When Kelly Marcel was first signed on to write the script for the Fifty Shades of Grey film adaptation, she was excited. “I... agreed to read the book and read it and then, having read it, much like you, I was like, ‘Oh, this is a movie and it’s something really, really interesting,’” she told Bret Easton Ellis on his »
Remember all of those feminist engagement photos, where the groom is being carried instead of the bride? Well, photographer Szilvia Molnar’s series The Man, The Writer, and His Cigarette tackles the same gender reversal idea except with images of cool male authors with cigarettes. Let’s all imagine if the Malboro man… »
In today's Tweet Beat, Diane Keaton went on a streak of male appreciation, Lindsay Lohan "flaked" on Bret Easton Ellis and Metta World Peace was full of so much fascinating information, it was hard to decide which was the most enlightening. »
Right up front, I want to make it clear that I was rooting for The Canyons. I want Lohan to be okay! James Deen is compelling, as human beings go! Paul Schrader! Taxi Driver! Bret Easton Eeuuuuugghhhh...uhhhmmm...a fourth thing! So it is with no preconceived grudge whatsoever that I must inform you that… »
King Douche Kanye West (the douche you love) is a big fan of King Douche Bret Easton Ellis (the douche you hate) — so much so that he paid homage to the author during the promotion of Yeezus by recreating the iconic Huey Lewis & the News scene from the film American Psycho, which is based on Ellis' novel of the same… »
Reese Witherspoon totally regrets that she Tracy Flicked out on the cop who pulled her and husband Jim Toth over around midnight on Friday, booking Toth for a DUI and Witherspoon for disorderly conduct (Reese yelled "Do you know my name?" at the cop and claimed that he was not a real police officer). Above, find her… »
Well. We find ourselves once again faced with Bret Easton Ellis having a conniption fit on social media, this time about being snubbed by the GLAAD Awards. No, Ellis wasn’t up for an award — according to his ululating Twitter account, he was told, we imagine politely, that he would not be welcome at the Hollywood… »
After a disastrous half-decade, 2012 seemed like it could be Lindsay Lohan's year. It wasn't. Why does she keep hitting road bumps (or, in her case, other cars on the Pacific Coast Highway) that hinder her success at being a normal working actress? A lengthy new profile of the three weeks she worked on The Canyons… »
Hugh Jackman revealed to Katie Couric that he and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness went through some grueling emotional trials before adopting their son Oscar, 12, and daughter Ava, 7. »Although she's since deleted the tweet in question, has been addressing concerns about her rapidly-plummeting-off-the-chart song…
Fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly, Lindsay Lohan's gotta blow off her obligations on the set of every single movie she's worked on for the last five years. In other words, if you play with fire, fire is probably gonna do drugs and drink Red Bull all night and wake up at 4 PM in a bed at the Four Seasons, trying to… »
Molly Ringwald (yup, that Molly Ringwald) recently penned her first novel, When It Happens To You, which revolves around a troubled marriage. She still acts and hopes to adapt the novel to the screen—one of her icons is Steve Martin—and counts among her favorite authors Joan Didion, Philip Roth, Lorrie Moore, Toni… »
Lindsay Lohan just got a job. Bret Easton Ellis Tweeted last night that the troubled actor will be joining porn star (and permanent crush of all straight ladydom) James Deen in the cast of The Canyons, the ultra-low-budget indie film Ellis wrote. Paul Schrader, of American Gigolo and Mishima fame, will direct. The… »
In this edition of Tweet Beat, Molly Ringwald and Bret Easton Ellis get nostalgic about an old three-way with John Edward's mistress, Miley Cyrus drops a big complain-o-brag, Joel McHale joins One Direction and James Deen is dressed like a panda.
In this edition of Tweet Beat, Bret Easton Ellis thinks we need to stop coddling weak bullying victims, Nicki Minaj objectifies the men of Hawaii, Russell Brand puts his iPhone through a window in memory of Steve Jobs and a funny glimpse into South by Southwest.
Saturday, in the wee small hours of the morning, noted scribbler Bret Easton Ellis unleashed an avalanche of ideas for a possible American Psycho sequel, encouraging his followers, "Please keep sending ideas...You won't get credit...But they help..." Most of what Ellis shared with his denizens is just pop culture… »
Title: The Canyons. Starts shooting: In July. Plot: Vague. But it "will follow a small group of Los Angeles twenty-somethings, in a psycho-sexual thriller that will have both crime and redemption elements." So, like Less Than Zero will more fucking? Perhaps! Right now porn star/crush object James Deen isn't officially… »
In today's Tweet Beat. Bret Easton Ellis is hot and bothered over Vampire Eric, all that glitters is gold for Khloe Kardashian, people have thoughts on the Giants-49ers game and Johnny Weir makes friends at the DMV.
Today in Tweet Beat, Bret Easton Ellis makes a sweeping generalization about women. Plus, Christ Brown is angling for a duet with Beyoncé. »