Sony has closed a deal with the Jim Henson Company to produce a reboot of Labyrinth, the 1986 fantasy film which starred a teenaged Jennifer Connelly trying to rescue her baby brother from a goblin king, played by David Bowie. The news evokes feelings of “Too soon” and questions of “Why, even?” Seriously, why?
These days, actress Jennifer Connelly might be a fully grown, Oscar-winning lady, but back in the mid '80s, she was just a normal teen with good hair, a perfectly symmetrical face and several movies under her incredibly high-rise belt. Here she is at 15, auditioning for the iconic role of Sarah in Jim Henson's …
BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 12: Actress Jennifer Connelly attends the 'Aloft' premiere during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival at Berlinale Palast on February 12, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Clemens Bilan/Getty Images)
Ruh-roh. The Jennifer Lopez sex tape has been stolen. Shit. Does this mean the footage J.Lo worked so hard to block from being released might show up online any minute now? What a nightmare. [Radar Online]
Does it matter if The Tourist is any good? It has Jolie and Depp! Ditto the NYC premiere, which also had Pitt, Connelly, Ashanti and some great cold-weather clothes.
When the geese head south, the stars head north: to Canada, for the Toronto Film Festival.
A garment by Alexander McQueen is not necessarily a "safe" pick for a celebrity.
...and doesn't miss a beat. Because, seriously, if anything's worth cursing about, it's the stress of dealing with the wrong kind of chard with an overstuffed house during the holidays. Dave, as usual, doesn't seem to get it.
Jennifer was the most popular girl's name from 1970 all the way to 1984, and its sheer ubiquity makes Jennifer seem wholesome, trustworthy — and a little run-of-the-mill.