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]
- Star is reporting that Teen Mom's Amber Portwood is pregnant and she's "scared to death." The mag also notes Amber's "been with so many guys in the past three months, she has no idea who the father could be."
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.
- Aussie model and former Miss Universe Jennifer Hawkins posed naked for the cover of Marie Claire's Australian edition. This may surprise you, but her photo wasn't Photoshopped. The issue, which goes on sale today, benefits an eating disorder foundation. [TheAge]
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.
- Victoria Beckham is out at Armani, and Megan Fox is in. The actress has just been photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott for next January's Emporio Armani underwear and Armani Jeans campaigns. [WWD]
- Did L.A. boutique Maxfield drop Victoria Beckham's dVb in favor of Holmes & Yang? Posh's people say Maxfield hasn't ordered the line for three seasons, and the decision had nothing to do with Katie Holmes, who is Posh's friend. [P6]