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'Fargo' episode 2: Finding the Coen brothers Easter eggs

The new FX drama Fargo doesn’t simply borrow themes, setting, and mood from its namesake 1996 film — it lovingly, sometimes quite obviously, pays homage to the entire Coen brothers oeuvre.

Here are the Coen Easter eggs that we picked up on in episode 2, The Rooster Prince: READ FULL STORY

A Peeps movie might be in the works, and we've got a few ideas

Peeps: You either love them or you hate them. Unless, of course, you’ve never had them, which should probably be a crime.

But in case you don’t know, the Easter-themed candy consists of a marshmallow that’s covered in colored sugar crystals and most often formed into the shape of either a chick or a bunny. We know, based solely on that description, it seems obvious that this classic candy should star in a Hollywood movie, but up to now, it’s never been done. However, that might change!

According to Deadline, Adam Rifkin has optioned film and TV rights to the fancy marshmallow treats for what could be a “Lego Movie-esque family epic set the night before a Peeps diorama contest, when a wayward Peep gets misplaced and must adventure through the fantasy lands of different-themed dioramas before the contest’s judging begins.” Ah yes, the tale of the lost Peep. It is a classic, I must admit. But what if this movie went another direction? What other things would make for a good Peep movie? We’ve got some ideas: READ FULL STORY

Listen to Fantasia and Dule Hill on three tracks of Broadway's 'After Midnight' -- EXCLUSIVE FIRST LISTEN

Tony nominations are just around the corner, and one of the titles you can bet will yield a fair amount of ‘em is After Midnight, the marvelously assembled one-act jazz revue now playing on Broadway. Since opening last fall, the musical has remained one of the most acclaimed shows of the season, and remained quite relevant due to a bright cast of rotating guest performers (recent months have seen k.d. lang, Toni Braxton, Babyface, and Vanessa Williams, the latter currently playing through May 11). READ FULL STORY

Hear all the F-words uttered in 'Wolf of Wall Street' -- VIDEO

Screen Junkies, what tricksters! The YouTube channel put out a video Tuesday touting it was a supercut of just the “F” words in The Wolf of Wall Street. And by “F” words, they meant literally all the words that begin with “F” said in the film — save the actual F-word.

The video’s premise is a play on the number of times “f—” is uttered in the film, an unclear number that is somewhere in the 500s.

Check out the video from Screen Junkies — the same people who make the always-hilarious Honest Trailers – below: READ FULL STORY

Mark Ruffalo posts first cast photos from 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' set

Avengers Assemble! While filming for the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron has been in progress since early April, today marks the first official day that all six Avengers — Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, and Jeremy Renner – were reunited on the set, according to a tweet from Ruffalo.

Though that alone would have been enough to excite fans, the actor — seemingly well aware of what the public really wants — took things one step further by tweeting out a few photos of the cast posted on his Instagram and Tumblr. One photo shows the elusive Black Widow herself, a.k.a. Johansson, in a character-branded track jacket. (And it looks like the short red curls are back to stay!) The other? A reunion photo with Ruffalo’s fellow science bro Downey, Jr., of course.

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This week's cover: 'Orange Is the New Black' scores a big (prison) break

The ladies of Litchfield are back — and they’re ready for you to binge! After the first season of Netflix’s prison dramedy Orange Is the New Black premiered last July and became the network’s most-viewed original series debut, audiences clamored for more from the fascinating women of different shapes, sizes, races, socioeconomic classes, and sexualities who shared just one thing: They’re all behind bars.

In this week’s Entertainment Weekly, Jessica Shaw goes deep into the trenches on the show’s Queens, New York, set to get the lowdown from the inmates themselves. Series creator Jenji Kohan promises there are plenty of juicy stories to come in the second season, which picks up a few weeks after the bloody beatdown that lands Piper (Taylor Schilling) in solitary. “We had a theme for season 2. A little darker, a little more fractured. We wanted to explore the groups one at a time,” says Kohan. “It was getting a little summer-campy, and we wanted to address the realities that this is prison.” READ FULL STORY

Rebel Wilson posts the first photo from the set of 'Pitch Perfect 2'

I hope you have your pitch pipes ready, because things are about to get aca-mazing.

Rebel Wilson tweeted out the first photo from the set of Pitch Perfect 2, and even though it doesn’t feature Anna Kendrick or any of those Barden Bellas uniforms, it’s full of familiar faces. Specifically, Wilson is joined by Ester Dean, Brittany Snow, Kelley Jakle, Alexis Knapp, Hana Mae Lee, and the film’s director, Elizabeth Banks.

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'Daily Show' writer's 'Act of God' coming to Broadway, starring God

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Soon, The Book of Mormon won’t be the only show to rattle the religious on Broadway.

Former Daily Show head writer David Javerbaum’s new comedy An Act of God has announced its plans to appear to the Broadway masses in 2015.

The play is based on the book The Last Testament: A Memoir By God, which, according to press notes, was written by God and merely put onto the page by Javerbaum. The book is purported to be “the ultimate celebrity autobiography” and is associated with Javerbaum’s wildly popular @TheTweetOfGod Twitter handle.

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Justin Bieber apologizes for visit to controversial shrine honoring Japanese war criminals

Once again, Justin Bieber is making headlines for a photo he posted on Instagram. Luckily, this one has nothing to do with Anne Frank or urinating. It does, however, involve World War II. Intriguing, right?

While visiting Tokyo, the young Biebs paid a visit to the Yasukuni Shrine. As you may know, the Yasukuni Shrine is a big point of dispute between China and Japan, because it honors Japan’s fallen WWII soldiers — including those who committed major atrocities in Asia during the war. So when Bieber posted a photo of himself bowing his head at the entrance to the shrine with the caption, “Thank you for your blessings,” he offended many of his Chinese fans.

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Lupita Nyong'o is 'People' magazine's Most Beautiful

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And People’s Most Beautiful goes to… Lupita Nyong’o!

The actress was announced as the recipient of People’s annual title Wednesday morning. Nyong’o told the magazine she’s thrilled about what this means: “I was happy for all the girls who would see me on [the cover] and feel a little more seen.”

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