A video surfaced Friday of The Amazing Spider-Man costars Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone doing a bizarre musical promo for their film, complete with a German exclamation at the end. When asked by Vulture about the ignominious 14 seconds, Garfield marveled, “Is that online? That’s hilarious!” Below, watch the original sing-a-wrong and find out exactly what was going through Garfield and Stone’s heads to inspire the weirdness. READ FULL STORY
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To the already superhuman list of things Jon Hamm can do — win Golden Globes, kill on SNL, pour a mean drink, fill out a suit like its nobody’s business, etc. — we have a new addition: The Mad Men star can effortlessly bowl a perfect strike. Need proof? Check out this exclusive video clip from Chris Hardwick’s All Star Bowling, a new show on YouTube’s The Nerdist Channel. (Note: The clip has some NSFW trash talk. And be sure to watch the show’s cool Mad Men-style promo afterward by clicking on the second video in the playlist below.) READ FULL STORY
Tomorrow, the website My Damn Channel, home to funny webisodes like Wainy Days, will launch its first live series. Hosted by actor-comedian-writer Beth Hoyt, My Damn Channel LIVE will air weekdays at 4 p.m., with 30-minute shows every Wednesday and 10-minute segments on the other four days of the workweek. Before Hoyt takes the online stage tomorrow, EW asks the comedian what celebs she hopes to nab, whether she’s expecting the unexpected, and how she plans to translate a late-night format to an afternoon airtime. Get to know Beth Hoyt, and be sure to check out a promo for the show after the jump:
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Why should people tune in to the show?
BETH HOYT: Because it’s unlike anything out there and because it’s live. While anything can happen, we are planning a lot of exciting and crazy stuff. With the combination of what we’ve planned and what we are unable to plan… I don’t know what we’ll be hit with, but I’m ready for it. READ FULL STORY
PopWatch Planner: Remembering the Japan tsunami, counting down to 'The Hunger Games,' and 'Idol' heats up
The Hunger Games film release is less than two weeks away – are you ready for the reaping? Join us on EW.com for the livestream of the premiere on Monday! But that’s hardly all that’s going on this week – there’s a bunch of Oscar-nominated films coming out on DVD so you can catch up on what you may have missed, plus Discovery Channel investigates life on ice and Idol is already down to the Top 12. Have a great week!
YouTube: Japan in a Day
Today marks one year since the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit Japan. In commemoration of the disaster and to focus on the resilience of Japan, filmmaker Ridley Scott is using today to kick off work on his new project, Japan in a Day, which asks people around the world to film whatever they are doing today, March 11, and submit it for inclusion in a crowd-sourced documentary. Scott previously collaborated with YouTube on Life in a Day, which gathered footage from around the world and told a story of humanity. You can watch the trailer on YouTube now, and submit a video from anywhere in the world up until midnight tonight.
The Hunger Games premiere, live on EW.com
The big day is almost here. You can officially start planning your Katniss/Effie/Peeta costume –The Hunger Games premiere in Los Angeles is Monday night and we’ll be streaming it live on EW.com! The movie officially opens around the country on March 23, but catch Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and co. on the red carpet here first. And if you’re in LA, you’d better already be downtown at the Nokia Theater where they are allowing fans to camp out overnight for a chance to attend the big event.
Major DVD releases: Melancholia, The Descendants, My Week With Marilyn, Young Adult, The Adventures of Tintin
It’s a big day for home viewing – catch (nearly) everything you didn’t get a chance to see in the theaters before Oscar week as some major films come out on DVD. One of our favorite ‘Nominated for Nothing’ flicks, Melacholia with Kirsten Dunst, is in the mix, along with The Descendants, Michelle Williams’ nominated turn in My Week With Marilyn, animated film The Adventures of TinTin, and the edgy Jason Reitman-helmed Young Adult.
American Idol : The Top 12 perform, Fox, 8p.m.
We’re getting there – American Idol is already down to its Top 12 contestants and tonight they take the stage for the judges. The theme hasn’t been announced yet, but rocker Daughtry will perform on the follow up results show Thursday, so maybe there will be a harder edge to the songs this week?
Community, NBC, 8 p.m.
Bonus: DVD rental The Ides of March
As one astute commenter pointed out, Community makes its valiant return tonight on NBC. Will the fan favorite hold its own being scheduled up against ratings winner Big Bang Theory?
Also, just for fun – it’s the Ides of March– March 15, like the real ides of March — but this year there’s a film out on DVD to go along with the ever-ominous date. So grab a copy of the George Clooney/Ryan Gosling political thriller The Ides of March and do your best Caesar impression at home.
Film releases: 21 Jump Street, Casa de Mi Padre
March is notoriously slow for movie releases, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some fun (although perhaps a bit mindless) comedies hitting the multiplex. 21 Jump Street is a fun ride down memory lane (where’s Johnny Depp?), with Channing Tatum and Oscar-nominated Jonah Hill as a pair of ne’er do well cops sent to break up a school drug ring. Also out this weekend: hear Will Ferrell’s reportedly impressive Spanish in Casa di mi Padre.
Chasing Leprechauns, Hallmark Channel, 8 p.m.
Don your favorite green outfit and check out Hallmark’s latest cutesy holiday-themed endeavor – the story of a corporate hack (Adrian Pasdar) sent to Ireland to close a deal on a construction site that – get this – is rumored to be inhabited by leprechauns. I kid you not, this is really on TV. Or there’s always the ultimate St. Patrick’s Day-themed horror flick, Leprechaun (1993), starring Jennifer Aniston in her film debut.
Frozen Planet, Discovery Channel, 8p.m.
Penguins, and polar bears, and sea lions, oh my! In this new co-production with the BBC, Discovery Channel explores life in the polar areas of the world, giving a new view of these vast, frozen landscapes. Alec Baldwin narrates the seven-episode series.
If you didn’t think last week’s mash-up trailer of The Lion King and The Dark Knight Rises could get any better, think again. Brad Hansen has put his mash-up mastermind to a new task: placing universally adored robot WALL•E against the backdrop of the harrowing music and jarring stylistic edits of the Prometheus trailer. See the full video after the jump. READ FULL STORY
Last week, we told you about Chelsea Gill, Jason Segel’s “sane, tested, and disease-free” megafan who wrote a brilliant song asking The Muppets star on a date and posted it to YouTube. Segel quickly declared it “My favorite thing, maybe ever” and tweeted that he’d need a couple of days to put his response together. Four days later, he went above and beyond expectations, as witnessed by a picture that Gill shared with the Chicago Tribune. READ FULL STORY
It was one of 2011’s favorite memes, and it’s not showing any signs of stopping in 2012. Yes, PopWatchers, I’m talking about those ubiquitous online fan dating invitations. The first celeb to ring in the new year with an ask was Jason Segel. So what made superfan Chelsea Gill’s YouTube proposal stand out from the pack (besides the fact that she could be Mena Suvari’s younger sister)? What inspired Segel to post the video on his Twitter feed, calling it, “My favorite thing, maybe ever”? See her online plea below. READ FULL STORY
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