Star Scoop: Playing Kim K., Colin Farrell Cops Out, On The Run with HBO

By  July 11, 2014

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Keeping up with Kim Kardashian is now easier than ever, because you can keep Kim Kardashian in your pocket. Unless you’ve gone on a Kim K. cleanse, you know that the reality star-turned-Paris Couture front rower—that’s another story, folks—dropped a video game. Thanks to “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood,” we now know that making the A-list involves flirting with virtual podiatrists, finding money in fire hydrants, and answering Kardashian whenever she calls. [Vulture]

Colin Farrell is copping out. The Saving Mr. Banks star is reportedly heading to HBO as one of three leads in season two of True Detective. According to Entertainment Weekly, HBO programming president Michael Lombardo says announcements could be made as soon as next week. We’ll keep our fingers crossed. [Deadline]

Speaking of HBO, if you missed out on tickets to Jay Z and Beyoncé’s On The Run Tour, don’t fret. The premium cabler will film the September 12 and 13 Parisian dates of the show and air the special at a later date. The power couple have cultivated quite the exclusive relationship with HBO over the years: Bey made her directorial debut on their, is currently airing ten weeks of performances from her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, and Jay premiered the visuals to “Picasso Baby” on HBO last year. [Time]

Thirty years later, and we’re still calling on Ghostbusters. Sony is promoting the anniversary of the 1984 comedy with a trailer featuring throwback work from stars Dan AykroydBill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, and more. The limited-edition DVD will be available on August 29. [Variety]

The final chapter of the Fast & Furious franchise may be a year away, but thanks to an open letter, its cast and crew already has us in tears. The family acknowledged the end of production while paying homage to an integral part of the team: the late Paul Walker. “There was a time when we didn’t know how we could go on, or even if we should. But we listened to you, and you inspired us not only to keep going but to try and make the best FAST & FURIOUS movie yet,” the letter read, adding that Vin Diesel was the glue that kept them all together. [Huffington Post]