Star Scoop: Pharrell Heads to Harlem, Take a Kim Kardashian Kleanse, Frozen Heats Up

By  May 27, 2014

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It’s showtime at the Apollo and Pharrell is taking center stage. The purveyor of all things “Happy” is headed to the Harlem landmark as part of American Express’s first Unstaged show of the summer. His June 3rd set will be directed by Brooklynite Spike Lee, and live streamed for fans to watch worldwide. [GLAM Inbox]

Anyone in need of a Kim Kardashian cleanse? No #KimyeWedding talk allowed. [ELLE]

Ok… we lied. Who can resist comparing the new Mrs. West’s past two-country wedding to her $10 million dollar one to Kris Humphries in 2011? Not us. [The Daily Beast]

Temperatures may be heating up, but Frozen is still reigning supreme. The Disney triumph can officially claim the title of the fifth highest-grossing film of all time with $1.06 billion banked at the box office. It joins an elite clique of cinematic wonders including Avatar and Titanic. [Huffington Post]

Pixar won’t be opening up its “Headquarters” until summer 2015, but it will be worth the wait. Next June, the animation great will drop Inside Out, starring Amy PoehlerMindy KalingBill Hader, Lewis Black, and Phyllis Smith as five different emotions in a an uprooted little girl’s head. [Vulture]

Billboard is now interacting in real time. The company unveiled its Trending 140 chart today that ranks the most-popular songs being shard on social media. It seems that, for now, Lady Gaga’s “Sexxx Dreams” is topping timelines. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Following Friday night’s heartbreaking mass shooting at University of California, Santa Barbara, Seth Rogen came under scrutiny from Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday who wrote “How many students watch outsized frat-boy fantasies like Neighbors and feel, as Rodger did, unjustly shut out of college life that should be full of ‘sex and fun and pleasure’?” After responding to the post on Twitter, Rogen was defended by Variety editor Andrew Wallenstein who says, in this case, a link between criminality and Hollywood is “inappropriate” at best. [Variety]

True Detective, take two three? According to show creator Nic Pizzolatto says season two of the HBO drama will have three leads, all-new characters, and a lesser-known California backdrop that will “capture a certain psychosphere ambiance of the place.” So… will we see more Matthew McConaughey, or not?! [Vulture]