Star Scoop: PLL Sticks Around, Kristen Wiig Sits in the Director’s Chair, The Magic School Bus 2.0

By  June 12, 2014

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Pretty hurts… unless you’re a pretty, little liar. Fans of ABC Family’s top drama Pretty Little Liars will be staying in Rosewood for at least two more seasons, thanks to an extension on the series. Network president Tom Ascheim says the show “reigns supreme in pop culture” and that its antagonist, “A,” has more in store for Lucy Hale and company. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler aren’t the only female comedians who can do a buddy film justice. Kristen Wiig is teaming up with Bridesmaids scribe Annie Mumolo for a new project that will double as Wiig’s directorial debut. The untitled comedy will follow “best friends who find themselves in over their heads and out of their depths.” Rather vague, but coming from these Oscar-nominated gals, it’ll be worth a trip to the theater. [The Wrap]

Netflix is ready to raft a river of lava. It has acquired the rights to 1990s Saturday-morning staple The Magic School Bus, and will be bringing it back in a CGI-animated version by 2016. The site’s modernized version will feature robots and smart suits to help teach science “in a way that transcends generations.” Did we mention that Netflix is also reviving Goosebumps and Clifford the Big Red Dog? Talk about a binger! [New York Times]

American Express has given us yet another reason to Uber. With the help of Emmy Rossum, the companies announced a new partnership Tuesday night: a first-of-its-kind mobile loyalty program that will allow AmEx cardholders to earn double points or redeem points for Uber services. Let’s ride! [GLAM Inbox]

Kanye West’s wedding style has rubbed off on another A-lister: Dwyane Wade. According to the Miami Heat baller’s fiancée Gabrielle Union, he’s taking control of their big day. “He realized that I was trying to turn it into a frat party with k-cups and beer pong, and he took over. He really Kanye’d himself and really doubled down, and it’s his princess day and I’m just along for the ride.” [Us Magazine]

The big one is about to hit California, and Kylie Minogue is coming along for the ride. The Australian icon is joining The Rock Dwayne Johnson in 2015’s earth-shattering action flick San Andreas 3D. [The Hollywood Reporter]