Star Scoop: Adele is Entertainer of the Year, Angelina Jolie’s Next Big Gig, Lena Dunham is Time Mag’s ‘Coolest’

By  December 19, 2012

In case you’ve been missing Angelina Jolie, she’s about to make a comeback… in the director’s seat, that is. The mother of 6 and soon-to-be Mrs. Brad Pitt, is reported to be directing her second film since 2011′s In the Land of Blood and Honey. This time around, Jolie will head the film adaptation of Laura Hillenbrand‘s best seller, Unbroken, about Olympian and World War II prisoner of war, Louis Zamperini. [CNN]

If you haven’t come to terms with the fact that Lena Dunham has had one of the best years ever. Her Girls HBO series was a hit, she got four EMMY nominations, signed a $3.5 million book deal, and even inspired a Deborah Lippman collection of nail polishes. And, to top is all off, Time has named her the “coolest” person of the year. [TIME]

Speaking of high rides in 2012, Adele continues to make headlines. This time, for being named the AP‘s Entertainer of the Year. We’re sure that the diamond status of a little album named 21 has something to do with that. [Yahoo News]

The Black Keys are running high off their record six nominations for the 2013 Grammys (they’re tied with Frank Ocean, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Fun., and Mumford & Sons), and now, fans will be able to share some late night chatter with the duo’s drummer Patrick Carney. He’ll be in charge of a monthly, themed radio show, Serious Boredom. Carney’s airwaves debut will happen this Thursday, December 20 as he recounts his favorite high school indie rock hits. [Huffington Post]

The world according to emerging rap star Iggy Azalea? Nothing smells better than musk, she’ll never get rid of her beloved Gumby figurine, and being homeless can be glamorous, too. [ELLE]

What would you do if the 1960s sic-fi series “The Twilight Zone” came to a television set near you, circa 2013? Well, “X-Men” director Bryan Singer is reviving the series for just that. [CNN]