Star Scoop: Get Ready for Girls, Mindy Goes on Winter Break, Disney Revisits Wonderland

By  November 22, 2013

131122_Star-Scoop

Hannah, Marnie, Jessa, and Shoshanna are bouncing back from the perils of season two with countryside road trips, haircuts, fitness overhauls, and… Adam. After weeks of Instagram teases Lena Dunham has graced Girls fans with a look at the (mis)adventures of season three. [YouTube]

The January 12 debut will be bittersweet, because as we welcome back Brooklyn’s shining millennials on HBO, we’ll be saying goodbye to Mindy Kaling on Fox. The Mindy Project is slated for a two-month hiatus beginning January 28 due to schedule changes on the network’s Tuesday night lineup. [Vulture]

See how far the rabbit hole goes when Disney falls—again—in May 2016. The studio will follow its 2010 billion-dollar blockbuster with Alice in Wonderland 2Mia Wasikowska and Johnny Depp will, of course, reprise their original roles. [The Hollywood Reporter]

She’s already got the money, and pretty soon, Oprah Winfrey will be showing us the funny. The media mogul is teaming up with Diablo Cody to develop a comedy series based on psychiatrist Julie Holland’s upcoming book, Moody Bitches. The show will capture “the truth about the drugs you’re taking, the sex you’re not having, the sleep you’re missing and what’s really making you crazy.” Or in other words, life in general. [Variety]

Anastasia Steele has a roomie. Actress Eloise Mumford has been cast as Kate Kavanagh in the film adaptation of E.L. James’ Fifty Shades of Grey. Calvin Klein model Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson will take on the lead roles. [E! Online]

We’re already hooked on Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, but soon, our noses will be deep in Shonda Rhimes’ latest work: a book! The writer/showrunner extraordinaire inked her first deal, a memoir slated for 2015, with Simon & Schuster. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Katie Couric is getting digital. The Big Three veteran is leaving her post at ABC for a new deal at Yahoo. [The Wrap]