Star Scoop: ‘Gone Girl’ Author Gets New Deal, Stevie Wonder Honors Dick Clark at AMAs, ‘American Horror Story’ Gets Third Season

By  November 15, 2012

Gillian Flynn, the acclaimed author behind best-seller Gone Girl, has more fiction in store for her fans. Random House’s Crown Publishing Group announced that Flyyn will release two more novels (mysteries?) under their imprint, including a new venture, young adult fiction. Flynn will soon be penning the screenplay for her Girl hit with Reese Witherspoon signing on as the film adaptation’s producer and potential lead. [The New York Times]

Good citizens of Las Vegas, Shania Twain has arrived. The country star saddled up for her Caesars Palace debut and rode into her new Vegas venue on horseback, with a herd of 40 more to follow. Her “Still The One” show kicks off on December 1 and will run through the 15th. [USA Today]

Brazilian music star Caetano Veloso was honored as the Latin Recording Academy’s Person of the Year last night. Nelly Furtado and Natalie Cole were among the artists who shared in celebrating the eight-time Latin Grammy award winner’s honor. The full Latin Grammy Awards will air live tonight from the Mandalay Bay Center in Vegas. [Yahoo News]

Fans of “American Horror Story” are in for a two-fold treat. Not only has FX ordered a third season of the spooky primetime slot, this season’s current star, Jessica Lange, will be coming back too. Famous for their miniseries style, producers of “AHS” are enlisting a repertory cast, bringing back key actors from seasons one and two in new roles. Season three will begin production summer 2013. [Huffington Post]

The late Dick Clark, founder and long-time host of the American Music Awards, will be honored at this year’s 40th ceremony by Stevie Wonder. The “Ribbon in the Sky” R&B legend will be introduced by none other than Ryan Seacrest for the commemorative presentation. Other slated performers for this year’s live airing of the AMA’s include Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, and Chris Brown. Catch the show Sunday at 8:00 p.m. on ABC. [CNN]