Star Scoop: James Franco Minds Mindy, Kim K. Prepping Post-Baby ‘Kris’ Reveal, Felicity Jones Teases Goblin Love

By  July 18, 2013

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In the latest episode of the world according to James Franco, the creative multihyphenate will have a hand in season two of The Mindy Project. He’ll play Dr. Paul Leotard, a “charismatic and popular” former model who “devoted himself to helping pregnant women and immediately applied to medical school” after an expectant mom broke his fall from the catwalk. [Vulture]

Kris Jenner may have teased us with a faux baby North West on her namesake talk show, but the momager may make good with a special guest: Kim Kardashian. The new mom is rumored to be making her big, post-baby reveal on Jenner’s Fox test. If this comes to fruition, it could offer the ratings push needed to solidy Kris for syndication in the fall. [Us Magazine]

Spoiler alert! While Felicty Jones’ character in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has been kept under wraps, the leading lady let fans in on some major news. “I’m the Goblin’s girlfriend—I’m in a relationship with him, and his accomplice. I’m on the dark side,” she mentioned in an interview with London’s View, while stating that we won’t know her character’s name because it’s “in the vaults of Marvel.” [Huffington Post]

Speaking of villains, Sony has offered a Comic-Con look at Jamie Foxx as Spider-Man’s sinister foe Electro. In the half-minute spot, he appears strapped to some electric device (obvi), murmuring “I can feel it in the walls. I feel it in my veins.”  We’re going to take a wild guess here and say the “it” he speaks of involves electricity. [Variety]

Five years ago today, Christopher Nolan delivered one of the most epic film experiences of all time: The Dark Knight. Though it was overshadowed by star Heath Ledger‘s shocking death, the film garnered $158.4 million in sales its opening weekend, marking the box office’s highest-grossing open to date. It went on to make a whopping $1 billion in theaters. [Huffington Post]

Grey’s Anatomy is getting some new faces this fall. Being Human‘s Bobby Campo and Hellcats star Heather Hemmens have secured recurring roles on the Shonda Rhimes drama for season 10. They’ll star as an engaged, fireman-cop couple who were involved with last season’s fatal bus crash. [The Hollywood Reporter]