Star Scoop: Pharrell is ‘Here,’ Kobe Bryant Gets the Doc Treatment, Mrs. Doubtfire Returns

By  April 17, 2014

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The Academy Awards may have another chance to get it right. Pharrell dropped “Here,” a ballad he wrote for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which we hope earns him another Oscar nom (and eventual win) for his song-penning prowess. Mr. G I R L also worked on the score for the summer blockbuster, further showcasing him as a man of many (literal) hats. [Rolling Stones]

Speaking of the Oscars, its 87th annual ceremony will air, stream, or be celebrated at a swanky Glam Fam affair, on February 22nd, 2015. [Huffington Post]

Never fear, Angelenos. Kobe Bryant will be back on the hardwood this fall. Before his big return, Showtime will debut a documentary on the record-setting baller that will highlight the “successes and challenges during his professional life” and probe Bryant on his post-basketball plans. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Mrs. Doubtfire, take two. Robin Williams will reunite with the 1993 film’s director Chris Columbus for a long-awaited sequel. No word yet on the plot line yet, but based on the original’s $222 million run at the international box office, it’ll likely be a hit. [Vulture]

Sound the alarm! You’ve been sentenced to another binge-watching session at Litchfield. That’s right—the season two trailer for Orange is the New Black has landed. [YouTube]

April showers bring May flowers… and mark the return of the Tribeca Film Festival. With 10 more days to go, The Huffington Post has compiled a list of must-see film’s from this year’s competition. Among them, an untitled James Brown documentary, a film celebrating Nas’s classic Illmatic, a Katie Holmes starrer about a school teacher-turned-vigilante, and James Franco’s drama about a group of teens, Palo Alto. [Huffington Post]

We’re just on day two of the TFF, but Cannes is gunning to steal its proverbial thunder. Cannes Film Festival authorities unveiled the lineup for this year’s competition, with 18 films—three from the U.S., including a western from actor/director Tommy Lee Jones—vying for the coveted Palme d’Or. [Variety]

Here’s your chance to meet Brad PittBruno Mars, and Kings of Leon for only $10. This is not a test. We repeat: this is Not. A. Test. [Groupon]