Star Scoop: Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig do Broadway, Kelly Rowland Brings DC3 Back, Jason Segel Pens Book Series

By  April 08, 2013

Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig are quite the couple in real life, and this fall, we’ll get to see their chemistry together on stage. The pair will star opposite one another in the Harold Pinter play, Betrayal, where Weisz will portray the unfaithful Emma, who carries on a seven-year affair with her husband Robert’s (Craig) close friend. The salacious drama will open at the Barrymore Theatre in NYC on November 3rd. [VOGUE UK]

With her fourth solo album scheduled to be released June 4th, Destiny’s Child alum Kelly Rowland revealed that she’s reuniting with Beyoncé and Michelle Williams for the Talk A Good Game project. The major post-Superbowl announcement is a welcome collaboration for DC3 fans although Rowland makes it clear that it’s not a “group” song. “It’s not a Destiny’s Child track, it’s me featuring Beyoncé and Michelle,” she said, adding that it’s all about a “soul” sound. [Billboard]

Don’t put comedian Jason Segel in a box. Although we know him best for acting in hilarious romps like Forgetting Sarah Marshall, the multifaceted star is lending his talent to the pen and page. He’s set to release a series of young adult novels based on a script he wrote at age 21. Segel told a viewing party at the Jacob Burns Film Center that his untitled works are “about kids facing their biggest fears” and will be released later this year. [VH1]

Bravo is pulling the plug on Kathy Griffin‘s namesake talk show. The two-time Emmy Award winner reacted to the news on Twitter, confirming that Kathy would be canceled after just two seasons on the air. Rumors are swirling, though, that she may be teaming up with Anderson Cooper for an hour-long program on CNN. [E! Online]

The Wolfpack‘s back and you’re gonna be in trouble! The first trailer for Hangover III has arrived, with Vegas and Mr. Chow making reprises. Oh—there’s a giraffe, too, which oddly enough isn’t farfetched for the gang’s hilarious hijinks. [Huffington Post]

Country singer, The Voice mentor, and wedding officiator? Such are the talents of “Home” singer Blake Shelton, who will be presiding over Kelly Clarkson‘s wedding to his manager, Brandon Blackstock. [MTV]

Just one day after the fashion world bid adieu to iconic designer Lilly Pulitzer, it has been announced that original Mouseketeer Annette Funicello has died. The former Disney star and singer, known for roles in Babes in Toyland and Back to the Beach, suffered from complications with multiple sclerosis. She was 70 years old. [People]

News of Funicello’s death comes on the heels of another tragic loss; Margaret Thatcher, the first female British Prime Minister, passed away today at the age of 87. [VOGUE UK]