Star Scoop: Rihanna Talks Children in Elle UK, Daniel Radcliffe Doing ‘Frankenstein,’ George Lopez Hosts Playboy

By  March 01, 2013

Clad in her own River Island collection, Rihanna covered ELLE UK twice for its April 2013 issue. But this time, it wasn’t the artist’s signature pixie hair cut or sexy style that stole the show. In fact, the line that made both covers of the spring glossies was “I will have a child,” leading many to chime in on her reconciliation with Chris Brown. [E! Online]

Frankenstein is being brought back to life and Harry Potter alum Daniel Radcliffe will be part of the project. The Broadway star is in final talks to take on the role of Igor, Victor Frankenstein’s hunch-backed assistant. This time around, though, the story marked by “it’s alive” will be told from Igor’s perspective, giving Radcliffe the lead and perhaps opening up some unexpected twists in the classic tale. [Entertainment Weekly]

Move over Bill Cosby — there’s a new Playboy Jazz Festival host in town, and his name is George Lopez. Lopez succeeds Cosby, who served as host for 30 years, for this year’s fête in June. Slated performers include Herbie Hancock, Jeffrey Osborne, and Sheila E. [Yahoo News]

What’s not to love about Jennifer Lawrence? She’s gorgeous, goofy, and makes us feel like she could be our very own BFF. Plus, any celebrity who admits that Photoshop was a contributing factor to nailing the perfect shot (like in her Miss Dior ad), gets points in our book. [ABC News]

Happy birthday Justin Bieber! Although your big 1-9 was capped off with shirtless photos across the web and a new mystery girl, we’re still ready to rock on in celebration of another Biebstastic year. And since you’re still not old enough to drink, we’ll raise a glass on your behalf. [GLAM Buzz]

It looks like Skyfall will continue to rack up some wins with the approaching Jameson Empire Awards. After being crowned the biggest film in 007 history, the Daniel Craig action flick is up for six Jameson Empire honors with nominations for best thriller, best director, best actor, best British film, best actress for Dame Judi Dench, and best film. [ET Online]