Star Scoop: Rose Byrne To Broadway, Channing Tatum As Gene Kelly-Type, Rachel McAdams’ Heartfelt Audition For The Notebook

By  June 25, 2014

starscoop625She does beauty, she does humor, and now, she does Broadway?! What can’t Rose Byrne do? After playing a role in the popular film Neighbors, Byrne is now making her Broadway debut in the upcoming revival of Moss Hart’s You Can’t Take It With You. Other members of the cast include James Earl Jones and Kristine Nielsen. Byrne is set to play Alice, the daughter of the Sycamore family. The show starts previews in August, and its genre is one that Byrne does best: comedy. [Variety]

Talk about a star studded cast! Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton, and Ralph Fiennes are all in negotiations to join the Coen Brothers’ upcoming comedy Hail Caesar! The movie’s cast already features Josh Brolin and George Clooney, and the addition of Swinton, Tatum, and Fiennes will undoubtedly be huge. Plus, Tatum would reportedly be playing a Gene Kelly-type role, which we would fully support. [The Hollywood Reporter]

If you’re a bird, I’m a bird! Today marks the Tenth Anniversary of The Notebook, the film that made every teenage girl in America fall in love with Ryan Gosling and want to be Rachel McAdams. In honor of the occasion, here’s McAdams’ audition tape for the role of Allie that shows us she was the perfect person to play the part. She reads from the scene where Noah and Allie argue after spending a passionate weekend together (cue the tears), and well…we’ll floored. Excuse us while we grab the Kleenex… [The Huffington Post]

Ever wonder if Keira Knightley can sing? Now you can see for yourself! In her newest movie, Begin Again, coming to theaters July 2. Knightley plays a songwriter who begins her own singing career after her rocker boyfriend, played by Adam Levine, breaks up with her. A sneak preview of the soundtrack has been released, showcasing Knightley’s surprising singing ability. We admire Keira for expanding her repertoire! [Vulture]

Look who escaped the cell block! Orange is the New Black star Natasha Lyonne will appear as a guest star in an upcoming episode of HBO’s Girls. While there are no details being released about her character, Lyonne will be joining the guest star-studded cast of Zachary Quinto, Gillian Jacobs, and Jason Ritter. We love Girls and we love Orange is the New Black, so this guest star situation? It just makes sense to us. [E! Online]