Star Scoop: The Rolling Stones Headline Glastonbury, Martin Scorsese Brings ‘Gangs’ to TV, Amanda Seyfried’s Gold Popcorn

By  March 29, 2013

After skipping 2012, UK’s Glastonbury is back with a major followup to Beyoncé‘s 2011 headlining performance: The Rolling Stones. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, and Ronnie Wood are confirmed to take over the Somerset event this summer, marking the 50-year-old band’s first time performing at the annual festival. [VOGUE UK]

Yesterday, we told you that Martin Scorsese‘s acclaimed The Kings of Comedy is being restored to close out the 2013 TriBeCa Film Festival. Today, we’ve learned the revered director will have you crowding around your television sets with another one of his archival hits. Scorsese is developing his 2002 historical drama Gangs of New York, into a TV show with Miramax and GK Films. With the success of Boardwalk Empire, which Scorsese executive produces, it’s safe to say this too will be an award-winning hit. [Entertainment Weekly]

A little popcorn never hurt anyone, especially if it’s gilded in gold and given to you by Les Misérables star Amanda Seyfreid. The original Mean Girl will be joining Zac Efron, Steve Carell, and the Scandal-ous Kerry Washington as presenters at this year’s MTV Movie Awards, airing April 14th. [MTV]

Shiri Appleby isn’t the only star to welcome a bundled baby girl this week. House of Lies star Kristen Bell jokingly tweeted that she and fiance Dax Shepard‘s new roommate “poops her pants and doesn’t pay rent,” welcoming in good news that the couple brought newborn daughter Lincoln Bell Shepard home yesterday. [Yahoo News]

See Hollywood greats like Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, and Judy Garland like you never have before—that is, if you make the right bid. The Movie Star News Collection, which started in 1939, will be auctioning off vintage photos from its exclusive archives next week in New York City. [The Cut]

A Richard Pryor biopic is in the works, but there’s a new development from behind the scenes that will get fans of the comedian’s work buzzing. Actor, producer, and director Forest Whitaker and Pryor’s wife, Jennifer Pryor, have replaced Bill Condon as co-directors of the project. As far as who will play Pryor himself, Marlon Wayans and Mike Epps are among candidates to take on the role. [Huffington Post]

Condolences are in order for the family of Richard Griffiths, who played the disgruntled Uncle Dursley in the Harry Potter series, passed away yesterday. The Tony Award-winning actor suffered complications during heart surgery; he was 65. [Vulture]