Star Scoop: Anna Kendrick Covets Cinderella’s Slippers, Tupac May Rise On Broadway, and Dr. Oz Gets Glossy


Anna Kendrick might be stepping into the coveted glass slippers as Cinderella in Disney’s adaptation of ‘Into the Woods. She’s slated to join the likes of Star Trek’s Chris Pine, Emily Blunt and more in the dark, musical fairytale mashup directed by Chicago’s Rob Marshall. Her “pitch perfect” pipes and Marshall’s direction might help her strike gold come awards season next year. [Hollywood Reporter]

Look like Tupac will rise again, but noi as a hologram. The slain rapper will be the subject of a new musical, Holler If Ya Hear Me. Instead of chronicling the hip hop legend’s life, the story will follow two childhood friends and their families in a Midwestern city. [Entertainment Weekly]

Since his days on Oprah, Dr. Oz’s has turned his pursuit of wellness into a daytime TV show, but now he’s heading to print. The cardiologist has partnered with Hearst, which also publishes his mentor’s monthly magazine, for a new lifestyles glossy with and “upbeat, optimistic attitude” for physical and emotional well-being. [Variety]

If you’ve already breezed through our Glam-approved reading list, Amazon has just released the list of the best books of 2013 (so far). Life After Life by Kate Atkinson topped the list, but with titles from Donna Tarti and Amy Tan slated to hit shelves and Kindles this Fall, the list might shift dramatically! [Entertainment Weekly]

Kevin McHale, Tarcy Morgan, Leslie Baker, and Beth Behrs are getting serious. The comedic stars are partnering with the Creative Coaltiition and Renaissance Hotels to bolster support for its Live Life to Discover: Art for the Soul campaign. The non-profit helps to support tarts programs in public schools and local communities, urging citizens help as “ every $1 that the nation on the arts; $7 dollars are returned.” [GLAM Inbox]

Get ready to riot! Sundance Selects has just scooped up the right to rock documentary, The Punk Singer, which follows Bikini Kill and Le Tigre frontwoman Kathleen Hanna. The riot grrrl was known as the of the movement in the ‘90s but eventually fell silent. After a rousing success at SXSW, audiences will peek into Hanna life this fall [Deadline]