Star Scoop: Beastie Boys to Pen Memoir, HBO Hosts Sarah Silverman, Get GLUE-d with Steven Soderbergh


Experience Mike D, Ad-Rock, and MCA like never before. The surviving members of The Beastie Boys, Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz, are penning a “multidimensional” memoir with the help of hip-hop journo Sacha Jenkins. The still-untitled work will comprise a “loosely structured…oral history” and a “strong visual component,” chronicling their career, including the loss of founding member Adam Yauch. The book is set to hit shelves next fall. [The Hollywood Reporter]

HBO is giving Sarah Silverman the Beyoncé treatment… sort of. The satirist will be headlining her first comedy special for the premium network, Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles. The spot will be filmed this May in Los Angeles with an air date still to be determined. [Entertainment Weekly]

We all know Steven Soderbergh for his behind-the-scenes work on Ocean's Eleven, Traffic, and Magic Mike. For his latest “project” the multifaceted filmmaker is writing his first novella, Glueon Twitter. He's now seven chapters in (hard to do with only 140 characters, no?), and most recently admitted that a sequel to Magic Mike is in the works. [Vulture]

Today, Jason Collins made history. The Boston Celtic and Washington Wizard came out on the cover of Sports Illustrated as the first active professional athlete in the NBA to do so. “I want to do the right thing and not hide anymore,” Collins wrote in an exclusive for the issue. “I want to march for tolerance, acceptance, and understanding.” The move drew support from other NBA players over social media, including Kobe Bryant who revived his Twitter account to commend the veteran athlete. [E! Online]

According to rapper Drake, “Girls Love Beyoncé.” Over in The Wanted's world, they want a girl who “Walks Like Rihanna.” The boy band released their new single today, with a video set to premiere on May 7th, a month before their reality show debuts on E!. [MTV]

Is the (Broadway) world ready for Rocky? Sylvester Stallone is bringing the boxing drama to the stage with a theater production of the classic to run in March 2014. [ET Online]

The man who brought you Snoopy and Charlie Brown is going to have you Rollin with the Homies.Peanuts illustrator Tom Everhart is bringing an exhibition of new works to New York's AFA Gallery from May 18-June 18th that merges his cartoon creations with the world of fine art. [GLAM Inbox]