Star Scoop: Brangelina Vacation By the Sea, Remembering Amy Winehouse, More Tattoos for Rooney Mara?


Mr. and Mrs. Smith Pitt are doing it … again. Nine years after their last on-screen collab, and weeks after their wedding, we have a first look at their upcoming film, By the Sea. The couple star as former dancer and her writer husband, whose French vacation could save their marriage from unraveling—with Angelina Jolie giving 1970s Sophia Loren realness. [Entertainment Weekly]

Amy Winehouse would have celebrated her 31st birthday yesterday and despite her tragic 2011 death, fans in Camden made sure to commemorate the late star’s special day. The London borough unveiled a life-size, bronze statue of Winehouse on Sunday, a memorial her father Mitch Winehouse says “reinforces the fact that physically she's gone but spiritually she'll never leave us.” [Huffington Post]

Rooney Mara could be showing off those tattoos sooner than you think. Girl with the Dragon Tattoo director David Fincher—who is busy putting the final touches on Gone Girl’s theatrical debut—says he’s ready to resurrect the trilogy and tell its last two tales. “I think because [Sony] already has spent millions of dollars on the rights and the script, it will result in something,” Fincher told Swedish site Afton Blade. “The script that we now have has huge potential.” We’ll be waiting. [Vulture]

Get your Blue Steel mug ready. Zoolanderis happening, and Will Ferrell is bringing Mugatu along for the ride. Ferrell confirmed that the cast is doing a table read of the script soon, while The Leftovers’Justin Theroux told Vulture that Ben Stiller may be tapped to direct. [IFC]

Big girls didn’t cry in 2006, and they still don’t now. It’s been eight years since Fergie’s one and only solo record hit the charts, and Billboard is recounting all the other amazing things that happened during The Dutchess’ reign. Don’t act like your London Bridge didn’t fall down. [Billboard]

Less than one month until Carrie Mathison leaves her baby girl at home and reports for duty in the Middle East. Claire Danes and the crew behind Homeland didn’t actually shoot season four of the Showtime drama in the tumultuous terrain, but, in this behind-the-scenes clip, explained how they made South Africa look like the real deal. [Variety]