Star Scoop: Donald Glover’s on the Web, PLL’s Dramatic Exit, Zach Galifianakis is Back on TV


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Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, aka… Spider-Man? The Community star-turned-acclaimed rapper is putting his voice to use for Disney XD’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors. He’ll play Miles Morales, who was introduced in the Marvel universe in August 2011 as the black Hispanic successor to Peter Parker’s heroic throne. [USA Today]

We didn’t see this coming! “A” struck again on ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars, this time choosing a main character as her latest victim. Mona Vanderwaal, played by JanelParrish, was killed off in the season finale, moments before revealing that Alison, “A,” was indeed still alive. Rosewood weeps, but Parrish confirmed via Twitter that she’ll still be on the show… in flashbacks. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Zach Galifianakis is ready to get back to the funny. The original wolf-packer is headed to FX in a new comedy series where he’ll play “a man who leaves his job in the corporate world to pursue his dreams of becoming a respected clown.” Galifianakis will co-executive produce the series with Louis C.K. and Jonathan Krisel. [Variety]

When the artist formerly known as Prince—then known as Prince again—gives you advice, you take it. In an interview with The New York Times, André 3000 reveals he wasn’t ready for OutKast’s (widely-criticized) weekend one reunion at Coachella back in April, especially after finding out that Paul McCartney and Prince were in the crowd. A few days, later, he got some wise words from Prince. Lesson learned: stick with the hits! [Vulture]

The Budweiser Made in America festival is just days away, and Glam will be there to cover Kanye West’s headlining set in Philadelphia on Saturday… before he hops on a plane to Los Angeles to perform for the West-coast crowd on Sunday. The bi-coastal festival is the first of its kind, and according to Budweiser brand manager Mike Thompson, if it’s a success, it could mean a longer-running festival in years to come. [Huffington Post]