Star Scoop: Gone Girl Gets Scrapped, The Oscars’ Leading Man, Date Night with Mr. Clooney


Remember the spine-tingling ending of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl?! Well… forget it. The author rewrote the story's entire third act for its film adaptation starring BatfleckBen Affleck and Rosamund Pike. Why, you ask? According to Flynn, it was all for the thrill. [Time]

One handsome Hemsworth brother to go with our Oscars prep, please! Chris Hemsworth will announce the ceremony's 2014 nominees alongside Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs next Thursday, January 16th. Just don't expect any shirtless, Thor-inspired moments. [Vulture]

If you got the chance to spend a night with George Clooney, what would you do? (Hey, keep it PG!!). By donating $10 to the Satellite Sentinel Project to deter war crimes, you'll increase your odds in finding out. [Glam Inbox]

There was that whole plagiarism thing, then that “cheeky” social media moment with Lena Dunham. Now this: “In light of the recent attacks against my artistic integrity, I am retiring from all public life.” Signed, Shia LaBeouf. [Twitter]

From here on out, the French will only work and wreck it up after hours. “Work B____” and “Wrecking Ball” videos from Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus, respectively, have been banned from airing before 10:00 p.m. by French media regulatory body Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel. [Huffington Post]