Star Scoop: Kidman at Cannes, Billboard’s Power Pair, Super Bowl… Monday?
We were baffled when The Weinstein Co. pulled Grace of Monacofrom its stateside March release, but now, the move makes perfect sense. The Nicole Kidman-led film, chronicling Grace Kelly’s ascension from Hollywood royalty to real-life regal in “the marriage of the century,” will open the Cannes Film Festival in May. [Variety]
From #newrules to number one. Jay Z and Beyoncé’s milestone music releases of 2013 not only revolutionized the industry and further bolstered their influence, but also landed them at the top of Billboard’s Power 100 list. As correspondentAndrew Hampp writes they “found ways to focus attention on music itself” and reaped hefty rewards. [Billboard]
Super Bowl XLVIII, “the biggest, boldest and coldest Super Bowl in TV history,” could go from Sunday night football to a Friday, or even Monday night game. Fox Sports revealed that it is ready to accommodate the NFL if the Seahawks-Broncos bout has to be rescheduled due to bad weather. If the northeast is hit with another polar vortex, fans can expect the game to air anytime between January 31st and February 3rd. [The Hollywood Reporter]
The web wins again! Dotcom series Broad City is making its small screen debut tonight on Comedy Central. The show, a comedy about “two friends in New York City navigating their way though the minutiae that is life,” is being executive produced by Amy Poehler, who’s already had a cameo on the cult hit. [ET Online]
Cory and Topanga are back! Disney has ordered eight more episodes of Girl Meets Worldbefore the series has even been given a release date, bringing its season one total to 21 episodes. The show finds our favorite nineties couple as the proud, New York City parents of a teenage daughter, played by Rowan Blanchard. [Time]