Star Scoop: M.I.A. Gets Doc Treatment, Wolverine Takes Two, Chris Hemsworth Crashes


From flipping the bird during her 2012 Super Bowl halftime performance to citing counterfeits as her inspiration behind Versus’ latest capsule, the life and times of M.I.A are coming to a documentary screening near you. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Remember when Hugh Jackman alluded to leaving the X-Men franchise? It doesn't look like that'll be happening anytime soon. Thanks to the $413 million success of The Wolverine this past summer, director James Mangold has been tapped by Fox to write a sequel. [Entertainment Weekly]

Thor is going from tough to tiny. Chris Hemsworth is on a 500-600 calorie diet to prepare for his role as Owen Chase in Ron Howard's Heart of the Sea, about the real-life events that inspired Moby Dick. [Huffington Post]

Dále! Miami emcee Pitbull has been tapped to host the 2013 American Music Awards on November 24. [Billboard]

Try ARTPOP before you buy. Lady Gaga's latest effort is currently available for streaming on iTunes Radio. [Vulture]

Things may be going great on his concert's wardrobe front, but Kanye West has reportedly postponed two Yeezus shows in his native Chicago due to damaged equipment. [Huffington Post]

Following the critical acclaim of Steven McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave, the History channel has announced that it will remake the 1977 classic miniseries, Roots. [Deadline]

Look forward to a new episode of How I Met Your Mother, simply count down the time. Then call up your brother from another, because the episode will be done entirely in rhyme. [E! Online]