Star Scoop: Rita Ora Talks Mr. Grey, Kanye’s New Collab, Drake is Going Down… Under


Are you the one person in the world who’s still deciding whether to see Fifty Shades of Grey? Let Rita Ora persuade you. The Roc Nation singer landed a role as Jamie Dornan’s on-screen sister and says you don’t want to be the one who misses out. “Fifty Shades is going to make a lot of waves, I’ll tell you that much,” she told OK! Magazine. “It’s going to be awesome.” [The Hollywood Reporter]

New music from Kanye West may come in an unlikely form. He’s rumored to be collaborating with Grammy-nominated newcomer James Blake. “In terms of the actual collaboration for this record, it looks like we should be able to get something done,” Blake told Miami New Times. “I know that there’s a specific song I would like him to be on, and if he can do that by the time my record comes out, that would be fantastic.” [Miami New Times]

Drake is going down under. Before your mind hits the gutter, the self-proclaimed “6 God” just announced his first headlining tour in Australia and New Zealand. He’ll be joined by 2 Chainz on an Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne run before heading to Perth and Brisbane next March. [Billboard]

After dancing around in her undies for the camera phone-shot video to “7/11,” Beyoncé is letting fans listen to the platinum edition of her eponymous fifth album on Spotify. It’s something like a big deal considering the December 2013 version of her disc never appeared in full form on the streaming service. I know you care. [Vulture]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 came and conquered. As predicted, the Jennifer Lawrence starrer had the biggest weekend box office open of the year, netting $123 million. For comparison, the first Hunger Games film earned $152.5 million during its first weekend, while its Catching Fire installment opened with $158.1 million. Either way, Katniss still wins. [Variety]

First comes the food coma, then “the force awakens.” The first trailer for Star Wars VII will premiere at nine Regal Theaters on Friday, spanning cities from San Diego to NYC. [Vulture]