Star Scoop: Ryan Gosling Saves the Day, Katniss Everdeen Comes Home, Wonder Woman Stands Alone


It looks like proud papa Ryan Gosling is ready to get back in front of the camera. Reports say he’s finally fielding offers for a big franchise role, with the powers behind Doctor StrangeThe Secret Life of Houdini: The Making of America's FirstSuperhero, and Suicide Squad vying for his green light. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Katniss Everdeen is coming home. A new trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 is here, and teases the YA heroine’s return to a destroyed District 12… with Lorde soundtracking the saga. [Indiewire]

Warner Bros. is giving Wonder Woman some much-deserved shine. After unveiling that Gal Gadot will play the DC Comics warrior princess in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, executives confirmed that Gadot will star in her own standalone film by 2017. You go, girl! [L.A. Times]

P.S. Ben Affleck will reprise his role as Gotham’s savior in Gadot’s big silver screen moment. [Vulture]

Friends will be there for you… on Netflix! Warner Bros. The streaming service acquired the license to host all ten seasons of the show online, starting January 1, 2015. How’s that for a Happy New Year?! [Deadline]

Oh, Kanye! How we’ve missed thee and thine glorious sound bytes. In this newly-released, behind-the-scenes-video from his August 2014 cover shoot at GQ, Yeezy compares himself to none other than Michelangelo and mused on why “perfection” is not enough. Just wait for #geniuslevel to trend. [Racked]

Beloved Modern Family actress Elizabeth Peña passed away from natural causes; she was 55 years old. [Vulture]