Star Scoop: Twilight Turns Up, The Secret Life of Bey, Sarah Silverman Does Saturday


Twilight is breaking dawn, again. Lionsgate is teaming with Facebook to produce five short films based on characters from the multi-billion dollar book and film franchise. Kristen Stewart will be returning to work on the saga, not as Bella, but as one of eight A-list, female panelists who will choose an aspiring female director to helm each installment. Go, girls! [Entertainment Weekly]

It’s been almost a year since Beyoncé disturbed the music industry with her eponymous visual album. Two tours, an HBO special, and a handful of Blue Ivy candids later, the work is still packed with plenty of surprises, like how Parkwood Entertainment got Facebook involved with the launch and how 70 recordings into the album’s final 14. [ELLE]

Live from New York, it’s Saturday night… with Sarah Silverman. The funny femme makes her first return to Saturday Night Live since being fired from a writing gig there 20 years ago. Everything comes full circle, right?! [Mashable]

Six seasons and a movie seems promising for Community now that Yahoo is picking up the series for a run on the web; but Shirley won’t be part of it. Yvette Nicole Brown won’t transition when Community hits the web to spend more time with her ailing father. “The idea of being away 16 hours a day for five months, I couldn't do it,” she said. “It was a difficult decision for me to make, but I had to choose my dad.” [TV Guide]

Want to write a book like Gillian Flynn (so you can, you know, make Ben Affleck your leading man)? Then study what inspires her. Here’s a list of 21 things that influenced her work, including Truman Capote, Psycho, and Tina Fey. [Vulture]

We’re still awaiting Tracy Morgan’s speedy recovery, but word from his lawyers say the 30 Rock alum may, sadly, not be able to perform again. According to reports, he suffered a brain injury that have impacted his “daily speech, cognitive, vocational and physical” abilities. If Morgan has his way, though, he’ll be back in no time. “I love you all,” Morgan said in a statement. “I’m fighting hard every day to get back.” We’ll be waiting! [Page Six]