Afternoon Links: Tarantino’s Doing Another Western
Quentin Tarantino visited Jay Leno on Tuesday night and had a subtle announcement to share: He’s not making a Django Unchained sequel, but he is doing another Western next. “The thing is, I had so much fun doing Django and I love Westerns so much that after I taught myself how to make one, it’s like, ‘Well, OK, now let me make another one now I know what I’m doing.’” He also called Leno “mate” a couple times, though, so maybe this is all cover for QT’s big Australia movie.
The cinema simulcast of Doctor Who’s 50th-anniversary special made $10.2 million at the box office worldwide, including $4.8 million in the U.S. The Day of the Doctor also racked up 5 million Tumblr posts, making it “bigger than the VMAs, the Super Bowl, and the Grammys.”
Ever seen Eminem wear a suit? Try the “Rap God” video. [h/t]
THR snuck this by everyone earlier this week: Judd Apatow’s next feature will star Amy Schumer “as a basket case who tries to rebuild her life, but still to be found are her boyfriend, a best friend/co-worker and a parent.” It’s called Train Wreck; Schumer wrote the script. This’ll be Apatow’s first directorial effort where he didn’t also handle the screenplay.
Anchorman 2’s release was bumped up two days. See you December 18.
James Blake remixed Destiny’s Child’s “Bills, Bills, Bills.” Have fun. [h/t]
Behold: a giant, thoroughly researched infographic about gender inequality in the film industry.
Somebody got pretty embarrassed by Eddie Vedder the other night.
The 13th Friday the 13th movie is coming in 2015. Not a sequel to the reboot, but a whole NEW reboot. This Voorhees guy — compelling character.
Bryan Cranston’s LBJ play All the Way starts Broadway previews on February 10 and officially opens March 6.
That Beasties song got pulled from the Goldiblox video.
And Community’s Dan Harmon has a new show on Adult Swim, Rick and Morty. The Internet has the pilot. [h/t]