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Nothing Can Prepare You for the Lego Episode of ‘The Simpsons’

Sunday’s Lego Simpsons episode isn’t just going to be Lego-y for the hell of it — it’s actually going to feature a plot that spans the worlds of animation and toy bricks. Also in the Afternoon Links: A teaser for Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter V,’ a neat director for Zach Galifianakis’s FX pilot, and some folks rumored to take over ‘The Late Late Show.’

Sunday’s Lego Simpsons episode isn’t just going to be Lego-y for the hell of it — it’s actually going to feature a plot that spans the worlds of animation and toy bricks. Hopefully it’ll help with the show’s recent ratings problem. If the massive success of The Lego Movie is indicator, it … might!

Oh dear: Official Drake-branded lint rollers were handed out at a Raptors game.

How long will it take to watch all of Lost, Game of Thrones, House of Cards, etc.?

Late Late Show contestants: Aisha Tyler, Neil Patrick Harris, Joel McHale, Amy Schumer. Quite the list. Who else wants in?!

Jonathan Krisel (Portlandia, Kroll Show) will direct Zach Galifianakis’s Louis C.K.–produced FX pilot.

Allison Janney joins Paul Feig’s Melissa McCarthy spy movie.

Tha Carter V teaser. Lead single’s gonna be Weezy and Drizzy, of course. [via]

Is Baz Luhrmann doing an Elvis biopic? (Spoiler: I don’t know.)

Get ready for a movie based on a true story and a true Salon.com article called The Craziest OkCupid Date Ever.

Mariah’s new album is called … Me. I Am Mariah … The Elusive Chanteuse. It’ll feature Nas, Miguel, Wale, Fabolous, Mary J. Blige, R. Kelly, and Mariah and Nick Cannon’s twins.

Hailee Steinfeld is doing Pitch Perfect 2.

Tim Blake Nelson is in talks for the new Fantastic Four.

And Bret Easton Ellis wrote Kanye’s Yeezus film, and the poster pays tribute to American Psycho.