Jim Parsons Is Voicing Buddy in an Upcoming NBC “Elf” Special
NBC has a special on the way based on Will Ferrell’s awesome 2003 Christmas movie, “Elf”. Thankfully, it won’t be another one of their painful live musicals. It’s an hour-long Claymation special called “Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas”, and it airs next Tuesday night. “Big Bang Theory” star Jim Parsons is voicing Buddy while the rest of the voice cast includes: Mark Hamill, Ed Asner, Fred Armisen, Jay Leno, Matt Lauer, and Gilbert Gottfried.
Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran & Hozier Dazzle at Victoria Secret’s Fashion Show
Music was everywhere at Victoria Secret’s 2014 Fashion Show that aired Tuesday night, with Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran and Hozier providing the show’s soundtrack live on the catwalk. Ariana performed four of her hits in a medley that included “Love Me Harder,” “Bang Bang,” “Break Free” and “Problems” Get the full story here.
E! Will Televise Lance Bass’ Wedding
Lance Bass is marrying his boyfriend on December 20th, and E! is recording it for a special that’ll air in February. All the guys from N’ SYNC will be there . . . except for Justin Timberlake. Lance says, quote, “That’s his last date on tour and I had no idea he’d be touring right next to Christmas.” Get the full story here.
Cuba Gooding Jr. Will Play O.J. Simpson in “American Crime Story”
The upcoming show by Ryan Murphy, the guy behind “American Horror Story”. It’s another “anthology series,” and the first season will be a take on the O.J. trial. Like “American Horror Story”, it was created by Ryan Murphy, who also created “Glee” and “Nip/Tuck”, and it’ll air on FX . Murphy says, quote, “The O.J. case was as tragic as it was fascinating . . . it seemed like everyone had a stake in the outcome. It was really the beginning of the modern tabloid.” Get the full story here.
Avril Lavigne Needs Your Prayers, But She Won’t Say Why
Avril Lavigne is suffering from an undisclosed health issue. In some Twitter direct messages that were leaked online, Avril says, quote, “I’m not feeling well. I’m having some health issues. So please keep me in your prayers.” Avril’s rep denies the recent rumor that she’s pregnant and wouldn’t elaborate on the illness. Get the full story here.
Panthers Quarterback Cam Newton Was Injured in a Car Accident
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton escaped serious injury when a car T-boned his pickup truck in Charlotte yesterday. Cam was hospitalized overnight with what one website is calling, quote, “two transverse fractures in his lower back.” Cam is lucky he wasn’t hurt worse, because the truck rolled several times. Get the full story here.
— Charlotte Observer (@theobserver) December 10, 2014
Cam Newton’s truck being pulled from its side by tow truck https://t.co/lsDPXyQJOw
— Jonathan Jones (@jjones9) December 9, 2014