Zooey Deschanel Will Lead All Star Cast Bringing ‘Beauty and the Beast’ to Life this Summer

Zooey Deschanel Will Lead All Star Cast Bringing ‘Beauty and the Beast’ to Life this Summer

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If you live in Los Angeles and love Beauty and the Beast, then you’re in luck. Zooey Deschanel and Taye Diggs will be appearing in a live action performance of the musical – kind of.    On Friday, May 25th and Saturday, May 26th, the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles will be screening the original animated movie, while a full orchestra and an all-star cast perform the songs, live, in front of your very eyes. Deschanel will be starring as Belle, with Taye Diggs capturing Gaston’s masculine essence.    The cast doesn’t stop there – Kelsey Grammar will act as …

You Know You’re a Single Book Nerd When…

You Know You’re a Single Book Nerd When…

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Supposedly winter is when people are most anxious to find a significant other. And yet here we are. Maybe we turn to a nice paperback for comfort. You can relate. You know you’re a single book nerd when…   1. You go to bookstores to meet attractive people rather than to buy books.   via GIPHY   2. You show off the book you’re reading every chance you get in hopes somebody notices.   via GIPHY   3. You compare your singleness to the rich romantic life of the character in this freaking book.   via GIPHY   4. You …

You Know You're a Single Book Nerd When…

You Know You're a Single Book Nerd When…

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Supposedly winter is when people are most anxious to find a significant other. And yet here we are. Maybe we turn to a nice paperback for comfort. You can relate. You know you’re a single book nerd when…   1. You go to bookstores to meet attractive people rather than to buy books.   via GIPHY   2. You show off the book you’re reading every chance you get in hopes somebody notices.   via GIPHY   3. You compare your singleness to the rich romantic life of the character in this freaking book.   via GIPHY   4. You …

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Not Bootylicious Enough for Beyoncé

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Not Bootylicious Enough for Beyoncé

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Beauty and the Beast director Bill Condon has revealed that Beyoncé, legend, icon, star, and goddess divine, turned down an offer to co-star in the live-action remake. Condon previously cast Beyoncé as Deena Jones in Dreamgirls, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination and solidified her place as America’s Sweetheart, not just Houston’s.    Image via the Daily Mirror   In an interview with Yahoo! Entertainment, Condon expressed his interest in getting Queen B in the cast for the Disney classic, because “seeing if Beyoncé is available” should be the first item on the to do list of any musical director.    “Isn’t that weird? …