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J.J. Abrams's Star Trek Screening

By Renee Ghert-Zand

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Director J.J. Abrams arranged for a special preview screening of his unfinished “Star Trek Into Darkness” for a 41-year-old man dying of cancer.

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Maroon 5 front man Adam Levine will be on SNL January 26 — this time as the host, and not the musical guest.

Is Jake Gyllenhaal dating Katie Holmes? Some people seem to think so.

The latest on the Bethenny Frankel - Jason Hoppy divorce is that Frankel is reportedly devastated about it, and that the soon-to-be ex-couple is still living together under the same roof.

Sacha Baron Cohen says that if it weren’t for his prior commitment to “Les Mis,” he would have appeared in Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained.” Looks like he made the right choice—he would have been in only one “Django” scene, which ultimately ended up on the cutting room floor.

And speaking of “Les Mis,” Adam Lambert has backpedalled a bit on his criticism of the singing in it. He also effusively complimented Anne Hathaway’s performance. Lambert promised via Twitter that he would finally say no more about the film. Let’s hold him to it.

Anne Hathaway said it was love at first sight with her husband, Adam Shulman. “I knew from the second I met him that he was the love of my life,” she told Harper’s Bazaar UK.

Zosia Mamet, the daughter of David Mamet and the actress who plays Shoshanna on “Girls,” scored a profile in The New York Times Magazine.

Lena Dunham is enjoying the free designer clothes perks, but is probably less thrilled about her hipster fans deriding her mutual admiration society with Taylor Swift.

HBO and the American Human Association are being sued over alleged cover-ups of animal safety violations during the filming of the single-season “Luck” horse-racing series, which starred Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte.

B’sha’ah tovah—Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire (who wore a tallit and kippah at his December wedding) and wife Alexis are expecting their fourth child in late spring.


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