Brett Ratner‘s decade-strong desire to direct a Hugh Hefner biopic is finally coming together. Ratner, known (of course) for helming the Rush Hour trilogy and X-Men: The Last Stand, has tapped Jared Leto—the only Oscar winner who’s less than a minute from Mars at any given moment—to play the late Playboy founder.
Nobody has been a bigger star on the track than Usain Bolt. Sure, it helps that he has one of the coolest names in sports, but he’s one of the boldest personalities the sport has ever seen, and he has obliterated records in some of track and field’s most hallowed events, including the 100m and 200m races.
Sometimes if you fall in love with a small town, you might take home a souvenir. Well, one cannabis company loved the tiny California town of Nipton (pop. 20) so much that they decided to take home the entire thing.
Following the news last week that Usher is being sued for $10 million by an anonymous woman arguing that the singer failed to mention that he has Herpes Simplex 2 before the two had sex is now demanding at least $20 million. New court documents obtained by TMZ claim that the female listed as Jane Doe was “devastated” to find out that she contracted the virus.
It looks like Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio are a winning combination when it comes to crime fiction and—for that matter—true crime. Wolf of Wall Street was a giant hit, and news the pair were working on bringing Devil in the White City to the big screen had many anxious to see what they’d do with the story of America’s first serial killer.
Even though Jay Z didn’t directly diss Kim Kardashian on 4:44, she may be the source of a more direct hit in the album’s very first track. In “Kill Jay Z,” Jay Z takes shots at Kanye West, rapping:
Window-rattling, dog-spooking sonic booms are all that have stood between you and dramatically faster supersonic commercial airline travel for decades.