Jodi’s Hollywood Outsiders
-President Barack Obama joined “The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon on Thursday’s show to “Slow Jam The News,” reviving a routine the two started four years ago.
-ESPN’s ambitious and exhaustive upcoming documentary on O.J. Simpson—O.J.: Made In America—is the best 30 for 30 documentary the company has ever produced. It is thrilling and uncompromising filmmaking—clocking in at seven hours and 43 minutes—and it will make you look at the most famous murder case in United States history with fresh eyes and under a larger prism.
Murphy’s Hospital Scare
Murphy had to go to the Emergency Room yesterday after the show. We are happy to announce that he is okay, although he gave us quite a scare. Stay hydrated everyone!
Jodi’s Friday Fave (besides Murphy being OK!)
Thirteen years since Finding Nemo, it seems Disney Pixar wanted to make the premiere for sequel Finding Dory worth the wait. On Wednesday night, yards of blue carpet, animated sea creatures and actual live fish in a tank took over Hollywood Blvd. After the film was over, and everyone had laughed and cried, attendees emerged from the theater to a party in the street, complete with a mobile aquarium that let guests pet sea anemones. CLICK HERE for more details.
Sir Elton John said he’s heard a few songs from Lady Gaga‘s upcoming fifth studio album, but that we shouldn’t expect to hear anything before next year. “I’ve heard two or three songs from her new record, which she’s making with Mark Ronson, and it’s absolutely brilliant,” he said. “So you’re gonna be really happy when you hear that later in the year or early next year.” CLICK HERE for more details.
Family Friendly Box Office Review
Below are the movies out in theaters this weekend and their ratings:
- The Conjuring 2 – Rated R for terror and horror violence
- Warcraft – Rated PG – 13 for extended sequences of intense fantasy violence
- Now You See Me 2 – Rated PG-13 for violence and some language
The Producer’s Mailbag
Hear why someone is cursing Murphy Sam and Jodi after midnight!
Cool Summer Eats
- Box of chocolate cake mix
- Jar of butterscotch ice cream topping
- Container (or 2) of Cool Whip
- Butterfinger bars
Make the chocolate cake mix and let the cake cool. Then poke holes in the cake and pour the butterscotch on top. Cover with cool whip. Crush Butterfinger bars and sprinkle on top of the cool whip!