Here’s some of what’s happening this morning in entertainment headlines: Pee Wee Herman to play a villain on the upcoming season of ‘The Blacklist’; and more.
Lady ‘Friends’ – Following an appearance by Jennifer Aniston on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live,’ ‘Friends’ alums Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow made surprise appearances, along with Aniston and Kimmel, in a ‘Friends’ fantasy skit on a reproduction of the famous set.
Pee Wee Herman, the villain? Paul Reubens has signed on for a role on NBC’s ‘The Blacklist’ that is truly a change of pace for the actor. In a multi-episode story arc, Reubens will portray Mr. Vargas, a detail-oriented mafia henchman.
Wh-wh-what??? According to an anthropologist, who is also the curator of a Hello Kitty retrospective, the internationally popular Hello Kitty character is not a cat – she’s…a little girl.
First, the annual arts fest Burning Man was delayed by torrential rains. Now, a woman has died after being hit by a bus full of partygoers. No further information has been released at this time.
Martin Scorsese is definitely keeping busy. It was recently announced that he will direct the pilot for HBO’s TV adaptation of ‘Shutter Island.’ He’s also attached to direct the upcoming Ramones film, one of several things in the works to commemorate the band’s 40th anniversary.
Shonda Rimes, the driving force behind three of ABC’s primetime hit shows, will make her acting debut, portraying herself, on ‘The Mindy Project.’ No other details about the role have been released.