Breaking Bad Creator Vince Gilligan Just Sold a Jack and the Beanstalk Story to Disney

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Hopefully Disney paid more than a cow to Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul creator Vince Gilligan for a revisionist Jack and the Beanstalk outline. Deadline Hollywood reported April 23 that Disney acquired the story, but that Gilligan's role with its production remains undefined.

"Gilligan has tapped Thomas Schnauz–who has won two Emmys writing for both Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul–to write the script. Gilligan will eye it as a possible directing vehicle, but it's very early days on the project. Gilligan and Mark Johnson will produce."



Yes, it's pretty odd that the man best known for bringing crystal meth production to your tv set not only took a stab at the traditional children's tale, but additionally that Disney would get in bed with him. Maybe Gilligan can bring some new take on what Bryan Singer so recently attempted in 2013's Jack The Giant Slayer. Maybe not.

Let's wait and see!

Bruce Willis Turned Back the Clock on Letterman

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In what is possibly symptomatic of a mid-life crisis, longtime badass Bruce Willis wore a rug to the Late Show with David Letterman April 22.

He said it was to recapture his first appearance on the show by wearing the same clothes and sporting hair where there currently is no hair.

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But, he also said that he recently went through a momentous birthday. Last month, Willis turned 60. That might have contributed to the throwback Thursday that he attempted.

Or maybe his daughter is just way too embarrasing on Dancing with the Stars for him.

Sia's New Video Loses Young Girl and Blonde Wig, Adds Red Viper

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This heartbreaking departure from using Maddie Ziegler replaces her mesmerizing moves with Heidi Klum and Pedro Pascal, who played Oberyn Martell in this Game of Thrones show people keep talking about.

Finally, You Have Something in Common With Mary Kate and Ashley Olson

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The twin fashion designers/billionaires found out about Netflix's 13-episode Full House spin-off at the same time as you.

According to Women's Wear Daily the twin sisters, who began their career on the original sitcom as infants, were not brought into the discussions that led to Fuller House.

"We just found out about it today," said Mary-Kate, during an interview late Tuesday. "I guess we're going to talk to the creators and see what's happening." The sisters said they had no knowledge of the series prior to Stamos spilling the news to Kimmel. "I ran into Bob [Saget] the other day and we didn't even talk about it," said Ashley. "I'm shocked I haven't heard from John [Stamos]," said Mary-Kate. They didn't rule out participation, but they might check in with their former TV dad first. "I'm going to call [Saget] and get his perspective," said Ashley.



It seems super odd that the catch phrase dispenser that was Michelle Tanner was not included in the effort to bring lame television back to nostalgic viewers.

Galaxy Quest to Become a TV Show

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Hollywood seems to have entirely dried up the well on fresh ideas, so much so that the 1999 scifi classic Galaxy Quest is being adapted into a TV series.  There are no details about the cast or plot yet, but the film version's writer, director, and producer are all on board for the series, so there's hope!  But if they can't get Alan Rickman to reprise his role? Why bother?