Ben Affleck has dropped out of Netflix’s Triple Frontier, according to multiple reports. Affleck is going to “take some time to focus on his wellness and his family,” reports Deadline. Affleck was tapped for the starring role earlier this year after both Tom Hardy and Channing Tatum declined due to scheduling conflicts. The film will move forward without him. In March, Affleck announced he had completed treatment for alcohol addiction.
TMZ claims New York City subway riders have been serenading Ryan Seacrest in hopes they will receive an invite to audition for American Idol.
The Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik showed off her earnings from an appearance on Doogie Howswer, M.D. She captioned the paystub: “That’s right. GROSS was $0.02. NET to me: $0.01.” Don’t feel too bad for her though: she now reportedly brings in $450,000 per episode for her hit CBS show! The Big Bang Theory returns for its season 11 premiere on September 25th.
Daniel Craig is reportedly on deck to play James Bond for the fifth time in the next 007 film, but Chris Hemsworth has a revolutionary casting idea. Speaking to W magazine about Charlize Theron’s latest film Atomic Blonde, Hemsworth said he’d like her to play Bond. “She’s smart as hell. She’s physically able. Ya know watching her in those fight scenes, doing it in high heels by the way and 8-foot long gown [in Snow White and the Huntsman], was even more impressive,” Hemsworth said. “And I just think why not? It’s time.” Think Theron would make a good Jamie Bond?
OK! magazine claims Jennifer Garner and Chris Pine have allegedly begun seeing each other. A source tells the magazine; “Chris and Jen have been seeing each other on the down-low for a little while now. They meet up whenever their schedules allow and their attraction towards each other is only growing. Chris makes Jen feel sexy again, and he’s thrilled to be dating someone so grounded.”