Drew Barrymore’s Female Horror Anthology + ‘True Detective’ Season 3: Pop Bits
HBO’s stylish noir series True Detective is officially coming back for a third season. Plus, Drew Barrymore is bringing a new horror anthology to The CW. These are today’s Pop Bits!
Drew Barrymore Readies Black Rose for The CW
Drew Barrymore is producing Black Rose, a new horror anthology series featuring exclusively female directors and writers. Not much else is known about the upcoming show just yet, but it does show CW’s commitment to more female-led programming, like the Supernatural spin-off Wayward Sisters.
Mahershala Ali Set to Investigate True Detective Season 3
Oscar-winning actor Mahershala Ali was rumored to star in the third season of Nic Pizzolatto’s True Detective, but now it’s actually been confirmed. We don’t who else will star alongside Ali, but Green Room‘s Jeremy Saulnier will direct the season, which is set in the Ozarks.
Katherine Hepburn’s Connecticut Home Sells for $115 Million
If you ever wanted to live in the home of a Hollywood icon, you now know about how much money you’re going to need to save up. This week, Katherine Hepburn’s 8,400 square-foot Connecticut estate, which sits on 1.5 acres of land, finally sold for $115 million after spending a few years on the market.
Adidas Releasing Beer-Proof Sneakers Ahead of Oktoberfest
Nothing ruins a great pair of kicks like spilled beer, or the accidental bit of vomit. German shoemakers Adidas probably know that better than anyone, which is why the company is releasing a pair of sneakers designed to resist all that grossness. The $240 Oktoberfest Munchen shoes are coated with “DBPR” (durable beer and puke repellent) to keep your feet safe and stylish all through the festival.
Chloe Bennett Changed Her Name Because ‘Hollywood is Racist’
Agents of SHIELD star Chloe Bennett wasn’t always able to find work under her given name Chloe Wang, so she changed it and suddenly saw an uptick in role offers. In a deleted Instagram post, Bennett said, “Changing my last name doesn’t change the fact that my BLOOD is half Chinese, that I lived in China, speak Mandarin or that I was culturally raised both American and Chinese.”
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