Music, Movies and the Not So Mundane

Jan 5, 2012 at 12:11 pm

Deep-sea scientists stationed in the Antarctic have discovered sea creatures that are “almost like a sight from another planet.”

"We were absolutely stunned to see the animal communities, because they were so different from the hydrothermal vents seen elsewhere," Alex Rogers, a professor of zoology at Oxford University, told LiveScience.—-

Sarah “the Human Barbie” Burge gave her 7-year-old daughter Poppy a liposuction voucher worth $11,000 for Christmas.

The RZA talked about playing chess, his role on the upcoming season of Californication and his new line of headphones during his appearance on Chelsea Lately.

After the final numbers came in, it was confirmed that Adele was still at top spot with 5.8 million copies of 21 sold as Grammy season roles around. She is followed by Drake’s Take Care, Young Jeezy’s TM 103: Hustler Ambition and Lady Antebellum’s Own the Night.

J.J. Abrams has signed probably the most British sounding man he could find to cast for his Star Trek sequel. Benedict Cumberbatch (War Horse) will play a lead role, but no word yet on whether he will be a hero or villain. With a name like that, he can only be a hero.

Zooey Deschanel has filed for divorce from Ben Gibbard and I’m back in the running.

Screenwriters John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein have signed on to pen a sequel to their well-received Horrible Bosses. Actors Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis are expected to return as the stars.

Lily Collins (Abduction, The Blind Side) will play Mia, the lead role in the upcoming Evil Dead remake. In the running for worst remake ever?

It’ll take some doing.

Happy Birthday to Bradley Cooper, January Jones, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Hayao Miyazaki, Vinnie Jones, Marilyn Manson, Nikki Nova and Ted Lange.