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Oh Dip! Manny Jacinto Is in a ‘Star Wars’

By Mike Redmond | Pajiba Love | September 15, 2022 |

By Mike Redmond | Pajiba Love | September 15, 2022 |


In case I haven’t raved enough about the Star Wars: The Acolyte cast being stacked, Manny freaking Jacinto has entered the new series set during The High Republic. As much as it seems like I hate Star Wars after recapping Obi-Wan Kenobi, behind the scenes, I secretly got down with the first High Republic book, Light of the Jedi, and actually liked it. It was neat. Anyway, if Manny’s character’s name isn’t Bortles, we riot. (Variety)

Kevin Smith reveals Ben Affleck wrote 12 pages of wedding vows for Jennifer Lopez because he’s the biggest fan of his own writing. (Lainey Gossip)

Wendy Williams checked herself into a wellness facility. (Dlisted)

Cardi B gave $100k to her old middle school in the Bronx. (Celebitchy)

From Claude:

Kayleigh wrote about the Brendan Fraser renaissance and the important lessons we need to learn from it. (Daily Beast)

From Dustin: I didn’t know what a Loab was 5 minutes ago. If I had a hot tub, I’d travel back to that time in my life. Spare yourself and don’t click. (Hyperallergic)

The FBI arrested a woman who allegedly made those bomb threats to Boston Children’s Hospital. (Rolling Stone)

From Jen: Pour one out for a real one: “Fred Franzia, creator of ‘Two Buck Chuck’ and champion of affordable wine, has died.” (NPR)

From Roxana:

Ridley Scott is making a Blade Runner 2099 series for Amazon. (Deadline)

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns says Ron DeSantis’ Martha’s Vineyard stunt is “straight out of the authoritarian playbook.” (The Wrap)

Matt Smith doing the weather forecast, anyone? (AV Club)

The CannonBookClub We’re With the Banned starts tomorrow! Cannonballers will be talking about banned and challenged books over the weekend. You are welcome to join them to discuss All Boys Aren’t Blue, The 1619 Project, and The Hate U Give. You don’t have to be registered to participate. Head over to the blog and share your thoughts. (Cannonball Read 14)

From Tori: Lance Reddick + Dogs is my favorite genre: