Pop Culture Fix: Okay But HOW Does Kristen Stewart Look So Much Like Princess Diana?

It’s the middle of the week, which is wild because it somehow also feels like last week and next week! I sometimes feel like this pandemic’s got me trapped in a Dr. Seuss book. Here’s your Wednesday Pop Culture Fix!

+ Weep for the beauty of Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana on the new Spencer poster.

+ Finally! The news we’ve been waiting for! The Flash‘s upcoming five-part event, “Armageddon,” will feature a variety of Arrowverse characters including Ryan Wilder AND Alex Danvers! I just wish Thunder could’ve been there too.

+ Chyler Leigh is especially stoked to return as Alex.

+ “There’s been fights, there’s been tears”: The making of Impeachment: American Crime Story

+ The gameplay trailer for Life is Strange: True Colors introduces Alex’s love interests.

+ Good Trouble‘s Zuri Adele talks exploring Malika’s sexuality and her liberating poly relationship.

+ Gossip Girl stars want “all the OG characters to return and be queer.”

+ Gen Q showrunner Marja-Lewis Ryan chatted with Heavy about season two of the series and going from super fan to creator.

+ Jennifer Beals talked to NBC about what it’s like to make The L Word for a new generation.

+ Looks like Shay Mitchell will be playing gay again.

+ Inside Rachel Maddow’s massive new MSNBC deal.

+ It’s Mommi Season once again! The trailer for The Morning Show’s S2 is here.

+ RuPaul’s Drag Race has been renewed for season 14.

+ And Motherland: Fort Salem will be back for a third season.

+ But HBO cancelled Betty! 😤

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Heather Hogan

Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle senior editor who lives in New York City with her wife, Stacy, and their cackle of rescued pets. She's a member of the Television Critics Association, GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, and a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer critic. You can also find her on Twitter and Instagram.

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  1. Wow devastating about Betty, but I’d be at least as devastated if Motherland: Fort Salem was over, so at least there’s that. They’re both such incredible shows. HBO is mostly just good at making great things and then ruining them.

  2. Heather: Weep for the beauty of Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana on the new Spencer poster.
    Me: Yes!
    Heather: But HOW Does Kristen Stewart Look So Much Like Princess Diana?

  3. I love Kristen, but I just don’t see the need for this film when The Crown literally exists. Even if she manages the accent, I don’t see her outperforming Emma Corrin or Elizabeth Debicki (now, SHE crazy looks like Diana in the promo shot). Princess Diana was a hugely important person to millions of people in the UK and commonwealth, and it’s annoying they cast an American to portray her.

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