+ Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan are gonna gay it up together in a new film called Ammonite, by the folks who brought you The King’s Speech and Widows. The plot sounds like a fan fiction I’d truly love: “Set in a UK coastal town in the 1840s, the drama will follow the unlikely romance between palaeontologist Mary Anning and a London woman of means to whom she must unexpectedly play nursemaid.” (Careful, Saoirse! Kate Winslet has not always been so selfless near the ocean!)
+ Emma Watson gives us our first look at Greta Gerwig’s Little Women adaptation. (Make Jo gay or get out, Gerwig!)
+ Here’s your first look at Stef and Lena visiting their bbs on Good Trouble. Natalie watched the pilot episode last night and will be bringing you a full review in the coming weeks!
+ Supegirl‘s back on January 20th and here’s the teaser, in which Alex is still just standing around doing nothing making sad faces.
+ This is maybe only interesting to me and Natalie, but when Channing Dungey left her spot as Entertainment President of ABC last month, we were like, “Whaaat, why?” Well here’s the answer: She’s going to Netflix to keep working with Shonda (and also the Obamas, Jenji Kohan, Marti Noxon, and all of Netflix’s other biggest-deal original series showrunners.)
+ Top Chef came back two weeks ago and while we’ve already lost our adorable lesbian contestant, I do want you to know Lena Waithe is guest judging this season.
+ The reviews are in for Ellen’s new stand-up special and this one from Vulture is my favorite (because it’s the smartest): Ellen’s Netflix Special Is an Hour-long Flex.
+ Billy Porter wrote a guest column over at The Hollywood Reporter about how Pose “broke through the homophobic, transphobic ceiling of silence.”
+ Over at the Hollywood Reporter: Janelle Monae on Why She’s Ready to Break Down Her “Private” Barriers: “It’s Uncomfortable For Me”
+ A League of Their Own is streaming for free on Crackle right now. (Rest peacefully, Penny! What a life well lived!)
+ And finally, Laneia really did not love this, but I sure did!
It’s a carol about Carol. What more can I say? Happy holidays, dearests. pic.twitter.com/TmK66Hl83V
— Netflix Film (@NetflixFilm) December 18, 2018