I had no idea, Shia baby.
You’d think being pregnant and trapped inside during a quarantine would be an ordeal, but Sophie Turner is having a blast while quarantined with her husband Joe Jonas. The Game of Thrones actress sat down for a socially distanced interview for Conan to promote her new Quibi show Survive, which debuts on April 6 when the bite-sized streaming service launches. But in the meantime, Turner is more than content with being in an introvert’s paradise, keeping Jonas sane, and sharing her blunt opinion on anyone who’s wearing jeans while stuck at home.
“I’m kind of loving it,” a surprisingly chipper Turner told Conan. “I mean I’m an introvert. I’m a homebody. Just like, if I could stay at home all day I would, so this is great for me. I leave the house once a day anyway to walk my dogs and then that’s it.”
The actress is especially fond of not having to worry about her outfit everyday and was more than happy to show off her lounging attire. “This is great, isn’t it? You don’t have to get dressed up. I’m wearing my sweatpants,” she said while lifting her leg for the camera.” I’m business on top, party on the bottom.”
Jonas, on the other hand, is not a fan of their current situation, which Turner admits is a “prison for him,” but she’s been doing her best to keep him sane while he passes the time livestreaming DJ sets. Not only does she act as his stylist, but the X-Men star is his personal bartender. “I pour him his alcohol. I give him tequila shots. He’ll text me and be like, ‘What time is it?’ I’ll reply from the kitchen: ‘Shot time.’ And bring him a shot of tequila. There are no rules in quarantine.”
However, the one thing Turner can’t understand is why Jonas continues to wear jeans. Frankly, it freaks her out. Via E! News:
“I mean, this is something that’s only kind of come to my attention since this quarantine thing, but I saw…it was like a meme online or some comment or something and someone said, like, ‘If you’re wearing denim pants at home, like, what does that say about you as a person?’” she said. “Like, are you a psychopath? And Joe does that. Joe wears denim trousers at home—where no one can see him. I’m not wearing denim trousers. This is the most dressed up I’ve been in days.”
When Conan admitted that he also wears jeans while quarantined, Turner didn’t mince words: “Why do that to your groin, Conan?”
The social distancing aspect of the novel coronavirus pandemic is a vital response to shutting down this disease. A lot of people at home translates to even more social media postings than usual, and the #QuarantineAMovie hashtag has taken root with people putting self-isolation-themed spins on mainstream titles. So we’re seeing ideas like Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Home as well as The Face Mask, and now, Ryan Reynolds has joined in the game while also reflecting upon one of his own movies that left him in an anxiety-ridden puddle while filming.
The movie on the Deadpool actor’s mind would be 2010’s Buried, which saw him literally box-bound (as he previously told Parade) for weeks of filming. He portrayed a U.S. civilian truck driver in Iraq, and things did not turn out well for the guy despite all efforts to free himself after being buried alive. [SPOILER ALERT] He was not only terrorized by an invading snake, but several cell phone calls didn’t save him from inevitably being covered in suffocating dirt. This movie was possibly one of the most gut-wrenching viewing experiences in cinematic history. Reynolds perfectly conveyed his character’s desperation, and it was heartbreaking to watch.
In keeping with the self-isolation Twitter theme, Reynolds obviously didn’t need to change anything in Buried‘s title to include the movie in the hashtag.
When one Twitter user mentioned how angered she was by the movie’s ending, Reynolds responded, “Imagine how I felt.”
this movie pissed me off SO. BAD.
— eds (@STRAWBEDDlE) April 1, 2020
Imagine how I felt.
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) April 1, 2020
Reynolds has previously discussed how “spending 17 straight days in a heightened state of anxiety and panic” left him “pretty jittery.” He added, “I definitely struggled with a lot of insomnia when I was working on this film.” Considering that a lot of folks are enduring sleepless nights while worrying about this pandemic, Buried is probably not a movie that anyone should actually watch right now. However, Reynolds does have some fuzzier things to say about The Voices, in which he bounced between listening to his character’s talking cat (evil) or talking dog (good) while growing increasingly unhinged.
He even described The Voices as “weird and fun and beautiful,” so if you’re looking for something to watch during your own self-isolation, there you go.
Kanye West is one of hip-hop’s finest multi-hyphenates, as he is well versed in rapping, production, fashion design, and a number of other fields of endeavor. Kanye is also a visual artist, and now some artwork from his teenage years has been appraised on the long-running PBS series Antiques Roadshow.
The art was dated 1995, and the owner said he acquired a large portfolio of Kanye’s work after the rapper’s mother passed away in 2007. A select group of pieces from the portfolio were displayed for the show, and appraiser Laura Woolley said she chose the pieces she did because they “demonstrate an extraordinary facility as an artist” and because they show the different mediums in which Kanye was capable of working. The pieces included a surreal portrait of a man in chains, an unfinished and more realistic portrait of a woman, and some depictions of nature.
Part of the collection was also a flyer that promoted a showing of West’s work when he was 17 years old, and interestingly, it notes that “Kanye will begin his studies for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the American Academy of Art in Chicago and continue to pursue a career as a music producer as well.”
The graphite portrait was ultimately valued at around “$6,000 to $8,000,” while the other pieces on display were given similar appraisals.
Check out the clip from the episode above.
The Office isn’t the only NBC Thursday night sitcom on Netflix, even if it seems like it sometimes. All 110 episodes of Community — yes, even the underrated Yahoo season — are now available on both Netflix and Hulu, due to a “multi-year, non-exclusive global deal.” Pop-pop the bottle of champagne. In honor of the occasion, the Independent spoke to much of the beloved show’s cast and crew, including creator Dan Harmon, who revealed that a plot originally meant for Community ended up on Rick and Morty.
“I can’t remember any ideas we always wanted to do but couldn’t crack,” he said. “There was one concept that was always floating in the air which was the idea of doing an episode about Jeff Winger being a shy pooper. I ended up grafting that over to Rick and Morty.” Harmon is referring to the season four episode “The Old Man and the Seat,” where Rick travels to another planet to use the can. It’s a character development that works better on Rick and Morty than Community, because even though Jeff could be a dick, he wouldn’t threaten the lives of 800,000 kids. Or maybe that’ll be in the movie.
Here’s what Harmon had to say about a potential film:
“Certainly ideas have been kicked around. I think we can anticipate it’s going to be most difficult to get Donald [Glover] to leap back into the role of this thing he probably associates with creative puberty – but I’m sure it’s not out of a lack of love for the show that he’d be hard to get back. I think pretty much everybody else is good to go and although we do have some concepts of how we would frame a return to that world, I thankfully believe the cast is willing to do it for the sake of doing it. They love each other and miss being together. I think time makes everyone look back and realise what a blessing that show was in everybody’s life.”
The #SixSeasons part of #SixSeasonsAndAMovie is now on Netflix.
(Via the Independent)
Since its 2003 premiere on MTV, Aston Kutcher’s prank show Punk’d has become culturally ingrained in our society. When the inexplicable happens, many wonder if Kutcher is hiding in a van somewhere waiting to appear with a camera crew. The show officially went off-air in 2007, but the new media outlet Quibi is aiming to breathe new life into the hidden-camera prank show. Chance The Rapper will host the new iteration, and a new trailer shows that the rapper has some pretty clever tricks up his sleeve.
The first Punk’d trailer re-lived an elaborate prank against Megan Thee Stallion that involved a very realistic gorilla. The most recent trailer, however, shows Chance has a major affinity for explosions, especially involving cars. His latest Punk’d preview gives a taste of the pranks that he has in store for celebrities like Adam DeVine, Lilly Singh, Megan Thee Stallion, and many more.
For the Punk’d reboot, Quibi cuts down each episode to just 10 minutes. In a statement, Chance expressed his excitement for the new series: “I grew up watching this show and it’s surreal to be in the driver’s seat this time around on Quibi,” Chance said, saying the series is “one of MTV’s most iconic franchises.”
Watch the trailer for Chance’s Punk’d above.
Punk’d premieres 4/6 exclusively on Quibi. Read more of Uproxx’s coverage on Quibi here.