Hello Thursday! Nice to see you again. Here’s a fresh plate of piping hot headlines for you to mentally digest. One Direction makes history, Nashville’s population is about to take a hit, and we announce when your favorite plucky super sleuth Veronica Mars will finally be solving crimes on the big screen.
Start your day with a dose of pop culture!
1. The Fast and Furious franchise is celebrating the life of Paul Walker with this emotional tribute video set to Diddy and Skylar Grey’s “Coming Home.” Filming for Fast & Furious 7 has been put on hold indefinitely, Universal Pictures announced Wednesday. [Mashable]
2. One Direction is making history. Their new album Midnight Memories debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week with 546,000 copies sold. The boy band is the first group to debut at number one with its first three albums. The Monkees’ (Hey, hey we’re) last accomplished the feat in 1967. [Billboard]
3. What are you doing on March 14, 2014? Grab some some popcorn and we’ll save you a seat, because that’s the day the new Veronica Mars movie will be hitting the big screen! The critically adored television series-turned-movie will center around Veronica returning to her hometown of Neptune, California, after 10 years away, to aid her former flame Logan who, in classic Logan fashion, has been accused of killing his pop star girlfriend. [EW]
4. Do you enjoy Christmas trees? How about celebrities? Perhaps you possess a penchant for beautiful lights? If you answered yes to all three, BIG NEWS! The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting extravaganza aired last night. Watch Kelly Clarkson officially kick off the holiday season below! [Hollywood Life]
5. Lea Michele spoke at the L’Oreal Women of Worth Awards, and said she was happy to return to Glee after the tragic death of Cory Monteith. “All I know is that Glee is my home,” the actress stated. “They’re my family and it just made sense that we would all want to be back together so that we have each other for support and I love everyone there so, so very much.” [E!]
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