Greetings and welcome to Wednesday! We have an exciting assortment of pop culture headlines for you this morning, so let’s get right to it: Ryan Murphy reveals exclusive details behind Glee’s final scene, James Van Deer Beek discusses Dawson’s Creek jumping the shark, and The Simpsons get LEGO-fied! Those stories and more in today’s celebrity headlines!
Here are the 6 stories you need to read today:
1. During a recent interview, Ryan Murphy revealed details about Glee’s upcoming final season as well as the proposed final scene. “It’s about Rachel and Mr. Schue, and it returns them to their origins, their roots, how they felt about each other when they were much younger and everything was idyllic, ” Murphy said. “I think the ending has to be a reflection and a celebration of how far all those characters have come. [TV Line]
2. Not being on television is “So Yesterday.” Hilary Duff is set to return to television in a TV Land pilot titled Younger. Co-starring Sutton Foster, Younger is a single-camera comedy focusing on a 40-something woman who reinvents herself and starts living a double life. [Deadline]
3. Answering a question during a recent Reddit AMA, James Van Der Beek revealed when he believed his popular television series Dawson’s Creek “jumped the shark.” “When I had to convince Katie [Holmes]‘s character to wear a wire to snitch on her drug dealing dad because a molotov cocktail had been thrown through a window, I remember thinking, ‘What show am I on again?'” Van Der Beek said. The correct response, however, was never. [Cosmo]
4. Magic Mike XXL, the rumored title for the upcoming Magic Mike sequel, finally has a release date! The boys will be back in town July 3rd, 2015. [Just Jared]
5. Here’s your first preview of The Simpsons 550th episode in which our favorite dysfunctional family receives the LEGO treatment! The Simpsons LEGO episode will air May 4th. [EW]
6. Your dreams of attending Hogwarts are about to come true… sort of. Hogwarts is Here, a free, 9 week course available to “all aspiring witches and wizards,” is now accepting students! Users can download textbooks, move into a (virtual) dorm, and begin working through all 7 years of schooling to become a witch or wizard. [People]