The news hasn’t slowed down just because the VMAs are over, so dive headlong into the week with an Olympian joining DWTS, an interesting new TV adaptation from TNT, and an awesome new guest star on Empire. That and more in today’s headlines.
1. Laurie Hernandez is joining Dancing With The Stars. Can she make it farther than the “Final Five” competitors? [US Weekly]
2. Alison Brie is starring in Netflix’s series about female wrestlers. Perfect actress, perfect casting. [Vulture]
3. TNT is turning Let The Right One In into a TV series. Based on the book. Not the movie. Or the other movie. [/Film]
4. Regina Hall and Morris Chestnut stepped out at the When The Bough Breaks premiere. If you aren’t already convinced about seeing this movie, this gorgeous cast should convince you otherwise. [JustJared]
5. Phylicia Rashad is joining Empire Season 3. Catch us, we’re fainting from the perfection. [Bustle