BOBBY BERK ANNOUNCES HE’S LEAVING ‘QUEER EYE:’ The Fab Five will be losing a member after Queer Eye‘s eighth season. Bobby Berk took to Instagram on Monday (November 13th) to share that he will be leaving the hit reality show. “It’s with a heavy heart that I announce that season 8 will be my final season on Queer Eye. It’s not been an easy decision to be at peace with, but a necessary one,” Berk wrote, alongside clips from the series. “Although my journey with Queer Eye is over, my journey with you is not. You will be seeing more of me very soon. I love you all so so much and I’ll meet you all in Nola for one final season,” he told fans.
DENZEL WASHINGTON TO PLAY CARTHAGINIAN GENERAL HANNIBAL IN NEW NETFLIX FILM: Deadline reports that Denzel Washington is teaming up with Training Day director Antoine Fuqua once again for a new Netflix film. The Equalizer actor is set to play the ancient Carthaginian warrior Hannibal, who attacked Rome from the north while riding an elephant. Gladiator screenwriter John Logan is set to pen the script.
REESE WITHERSPOON AND BRAD PITT ARE REPORTEDLY VYING TO PRODUCE BRITNEY SPEARS’ MEMOIR: Page Six reports that there’s a lot of interest in turning Britney Spears‘ memoir, The Woman in Me, into a film or TV show. According to the outlet, both Reese Witherspoon and Brad Pitt are in the running, while Margot Robbie has expressed interest in the rights as well. Shonda Rhimes, who wrote the 2002 film Crossroads starring Britney Spears, is less interested in the project. “Shondaland is not pursuing this project,” a spokesperson for the company told the outlet.
ELLE FANNING ADDRESSES ‘THE GREAT’ CANCELLATION: Elle Fanning is sharing her appreciation for The Great, following the news that Hulu is cancelling the show after three seasons. Sharing multiple behind-the-scenes photos to Instagram on Sunday (November 12th), Fanning wrote, “Scrolling down memory lane… I haven’t been able to properly share my thoughts after the news of The Great’s cancellation. This show has meant the world to me. The experiences shared. The memories I’ll never forget. Tony McNamara is a certified genius.” She added, “The last 3 seasons have shaped me. Through playing Catherine I discovered parts of myself I didn’t know I had. I love every crew member and cast member deeply. And although I won’t get to lace up my corset one last time, I am forever proud of what we accomplished together.”