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Vampire Weekend just joined in the acts that are remaking Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines,” which has topped the Billboard Hot 100 for six weeks.
Vampire Weekend’s take, which surfaced on Friday, feels a little tongue-in-cheek, while totally diving deep into the song’s Marvin Gaye, soulful vibe. It sounds intentionally a little sloppy and T.I.’s spoken word part from the original takes on a definite sarcastic tone here once Ezra Koenig gets his hands on it.
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Time for my third and final Comic-Con live blog of the day from Hall H, with what may be the biggest "Game of Thrones" panel to date. Scheduled to appear: showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss and stars (some current, some former) Peter Dinklage, Emilia Clarke, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Michelle Fairley, Richard Madden, Kit Harington, Rose Leslie and John Bradley (Sam). And as a change of pace, George R.R. Martin won't be serving as moderator, with Elvis Mitchell leading the discussion, potentially in some very different directions from previous con appearances. Assuming the wifi holds up (which it has for live-blogs of "Veronica Mars" and "The Walking Dead"), I'll be posting updates pretty frequently, so keep reloading until I say we're all done.
Before the panel for "The 100," CW's midseason futuristic drama, the full premiere episode was screened for the audience. Afterward, Thomas McDonell (Finn), Eliza Taylor (Clarke), Marie Avgeropoulos (Octavia), executive producers Jason Rothenberg and Matt Miller, Isaiah Washington (Chancellor Jaha), Henry Ian Cusick (Councillor Kane) sat down to take questions about the show. While potential fans definitely seemed to be present in the half-full room, the future (for the show and in the show) is still unclear.
Cobie Smulders will appear on "Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
The "How I Met Your Mother" star will reprise her role as Agent Maria Hill. "I wanted very much to have Cobie in the pilot because as much as anyone else, she is S.H.I.E.L.D.," says Joss Whedon. "She's cool and commanding, and has the dry humor that plays so well with Clark's. Also, if she's in it, I get to hang out with Cobie."
"The Walking Dead" returns Oct. 13
Watch a lengthy Season 4 trailer.
George R.R. Martin smashes a guitar at a Comic-Con concert
Watch the "Game of Thrones" author's "revenge" for a song parody telling him to "Write Like the Wind."
It's an afternoon of Joss Whedon in Comic-Con's Ballroom 20.
At 1:45, we have Joss and potential special guests for "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
Then at 6:15, we'll have a Dark Horse-sponsored All-Joss panel. I'll be live-blogging both... Don't worry!
Hey, all. Time for another Comic-Con live-blog from Hall H, this time for the highest-rated drama on television: AMC's "The Walking Dead." This is the show's second year in the convention center's biggest room, and one featuring yet another showrunner change, as Scott Gimple may have to explain what his vision for the show is, as compared to the departed Glen Mazzara (and, before him, Frank Darabont). This will be a big panel, with stars Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, David Morrissey, Scott Wilson, and Chad Coleman, Gimple, comic author Robert Kirkman, and other producers Gale Anne Hurd, Dave Alpert and Greg Nicotero. The wifi seemed to hold up during my
"Veronica Mars" movie live-blog, so knock wood, I should be able to update frequently here, as well.
The panel room for "Nikita" was only half-full, but that didn't dim the enthusiasm of the true fans in attendance (some of whom had come from as far away as Canada). With only six episodes of the show left, the mood of the stars and show creator Craig Silverstein was both nostalgic and enthusiastic for a wrap-up that promises to "start right in the middle of it and not take our foot off the pedal until the end," according to Silverstein.
Report: "Glee" may open Season 5 with old footage of Cory Monteith
According to what a source tells Hollywood Life, "There has been talk about writing the first few episodes around old footage of Cory from the show and actually have Finn be alive for a bit in order to lead into a more emotional goodbye — so it doesn’t feel sudden."
"Veronica Mars" movie footage shown at Comic-Con, featuring Jamie Lee Curtis
Rob Thomas said of his film: ""I can tell you that it sort of has — and this is a weird reference — a 'Godfather III' vibe to it."
How "The Wire" explains Microsoft's woes
Avon Barksdale is Microsoft, Proposition Joe is Apple and Marlo Stanfield is Google.
Watch Stephen Hawking do "The Big Bang Theory" theme song
The theoretical physicist recited the lyrics at Comic-Con. PLUS: Johnny Galecki posed as a "Big Bang" fan at Comic-Con.
"Game of Thrones" meets "Arrested Development"
Watch a mashup using the "Arrested" opening. PLUS: Check out a "Thrones" pop-up book, "Lord Frey" loved the Red Wedding, and Maisie Williams creates "A Throne of Games."
"Arrow" explains Black Canary casting
Caity Lotz's character will be "the beginning of the story of the Black Canary," says executive producer Andrew Kreisberg.
"Today" lost an average of 606,000 viewers since Savannah Guthrie joined the show
The NBC morning show averaged 5.253 million with Ann Curry, and 4.647 million since Guthrie replaced her.
Tamera Mowry: I lost my virginity at 29
She's only slept with one person, her husband.
"Veronica Mars" made a visit or two to Comic-Con back in its mid-'00s days as a beloved but low-rated TV drama. Today, the cast — including stars Kristen Bell, Jason Dohring, Enrico Colantoni, Francis Capra, Percy Daggs III, Ryan Hansen, Chris Lowell, Tina Majorino and Krysten Ritter — and creator Rob Thomas will return to the city where the series was shot under very different circumstances. Now "Veronica Mars" is the Kickstarter phenomenon movie (which Thomas and I discussed back in March), and the belief is that the interest in both the movie and the campaign will be enough to fill the convention center's cavernous Hall H. I'll be somewhere in the room live-blogging it all (wifi permitting), and trying to capture both the anecdotes and whether the atmosphere in Hall H evokes the passion that raised $5.7 million to pay for the movie (and t-shirts and posters and digital downloads and all the other Kickstarter perks).
A mere two months ago people were clamoring to see Nicolas Winding Refn's "Only God Forgives" in Cannes. This afternoon, I watched it from my couch. Video-on-demand can be pretty awesome like that. The director's "Drive" follow-up hits theaters and VOD today and I know it's been at the top of a lot of people's lists, so assuming you've seen it or will over the weekend, tell us what you think. I found it to be little more than an exercise, but I guess I'm okay with Refn keeping in shape, so to speak. Guy wasn't too high on it at Cannes either, but that's us. Cut loose with your own thoughts in the comment section here and go ahead and vote in our poll below. And as always, feel free to discuss anything else you might have seen recently. Open thread.