Adam Driver's 'Star Wars' Role Confirmed?

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Your Daily Roundup of Celebrity Gossip & Star Shenanigans!

Will The Force Be With Adam Driver?: Reports are swirling that “Girls” star Adam Driver has landed the villain role in the upcoming “Star Wars,” but Disney has not officially announced his casting – but that didn’t stop “Girls” star Lena Dunham from congratulating him. “We’re VERY proud of Adam Driver re: Star Wars. He’s about to rip a hole in da force. Is that a thing? I guess I should see those movies?” she Tweeted, but then quickly added, “I confirm nothing bc I know nothing bc I’m on a plane with my dad! I just like Adam more than almost anyone, and JJ Abrams a whole lot too.” [Twitter]

Oscar Slams, Shade & More!: An anonymous Academy voter is throwing some serious shade at Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts work in “August: Osage County.” The voter dished to The Hollywood Reporter, calling Meryl’s work “bottom-drawer” and saying that “Julia Roberts was horrendous.” He/she also said “Her” made them fall asleep and that Leonardo DiCaprio gave a “popcorn performance” in “The Wolf of Wall Street.” [THR]

Remember That Time “Scandal” Star Scott Foley Followed In The Footsteps Of Eddie Cibrian?:… while selling sheets and bathrobes!? [YouTube]

And In Some Better Heart-Warming News: Find out how Jimmy Kimmel is helping Super Max Wilford (who is fighting brain cancer) and The Max Love Project, with the help of a Rainbow Loom. [YouTube]

-- Jesse Spero

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