Tweets of the Week
Banksy’s stealthy trek through New York City captured the attention of the city and all of social media throughout this week. He’ll be sneaking through unsuspecting neighborhoods for the rest of the month, putting up new paintings in secrecy — hopefully the rest of them will be free to witness up close.
Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly will be putting out a comedy together next year at this time called Devil’s Night. It’ll be the first to star the duo since they were featured in 2008’s Step Brothers. The upcoming film’s plot centers around the two best friends, separated for 15 years, who reunite on the night before Halloween to save their neighborhood from mischief and chaos. Could there be a retread of elements from Step Brothers? Probably – but won’t that just make Devil’s Night all the more awesome?
To the surprise of just about nobody, Nirvana was nominated in their first year of eligibility for a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Also receiving their first nominations were the Zombies, prog-rock pioneers Yes, and “Rumble” writer Link Wray.
Charlie Hunnam bailed on his starring role as Christian Grey in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey at the start of the week. The official diagnosis? His schedule was too busy. And the rest of the world has speculated accordingly.
Wes Anderson put out a trailer for his new film The Grand Budapest Hotel, which features the requisite charm and whimsical cinematography that Twitter can only call “Andersonian.”