AfterElton Briefs: A Sour “Candyland,” Prepare For “Preacher Wives,” and Christina Aguilera Needs A Wet Nap

  • Happy Birthday to Justin Timberlake (above), who turns 31, James Sutton is 29, Minnie Driver is 42, Portia deRossi is 39, and the faboo Carol Channing is 91.
  • Iconic game Candyland is coming to the big screen … starring Adam Sandler. Hey, why not cast Rob Schneider in the remake of Clue and completely destroy my childhood memories.
  • Ben Kingsley has joined the cast of Ender’s Game, by rabid homophobe Orson Scott Card.
  • Here’s the new trailer for HBO’s Game Change, with Julianne Moore quite spooky as Sarah Palin.

  • TLC has given the greenlight to Preacher Wives, “a new series about outspoken female preachers and wives of preachers in Atlanta.” So how long before the first gay scandal?
  • Rick Springfield will reprise his role of Noah Drake on General Hospital in March.
  • There may be a series version of the 70′s Judith Krantz trash classic Scruples. Sorry, but nothing can top Lindsay Wagner in the 1980 mini-series.
  • The Diary Of Zac Efron. Zac gets a tattoo.

  • Here’s the teaser for the Avengers trailer that will run during the Super Bowl

  • Here’s another still from The Hobbit. Dwarven goodness.

  • Below you can see the cast of a famous TV show. Can you name it?

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