‘The Vampire Diaries’ Spin-Off Called ‘The Originals’ in the Works

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The CW

With the overwhelming popularity of The Vampire Diaries (and demise of other series on the network, like Gossip Girl), The CW’s making a move that may bank on the sci-fi show’s success. Within its current season, TVD‘s Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) are set to embark on a journey that will launch the characters into their own spin-off.

The Hollywood Reporter says The Originals, its working title, would revolve around the Original family led, of course, by Joseph’s character. “Klaus returns to the supernatural melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans, a town he helped build centuries ago, and is reunited with his diabolical former protege Marcel. The Secret Circle‘s Phoebe Tonkin, who joined Vampire Diaries this season in a pivotal recurring role, will also star.” In case you’re unfamiliar, the Original family is composed of the first existing vampires in the world, with Klaus being the only known hybrid (vampire/werewolf) at the time. Though neither Joseph nor Phoebe made a formal statement, Miss Tonkin did take to Twitter to confirm the news via retweet. As of now, no other members of the TVD cast, past or present, have been slated for the offshoot.

This isn’t the first time talk of a spin-off was announced. Back in April of last year, buzz about a show based on Ian Somerhalder and Matthew Davis‘ characters, Damon and Alaric’s characters respectively, was greenlit for The CW, “bypassing the pilot stage,” according to TVFanatic.com. But, as we all know, no such series came to fruition.

Look out for the set-up of The Originals on The Vampire Diaries episode airing on April 25. What do you think of the concept? Leave your thoughts below or on our Vampire Diaries message board!

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Beyonce Confirms First Original Destiny’s Child Music in Eight Years

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Facebook (Beyonce)

First Justin Timberlake, now Destiny’s Child. The ’90s are making its way back into the music industry full force. The same day JT announced that he’s ‘ready’ to return to the field, Beyonce took to her Facebook page to proclaim that she, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams are reuniting. She writes, “I am so proud to announce the first original Destiny’s Child music in eight years!” Along with that message came the official album cover for the girl group’s upcoming Love Songs compilation.

According to Billboard, the CD will consist of 14 tracks and is “composed of romantic-themed songs the trio recorded between 1997-2004 except for” “Nuclear,” which is confirmed to be newly-recorded.

2013 is shaping to be the year for Beyonce. Along with her melodies with DC, she’s also on the road to her fifth album, set to release this spring, performing at the Super Bowl Half-Time Show, and she’s tapped to sing for Barack Obama and co. at his second Presidential Inauguration. Did we miss anything? Oh yeah, and she’s also the latest cover girl for GQ‘s “The 100 Sexiest Women of The 21st Century” issue. Keep in mind, a majority of this is all happening/has happened within a month. (Makes you rethink what you’re doing with your life, doesn’t it?)

Destiny’s Child’s Love Songs will be released on January 29, 2013, but is available for pre-order on Amazon.com right this second. How do you feel about the top ’90s artists making a comeback? Who else would you want to see make new music? Tell us in the comments, and check out the LS tracklist below!

1. “Cater 2 U” (2004 – Destiny Fulfilled)
2. “Killing Time” (1998 – Destiny’s Child)
3. “Second Nature” (1998 – Destiny’s Child)
4. “Heaven” (2002 – Simply Deep)
5. “Now That She’s Gone” (1999 – The Writing’s On The Wall)
6. Brown Eyes” (2001 – Survivor)
7. “If” (2004 – Destiny Fulfilled)
8. “Emotion” (2001 – Survivor)
9. “If You Leave” (featuring Next) (1999 – The Writing’s On The Wall)
10. “T­-Shirt” (2004 – Destiny Fulfilled)
11. “Temptation” (1999 – The Writing’s On The Wall)
12. “Say My Name” (Timbaland remix) (2002 – This Is The Remix)
13. “Love” (2004 – Destiny Fulfilled)
14. “Nuclear” (2013 – Love Songs)

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85th Oscars: All the Nominees for the 2013 Movie Event

The Weinstein Company

The Weinstein Company

As awards season is officially upon us — the People’s Choice Awards were last night; the Golden Globes are this weekend — it’s only fitting the the nominees for the Oscars release soon. And, at a ceremony held this morning, hosted by Seth MacFarlane (who’s also hosting the live show on February 24) and Emma Stone, the 85th Annual Academy Awards nominations were announced for all of the world to hear.

Before you read the full list, we would like to make a few comments. For starters, Jennifer Lawrence is up for Best Actress — again! — for her role in Silver Linings Playbook. As you most likely know, this is Jenn’s second time in this category, after her 2011 nomination for Winter’s Bone prior to The Hunger Games.

Also, after a heart-wrenching performance in Les Miserables, former Academy Awards host Anne Hathaway is in the running for Best Supporting Actress. This is also Anne’s second time up for one of the prestigious honors, after her Best Actress-nominated performance in 2009 for Rachel Getting Married. For more, read the list in its entirety below!

Best Picture
Amour
Argo
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Django Unchained
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Actor
Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables
Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
Denzel Washington, Flight

Best Actress
Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
Emmanuelle Riva, Amour
Quvenzhane Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild
Naomi Watts, The Impossible

Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin, Argo
Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook
Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln
Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams, The Master
Sally Field, Lincoln
Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
Helen Hunt, The Sessions
Jacki Weaver, Silver Linings Playbook

Best Director
Michael Haneke, Amour
Ang Lee, Life of Pi
David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook
Steven Spielberg, Lincoln
Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Best Original Screenplay
Amour, Michael Hanake
Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino
Flight, John Gatins
Moonrise Kingdom, Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola
Zero Dark Thirty, Mark Boal

Best Adapted Screenplay
Argo, Chris Terrio
Beasts of the Southern Wild, Lucy Alibar and Benh Zeitlin,
Life of Pi, David Magee
Lincoln, Tony Kushner
Silver Linings Playbook, David O. Russell

Best Animated Feature
Brave
Frankenweenie
ParaNorman
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Wreck-It Ralph

Best Cinematography
Anna Karenina, Seamus McGarvey
Django Unchained, Robert Richardson
Life of Pi, Claudio Miranda
Lincoln, Janusz Kaminski
Skyfall, Roger Deakins

Best Costume Design
Anna Karenina, Jacqueline Durran
Les Misérables, Paco Delgado
Lincoln, Joanna Johnston
Mirror Mirror, Eiko Ishioka
Snow White and the Huntsman, Colleen Atwood

Best Documentary Feature
“5 Broken Cameras”
Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi
“The Gatekeepers”
Nominees to be determined
“How to Survive a Plague”
Nominees to be determined
“The Invisible War”
Nominees to be determined
“Searching for Sugar Man”
Nominees to be determined

Best Documentary Short Subject
“Inocente”
Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine
“Kings Point”
Sari Gilman and Jedd Wider
“Mondays at Racine”
Cynthia Wade and Robin Honan
“Open Heart”
Kief Davidson and Cori Shepherd Stern
“Redemption”
Jon Alpert and Matthew O’Neill

Achievement in Film Editing
Argo, William Goldenberg
Life of Pi, Tim Squyres
Lincoln, Michael Kahn
Silver Linings Playbook, Jay Cassidy and Crispin Struthers
Zero Dark Thirty, Dylan Tichenor and William Goldenberg

Best Foreign Language Film of the Year
Amour, Austria
Kon-Tiki, Norway
No, Chile
A Royal Affair, Denmark
War Witch, Canada

Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling
Hitchcock, Howard Berger, Peter Montagna and Martin Samuel
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Peter Swords King, Rick Findlater and Tami Lane
Les Misérables, Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell

Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score)
Anna Karenina, Dario Marianelli
Argo, Alexandre Desplat
Life of Pi, Mychael Danna
Lincoln, John Williams
Skyfall, Thomas Newman

Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song)
“Before My Time” from Chasing Ice, Music and Lyric by J. Ralph
“Everybody Needs A Best Friend” from Ted, Music by Walter Murphy; Lyric by Seth MacFarlane
“Pi’s Lullaby” from Life of Pi, Music by Mychael Danna; Lyric by Bombay Jayashri
“Skyfall” from Skyfall, Music and Lyric by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth
“Suddenly” from Les Misérables, Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Lyric by Herbert Kretzmer and Alain Boublil

Achievement in Production Design
Anna Karenina, Production Design: Sarah Greenwood; Set Decoration: Katie Spencer
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Production Design: Dan Hennah; Set Decoration: Ra Vincent and Simon Bright
Les Misérables, Production Design: Eve Stewart; Set Decoration: Anna Lynch-Robinson
Life of Pi, Production Design: David Gropman; Set Decoration: Anna Pinnock
Lincoln, Production Design: Rick Carter; Set Decoration: Jim Erickson

Best Animated Short Film
“Adam and Dog” Minkyu Lee
“Fresh Guacamole” PES
“Head over Heels” Timothy Reckart and Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly
“Maggie Simpson in “The Longest Daycare”” David Silverman
“Paperman” John Kahrs

Best Live Action Short Film
“Asad” Bryan Buckley and Mino Jarjoura
“Buzkashi Boys” Sam French and Ariel Nasr
“Curfew” Shawn Christensen
“Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw)” Tom Van Avermaet and Ellen De Waele
“Henry” Yan England

Achievement in Sound Editing
Argo, Erik Aadahl and Ethan Van der Ryn
Django Unchained, Wylie Stateman
Life of Pi, Eugene Gearty and Philip Stockton
Skyfall, Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers
Zero Dark Thirty, Paul N.J. Ottosson

Achievement in Sound Mixing
Argo, John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Jose Antonio Garcia
Les Misérables, Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes
Life of Pi, Ron Bartlett, D.M. Hemphill and Drew Kunin
Lincoln, Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Ronald Judkins
Skyfall, Scott Millan, Greg P. Russell and Stuart Wilson

Achievement in Visual Effects
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and R. Christopher White
Life of Pi, Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott
Marvel’s The Avengers, Janek Sirrs, Jeff White, Guy Williams and Dan Sudick
Prometheus, Richard Stammers, Trevor Wood, Charley Henley and Martin Hill
Snow White and the Huntsman, Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, Philip Brennan, Neil Corbould and Michael Dawson

All the Nominees for the 2013 Golden Globes!

People’s Choice Awards: All the Winners from the 2013 Event

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WENN

In case you missed the live showing of the 2013 People’s Choice Awards, we’re bringing you all of the winner’s from the event. But before we get to the nitty-gritty details, let us preface this by saying that The Hunger Games cleaned house, taking home six — count them again – six of the night’s biggest honors, including Favorite Movie and Favorite Movie Actress, Jennifer Lawrence. It was kind of like this year’s Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, which garnered an impressive amount of awards at the 2012 show.

Speaking of HP, its heroine, Emma Watson, snagged herself a trophy last night for her role in the now PCA-winning The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Favorite Dramatic Movie).

One surprise we will comment on is the winner of Favorite Breakout Star: The Wanted. As big of fans as we are of the boy band, we were a bit shocked that One Direction didn’t win this category, since, based on Twitter fans alone, TW has 1.8 million followers while 1D has 9.1 million. Guess the votes just fell in The Wanted’s favor, eh? The acceptance speech was cute, though. The guys admitted that they never won anything before, so to commemorate their first real award, they sang “Afternoon Delight” — to Ellen DeGeneres… Okay, onto all the rest!

Favorite Movie: The Hunger Games
Favorite Movie Actor: Robert Downey Jr.
Favorite Movie Actress: Jennifer Lawrence
Favorite Movie Icon: Meryl Streep
Favorite Action Movie: The Hunger Games
Favorite Action Movie Star: Chris Hemsworth
Favorite Face of Heroism: Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games
Favorite Comedic Movie: Ted
Favorite Comedic Movie Actor: Adam Sandler
Favorite Comedic Movie Actress: Jennifer Aniston
Favorite Dramatic Movie: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor: Zac Efron
Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress: Emma Watson
Favorite Movie Franchise: The Hunger Games
Favorite Movie Superhero: Robert Downey Jr., as Iron Man
Favorite On-Screen Chemistry: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, The Hunger Games
Favorite Movie Fan Following: Twihards, Twilight
Favorite Network TV Comedy: The Big Bang Theory
Favorite Network TV Drama: Grey’s Anatomy
Favorite Cable TV Comedy: Awkward.
Favorite Cable TV Drama: Leverage
Favorite Premium Cable TV Show: True Blood
Favorite TV Crime Drama: Castle
Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show: Supernatural
Favorite Comedic TV Actor: Chris Colfer
Favorite Comedic TV Actress: Lea Michele
Favorite Dramatic TV Actor: Nathan Fillion
Favorite Dramatic TV Actress: Ellen Pompeo
Favorite Daytime TV Host: The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Favorite Late-Night Talk Show Host: Jimmy Fallon
Favorite New Talk Show Host: Steve Harvey
Favorite Competition TV Show: The X Factor
Favorite Celebrity Judge: Demi Lovato
Favorite TV Fan Following: SPNFamily, Supernatural
Favorite New TV Comedy: The New Normal
Favorite New TV Drama: Beauty and the Beast
Favorite Male Artist: Jason Mraz
Favorite Female Artist: Katy Perry
Favorite Pop Artist: Katy Perry
Favorite Hip Hop Artist: Nicki Minaj
Favorite R&B Artist: Rihanna
Favorite Band: Maroon 5
Favorite Country Artist: Taylor Swift
Favorite Breakout Artist: The Wanted
Favorite Song: “What Makes You Beautiful,” One Direction
Favorite Album: Up All Night, One Direction
Favorite Music Video: “Part of Me,” Katy Perry
Favorite Music Fan Following: KatyCats, Katy Perry
People’s Voice: Christina Aguilera
Favorite Humanitarian: Sandra Bullock

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‘Glee’ in Negotiations for “Fifth Season and Beyond,” Possibly in NYC

FOX

FOX

A nomination at the Screen Actors Guild Awards isn’t the only happy occasion the cast of Glee can celebrate this year. At FOX TV’s 2013 Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter Press Tour last night, network chairman Kevin Reilly made an announcement that could affect the future of the hit show.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, “Reilly touted the show’s consistency and said the dual story lines of McKinley High in Ohio and NYADA’s New York locations are working well, calling the process ‘seamless.’” Because of that, talk of a renewal of the musical dramedy “is a real possibility. We’re going to negotiate now for the fifth season and beyond, so we’re talking about those things now.”

With even more members of New Directions — including the characters played by Darren Criss, Heather Morris, Kevin McHale and Jenna Ushkowitz — poised to graduate by fourth season’s end, the setting is also up in the air. Could it take place solely in New York City? Kevin explains, “I have to talk to Ryan [Murphy] and see where he’s at right now. I don’t know. I wonder — could it and should it naturally move there? But we have to talk about it. This was ultimately what became of [last year’s] spin-off talk: ‘Let’s do it within the franchise.’ I do think if we can continue to follow a broad array of characters, it’s like life: You have relationships, you have friends — they go off, their lives go on, and you get together and maybe you maintain a friendship, maybe you lose distance. I think we can do that within this world of people you followed.”

Would you watch the show for another season? Or do you think FOX should cancel it? Tell us your opinions in the comments below or on our Glee message board!

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Your First Look at Jennifer Lawrence & Sam Claflin in ‘Catching Fire’

If you’re one of the many who’ve been dying to get a peek at Finnick Odair in Catching Fire, worry yourselves no longer. The latest cover of Entertainment Weekly features The Hunger Games‘ heroine, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), as well as the brooding District 4 Tribute (Sam Claflin).

Catching Fire, Entertainment Weekly Cover

It seems like only yesterday, the Snow White and the Huntsman star was cast in the coveted role. Now, the movie’s wrapped filming after what appears to be nothing but fun on the Hawaii set, and Sam’s opening up about the infamous sugar cube scene. (If you don’t know what we’re referring to, read the book!) The Brit describes that particular scene as “the scariest moment of my life” after wearing nothing but some ‘strategically placed netting’ in certain areas. “I’m on Twitter and so many people have been like ‘Don’t mess this up, or we will kill you.’”

As for Jennifer, she was totally at home with her castmates. She recalls, “When Sam walked in, I was chasing Woody and we’d flipped over my couch and Woody had a sock all the way down my throat…” After that, it was easier for Sam to bond with the rest of the outgoing THG cast — especially Josh Hutcherson, the other half of his bromance.

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For more quotes from Jennifer and details on The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, visit EW.com or pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on newsstands January 11.

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The Wanted Hints at Two Albums in 2013

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WENN

From the sounds of it, one of Teen.com’s biggest breakout stars of 2012 is scheduled to do it up big in 2013 as well. Following a disappointing album push-back, a few of the guys from The Wanted recently hinted at not one, but two albums within the next 365 days.

Jay McGuiness first explains that TW’s next CD “was meant to be this [past] Christmas, but it wasn’t ready yet so we’re thinking around April, we’ll have something ready.”

But it was Tom Parker‘s comment that threw us for a loop: “I think we’re going to do two albums, one in April and one towards the end of the year, because we’ve written quite a lot of songs this year.”

In a more current interview, Siva Kaneswaran suggests that The Wanted’s next album could even be released as early as March! He tells British TV show Top of the Pops, “We’re hoping to have our new album out by March this year… We’ve written so many tracks for it, but we’re still writing some more, so we can make it brilliant for you.” Okay, so they need to get their facts together. But it looks like March/April-ish for now, folks.

This news comes the same week The Wanted performed its hit single, “Glad You Came,” on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. In case you missed it, watch it in full below!

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Paparazzo Killed After Taking Pictures of Justin Bieber’s Ferrari

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WENN

The term ‘paparazzi’ has been associated with Justin Bieber on more than one occasion (i.e. the time Justin was wanted for questioning after an altercation with a pap; the time he was cited for speeding at over 100 mph in an attempt to escape photographers). However, the events that involved both the singer and one paparazzo on New Year’s Day 2013 are more tragic than the previously-mentioned occurrences as said photographer was killed on the job.

According to TMZ, “A paparazzo attempting to shoot photos of Justin Bieber’s Ferrari was hit by another car and killed this evening — although Bieber was NOT behind the wheel of the Ferrari.” The site mentions that Justin’s vehicle was pulled over for speeding while the pap was following closely behind. The photographer crossed the street “to snap pics and was told twice by the [California Highway Patrol] to go back to his car on the other side of the road. When the photog tried crossing back, he was struck by an oncoming vehicle… and was killed.”

And, even though Justin was not at the scene, he released the following statement: “While I was not present nor directly involved with this tragic accident, my thoughts and prayers are with the family of the victim… Hopefully this tragedy will finally inspire meaningful legislation and whatever other necessary steps to protect the lives and safety of celebrities, police officers, innocent public bystanders, and the photographers themselves.”

So far, the victim’s name has not been released.

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MTV Introduces ‘Buckwild’ West Virginia Reality Show to Replace ‘Jersey Shore’

MTV

MTV

After six seasons of never-ending parties and drama, Jersey Shore is over. But before the series finale, which aired Thursday, December 20, its host network already had its replacement lined up. Meet Buckwild, MTV’s new reality show based in West Virginia, which follows the lives of nine twenty-somethings: Shain (“Gandee Candy”), Shae (“The Spicy Southern Belle”), Anna (“The Ringleader”), Joey (“Justin Beaver”), Ashley (“The Tomboy”), Cara (“The Firecracker”), Tyler (“The Pretty Boy”), Katie (“The College Girl”), and Salwa (“Bengali in Boots”). To give you more of a reference, The Hollywood Reporter describes Buckwild as “Jersey Shore meets Honey Boo Boo.”

As you can expect, the Appalachia-set reality series has already drawn up some controversy. West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin III even wrote a letter to MTV, expressing his concerns about his state’s appearance, and even asked that it pull Buckwild from its lineup: “I am repulsed at this business venture, where some Americans are making money off of the poor decisions of our youth… Instead of showcasing the beauty of our people and our state, you preyed on young people, coaxed them into displaying shameful behavior — and now you are profiting from it. That is just wrong… This show plays to ugly, inaccurate stereotypes about the people of West Virginia.”

Buckwild is scheduled for premiere on January 3, 2013 at 10pm ET, airing two half-hour episodes for six weeks totaling 12 episodes (for the time being). To learn more about the series, check out BuzzFeed’s exclusive first-look footage and watch the trailer here:

MTV Picks Rebel Wilson to Host Its 2013 Movie Awards!

Rebel Wilson to Host the 2013 MTV Movie Awards (VIDEO)

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MTV

Rebel Wilson. She’s come a long way from spilling peas on her infected tattoo in Bridesmaids. In 2012, she starred in BacheloretteWhat to Expect When You’re Expecting and, of course, Pitch Perfect, as well as voiced a character in Ice Age: Continental Drift. And it seems like she’s already planning to exercise her comedic chops in the upcoming year because she’s just been announced as the host of the 2013 MTV Movie Awards.

The first promo for the awards show, which aired for the first time last night during the season finale of Jersey Shore, shows a handcuffed Rebel being tortured by a band of men — including her on-screen Bridesmaids brother, Matt Lucas! — to tell them when the date of the show would be. Though she has no lines in the scene, she still adds humor to the routine. You’ll see. According to the network, Rebel will “redefine the MTV Movie Awards with her top secret plans.”

At the 2012 event, while presenting the award for Best Female Video, the Australian actress stole the spotlight from The Wanted – and kind of embarrassed them — as she donned a shirt with a picture of a girl in a skimpy pink bikini and said, “MTV told me if I presented, I would get to take home one of The Wanted… It’s gonna take me a while to choose, so you guys better throw to the nominees.”

Besides acting as a replacement for last year’s host, Kevin Hart, Rebel’s also portraying Chris Colfer‘s best friend in his debut film, Struck by Lightning, due January 11, and she’s also in talks to star in the potential Pitch Perfect sequel. So brace yourself for a whole lot o’ Rebel.

The 2013 MTV Movie Awards airs Sunday, April 14. Who do you hope scores a nomination? What do you think of the host? Watch the promo, then tell us your thoughts!

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Rebel Wilson to Host the 2013 MTV Movie Awards (VIDEO)

MTV

MTV

Rebel Wilson. She’s come a long way from spilling peas on her infected tattoo in Bridesmaids. In 2012, she starred in BacheloretteWhat to Expect When You’re Expecting and, of course, Pitch Perfect, as well as voiced a character in Ice Age: Continental Drift. And it seems like she’s already planning to exercise her comedic chops in the upcoming year because she’s just been announced as the host of the 2013 MTV Movie Awards.

The first promo for the awards show, which aired for the first time last night during the season finale of Jersey Shore, shows a handcuffed Rebel being tortured by a band of men — including her on-screen Bridesmaids brother, Matt Lucas! — to tell them when the date of the show would be. Though she has no lines in the scene, she still adds humor to the routine. You’ll see. According to the network, Rebel will “redefine the MTV Movie Awards with her top secret plans.”

At the 2012 event, while presenting the award for Best Female Video, the Australian actress stole the spotlight from The Wanted – and kind of embarrassed them — as she donned a shirt with a picture of a girl in a skimpy pink bikini and said, “MTV told me if I presented, I would get to take home one of The Wanted… It’s gonna take me a while to choose, so you guys better throw to the nominees.”

Besides acting as a replacement for last year’s host, Kevin Hart, Rebel’s also portraying Chris Colfer‘s best friend in his debut film, Struck by Lightning, due January 11, and she’s also in talks to star in the potential Pitch Perfect sequel. So brace yourself for a whole lot o’ Rebel.

The 2013 MTV Movie Awards airs Sunday, April 14. Who do you hope scores a nomination? What do you think of the host? Watch the promo, then tell us your thoughts!

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