#ICYMI on TheWrap: 10 of the Week’s Top Showbiz Stories (Video)

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#ICYMI on TheWrap: 10 of the Week’s Top Showbiz Stories (Video)

Nelson Mandela Wasn’t a Household Name Until Winnie, Says Secret Agent (Exclusive)
Behind every great man, there’s a great woman.

Michael Fassbender Will Not Campaign for Oscar Nomination
He’s perfectly fine with letting his performance as a sadistic plantation owner in “12 Years a Slave” convince Academy voters to give him the gold.

The New Focus Features: FilmDistrict With a Different Name
Find out what executives are going where as Focus embarks on a more commercial path.

Michael Bay Disarms Air Conditioner Attacker on ‘Transformers 4′ Set
Then he shot down a helicopter, blew up a building, and casually walked away from the explosion without flinching.

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey to Host Golden Globes for Next 2 Years
There’s at least two excruciatingly-long award shows we can look forward to in the future.

Movie Titles Can Matter at the Box Office – But How Much?
“Machete Kills” effectively described the plot of the entire movie, but couldn’t quite predict its performance at the box office.

‘Community’ Star Donald Glover Reveals Why He Left Show in Bizarre Instagram Confession
But he’s not experiencing depression, he revealed in a subsequent interview. And if he is, then that would mean “everybody’s depressed.” (So, yeah, sounds like he’s depressed.)

NSA Reporter Glenn Greenwald To Leave Guardian For His Own New Venture
And eBay founder Pierre Omidyar is financing it.

‘Walking Dead’ Demolishes Record With 16.1 Million Viewers
America’s favorite scripted television series still can’t beat America’s favorite sport, though.

How ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’s’ Charlie Hunnam Casting Debacle May Help the Film
It’s better Hunnam pulled out sooner than later, but rest assured, Dakota Johnson is ready to ride this project until the premiere comes. 

And now, here are two stories you don’t necessarily need to read. But you know you want to.

Rihanna’s Ping-Pong Sex-Show Tweets Get Bar Owner Arrested
This is the second time her social media has led to arrests in Thailand, making the renegade pop star a full-fledged vigilante.

Paramount Promotes Equal Opportunity Possession in ‘Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones’ Trailer (Video)
Hoping for this franchise to die? Don’t hold your breath. This “Paranormal” movie isn’t even the next sequel.

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