In Five: Todd Solondz’s Wacky New Trailer, Against Me! Singer Transitioning to Womanhood, and More Performing Arts News

In Five: Todd Solondz’s Wacky New Trailer, Against Me! Singer Transitioning to Womanhood, and More Performing Arts News
Selma Blair and Jordan Gelber in Todd Solondz's "Dark Horse"
(Courtesy of Jojo Whilden)

1. Todd Solondz’s next movie, “Dark Horse,” will focus on a man (Jordan Gelber) who lives and works with his parents (Christopher Walken and Mia Farrow!) and falls in love with a detached woman (Selma Blair). Watch the trailer below. [The Playlist/Indiewire]

2. Against Me! singer Tom Gabel has become the first rock star to announce that he will make the transition from a man to a woman, becoming Laura Jane Grace. [RS]

 

3. G. Dep, a one-time rapper affiliated with Bad Boy, was sentenced to 15 years after turning himself in for a shooting — and discovering that he had in fact committed murder. [NYP]

4. Promoting, in character, his new movie “The Dictator,” Sacha Baron Cohen endorsed Mitt Romney for president. [NME]
Related: “The Dictator” Trailer: Sacha Baron Cohen’s Strongman Send-Up Looking Pretty Feeble

5. “Hubris” was taken: Bobby Brown has named his forthcoming album “The Masterpiece.” [The Juice/Billboard]

Previously: Samuel L. Jackson, “Mad Men,” the Beach Boys, J.J. Abrams, and Action Bronson

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