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Here Are Some Afternoon Links!

By Kelly Conaboy / January 8, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • A visit to the set of Muppets Most Wanted. -/Film
  • Saturday Night Live, after recently adding Sasheer Zamata to the cast, has just added two African-American female writers. -HollywoodReporter
  • The New York Film Critics Circle has called an emergency meeting to figure out how to deal with the Armond White Situation, which Armond White claims never happened. -FilmDrunk
  • An adaptation of Leif G.W. Persson’s Backstrom, which will star Rainn Wilson, has just gotten a 13-episode series order at Fox. -Deadline
  • As an assignment for school, a seventh grader wrote to DC Comics and asked how DC plans to compete with Marvel’s domination of the live action superhero movie industry, and his letter is so well written that it’s almost sending me down a bad spiral. Are all kids Tavi Gevinsons now? Should the rest of us just go to bed?! (Oh, but the point of this is that they wrote back and told him that DC movies do better than Marvel movies.) -Outhousers
  • Over at Vulture, a real community college dean assesses Community. Turns out it’s actually a documentary? Very weird! -Vulture