After news of Rowan Blanchard joining the cast of A Wrinkle in Time, a Filipino child actor also landed a role in the same Disney film! Congratulations to Deric McCabe, who will be playing Charles, the brilliant younger brother of Meg Murry. Deric's mother proudly shared his hard work on landing the role, saying, "Deric worked hard for this: hours of auditions, callbacks, meeting, interviews... 17 page, 5 page, 3 page, 21 page scripts to learn overnight... while continuing to spend time with family, do his regular chores, and excel in school. He prayed, remained patient, and was persistent. Thankful and Blessed." (via justjaredjr.com)
On a musical note, have you seen Charlie Puth's new "Dangerously" music video? Dodging flying arrows, broken glass shards, and having bloody knuckles, he portrayed the pains and the heartbreak that the song talks about. We are really digging his new song and we're adding it to our heartbreak playlist! (via teenvogue.com)
...And if you're Bruno Mars fan, his recent guesting on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge will make your day! He covered Adele's "All I Ask," and he nailed it.
Lucky for fans who live in London because Emma Watson hid books all over the London Underground—that's the English subway! Remember her feminist book club Our Shared Shelf? Emma was seen casually dropping off the book club's current monthly read Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou. (via mtv.com)
More updates from Zayn Malik's book memoir, Zayn finally reveals what made March 25, 2015 relevant and viewed as the darkest day in a Directioner's history. ICYDK, it's the day Zayn Malik revealed that he was leaving the band. In the book, he wrote that it was in the middle of a 1D concert in Hong Kong when he made the decision to quit the band. He said he was at a "bad place" at the time and knows he couldn't get out unless he made a change. In the book he also shared his anxiety and having an eating disorder while on tour. As sad as we are that Zayn left One Direction, we are still happy to know that he managed to take care of himself and made a change that benefited his health.
"My relationship with my fiance Perrie was breaking down. To make matters worse, there were so many crazy stories flying around in the newspapers about us." —Zayn Malik
MTRCB called for a conference with the creators of Till I Met You because of the "daring" episodes that aired on October 25, 26, 27, and 28. MTRCB explained that the reason for the conference was because the feedback they received from both social and conventional media, where some audiences found the scenes from the episodes inappropriate, even when they gave SPG and PG ratings. The tag "NO TO SELECTIVE CENSORHIP" and #TIMYPriorities trended on twitter in support of the show. (via push.abs-cbn.com)
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