Fey, Poehler in 'The Nest' big thing

See if you can find the error on the Constitution on Julia Louis-Dreyfus' back, on this Rolling Stone cover. And if that's what's caught your interest, there's something un-American about you.
See if you can find the error on the Constitution on Julia Louis-Dreyfus' back, on this Rolling Stone cover. And if that's what's caught your interest, there's something un-American about you.
Posted: April 11, 2014

IF ALL goes according to plan, Upper Darby's Tina Fey will again team with Amy Poehler, in "The Nest."

It's a comedy - duh - says TheWrap.com.

Jason Moore ("Pitch Perfect") will direct the film, from a screenplay by Paula Pell.

Fey and Poehler will play sisters who are devastated to learn that their parents have put their childhood home up for sale. The saucy siblings decide to spend one last wild weekend where they grew up together.

Production is expected to start in June in New York.

The polarizing vortex

Hillary Clinton's new book on her time as President Obama's secretary of state will be released on June 10, according to Simon & Schuster.

The publisher said yesterday that Clinton would share "candid reflections about key moments during her time as secretary of state, as well as her thoughts about how to navigate the challenges of the 21st century."

Clinton's 2003 memoir, Living History, sold more than a million copies.

Clinton said during a March speech to a publishing-industry trade group that her upcoming book will address the "rapidly changing and increasingly interdependent world" and 21st-century challenges from "Crimea to climate change."

"Just another light summer read," she joked to the Association of American Publishers.

* Hillary is praising Russian punk band Pussy Riot as "strong and brave young women" who "refuse to let their voices be silenced."

Clinton posted a picture to her more than 1 million Twitter followers of her posing with Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina of the group.

She and the band met while attending the Women in the World Summit in New York on Friday.

TATTBITS

* One wouldn't think that the National Constitution Center would pay much attention to Rolling Stone magazine, but the center was quick to point out the error on the new cover of the mag featuring a naked Julia Louis-Dreyfus with the Constitution inscribed on her back.

The dilemma? That giant John Hancock signature above Julia's shapely tailbone.

Yo, Rolling Stone, Hancock signed the Declaration of Independence.

* According to Reuters, Katherine Heigl has filed a $6 million civil lawsuit against New York pharmacy Duane Reade for using her name and an unauthorized paparazzi photograph of her in its commercial advertising.

Heigl filed the suit yesterday in New York federal court.

The complaint said that she was photographed in March near a Duane Reade store in New York while filming a new television series. Duane Reade posted the photo on its Twitter and Facebook account with captions advertising the store without her approval, the complaint said.

"We expect Duane Reade to pay for its willful misuse of Katherine Heigl's name and likeness," said her lawyer, Peter Haviland, adding that any money recovered would go to the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation, which was established in 2008 after her brother was killed in a car accident.

* TheWrap.com reports that the hour-long comedy series "Single Ladies" will return for a fourth season on BET's Centric network after it was canceled by VH1.

Female-oriented Centric will reboot the show as part of a new exclusive production deal with Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit Entertainment, which produces the show.

Latifah's daytime talk show, "The Queen Latifah Show," will also run in prime time on Centric as part of the deal.

Mickey Rooney, who died Sunday at age 93, seemingly worked for close to 90 of those 93 years and at one time was one of the biggest movie stars in the world, and yet has left an estate reportedly worth only $18,000.

Seems wrong.

* The FXX network plans a marathon telecast this summer of all 552 episodes of "The Simpsons" . . . consecutively.

The network said yesterday that the marathon will start Aug. 21 and continue into Labor Day. FXX programming chief Chuck Saftler said that it coincides with the network's purchase of rerun rights and the development of an app that gives access to every episode of the long-running animated series.

Saftler said FXX will show four hours of episodes every Sunday this fall, up until the time a new episode is aired in prime time on Fox.

Samantha Harris, the former "Entertainment Tonight" correspondent and "Dancing with the Stars" co-host, says she's battling breast cancer.

She told "ET" that she had refused to believe the lump in her breast was benign, even after numerous doctors told her so.

Harris, 40, said she listened to her body and, finally, saw a specialist who gave her the bad news.

* With some fabulous fanfare, Logo has finally chosen a victor as the Gayest Cartoon Character of All Time.

And the winner is . . . Roger, from "American Dad."

TheWrap.com reports that Roger was bestowed with the honor during a double episode of "RuPaul's Drag Race" on Monday night, snagging the crown after beating out wise-beyond-his-years baby Stewie, from "Family Guy," and "South Park" favorite Big Gay Al.

"I'd like to thank everyone that voted for me. And I'd like to personally thank every MAN who voted for me . . . tonight. Within a 12-mile radius," Roger said of his victory.

- Daily News wire services

contributed to this report.


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