‘Girls’ Star Adam Driver in Talks to Play ‘Star Wars’ Villain, Shailene Woodley Dishes on Kissing Theo James and More

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Good morning, People’s Choicers! Welcome to the latest edition of celebrity headlines. Today’s pop culture roundup includes 2014’s most popular movies titled by teenagers, Divergent star Shailene Woodley dishing about locking lips with co-star Theo James and we take a ride on Disney’s newest roller coaster from the comfort of our very own home. Those stories and more in today’s celebrity headlines!

Here are the six stories you need to read this morning:

1. While no deal has been made official, Girls star Adam Driver is reportedly close to signing on to play the villain in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII. While we don’t quite know the specifics yet, the villain is said to be in the vein of the iconic Darth Vader. [Variety]

2. Let’s talk about smooching, shall we? Divergent’s Shailene Woodley revealed to People magazine that her co-star Theo James is a “great kisser.” Is that wasn’t enough to set off your inner swoon, Woodley also divulged a few more endearing qualities regarding James. “He’s an incredibly masculine man with a beautiful, soulful heart.” [Cosmo]

3. MTV posted a hilarious article that attempts to answer the question, “What would today’s teenagers title 2014’s most popular movies? Do you think everyone would have enjoyed Dallas Buyers Club so much if it were titled Wedding Planner was Better? [MTV]

4. Beth Behrs, who hosted the 2014 People’s Choice Awards along with her 2 Broke Girls co-star Kat Dennings, offered Academy Awards host Ellen DeGeneres some interesting advice for this Sunday’s ceremony. “I think Ellen should twerk — I mean c’mon, let’s see your skills,” Behrs advised. “I think she’s actually my favorite Oscar host to be honest, so I’m really excited to watch her, I think she’s going to be awesome.” [Entertainment Tonight]

5.  Allison Williams is off the market! The Girls star is engaged  to longtime boyfriend Ricky Van Veen.  [E! Online

6. And finally, take a ride on Disney’s newest roller coaster from the comfort of your very own home! Here’s a look at Disney’s Seven Dwarfs Mine Train opening later this spring.  [People]

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