Briefly: Michael Jackson, Jon Hamm, Taylor Swift

September 27, 2013

(Timothy A. Clary / AFP)

Brief news from elsewhere:

The Michael Jackson wrongful death case — now in the hands of jurors — could have huge implications for how big entertainment companies deal with stars, fragile or otherwise. (Reuters, AP)

Stop worrying about Jon Hamm and his vocal cord. He says he’ll be fine. (AP)

Taylor Swift will follow up her film debut in “Valentine’s Day” — no, apparently, she was in it, they say, — with a more prestige-y pic with Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges, presumably based on T-Swift’s old diaries and text messages with B-list TV actors. (New York Post)

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