A morning mix of entertainment headlines...
Ancestry.com — the family tree-researching Web site that loves to figure out how famous people are related to other famous people — has discovered that George Clooney is related to Abraham Lincoln. Okay, so they’re not exactly brothers: they’re more like half-first cousins, five times removed. This also means that Clooney and Tom Hanks are related, since Hanks is a third cousin, four times removed of the 16th president. And this also proves that both actors are related to Daniel Day-Lewis who, as far as I am concerned, is Abraham Lincoln. (Reuters)
So apparently, according to an interview in Entertainment Weekly, Mark Hamill knew a while ago that there would be more “Star Wars” movies. Luke Skywalker was not aware in advance of the Disney /Lucasfilm deal, but he and Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) spoke to George Lucas last summer about the potential for additional “Star Wars” chapters. Okay. But did anyone bother to tell Chewie? (Entertainment Weekly)
Anne Hathaway will host “Saturday Night Live” on Nov. 10, alongside musical guest Rihanna. Something tells me Hathaway will be involved in a musical number. (MTV)
Just so you’re aware: Octomom is in rehab right now because Michael Lohan got her help. (TMZ)
Two expensive dresses that once belonged to Amy Winehouse were stolen from her home, including a really cool one with a newsprint design.(Digital Spy)
Seven very clever ladies apparently went as Seven Johnny Depps for Halloween this year. All right, that means that next year, someone has to go as Eight Daniel Day-Lewises. (Buzzfeed)
In a not-really related story, Paul Ryan’s daughter dressed up as Katy Perry for Halloween. (Election 2012)