AfterElton Briefs: “Star Wars” Vs. “Star Trek,” “Titanic 3D,” “South Park” Will Mature, and Reading Time With Lady Gaga


Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, and Taylor Lautner at the UK premiere of that movie they did.

  • Happy Birthday to Maggie Gyllenhaal, who turns 34, and Martha Plimpton, who’s 41.
  • Comedy Central has extended South Park’s run for three more years, which would put it at 20 seasons.
  • In ratings news, Glee was up slightly in total viewers, but down 6% in the 18-49 demo, while Raising Hope and Ringer both saw gains.
  • If you’ve ever wanted to experience Kate Winslet’s breasts in 3D (or 3D Double D), you’ll soon get the chance.

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  • Below you can see Carrie Fisher respond to William Shatner’s comments that Star Trek is better than Star Wars. While I agree with Bill (I can’t stand Star Wars), going up against Carrie was a very bad idea.

  • Ugly Betty favorite Becki Newton will be joining the cast of How I Met Your Mother as a possible love interest for Barney.
  • Tomorrow, … something is happening with Prop 8. I’ve been reading everything from “If standing is not granted it means Prop 8 is dead,” to “If standing is granted (which is expected), it means … well, it gets murky after that.”

  • Below you can see Lady Gaga read from the upcoming book about Lady Gaga.

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