From the man behind one of the biggest earworms of the year, to the woman we all wanted justice for in 2016, to, of course, Chris Pratt.
Late into the audition process for the lead of Pitch, 27-year-old Kylie Bunbury walked into co-creator Dan Fogelman’s office. “Sometimes you just know. Sometimes you see somebody and think, That’s what I had in my brain and I didn’t even know it. That’s how it was with Kylie,” he told BuzzFeed News. “When she walked in the door, that was it. I saw the television show.” (By Jarett Wieselman)
Jon M. Chu
“A hero that doesn’t look like you makes you want to be something else,” Chu told BuzzFeed News. The upcoming director of Crazy Rich Asians, who helmed the Now You See Me sequel in 2016, said, “These are characters who have never been seen on the big screen before: Some are totally immoral. Some are completely materialistic. Some are total assholes. Others are super kind. It just runs the gamut and shows there’s not one Asian.” (By Susan Cheng)
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Desus Nice and The Kid Mero
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero, two Twitter personalities, quietly broke ground on a staid platform — and they did it during the most insane few months in American political history. On other networks, “it’d usually be like get a white guy, give him a suit, get an auditorium, get a band, get three guests, boom. Monologue, interviews, we out,” Desus told BuzzFeed News. At Viceland, Mero added, it all starts with them asking, “What do you want to do?” (By Marcus Jones)