The Sad Truths Behind the L.A. Party Scene That Took Down Bryan Singer

X-Men director Bryan Singer is not the only powerful gay man in Hollywood who likes to surround himself with handsome twinks. But according to a handful of sources who spoke with Gawker over the course of the last week, he was known as the most generous and active benefactor of a scene that allowed the young and… » 4/24/14 5:33pm Today 5:33pm

12 Beloved Movies That Were Originally About Something Very Different


Our favorite science fiction and fantasy films seem to have burst into existence fully formed, already perfect. So it's weird when you realize that a lot of the best movies had the biggest false starts and dead ends. Here are 12 much-loved movies that had very different storylines early on in their creation. » 4/24/14 4:08pm Today 4:08pm

The Third Hobbit Movie Will Now Be Named The Battle Of The Five Armies

As suspected, the third Hobbit movie is officially getting its subtitle changed from "There and Back Again". But instead of the rumored "Into the Fire," New Line has announced the movie shall henceforth be known as The Battle of the Five Armies. Peter Jackson explains... » 4/24/14 1:51pm Today 1:51pm

Justin Bieber Apologizes for Tribute to Japanese War Criminals

After a minor crime spree in the States, eternal teen Justin Drew Bieber is trying to stay out of trouble these days. Yesterday, he visited a shrine in Tokyo, a safe place where nothing could go wrong. Except inflaming decades-old tensions between China and Japan. » 4/23/14 11:02am Yesterday 11:02am

Stephen Colbert Delivers Top 10 List, Takes Selfie With David Letterman

On Tuesday night, Stephen Colbert visited The Late Show With David Letterman for the first time since he agreed to take over the show next year. Colbert was hilarious as usual, delivering his own Top 10 list and, naturally, taking a selfie with Letterman. » 4/23/14 1:46am Yesterday 1:46am

When Taylor Swift Goes Book Shopping

Taylor Swift was out in SoHo again today, presumably with all of the tags cut off her clothing this time. She was spotted browsing the New York section of the bookstore McNally Jackson, which just so happens to be two blocks from the Gawker office, so I walked over to get a glimpse of an abnormal person attempting to… » 4/22/14 5:29pm Tuesday 5:29pm