Tom Hiddleston will be in Shreveport, Louisiana from October through December

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Heads up, Louisiana Dragonflies. Millennium Studios, the production team producing the Hank Williams bio-pic I Saw the Light, has announced some details about the production. They will be filming in Shreveport, starting in October and going through December. And guess what? They’re looking for locals to hire!!! Dragonflies need to apply. I want Dragonflies to infiltrate the set and send us updates. I’m looking for volunteers (you will paid in Dragonfly sightings and praise from me) who can keep me updated.

Loki is coming to Shreveport! Send in your resumes!! “I Saw The Light” filming in Shreveport this year.

Hank Williams will be the subject of a new biopic starring English actor Tom Hiddleston in the lead role. Written and directed by Marc Abraham, I Saw the Light will chronicle Williams’ rise to stardom and the effects of years of substance abuse that ended the performer’s life at age 29. The film is based on a biography by Colin Escott.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, I Saw the Light will begin production in Louisiana in October, and will include such influential hits as “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry,” “Hey Good Lookin’” and “Your Cheatin’ Heart.” Hiddleston, who will do his own singing in the film, is perhaps best known as Loki in the Marvel films Thor, the Avengers and Thor: The Dark World.

“I Saw The Light”
Director: Marc Abraham
Producers: Aaron Gilbert, Brett Rattner, Marc Abraham, Marq Roswell
Cast: Tom Hiddleston
Shoot Dates: Mid-October 2014 thru Dec. 2014

Please send resumes and inquires to: productionofficeistl@gmail.com
(Offices will open August 1st)

[From Millennium Studios’ Facebook]

Yes… he will sing. And he’ll probably dance too. Tommy loves to dance, but I imagine the dancing will be more of the square-dancin’ variety, as opposed to the club-boy techno drop-the-beat dancing Tommy is used to. Anyway… if you’re in the area, please apply and please send us updates.

PS… Brett Rattner is involved? Er…

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  1. Lilacflowers says:

    I need a place to stay in Shreveport. A Boston accent should be able to pass as local, right? Especially since movie producers don’t recognize Boston accents? And no, I shall not be happy with the post Brit I have here now. He’s not the one I wanted in ‘p’enny’s auction. This is the one I wanted.

  2. Frantically Bored says:

    Must. Get. US. Visa. Immediately.

  3. Altariel says:

    I think it’s finally time for that vacation in the deep south, lol.

  4. Lilacflowers says:

    Do you think Tom has had a cannoli? Should I swing by Modern Pastry for some on my way to the airport for my flight to Shreveport?

  5. Gingerly says:

    So, he has about 6 weeks to prepare himself if High Rise finishes shooting at the end of August? Not bad though 2 or 3 months would have been better. I wonder how much he practiced before.

  6. Word Girl says:

    Well, I’ll be on the first broom to Louisiana.

  7. Samigirl says:

    HOLY CRAP. MY CITY. OMG. I’m going to hyperventilate.

    • JustChristy says:

      I’m an hour away from Shreveport, have never been on the Hiddles train, but he is cute, and OMG WHY HAVE I CHOSEN THIS TIME TO GET MARRIED AND MOVE AWAY FROM THIS WOEBEGOTTEN STATE?!?! Why why why….did Tommy like the cards, the slots, I am willing to comb the casinos to see. Purely for the public interest, of course ;)

  8. InvaderTak says:

    What’s “er” about Brett Ratner?

  9. Gingerly says:

    At least this film seems to be well funded. They already secured the rights to the catalogue, booked a studio and plan to hire people soon. It is likely that in 2015 we can Tom singing (and dancing? Did Hank Williams dance when he sang?).

  10. Jana says:

    Only a couple of hours a way, huh? I think I might need a casino weekend….

  11. Ncboudicca says:

    So if Ratner is involved, does that mean we’ll get a shot of Hank/Tom walking towards the camera as something blows up behind him? Don’t we get one of those in EVERY Ratner movie?

  12. icerose says:

    Being in High Rise whilst preparing for a Hank Williams bio could seriously skew you mind. He will not know whether to eat dog or drink whiskey or both. I recommend he follows it with Wuthering Heights so we can have a little passion induced madness as well.

  13. lizzy says:

    This movie sounds so budget to me. They’re using a gmail address to hire? That is so unprofessional.

  14. Sunshine says:

    He needs to move just a bit south. Waiting for him in New Orleans… Guess I’ll have to make the drive!

    • Abby_J says:

      I think it is a safe bet that Hiddles will visit NO at some point while there. I expect pictures of him at Café du Monde munching on beignets with powder all over those beautiful hands.

      Please, someone go take these pictures for me. Haha!

    • MissMary says:

      I would be shocked if he (and the rest of the cast/crew) didn’t go to NOLA a few times during filming. While I love to visit Shreveport for my family, lol, it’s not exactly a hotbed of entertainment like NOLA can be, if you’re looking for certain sorts.

      • Dara says:

        While the thought of Tom in NO enjoying all it’s hedonistic attractions tickles my fancy, isn’t Shreveport much closer to Dallas than to the Big Easy? A good steak dinner and bottle service at a dance club sound much more appealing than dodging puke and God-knows-what-else on Bourbon Street. Apologies to any Nola residents, no offense intended. A friend went to law school there and raved about the food and the people – although he had less kind things to say about the humidity and the cockroaches that could be mistaken for small dogs.

      • jammypants says:

        He should stay away from Bourbon Street. It’s overrated beyond words and not to mention very dangerous. It recently had a shooting with NINE victims. Not worth it when there are better streets less famous, more laidback, and not to mention, safe.

  15. 'P'enny says:

    I really like that top photo, you can cut glass on those cheek bones and he is looking at us readers and going, “I know what your upto with your jag boot, ladygardens [cough] dark cellars, cocktails, Jack Bauer phone book, and I heard about your block -booking air tickets to Belfast. no one can get a seat on Ryan Air during July! oh! and my special fan-girls stay away from the local B&B’s unless your bring me more sock monkeys for cute photo opps”

  16. icerose says:

    I really hope that Tom is not having to eat dog while the current Wimbledon match is on, Talk about tense.

  17. Make mine a double says:

    Now that Murray’s out, wonder if he’d show at Wimbledon, even if he were free.

  18. Enid says:

    I used to be very active in the Shreveport theatre community, and I have several friends who work as professional extras/small role players in movies there all the time. I will see what info I can glean from them.

  19. Moka says:

    Yay! I live in Baton Rouge, but my hometown is Shreveport. In fact, I’m here, right now. I might have to travel back this way, around October. Fantastic Four is filming in BR, right now; but there’s no one I’m interested in seeing there.

  20. Ellen says:

    This doesn’t look good if he’s the only big billed name. You need at least too. Also worried about the singing voice and the fact he’s pushing it playing a 29 year old. I was shocked when someone on here told me he’s in his early 30s.

    Has anyone noticed how his smile rarely meets his eyes now? It’s happen for about a year.

    • joe spider says:

      You’ve spent too much time on “that other thread” Ellen.

      • 'P'enny says:

        LMAO! @joe spider

        @Ellen i like it that Hiddles looks older than his age. i don’t feel so bad fancying him then. :-D

      • Ellen says:

        @joe spider I’ve only been on the other threadonce and didn’t stop. I’m offended you think that. I would certainly be called a nanny or whatever if I did say anything on there

        It was a genuine question if there was any other big billed names.
        As for his smile it was just an observation. I don’t think it’s down anything else but stress

        See! I’m not the only one who thought he looked older

      • joe spider says:

        Well nobody knows what is going on in his life, do they.

        Glad you keep away from that site – it is toxic.

        Mind you, I thought he looked pretty ok during the run of Coriolanus. :)

      • jammypants says:

        I like that he looks older than his age too. I tend to crush on much older actors than him anyhow.

      • icerose says:

        @Penny He still looked pretty young in Coriolanus. Some of the critics implied as much. During the scenes with Hadley at times he only looked 25.I am talking live performance not film. He tends to morph age wise -well I think so.

      • 'P'enny says:

        he looked fantastic during the Coriolanus run, and wonderful at the Oliviers.
        I’ve chatted about his age thing before, briefly summarised i’ve always said he has gone through a second puberty at 30 and he looks better for it. And his weight gain/loss etc makes a difference in his face.

        i have always found baby-hiddles cute but not sexy, now he is growing into a man and is more rugged and i love that.

      • neverland says:

        I’m bad with ageing people so can’t decide whether he looks exceptionally older than 33 or not. I think he has a face which looks very different from appearance to appearance, or depending on haircut/facial hair/weight.

        Even the phrase “just an observation” makes me twitchy now. It was one used extensively by miss thing and others who eventually got pulled into her gang. But, @Ellen, that’s more a reflection on me and what I’ve been reading than you. I’m sure you’re much more down to earth than them!

        @janeite, you know the person who catfished miss thing, right? Is it possible to give them a kick up the bum so they admit what they did any time soon? I think Hiddles fans would actually be thankful to them for putting a stop to the mess of blogs, fake friends, is-he isn’t-he, the ex-girlfriend who just happens to be a lokean, and just happened to find miss thing of all people online… Maybe next time they should think twice before using a public figure for their pranks. All this to-ing and fro-ing and people with multiple blogs is making me suspicious of everyone and just ends up encouraging the original gossip blogger to reveal even more apparently false (but nonetheless damaging) information about Tom and other bloggers.

      • Isadora says:

        I agree that he lost the remains of his babyface when he hit 30/31. Does he really look older than 33? I don’t know. He can look so different on every occasion. I think he looks older when he smiles lol. And what does a typical 33 year old look anyway? I know people who are in their early 30s and look hardly older than 24 and others that look like pushing 40. *shrug* Michael Fassbender looks also “older” than 37, doesn’t make him any less sexy.

        As to the “his eyes lost their light” discussions – I guess it was a hard year for him. Coriolanus was crazy and 2013 was probably the year where being famous really kicked in, hence the “you don’t want to take selfies 24/7″ comment and other things he said during Coriolanus signings. Fans are all but monitoring his every step, I think it can get a bit much. If it really affected him? I don’t know. Light-in-eyes-speculations are speculations after all and maybe he just got older and generally less giddy.

        OR OF COURSE it’s because he was turned into a vampire as I mentioned above. True Blood and everything!

      • Isadora says:

        @neverland: It’s too late for that. I think the pranksters have already come forward and admitted everything and nobody believes them lol. Quite the contrary it has only gotten worse and worse. Some people just want their scandals and their fictional shocking gossip. “Some people just want to see the world burn.” *shrug* Not much to do about that except keep away and have more interesting little hobbies.

        But I agree all these stories are enough to even make a naive and trusting person quite paranoid. It’s good to remember that the internet is neither a place of complete anonymity nor a place where you can be sure of anything.

      • Lilacflowers says:

        He looked fantastic in Coriolanus and that was with what clearly ended up to be a rather nasty respiratory/sinus/throat infection of some sort that lingered for over a month. He looked beautiful in the Crimson Peak pictures and in the candid shots of him at Jessica Chastein’s birthday party and the walking around Toronto pictures. He was positively stunning at the Oliviers, not just the suit but his whole appearance. Otherwise, we really haven’t seen much of him for months except a few random candids, all of which seem to have been taken either at the end of long shoots of CP, at the end of CP, while traveling (I know I look like hell in the artificial light and air of an airport) or on vacation when he really hasn’t been all that engaged with the camera. The missing light may only be because he isn’t animated or talking while having his picture taken.

      • Janeite says:

        Neverland and Isadora,
        Yes, I do know. And in exchange for a full admission of what they did, I promised to not go public with their identity. It puts me in a really horrible position. I understand how everyone feels too. And anyone who has seen that blog knows that I have come under my share of fire and accusations. But it is what it is. I have revealed as much of what really happened as I am able to do. And this is going to be the last time I address the issue. I hope everyone can understand that.

      • neverland says:

        @janeite, whilst that’s not the decision I would make (I’m probably not as nice as you and would say ‘eff that promise now’!), I respect that I’m not in the position you’re in so can’t know what’s holding you back, whether it’s loyalty for a friend or whatever. I just hope that if/when it gets to a point that is too far to reasonably keep out of it, the responsible party/ies will step forward! But thankyou for addressing it in the first place, you could have spared yourself some trouble by keeping quiet – and really, the extent to which that blogger is trashing you is ridiculous, according to them every pro-Tom blog is concocted by you… well damn, I thought you were a bit smoother than bad photoshops and fake friend blogs! ;)

        As for ages – people seem to like bringing up Eddie Redmayne as a comparison here but to me he looks weirdly young for his age. I have trouble ageing anyone between the ages of 18-25 and then between 30-40/ies because there’s so much variation in how people look.

      • Isadora says:

        @Janeite: I totally understand that – everything’s crazy enough as it is!

      • icerose says:

        @neverland The blog last time I looked has become exceedingly tedious. So let her attack all the fans she likes it will not stop me enjoying my self here or on other blogs. I think we should keep on holding nanny parties with a bit of witty snark and forget the rubbish that goes on elsewhere.

        @Janeite just keep posting you could be Cruella de Vil and I would still enjoy your posts. I have dogs on the brain at the moment. I wonder why??

        @Lilacflowers Tom has one of those paintings in his attic which allows him to change his age at will. I think he tends to look younger in person after he has had a good shag.So yes to the to the Olivier’s and I wonder who we have to thank

      • Lady Macbeth (ex HiddlesF) says:

        @joespider

        The ‘other’ thread? Lol now you are all talking gibberish and with coded language :D

        I don’t know what kind of issue you are all involved in but from what I could read on some Tumblr blogs, these bloggers should have confiscated their keyboards or Ipads or Iphone or any device that can write on the internet!! Or better… Kick in the curb and shipped to work in a kitchen for 16 hrs a day… See if that can cure them of the Hiddlesdisease….

      • 'P'enny says:

        “all the light gone out his eyes” drives me mad as well. Hiddles eyes in Avengers were filmed with huge close ups and blue filters that it was enough to dazzle the audience like Tom Cruise’s veneers.
        I think when people take selfies his eyes are normal blue, but when the sun catches his eyes [sorry sounding rather romantic now] they dazzle. That photo walking to the set in his crimson peak out fit and the sun is right in his eyes and his pupils are small, his eyes are ice blue.

      • neverland says:

        @’P'enny, I think people bring it up a lot when he smiles with his mouth closed – like that recent holding-an-egg picture. Maybe there’s something about small and slightly awkward closed-mouth smiles which say “I’m really sad”?

      • 'P'enny says:

        “neverland

        I think his closed mouth smiles are his way of saying, ‘I’m bored now’ stop fawining over me.

        Didn’t he say once he had a friend that said to him he had several levels of smiling to deranged laughter?

        He has a crazy smile at the end of the day and in full grin he looks mad. When he is pouty he more sultry.

      • Lilacflowers says:

        @icerose, I must confess, I secretly traveled to Toronto and flew with him to London, shagging him senseless the entire flight. Somebody had to do it. So you are most welcome.

        As for that other place, anyone who would think for a second that U.S. hospitals, which are known to charge $25 for a single Sudafed tablet, would perform circumcisions free of charge and without express, written parental consent, as she has posted several times, is deserving of nothing but snark and cannot be believed on any issue.

      • 'P'enny says:

        @lilacflowers

        youre going to far now, [pushing you of the nearest cliff misses] you’ve joined the mile-high club with MY Hiddles. should that be Hiddles-High life club? where’s squirrel she’s good with the rhymes. Were you in the bathroom Rush style or in the cockpit ‘snigger’? you need to provide the evidence in the form of ‘anon’ or that “site” won’t believe you.

      • Janeite says:

        Thank you all for your understand and support. I really appreciate it. The important thing is to know that none of that information is true.

        And enough information has been revealed about me on that blog and Miss Thing’s current blog, that creepers with nothing better to do have found out who I am in the real world, what I look like, my home and work addresses, my educational background, my IP address, my birthdate, and my phone numbers, as well as my social media sites and Skype. They have reported this back to the blogger and even though she blurs out the specifics, she has been confirming if they are correct or not. And she knows all this thanks to all the personal info about me that Miss Thing provided her. They have also been lurking here and occasionally reporting back to their leader on what I and others say here on CB. I’m sure this will be duly reported as well.

        What a lovely bunch of people.

      • Lilacflowers says:

        @’p'enny, kitchen galley in first class, which had more room than the bathroom, which is where we locked the flight attendant so she wouldn’t interrupt.

        @janeite, she seems to desperately want attention and seeks to get it by starting flame wars. Just remember that she stupidly posted that the Presbyterian faith requires circumcision. Then denied saying that despite her post being clearly visible. Not exactly Mensa intelligence there. Don’t give her what she craves.

      • Janeite says:

        LOL at this whole plane scenario! I get the most hilarious visuals on these things!

        And yeah, I just wanted to make a few things clear on here in regards to me and that blog since my real name and nickname here were being bandied about all over the place over there and I know a few of you had to have seen it! And it’s one thing if people locate contact info on me. But it’s a whole other thing if they use it to harrass me or show up at my home or something. I would hope no one is that stupid.

        And on another note, everyone here in the US, have a safe and happy Independence Day!

      • Isadora says:

        And without aliens!

        (Sorry… Roland Emmerich is responsible for my understanding of Independence Day lol)

      • sonalaceae (Nighty) says:

        @Janeite?? What??? That much info on you is all over the net??? Oh my God… I thought it was just your real name… Oh that’s… wow.. too much…. Can’t be, that’s ilegal…. Last year, 2 schools here were charged for posting all the infos (they didn’t realize or were too sloppy at it) on teachers applying to the vacancies (home address, phone number, etc… ) ; It’s forbidden by law.. She can’t do that…

      • Janeite says:

        Yup, it’s all out there. Miss Thing posted my real name, the city and state I live in, and my IP address. Just put a person’s name and city/state of residence into a search engine and you can find them easily. And that Bike blogger has been confirming it on her blog when someone finds me although she blurs out the identifying info when she posts the anonymous comment that contains it. Nice, huh? The blogger claims she is doing it because she thinks “justice” should be served against me for lying. Miss Thing claims she did it so that everyone knows I’m not her.

      • Lilacflowers says:

        @Isadora, actually, I would be okay with aliens if they wanted to deal with the five supreme court justices who just authored a 60 page decision, saying that it was okay for a for-profit employer to deny medically necessary health care to female employees based upon religious beliefs, because corporations have religious beliefs, without a single, solitary mention of an actual women’s health issue, except for basically saying “neener, neener” in the decision’s footnotes at the dissenting justice’s attempt to bring things like treatment for cancer, endometriosis, and ovarian cysts into the discussion. But IUDs, which the corporation covers, are okay because they don’t know what those are. Emmerlich and his aliens can have at them and i will cheer.

      • Lilacflowers says:

        @janeite, and yet, she thinks she should escape justice for defaming people? Tumblr clearly states that harassment is forbidden and that it abides by and submits to the laws of the state of New York. Tumblr would not want to answer in New York courts for what she has posted on its site.

      • Janeite says:

        Lilacflowers,
        Totally agree with you about the SCOTUS decision. Appalling. And a real slippery slope too.

        I wouldn’t want to have a face a NY court! I really don’t care if anyone knows who I am. But if any of that info is used to harrass me elsewhere on the internet or in the real world, then we’d have a seriously illegal situation happening. And it’s funny because even as I type this little rats are scurrying back to her and tattling tales of their CB reconnaissance misson! Good for CB though as it brings more traffic to their site!

      • neverland says:

        @janeite, that’s terrible. Hopefully it’ll just stay online and no one will try and do anything with your info – I doubt it though, a lot of these people are all talk and no action. I just had a quick search and found it hilarious (in a sad way) that at one point – not sure if they’ve established differently now – the anons and blog runner on that unnamed blog were talking about miss thing’s new blog as if she were “another of (your!) victims” and not actually the same person as every other blog…

      • Janeite says:

        Neverland,
        LOL, really? Just call me Machiavelli!

      • jammypants says:

        Good lord, the women who run those blogs need some lives away from the computer screen. And this is a group of women over 30? I’m still in my 20s and there’s no way in heck I’d even invest this much in a famous person and his fans. This sounds so time and energy consuming. They need to do something more productive than trying to ruin a person’s reputation. And for what? What do they gain out of it? A smug sense of satisfaction? It all sounds like high school drama with all the dirty laundry airing out for all the internet to see. In the end, isn’t it all so insignificant? I can’t imagine how much time this eats up in a day. But then again, it wouldn’t be energy or time wasting if they enjoy doing this kind of stuff…

    • icerose says:

      Ellen I think it would be helpful if they had another big name on board but it may be to early to tell. He was the only big name on High Rise for a while but others have jumped on board. Rodney Crowell who is a Grammy winner is involved on the music side.

    • JulK says:

      TBH I think a lot of these “old” vs “looks old” or even tired look issues would be solved if the TH used a bit of moisturiser on his face ;-)
      I like that he is not fussed over his looks, but just moisturise a little. He is in his 30s after all.

      • M.A.F. says:

        Yes to the use of moisturizer & he needs to start using sunscreen. He already has visible sun damage to his face.

      • Isadora says:

        He uses moisturizer. Dermalogica to be specific. And E45 Lotion.

        I think he has combination skin wich is often problematic especially with all the heavy make-up actors usually wear.

      • jammypants says:

        I love Dermalogica! their exfoliator is the best. Isadora, how did you acquire this knowledge? :p

      • sonalaceae (Nighty) says:

        I use sunscreen 50+ for sensitive skin, moisturizer, antiwrinkles, and also a cream to diminish those sun spots from ageing, all under the dermatologists orders.,. oh, let’s not forget one that is actually antibiotic.. Right…
        Atopic sensitive skin + rosacea… who can deal with those two at the same time??
        Even the shower gel is for atopic sensitive skin, which I also use as a shampoo… (no parabens, no soap)….Though my hair looks great since I stopped using shampoo…

        *crying… I try, try… but it’s a nightmare… so many things*

      • sonalaceae (Nighty) says:

        @jammy, my exfoliator is also pretty good… olive oil + sugar… :)

      • Isadora says:

        @jammypants: you know, once after a wild night I stumbled into his bathroom, clad only in his light blue shirt (much too big on me) and with messy bed hair and I saw these products on the washstand… :D scnr

      • Lilacflowers says:

        @Isadora, you’re making me laugh.

        @jammypants, the Coriolanus trailer shows various products in his dressing room.

      • Dara says:

        @Isadora, if that blue shirt swallows you whole I’m seriously concerned for your health…the boy is skinny, even for an actor-ly type, and that shirt is tailored within an inch of its life. @lilac – please FedEx a ration of those Kahlua brownies you mentioned earlier, stat! My own girly vanity took a hit when I realized my unwaif-like pectoral region would overwhelm Blue Shirt. It would die a glorious death…but still.

      • jammypants says:

        @Isadora, naughty!

        @Lilac, now I am tempted to rewatch that sweaty breathy video again/ Do excuse me for a moment…

      • Isadora says:

        @Dara: Don’t forget the boy is TALL, so that alone makes his shirt a whole dress for me. I’m a pretty healthy uk size 8/us size 4 (??) and I have frankly no idea about male clothing sizes. I just know that a Ralph Lauren Dress Shirt size 15 (which seems to be their second smallest size?) swallows me, whatever that means. It’s neither skintight on the appendent man nor tailored, though.

        But let’s see how long that lasts as my diet consisted of steak, burger and pizza in the last few weeks. And ice cream. And now Lilacflowers comes with the Kahlua brownies!

      • Lilacflowers says:

        Kahlua brownies, beignets, and cannolis for everyone!

        Also, I don’t want to wear the pretty blue shirt. I want to wear the Loki frock coat, which would probably drown me but what a glorious death.

      • Dara says:

        @Isadora – I think I was mixing metaphors (or making up new ones entirely). I must have food on the brain. Does swimming in the shirt sound more accurate? I sometimes forget height factors in – I’m on the tall side myself and that comes with it’s own issues, folding oneself into an Economy Class airline seat for example. Blue Shirt would be lovely as a dress – roll up the sleeves, add a nice leather belt, strappy sandals, sunglasses…I can see it now.

      • Anne tommy says:

        Re the blue shirt and the Loki cloak reference here: I am going to lower the tone , and I apologise in advance, by wondering if there was any – ahem – evidence that Loki’s costume was changed after Thor 1 because it revealed too much of his dangly bits, and that in fact someone was given the task of airbrushing the parts of Thor 1 where the parts were too obvious . It sounds a bit unlikely and I am suitably embarrassed for mentioning it in the company of ladies of culture…

      • Isadora says:

        @Dara: Oh, sorry, I wasn’t making myself very clear. Your metaphor was completely correct, I just meant that I don’t know if the RL dress shirt size is big or small or in any way comparable to Tom’s size, therefore the “whatever that means”. ;-) And be glad that you are tall! I always wanted to be tall, but only managed average… *sigh*

        @Anne tommy: Why can’t ladies of culture not start totally valid discussions about film costumes? We are only interested from an artistic fashion point of view of course lol. I only heard that they were airbrushing certain parts for Thor 1 (and you can see the “problem” in the scenes that weren’t included in the film) and his costume for Avengers looked very different, especiall in that area (leather trousers AND a longer coat). So I’m not sure if this is any evidence, but I think we can certainly draw some conclusions from that.

      • Janeite says:

        From the bits we’ve seen from the filming of Crimson Peak, it looks like those costumes are going to be spectacular.

        And Isadora and Anne tommy-I think there are some nice side-by-side comparison shots out there from the first Thor movie and the um, revealing, Loki costume. It looks like they did some blurring or airbrushing or something for the movie because the behind the scenes footage really shows off everything in all it’s glory. Not sure where I saw them though. Maybe on Tumblr?

      • Lilacflowers says:

        @AnneTommy, the second costume came down to his knees for Avengers. In TDW, they used the longer costume plus avoided full length shots of him, unless he was holding something in front of himself, like Natalie Portman.

  21. icerose says:

    Another female casting,Nymphomaniac’s Stacy Martin has joined the cast of High Rise.

    • Isadora says:

      Yes and I’m very excited. :) I think she has such a pretty and yet interesting face. Although I don’t know which character she will play, I think it’s an original character? They obviously changed some characters from the book to make a better script.

      And please, can she introduce Hiddles to Lars von Trier? Stellan Skarsgard can also vouch for him. A Lars von Trier movie with Hiddleston would make me cry tears of joy lol.

  22. jammypants says:

    It’ll be fun to hear him talk about his experience filming down south.

  23. joe spider says:

    @ Ellen – no offence meant at all. Sorry if I upset you. :cry:

  24. ava says:

    @ Isadora I agree I am getting paranoid too. Where has the fun gone :( All that got me reading the story of the woman (Victoria Bitter) that invaded the hobbit fandom. Just wow. Leave us to our fun Hiddles gossip already. At least CB is still harmless gossip. Probably cause they have a moderator (thank you) so no one can truly go off the rails.
    I found it funny they were filming in Shreveport…watching too much true blood lately.

  25. Portia says:

    All those women in Shreveport are so lucky. I’m gonna be sitting here by my lonesome sobbing into my watered down beer.

    :(

  26. Ellen says:

    And the award for bring Sean bean in the boot up goes to LiliacFlowers!

    @ Joe Spider don’t worry.

    @neverland I was never on here when the infamous miss thing was. Mainly because I didn’t discover celebitchy until the end of last year and even then I waited a while before I posted. I have read previous threads and she seems a bit strange I don’t buy that she is janeite.

    This blog that cannot be named has made everyone paranoid.

    • Pretzel says:

      The only reason I think Janeite’s name got dragged into that vicious cycle was because she happened to mention the catfishing incident here. So, that idiotic cycle blog concluded she was Beth and that’s how the debunker River lady included her among the many aliases.

      • M.A.F. says:

        I went through the old TH threads to figure out when the whole MissThing take over happened. I think the main reason why Janeite got dragged into this was because she was the first one to respond to the poster (the fake MissThing) and seemed to genuinely care.

        FYI-That blogger created one on Cumberbatch. It was created over the weekend. And from what I saw yesterday (I poked my head in) they are now going after Hemesworth & his wife.

      • neverland says:

        That’s disgusting. The only positive I can see from the Cumberbatch/Hemsworth blogs is there’s not (afaik) a situation like the miss thing one which can start the rumours (and look at least partly convincing because of the – fake – details in the story, like the slippers or the cat), so they’re already reaching into a bigger void.

      • M.A.F. says:

        @neverland-it is indeed. I looked at the Cumberbatch one very briefly & from what I saw it was all old gossip anyhow; nothing we haven’t talked about here. Same w/the Hemesworths “gossip” but it almost looked like some where getting the brothers mixed up.

      • Janeite says:

        Yes, my real name is Beth. No secret there since it’s all over that blog. And that Rivier lady is smart in some ways and dumb in others if she truly believes that everyone over there is all one person. That blogger, Miss Thing, and I are definitely different people.

        And yes, I did really care. But I got mixed up in a big mess. Miss Thing claims I did it all to get closer to TH. But the fact remains that she was never talking to him in the first place. To her credit, at the time she was posting here she truly did believe she was talking to him. But that turned out not to be the case. She refuses to believe that and thinks I am lying to protect him so that none of the bad things she knows about him will be exposed. If she and others want to think that, fine. But I know the truth. And the only thing I am protecting is the identity of who did this to her in the first place. I promised I would and I will not reveal them publicly ever.

      • sonalaceae (Nighty) says:

        I don’t get how they got Janeite’s name and it’s all so stupid over there… Let them be… If things continue to go down that path or worst, they might end up having legal problems.. I don’t understand these people, really… What’s the point?

      • Janeite says:

        They got my name because Miss Thing gave it to them. I was in communication with her on Tumblr after she posted on here last December about knowing Tom personally. I found her on Tumblr (which was not hard to do-she tagged quite a few of her posts about him in the Hiddleston Tumblr tag and said basically the same thing there that she did here).

        And anyone interested in knowing who did this to her should look to the Lokean community on Tumblr. There is a group of people on there who worship the actual god Loki among others. Miss Thing expressed views that some of them found objectionable and controversial. She did what she could to explain herself but some lasting damage was already done. And a few of those people have long memories and carry grudges. Someone there wanted some kind of “revenge” against her. It was a horrible thing to do but it was done before I even knew who Tom Hiddleston was. I just stepped into the unfortunate aftermath.

      • Miss Melissa says:

        @Janeite … so how did you become this Samantha person’s best friend in this scenario? Because that part of their fantasy makes no sense no matter how you look at it. Does she even exist?

      • sonalaceae (Nighty) says:

        @Miss Melissa, whether this character, Samantha, exists or not, and if their fantasy is real or not, I think maybe we shouldn’t discuss it.. I mean, if she is real and I was her, I wouldn’t want people talking about me on the net…. (I understand the curiosity, I’m curious too, but … )

      • Janeite says:

        Miss Melissa,
        Yes, Samantha is real. She and I are friends in real life. She was a part of the Lokean community on Tumblr and I met her through Miss Thing. She’s the one Miss Thing claims was Tom’s super special private girlfriend that he was pining for. She claims I became friends with Sammi to get closer to Tom. She doesn’t know the guy any more than I do! Sammi and I just hit it off and we have a lot in common. Sadly, her identity was used as part of the scam perpetrated on Miss Thing. Maybe that’s where some of the confusion came in.

      • M.A.F. says:

        @Janeite-What stood out the most & why I remember most of it was that you did seem to care about the fake Miss Thing. You were the first person to ask what happened to her. It still sounds as she was catfished & she just can’t seem to let it go & now it seems it has once again resurfaced into nothing more than high school drama but w/30 somethings.

      • Janeite says:

        Pretty accurate, M.A.F. In spite of how she insisted she was not catfished, I suspected it from the first and asked her about it repeatedly. I just found the whole story so implausible. I never would have said anything about any of this publicly but that blog just went too far claiming all those stories were true. The blogger says her real source is in London and that it’s not Miss Thing. But Miss Thing has a friend in the Lokean community who lives in the UK. So if she has talked to anyone there, that may be who it is.

        I can understand why Miss Thing wants to believe it happened. It would be nice to have Hiddles trust you enough to confide in you. But the sad thing is that it never did. Someone was just very, very good at making her believe it was true.

      • jammypants says:

        What on earth is “catfished”? I’m not well versed in the art of…whatever this thing is. I’m wholly ignorant to this whole shebang but it sounds like a huge headache. Would you ladies care for some sweets and tea (the beverage that is)? I recommend a nice summer cocktail with a tiny bit of Kentucky Bourbon. Good stuff. Add a few cubes of ice, a squeeze of lime, a bit of mint, and a splash of soda. You’re good to go.

      • Janeite says:

        Hi jammypants,
        Just put it into your search engine of choice and you can find scads of info. In a nutshell, it’s scamming someone on the internet and pretending to be someone you’re not, either by making up an identity or impersonating someone else. Sometimes it’s to get money from someone but not always. There was a fairly famous case in the US a little while back involving a Notre Dame star football player, Manti Te’o. And MTV does a whole show on it.

      • neverland says:

        What I think is really ridiculous about the situation is the extent to which people like janeite and her friend have been implicated – it’s relatively comprehensive, and to someone just reading what’s on that blog it could look plausible. I guess I find it scary that your name, identity and a made up backstory which conveniently gels *just* enough to plant doubt can do so much and run on for so long. I do have to wonder how much of this is embellished by miss thing afterwards though – you know she told rivier in december/january that she’d been in contact with Tom for a year, rather than the actual four weeks or so?

      • Janeite says:

        I guess it all depends on what a person defines as plausible. I mean, Rivier seems to me like an otherwise smart (albeit crabby!) lady but she thinks that one person is behind every blog, every anonymous message, every account, etc. And that blog owned by a Samantha that Rivier mentioned is definitely NOT Sammi’s blog. I’m not sure what Miss Thing told Rivier, or anyone else for that matter. All I know for sure is what Miss Thing told me and when I heard the exact same details coming from that blog, the “source” became obvious. And those details were also what Miss Thing said on here and all one has to do is look through old TH threads to find them. So if that doesn’t convince people that Miss Thing is Bikey’s source, I’m not sure what will.

      • neverland says:

        @janeite, I just mean for people who haven’t seen all of this before or don’t know it’s happened on CB, other tumblr blogs, and so on – if they see how celebrities get torn apart on tumblr for even small missteps, or know that people can be manipulative and not as nice as they seem – that’s what I mean by plausible. It’s that sinking feeling of “maybe he tricked us, maybe he’s actually that nasty” which kicks in.

        As for the source, this whole mess didn’t spring out of other sources and then got backed up by miss thing, it started because someone posted miss thing and beanup’s conversations. I think people can argue for other sources all they want, and there may be a couple who confirm stuff like “yeah he has FWBs and one night stands” or “he got a bit grumpy whilst filming X”, but the really nasty and dirty stuff is all miss thing or miss thing’s friends posing as independent sources.

      • Janeite says:

        Neverland,
        Ah yes, I see what you mean. And yeah, I think there’s an element of that in it for sure. Miss Thing said on here that she didn’t like to see us posting about what a decent nice guy he seemed to be when she knew that wasn’t true. And honestly, for all I know Hiddles could be a great big jerk in real life. I just know that anything said to her was most definitely a complete fabrication. For me, the biggest red flag was when Miss Thing said he was so paranoid that he blocked his number when he called her, only did audio chats on Skype, used fake email addresses, etc. Yet he then proceeds to tell her these incredibly intimate details of his life and relationships and substance abuse? So he trusts her with that but not with his phone number? If that concept doesn’t lead a person to ask some questions about who she was really talking to, I don’t know what will.

    • neverland says:

      Oh, Ellen, I wasn’t implying you’re her! It’s just my reaction to the phrase and not your fault at all. I wasn’t actively commenting on here at that time but as I mentioned before I ended up walking into her blogs all the time on tumblr even when trying to avoid her which was… interesting!

      Janeite’s name got dragged because she contacted them to tell the truth and obviously the blog runner is listening to miss thing’s side of the story (sorry, her source who isn’t at all linked to miss thing but obviously is a friend of hers at least…), so as soon as she read the name ‘Beth’ she decided to believe Janeite was trying to cover everything up.

  27. joe spider says:

    @Lady Macbeth (ex HiddlesF) says:
    July 3, 2014 at 4:21 am
    @joespider

    “The ‘other’ thread? Lol now you are all talking gibberish and with coded language :D
    I don’t know what kind of issue you are all involved in but from what I could read on some Tumblr blogs, these bloggers should have confiscated their keyboards or Ipads or Iphone or any device that can write on the internet!! Or better… Kick in the curb and shipped to work in a kitchen for 16 hrs a day… See if that can cure them of the Hiddlesdisease”

    We aren’t involved in anything Lady M – just innocent onlookers on a blog we refuse to name!

    Agree with the rest of your post.

  28. 'P'enny says:

    And we are off, or Ben Wheatley is according to his twitter he has posted a pic, this morning, of his briefcase with a post-it note on it saying High-Rise. Three month filming shoot in Bangor according to one article I read. I am not posting the details, as I think it will be a security nightmare. I let the hardened stalkers go find it. There is only so many sock monkeys that will be allowed through Belfast’s security gate.

    Okay, and I am going to say this now, I am really disappointed that he hasn’t grown his curls and there appears to be a beard coming along in that egg-pic. I am wondering if he is lying low or impossible to spot because he is growing a full beard. So, here it is £50 bet that he has a full beard for this film.

    • Make mine a double says:

      If they shoot the ending first, as people are speculating, he would have a beard. Maybe why he’s looking thin too. Then fatten up again for the last few weeks of filming. I’ll help with the chocolate cake.

    • Lilacflowers says:

      @’p'enny, at the end of the book, the character has a full beard. His hair just may not grow very fast because it hasn’t looked like he’s had a recent cut Has anybody seen whether Luke Evans or Jeremy irons are growing out beards too.

    • icerose says:

      Reece Shearsmith one of Wheatleys regukars tweeted Tom on Monday with something like “and hello to you Dr. Laing” I am hoping we will get a string of tweets.
      The three leads will have to grow beards so I am guessing they will try and do all that filming around the same time. I would love to see Tom.s hair become all shaggy curls.

    • JulK says:

      OK. Silly question perhaps, but can TH really grow a full beard??
      I have seen him with a goatee in Henry V. Never seen a full beard.

      • Janeite says:

        No, that’s actually a good question! And you know what? I don’t think we have ever seen him with fully grown out facial hair! It will be interesting to see if he can grow a full beard in time or if they will just allow the same amount of facial hair we have seen him with in the past or use a fake beard.

        But oh man, it would be nice to see the curls grow out some more. Not sure we will ever get the ramen noodle curls of his youth back but I will take what I can get!

      • Sunflower the grammar nanny says:

        Mmmmmm…King Henry

      • Isadora says:

        Not sure, he certainly isn’t on the very hairy side for a man. Don’t know if it applies also to the beard. On the other hand it’s a movie, the make-up department can work their magic. ;-)

      • neverland says:

        That will be interesting to see! Some men are incredibly hairy and seem to sprout full beards overnight, but he’s definitely not one of those!

      • Dara says:

        I love good facial hair on a man – but there’s a fine line between full beard (a goatee counts in my book) and Sasquatch, the guy needs to be diligent with the upkeep. It also helps if he’s a tidy eater and handy with a trimmer.

        Speaking of beards, I’m a little drooly over Richard Armitage and the Crucible photos…well grown sir! And I think he’s still in the running to join Sean Bean in the ‘Not Getting Out of This Show Alive Club’. He plays John Proctor, yes? Do I need someone to second my nomination or can he be a probationary member until we see how the tornado movie pans out?

  29. icerose says:

    Has anyone seen the announcement that Tom is now an associate actor for the Nuffield Theatre, Southhampton . The role is mainly about promoting their work. Productions from there will move onto the Everyman in Liverpool.
    The first production of the new season is an adaption of the Cohen’s Hudsucker Proxy and I have to say my brain went into speculation overdrive.So we have Sidney J. Mussburger or Sidney J. Mussburger as possible roles if only.

    @Gingerly is it possible we have second sight. Sending messages to the people upstairs to make this happen.

  30. joe spider says:

    it saved as a pic of the twitter page then turned into the above – what did I do wrong?

    .@MrSamHodges and @nuffieldtheatre are making some of the most exciting new theatre in England. Proud to be an associate. #50thbirthday— Tom Hiddleston (@twhiddleston) July 3, 2014

  31. Janeite says:

    Cool article by Alain de Botton about fame and its trappings: http://www.philosophersmail.com/hierarchy/your-desire-to-be-famous-and-the-problems-it-will-bring-you/. Not sure I agree with all of it but kind of relevant and timely considering what’s going on in the TH fandom now.

    • Dara says:

      Interesting. And I’m with you, not sure I agree with all of it. I do think that nothing good comes from chasing fame for its own sake for all the reasons the article mentions. Anyone who has that as their ultimate goal lacks any of the tools to cope if they do become famous.

  32. Ellen says:

    @Janeite So you don’t know Hiddles and Sam is real? I’m hoping the blog we cannot name is wrong about saying you we’re behind the rival blog that claimed to be his friends and was absusive to people that questioned it.
    What I don’t get was that Miss Thing was proved wrong on further reading.

    • Janeite says:

      No, I absolutely do not know Tom Hiddleston. Neither does Sammi. And she is very real and a close friend and she is well aware of what’s going on.

      I assume you’re referring to that Flat Tire blog, right? Nope, that was not me. Whoever that person or persons were, I think their heart was in the right place but what they did was just misguided and that photoshopped picture was…unfortunate. I think that blog only made things unintentionally worse. There is also some MadCow blog out there that took on the Bike blog. Bikey thinks that’s me too. For that matter, pretty much the only person I haven’t been accused of being is Jane Arthy!

      • neverland says:

        @janeite, you’re whoever fits their agenda, basically. Prime example being the user who originally gave the details of miss thing on LSA – that was you, of course. Then a user very recently who linked to rivier’s post and happens to be from the same city as you started posting – and funnily enough, First You has been forgotten because *this* user is Really You now!

      • Janeite says:

        LOL, you mean Picky Penny? She’s definitely not me. She’s just someone who found one of Miss Thing’s blogs and saw that Miss Thing was going on about Sammi and I and she posted about it on LSA. But hey, if it it makes life easier and happier for someone to believe that I am 25 different people, then I’m glad for them!

      • 'P'enny says:

        And before people think it, I am not Picky Penny either.

  33. 'P'enny says:

    Keeley Hawes has been cast in High Rise according to Daily mail, no confirmation on her role yet.