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jena malone's racy new role + more!

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Jena Malone's set to star as the title lead in Claire, an American adaptation of the '80s French film Le Beau Mariage. The actress/musician will play an outlandish 20-something living on Long Island. After too much time spent pining over her married lover, she becomes determined to get married to a complete stranger. Sounds intriguing. (Deadline) ..

Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward, aka She & Him, are moving from indie label Merge to Columbia Records. But more exciting, they're expected to release their fifth album in the fall, so expect more super cute nostalgic melodies. (Stereogum

Austin band Spoon rocked out for Jimmy Kimmel Live last night and we're pretty sure that if they were indoors, they would have brought the house down. Watch them perform "Rent I Pay" and "Rainy Taxi," two songs off their upcoming album They Want My Soul, below. (Spin
 
Lindsay Lohan has signed onto a London stage revival of David Mamet's comedy Speed-The-Plow. She'll be playing Madonna's original character, Karen, an office temp who throws a huge wrench in the story's plot. The play runs from October 2 to November 29, so start searching for flights now. (The Guardian
 
Still pondering the age-old question "Do blondes have more fun"? Maybe Karlie Kloss can help you out. The model publicized her new blonde locks by posting a picture of her and Mario Testino last night. Check out the pic and be sure to check out our list of the best model Instagrams(Instagram)
 
If AOL's #Candidly Nicole webisodes didn't give you all the Nicole Richie you were craving, you're in luck! VH1 has picked up the reality series and adapted it to eight half-hour episodes. It premieres July 17—we'd tell you to get some popcorn ready, but we're sure Nicole would have something snarky to say about that. (Vulture)