Holiday Weekend News Roundup! Tom Hardy as Bond, 2Chainz Turns Down Trump

Published January 17, 2017

Happy Tuesday! Here’s our compendium of pop culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the long weekend. 

• For some reason, 2Chainz was invited to perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration. He declined. [Vulture]

• J. Cole released a new song. [Pitchfork]

• AMC and BBC are collaborating on another John Le Carré miniseries, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold. [THR]

• Hidden Figures won the box office. [BOM]

• Donald Trump is keeping his @realDonaldTrump twitter handle. [Gothamist]

• Tom Hardy does not dislike the idea of playing James Bond in a film directed by Christopher Nolan and co-starring Michael Fassbender.  [The Daily Beast]

• And here are some book recommendations from President Obama. [NYT]