Weekend News Roundup! The Emmys, TIFF, and a Grumpy Jonah Hill

Published September 18, 2016

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

• The Emmy’s happened. Kevin Spacey sat next to Evan from the 2000s pop duo Evan and Jaron, and everyone was jealous. Sarah Paulson won her first (!) Emmy for Best Actress in a Limited Series for The People vs. OJ Simpson. Her castmates did pretty well, too, with Sterling K. Brown and Courtney B. Vance winning Best Supporting Actor and Best Actor respectively. Other big winners included Rami Malek, Tatiana Maslany, Ben Mendelsohn, Regina King, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jeffrey Tambor, and Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang. [IndieWire]

• Damien Chazelle‘s La La Land took home the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. Expect many more awards to come. [THR]

• A presenter made fun of Jonah Hill on French television and he was not a particularly good sport about it. [Vulture]

• Sully continued to dominate the box office. [BOM]

• Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning playwright Edward Albee died on Friday at the age of 88. [NYT

• Charmain Carr, who is best known for her role as Liesl Von Trapp in The Sound of Music, also passed away over the weekend. She was 73-years-old. [BBC]

• And finally, Flying Lotus is an idiot. [Pitchfork