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As your host begins his final busy day at the Middleburg festival, here are some news tidbits and amusements to enjoy elsewhere...

• Variety Highlights from the Jane Fonda Masterclass at the Lumiere festival

• EW Peter Dinklage on playing Hervé Villechaize on HBO and disputing the claims of whitewashing

• Vulture amazingly accurate collection of faux headlines about 'how the media would have covered the events of A Star is Born'

• New Now Next cute interview with Judy Greer about her gay fans and Jawbreaker

• Variety our hearts go out to Selma Blair who has announced that she has multiple sclerosis

• Out Cate Blanchett adamantly defends straight actors playing queer characters. I totally understand her reasoning and I think identity politics can sometimes feel anti-art and anti-creativity But actual gay actors are discriminated against so this is kind of tacky to be so aggressive about

• The Playlist Cannes and Netflix meet.

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