David Fincher cast actress Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander is the American adaption of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Mara plays dress up for W. Reactions? [W]

42nd NAACP Image Awards literature nominees, announced earlier this week, include Alice Walker and Nikki Giovanni. The film nominations include Tyler Perry’s adaptation of Ntozake Shange’s 1975 stage play, “For Colored Girls.” [NAACP]

Wicked the miniseries is coming to a TV near you: Salma Hayek will exec produce the series based on the bestselling novel by, out and proud author, Gregory Maguire. [Variety]

Great news for Michelle Antoinette Nelson (aka LOVE the poet) who received one of the Baker Artist Awards, $1000-dollar b-grants for debut collection, Black Marks on White Paper. [Baker Artist Awards]

Spoiler alert! Johnny Weir comes out in his new book. Um duh? [Salon]

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