5 Things to Talk About Today

  • Chris Hemsworth has been cast as the receptionist in the female reboot of Ghostbusters. The movie also stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon. — Rolling Stone
     
  • A 15-year-old intern at England's Keel University has discovered a new planet. The planet, which is nameless for now, is 1000 light-years away and the same size as Jupiter. — CNN
     
  • Rupert Murdoch is stepping down as chief executive of 21st Century Fox. His son James will take his place. — The New York Times 
     
  • An Ohio mother is facing backlash for calling out Target for in-store signs distinguishing toys as "Building Sets" and "Girls' Building Sets." Public response has been mixed, but many feel the movement to make everything gender neutral has gone too far. — Business Insider
     
  • After Bryce Dallas Howard spoke about the difficulties of running in high heels while shooting Jurassic World, co-star Chris Pratt appeared on The Late Late Show in stilettos. The action star ran around the set in the pumps as a sign of solidarity—watch the clip. — Elle
     

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