This week in 10 Stories You Might Have Missed: The live-action remake of "Beauty and the Beast" may have its Gaston, in the "Hobbit" star Luke Evans.

Plus more hot action from the presses*, like Sarah Michelle Geller joins the "Star Wars" universe by climbing aboard "Rebels." FOX is working with Sylvester Stallone on a TV version of "The Expendables," the ninth "Jesse Stone" movie is in pre-production, Starz' telefilm adaptation of "The Dresser" announces Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins joining the cast with a first image, Tarsem returns with “Self/less,” Diablo Cody is rewriting the screenplay for a live-action “Barbie” movie, Kendrick Lamar might just release his new album in two weeks, Carly Rae Jepsen gets a Tom Hanks-starring (and Justin Bieber cameo-ing) new music video and Prince is playing spontaneous shows all over the country starting next week.

*What are presses anymore, really.

After five years as a columnist and editor at Billboard, Katie Hasty joined HitFix in 2009 for music and film reporting out of New York. The Midwest native has worked as a writer, music promoter and in A&R since 1999 and performs with her band Numbers And Letters.