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Jimmy Fallon had a banner week (again) this week, playing beer pong with Diane Keaton and going head-to-head with Emma Stone in an epic lip-sync battle. Tiny hamsters ate tiny burritos, and Hulu Kids unveiled its first original series. Also, the DuckTales theme was refashioned into a sultry R&B song, and someone wondered what Forrest Gump would have been like ifWes Anderson had directed it. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
This week, as Toronto mayor Rob Ford continued to careen off the rails, everyone pondered how great it would be if Chris Farley were still alive to mimic Ford on Saturday Night Live. Wes Anderson and Jason Schwartzman teamed up to create a new short film for Prada, while screenwriter Evan Daugherty (Snow White and the Huntsman) put a dark spin on Super Mario Brothers. Also, Jimmy Fallon hosted a game of celebrity charades, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson and George Takei created a gay version of The Bachelor. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
Barely a week after he attempted to take his life, Owen Wilson is giving friends hope for a turnaround. "Obviously, he has been through a lot," director Wes Anderson told reporters at a Monday press conference to promote The Darjeeling Limited, in which Wilson costars. "I can tell you that he has been doing very well, he has been making us laugh." Anderson reiterated Wilson's request for space during this delicate juncture, saying, "When he is ready he's going to speak for himself much better than any of us could" — and in that charming, "Golly-gee, shucks" voice of his.
In The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Bill Murray stars as an egotistical underwater adventurer who has relationship issues with his wife, long-lost son, and pretty much his whole crew. Turns out, there's a lot of misery behind the movie's comedy. While Murray was interested in reteaming with his Royal Tennenbaums director, Wes Anderson, the 54-year-old was very unhappy during the several months they spent filming on location in Italy. "I was physically and emotionally drained, not just from the work," Murray sighs. "It was a torturous experience to be away from home for that long. I hated going to work. I was so personally miserable that it was really a challenge to work every day because I was just so lonely and missed my [family] so much. It was what I imagine being in prison is like." While most of his Zissou co-stars say they got close, Murray has a rather cynical take on the setside camaraderie. "It was like a famil