The Water Cooler: April 5

‘Nemo’ Sequel hooks Degeneres

The Disney and Pixar Animation unit made an announcement Tuesday there will be a sequel to the 2003 hit, “Finding Nemo.”

The sequel to the film is titled “Finding Dory.”

Ellen DeGeneres, who voiced Dory in the original flick, has signed on to reprise her role in the sequel set to be released Nov. 25, 2015.

Fallon to take over for Leno

Over the past several weeks, rumors have been flying whether or not Jimmy Fallon, current host of “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” will take over for current “Tonight Show” host, Jay Leno.

After the duo addressed the rumors Monday with a parody song of “Tonight” from “The West Side Story,” NBC made an announcement Wednesday Fallon will be replacing Leno.

There is still no word as to who will be replacing Fallon for “Late Night.”

MTV ‘Buckwild’ star found dead

MTV has halted filming of the second season of “Buckwild” Monday after learning one of the main stars was found dead.

Shain Gandee was found dead in a sports utility vehicle along with the bodies of his uncle and an unidentified man.

Authorities said the men died of carbon-monoxide poisoning.

Morris expecting first child

Us Weekly magazine reported Wednesday that dancer turned actress and star of Glee, Heather Morris, is expecting her first child with long-time boyfriend Taylor Hubbell.

The long-term couple have been dating on another since they met in high school.

“I want to marry Taylor and have kids with him,” Morris told Fitness magazine in 2011. “I love acting, but if it affects my relationship, then I won’t continue.”

Information from The Associated Press
Compiled by Savannah Sawyer, Assistant Features Editor.