Quickies: Monday, January 11 2011
By Noah Michelson
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> Some may say famed West Hollywood gay bar The Abbey is past its prime, but no one told Zac Efron that. He was spotted there with a few girlfriends Sunday night.
> Sir Ian McKellen (and many of the other Lord of the Ring cast members) has confirmed he has signed on to star in The Hobbit.
> Elphaba and the rest of the Wicked gang from Gregory Maguire's best-selling novel are set to descend upon ABC for an eight-hour miniseries to be produced by Salma Hayek.
> Janet Jackson is bringing her Number Ones Up Close and Personal Tour to the U.S. and in each city the singer will choose 20 "young leaders" to attend the concert and meet her backstage.
> Loved Paranormal Activity? Suffered through Paranormal Activity 2? Brace yourself for Paranormal 3 -- coming soon a theater near you.