1. Sam Smith is scheduled to perform at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards as the ceremony’s final performer. The “Stay With Me” singer is up for two awards this Sunday: Best Male Music Video and MTV Artist to Watch. [THR]
2. It turns out Arnold Schwarzenegger’s character in The Expendables 3 is gay. “I believe they are,” director Patrick Hughes told Grantland when asked about the film’s final scene, which saw the former California Governor cozying up against Jet Li. [Grantland]
3. Follow Alert: Fifty Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan joined Instagram. [Instagram]
4. Jim Parrack, who plays Hoyt on True Blood, revealed that he likes to drink blood. “I like the real deal,” he told Vulture. [Vulture]
5. At a special screening of Love Is Strange, Alfred Molina revealed that John Lithgow is a good kisser. [IndieWire]
6. Watch the new trailer for Jason Reitman’s latest film, Men, Women & Children, which stars Adam Sandler, Rosemarie DeWitt, Emma Thompson, Jennifer Garner, and The Fault In Our Stars dreamboat, Ansel Elgort.