[In this new feature, we will periodically check in to see what is up with Topher Grace.]
Life’s not getting any easier, I will tell you that. The other day all of the cash and credit cards were stolen from my wallet. Also my debit/check card. Now, obviously, there are people dying in this world. I know that! Of course I know that. There are worse problems than having the cash and credit cards and also debit/check card stolen from your wallet. But it still feels terrible, you know? Pain is subjective and relative. It was a sharp and effective reminder that the world is not a particularly friendly place. It is cold and hard and indifferent, even to people on the privileged and non-starving-to-death side of things. But you power through, you know? Bad things happen all the time. You do your best to keep your spirits up and to learn from your experiences. Perspective is maintained and frustrations are absorbed and you move forward. Because good things happen, too! And there is still hope to be had. You have to work at it sometimes, but it’s worth it!
What is getting easier, though, is finding out what Topher Grace is up to in our new feature Hey, What’s Up With Topher Grace?, your one-stop shop for everything Topher Grace.
So what’s up with him?
With production wrapped on the upcoming romantic comedy Valentine’s Day, it was time for what people in the entertainment industry call a “wrap party.” As you already know, Topher Grace is in the cast of Valentine’s Day, so he attended the wrap party. It just makes sense. FOX News reports:
Jessica Biel and Jessica Alba chatting at the Valentines Day wrap party at Hollywood’s Geisha House on Tuesday night while former That 70′s Show star Topher Grace partied the night away.
That sounds about right! If nothing else, we learn this week that Topher Grace recognizes that parties are for partying!
Meanwhile, WWD caught up with Topher Grace at the Art of Elysium celebratory dinner at Sunset Tower hosted by Gilt Group honoring the committee for next year’s Heaven Gala (whatever ALL OF THAT means), who had some pretty honest things to say about his relationship to charity:
“I didn’t know much about charity, which isn’t really a hip thing to say,” deadpanned Topher Grace. “And, I’m really self-centered. But meeting kids who benefit from this organization changed that.”
You are right about that, Topher Grace! It is not very hip to be a millionaire (probably?) who doesn’t know much about charity. Since all you really need to know is whose name to put on the check, right? But fair enough. You met the kids and now you know all about charity (now you know whose name to write on the check: “the kids who benefit”).
ALSO: in tangential Topher Newz, screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick have turned in a new draft of their script for a feature based on Spider-Man villain Venom that Sony Pictures is developing. Reports G4TV
“We’ve written two drafts of Venom, and the studio has it, and they’re pushing forward in whatever ways they push forward.”
When asked when the film would go into production, Wernick responds:
“We’re not sure, [but] we’ve turned in our two drafts.”
Topher Grace, of course, played Venom in Spider-Man 3. Does this mean that he will be the marquee star of a major superhero blockbuster? It is too early to tell! But if he is, you know where to find that information (RIGHT HERE!).
And, of course, That ’70s Show remains popular in syndication
And there you go. That is what is up with Topher Grace. See you next time!