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Russell Brand Cast as ‘Cupid,’ Is Still Famous For Some Reason

Russell Brand Cast as ‘Cupid,’ Is Still Famous For Some Reason

That disturbance in the pit your soul that you felt this morning was a normal reaction to the news that Russell Brand has been cast as Cupid in an upcoming romantic comedy of the same name. That Russell Brand. Still famous, against all odds. His agent better be getting at least three raises a month, because there is no reason that Russell Brand should keep getting cast in movies. It seems like his appeal would be strictly limited to the small niche of people who are fans of deliberately-grating commentary from a man who goes to great lengths to look like Kenny G crossed with a velociprator. And yet, Russell Brand is everywhere. Perhaps the rules for being famous are just different than everyone thinks they are …

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