Celeb Scoop: Bradley Cooper Is The Elephant Man Again

Plus: Bill Cosby weighs in on the Trayvon Martin killing, Hulk Hogan brings Flyersmania to South Philly, Tupac lives at Coachella, and more of today's celebrity news.

Bradley Cooper is The Elephant Man. The Sexiest Man Alive will reprise his role as the deformed John Merrick in the Williamstown Theatre Festival’s The Elephant Man. Cooper previously played Merrick for his senior thesis at Actors Studio Drama School. [Hollywood Reporter]

Bill Cosby on Trayvon Martin Killing. The Philadelphia-native comedian weighs in on the controversial killing, but wants to talk guns, not race. [Daily News]

Hulk Hogan and Flyersmania. In case you’ve somehow managed to miss what’s been going on in the Flyers/Pens playoff series, here’s the video of the Hulkster pumping up the crowd in South Philly yesterday. Flyersmania started when Scott Hartnell mocked a Pens fan who dresses up like the famous wrestler. [Camel Clutch Blog]

Tupac Lives. The late (?) rapper was brought back to life at Coachella in California. A hologram version of Tupac performed “Hail Mary” and “2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted” with a slew of appearances by Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem and Wiz Khalifa. [The Wrap]

Nicki Minaj Hangs Up Her Twitter Handle. After an Internet dust-up with a fan site that began leaking her songs, Nicki Minaj has apparently deleted her Twitter account. We’ll be running an office pool for people interested in gambling on when she makes her triumphant (eh?) return to the Twitterverse. [E!]

Katniss Everdeen Still Queen of the Box Office. The Hunger Games ruled the box office for the fourth straight week as it raked in north of $21 million from Friday to Sunday. [EW]

Frankie Muniz on the Drums. The Malcolm in the Middle Agent Cody Banks star was in town to play drums in the indie rock band Kingsfoil. The opened for D&M—a Drexel duo—who had an album release show at World Cafe Live on Sunday. [Philly Gossip]