If we were ever going to get so excited that we accidentally crushed a puppy to death with our bare hands, today would be the day. It was announced that Leighton Meester will be starring alongside James Franco and Chris O’Dowd in this spring’s revival of Of Mice and Men, because sometimes God is merciful and kind. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Gossip Girl actress will star as Curley’s wife, which makes perfect sense. We always want to touch her hair too.
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 28: Actress Leighton Meester attends the Target + Neiman Marcus Holiday Collection launch event on November 28, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Target) Photo: Jamie McCarthy/2012 Getty Images