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RackedWire: Jena Malone Stars in Opening Ceremony Short; The Tings Tings Play Adidas Party in Hollywood

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Opening Ceremony's final short directed by M Blash.

YOUR COMPUTER: To celebrate the launch of Opening Ceremony's Tokyo location, the retailer made three short films starring their signature wares opposite indie stars and label lovers like Chloë Sevigny and Jason Schwartzman. With only three days to go until its Japanese doors open, they premiered the final short in the trilogy of films, which stars Jena Malone performing kung-fu opposite a wood nymph. At one point, she is also cradled in the arms of Gus Van Sant La Pieta style—all the while modeling items from the Pendleton collaboration. While the clothes are beautiful, the short makes us most curious about one thing in particular—why hasn't Malone been in an unapologetic, blockbuster action film yet? Hilary Swank was in The Next Karate Kid, and we all know how that turned out. Just saying... [RackedWire]

HOLLYWOOD: Adidas is throwing an invitation-only party featuring live music by The Ting Tings. The band is set to play an as yet unannounced Hollywood venue this Saturday, September 19th. Members of the band, along with everyone in attendance, will be given a classic black adidas Originals tracksuit and encouraged to decorate the walls and their new outfits with gallons of bright neon paint on hand. Want to know how to score an invite? Enter for a chance to win at the adidas Originals store at 8009 Melrose Ave now through the end of the day tomorrow. Winners will be notified by phone at the end of the week and provided specific event details. [RackedWire]

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