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Kyle Chandler to play Jason Bateman’s brother in Game Night

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Emmy Award-winning Bloodline star Kyle Chandler has signed on to play the brother of Jason Bateman in Game Night, a new comedy from New Line Cinema and Warner Bros., which is being directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein (Vacation).

The film follows a group of couples who are caught up in a very real game night. They get together regularly to play games, but this particular night turns into a real murder mystery.

Along with Chandler and Bateman, the comedy also features Rachel McAdams (Doctor Strange), Jesse Plemons (Breaking Bad), Kylie Bunbury (The Sitter), Lamorne Morris (New Girl) and Billy Magnussen (Bridge of Spies). Filming is slated to begin this spring. »

- Gary Collinson

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New Line’s Game Night Fills Out Cast With Kyle Chandler And Sharon Horgan

24 March 2017 9:00 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Bloodline‘s Kyle Chandler and Sharon Horgan are among the final contestants to enlist for New Line’s all-star comedy, Game Night.

Word comes by way of Deadline, confirming that Chandler and Horgan have joined a cast comprised of Jesse Plemons (Fargo), Lamorne Morris, and Billy Magnussen. The former will play architect Brooks, who regularly devises a series of fun-filled games for his nearest and dearest. Sharon Horgan, meanwhile, has signed on to play Sarah, a razor-sharp participant who hatches a side plan during the early hours of the night that threatens to derail the entire occasion.

Beyond that, story details are being kept firmly under wraps for the time being, but we imagine the remainder of the cast will pair off into separate couples – couples who regularly participate in a Game Night for an evening of drinks, board games and general malarkey. What should be a treasured tradition quickly »

- Michael Briers

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‘Game Night’ Gains Another Player In Sharon Horgan

23 March 2017 1:48 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: More contestants continue to join New Line/Warner Bros’ Jason Bateman-Rachel McAdams comedy Game Night, with Catastrophe Emmy nominee Sharon Horgan set to play Sarah, the date Billy Magnussen’s Ryan brings along to the evening of comedy errors. While Ryan has a predilection for dating millennial girls, Sarah is more normal, clever and of an appropriate age. Game Night, directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, revolves around a group of couples who… »

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‘Chips’ Review: Dax Shepard’s 1970’s TV Reboot Is Offensive and Awful

23 March 2017 10:02 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

It’s hard to pinpoint when Dax Shepard’s “Chips” takes a sharp turn into indefensibly racist humor, but one place to start would be a passing reference to Michael Peña as “the little brown one.” It’s not the only cringe-worthy moment.

It may be unfair to pigeonhole Shepard as endorsing ugly stereotypes, even if he did write, produce, and direct a movie that derives 90 percent of its humor from gay jokes, race jokes, and punchlines about attractiveness that basically amount to a beta version of the pre-Facebook website “Hot or Not.” But they’re all there, in this overblown and completely baffling adaptation of a 1970’s TV series that literally nobody asked for.

Read More: ‘Chips’ Trailer: Dax Shepard and Michael Peña Patrol the Highways in Big Screen Adaptation of 70s TV Drama

Shepard plays Jon Baker, a former professional motorcycle racer who joins the California Highway Patrol »

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Kyle Chandler Joins Rachel McAdams, Jason Bateman Comedy 'Game Night'

22 March 2017 5:15 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Kyle Chandler is joining Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams in the New Line comedy Game Night.

The movie is casting up as it heads toward a spring start and already has Jesse Plemons, Kylie Bunbury, Lamorne Morris, and Billy Magnussen on the call sheet.

Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley are directing the film, which follows a group of couples who gather for their regularly planned game night when something goes terribly awry. Goldstein and Daley wrote the script, with previous drafts written by Dana Fox and Mark Perez.

Chandler is also slated to star in the upcoming 2019 creature »

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Kyle Chandler Joins Rachel McAdams, Jason Bateman Comedy 'Game Night'

22 March 2017 5:15 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Kyle Chandler is joining Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams in the New Line comedy Game Night.

The movie is casting up as it heads into a spring start and already has Jesse Plemons, Kylie Bunbury, Lamorne Morris, and Billy Magnussen on the call sheet.

Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley are directing the project, which follows a group of couples who gather for their regularly planned game night when something goes terribly awry.

Bateman is producing alongside James Garavente for Aggregrate Films. John Davis and John Fox will produce for Davis Entertainment.

The movie is set for a Feb. 16, »

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Kyle Chandler Joins Rachel McAdams, Jason Bateman Comedy 'Game Night'

22 March 2017 5:14 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Kyle Chandler is joining Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams in the New Line comedy Game Night.

The movie is casting up as it heads into a spring start and already has Jesse Plemons, Kylie Bunbury, Lamorne Morris, and Billy Magnussen on the call sheet.

Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley are directing the project, which follows a group of couples who gather for their regularly planned game night when something goes terribly awry.

Bateman is producing alongside James Garavente for Aggregrate Films. John Davis and John Fox will produce for Davis Entertainment.

The movie is set for a Feb. 16, »

- Borys Kit

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Emmy Winner Kyle Chandler Joins New Line’s ‘Game Night’

22 March 2017 4:59 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Bloodline star Kyle Chandler will play Brooks, the successful, better-looking brother to Jason Bateman’s character Max in New Line/Warner Bros’ comedy Game Night from John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein. In fact, it’s the Friday Night Lights alum’s character who concocts the whole idea for the game night in the film. Game Night revolves around a group of couples who are caught up in a very real game night. They get together regularly to play games, but… »

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Teen Wolf and Teen Wolf Too Collector’s Edition Blu-rays Coming This Summer from Scream Factory

22 March 2017 1:12 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

If you're a fan of ’80s werewolves fan, then you might start coughing up hairballs out of excitement, because Scream Factory has announced that they will be releasing Collector's Edition Blu-rays of Teen Wolf and Teen Wolf Too this summer.

Scream Factory made the announcement on Facebook. Special features, cover artwork, and an exact release date will be revealed at another time, but fans of Scott Howard (Michael J. Fox) and his cousin Todd (Jason Bateman) will definitely want to stay tuned for more details.

From Scream Factory: "Return to the 80s once again with two comedy-horror hits we know you'll howl for. 1985's original Teen Wolf (starring Michael J Fox) and its follow-up, 1987's Teen Wolf Too (starring Jason Bateman) will both be coming out later this Summer as Collector Editions!

No other details to report at this time but extras, newly-illustrated artwork and specs are currently in »

- Derek Anderson

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All Female “Juno” Live-Read Announced to Benefit Planned Parenthood

20 March 2017 1:02 PM, PDT | Women and Hollywood | See recent Women and Hollywood news »

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If there was ever a time we needed a feel-good comedy about a young woman owning her sexuality and reproductive autonomy, it’s now. So, we’re pleased to tell you that a tenth anniversary live-read of “Juno” will be held April 8 to raise funds for Planned Parenthood. Entertainment Weekly reports that “Juno” director Jason Reitman is re-staging the film with stars Ellen Page and Jennifer Garner, and an all female cast at Los Angeles’ Ace Theatre.

The Planned Parenthood live-read will see Page and Garner reprising their roles from the film. The rest of the cast has yet to be announced, but actresses will take on all roles, including the ones Michael Cera, Jason Bateman, and J.K. Simmons originated. Reitman, who will direct, has previously staged all female live-reads of the male-centric “Glengarry Glen Ross” and “Stand by Me.”

Juno” follows a pregnant high school student (Page) who decides to carry her pregnancy to term and give the baby to adoptive parents Vanessa and Mark Loring (Garner and Bateman) — after initially considering and deciding against an abortion. The film was one of the rare depictions of reproductive choice that pleased both sides of the abortion debate: Juno decided to go through with the pregnancy but had access to an abortion. Even though she decided it wasn’t what she wanted, Juno never condemned the notion of abortion or wanted the right to be taken away.

“If there was any confusion about whether ‘Juno’ was pro-choice or pro-life, this [live-read] should settle that,” Reitman told EW. “Juno had a choice, and that was the most important part.”

Reitman discontinued his live-read series last April after five seasons of staging productions like “The Princess Bride” and “Boogie Nights.” After the 2016 election he was inspired to bring it back. “I wanted to find a way to contribute to the causes that have never felt more important,” Reitman said. “It occurred to me that I have this show that could be used as a tool to not only raise money for causes that need the help, but could serve as an opportunity for a group like Planned Parenthood to connect with an audience who can be presented with new ideas, or even an action item.”

“Considering how much this election has done against women and what Planned Parenthood has done for women I thought it would be cool to hear this script with an all-female voice,” Reitman added, referencing the organization’s many services like cancer screenings, Std testing and treatment, pregnancy tests, contraception, and, yes, access to safe, legal abortion.

This is most likely welcome news for “Juno” screenwriter Diablo Cody, who won an Oscar for the script. She has said, “I like talking about women’s issues in film, and feminism.” Cody, who will attend the live-read, continued, “A part of my career is that I am a woman and I’ve committed myself to writing roles for women. I cannot separate myself from that.”

Cody has penned women-centric fare like “Jennifer’s Body,” “Ricki and the Flash,” and “Paradise,” the latter of which she also directed. She is the creator of “One Mississippi,” a dramedy semi-based on star Tig Notaro’s experiences, and her adaptation of the UK series “Raised by Wolves” was recently given a pilot order.

Cody and Reitman reunited in 2011 for “Young Adult,” starring Charlize Theron as a woman who returns home to win back her married high school sweetheart. The duo are collaborating with Theron again for the upcoming “Tully.” The Oscar-winning actress portrays a “mother of three who forms a bond with the title character, a night nanny played by Mackenzie Davis (Sophia Takal’s ‘Always Shine’),” EW details.

Reitman will announce the full cast for the “Juno” live-read via Twitter a few days before the show. Tickets are available for purchase here. All money raised from ticket and merchandise sales will go to Planned Parenthood.

All Female “Juno” Live-Read Announced to Benefit Planned Parenthood was originally published in Women and Hollywood on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. »

- Rachel Montpelier

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‘Juno’ Cast to Reunite, Respond to What ‘Election Has Done Against Women’

20 March 2017 11:05 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Ten years after the cult-classic teen pregnancy film “Juno” was released, the cast is coming together again to stand up for the nonprofit reproductive health services organization Planned Parenthood. On April 8, Ellen Page and Jennifer Garner will participate in a live reading of the script. In a twist on the original, the male parts played by Michael Cera, J.K. Simmons and Jason Bateman will be read by actresses, making this an all-female cast. Director Jason Reitman was inspired to reprise his Live Read series as a response to the election of President Donald Trump. “Considering how much this and what Planned Parenthood. »

- Ashley Boucher

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Billy Magnussen Joining ‘Game Night’ Opposite Jason Bateman & Rachel McAdams

16 March 2017 11:33 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Billy Magnussen is set to board the New Line/Warner Bros. comedy Game Night which stars Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams. Pic centers around a group of couples who are caught up in a very real game night. They get together regularly to play games, but this particular night turns into a real murder mystery. Magnussen’s deal is in the process of closing. Magnussen will play Ryan, a friend to Bateman and McAdams’ characters, Max and Annie. He usually dates hot… »

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Now Casting: Jason Bateman-Starring Feature ‘Game Night’ + More

16 March 2017 11:30 AM, PDT | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

Get cast as background talent in the upcoming feature “Game Night,” a murder-comedy starring Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams! See this and three more paying gigs for actors of all sorts below!  “Game Night”The upcoming feature “Game Night,” starring Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams, is casting background. Seeking male and female talent ages 20–59 to depict bar patrons, bartenders, and more, the film is shooting in April in Atlanta, Georgia. Hired actors will be compensated. Nicole Lapin’S “Boss Bitch”A series of 30-second video spots exemplifying lessons in bestselling author Nicole Lapin’s “Boss Bitch” is casting talent. Seeking two male and two female actors all ages 18–35, the project will shoot for two–three weeks in Los Angeles, California beginning March 23. Pay will be $100/day. “Chained For Life”Talent is needed for several supporting roles in “Chained for Life,” a meta, indie feature in which “cameras roll on a »

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Jennifer Aniston Has a Casual Shopping Day With Friends in La

16 March 2017 4:00 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Jennifer Aniston stepped out for a sunny day shopping trip with her good friend Amanda Anka in La on Tuesday. The ladies walked side by side down the street and were joined by a male pal and Jen's bodyguard. Amanda is married to Jason Bateman, whom Jen has starred with in five films over the years, most recently 2016's Office Christmas Party. Jen has been keeping a low profile since stepping out for the Oscars with her husband, Justin Theroux, in February; not long after the memorable show, reports emerged that Jennifer's ex Brad Pitt had been reaching out and "texting her" amid his current divorce drama with Angelina Jolie. He reportedly extended the olive branch to wish her a happy birthday in early February, later telling her that he's "having a hard time with his split." »

- Brittney Stephens

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SXSW TV Review: ‘Nobodies,’ Produced by Melissa McCarthy

13 March 2017 2:30 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

There seems to be no limit to the number of shows that comedians can make about themselves, and “Nobodies,” premiering Monday at South by Southwest and later this month on TV Land, is yet another variation on the theme. In this case, though, the meta-textual tweaking of the premise is a bit more earned: The leads Hugh Davidson, Larry Dorf, and Rachel Ramras really are alums of the improv comedy group the Groundlings, and unlike many of their friends, they’ve so far failed to make it big — stranded, instead, writing for a Nickelodeon show called “The Fartlemans,” which apparently does quite well with boys aged 2-6.

The series revolves around the three trying to sell a movie script, absurdly titled “Mr. First Lady,” by attaching their real-life friend-turned-success, Melissa McCarthy, to the project. This involves some less-than-comfortable wrangling of the complex and very Hollywood variations of friendship, in which our self-absorbed trio tries hard to finesse »

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‘Nobodies’ Review: Melissa McCarthy Dominates Hollywood Comedy Without Stepping Foot Onscreen — SXSW 2017

13 March 2017 2:28 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Nobodies” is produced by Melissa McCarthy. It does not star Melissa McCarthy. This needs to be made clear, in part because her name is both front and center in marketing efforts and in the show itself. Though her presence in the Hollywood-set comedy is ever-present — even overwhelming, at times — McCarthy is not a series regular. “Nobodies” is about the people we’re all looking past to get a glimpse at a movie star, and it mostly does a fine job of giving these non-stars their due.

The TV Land original series written and produced by Groundlings graduates Hugh Davidson, Larry Dorf, and Rachel Ramras focuses on three writer-producers who graduated from the Groundlings improv school years ago and are now trying to pitch a movie. Yes, there’s a heavy dose of meta comedy here, as the titular “nobodies” try to become “somebodies” by piggy-backing off of name brand talent: »

- Ben Travers

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‘Nobodies’ Review: Melissa McCarthy Dominates Hollywood Comedy Without Stepping Foot Onscreen — SXSW 2017

13 March 2017 2:28 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Nobodies” is produced by Melissa McCarthy. It does not star Melissa McCarthy. This needs to be made clear, in part because her name is both front and center in marketing efforts and in the show itself. Though her presence in the Hollywood-set comedy is ever-present — even overwhelming, at times — McCarthy is not a series regular. “Nobodies” is about the people we’re all looking past to get a glimpse at a movie star, and it mostly does a fine job of giving these non-stars their due.

The TV Land original series written and produced by Groundlings graduates Hugh Davidson, Larry Dorf, and Rachel Ramras focuses on three writer-producers who graduated from the Groundlings improv school years ago and are now trying to pitch a movie. Yes, there’s a heavy dose of meta comedy here, as the titular “nobodies” try to become “somebodies” by piggy-backing off of name brand talent: »

- Ben Travers

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First trailer for Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone’s Nobodies

9 March 2017 12:52 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Entertainment Weekly has debuted the first trailer for Melissa McCarthy and husband Ben Falcone’s upcoming comedy series Nobodies. The show, which is set to premiere later this month on TV Land, stars Hugh Davidson, Larry Dorf, and Rachel Ramras and will also include guest stars McCarthy, Falcone, Allison Janney, Jason Bateman, Kristen Wiig, Maya RudolphJim Rash, and Nat Faxon; take a look at the trailer here…

Hugh, Larry and Rachel are three actor/comedians still waiting for their big break, struggling to make a name for themselves in Hollywood while their friends achieve fame and fortune. They’re the Nobodies.

Nobodies is set to premiere on March 29th on TV Land. »

- Amie Cranswick

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Rogue One, Sing, Why Him? and more top our list of movies to watch at home in March

7 March 2017 8:00 AM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Rogue One, Sing, Why Him? and more top our list of movies to watch at home in MarchRogue One, Sing, Why Him? and more top our list of movies to watch at home in MarchGarrett McCormick3/7/2017 11:00:00 Am

March is here and we all know what that means...March Break!

The kids are out of school and there's no better way to entertain them - and yourself - than watching Cineplex Store's newest releases.

From animated musicals, crude comedy, to Star Wars action, our March in-store releases will keep you busy not only for March Break, but for the entire month!

Check out Cineplex Store's releases for March below:

Sing - Available March 3rd

A koala named Buster Moon only has one chance left to save his theatre, and decides “the world’s greatest singing competition” is the way to do it. When the rest of town gets wind of the competition, »

- Garrett McCormick

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New Girl Alum Lamorne Morris Books Place In Game Night

6 March 2017 2:38 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

You know him as the lovable Winston Bishop from hit sitcom New Girl, but soon Lamorne Morris will be making a foray onto the big screen for Game Night, Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley’s (Vacation) ensemble comedy in which a group of couples gathers together whenever possible for one night of drinks, laughs, and general revelry. At least, that’s the idea.

Word of Morris’ casting comes to us by way of Variety, confirming that the actor rounds out an ensemble comprised of Doctor Strange star Rachel McAdams, Jason BatemanJesse Plemons and Kylie Bunbury. He’ll play the significant other to Bunbury, and together they’ll be one of the couples thrust into the spotlight once their cherished game night takes a turn for the worse.

Story-wise, there are precious few details for Goldstein and Francis Daley’s comedic romp available at this time, but sources close »

- Michael Briers

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