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Exclusive: Riddick helmer David Twohy has been tapped to direct time-travel pic Replay at Relativity, I’m hearing. This is the previously untitled sci-fi script that the studio snapped up in July from screenwriter Joe Gazzam, who sold action-thriller Shadow Run to Sony and is scripting the Cliffhanger remake for Neal Moritz and StudioCanal. Story tracks Tyler Vaughn, a test subject in a quantum experiment who’s sent four days into the future, only to discover his son has been killed and he’s been fingered for the murder. When the day ends, he’s pulled back one day prior and realizes he must solve the mystery of his son’s death as he jumps backward, one day at a time, to stop it from happening on the day of the initial experiment.
Twohy’s at home playing in the sci-fi sandbox and is coming off of 2013’s Riddick, the »
- Jen Yamato
With a little over a fortnight to go until Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels return as Lloyd and Harry in the Farrelly brothers’ Dumb and Dumber To, the first clip from the comedy sequel has arrived online, which features the hapless duo playing a game of “He Who Smelt It” with Rob Riggle (The Other Guys). Check it out below courtesy of Time…
Joining Carrey, Daniels and Riggle in the cast of Dumb and Dumber To are Kathleen Turner (The Virgin Suicides), Laurie Holden (The Walking Dead), Steve Tom (The Campaign), Rachel Melvin (Days of Our Lives) and Oscar Winner Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games), while Cam Neely (Sea Bass) and Brady Bluhm (Billy in 4C) reprise their roles from the 1994 original.
Dumb and Dumber To is set for release on November 14th in the States and December 19th in the UK. Watch the trailer here.
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- Gary Collinson
From a creepy demon to a psychotic billionaire, and the little girl from the 'Chandelier' music video, Carrey brought the bizarre to 'SNL.'
Jim Carrey is one of those comedians who always seems to be a walking contradiction. On the one hand, his over-the-top delivery, penchant for bizarre comedy and experience on a live sketch comedy show should mean that he'd be the perfect guest host for Saturday Night Live. But his enthusiasm and manic energy frequently seemed to sabotage his best bits during his previous two times hosting.
However, while starring in the pre-Halloween episode of Saturday Night Live's 40th season, everything seemed to fall into place (minus a few striking missteps), and Carrey managed to set the bar for the rest of the season with one of the funniest episodes in recent memory.
The night started off shaky, with a cold »
Matthew McConaughey impressions: everybody's doing them! Jim Carrey is the latest star to try his hand at McConaughey's drawl, parodying the actor's easy-target Lincoln commercials when he hosted Saturday Night Live over the weekend. Carrey does a pretty great Matt (with random jokes about Uber and boogers), and it's definitely worth a watch. And don't miss Carrey's other big skit of the night, when Jeff Daniels shows up! »
With the release of Dumb and Dumber To in just a few weeks, Jim Carrey returned to the Saturday Night Live stage as host this weekend. The actor took on a handful of hilarious sketches, but the one people are talking about the most finds Carrey being himself. In Carrey Family Reunion, the funnyman catches up with old relatives played by members of the SNL cast, all of whom are similar to the actor's popular movie characters. The highlight of the sketch comes when his Dumb and Dumber costar Jeff Daniels enters as Lloyd Christmas. Check out the role reversal in the video above! »
One of the shittiest things about working on this side of the Atlantic is that we don’t get to see the weekly wonder that is Saturday Night Live. This week on the legendary comedy show, live from New York, Jim Carrey hosted, and during one of the many hilarious skits on the show, Carrey was front and centre for a family reunion, where he met a bunch of members of his ‘family,’ all dressed as characters from each of his movies. The segment had a belter of closer when Dumb And Dumber co-star Jeff Daniels appeared as Carrey’s character from the popular Farrelly brothers movie, Lloyd Christmas.
We’ve posted the entire skit from the show below.
Carrey and Daniels reunite on screen this winter for Dumb And Dumber To, the trailer for which you can see here.
Source: Blip »
- Paul Heath
TV Rewind: NBC was smoking hot last night as three time host Jim Carrey to Saturday Night Live, with musical guest Iggy Azalea. Check out all the highlights below, including the “Carrey Family Reunion” with a special cameo by Jeff Daniels, Carrey’s take on Matthew McConaughey‘s Lincoln ads, and a hilarious Halloween Party costume contest with a “Chandelier” dance-off.Also, make sure to catch Iggy Azalea’s performances of “Fancy” and “Black Widow” with Rita Ora, and “Beg for It” with Mo.Enjoy your Sunday, and get ready for next week’s episode with host Chris Rock and musical guest Prince! Saturday Night LIVEFacebook:Twitter:Google+:Instagram:Pinterest:Tumblr:Vine:Ebola […] »
- April Neale
To commemorate the Halloween season, Saturday Night Live brought Jim Carrey — who originally swung by in 1996 and 2011 — back for his third time as host. Iggy Azalea was the musical guest, and she debuted a new joint called "Beg for It." Let's get to the three best sketches, and maybe hand out a Best Costume Award while we're at it.
"Carrey Family Reunion"
Given that Jim Carrey's roots lie in sketch comedy and stand-up, we expected big things out of his appearance on Saturday Night Live on Oct. 25. And we weren't disappointed: Anyone who tuned in was treated to a wide range of skits; some tailored to Carrey's past, others that hit a broader audience. Let's dig in. Skipping Carrey's silly monologue (which had him dressed as "Hellvis") and the somewhat dispiriting cold open (in which Jay Pharoah's Obama says the Ebola virus isn't as bad when compared to some of the other things that happened during his terms), the "Carrey »
Despite a recent onslaught of groan-inducing trailers for Dumb and Dumber To, expectations were high for rubber-faced funnyman (and In Living Color vet) Jim Carrey’s return to Studio 8H for a third crack at hosting Saturday Night Live.
Ultimately, despite an uninspired “Ebola Czar” cold open – Kenan Thompson’s mildly amusing Al Sharpton was a minor highlight in an otherwise forced, dull take on the current virus hysteria – the show’s best moments helped make Carrey’s return a fairly memorable one.
Here are my picks for best and worst sketches of the night:
Best: Matthew McConaughey for Lincoln »
What if all of Jim Carrey's best-known, over-the-top characters were merely inspired by members of his family? That's what "Saturday Night Live" surmised, as it sent its members, one after another, to impersonate Jim Carrey's mannerisms and catch-phrases directly to Jim Carrey's face, during a "Carrey Family Reunion." If you never thought you'd watch someone speak out their butt again -- a la "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" -- guess again. The cast even had Carrey's "Dumb and Dumber" co-star Jeff Daniels along for the roast. Carrey was host of the Oct. 25 episode of "SNL," and Iggy Azalea was on as musical guest. Carrey and Daniels' sequel "Dumber and Dumber To" hits theaters on Nov. 14. »
- Katie Hasty
According to Saturday Night Live's cold open, certain Americans have nothing to worry about amid the Ebola scare. In the sketch, Obama addressed Ebola's recent spread into NYC, pointing out that some pundits have criticized how his administration has handled the situation. "This whole Ebola thing's probably one of my greatest accomplishments," Jay Pharoah said as President Obama, pointing out the litany of other tough moments of his tenure. Read more 'SNL' Recap: Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels Reunite in Halloween Episode Obama then introduced Ron Klain as his new Ebola czar, who was criticized by the press in the sketch
- Ryan Gajewski
Will it be third time’s the charm for Jim Carrey and “Saturday Night Live”? We shall see as the show returns from its first hiatus this season. When Carrey last hosted in January 2011, only five current cast members were still around. That offers up a lot of new comedic combinations tonight. Plus, as Carrey looks to plug his upcoming film “Dumb And Dumber To,” don’t be surprised to see Jeff Daniels pop by, hopefully in full Will McAvoy mode. (After all, “The Newsroom” is already plenty funny, and sometimes even intentionally so.) As per usual, I’ll assign grades to each sketch while liveblogging all the action. As per usual, I urge you not to get bent out of shape should these grades not align with your own. If you did, well, that would be super strange and kind of boring. See you at 11:30 pm Est when things kick off properly. »
- Ryan McGee
Sean Bean has been cast alongside Matt Damon in Ridley Scott's upcoming sci-fi feature, The Martian. The film is based on an e-book written by Andy Weir, and Damon plays an astronaut who is stranded in a Martian colony. He just has to survive long enough for Nasa to organize a reuse mission and come after him.
According to THR, Bean will play a Nasa flight director, so there's a good chance that this will be a movie that he won't die in. Bean joins an all-star cast that also includes Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels, Kate Mara, Michael Pena, and Kristen Wiig. Other recent cast additions include Chiwetel Ejiofor and Sebastian Stan.
It's always great to see Bean in the movies, and I'm sure this will be a great part for him. Here's a more detailed description from the book:
Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of »
- Joey Paur
(Cbr) The jam-packed cast of Ridley Scott’s space thriller "The Martian" has added three more actors, Entertainment Weekly reports: Sebastian Stan ("Captain America: The Winter Soldier"), Chiwetel Ejiofor ("12 Years a Slave") and Mackenzie Davis ("Halt and Catch Fire"). The film, which begins production next month in Budapest, already stars Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Donald Glover, Jeff Daniels, Kate Mara, Sean Bean and Michael Pena. Based on Andy Weir’s novel of the same name, "The Martian" centers on an astronaut (Damon) stranded on Mars when his crew departs for Earth without him. Scott called the story, which was adapted by Drew Goddard ("Cabin in the Woods"), “quintessential Robinson Crusoe.” Producer Simon Kinberg ("X-Men: Days of Future Past") called the project a labor of love, noting that every star involved is doing the film for “significantly less than their normal fee.” "The Martian" is expected in theaters in »
- Brett White, Comic Book Resources
• Megan Fox will take the female lead in Zeroville, starring opposite James Franco, who is also directing. Adapted from the novel by Steve Erickson, the story follows a film-obsessed man (Franco) who arrives in Hollywood in 1969, hoping to break in to the business just as the industry is at a major turning point. Fox will play a Hollywood starlet with an uneasy past who becomes the romantic interest and obsession of Franco’s character. Seth Rogen, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson, Will Ferrell, Jacki Weaver, and Horatio Sanz also star. Vince Jolivette of Rabbit Bandini is producing along with Caroline Aragon, »
- C. Molly Smith
The trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron leaked online, spoiling Marvel's plan of premiering it during the Oct. 28 airing of "Agents of Shield", but a new plan has been announced: And because we believe that the best way to say thanks is to give you more, we're delivering new Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron action to your TV sets, two weeks in a row! Tune in to "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." this Tuesday, October 28 at 9:00 p.m. Et on ABC to see an exclusive piece from Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron. Then, on Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00 p.m. Et on ABC, tune into "Marvel 75 Years: From Pulp to Pop!" for another taste of Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron--and much more! In just 24 hours, the first Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer racked up an astonishing 34.3 million global views. If you missed the trailer watch it below. »
- Brad Brevet
Reuniting the Farrelly Brothers, Bobby & Peter, with stars Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, Dumb and Dumber To is set 20 years after the dimwit duo of Lloyd and Harry set out on their first adventure, and sees the pair head out in search of one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney… With the film set to debut just before Christmas, we’ve managed to lay our hands on the new UK one-sheet poster for the film (the poster originally debuted in German only).
Dumb and Dumber To will be released in the UK on December 19th.
- Phil Wheat
Damon will star as an astronaut stranded on Mars, who must figure out how to survive long enough to return home to Earth.
Davis was previously reported to be in negotiations for the movie.
Sean Bean was most recently announced for the project.
The Martian will begin filming in November in Budapest. »
Sebastian Stan ("Captain America: The Winter Soldier"), Chiwetel Ejiofor ("12 Years a Slave") and Mackenzie Davis ("Halt and Catch Fire") have joined the cast of Ridley Scott's sci-fi thriller "The Martian" at 20th Century Fox.
Matt Damon plays an American astronaut stranded on Mars after the rest of the crew members believe he is dead. He must struggle to survive until Nasa can launch a rescue mission to bring him back home.
- Garth Franklin
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