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The Croods 2 Added Two Hilarious Actresses To Its Voice Cast

24 May 2015 7:15 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Kirk De Micco and Chris Sanders' The Croods had a rather impressive voice cast full of stars - but the sequel is evidently going even bigger. How do we know? Because all of the lead cast members will be back, and this time around joined by Leslie Mann and Kat Dennings. The Hollywood Reporter has the scoop that the two very funny ladies will be joining the ensemble of The Croods 2. As things stand, the rest of the cast includes Nicolas Cage (as Grug), Emma Stone (as Eep), Ryan Reynolds (as Guy), Catherine Keener (as Ugga) and Clark Duke (as Thunk). Weirdly there still aren't any plot details available, but the trade does have word on the roles that Mann and Dennings will be playing. It seems that part of the plot of The Croods 2 will involve the titular family meeting another prehistoric clan, and competing in some fashion. »

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Leslie Mann and Kat Dennings to voice new characters in The Croods 2

24 May 2015 9:57 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Leslie Mann and Kat Dennings are going back to the Croodaceous era - the duo have joined the cast of The Croods 2.

The This Is 40 and Thor stars will lend their voices to DreamWorks Animation's sequel to the 2013 caveman adventure.

Mann will voice the matriarch of a rival family to the Croods, while Dennings will feature as the new family's daughter whose instinct to hunt is being suppressed, The Hollywood Reporter reveals.

The duo join returning cast members Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage and Ryan Reynolds, as well as Catherine Keener and Clark Duke.

In a statement, DreamWorks Animation's co-presidents of feature animation Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria shared their excitement for the new additions.

"Kat Dennings and Leslie Mann are both brilliant comedic actresses, and we're so excited to add them to the mix for The Croods 2, where they'll join an already stellar and hilarious returning cast. »

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Kat Dennings Joins The Croods 2

21 May 2015 8:09 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

DreamWorks Animation announced in April 2013 that it was working on a sequel to caveman family comedy The Croods, but given how long it takes to produce CG films generally, it’s not a shock to have to wait for updates. But we do at least now know that Kat Dennings and Leslie Mann will be part of the voice cast for the follow-up.The sequel, which is once more from writing/directing team Kirk DeMicco and Chris Sanders, picks up with the prehistoric family (including Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage, Clark Duke, Catherine Keener and Ryan Reynolds as human pal Guy), settling into life in a community. But this time, they’ll have to deal with snooty upscale neighbours who want to compete with them. Mann will play the matriarch of this new family, with Dennings as the daughter, who has had her hunting instincts suppressed.Mann, last seen in The Other Woman, »

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The Croods 2 adds Leslie Mann and Kat Dennings

21 May 2015 12:58 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Croods 2, the sequel to Dreamworks Animation’s 2013 hit, has added a few new members to its voice cast.

According to THR, Thor alum Kat Dennings and This is 40 star Leslie Mann have jumped on board the film, as members of a new upscale family that competes against the titular cro magnons. Mann will play the matriarch of the family, while Dennings will take on the role of her daughter, whose “instinct to hunt is being suppressed.”

Directed by Kirk Demicco and Chris SandersThe Croods 2 will hit theaters on July 3, 2017 and stars returning cast members Nicholas Cage, Emma Stone, Catherine Keener, Clark Duke and Ryan Reynolds.


- James Garcia

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Leslie Mann and Kat Dennings join the voice cast of The Croods 2

21 May 2015 9:15 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

You wouldn't have expected a recent movie starring Nicolas Cage and Ryan Reynolds to have been a box office hit with their recent track records, but 2013's The Croods grossed almost $600 million worldwide, thereby guaranteeing a sequel. Now, The Croods 2 has found two new voice actors for to compete with the prehistoric clan. The Hollywood Reporter has Kat Dennings and Leslie Mann joining the original cast of The Croods, including Nicolas Cage, Catherine Keener, Clark Duke, »

- Alex Maidy

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Oscar Isaac Heads To TV For David Simon’s ‘Show Me A Hero’

20 May 2015 11:30 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

The ‘O’ in HBO could well stand for Oscar, with the news that in-demand leading man Oscar Isaac has signed up to star in Show Me A Hero, a new miniseries from The Wire creator David Simon.

This Sixties-set piece sees Isaac head an ensemble cast as a New York Mayor, who faces a powder keg of social tension when he’s instructed by authorities to house minorities in white areas. Simon is renowned for tackling major issues on an unflinchingly honest level, so this project should be perfect for his writing talents.

Winona Ryder, Catherine Keener, Alfred Molina, Bob Balaban, Latanya Richardson-Jackson and Jim Belushi will share the screen with Isaac’s beleaguered official, and the director is Paul Haggis. It looks like the cable channel are pulling out all the stops with this one.

It’ll also provide a strong counterpoint to a forthcoming production featuring Isaac »

- Steve Palace

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HBO Sets August Premiere for David Simon’s ‘Show Me a Hero’ Miniseries

20 May 2015 12:17 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

David Simon’s “Show Me a Hero” will debut Aug. 16, HBO announced on Wednesday.

Created by Simon and directed by Paul Haggis, the six-part miniseries will explore the concepts of home, race and community while following the lives of elected officials, bureaucrats and citizens.

Set in Yonkers, N.Y., during the 1960s, the story is based off the book of the same name written by Lisa Belkin.

A young mayor (Oscar Isaac) is met with a federal court order forcing him to build low-income housing units in white neighborhoods. He grapples with this decision that can potentially tear his entire city apart and inadvertently end his political career.

Winona Ryder, Jim Belushi, Catherine Keener, Alfred Molina, Latanya Richardson-Jackson and Bob Balaban also star.

Simon and William F. Zorzi will serve as writers, and will exec produce along with Nina K. Noble, Gail Mutrux and Haggis.


- Mannie Holmes

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This Summer, Everybody Will Get Mad at Oscar Isaac Again in David Simon’s Latest HBO Minseries

20 May 2015 11:58 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Oscar Isaac stars in the upcoming HBO miniseries Show Me a Hero as Nicholas Wasicsko, the young mayor of Yonkers, New York. The six-part series is created by David Simon of The Wire and, less thrillingly, Paul Haggis of Crash, and is based on a nonfiction book of the same title by Lisa Belkin, which explored the racial strife that emerged in the late '80s when citizens protested a federally mandated public housing project in the predominantly white part of town. The cast also includes Catherine Keener, Alfred Molina, Winona Ryder, Latanya Richardson-Jackson, Bob Balaban, and Jim Belushi. Lots of angry white people will start yelling on August 16. »

- E. Alex Jung

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New UK trailer for Accidental Love starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Biel

14 May 2015 10:45 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A new UK trailer has arrived online for upcoming romantic comedy Accidental Love starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Jessica Biel and James Marsden. Take a look after the official synopsis…

A small town waitress gets a nail accidentally lodged in her head causing unpredictable behavior that leads her to Washington, DC, where sparks fly when she meets a clueless young senator who takes up her cause – but what happens when love interferes with what you stand for?

Accidental Love is set for release June 19th in the UK and features a cast that also includes Catherine Keener, Tracy Morgan, James Brolin and Bill Hader.


- Gary Collinson

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HBO Will Tell Big Little Lies With Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon

8 May 2015 1:38 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

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Though the war for quality programming between HBO and Netflix still rages, the premium cable network can claim victory in this battle. HBO has won a bidding war for David E. Kelley’s limited series Big Little Lies, to star Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon.

Based on the book by Liane Moriarty, which was published in July of last year, the series will tell the dark, twisted tale of three women, all with children at the same preschool in an Australian suburb, whose lives converge and collide in unexpected ways, with deadly results. Moriary’s book was a No. 1 New York Times bestseller, and Kidman and Witherspoon have been eyeing the project to star in since August, when their respective Blossom Films and Pacific Standard banners optioned the rights.

Kelley, who was most recently the showrunner on CBS’ Robin Williams comedy The Crazy Ones, will pen »

- Isaac Feldberg

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New Trailer For David O. Russell's Accidental Love

5 May 2015 5:28 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Now here's something you don't see every day: an Alan Smithee movie. Originally shot by David O. Russell in 2008 - then under the title of "Nailed" - production was halted mid-way through proceedings due to financial difficulties. Russell then left the project two years later and it was finished in his absence, with the fictional name "Stephen Greene" getting the director's credit. All this hubbub about a little dark comedy about a small-town waitress (Jessica Biel) who is accidentally shot in the head by a nail gun. This accident results in mood swings and hypersexual behaviour, and, hopefully, comedy, with the likes of Jake Gyllenhaal, Catherine Keener, James Marsden and Tracy Morgan along for the ride. brightcove.createExperiences();Accidental Love will be released in selected cinemas on Friday, June 19. »

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Alter Ego Author: Holofcener & Julianne Moore Forge Partnership over Can You Ever Forgive Me?

10 April 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Somewhere in 2015-16, Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore could fall on hard times. The actress is attached to take on the role of Lee Israel (this NYTimes piece paints the picture on an interesting career choice for the biographer in question) in Nicole Holofcener’s sixth feature film, Can You Ever Forgive Me? for Fox Searchlight. Anne Carey who previously executive produced Holofcener’s Friends with Money will produce. Holofcener is probably on the last drafts of the project and we can almost guarantee that muse Catherine Keener is being considered for a supporting player part.

Gist: Based on the 2008 memoir by Lee Israel, Israel was a respected biographer who fell on hard times and turned to counterfeiting the letters of deceased writers and celebrities (Humphrey BogartErnest Hemingway and a laundry list of other greats) in order to pay her rent. When the forgeries started to raise suspicion, she turned »

- Eric Lavallee

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Stewart 'in Talks' to Be Featured in Subversive Iraq War Homefront Satire

4 April 2015 1:36 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Kristen Stewart, 'Camp X-Ray' star, to join cast of 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' Kristen Stewart to join 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' movie After putting away her Bella Swan wig and red (formerly brown) contact lenses, Kristen Stewart has been making a number of interesting career choices. Here are three examples: Stewart was a U.S. soldier who befriends an inmate (Peyman Moaadi) at the American Gulag, Guantanamo, in Peter Sattler's little-seen (at least in theaters) Camp X-Ray. She was one of Best Actress Oscar winner Julianne Moore's daughters in Wash Westmoreland and the recently deceased Richard Glatzer's Alzheimer's drama Still Alice. She was the personal assistant to troubled, aging actress Juliette Binoche in Olivier Assayas' Clouds of Sils Maria, which earned her a history-making Best Supporting Actress César. (Stewart became the first American actress to take home the French Academy Award. »

- Andre Soares

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David Strathairn, Catherine Keener, Ansel Elgort and Chloe Grace Moretz to star in November Criminals

24 March 2015 9:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Director Sacha Gervasi (Hitchcock, Anvil: The Story of Anvil) has begun assembling the cast for his latest film, November Criminals, which is based on a novel by author Sam Munson.

Academy Award nominees David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck) and Catherine Keener (Capote) will feature in the cast alongside Chloë Grace Moretz (Kick Ass) and Ansel Elgort (The Fault in Our Stars), with another Academy Award nominee Steven Knight (Locke) writing the screenplay.

November Criminals follows two teenagers into the dangerous underbelly of Washington, D.C. as they investigate the murder of their friend while falling in love for the first time.

November Criminals will be released in 2016.


- Scott J. Davis

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Casting: Armitage, Thorne, Strathairn, Cooke

24 March 2015 6:01 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »


Jon Bernthal, Richard Armitage and Tom Holland have all joined the Irish action thriller "Pilgrimage" for Xyz Films. A seven-week shoot is set to commence next month on the West Coast of Ireland and the Ardennes region of Belgium.

The story follows 13th century monks whose faith is tested when they escort a monastery's holiest relic to Rome. Brendan Muldowney will direct from a screenplay by Jamie Hannigan, while Conor Barry, John Keville and Benoit Roland will produce. [Source: Screen]

Alvin and the Chipmunks 4

Bella Thorne ("The Duff") has joined the cast of Walt Becker's upcoming animated/live-action sequel "Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Road Chip" at 20th Century Fox.

In the film, a series of misunderstandings has led chipmunks Alvin, Simon and Theodore to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in New York and dump them. Thorne will play Ashley. [Source: Deadline]

November Criminals

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- Garth Franklin

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David Strathairn Joins 'November Criminals'

23 March 2015 5:06 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Academy Award nominee David Strathairn will join Ansel Elgort, Chloe Moretz and Academy Award Nominee Catherine Keener in Sacha Gervasi's November Criminals for Lotus Entertainment.&#160Based on an adapted screenplay by Academy Award Nominee Steven Knight from Sam Munson's novel, the film begins production in Rhode Island and Washington, D.C. today.

Beth O'Neil is producing alongside Erika Olde of Black Bicycle Entertainment and Lotus Entertainment, who is also handling international sales. Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions acquired the film for the English-speaking world, as well as numerous international territories. Lotus Entertainment's Ara Keshishian along with Spwa's Executive Vice President Joe Matukewicz are overseeing production.

November Criminals follows two teenagers into the dangerous underbelly of Washington, D.C. as they investigate the murder of their friend while falling in love for the first time. Lotus Entertainment's current slate includes: Jeff Buhler's spec Descendant; Xavier Gens' thriller The »

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David Strathairn Joins Ansel Elgort, Chloe Grace Moretz in ‘November Criminals’

23 March 2015 4:58 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

David Strathairn has joined Ansel Elgort, Chloe Grace Moretz and Catherine Keener in Sacha Gervasi’s thriller “November Criminals” for Lotus Entertainment.

Gervasi is directing from Steven Knight’s screenplay, adapted from Sam Munson’s novel. The film began production Monday in Rhode Island and Washington, D.C.

Beth O’Neil is producing alongside Erika Olde of Black Bicycle Entertainment and Lotus Entertainment, which is also handling international sales. Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has bought the film for the English-speaking world, as well as several international territories.

The story follows two teenagers into the dangerous underbelly of Washington, D.C., as they investigate the murder of their friend while falling in love for the first time.

Strathairn stars in “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.” He is represented by ICM Partners and Ryan Entertainment.


- Dave McNary

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David Strathairn joins ‘November Criminals’

23 March 2015 4:34 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The Oscar-nominated actor has joined Ansel Elgort, Chloë Grace Moretz and Catherine Keener on Lotus Entertainment’s thriller, which began shooting on the East Coast on Monday.

ICM Partners and Ryan Entertainment represent Strathairn, who earned a lead actor Academy Award nomination in 2006 for Good Night, And Good Luck.

Sacha Gervasi directs November Criminals from a script by Steven Knight about two teens who fall in love while investigating the murder of a friend.

Shooting takes place in Rhode Island and Washington D.C. Beth O’Neil produces alongside Erika Olde of Black Bicycle Entertainment and Lotus.

Bill Johnson and Jim Seibel’s company handles international sales, while CAA and Wme Global represent the Us.

In January it emerged that Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions had picked up the UK, Australia and New Zealand, Spain, Latin America, Scandinavia, Benelux, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, Middle East, South Africa, Greece, Portugal, Iceland, Israel, India and airlines.

During the Efm »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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David Strathairn Joins ‘November Criminals’

23 March 2015 2:36 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

David Strathairn has joined the cast of Sacha Gervasi’s November Criminals opposite Ansel Elgort, Chloë Grace Moretz and Catherine Keener. The pic begins filming today in Rhode Island and Washington D.C. Eastern Promises scribe Steven Knight wrote the script adapting the Sam Munson novel that follows two teenagers into the D.C. underbelly as they investigate the murder of their friend while falling in love for the first time. Beth O’Neil is producing alongside Erika Olde… »

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Cory Hardrict Adds to Post-'American Sniper' Slate, Joins 'November Criminals' Cast + Talks Career Moves

23 March 2015 10:04 AM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Cory Hardrict has joined the cast of the Sony Pictures crime drama “November Criminals,” which stars Chloe MoretzAnsel Elgort and Catherine Keener. To be directed by Sacha Gervasi, from a script penned by Steven Knight (adapted from Sam Munson’s 2011 novel of the same name), the film will follow 2 teenagers who venture into the underbelly of Washington, D.C., to investigate a friend’s murder while falling in love for the first time. Production is under way in D.C., with Beth O’Neil producing alongside Erika Olde of Black Bicycle Entertainment and Lotus. Hardrict has certainly been busy, with recent roles in last year's highest grossing film, American Sniper, as »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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