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Earlier this month we got our first look at the upcoming comedy sequel Zoolander 2, and now it has been revealed that the trailer has set a record for the most online views for a comedy, having racked up 52.2 million plays in its first week.
See Also: Watch the Zoolander 2 trailer here
The previous comedy record was held by Dumb and Dumber To, which had 49 million views in its first seven days. However, it’s not quite on the level of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with its most recent trailer enjoying a staggering 112 million online views in just 24 hours.
Zoolander 2 is set for release on February 12th 2016, with Ben Stiller directing and returning to the cast alongside Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Billy Zane and Will Ferrell, while new additions include Penelope Cruz (Nine), Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids), Cara Delevingne (Suicide Squad), Olivia Munn (X-Men: Apocalypse), Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil: The Final Chapter »
- Gary Collinson
The new trailer for Paramount Pictures' Zoolander 2 has broken the record to become the most successful comedy trailer launch of all time. The trailer, which debuted online on November 18 and offers fans a sneak peek at the highly anticipated sequel to 2001's Zoolander, reached 52.2 million views in its first week of release. Paramount's comedy sequel is set for release on February 12, 2016, where it will go up against 20th Century Fox's Deadpool and Warner Bros.' How to Be Single.
The sequel centers on Derek (Ben Stiller) and Hansel (Owen Wilson), who are recruited by Montana Grosso (Penélope Cruz) to stop a deadly killer, who is targeting the most beautiful people in the world. The first trailer revealed that this assassin starts his killing spree with none other than pop star Justin Bieber, who was revealed in a set photo posted by star/director Ben Stiller back in April. »
The trailer, which debuted online on November 18 and offers fans a sneak peek at the highly anticipated sequel to 2001’s Zoolander, reached 52.2 million views in its first week of release.
Zoolander 2 is directed by Ben Stiller and features an all star cast of Stiller, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, Penélope Cruz, Kristen Wiig, Fred Armisen, Milla Jovovich, Christine Taylor, Justin Theroux and Kyle Mooney. The film is written by Justin Theroux & Ben Stiller and Nick Stoller and John Hamburg. Ben Stiller, Stuart Cornfeld, Scott Rudin and Clayton Townsend are producing. Jeff Mann is executive producing.
Zoolander 2 opens nationwide on February 12, 2016.
The post Zoolander 2 Trailer Receives 52.2 Million Views In First Week Of Release appeared first on We Are Movie Geeks.
- Michelle McCue
The trailer, which debuted online on November 18th, reached a whopping 52.2 million views in its first week of release. The preview was the first for the film which opens February 12th next year.
Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, Penelope Cruz, Kristen Wiig, Fred Armisen, Milla Jovovich, Christine Taylor and Justin Theroux all star in the film which is set ten years later and has Derek and Hansel on the hunt for someone killing the world's most beautiful people.
- Garth Franklin
The “Zoolander 2” trailer has gotten a really, really, ridiculously good number of online looks. The Paramount Pictures movie has broken the record as the most successful comedy trailer launch of all time. The trailer, which debuted online on Nov. 18, reached 52.2 million views in its first week of release. Watch the trailer here. The follow-up to 2001’s “Zoolander” topped previous record holder — and fellow many-years-later sequel — “Dumb and Dumber To,” which had 49 million views in one week. Also Read: Justin Bieber Dies! 5 Reasons 'Zoolander 2' Trailer Has Us Pumped Up “Zoolander 2” is directed by Ben Stiller and stars Stiller, »
- Tony Maglio
This week is Thanksgiving, pushing us full force into the holiday season. And to celebrate, Adam Sadler is bringing an early present for everyone! No matter what your religion is, you've probably enjoyed listening to his iconic Chanukah Song. Now, he's updated it. And there are some surprising and hilarious new inclusions.
As the title might suggest, this reworked Chanukah Song is the fourth version that Adam Sadler has released over the past 21 years. And as you can see, he's not really into celebrating the catchy holiday theme on its anniversary, instead surprising fans unexpectedly with his revised take on the classic. He opens the new video by gleefully telling those in the audience that he is about to introduce a fourth list of Jewish individuals. Not all of them, whom, mind you, should be celebrated.
Probably the biggest laugh in this new version of the Chanukah Song comes when he mentions Jared from Subway, »
Petition calling for boycott of Ben Stiller’s film over its alleged ‘mockery of androgyne/trans/non-binary individuals’ picks up more than 9,000 signatures
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- Ben Child
After a 15-year hiatus, Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and Hansel (Owen Wilson) will soon walk down the runway yet again. Zoolander 2 has become one of . if not the . most highly anticipated comedies of the coming year, and the release of its first trailer last week only increased that anticipation. However, not everyone is thrilled with what they saw when the trailer dropped. Lgbt activists have now called for a boycott of the film due to its allegedly offensive portrayal of the transgender community. THR reports that the controversy in question stems from a particular character in the film named All, portrayed by geek messiah Benedict Cumberbatch. All . as the name would suggest . is an androgynous supermodel that does not fit into the binary perception of gender. When introduced to Derek and Hansel, the former asks if All is a male or female model, followed by the latter clarifying with »
Zoolander 2 won’t be hitting theaters until next year, but its newly released trailer already has Lgbt activists up in arms, calling the film “harmful and dangerous.” An online petition created by Sarah Rose calls for an all out boycott of the Ben Stiller movie, arguing that a new character played by Benedict Cumberbatch – a supermodel named “All” — is offensive for its “representation of non-binary individuals.” “In the “Zoolander 2” trailer,” the petition reads, “an androgynous character played by Benedict Cumberbatch is asked by Zoolander and Hansel if he is a ‘male or female model,’ and if they ‘have a. »
- Itay Hod
Despite a dreary, rainy evening in New York City on Thursday, more than 750 guests — a melange of Hollywood, the culturati, New York society and the current cast of “Saturday Night Live” — stepped out to attend the American Museum of Natural History’s annual black-tie museum benefit. Lorne Michaels, executive producer of ‘SNL,’ and Tina Fey co-chaired the swanky gala, which raises money for the museum’s educational and scientific programming.
On the red carpet, ‘SNL’ cast members were buzzing about working with Matthew McConaughey, who for the first time in 14 years, is hosting the show on Nov. 21. The actors raved about the Oscar-winner’s strong work ethic and willingness to make fun of himself.”Matthew McConaughey has never disappointed a human being in his life, and he’s not picking this week to do that,” said Bobby Moynihan. “He is the best. He’s already been wonderful, and is going »
- Paul Chi
The series is hosted by the two stand-up stars and actors. It’s shot documentary style at the Nerdist Showroom in the back of Los Angeles’ Meltdown Comics and follows comedians as they experiment with new bits onstage and hang out backstage.
Season two, which was directed by Lance Bangs, featured performances by the likes of Andy Daly, Fred Armisen, Hannibal Buress, Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Natasha Leggero, John Mulaney and Paul Scheer. Ratings-wise, It averaged 296,000 viewers (including 186,000 adults 18-49), according to Nielsen’s “live plus-3” estimates — not bad, given its late-night time slot and that it is a summer series.
“There continues to be no better way to experience the best, live weekly stand-up show in L. »
- Whitney Friedlander
Would you like some more comics with those comics? Comedy Central has renewed Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”) and Jonah Ray’s stand-up show “The Meltdown” for a third season. The documentary-style series, shot in the backroom of Los Angeles comic book store Meltdown Comics, is set for eight new episodes. “There continues to be no better way to experience the best, live weekly stand-up show in L.A. than ‘Meltdown,’ said Kent Alterman, president, Original Programming, Comedy Central. “Except for actually being there, of course.” The third season is executive produced by Ray, Nanjiani, live show producer Emily V. Gordon, »
- Tony Maglio
Ray Santiago was 19 when he hit the actor jackpot to star opposite Ben Stiller,Robert De Niro, Barbara Streisand and Dustin Hoffman in Meet The Fockers (2004). Ten years later he’s starring with another cinematic icon - Bruce Campbell in Ash vs Evil Dead directed by Sam Raimi. CineMovie talked to the Ash vs Evil Dead star about the important advice he got from Campbell and Raimi about improvising and how to play his character in the horror comedy.
- email@example.com (Super User)
Today we have the official trailer for the upcoming "Zoolander" sequel, starring Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell, Penelope Cruz, and Olivia Munn. Check it out below. Plot: Derek (Stiller) and Hansel (Owen) are modeling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business. The new movie is directed by Stiller and is set to hit theaters on February 12th, 2016. Trailer: »
The first proper trailer for Zoolander 2 has just been unleashed, and we think you’ll like it.
Featuring some very famous faces, including one Justin Bieber, who someone is seemingly trying to kill, the film stars Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson as the world’s most ridiculously good-looking male supermodels, back for another adventure. Kristen Wiig plays the lead bad-woman, while Penelope Cruz leads superb support as an Interpol officer.
This one opens in February, and we’ll definitely be first in line. It looks like Paramount are going with the 2oolander thing title-wise too.
Watch the new trailer below. Catch the superb posters for the film over here.
The post Zoolander 2 trailer: Still ridiculously good looking appeared first on The Hollywood News. »
- Paul Heath
A lot of hot trailers have arrived online today, and we've rounded up a few of the most essential right here: Zoolander 2 The sequel to the 2001 comedy reunites Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson as star models Derek Zoolander and Hansel, with Will Ferrell returning as the villainous fashion designer Mugatu. The trailer is as silly as you'd expect, with the lovable idiots misreading words, causing bodily harm to one another and flashing their signature expressions. The trailer also introduces us to some fun new characters played by Penelope Cruz, Kyle Mooney, and Kristen Wiig and Benedict Cumberbatch and a great cameo by Justin Bieber. Zoolander 2 hits theaters on February 12, 2016. How to Be Single Sometimes comedies are all about the...
- Christopher Campbell
Some might call them old, others just lame, but most can probably agree that Derek Zoolander and Hansel McDonald are about as dumb as they come. This is the new trailer for Zoolander 2. Ok, Zoolander 2, you win. But seriously, it looks like more of the same, only 15 years later, and yes by the time this […]
The first trailer for the eagerly awaited sequel to the 2001 cult comedy hit Zoolander has just been released and packs in a ton of laughs and famous faces, as well as showing Justin Bieber getting murdered. Justin Bieber Gets Killed In New ‘Zoolander 2’ Trailer Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson are back as hapless […]
- Patrick Culhane
With the release of the “Zoolander 2” trailer on Wednesday morning, fans of the original 2001 Ben Stiller film have plenty to be excited about. The new movie reunites Stiller and Owen Wilson as male models Derek Zoolander and Hansel. This time around, the pair travels through Europe to stop an international conspiracy to kill the most beautiful people in the world. TheWrap breaks down the best moments from the “Zoolander 2” trailer that have us eager to see the sequel 15 years in the making. Also Read: First 'Zoolander 2' Trailer Is Ridiculously Funny With Celebrity Cameos Galore (Video) Justin Bieber Dies If watching. »
- Joe Otterson
Time is cruel, especially when you were once the world’s most famous male model. But when the planet’s most beautiful people start turning up dead — all of them checking out with your “signature look” — it’s time to fight back. Or something. Franchise rookie Penelope Cruz puts it best: “God help us all.” Welcome to Zoolander 2, the follow-up to the 2001 hit starring Ben Stiller as Derek Zoolander and Owen Wilson as Hansel. Both reprise their roles in the sequel, with… »
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