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Shawn Levy to give Stand By Me a sci-fi spin with Crater

  • JoBlo
If you ever thought that Rob Reiner's Stand By Me, the classic 1986 coming-of-age drama starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, and Jerry O'Connell, would have been better had it been set on the Moon, then a new project from Shawn Levy may be just what the doctor ordered. Variety reports that Twentieth Century Fox has bought Crater, a sci-fi spec script by John J. Griffin, and is... Read More...
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Jerry O'Connell To Host A Magical Evening For The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation today announced that they will honor Foundation supporters the Bridgman Family and vice-chairman of the Board of Directors Henry G. Stifel III at the annual “A Magical Evening” Gala.

Actor Jerry O'Connell will return to host the evening which celebrates those who embody the fabric of the Foundation’s mission to cure spinal cord injury and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis. This year’s gala will take place on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Conrad New York.

The Christopher Reeve Spirit of Courage Award will be presented to the Bridgman Family, whose lives were turned upside down when Chris Bridgman was paralyzed in a biking accident in 2010. Knowing nothing about spinal cord injury, the family turned to the Reeve Foundation’s Paralysis Resource Center for support and guidance. The Bridgmans are now focused on helping other families in similar situations to theirs
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10 Best Stephen King Movies So Far

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10 Best Stephen King Movies So Far
It stormed the box office in September 2017, smashing box office records, pleasing critics, and quickly washing away the bad taste of so many poorly wrought Stephen King adaptations like the current of a suburban neighborhood sewer. Move over Ernest Hemmingway! Beat it Dr. Seuss! The Stephen King adaptation is a hot commodity in Hollywood once again.

Sure, those aforementioned authors have had their books adapted less than half as many times as the works of Stephen King. With so many adapted works from the same prolific storyteller, many of them are sure to be bad. And that is the case with Stephen King. If you grew up in the 80s, you might even remember that a Stephen King movie was not anticipated with the kind of must-see attitude of today's audiences. Many laughed off the notion, believing that if it was a Stephen King movie, it must be bad.

But as It reminded audiences,
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Jerry O'Connell Rips Off Shirt In Pro Wrestling Ref Debut

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[[tmz:video id="0_pkcqp6wi"]] Whatcha gonna do, brother ... when O'Connellmania runs wild on you?!?!?  Yep, Jerry O'Connell stepped right into the squared circle at the Rumble of the North event in Canada this weekend ... where Carter "King of the North" Mason was battling Travis McCabe. O'Connell was the special "guest referee" -- but when McCabe called him out in the center of the ring, Jerry ditched the stripes and went full beast mode!!! Fun Fact -- Jerry's Jacked!!!  Also,
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Jerry O'Connell Sings Karaoke, Puts Heart and Soul Into The Weeknd Song

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_mibbvogt"]] Jerry O'Connell put his heart and soul into a karaoke performance ... and the crowd definitely appreciated the effort. The "Crossing Jordan" and "Kangaroo Jack" star grabbed the mic at Fraser Tavern in North Bay, Ontario Thursday night and did his best impression of The Weekend's "I Feel it Coming" -- not holding anything back ... even on the high notes. We're told the place is a local karaoke hot spot, and when the DJ noticed the
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The Munsters in Hipster Brooklyn? Get the Latest on All the TV Reboots and Revivals in the Works

The Munsters in Hipster Brooklyn? Get the Latest on All the TV Reboots and Revivals in the Works
Another day, more TV revival news. This time it's The Munsters, the classic 1960s sitcom that NBC already attempted to revive with Mockingbird Lane back in 2012. Now, according to Deadline, Odd Mom Out creator and star Jill Kragman is taking a stab at bringing Herman, Lily, Eddie, Grandpa and Lily Munster back to television for the Peacock network. Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker are also on board as executive producers. The twist? This version will find the Munster family attempting to fit in with the hipsters of Brooklyn, no a Californian suburb. Bryan Fuller attempted to bring The Munsters back to TV with the hour-long drama Mockingbird Lane. Jerry O'Connell starred as Herman Munster, Portia de Rossi as...
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Jerry O’Connell’s Detective Drama ‘Carter’ Picked Up by Bravo

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Jerry O’Connell’s Detective Drama ‘Carter’ Picked Up by Bravo
Bravo — known for its slate of unscripted reality shows — continues to ramp up its original, scripted programming. The network announced Wednesday that it’s picked up “Carter,” a light-hearted detective procedural starring Jerry O’Connell as a former actor who played a detective on TV. “Carter” follows O’Connell’s character, Harley Carter, as somebody who goes back to his small Canadian hometown after a public meltdown. However, everybody back home mistakes him as the detective he played on TV. While he knows he’s not a real detective, he can’t seem to stop picking up cases.
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'Orphan Black' Star Kristian Bruun Joins Jerry O'Connell in Axn Detective Drama 'Carter'

Orphan Black star Kristian Bruun, Sherry Miller and X-Men actor John Bourgeois have joined Jerry O'Connell and Sydney Tamiia Poitier in Axn's detective drama Carter.

They join the ensemble cast for the Sony Pictures Television Networks procedural as Canada's Bravo picks up 10 episodes of the series now shooting in northern Ontario. Carter stars O'Connell as Harley Mackay, a detective on a hit American TV show who is forced to return to his sleepy hometown after an embarrassing public meltdown in Hollywood.

Once back, Carter taps into his acting experience to become a real-life detective, partnering with longtime...
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Ronda Rousey Reveals Her Venice Home Was Burglarized

Ronda Rousey is the latest celebrity to have her home burglarized, but different from the rash of similar high-profile crimes, it appears the suspects in Rousey's robbery were apprehended.

The Ufc fighter and actress visited Live With Kelly and Ryan, with Jerry O'Connell filling in for Seacrest as co-host, on Wednesday and told the story of how a group of young skaters broke into her Venice, Calif., home a few months back while she was away and squatted before stealing numerous belongings, including jewelry.

“Someone had been squatting in my house for, like, three days, sleeping in my bed, stole my Olympic...
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Carter: Sony Orders Detective Series Starring Jerry O’Connell & Sydney Poitier

Sony Pictures Television has two new stars. Deadline reports Jerry O'Connell and Sydney Poitier have joined the studio's upcoming TV show Carter.From writer Garry Campbell and John Tinker, the crime procedural "centers on Harley Mackay (O’Connell), a detective on a hit American TV show who is forced to return to his sleepy hometown after an embarrassing public meltdown in Hollywood. Once back, Carter taps into his acting experience to become a real-life detective, partnering with long-time friend and no-nonsense veteran of the force, Sam St. Clair (Poitier)."Read More…
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Sony Pictures TV Networks Greenlights Detective Procedural Series ‘Carter’ Starring Jerry O’Connell & Sydney Poitier

Sony Pictures Television Networks has commissioned Carter, a 10-episode comedic detective procedural starring Jerry O'Connell (Billions) and Sydney Poitier (Chicago P.D.), for its international channels, including Axn. The series begins production later this month in North Bay, Ontario. Carter is Sptn's' second global original series ordered this year as the company is ramping up its slate. It follows Absentia, a dramatic thriller starring Stana Katic and Patrick…
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Jerry O'Connell to Star in Axn Detective Drama 'Carter'

Jerry O'Connell is joining the force.

The veteran actor is set to star opposite Sydney Tamiia Poitier (Chicago P.D.) in Axn's latest straight-to-series drama Carter, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Owned by Sony Pictures Television Networks, the network has picked up 10 episodes of the light-hearted procedural, which stars O'Connell as Harley Mackay, a detective on a hit American TV show who is forced to return to his sleepy hometown after an embarrassing public meltdown in Hollywood. Once back, Carter taps into his acting experience to become a real-life detective, partnering with long-time friend and no-nonsense veteran of the force Sam St....
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Ryan Seacrest’s Girlfriend Shayna Terese Taylor Shares Sweet Pda Pic From Romantic Vacation

Ryan Seacrest’s Girlfriend Shayna Terese Taylor Shares Sweet Pda Pic From Romantic Vacation
Ryan Seacrest clearly loves to spoil his girlfriend!

The Live With Kelly and Ryan co-host took his girlfriend, Shayna Terese Taylor, to Turks and Caicos for Memorial Day weekend, and the 26-year-old model couldn't help but share a sweet snap from their getaway to Instagram.

Related: Jerry O'Connell Says He Knew He Wasn't Going to Become Kelly Ripa's Permanent 'Live' Co-Host

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Jerry O'Connell Busts Out His Comedy Chops To Spoof Steve Harvey's Now-Infamous Staff ''Memo''

Jerry O'Connell Busts Out His Comedy Chops To Spoof Steve Harvey's Now-Infamous Staff ''Memo''
Steve Harvey may not be used to being the butt of the joke, but that's what's happened days after his shocking memo to staff got leaked and sent the Internet into a tizzy. Jerry O'Connell, comedian Jerry Minor and the warped minds at Funny or Die have teamed up to spoof the now-infamous staff memo—and it's pretty damn funny. In the Internet sketch, Minor plays the daytime talk show host who wants nothing other than some "me-time" to "relax," but gets visited by increasingly annoying and aggravating visitors (mostly O'Connell). O'Connell may not have gotten the gig at Live! With Kelly this week, but at least he's still got his sense of...
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Jerry O'Connell Says He Knew He Wasn't Going to Become Kelly Ripa's Permanent 'Live' Co-Host

Jerry O'Connell Says He Knew He Wasn't Going to Become Kelly Ripa's Permanent 'Live' Co-Host
Many were shocked when Ryan Seacrest was announced as Kelly Ripa's permanent Live co-host last week, but Jerry O'Connell wasn't one of them. 

During a Wednesday appearance on Ktla Morning News, the 43-year-old actor (and one-time frontrunner for the Live gig) revealed that he knew he wasn't getting the full-time job.

Related: Kelly Ripa's 'Live!' Guest Co-Hosts React to Ryan Seacrest News

"For those who don't know, I co-hosted the Live With Kelly, now Live With Kelly and Ryan show," O'Connell explained on-air. "I love it. I love her. It's just, I mean, you guys know, you do live TV every day, there's really nothing like it."

"I said it before and I'll say it again, doing it with her... Kelly's the best," he added.

Exclusive: Kelly Ripa 'Relieved and Happy' to Have Ryan Seacrest as 'Live' Co-Host

While the actor's wife, Rebecca Romijn, made her disappointment with Seacrest's casting known, O'Connell seemed
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How Jerry O'Connell Knew He Wasn't Going to Get the Job on Live! With Kelly

How Jerry O'Connell Knew He Wasn't Going to Get the Job on Live! With Kelly
Jerry O'Connell is admittedly a little bummed that he didn't get the co-hosting job with Kelly Ripa, but he wasn't surprised. The actor sat down on Ktla and revealed that he knew he wasn't going to land the gig even before Ryan Seacrest was named co-host. Still, he has nothing but kind words for the Live! show, Seacrest and Ripa, too. "I co-hosted the Live! With Kelly, now Live! With Kelly and Ryan show… I love her. It's just, there's really nothing like it. It just happens right there. The prep time is not a lot," he said. "There's something super fun about it, and I've said it before and I'll say it again, doing it with her, Kelly's the...
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Kelly Ripa's 'Live!' Guest Co-Hosts React to Ryan Seacrest News

Kelly Ripa's 'Live!' Guest Co-Hosts React to Ryan Seacrest News
No bad blood here!

Kelly Ripa's guest co-hosts couldn't be more gracious after Ryan Seacrest was announced as Live!'s permanent co-host on Monday.

Watch: Ryan Seacrest Named Kelly Ripa's Permanent Co-Host on 'Live!'

Seacest made his big debut during Monday morning's show, almost a year after former co-host Michael Strahan left the program last May for a position at Good Morning America. A menagerie of guest co-hosts have since filled in, with Anderson Cooper, Andy Cohen, Rob Lowe, Fred Savage and Jerry O'Connell considered early front-runners for the full-time gig.

Ripa's pals, Cohen and Cooper, quickly took to Twitter to congratulate Seacrest on the job.

"Mazel @RyanSeacrest!! #LiveKellyRyan," Cohen wrote, while Cooper said he "can't wait to watch" Seacrest hang out with "the best person I know, @KellyRipa every day!"

Watch: Kelly Ripa Gives Update on 'Live!' Co-Host Search, Calls Anderson Cooper 'The One That Got Away'

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How Jerry O'Connell, Richard Curtis and Other Live! Guest Co-Hosts Feel About Ryan Seacrest's New Gig

How Jerry O'Connell, Richard Curtis and Other Live! Guest Co-Hosts Feel About Ryan Seacrest's New Gig
Kelly Ripa finally has found her new partner in daytime crime: Ryan Seacrest. The selection might seem random, as there were a few other guest co-hosts who seemed to have an edge on the entertainment star. Jerry O'Connell, Andy Cohen, Christian Slater, Fred Savage, Jussie Smollett and even Pennsylvania teacher Richard Curtis all seemed like frontrunners, but in the end it was Seacrest. So how are the other contenders feeling? Curtis took to Instagram to congratulate Seacrest by sharing a picture of him and Ripa working together earlier this year. "Congrats to @ryanseacrest who became the luckiest man in showbiz (again) and got announced as @kellyripa's new cohost on @livekelly," he began his...
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