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Piers Morgan will be a guest judge on America's Got Talent 2015. The 50-year-old TV personality - who was a judge on the talent show for six seasons from 2006 to 2011 - will join current panellists Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel to help pick 36 acts for the live performances. Writing on Twitter ahead of the season ten premiere last night (26.05.15), he said: ''What made me go back on @nbcagt ? Well, @heidiklum & her bullhorn were pretty compelling reasons.'' Other celebrity guests that are set to join the regular judges on the panel this summer are 'How I Met Your Mother' star Neil Patrick Harris, singer Michael Bublé and comedic actor Marlon Wayans. They will appear on the popular reality show one after the other, for a week each and will be able to use the Golden Buzzer to save their favorite act - sending them to »
NBC has scheduled new reality show I Can Do That to follow their biggest summer series, America's Got Talent. Will viewers stay tuned and bring big ratings so it will be renewed for a second season? Or, will this new show flop and be cancelled instead? Stay tuned.
Hosted by comedian Marlon Wayans, I Can Do That follows a group of performers as they try to learn new talents and showcase their skills in front of an audience each week. The celebrities include dancer and choreographer Cheryl Burke; recording artists Ciara, Joe Jonas and Nicole Scherzinger; stand-up comedian Jeff Dye; and actor Alan Ritchson.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data »
This impersonation is so spot on we almost can't tell the difference between Marlon Wayans and Pharrell Williams in this week's battle for lip sync superstardom! The I Can Do That host takes on hip hop royalty Queen Latifah in the latest episode of Lip Sync Battle, and from the preview we can definitely tell all the gloves came off for this matchup. Wayans channels his inner Pharrell, sporting the singer's signature Vivienne Westwood hat as he works the crowd to feel-good smash hit "Happy." Wayans may not know all the words, but he brings high energy and top-notch dance moves, so for that we give him an A. Commentator Chrissy Teigen enjoys the performance »
Marlon Wayans is happy and he wants the whole world to know it. The actor and comedian performs the Pharell Williams hit “Happy” in a preview of his upcoming performance against Queen Latifah on Spike’s “Lip Sync Battle.” Wayans rocked Williams’ trademark hat as he worked the crowd. However, Latifah and show host LL Cool J looked decidedly un-happy when Wayans began invading their personal bubbles. See photos: 10 Fiercest 'Lip Sync Battle' Performances: From Dwayne Johnson to Anne Hathaway Wayans will perform against Latifah on the May 28 episode of the hit Spike show. The “Tonight Show” spinoff »
- Joe Otterson
Queen Latifah is throwing it way back for Thursday's episode of Lip Sync Battle. In a preview clip for her battle against Marlon Wayans, the actress owns the stage while singing along to LL Cool J's 1985 hit "Rock the Bells." Queen Latifah even threw it back with her wardrobe and rocked an old-school red tracksuit, gold chains, and a black hat. She made the crowd go wild while she showed off her impressive moves with a group of similarly dressed backup dancers. Lip Sync Battle's host, LL Cool J, couldn't help but dance along to his own song with a big smile on his face. When Queen Latifah was done performing, she introduced him to the audience as "LL Cool J, the greatest of all time!" Watch the clip above, then relive Anne Hathaway's life-changing "Wrecking Ball" performance. »
Neil Patrick Harris, Michael Bublé, Piers Morgan and Marlon Wayans are set to serve as guest judges on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” this summer, joining full-timers Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel to help whittle the acts down to 36. The four-week long judge cuts will premiere on July 14 (8-10 p.m. Et) and will lead into the live Radio City Music Hall performance shows beginning Aug. 11 (8-10 p.m.). The guest judges, who will join the regular panel one at a time for a week apiece, will also be able to use the Golden Buzzer for their favorite act, »
- Tony Maglio
Episodes: Ongoing (hour)
TV show dates: May 26, 2015 -- present
Series status: Has not been cancelled
Performers include: Marlon Wayans (host)
TV show description:
On this comedy variety series, a group of entertainers come together to compete and showcase their talents with unique acts -- utilizing skills they didn't know they had. It's hosted by comedian Marlon Wayans.
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Queen Latifah is set to bring the house down on Thursday’s episode of “Lip Sync Battle” if the most recent preview of the performer rocking out to LL Cool J‘s “Rock the Bells” is any indication. LL, who hosts the hit Spike show, seemed to give his blessing for the rendition, as he jumps to his feet when Latifah begins mouthing one of his early songs. She closes out the tune by offering praise to Cool J, saying, “LL Cool J, the greatest of all time!” Latifah will go up against comedian Marlon Wayans in the episode. No »
- Joe Otterson
Maybe the "Lip Sync Battle" drama bar was just too high after Julianne Hough writhed to "I Just Had Sex" (in front of her brother!) and Stephen Merchant shoved a sock down his leather chaps to get extra "Dirrty." We had high hopes for Salt-n-Pepa's May 21 battle -- and they were Ok, but they did not push it far enough. They did not talk about sex, baby. It was relatively bland.
Too tame. Not nearly the crazy we've come to expect.
In Round 2, they both upped their games and brought in back-up dancers. Salt had a good run with "It's Tricky" by Run-d.M.C. but Pepa won with her very '70s version of Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive." This round was more successful, »
- Gina Carbone
Im Global is understood to be on board as financier and will start talks with buyers on the Croisette. Im Global did not return calls about the project, which will reunite CEO Stuart Ford with the star of Locke.
Hardy will play a troubled former soldier in London who observes suspicious activity and must find out if it represents a bomb threat.
The company announced last week it had found its lead »
- email@example.com (Jeremy Kay)
After spoofing the found footage horror movie with his "Haunted House" pair of films, Marlon Wayans now plans to do the same with erotic romance drama, with "Fifty Shades of Black" (you just had to know he'd use that as the title). Details on plot aren't public, although, really, it's a spoof of an existing movie, so anything probably goes. But Wayans doesn't necessarily like the term "spoof," as he shares in the video interview below with Comedy Hype. It's more of a humorous homage to the original film, which he hopes both fans of his, as well as fans of "50 Shades of Grey" will appreciate. Im Global will finance the film (they got behind »
- Tambay A. Obenson
In an official statement, Wayans said: "Sex and comedy go hand-in-hand and I'm looking forward to having fun with this project. It's amazing when a film of this caliber comes along begging to be made fun of.
"I'm really happy to be doing what I love with people I love to do it with. That double entendre was intentional."
Sure to cause even more of a stir is the fact that Amazon is on board for the Us release.
Screen understands the fledgling Amazon Original Movies is plotting a theatrical release and could be about to announce Chiraq in Cannes along with further details of its inaugural slate, which head of production Ted Hope is assembling.
Ford and his team, buoyed by the arrival from The Weinstein Company of new president of international sales and »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeremy Kay)
Marlon Wayans is set to reunite with A Haunted House director Mike Tiddes and co-writer Rick Alvarez for Fifty Shades of Black, a spoof of E.L. James erotic bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey and its subsequent blockbuster movie adaptation.
“We’re excited to be back in business with Im Global doing our comedic remix of this movie,” states Wayans. “Sex and comedy go hand-in-hand, and I’m looking forward to having fun with this project. It’s amazing when a film of this caliber comes along begging to be made fun of. I’m really happy to be doing what I love with people I love to do it with. That double entendre was intentional.”
As yet, there’s no word on an exact release date for Fifty Shades of Black, but expect it early next year.
- Gary Collinson
You could argue that "Fifty Shades of Grey" is already a comedy spoof of itself, but now Marlon Wayans is getting in on the act with "Fifty Shades of Black." Wayans is no stranger to these kinds of parodies -- see "Scary Movie," don't see "Scary Movie 2" -- and "Fifty Shades" has enough juicy material to make a good spoof.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wayans will star and write with Rick Alvarez, with production starting soon and an early 2016 release planned. This project will reunite the "Haunted House" franchise team, so ... just know that going in. Wayans said, in a statement, "We're excited to be back in business with Im Global doing our comedic remix of this movie. Sex and comedy go hand-in-hand and I'm looking forward to having fun with this project. It's amazing when a film of this caliber comes along begging to be made fun of. »
- Gina Carbone
Love him or hate him, Marlon Wayans has been arguably one of the biggest names in spoof movies of the last 15 years. As such, it should be no surprise that he is planning to once again return to the genre - only instead of horror movies, this time around he plans on poking fun at Fifty Shades of Grey. The Hollywood Reporter says that Wayans is teaming up with producer-writer Rick Alvarez to make a new movie called Fifty Shades of Black that will directly spoof the hit romantic drama from earlier this year. At this point in time, very little is known about the project, but it has been confirmed that Wayans plans to star in the film as himself - presumably playing the Christian Grey-type role that was played by Jamie Dornan in the original movie. This is far from Marlon Wayans' first go-round with Rick Alvarez, »
Source: Focus Features It was only a matter of time: Marlon Wayans is making a Fifty Shades of Grey parody movie called Fifty Shades of Black. He'll reteam with director Mike Tiddes and coproducer/cowriter Rick Alvarez from A Haunted House and A Haunted House 2 on the project, which was announced at the Cannes Film Festival. "Sex and comedy go hand in hand, and I'm looking forward to having fun with this project," said Wayans. "It's amazing when a film of this caliber comes along begging to be made fun of. I'm really happy to be doing what I love with people I love to do it with. That double entendre was intentional." The movie is set for an early 2016 release date. Take a look at the poster he revealed below on Instagram! Source: Instagram user marlonwayans »
After spoofing the found footage horror movie with his "Haunted House" pair of films, Marlon Wayans now plans to do the same with erotic romance drama, with "Fifty Shades of Black" (you just had to know he'd use that as the title). Details on plot aren't public, although, really, it's a spoof of an existing movie, so anything probably goes. Im Global will finance the film (they got behind the "Haunted House" movies as well), which is set for release next year. Wayans will of course star, but will also produce, and write the script with producer/writer Rick Alvarez and with Mark Tiddes (director of the "Haunted House" movies) »
- Tambay A. Obenson
As Anastasia Steele might say, "Oh, my." Marlon Wayans and producer-writer Rick Alvarez are tackling the Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon with the comedy spoof Fifty Shades of Black. Im Global, a subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Reliance Ada, is fully financing the film, which reunites the team behind the Haunted House franchise, including director Michael Tiddes. The project will be introduced to buyers at the Cannes Film Festival, which begins next week. Wayans will star and write with Alvarez, with production to begin shortly, according to Im Global founder and CEO Stuart Ford. Im Global is planning an early
- Tatiana Siegel
There were plenty of unintentionally funny moments in Fifty Shades Of Grey and now we're getting the chance to have an intentional chuckle at the film thanks to Marlon Wayans. That's right folks, a Fifty Shades Of Grey spoof is on the way; Im Global will join forces with with Marlon Wayans and Rick Alvarez for the spoof comedy Fifty Shades Of Black. Marlon Wayans on the upcoming comedy: We’re excited to be back in business with Im Global doing our comedic remix »
- Kevin Fraser
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