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Laverne Cox, Wendell Pierce talk diversity on television at 'Essence' event

3 October 2014 5:30 PM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Thursday night, at the Mondrian Hotel's Herringbone Restaurant, Essence hosted its first-ever Toast to Primetime, an event celebrating its October issue with trailblazing television stars Laverne Cox, Alfre Woodard, Nicole Beharie, and Danai Gurira on the cover. The cover story examines all four actresses' contributions to redefining the face of television on their respective shows: Orange Is the New Black for Cox, State of Affairs for Woodard, Sleepy Hollow for Beharie, and The Walking Dead for Gurira. Guests—including Cox and Gurira, as well as Pooch Hall, Ledisi, Terrence Jenkins, A.J. Johnson, and Essence Atkins, among others—gathered to celebrate diversity on television. »

- C. Molly Smith

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Trailer: Up Original Movie 'My Other Mother' (Lynn Whitfield, Essence Atkins, Jasmine Guy) Debuts 9/21

18 September 2014 2:43 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Up presents the Up Original Movie "My Other Mother," an emotional, heartwarming drama about a demanding national TV news anchor who reconnects with her equally-demanding birth mother.  Starring Essence Atkins (Haunted House 2, "Half & Half"), Lynn Whitfield (The Josephine Baker Story, Up’s The Dempsey Sisters and Somebody’s Child) and Jasmine Guy (“The Vampire Diaries,” “A Different World”), My Other Mother will make its world television premiere on Up on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 7 p.m. Edt / 6 p.m. Pdt.  Produced by Swirl Films, the film is directed by Stan Foster (Peacher’s Kid, “Tour of Duty”).  The ensemble cast also includes GregAlan »

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Watch 4 Clips From 'Girlfriends' Getaway' (Garcelle Beauvais, Terri J. Vaughn, Malinda Williams, Essence Atkins)

26 August 2014 6:24 AM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

TV One will premiere the 2-hour original movie, "Girlfriends’ Getaway," which stars Garcelle Beauvais, Terri J. Vaughn, Malinda Williams and Essence Atkins, in a dramedy, shot entirely on location in Trinidad, that tells the story of an innocent birthday getaway taken by 4 longtime friends that turns into a life changing adventure.  Beauvais stars as Vicky Holmes, a successful business owner, who is outwardly hitting a stride in love and life. However, just days before a romantic birthday trip, she is blindsided by her boyfriend’s decision to relocate and end their relationship. Vicky ultimately decides to bring her best girlfriends - who are all facing turning »

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"A Haunted House 2" Blu-ray and DVD Combo

13 August 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

From Vvs Films, take another look @ red band restricted footage from director Michael Tiddes horror comedy sequel, "A Haunted House 2", now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download, starring Marlon Wayans, Essence Atkins, Affion Crockett, Dave Sheridan, Gabriel Iglesias, Jaime Pressly and Ashley Rickards:

"...crossing new lines and breaking old barriers, 'A Haunted House 2' is the sequel to the hilarious box-office hit starring Marlon Wayans as 'Malcolm' who, after exorcising the demons of his ex, is starting fresh with his new girlfriend and her two children.

"After moving into their dream home, Malcolm is once again plagued by bizarre paranormal events..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "A Haunted House 2"... 

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- Michael Stevens

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A Haunted House 2 Blu-ray Giveaway

12 August 2014 11:40 AM, PDT | CinemaNerdz | See recent CinemaNerdz news »

CinemaNerdz is proud to offer our readers a chance to win one of three Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Combo copies of A Haunted House 2 starring Marlon Wayans, Gabriel Iglesias, Jaime Pressly, Essence Atkins, and Cedric The Entertainer.

For your chance to win one of the three discs just look for the “giveaway” box further down on this page.

There you’ll be directed to a variety of methods by which you can enter the contest. You’ll be asked to provide a valid email address, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter, and Tweet the contest. That’s it! That’s all you have to do to enter. We’ll contact you to let you know if you’ve won one of the prizes. But hurry, because the contest ends at 12:00Am on Wednesday, August 20th!

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A Haunted House 2: Having overcome the demons of his past, »

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'A Haunted House 2' Blu-ray Deleted Scene | Exclusive

11 August 2014 2:46 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

In most scary movies, families are frightened to learn that a ghost is haunting their home, but that isn't exactly the case in our exclusive deleted scene from the spoof comedy A Haunted House 2, arriving on Blu-ray and DVD August 12. A Haunted House star Marlon Wayans returns as Malcolm, who starts fresh with his new girlfriend Megan (Jaime Pressly) and her two children (Steele Stebbins and Ashley Rickards).

Check out this scene you can't see anywhere else, where Megan explains to Malcolm that they have the "best ghost ever," who unpacked their groceries and even cooked a delicious dinner for the family.

Having overcome the demons of his past, Malcolm (Marlon Wayans) is ready to start over with his new girlfriend Megan (Jaime Pressly) and her two adorable kids, Wyatt (Steele Stebbins) and Becky (Ashley Rickards). When their house is plagued by a rash of bizarre paranormal events, Malcolm »

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Trailer: 'Girlfriends' Getaway' (Garcelle Beauvais, Terri J. Vaughn, Malinda Williams, Essence Atkins)

7 August 2014 5:12 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

TV One will premiere the 2-hour original movie, "Girlfriends’ Getaway," which stars Garcelle Beauvais, Terri J. Vaughn, Malinda Williams and Essence Atkins, in a dramedy, shot entirely on location in Trinidad, that tells the story of an innocent birthday getaway taken by 4 longtime friends that turns into a life changing adventure.  Beauvais stars as Vicky Holmes, a successful business owner, who is outwardly hitting a stride in love and life. However, just days before a romantic birthday trip, she is blindsided by her boyfriend’s decision to relocate and end their relationship. Vicky ultimately decides to bring her best girlfriends - who are all facing turning »

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TV One Gets Into Original Movies. Will Premiere 'Girlfriends' Getaway' Starring Garcelle Beauvais, Terri J. Vaughn

23 July 2014 9:58 AM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

TV One has announced the network's premiere of the 2-hour original movie, "Girlfriends’ Getaway," which stars Garcelle Beauvais, Terri J. Vaughn, Malinda Williams and Essence Atkins, in a dramedy, shot entirely on location in Trinidad, that tells the story of an innocent birthday getaway taken by 4 longtime friends that turns into a life changing adventure.  Set to air on Saturday, August 30 at 8Pm/Et - with an encore at 11Pm/Et and at 11Am/Et on Sunday, August 31st - "Girlfriends’ Getaway" is directed by Roger M. Bobb ("Raising Izzie"), who also served as the film’s Executive Producer with Angi Bones serving as »

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‘White House Down's’ Garcelle Beauvais to Star in TV One Original Movie ‘Girlfriends’ Getaway’ (Exclusive)

23 July 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Garcelle Beauvais stars in the TV One original movie “Girlfriends’ Getaway,” premiering Saturday, Aug. 30 at 8/7c, TheWrap has learned. Beauvais — who has starred in the film “White House Down” and television shows “Franklin & Bash” and “NYPD Blue” — is joined by cast members Essence Atkins, Terri J. Vaughn and Malinda Williams in the film's central roles. “Girlfriends’ Getaway” is a sweeping comedy that finds newly single Vicky Holmes (Beauvais) and her best girlfriends on vacation in Trinidad; all facing turning points in their lives. Things go awry after their first wild night together and the very pregnant Sophie (Vaughn) is »

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'A Haunted House 2' Blu-ray and DVD Arrives August 12th

20 June 2014 12:26 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The horror-movie genre gets a hilarious makeover when Marlon Wayans (Scary Movie series, White Chicks) and Cedric the Entertainer (Madagascar, The Original Kings of Comedy) star in A Haunted House 2, the outrageous supernatural comedy coming to Blu-ray Combo Pack including Blu-ray, DVD, & Digital HD with UltraViolet on August 12, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The sequel to the box-office hit A Haunted House, A Haunted House 2 conjures up an otherworldly combination of bone-chilling suspense and no-holds-barred comedy for a raunchy and hysterically funny out-of-body experience.

Having overcome the demons of his past, Malcolm (Marlon Wayans) is ready to start over with his new girlfriend Megan (Jaime Pressly) and her two adorable kids, Wyatt (Steele Stebbins) and Becky (Ashley Rickards). When their house is plagued by a rash of bizarre paranormal events, Malcolm turns for help to his buddy Miguel (Gabriel Iglesias) and exorcist Father Williams (Cedric the Entertainer) in »

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Garcelle Beauvais, Terri Vaughn, Malinda Williams, Essence Atkins Booked For Roger Bobb Action Comedy 'Grown Girls Getaway'

4 June 2014 9:41 AM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Roger Bobb is set to direct the female African American buddy action comedy, "Grown Girls Getaway" starring Garcelle Beauvais, Terri Vaughn, Malinda Williams and Essence Atkins in Trinidad and Tobago later this month. The film centers around four long time bff’s who take a Caribbean bonding vacation only to be greeted with big fun and looming danger. "Grown Girls Getaway" pairs Bobb with long time associate Angi Bones, Executive VP of Bobbcat Films.  Together Bobb and Bones have produced 11 box office hits and number of hit TV shows such as House of Payne, Meet the Browns and Rickey Smiley Show. Described as a “Waiting to Exhale” meets “Hangover” , "Grown Girls Getaway" written by »

- Karen Marie Mason

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New Haunted House 2 Movie Delivered Hysterical Laughs,Crazy Horror & More

19 April 2014 9:53 PM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Open Road Films released their new comedy/horror flick, "A Haunted House" into theaters this weekend. I just watched it , and thought it was pretty good, serving up a ton of laughs, crazy horror scenes, and more. However, there were quite a few lines that were just out right corny as hell. I find that they deliver up quite a few of those in these types of mockery movies. Anyways, It stars: Marlon Wayans, Gabriel Iglesias, Jaime Pressly, Ashley Rickards, Essence Atkins, Affion Crockett, and Dave Sheridan. In the new flick, characters ,Malcolm Johnson (Marlon Wayans) and his cousin Ray-Ray (Affion Crockett), end up leaving Malcom's possessed girlfriend Kisha (Essence Atkins) behind after they collide with a truck. Then the movie fast-forwards one year later to show that Malcom is married to a new hot chick, named Megan (Jamie Pressly), who is an insecure woman with two kids: her bratty »

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‘A Haunted House 2′ Review

18 April 2014 7:50 AM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

A Haunted House 2 catches up with Malcolm (Marlon Wayans) and Kisha (Essence Atkins) from the first movie; after the demonically-possessed Kisha seemingly dies in a car accident, Malcolm decides to leave his paranormal activity-plagued past behind him and never speak of it again. Cut to a year later, he and his new significant other, Megan (Jaime Pressly) – along with Megan’s children Becky (Ashely Rickards) and Wyatt (Steele Stebbins) – are living together and moving into their dream house.

However, strange things start happening around Malcolm once more – be it Megan developing an obsession with a mysterious box that she found, Wyatt hanging out with a mysterious imaginary friend, or Malcolm discovering a collection of bizarre video footage in his new home’s attic. Malcolm ...

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Film Review: ‘A Haunted House 2’ Spoofs Better Than the Original

18 April 2014 6:07 AM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – The parody industry that the Wayans comedy machine has generated has provided big laughs and big box office for years. In 2013, Marlon Wayans launched another series, with “A Haunted House.” Faster than the fastest green light, that success led to ‘A Haunted House 2.’

Rating: 3.5/5.0

Moving to a personal note, I absolutely despised the first film, mostly because I felt that (writer) Wayans relied on tired gags and a strange, misogynistic attitude toward women in that film. But it’s nice to report that “A Haunted House 2” was much better, the gags were sharper (and weirder) and the supporting cast was stronger. While the anything-for-a-laugh pacing that Wayans practices will never get a Mark Twain Award, “A Haunted House 2” is bizarre spoof – especially of last year’s horror epic “The Conjuring” – that effectively elicits some guffaws for a night at the movies.

The film begins at the end of the last film, »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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A Haunted House 2 Review

18 April 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

It’s often said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result, which is exactly why I left A Haunted House 2 channeling my inner Michael Bluth while muttering, “I don’t know what I expected.” There was a small, microscopic bit of hope that optimistically motivated my legs to physically walk into my screening, but within mere repetitive minutes, I realized a maddening case of déjà vu was about to hit.

While Mike Flanagan’s newly released Oculus is about a mirror that reflects your inner demons, A Haunted House 2 provides a mirror image watch that’s doubly paralyzing based on the sheer audacity of so many recycled similarities – but honestly, this review won’t matter worth a damn. Everyone who saw A Haunted House and made it financially successful will flood theatrical screenings of its sequel and »

- Matt Donato

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A Haunted House 2: Film Review

18 April 2014 1:27 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

With the Scary Movie franchise, the Wayans brothers tapped into a lucrative vein of lowbrow humor parodying popular horror releases. Marlon Wayans attempted to extend that run with 2013's A Haunted House, which tanked with critics but paid off nicely at the box office. While critical response is likely to be replicated on the sequel, a $40 million gross may not be, given the film's tapped-out formula and lack of differentiation from the original. A year after his ex-girlfriend Kisha (Essence Atkins), possessed by a tenacious demon, gets summarily dispatched, Malcolm (Wayans) prepares to move in with new girlfriend

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'A Haunted House 2' Celebrates Easter with New TV Spot and Featurette

17 April 2014 6:02 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Easter Bunny found his way to Marlon Wayans' A Haunted House 2...Looks like no more Easter eggs, kids. Check it all out in this Red Band Easter Edition TV spot, along with the featurette 'How Do You Know Your House is Haunted.' Then see the comedy in theaters this Friday.

*Note No bunnies were hurt in the making of this TV spot.

A Haunted House 2 was released April 18th, 2014 and stars Marlon Wayans, Jaime Pressly, Essence Atkins, Gabriel Iglesias, Missi Pyle, Ashley Rickards, Affion Crockett, Steele Stebbins. The film is directed by Michael Tiddes. »

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This Easter Weekend Spend Your Time in A Haunted House 2

17 April 2014 12:59 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Easter weekend is rapidly approaching so before you get to coloring eggs, eating those nasty marshmallow concoctions known as "Peeps," and remembering that the day also has something or other to do with Jesus, watch this latest video for A Haunted House 2! You know you want to.

No one's looking... go ahead... it's okay, really...

The sequel to A Haunted House catches back up with Malcolm (Wayans), who is trying to get a fresh start after having to exorcise demons out of his ex. However, moving into a beautiful home with his new girlfriend and her two children does nothing to stop the paranormal — or the humor.

Marlon Wayans, Jaime Pressly, Gabriel Iglesias, Ashley Rickards, Steele Stebbins, Essence Atkins, Affion Crocket, Dave Sheridan, Hayes MacArthur, Missi Pyle, and Cedric The Entertainer star.

Open Road Films is releasing the spoof, which is directed by Michael Tiddes and co-written by Wayans and Rick Alvarez, »

- Steve Barton

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Exclusive Outrageous New Poster for A Haunted House 2

17 April 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

The sequel to A Haunted House, the cleverly titled A Haunted House 2, is nearly here; and right now we have an exclusive one-sheet for you that once again parodies one of the horror genre's most recent popular films! Dig it!

The sequel to A Haunted House catches back up with Malcolm (Wayans), who is trying to get a fresh start after having to exorcise demons out of his ex. However, moving into a beautiful home with his new girlfriend and her two children does nothing to stop the paranormal — or the humor.

Marlon Wayans, Jaime Pressly, Gabriel Iglesias, Ashley Rickards, Steele Stebbins, Essence Atkins, Affion Crocket, Dave Sheridan, Hayes MacArthur, Missi Pyle, and Cedric The Entertainer star.

Open Road Films is releasing the spoof, which is directed by Michael Tiddes and co-written by Wayans and Rick Alvarez, on April 18th.

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Crossing new lines and breaking old barriers, A Haunted House 2 »

- Steve Barton

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Interview: Marlon Wayans Brings the Funny to ‘A Haunted House 2’

16 April 2014 2:54 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – Marlon Wayans will do practically anything for a laugh, and that is to the audience’s advantage in the sequel to last year’s smash comedy, “A Haunted House 2.” Joining him for the second go around is hot comic Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias and the reliable Affion Crockett, who is reprising his role as Cousin Ray Ray.

A Haunted House 2’ was given the green light after the success of last year’s “A Haunted House.” Marlon Wayans – with his writing partner Rick Alvarez – has formulated another spoof regarding the latest horror films, in this case mostly from last year’s “The Conjuring.” Wayans, who is also part of the Wayans Brothers comedy family, leaves no hilarious stone unturned as he sends up all of the weird elements of that film, and his on-screen supporting cast brings great improvisation and comic timing to the mix.

Gabriel Iglesias and Marlon Wayans »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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