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‘Iron Man’ Writers Boarding Police Action Film for Neal Moritz

24 November 2014 5:28 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The “Iron Man” writing team of Art Marcum and Matt Holloway is writing an untitled cop-actioner formerly known as “Blowback” and “Gen Gap” that has been in development for nearly a decade.

Dwayne Johnson was rumored to be involved in 2005 when the project was originally set with Neal Moritz. Ryan Reynolds and Bradley Cooper had been reported as attached to the project in 2010.  No actors are currently attached.

In 2010, Sheldon Turner (“Up in the Air”) had worked on a script for the film, in which a pair of San Francisco police officers are forced to work on a case with their fathers, who were partners on the Sfpd.

Moritz is producing with Ori Marmur through Moritz’ Original Films. Chris Bender, J.C. Spink and Jake Weiner are exec producing through Benderspink.

Moritz, best known for the “Fast and Furious” franchise, is also producing action-thriller “Shadow Run” for Sony with Brad Anderson recently signed to direct. »

- Dave McNary

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Jennifer Aniston, Christoph Waltz on Outrageous Lines and ‘Horrible Bosses 2′

21 November 2014 11:14 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Jennifer Aniston reprises her role as a sex-addicted dentist in New Line’s “Horrible Bosses 2,” which hosted its L.A. premiere at the Tcl Chinese Thursday. Although Aniston clearly relishes playing against type, her character’s outrageous behavior and the on-set improvisation sometimes pushed her into awkward territory. (Variety‘s review, however, remarked that Aniston was “game as ever.”)

'There were a few lines that I just wouldn't say' – Jennifer Aniston on 'Horrible Bosses 2' at the Chinese pic.twitter.com/c0CCKi2Fc9

— Dave McNary (@Variety_DMcNary) November 21, 2014

Jason Sudeikis had a ready (and mature!) answer for whether he’d ever had a horrible boss. “No, not really, because I got what I deserved. I was not into those jobs the way I should have been,” he explained.

Castmates Christoph Waltz and Chris Pine offered some specifics about bad bosses.

'Who hasn't had a horrible boss? »

- Dave McNary

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Tim Heidecker, Nick Kroll, Kaitlin Olson, Michael Pena Join ‘Vacation’ Sequel

12 November 2014 7:00 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Tim Heidecker, Nick Kroll, Kaitlin Olson and Michael Pena have joined the cast of New Line’s “Vacation” sequel.

The quartet will portray the Four Corners cops. Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley are directing from their own script. The film has been shooting in Georgia and New Mexico.

David Dobkin is producing through his David Dobkin Prods. along with Chris Bender. Jeff Kleeman and Marc Fischer are exec producing.

Ed Helms is starring as Rusty Griswold, the grown-up son of Clark Griswold (portrayed by Chevy Chase in the 1983 film), who takes a family trip similar to the one he took as a boy. Leslie Mann is playing Rusty’s sister Audrey Griswold, who was played by Dana Barron in the 1983 original.

New Line plans to release “Vacation” on Oct. 9.

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- Dave McNary

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Zombeavers To Invade the Big Screen March 2015

6 November 2014 3:44 PM, PST | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

In an early Afm deal, Freestyle Releasing and Freestyle Digital Media announced today that they have acquired theatrical and VOD rights to the highly-anticipated horror-comedy Zombeavers, which was directed by Jordan Rubin from a script he wrote with Jon and Al Kaplan.

The film stars Rachel Melvin, Cortney Palm, Jake Weary, Lexi Atkins, Peter Gilroy, and Hutch Dano and was produced by Evan Astrowsky, Chris Lemole, Tim Zajaros, Jake Weiner, Jc Spink and Chris Bender.

The post Zombeavers To Invade the Big Screen March 2015 appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

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Afm: Freestyle Sets ‘Zombeavers’ Release Date (Exclusive)

6 November 2014 6:00 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The zombie beavers are heading to U.S. theaters and VOD on March 20.

In an early deal at the American Film Market, Freestyle Releasing and Freestyle Digital Media have acquired theatrical and VOD rights to “Zombeavers,” which debuted at the Berlin Film Festival. The trailer for the horror-comedy has received more than 3.6 million views on YouTube.

“Freestyle is happy to pick up this social-media phenomenon with a very large built-in audience,” said Mark Borde, co-president of Freestyle Releasing.

Zombeavers” was directed by Jordan Rubin from a script he wrote with Jon and Al Kaplan. “This may very well be the most important film you will ever see about zombie beavers,” Rubin said.

The film stars Rachel Melvin, Cortney Palm and Lexi Atkins as college girls on a carefree vacation of drinking games, topless sunbathing and sexual exploration. Their frolicking comes to an abrupt end when toxic zombie beavers try to eat them. »

- Dave McNary

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Monster-in-Law TV series announced by Fox

14 October 2014 5:45 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Fox has confirmed a Monster-in-Law TV series.

The network will adapt the 2005 romcom starring Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda into a comedy series consisting of half-hour episodes.

The series will follow a happy couple about to embark on the challenge of parenthood, set against the fraught relationship between the wife and her husband's mother.

Amy B Harris (The Carrie Diaries) and John Riggi (30 Rock) will write the show.

Chris Bender and Jc Spink, the pair who produced the original film, will now produce the series.

Fox recently picked up another small-screen version of a movie, with Steven Spielberg's Minority Report adaptation confirmed to be heading to the network.

Watch the trailer for Monster-in-Law below: »

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'Monster-in-Law' TV series coming to Fox

13 October 2014 6:50 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Just when you thought you saw the last of Jane Fonda's needy, nagging Viola Fields, there's a whole new Monster-in-Law coming to Fox. The network confirmed to EW plans for a half-hour, multi-camera comedy from Warner Bros. Television based on the 2005 film starring Fonda and Jennifer Lopez. The series is being written by Amy B. Harris (The Carrie Diaries) and John Riggi (30 Rock). Chris Bender and J.C. Spink, who executive produced the original film it's "loosely inspired by," will executive produce.   The series will follow "the very fraught world of a happy couple about to learn the joys and »

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'Monster-in-Law' TV Show Coming from 'Carrie Diaries' Producer

13 October 2014 6:01 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Monster-in-Law, the 2005 comedy starring Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda, is getting the TV series treatment at Fox.

The Carrie Diaries developer and executive producer Amy Harris will write the pilot with 30 Rock executive producer John Riggi for Warner Bros. TV. Chris Bender and J.C. Spink will executive produce alongside the two writers and New Line Cinema, the studio that released the movie.

Monster-in-Law will only be loosely based on the movie of the same name, which followed the complex relationship between a woman and her overprotective mother-in-law leading up to a wedding. This version will explore the world of unhappy couples while showing the joys and horror of parenthood. It will mostly focus on the challenging relationship between a new wife and her husband's mother.

Monster-in-Law was a hit when it was originally released a little less than 10 years ago, pulling in $83 million at the domestic box office and $154.7 million worldwide. »

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"Monster-In-Law" Becomes A TV Series

13 October 2014 3:20 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Amy B. Harris ("The Carrie Diaries") and John Riggi ("30 Rock") are teaming to develop a TV series based on the 2005 Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda comedy "Monster-in-Law".

Loosely inspired by the film and serving as a kind of sequel, the show follows a happy couple about to become parents whilst managing the difficult relationship between the wife and her mother-in-law.

Warner Bros. TV will produce the series while Harris, Riggi, Chris Bender and J.C. Spink will serve as executive producers. Robert Luketic directed the film which grossed $155 million worldwide.

Source: Deadline »

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Five Ghosts adapation in development at Syfy

8 October 2014 11:59 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Image Comics’ literary-haunting saga Five Ghosts is coming to Syfy, with big producers backing it…

We’re hardly living in a world barren of comic book adaptations on the telly, with Gotham, Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Flash and Arrow all gracing our telly-boxes right now.

There’s also Constantine, the Marvel/Netflix Defenders universe, Titans and possibly more coming to our screens in the near future.

Now, Syfy are getting involved - as announced earlier this year, they're developing Five Ghosts as part of their ever-expanding roster. Based on the Image Comics run of the same name, this new TV series will follow the adventures of gifted treasure hunter Fabian Gray.

Fabian has the ability to draw on the abilities of some (unnamed but fairly obvious) ghosts from literary history, dubbed The Wizard, The Detective, The Archer, The Samurai and The Vampire.

Helming the show will be The Hangover and »

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Universal Cable Productions Signs First-Look Deal With BenderSpink

8 October 2014 2:55 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Universal Cable Productions has signed a first look deal with Chris Bender, Jc Spink and Jake Weiner's BenderSpink production banner, Ucp announced Wednesday. BenderSpink will develop and produce scripted programming with Ucp for NBCUniversal and external networks. The first project in development under the new deal is “Five Ghosts,” a sci-fi adventure pilot set up at Syfy. Based on the comic book by Frank Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham, the show tells the story of a 1930s-era treasure hunter possessed by five literary ghosts (Merlin, Robin Hood, Sherlock Holmes, Musashi and Dracula) whose abilities he can draw on during his adventures. »

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'Hangover' Producer Benderspink Inks Deal With Universal Cable Productions

8 October 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Universal Cable Productions is adding to its roster. Chris Bender, J.C. Spink and Jake Weiner's management-production company Benderspink (The Hangover, We're the Millers, The Ring) has inked a first-look deal with the NBCUniversal-owned studio, it was announced Wednesday. They will be charged with developing and producing scripted programming with Ucp for NBCUniversal and outside networks, relying on Bender, Spink and Weiner's feature film successes in comedy and sci-fi. Benderspink's first project under the pact is an adaptation of the Kickstarter-funded Five Ghosts, by Frank Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham, currently in development at Syfy. Five

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'Vacation' Reboot Gets New October 2015 Release Date

6 October 2014 4:49 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

New Line Cinema has pushed up the release of their comedy Vacation from November 13, 2015 to October 9, 2015. The reboot will now go up against Disney's The Jungle Book and Relativity Media's Kidnap. The release date shift leaves Paramount's Friday the 13th as the only movie currently slated for release on November 13, 2015.

Vacation stars Ed Helms as Rusty Griswold, who takes his wife (Christina Applegate) and their two sons (Skyler Gisondo and Steele Stebbins) on a cross-country road trim to America's greatest amusement park, Walley World.

Chris Hemsworth, Charlie Day, Elizabeth Gillies, Keegan Michael Key and Regina Hall round out the cast, along with original Vacation stars Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo, reprising their roles as Clark and Ellen Griswold.

John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein are making their directorial debuts, working from their own screenplay, with David Dobkin, Chris Bender and Jeff Kleeman producing. Production started last month in Atlanta. »

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Casting Net: Keegan-Michael Key and Regina Hall join 'Vacation;' more

29 September 2014 4:58 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Keegan-Michael Key and Regina Hall have signed on for New Line's Vacation reboot, joining Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Chris Hemsworth, and Leslie Mann. John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are directing, marking their directorial debut. They also wrote the script. The film will tell the story of a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Helms) who takes his wife (Applegate) on a cross-country road trip, similar to one he took as a kid. Their destination is Walley World, an amusement park. Key and Hall will play family friends to the Griswolds. David Dobkin is producing through his David Dobkin Productions alongside Chris Bender. »

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'Vacation' Reboot Casts Keegan Michael Key and Regina Hall

29 September 2014 3:33 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Keegan Michael Key and Regina Hall have joined the cast of New Line Cinema's Vacation reboot, which started shooting in Atlanta earlier this month.

Ed Helms stars as Rusty Griswold, the now-adult son of Clark (Chevy Chase) and Ellen Griswold (Beverly D'Angelo), who takes his wife (Christina Applegate) and their sons (Skyler Gisondo and Steele Stebbins) on a road trip vacation to Walley World, America's greatest amusement park.

Keegan Michael Key and Regina Hall are playing friends of the Griswolds, who are described as the "perfect family." Charlie Day, Chris Hemsworth and Elizabeth Gillies round out the supporting cast.

John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein are directing from their own screenplay, with David Dobkin and Chris Bender producing.

Keegan Michael Key recently starred in Let's Be Cops, and his Comedy Central series Key & Peele just started its fourth season. Regina Hall most recently starred in About Last Night »

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Keegan-Michael Key and Regina Hall Join New Line’s ‘Vacation’ (Exclusive)

29 September 2014 2:40 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Key and Peele’s” Keegan-Michael Key and Regina Hall are set to join the cast of New Line’s “Vacation” reboot.

Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Chris Hemsworth and Leslie Mann are also on board.

Horrible Bosses” scribes John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are set to make their feature directorial debut from a script they penned.

The new version of the Griswold’s “Vacation” adventures will follow grown-up son (Helms) who has the perfect surprise for his wife, Debbie (Applegate), and two sons: the cross-country trip of a lifetime, reminiscent of the fun-filled excursion he took as a kid. They’re going to Walley World, America’s greatest amusement park.

Hall and Key will play family friends of the Griswolds that are described as “the perfect family.”

David Dobkin is producing through his David Dobkin Prods. along with Chris Bender. Jeff Kleeman and Marc Fischer are exec producing.

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Filming underway on the Vacation sequel

16 September 2014 11:19 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After a couple of delays, New Line Cinema has kicked off production on the long-gestating sequel / remake of National Lampoon’s Vacation, which sees Ed Helms (The Hangover) taking on the lead role of the now-adult Rusty Grisworld. Here’s the official press release, which includes a brief synopsis and cast list…

The next generation of Griswolds is at it again. Shooting has begun in Georgia on New Line Cinema’s “Vacation,” starring Ed Helms (“The Hangover” films) and Christina Applegate (the “Anchorman” films) on the road for another ill-fated adventure. The film marks Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley’s directorial debut.

Following in his father’s footsteps and hoping for some much-needed family bonding, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Helms) surprises his wife, Debbie (Applegate), and their two sons with a cross-country trip back to America’s “favorite family fun park,” Walley World.

Rounding out the cast are Chris Hemsworth »

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Principal Photography Begins On New Line Cinema’s Vacation Starring Ed Helms and Christina Applegate

16 September 2014 4:37 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

“It’s a Long Way Down The Holiday Road!”

The next generation of Griswolds is at it again. Shooting has begun in Georgia on New Line Cinema’s Vacation, starring Ed Helms (“The Hangover” films) and Christina Applegate (the “Anchorman” films) on the road for another ill-fated adventure.

The film marks Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley’s directorial debut.

Following in his father’s footsteps and hoping for some much-needed family bonding, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Helms) surprises his wife, Debbie (Applegate), and their two sons with a cross-country trip back to America’s “favorite family fun park,” Walley World.

Rounding out the cast are Chris Hemsworth (the “Thor” films) in the role of Stone Crandall, Rusty’s irritatingly successful brother-in-law; Charlie Day (the “Horrible Bosses” films), who plays a river rafting guide; and Skyler Gisondo (“Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,” “Hard Sell”) and Steele Stebbins »

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'Vacation' Begins Shooting in Georgia with Ed Helms

16 September 2014 1:50 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The next generation of Griswolds is at it again. Shooting has begun in Georgia on New Line Cinema's Vacation, starring Ed Helms (The Hangover films) and Christina Applegate (the Anchorman films) on the road for another ill-fated adventure. The film marks Jonathan M. Goldstein and John Francis Daley's directorial debut.

Following in his father's footsteps and hoping for some much-needed family bonding, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Helms) surprises his wife, Debbie (Applegate), and their two sons with a cross-country trip back to America's "favorite family fun park," Walley World.

Rounding out the cast are Chris Hemsworth (the Thor films) in the role of Stone Crandall, Rusty's irritatingly successful brother-in-law; Charlie Day (the Horrible Bosses films), who plays a river rafting guide; and Skyler Gisondo (Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, Hard Sell) and Steele Stebbins (A Haunted House 2), who play Rusty's sons, James and Kevin. »

- MovieWeb

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The ‘Vacation’ Reboot/ Sequel Has Started Shooting! Full Synopsis Here

16 September 2014 1:18 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

We reported yesterday that the role of Audrey Griswold was potentially heading into the hands of Leslie Mann (that still hasn’t been confirmed), and today we bring you the news that the remake/ sequel of the classic 1980s comedy Vacation, has started shooting.

Ed Helms leads the film’s cast as Rusty, who takes his wife and two children across country to visit the famous Walley World theme park. Christina Applegate plays his wife, with Charlie Day starring as Rusty’s pain-in-the-ass brother-in-law, while both Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelommreprise their roles as Clark and Ellen.

Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley direct.

Here’s the full press release, put out to the media today as shooting begins.

Burbank, Calif.–(Business Wire)–The next generation of Griswolds is at it again. Shooting has begun in Georgia on New Line Cinema’s “Vacation,” starring Ed Helms (“The Hangover” films »

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