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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. »

- MovieWeb

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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. »

- MovieWeb

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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. »

- C. Molly Smith

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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 »

- MovieWeb

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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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- Justin Kroll

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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 »

- Gary Collinson

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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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Filming Begins on 'Vacation' Reboot

16 September 2014 11:33 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview 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 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, »

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Leslie Mann In Talks To Join 'Vacation' Reboot As Audrey Griswold

15 September 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Leslie Mann is reportedly in negotiations to join the cast of the reboot/remake of 1980s comedy Vacation.

Leslie Mann Joining 'Vacation' Cast?

Mann is currently in talks to play Audrey Griswold in the remake of the John Hughes hit, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In the original film, the character of Audrey was played by Dana Barron. In the new film, Audrey will be married to rising star anchorman Stone Crandall, who will reportedly be played by Thor’s Chris Hemsworth.

In the new Vacation film, Ed Helms (The Office, The Hangover) will play the grown up Rusty Griswold, who is following in his father Clark Gisworld’s footsteps of planning a family road trip. Chevy Chase will be reprising his role from the original film, as will Beverly D’Angelo. Christina Applegate is reportedly already on board for the movie and It’s Always Sunny in »

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Casting Net: Billy Bob Thornton in talks for 'Our Brand Is Crisis;' more

15 September 2014 6:29 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

• Billy Bob Thornton is in talks for Our Brand Is Crisis. The Warner Bros. political dramedy is being directed by David Gordon Green and already stars Sandra Bullock and Scoot McNairy. Smokehouse partners George Clooney and Grant Heslov will produce. Bullock will executive produce. Our Brand Is Crisis is based on Rachel Boynton’s 2005 documentary of the same name, which explored the use of American political campaign strategies in Bolivia by James Carville and Stan Greenberg, former consultants to President Clinton. Bullock will play a retired American political consultant, “Calamity” Jane Bodine. Details regarding Thornton’s potential role are unknown at this time. »

- C. Molly Smith

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Leslie Mann Joins New Line’s ‘Vacation’ Sequel as Audrey Griswold

15 September 2014 11:48 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Leslie Mann is joining the cast of New Line’s “Vacation” sequel opposite Ed Helms and Christina Applegate.

Shooting is set to start next week in Louisiana with John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein making their directorial debut from their script. 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.

Mann will play Rusty’s sister Audrey Griswold, who was played by Dana Barron in the 1983 original. Skyler Gisondo and Steele Stebbins have been tapped as Rusty Griswold’s sons in the reboot and Chris Hemsworth and Charlie Day are in negotiations to appear.

Chase and Beverly D’Angelo, who played Clark Griswold’s wife in the original, are on board to appear.

Chris Bender and David Dobkin are producing. Jeff Kleeman is exec producing.

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- Dave McNary

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Check Out The New Horrible Bosses 2 Trailer and Poster

4 September 2014 6:50 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The follow-up to the 2011 hit comedy Horrible Bosses reunites Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis as everyone’s favorite working stiffs: Nick, Dale and Kurt.

Here’s a first look at the hilarious new trailer and poster for Horrible Bosses 2.

Jennifer Aniston and Oscar winner Jamie Foxx also reprise their Horrible Bosses starring roles, while Chris Pine (Star Trek) and Oscar winner Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained) star as new adversaries standing between the guys and their dreams of success.

Fed up with answering to higher-ups, Nick (Bateman), Dale (Day) and Kurt (Sudeikis) decide to become their own bosses by launching their own business in Horrible Bosses 2. But a slick investor soon pulls the rug out from under them. Outplayed and desperate, and with no legal recourse, the three would-be entrepreneurs hatch a misguided plan to kidnap the investor’s adult son and ransom him to regain control of their company. »

- Michelle McCue

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