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Watch: Fun First Trailer for '21 Years: Richard Linklater' Documentary

17 hours ago | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"There's no slacker in that slacker!" We've been patiently waiting for this one. There's a documentary about filmmaker Richard Linklater being released this fall (in November) titled simply 21 Years: Richard Linklater, looking back at the first 21 years in his directing career - from Slacker to Boyhood. The doc features interviews with everyone from Matthew McConaughey to Jack Black to Jason Reitman to Kevin Smith, and many of them pop up in this trailer. It's perhaps mere coincidence that Linklater seems to be having a landmark year, with Boyhood in theaters now, Before Midnight still getting love, and all of this acclaim on top of it. I'm a huge fan of Linklater and have been anxiously awaiting this - it looks like fun. Here's the first trailer for Michael Dunaway & Tara Wood's 21 Years: Richard Linklater, via YouTube: See the official poster here. "It's been said that the first 21 years defines the career of an artist. »

- Alex Billington

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“There’s No Slacker In That Slacker”: Watch The Trailer For ’21 Years: Richard Linklater'

18 hours ago | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

It’s nice to see director Richard Linklater getting his due. A few years ago circa “Me and Orson Welles," the filmmaker was having a rough time: he wasn't able to finance a picture and the aforementioned indie film barely received a release (and its box-office gross was one of his lowest ever). His comeback started quietly with “Bernie” in 2011, but by the time “Before Midnight” arrived in 2013, Linklater was back in a big way. And now, his “Boyhood” is seen by many as one of the best movies of the year. So if it seems like it’s time to tip our collective hats to the filmmaker, a new documentary has arrived like clockwork. Featuring folks like Ethan Hawke, Jack Black, Keanu Reeves, Billy Bob Thornton, Matthew McConaughey, Jason Reitman, Julie Delpy, Zac Efron, Billy Bob Thornton, Mark Duplass, Kevin Smith, Parker Posey among others, “21 Years: Richard Linklater” is »

- Edward Davis

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9 Actors With Their Own Bands

30 September 2014 11:40 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Hollywood is full of the multi-talented, and these actors are no exception!

Hollywood is full of multi-talented people, and these stars are no exception! We're breaking down nine actors who lent their talents to the music industry with their own bands.

1. Ryan GoslingDead Man's Bones

He's handsome, he's a good actor – and yes, we can even add musician to the list! Ryan Gosling and friend Zach Shields formed the indie-rock band "Dead Man's Bones" in 2007. The duo met when Gosling was dating Rachel McAdams and Shields was dating her sister Kayleen.

2. Jada Pinkett SmithWicked Wisdom

Jada Pinkett Smith formed the metal band "Wicked Wisdom" back in 2002 – Yes, she fronts a Metal band! She performs under the stage name "Jada Koren."

3. Zooey Deschanel – She & Him

We all know Zooey Deschanel loves to sing – So it came as no surprise when she and M. Ward formed "She & Him" in 2006 after M. Ward heard the actress belting it out »

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Check Out The Nifty Poster for '21 Years' Doc on Richard Linklater

25 September 2014 6:24 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Eighteen Films. One legend. Gravitas Ventures has revealed poster art for their upcoming documentary 21 Years: Richard Linklater, telling the story of Linklater's filmmaker career so far. Co-directed by Michael Dunaway and Tara Wood, the doc features (some of these guys are seen on the poster) Zac Efron, Matthew McConaughey, Ethan Hawke, Billy Bob Thornton, Jack Black, Kevin Smith, Parker Posey and many others. It's already set to premiere in theaters and VOD starting this November, so there's not too much longer of a wait for this one. I'm looking forward to delving deeper into Linklater's fascinating and invigorating career. Here's the first poster for Michael Dunaway & Tara Wood's documentary 21 Years: Richard Linklater: Description from publicity: "It's been said that the first 21 years defines the career of an artist. Few directors have single-handedly shaken up the film establishment like the godfather of indie, Richard Linklater. From the groundbreaking Slacker to his innovative Boyhood, »

- Alex Billington

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New Doc '21 Years' Tributes Richard Linklater (Poster)

25 September 2014 3:30 PM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

It's Richard Linklater's world, and indie American filmmakers are just living in it. With candid testimonies from his favorite collaborators Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy, along with Jack Black, Keanu Reeves, Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron, Mark Duplass, Billy Bob Thornton, Parker Posey and his contemporary Kevin Smith, "21 Years" reveals how Linklater became the modern-day indie film godfather.  The doc traces Linklater from the days of pop cultural touchstones "Dazed and Confused" and debut film "Slacker" to the "Before" series and "Boyhood," two bar-setting, of-the-moment arthouse masterpieces. And with Linklater now a top pick for the Best Director Oscar, "21 Years" offers a well-timed toast to his legacy. Gravitas Ventures takes the film to theaters and VOD on November 7. Check out the new poster below. »

- Ryan Lattanzio

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'The Giver' Actress Odeya Rush Signs With CAA (Exclusive)

22 September 2014 11:29 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

CAA has signed The Giver’s Odeya Rush, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. She was previously with Gersh. The Israel-born actress played Fiona, the female lead in the recent Weinstein Co. drama, a role that was expanded from Lois Lowry’s original novel. At the Teen Choice Awards last month, she received the Olay Fresh Effects Breakout Star Award for the part. Rush is following up with another adaptation of a beloved Ya property — Sony’s Goosebumps, in which she will star as the niece of horror author R.L. Stine (Jack Black), whose fictional monsters are accidentally unleashed in

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- Rebecca Sun

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Fantastic Four Release Date Pushed to August 7, 2015; Assassin’S Creed Pulled from Schedule

18 September 2014 3:18 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

20th Century Fox is pushing its Fantastic Four reboot release date back a couple of months.  Directed by Josh Trank (Chronicle), the film was originally scheduled to hit theaters on June 16, 2015, but Fox has now opted to move the pic to August 7, 2015.  While August doesn’t necessarily seem like better real estate than June for the summer movie season, Disney had massive success in slating Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy for the beginning of August this year, which benefitted from the dearth of quality films throughout the rest of the month.  The Fantastic Four will now square off against the all-ages horror comedy Goosebumps with Jack Black, but what of Fox’s other film that was slated for release on August 7th?  Well the studio has now pulled Assassin’s Creed from the schedule entirely, giving it a “Tbd” release date. Hit the jump for more, including a release »

- Adam Chitwood

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Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass are 'Bourne' again. Are they Hollywood's top actor/director pair?

17 September 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

In a development that feels more inevitable than surprising, Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass are in talks to get back into the Bourne business. The two had sent mixed messages over the years, ever since Jason Bourne disappeared in the murky East River at the end of The Bourne Ultimatum in 2007, with the major roadblock being Damon’s insistence that a reluctant Greenglass direct, while Universal handed the franchise over to writer-turned-director Tony Gilroy. But with Gilroy’s Bourne Legacy, starring Jeremy Renner, failing to live up to the original three Bourne films at the box office, and Damon’s recent non-Bourne projects, »

- Jeff Labrecque

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James Corden Officially Announced to Replace Craig Ferguson on Late Late Show

8 September 2014 8:05 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

CBS will rely on another European to keep up the laughs in late night. British actor-comedian James Corden, 36, will take over as the new host of The Late Late Show in 2015, replacing the Scotland-born Craig Ferguson, who announced in April that he'll step down from the late-night show that he's hosted for the past 10 years. Ferguson's final broadcast will be in December. "I can't describe how thrilled and honored I am to be taking over from the brilliant Craig Ferguson," Corden said in a statement. "To be asked to host such a prestigious show on America's No. 1 network is hugely exciting. »

- Lynette Rice, @lynetterice

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James Corden Officially Announced to Replace Craig Ferguson on Late, Late Show

8 September 2014 8:05 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

CBS will rely on another European to keep up the laughs in late night. British actor-comedian James Corden, 36, will take over as the new host of The Late Late Show in 2015, replacing the Scotland-born Craig Ferguson, who announced in April that he'll step down from the late-night show that he's hosted for the past 10 years. Ferguson's final broadcast will be in December. "I can't describe how thrilled and honored I am to be taking over from the brilliant Craig Ferguson," Corden said in a statement. "To be asked to host such a prestigious show on America's No. 1 network is hugely exciting. »

- Lynette Rice, @lynetterice

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It's Official: James Corden Will Replace Craig Ferguson as 'Late Late Show' Host in 2015

8 September 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

After word leaked online last month that British comedian and actor James Corden was CBS's pick to replace outgoing "The Late Late Show" host Craig Ferguson, the network made the news official Monday.

CBS announced that Corden would take over for Ferguson after the host steps down at the end of this year, though the network offered no concrete details on where the show would be filmed (New York or Los Angeles) or exactly what date it would debut (currently slated for sometime in 2015). In a statement announcing the hire, CBS entertainment chairman Nina Tassler praised the 36-year-old Corden's wealth of talents.

"James Corden is a rare entertainment force who combines irresistible charm, warmth and originality with a diverse range of creative instincts and performance talent," Tassler said. "He is the ultimate multi-hyphenate - a writer, creator and performer who is loved and respected in every medium he touches, including theater, »

- Katie Roberts

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Grammy predictions slugfest: Who's ahead in top races?'

6 September 2014 6:35 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

End of the Grammy eligibility period is just a few weeks away, so it's time to get serious about making our early predictions in the top races: Best Record, Album and New Artist of the Year. I invited our two new Grammy forum moderators to duke it out with me in this fun slugfest: Troy "Troy" Escamilla and Quintale "Music Forever" Forte. Below: Tune in and watch us go at it category per category -- or else listen to the audio podcast version. Also below: their predictions.   Album Of The Year (Troy and Quintale Agree on these likely nominees) "Beyonce," Beyonce "Frozen" soundtrack, various artists "In the Lonely Hour," Sam Smith  "Lazaretto," Jack Black -Break-   Quintale: "1000 Forms of Fear," Sia   Troy: "G I R L," Pharrell Williams   Record Of The Year (Agree) "Chandelier," Sia &quot...' »

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10 Times WCW Purposefully Lied To The Fans

6 September 2014 4:35 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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As silly as it may sound in a sport that’s built upon a lie, it’s crucial for any wrestling company to have the trust of its fans in order to succeed. It’s like with any other business — customers want to feel assured that they’re getting their money’s worth. That’s why nobody goes to see Jack Black movies anymore.

Truth be told, the murky waters in which pro wrestling finds itself regarding what’s real and what’s not make navigation a bit more difficult — after all, where do you draw the line when everyone knows Undertaker and Kane aren’t really brothers, Vince McMahon doesn’t really want to fire Steve Austin, and Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels don’t really hate each other? Wait…

There are a few guidelines that can offer some insight. First of all, it’s better not »

- Scott Fried

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Prepare for 'God Help the Girl' with these 5 Belle and Sebastian movie cues

5 September 2014 3:33 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

This weekend marks the limited and VOD release of God Help the Girl, a musical from Stuart Murdoch, best known as the lead singer of Belle and SebastianGod Help the Girl, which emerged out of a musical side project for Murdoch, follows three friends who start a band during a summer in Glasgow. It has, yes, been described as “twee,” a word now practically synonymous with Belle and Sebastian.

Belle and Sebastian’s music—cheery melodies paired with vivid, often melancholy lyrics—often feels cinematic, thanks to the band’s knack for weaving intricate mini-stories. In that way, it »

- Esther Zuckerman

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Andrew W.K., Maker Studios Ask Young Viewers To ‘Meet Me At The Reck’

3 September 2014 9:49 AM, PDT | Tubefilter.com | See recent Tubefilter News news »

This fall, Andrew W.K., the "king of partying" and host of Cartoon Network’s Destroy Build Destroy, will go from rocker to “recker.” He’s partnered with Maker Studios to host the original series Meet Me at the Reck, a kid-focused educational program full of adventures and famous faces. “Hosting Meet Me at The Reck was so much fun for me,” said Andrew W.K. in a release. “The kids and characters I got to hang out with were all amazing people—we all got to run around and go crazy together and we were able to meet special guests who showed us how to make really cool projects. It's a very advanced party time with some very advanced party friends!” The show’s trailer calls it “Sesame Street for the digital generation,” which is exactly what it looks like it’ll be. W.K. and his gang of kids called “reckers” will build, »

- Bree Brouwer

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Tenacious D wants to sell you hard on its music and comedy festival

3 September 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

There are many kinds of supreme worth your attention: Burrito supreme, chicken supreme, Cutlass Supreme… Oh, and let’s not forget a nacho supreme. But Jack Black and Kyle Gass—you know, the guys that formed a band, the likes of which had never been seen, and they called themselves Tenacious D—have concocted a special type of supreme, and it’s called Festival Supreme.

This comedy and music festival, which held its inaugural edition last year in Santa Monica, will take place Oct. 25 at L.A.’s Shrine Expo Hall & Grounds and feature such pop-culture entities as the Workaholics dudes, »

- Dan Snierson

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Tony Hale, Jack Black, Casey Wilson to guest on 'The Birthday Boys'

3 September 2014 8:47 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

It’s almost time to jump back in the pool: IFC has given sketch comedy The Birthday Boys—which counts Bob Odenkirk and Ben Stiller among its executive producers—a return date of Oct. 17 at 11:30 p.m.. And the boys are bringing some notable names to the party.

EW has learned exclusively that the 10-episode second season will feature appearances by Tony Hale, Dana Carvey, Casey Wilson, and Doris Roberts, along with both halves of Tenacious D (Jack Black and Kyle Gass) and Tim & Eric (Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim). The guest list also includes Scott Aukerman, Chloe Bennet, »

- Dan Snierson

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Tony Hale, Jack Black, Casey Wilson to guest on 'The Birthday Boys'

3 September 2014 8:47 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

It’s almost time to jump back in the pool: IFC has given sketch comedy The Birthday Boys—which counts Bob Odenkirk and Ben Stiller among its executive producers—a return date of Oct. 17 at 11:30 p.m.. And the boys are bringing some notable names to the party.

EW has learned exclusively that the 10-episode second season will feature appearances by Tony Hale, Dana Carvey, Casey Wilson, and Doris Roberts, along with both halves of Tenacious D (Jack Black and Kyle Gass) and Tim & Eric (Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim). The guest list also includes Scott Aukerman, Chloe Bennet, »

- Dan Snierson

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Andrew W.K. Hosting Kids Show for Maker.TV

3 September 2014 7:17 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Disney-owned Maker Studios, which creates online videos for millenials, announced the new Andrew W.K.-hosted kids series “Meet Me at the Reck, ” in which the “Party Hard” rocker and his friends will help kids explore their imaginations. The series will  premiere on Saturday, Oct. 4 on Maker.tv. The six-part series follows Andrew and his band of kids–better known as “reckers” — who hang out at a Rec Center in Los Angeles’ Echo Park. Also read: Maker Studios Hit With $19 Million Lawsuit by Former Showrunner Guests include “School of Rock” star Jack BlackZach Woods (“Silicon Valley,” “The Office”), digital superstar Joseph Garrett. »

- Tim Molloy

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'Goosebumps' writer R.L. Stine on fear: 'I've never experienced it'

30 August 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

R.L. Stine doesn’t exactly sympathize with victims in horror movies. “When I go to a movie or something, and the shark jumps up on the screen and eats the girl, I’m the one in the theater who’s laughing,” the Goosebumps author tells EW. “Horror always makes me laugh.”

Something else that makes Stine laugh? Mostly Ghostly: Meet My Ghoulfriend, a film based on Stine’s Mostly Ghostly book series that coms to DVD Sept. 2. In the movie, Max (Ryan Ochoa) plays a teenage boy who’s trying to impress his crush (Bella Thorne) but faces an otherwordly obstacle: The Berserker Ghoul, »

- Ariana Bacle

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