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Netflix hungry for more 'Arrested Development'

4 hours ago | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Netflix just can't get enough of the Bluths. Maybe. While "Arrested Development" producer Brian Grazer recently indicated that the streaming service is full steam ahead on a fifth season of the comedy, Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos seems a little more reticent -- though optimistic. At today's TCA (Television Critics Association) press tour, Sarandos said that Netflix is in "negotiations" now to bring the show back. “We are plugging along,” Sarandos said. “It’s a very long complex deal to make for these guys, both because the talent is very busy and working on other shows, but also because the show is owned by Fox… It is our intent to have a new season of 'Arrested Development.' All the negotiations are underway.” The fourth season was plagued by complex scheduling problems due to the stars' hectic professional lives, so similar complications may be slowing the train a bit. »

- Roth Cornet

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Miguel Arteta Directing Elle Fanning In All The Bright Places

27 July 2015 8:17 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Alternating between indie-circuit hits (Young Ones) and blockbuster hits (Maleficent), Elle Fanning has worked steadily to emerge out of older sister Dakota’s Hollywood shadow, and she’ll be aiming squarely for the hearts and minds of the Ya crowd in upcoming project All the Bright Places. This morning, producers have announced that Fanning will team with Youth in Revolt director Miguel Arteta for the pic, an adaptation of Jennifer Niven’s novel.

Fanning has been attached to the lead role of Violet since last year. Niven herself is penning the script for the adaptation, which is a priority for financiers Demarest Media and Mazur/Kaplan.

Said Arteta:

“Violet and Finch’s achingly heartfelt and authentic story is the most convincing portrayal of teenage life I have ever come across. It’s such a privilege to bring it to the screen with the help of its engaging author and the »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Ready Player One: All your favourite video game movies in one supercut

22 July 2015 2:45 PM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

nspired by console, computer, or arcade games, movies like Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Wreck It Ralph, and the Resident Evil franchise take us into the often unrealistic world of gaming, where double-sided axes are as popular as iPhones, dinosaurs are totally real, and Michael Cera is an action hero.

This weekend, two other very unlikely heroes, Adam Sandler and Kevin James, militarize their pinball wizard skills for some interplanetary combat in Pixels. Along for the ride are “Game of Thrones”’ Peter DinklageJosh Gad (Frozen), and Michelle Monaghan (“True Detective”).

To celebrate Pixels (and all things pixel-related), we threw together a supercut of some of favourite video game movies. Watch the video below, and you’ll gain 43Xp, 87Hp, and the irresistible urge to run straight home and kill some Resident Evil zombies.

Continue? 10, 9, 8…


- Sasha James

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Ciara's New Music Video Is Beyond Sexy

17 July 2015 11:55 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Check out Ciara's music video for "Dance Like We're Making Love" - Vulture Ariana Grande continues to make headlines on tour - HuffPost Entertainment Did Michael Cera pass on a part in the Harry Potter spinoff? - MTV News What you need to know about the Green Inferno movie - Cracked Check out these Bachelor in Paradise spoilers! - BuddyTV Are you the Spencer Hastings of your friend group? - Pretty Little Liars James Corden gets emotional on his 50th Late Late Show - Splitsider There's a new Flip or Flop show coming to Hgtv! - Popsugar Home »

- Jessica-Chassin

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Michael Cera to voice Robin in Lego Batman movie

17 July 2015 3:41 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

The caped crusader’s crime-fighting partner returns to the big screen for the first time since 1997’s ill-fated Batman and Robin

Michael Cera has signed on to voice Robin in Lego Batman, the forthcoming spin-off from the surprise 2014 critical smash The Lego Movie, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

The 27-year-old star of Superbad and Scott Pilgrim vs the World will join Will Arnett, who is returning in the role of the gruff-voiced caped crusader. Chris McKay, animation supervisor on The Lego Movie, is taking the director’s reins on the spin-off, which is based on a screenplay by Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter’s Seth Grahame-Smith.

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Michael Cera Will Play Robin in 'Lego Batman' Movie

17 July 2015 2:30 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Batman has found his sidekick: Michael Cera is set to voice Robin in the upcoming "Lego Batman" movie.

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Cera has just finalized a deal to play the plastic version of the comic character, alongside Will Arnett's titular hero. Arnett is reprising his role from 2014 hit "The Lego Movie," which is being spun off into a tale centered around his brooding Batman.

While there's no plot yet for "Lego Batman," the flick will retain much of the creative team that made the first flick so fun. Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller are producing the spinoff, and "Lego Movie" animation supervisor Chris McKay is directing. Screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith is penning the script.

"Lego Batman" will also be a reunion for Arnett and Cera, who starred together on "Arrested Development." That series is due for another round of episodes on Netflix sometime next year, though no »

- Katie Roberts

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The Lego Batman Movie: Michael Cera is Robin

16 July 2015 10:27 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Michael Cera is set to be Robin to Will Arnett's Batman...

The last time we saw Batman's crimefighting sidekick, Robin, on the big screen things didn't go well. Chris O'Donnell realised the role in two Joel Schumacher-directed Batman films in the 1990s, and it would be fair to say that he wasn't in danger of winning too many awards for his take on the character.

Michael Cera, however, we suspect may fare better. He's lending his voice to the character of Robin in the upcoming The Lego Batman Movie, which sees Will Arnett voicing Batman, as he did in The Lego Movie.

Chris McKay is directing the new movie, with Seth Grahame-Smith having penned the screenplay for it.

Thus far, no plot details for the film have been released. We do know that The Lego Movie's Chris Miller and Phil Lord are overseeing the project, having previously »

- simonbrew

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Michael Cera Will Be the Voice of Robin in The Lego Batman Movie

16 July 2015 9:00 PM, PDT | | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Cera will reunite with his Arrested Development co-star Will Arnett as the two provide lead voice work for The Lego Movie spinoff

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Michael Cera Voicing Lego Batman's Robin

16 July 2015 5:45 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

The team behind The Lego Movie’s Lego Batman spin-off (currently known, somewhat logically as Lego Batman), already have Will Arnett back as the Dark Knight. So who would you cast as his Robin? They've picked his on-screen Arrested Development nephew, of course, with Michael Cera taking on the role. Cera feels like the perfect choice for this one, and we can already imagine his Robin as a nerdy, nervy and slightly whiny take on Bruce Wayne’s ward, most likely a little sick of his boss’s arrogant style and tired of his own sidekick status. The people in charge of bringing the new film to life include Seth Grahame-Smith on script duty and Chris McKay, animation co-director/editor on Lego, directing. Franchise overlords Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are producing. Promising to cover all aspects of the character’s long history, Lego Batman will be with us on February 10, 2017. In related Cera news, »

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The 20 Best Female-Driven Comedies

16 July 2015 3:35 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

"Trainwreck," the new Amy Schumer/Judd Apatow movie, examines the plight of one snarly woman as she exits her familiar world of sexual freedom and hangovers for a detour into serious romance. Though several eye-popping cameos and supporting performances buttress the film, Schumer's performance is the acting triumph of "Trainwreck." Without her shaky conscience and burgeoning sense of fulfillment, the movie's conventional story might feel staid. Thankfully, it's anything but. Schumer's performance marks a welcome addition to cinema's long line of strident, hilarious female protagonists. We're celebrating that lineage with a list: the 20 best female-driven comedies ever. Some are old and some are new, but all are marked by a degree of cosmopolitan fun and nerviness -- and the occasional slap from Cher.  20. "How to Marry a Millionaire" We remember Lauren Bacall as a glamor girl with a damning grimace, but let's start revising that narrative to include her chops as a comic force. »

- Louis Virtel

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Michael Cera will be the Robin to Will Arnett's Batman in Lego Batman Movie

16 July 2015 3:12 PM, PDT | | See recent JoBlo news »

Will Arnett proved to the be the perfect man to voice Lego Batman in The Lego Movie, and given that the upcoming Lego Batman Movie will acknowledge every iteration of the character, it makes sense that Robin would play a part. It looks like Arnett will be keeping it in the (Arrested Development) family, as Michael Cera has just signed on to play Batman's sidekick, Robin. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller... Read More »

- Sean Wist

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Michael Cera Will Lend His Voice to Robin in 'Lego Batman'

16 July 2015 2:08 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

One of the biggest surprises of last year was not only the financial success of The Lego Movie, but, on a personal note, how much I enjoyed the film on a pure entertainment level. If I had to point to my favorite thing about the film it would likely be Will Arnett taking on the film's comically moody version of Batman and with The Lego Batman Movie on the way, we know we'll be getting more where that came from. Arnett is back on board to voice the yellow-hued Caped Crusader and it appears Warner Bros. has found his Robin with Variety reporting "Arrested Development" and Superbad star Michael Cera will voice Batman's most popular sidekick. The film isn't set to open until February 10, 2017, but now that Arnett and Cera are teaming up for the project, I have to wonder if any other "Arrested Development" cast members will lend »

- Jordan Benesh

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Michael Cera to voice Robin in The Lego Batman Movie, passes on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

16 July 2015 12:50 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Holy Superbad Batman! The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Michael Cera (Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World) has joined the cast of the upcoming The Lego Batman Movie as the Boy Wonder, Robin!

Will Arnett reprises his role as The Dark Knight for the film, which is set for release in 2017 and will be directed by The Lego Movie animation supervisor Chris McKay from a script by Seth Grahame-Smith (Abraham Linconl: Vampire Hunter).

With the news that Cera has snagged the role of Robin, his rumoured link to the Harry Potter prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is now dead in the water, with the actor bowing out of talks for the film.

The Lego Batman Movie hits theaters on May 26th, 2017.


- Scott J. Davis

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Michael Cera to Voice Robin in ‘Lego Batman’

16 July 2015 12:31 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Michael Cera will provide the voice of Robin in Warner Bros.’ animated “Lego Batman,” the studio’s spinoff of “The Lego Movie.”

Robin did not appear in last year’s “The Lego Movie,” which included Will Arnett as the gruff voice of Batman, evoking some of the biggest laughs in the movie. Arnett has signed on to return.

“Lego Batman” will open on Feb. 10, 2017 — three years after the original. Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are producing, and Chris McKay, the animation supervisor on “The Lego Movie,” is directing from a script by Seth Grahame-Smith.

Cera has a voice role in Seth Rogen’s animated “Sausage Party.” He is repped by ICM Partners, Thruline and Lichter Grossman. The news was first reported by the Hollywood Reporter.


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Michael Cera (Him?) Joins Lego Batman As Robin

16 July 2015 12:24 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Holy Bluth reunion! According to THR, Michael Cera will voice Robin to Will Arnett's Batman in the upcoming Lego Batman movie, which is sure to be a fun and sexy time for him. That's Robin the superhero sidekick, not the other Robyn — you know, the singer-songwriter. It remains to be seen whether Cera will bring his usual milquetoast charm to the role, or if he'll play Robin as more Os (overtly sexual). »

- Nate Jones

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Lego Batman Movie Has Found Its Robin

16 July 2015 12:19 PM, PDT | | See recent Cinema Blend news »

It has been years since we saw Robin on screen in a Batman movie. Chris O.Donnell notoriously played the Boy Wonder in two Joel Schumacher movies, but Christopher Nolan completely sidestepped the Dark Knight.s crime-fighting sidekick. Well, Robin.s making a comeback, albeit in Lego form. The Hollywood Reporter breaks the story that Michael Cera will lend his voice to the character of Robin in Lego Batman, the spinoff Lego movie that Chris McKay plans to direct. Will Arnett, who voiced the grim and gruff superhero in The Lego Movie, will return to the lead role, meaning that this upcoming stop-motion animated comedy will have a sweet Arrested Development reunion on tap. Batman stole numerous scenes in The Lego Movie, tapping into Will Arnett.s usual self-confident bravado to create an amusing sense of delusion swirling around the brick-shaped superhero. He sings metal music, parties with the Star »

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'Lego Batman Movie' Gets Michael Cera as Robin

16 July 2015 12:11 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Michael Cera has signed on to reunite with his Arrested Development co-star Will Arnett in Warner Bros.' highly-anticipated The Lego Batman Movie. Will Arnett is reprising his voice role as Batman from last year's animated blockbuster The Lego Movie, with Michael Cera set to voice the superhero's sidekick, Robin. No other voice cast members have signed on at this time.

Very little is known about The Lego Batman Movie's story at this time, but producer Chris Miller revealed back in November that this animated adventure will cover "every era of Batman filmmaking." The producer also revealed that The Lego Batman Movie, another spinoff Ninjago and The Lego Movie Sequel will all be a part of a "shared universe," similar to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With the inclusion of Robin, it's possible that this animated movie could also include a plethora of Batman characters in mini-figure form, such as The Joker, »

- MovieWeb

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Michael Cera Passes on ‘Fantastic Beasts’ to Voice Robin in ‘Lego Batman’

16 July 2015 11:45 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

After turning down a role in WB’s “Harry Potter” spinoff “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” Michael Cera is nearing a deal to voice Batman’s sidekick Robin in the studio’s animated movie “Lego Batman,” an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. Chris McKay is directing the film, which will find Will Arnett returning to voice Batman, just as he did in “The Lego Movie.” “Lego Movie” directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller will produce with Dan Lin and Roy Lee. Seth Grahame-Smith, who wrote “Dark Shadows” for WB, wrote the script. Also Read: 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find. »

- Jeff Sneider

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‘Lego Batman’ Casts Michael Cera as Lego Robin

16 July 2015 11:40 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Lego Batman has found his Lego sidekick. Michael Cera will voice the role of Robin in Warner Bros.’ upcoming Lego Batman feature. He joins Will Arnett, who reprises his role as the Caped Crusader from last year’s The Lego Movie. More details on the Lego Batman Michael Cera casting after the jump.  THR reports Cera has closed […]

The post ‘Lego Batman’ Casts Michael Cera as Lego Robin appeared first on /Film. »

- Angie Han

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Michael Cera Voicing Robin In Lego Batman Movie

16 July 2015 11:31 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

As Warner Bros. plots an entire franchise around last year’s Lego Movie, it’s enlisting Michael Cera to bring a beloved, block-ified hero to life. The Arrested Development star has inked a deal to voice Robin, trusty sidekick to Will Arnett’s Batman, in Lego Batman.

Seth Grahame-Smith (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies) penned the script for the movie, which will focus on fleshing out Batman, a fan favorite character in The Lego Movie, in his own corner of the Lego-verse. Roy Lee, Dan Lin, Phil Lord and Chris Miller are all producing, with The Lego Movie‘s animation supervisor Chris McKay taking the directing reins.

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Details are scarce on the project, though there is an existing collection of Lego Batman video games that will likely serve as the source material in putting together a brick-ified version of Gotham City. Arnett has gone on »

- Isaac Feldberg

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