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Review: 'Hot Pursuit' is a lazy waste of Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara

8 hours ago | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Anne Fletcher has had an admirably diverse career, and as a director, she's proven herself to be at least somewhat commercially adept. "Step Up" inspired a slew of sequels, "The Proposal" was one of the biggest of Sandra Bullock's hits, and now she's back with what looks like a big easy summer comedy hit, "Hot Pursuit." It would be a lot easier to give the film a soft pass if it wasn't so aggressively lazy. I get it. Formula is easy, and there are plenty of films that exist largely to play directly to expectations. Not every film has to be some radical reinvention of the form. A movie like "Hot Pursuit" is incredibly easy for the people who are giving out the greenlights to understand. "Two stars, on the road, mistaken for bad guys, lots of jokes." If you strike gold with that basic formula, you get "Midnight Run. »

- Drew McWeeny

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Film Review: ‘Hot Pursuit’

8 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Throughout the 87-minute runtime of the action-comedy “Hot Pursuit,” director Anne Fletcher returns again and again to two gags about her stars’ appearances. In one, Sofia Vergara endures cracks about her age, which one character estimates as 50; in another, Reese Witherspoon is needled about having a mustache. These bits come fast and furious in spite of the fact that Vergara looks a good decade younger than her 42 years, and Witherspoon’s complexion is as clean and hairless as a newborn xoloitzcuintle. While hardly the pic’s worst moments, these feel emblematic of its tendency to look for laughs in all the wrong places, even if it means asking viewers to ignore their own lying eyes in service of a joke. Occasionally so ill calibrated that one isn’t quite sure if its title is even intended as a double entendre, “Hot Pursuit” will have to rely on the drawing power »

- Andrew Barker

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.Hot Pursuit. Interview with Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara

11 hours ago | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

I love these two! The chemistry of Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara in person is as palpable as their chemistry on-screen for their new road trip buddy comedy .Hot Pursuit!. In this interview, we talked about how they developed their chemistry, working with director Anne Fletcher, why Witherspoon followed up his Oscar-nominated role in .Wild. with a comedy, the infamous .lesbian. kiss, and their humanitarian efforts in helping make the world a better place to live.

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- Manny

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.Hot Pursuit. Interview with Director Anne Fletcher

11 hours ago | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

The moment I walked into the room of the press junket for .Hot Pursuit,. director Anne Fletcher immediately recognized me and gave me a great big hug! I interviewed her for .The Proposal. a long time ago and she remembered me! I was genuinely touched!

Like her bubbly and affectionate persona, .Hot Pursuit. is bubbly and affectionate thanks to the perfect tandem of Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara. In this interview, Fletcher revealed her interest in making the film, the chemistry between the two leads, and that .lesbian. kiss!

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- Manny

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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 50 Pairs of Passes to ‘Hot Pursuit’ With Sofía Vergara, Reese Witherspoon

3 May 2015 5:57 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 50 pairs of advance-screening movie passes up for grabs to the new action/comedy “Hot Pursuit” starring Sofía Vergara and Reese Witherspoon!

Hot Pursuit,” which opens on May 8, 2015 and is rated “PG-13,” also stars Jodi Lyn Brockton, Robert Kazinsky, Michael Mosley, John Carroll Lynch, Matthew Del Negro and Mike Birbiglia from director Anne Fletcher and writers David Feeney and John Quaintance.

To win your free “Hot Pursuit” passes courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just get interactive with our social media widget below. That’s it! This screening is on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 7 p.m. in downtown Chicago. The more social actions you complete, the more points you score and the higher yours odds of winning! Completing these social actions only increases your odds of winning; this doesn’t intensify your competition!

Preferably, use your computer to enter rather than your smartphone.

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- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Reese Witherspoon, Sofia Vergara Celebrate at the ‘Hot Pursuit’ Premiere

1 May 2015 10:47 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara became fast friends while shooting New Line-mgm’s action-comedy “Hot Pursuit” in Louisiana last year, documenting their “work wife” relationship on social media to the delight of fans. At Thursday’s premiere at the Tcl Chinese, Witherspoon said she’s already got a pitch for her friend.

“I just got an idea for another project with Sofia but I’ll wait till we’re done on selling this before we talk about it,” Witherspoon said.

Vergara said in response that it would be a “dream come true” to work with Witherspoon again. “She’s so easy, super professional.”

Hot Pursuit” is the third film from Witherspoon and partner Bruna Papandrea‘s Pacific Standard that’s opened within the last seen months following “Gone Girl” and “Wild.”

“I saw a white space in the marketplace. A lot of people weren’t developing movies with strong female leads, »

- Dave McNary

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7 Must-See May Movies

30 April 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

In the immortal words on ‘N Sync, it’s gonna be May. Here are seven films every industry pro should see this coming month, from the newest installment of the Marvel film universe to a really, really scary ghost clown doll. “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” May 1You’ve probably never heard of the 2012 cult classic “The Avengers,” but its sequel is likely to catch a few moviegoers’ attention. Starring the actors who have made Marvel’s comic superheroes massive pop culture icons—including Robert Downey Jr.’s Ironman, Chris EvansCaptain America, Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow, and Mark Ruffalo’s Hulk—“Age of Ultron” is this summer’s must-see blockbuster spectacle. Assemble! “Hot Pursuit,” May 8Make way for Hollywood’s unlikeliest comedic duo: Reese Witherspoon and Sofía Vergara. “Hot Pursuit” features the former as a scrupulous but inept cop, forced to protect the latter as a drug dealer’s sassy widow. »

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Win Passes To The Advance Screening of Hot Pursuit In St. Louis

27 April 2015 11:21 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Wamg has your passes to the hilarious comedy Hot Pursuit, starring Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon and Sofía Vergara.

In Hot Pursuit, an uptight and by-the-book cop (Witherspoon) tries to protect the sexy and outgoing widow (Vergara) of a drug boss as they race through Texas, pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen.

Anne Fletcher (“The Proposal”) directs from a screenplay written by David Feeney (TV’s “New Girl”) & John Quaintance (TV’s “Ben & Kate”). John Carroll Lynch (“Crazy, Stupid, Love.”) and Robert Kazinsky (“Pacific Rim”) also star.

From New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Hot Pursuit opens on May 8.

Wamg invites you to enter for a chance to win passes (Good for 2) to the advance screening of Hot Pursuit on May 5th at 7Pm in the St. Louis area.

We will contact the winners by email.

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Name Sofía Vergara’s first two movies.

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- Movie Geeks

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35 Movies You Need to See This Summer

18 April 2015 8:49 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Whether you like it or not, the summer movie season is right around the corner! Of course, blockbusters sprout up all throughout the year, with movies like The Divergent Series: Insurgent and Furious 7 setting the box office on fire even before the "official" summer movie season kicks off...But the four-month period between May and August is simply jam-packed with big-budget tentpoles, outlandish comedies and even a few memorable indie dramas. Before you start snatching up tickets to your favorite summer movies, we have a handy guide breaking down all of the major studio blockbusters, and even a few independent flicks that have the potential to break out into the mainstream. Here our the 35 movies you simply can't miss this summer!

1Avengers: Age of Ultron - May 1

Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Cobie Smulders, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, »

- MovieWeb

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2015 Summer Movies Heading To Your Local Cinemas

13 April 2015 2:37 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The middle of Spring actually means a new selection of summer blockbusters to look forward to, and with a ton of big-budget films slated to come out within the next few months and beyond, the summer of 2015 looks like one to remember.

From the new Mad Max (which is already on our end-of -year top ten list event though we haven’t yet seen it) to Avengers, Poltergeists, male strippers, talking teddy bears, and a reboot of the Jurassic Park franchise, this summer’s trips to the theaters will be jam-packed with sequels and new tales. From May 1st right through to the end of August, some of the movies on our list could wind up on year-end “best of” lists or even receive some Oscar talk by December.

Grab your calendar, because Wamg has a rundown of this summer’s films we’re most excited about, so check them out below! »

- Movie Geeks

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Sofia Vergara and Reese Witherspoon Are On the Run in Hot Pursuit

10 April 2015 11:25 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Sofia Vergara and Reese Witherspoon are giving the road trip subgenre a try with “Hot Pursuit,” coming to theaters May 8. The film, directed by Anne Fletcher and written by David Feeney, John Quaintance, Dana Fox and Katherine Silberman, puts a different twist on the subgenre by including a decent amount of danger and shootouts. Witherspoon plays a cop who is tasked with protecting Vergara’s character, the widow of a drug boss. Both of them have to make it through Texas while keeping their lives intact as they escape from gunmen and cops that have turned to the dark side. Along with Witherspoon and Vergara, the film stars John Carroll  [ Read More ]

The post Sofia Vergara and Reese Witherspoon Are On the Run in Hot Pursuit appeared first on Shockya.com. »

- monique

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New Trailer for Hot Pursuit Comedy, with Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara

10 April 2015 5:37 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Warner Bros just unveiled an international trailer for its upcoming "Hot Pursuit" action comedy, starring Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara. Check it out below. Plot: Follows an uptight and by the book cop (Witherspoon) who tries to protect the sexy and outgoing widow of a drug boss (Vergara) as they race through Texas, pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen. The new movie is directed by Anne Fletcher (The Proposal) and is set to hit theaters on May 8th. Trailer: »

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New trailer for Hot Pursuit starring Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara

9 April 2015 2:20 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A new trailer has arrived online for Hot Pursuit, the upcoming action comedy starring Reese Witherspoon (Wild) and Sofia Vergara (Modern Family), and we have it for you below after the official synopsis…

In “Hot Pursuit,” an uptight and by-the-book cop (Witherspoon) tries to protect the sexy and outgoing widow (Vergara) of a drug boss as they race through Texas, pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen.

Directed by Anne Fletcher (The Proposal, The Guilt Trip), Hot Pursuit also stars John Carroll Lynch (Zodiac), Rob Kazinsky (Pacific Rim) and Richard T. Jones (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) and opens on May 8th.

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- Gary Collinson

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Sofia Vergara And Reese Witherspoon Play The Odd Couple In UK Trailer For Hot Pursuit

9 April 2015 2:16 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

One of Warner Bros.’ big summer comedies packs the weight of two major headliners: Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara. While the former did scoop up an Oscar a while back, she’s remained relatively low on the radar in the aftermath of her glorious win. The latter, however, has established herself as one of the highlights of ABC’s mockumentary comedy Modern Family. Put the pair together and what do you get? This year’s female buddy comedy, Hot Pursuit.

Previously titled Don’t Mess With Texas, the film might have swapped out its name, but the story remains the same. Witherspoon plays an uptight cop tasked with transferring Vergara’s glamorous moll across the country. In order to deliver Vergara, a key witness in the trial of a noted mobster’s death, Witherspoon’s fussy law enforcer must do whatever it takes to protect her. That includes all sorts »

- Gem Seddon

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Reese Witherspoon and Sofía Vergara Star in Hilarious New Trailer For Hot Pursuit

9 April 2015 2:04 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

From New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures comes the comedy Hot Pursuit, starring Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon (“Walk the Line,” “Wild”) and Sofía Vergara (“Chef,” TV’s “Modern Family”), under the direction of Anne Fletcher (“The Proposal”).

Watch the hilarious new trailer now.

In Hot Pursuit, an uptight and by-the-book cop (Witherspoon) tries to protect the sexy and outgoing widow (Vergara) of a drug boss as they race through Texas, pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen.

Fletcher directs from a screenplay written by David Feeney (TV’s “New Girl”) & John Quaintance (TV’s “Ben & Kate”). John Carroll Lynch (“Crazy, Stupid, Love.”) and Robert Kazinsky (“Pacific Rim”) also star.

The film is produced by Bruna Papandrea (“Wild,” “Gone Girl”), Reese Witherspoon and Dana Fox, with Jeff Waxman, Sofía Vergara and Luis Balaguer serving as executive producers.

Set to hit theaters on May 8, 2015, the film will be distributed by Warner Bros. »

- Michelle McCue

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Reese Witherspoon & Sofia Vergara Run in 'Hot Pursuit' UK Trailer

9 April 2015 12:37 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"I'm totally crushing it as a dude." Following the first mildly amusing trailer for Hot Pursuit, our friends from across the pond have just gotten a new trailer for the comedy starring Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara in what's basically their own version of Midnight Run meets The Heat. There's a bunch more new footage in this UK trailer that we didn't see in the Us trailer, including new stuff with comedian Jim Gaffigan. Plus, there's a scene where Witherspoon has to dress up like a man, and ends up looking like Justin Bieber. I feel like this just might be a little too silly, but it doesn't look downright terrible. Watch? Here's the new UK trailer for Anne Fletcher's Hot Pursuit from Warner Bros. UK: You can still watch the first trailer for Hot Pursuit right here. Hot Pursuit is directed by Anne Fletcher (The Proposal, 27 Dresses) and »

- Ethan Anderton

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'Hot Pursuit' Trailer #2 Has Witherspoon & Vergara in Disguise

9 April 2015 12:36 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Hot Pursuit may be corning the market on fun mindless comedies this summer, and judging from the two new trailers released today, it will be a surprise hit. Especially considering both of its main stars, Sof&#237a Vergara and Reese Witherspoon are so beloved. Here, they seem to have that perfect kind of chemistry that makes a movie like this something really special.

This latest trailer, which comes in both a domestic and U.K. version, proves that Saturday Night Live's Kate McKinnon isn't the only woman with a mean Justin Bieber impression. Reese Witherspoon, who goes back to her Southern roots playing an extremely petite and air-headed Texas cop, must go undercover as the teen pop idol. But that's not the only disguise her and co-star Sof&#237a Vergara have to take on to evade both a corrupt police force and the cartel. The pair find themselves posing »

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Hot Pursuit teaser: Reese Witherspoon is on the run with Sofía Vergara

9 April 2015 12:16 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Reese Witherspoon is on the run from the world's most dangerous crooks in a new trailer for Hot Pursuit.

The Academy Award winner stars in The Guilt Trip director Anne Fletcher's comedy as a bumbling police officer.

Officer Cooper's (Witherspoon) latest assignment has her protecting the demanding widow of a drug dealer (Sofía Vergara) from criminals out for revenge.

Hot Pursuit marks Witherspoon's return to comedy following a string of roles in critically-acclaimed dramas.

The actress earned an Academy Award nomination this year for playing Pacific Crest Trail hiker Cheryl Strayed in Wild.

Witherspoon has also earned positive reviews for appearing in the thriller Mud and war refugee drama The Good Lie.

Hot Pursuit opens on May 8 in the Us and on July 31 in the UK. »

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Reese Witherspoon Dresses Up as Justin Bieber in New 'Hot Pursuit' Trailer

9 April 2015 11:17 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

I don't think anyone is expecting much from Hot Pursuit. I can't say I've seen too many of director Anne Fletcher's films, but I can say I've avoided a couple of them, those being The Guilt Trip and 27 Dresses, and I'm no fan of The Proposal. To her credit, she did kick start the Step Up franchise. So... she has that going for her. As for Hot Pursuit, Fletcher does have some talent in her favor with Reese Witherspoon playing an "uptight and by-the-book cop" who gets involved with the widow of a drug lord played by Sofia Vergara. The two end up traveling across Texas pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen as supposed hilarity ensues. John Carroll Lynch, Rob Kazinsky and Richard T. Jones co-star. Warner Bros. is releasing the film on May 8 and a new international trailer has just dropped, which ends with Witherspoon dressing up as Justin Bieber. »

- Brad Brevet

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Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara get new Hot Pursuit character posters

18 March 2015 3:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Two new character posters have arrived online for Hot Pursuit, the upcoming action comedy starring Reese Witherspoon (Wild) and Sofia Vergara (Modern Family), and we have them for you here…

See Also: Watch the Hot Pursuit trailer here

Directed by Anne Fletcher (The Proposal, The Guilt Trip), Hot Pursuit also stars John Carroll Lynch (Zodiac), Rob Kazinsky (Pacific Rim) and Richard T. Jones (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) and opens on May 8th.

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- Gary Collinson

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