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'Why Him?" Trailer: Bryan Cranston Cannot Stand James Franco Dating His Daughter

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James Franco is maybe a little too good at playing tattooed weirdos. His Alien was one of the best parts of Spring Breakers and it seems like he's tapped into some of that magic for the new comedy Why Him? In it he plays an eccentric internet zillionaire who begins dating the straight-laced daughter (Zoey Deutch) of a very grumpy, very traditional father played by Bryan Cranston. Cranston immediately bristles at the idea of his daughter dating such a personality, so you can imagine that the idea of Franco marrying his daughter is unacceptable. What follows looks like a pretty standard culture clash comedy about an old fuddyduddy too stuck in his own ways to accept different people.  Unless you watch the red band trailer, that is. Then it becomes a rather...

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James Franco Is Bryan Cranston’s Worst Nightmare In ‘Why Him?’ Trailer — Watch

1 hour ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Meeting your daughter’s boyfriend can always be stressful, it can be even more stressful when he’s a tattooed, filterless, foul guy — who also happened to be an “Internet zillionaire.”

In the red-band trailer for “Why Him?,” Bryan Cranston stars as Ned, an overprotective but loving father who meets his daughter’s (Zoey Deutch) boyfriend for the first time and asks himself that very question, why him?

Read More: James Franco Stars In Nsfw School Shooting Short Film ‘Obituaries’ — Watch It For Free Now

While the family visits Steph at Stanford they finally meet her socially awkward, wildly inappropriate, billionaire boyfriend Laird (James Franco). Ned instantly loathes him and thinks he is no match for his precious daughter. To make matters worse, Laird is ready to propose to his girlfriend and can’t wait to join the family.

The trailer is filled with hilarious scenes of Franco inappropriately cursing at all times, »

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James Franco & Bryan Cranston Battle in First Trailer for 'Why Him?'

1 hour ago | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Of all the guys his daughter could have chosen… Why Him? 20th Century Fox has debuted a trailer for the new comedy Why Him?, about a father dealing with the totally insane boy that his charming daughter has chosen to marry. Bryan Cranston stars as the father, and James Franco stars as the boy - a tattoo-covered "internet billionaire", with Zoey Deutch as his daughter. The full cast includes Megan Mullally, Keegan-Michael Key, Griffin Gluck, Andrew Rannells, Casey Wilson and Zack Pearlman. I get what they're going for with this, but some of the scenes in this are excruciatingly bad. That said, the battles between Cranson and Franco might be amusing. Give the red band trailer a whirl and tell us what you think. Here's the first red band trailer for John Hamburg's comedy Why Him?, direct from Fox's YouTube: And here's the alternate green band trailer for Why Him? »

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James Franco will win over Bryan Cranston in the Why Him? red band trailer

1 hour ago | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Over the holidays, Ned (Bryan Cranston), an overprotective but loving dad and his family visit his daughter at Stanford, where he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend, Laird (James Franco). The straight-laced Ned thinks Laird, who has absolutely no filter, is a wildly inappropriate match for his daughter. The one-sided rivalry—and... Read More »

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‘Why Him?’ Redband Trailer: Dad Bryan Cranston Vs. Interloper James Franco

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“No father would want their daughter with this guy.” Bryan Cranston loves his little girl. She’s the apple of his eye, the wind beneath his wings, the light in his piazza. So when he goes to visit her at college during the holidays, he has just one question upon meeting her filterless “Internet zillionaire” boyfriend James Franco: Why Him? Here’s the first trailer — a decidedly Nsfw redband one — for the Fox comedy from director/co-writer John Hamburg. “I don’t know what… »

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James Franco Battles Bryan Cranston in Red-Band Why Him? Trailer

3 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Of all the guys his daughter could have chosen...Why Him? That's the question the poster for this upcoming comedy asks, which arrives along with the first hilarious trailer for the Holiday release. James Franco goes breaking dad on Bryan Cranston in this first look preview, and apparently, it's not going to go well for either one of them.

Over the holidays, Ned (Bryan Cranston), an overprotective but loving dad and his family visit his daughter at Stanford, where he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend, Laird (James Franco). The straight-laced Ned thinks Laird, who has absolutely no filter, is a wildly inappropriate match for his daughter. The one-sided rivalry, and Ned's panic level, escalate when he finds himself increasingly out of step in the glamorous high-tech hub, and learns that Laird is about to pop the question.

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James Franco Tries to Charm Bryan Cranston in ‘Why Him?’ Trailer

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

Bryan Cranston is thoroughly unimpressed with James Franco’s charm offensive in the first trailer for Fox’s comedy “Why Him?

“He’s as strange as they come,” says Cranston, portraying a down-to-earth Midwestern father confronted by the fact that his daughter — played by Zoey Deutch as a Stanford student — has fallen in love with an uninhibited Internet billionaire played by Franco.

Franco tells Cranston that he’s going to marry the daughter, asserting, “By Christmas morning, you’re going to be calling me dad.”

Cranston is having none of it, despite Franco’s efforts to ingratiate himself — such as getting a tattoo on his back of the photo from Cranston’s family holiday card. “I’m going to take this octopus down,” he vows.

Megan Mullally plays Cranston’s wife and Keegan-Michael Key portray’s the manager of Franco’s estate.

John Hamburg is directing from a script he co-wrote with Ian Helfer. »

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Red band trailer for Why Him? starring James Franco and Bryan Cranston

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A red band trailer has arrived online for the upcoming comedy Why Him? starring Bryan Cranston and James Franco; check it out below after the official synopsis…

Over the holidays, Ned (Bryan Cranston), an overprotective but loving dad and his family visit his daughter at Stanford, where he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend, Laird (James Franco). The straight-laced Ned thinks Laird, who has absolutely no filter, is a wildly inappropriate match for his daughter. The one-sided rivalry—and Ned’s panic level—escalate when he finds himself increasingly out of step in the glamorous high-tech hub, and learns that Laird is about to pop the question.

Why Him? is set for release on December 25th in the States and on January 6th in the UK.

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Here's Bryan Cranston and James Franco in the first trailer for 'Why Him?'

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The basic premise of Why Him? — a father hates his daughter's new boyfriend — may feel totally overdone by this point but it's possible James Franco can breathe some new life into an old story. In the film, Franco plays Laird, an internet zillionaire with no filter who immediately clashes with his girlfriend's (Zoey Deutch) straight-laced father, Ned (Bryan Cranston). Would you believe me if I said hilarity ensues? Laird wins over most of the family — including Ned's wife played by Megan Mullally — but Ned still isn't on board. It may not be the most original premise but it does benefit from great casting: Franco is always good when he's a blend of unhinged and charming, Cranston seems to be channeling his Malcolm and the Middle days, and the cast is rounded out by Keegan-Michael Key, Casey Wilson, and Andrew Rannells.  Why Him? opens in theaters this December.  »

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New Trailer: Cranston, Franco In "Why Him?"

5 hours ago | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

"I Love You, Man" director John Hamburg has teamed up with producers Ben Stiller and Jonah Hill for what looks like a fairly familiar looking comedy which banks on two clashing personalities - James Franco and Bryan Cranston.

Cranston plays a straight-laced, overprotective but loving dad who visits his daughter and meets her new boyfriend - a well-meaning but foul-mouthed and socially awkward Silicon Valley billionaire. It's a rivalry for his daughter's affection, albeit completely one-sided.

Zoey Deutch and Megan Mullally also star in the comedy which has just released a red-band trailer, check it out below. The film opens in December.

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Bryan Cranston & James Franco face off in Nsfw Trailer for Father of the Bride comedy Why Him?

5 hours ago | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

The crooked road to the wedding chapel is one well-worn by Hollywood. Both versions of Father of the Bride are well remembered, Meet the Parents (and the inexorable sequels) gave Robert De Niro the chance to play the ultimate grumpy old man, and now 20th Century Fox are bringing Walter White out to this particular […]

The post Bryan Cranston & James Franco face off in Nsfw Trailer for Father of the Bride comedy Why Him? appeared first on HeyUGuys. »

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Red Band & Green Band Trailers for Why Him? are Here!

5 hours ago | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

James Franco goes breaking dad on Bryan Cranston in the first trailer for Why Him?.

Over the holidays, Ned (Bryan Cranston), an overprotective but loving dad and his family visit his daughter at Stanford, where he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend, Laird (James Franco). The straight-laced Ned thinks Laird, who has absolutely no filter, is a wildly inappropriate match for his daughter. The one-sided rivalry-and Ned's panic level-escalate when he finds himself increasingly out of step in the glamorous high-tech hub, and learns that Laird is about to pop the question. 

Check out the Red Band & Green Band trailers and new poster below.

Why Him? will hit theaters December 25, 2016.

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Bryan Cranston Hates James Franco in First ‘Why Him?’ Trailer (Video)

5 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

James Franco‘s charm is totally lost on Bryan Cranston in the first trailer for their new comedy “Why Him?” In the film, Ned (Cranston) and his family visit his daughter at Stanford, where he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend, Laird (James Franco). The straight-laced Ned thinks Laird, who has absolutely no filter, is an inappropriate match for his daughter. Things only get worse when Laird asks for Ned’s permission to marry his daughter. Also Read: Bryan Cranston Will Appear in Lots of Things, If He's Asked It also stars Megan Mullally, »

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Zach Braff Set to Direct Black List Comedy ‘Bump’ About A ‘Cliched Life’

5 hours ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Zach Braff’s Kickstarter-funded passion project “Wish I Was Here” may not have performed as solidly as many would have hoped (it failed to make back its $6 million budget with a worldwide gross of $5.5 million), but the actor-filmmaker is pushing forward with new projects. Braff is currently attached to direct “Bump,” a dark comedy written by Ori Guendelman and Rob McClelland that made the 2015 Black List. Working Title is supporting the project as well, according to Deadline.

Read More: Listen: Zach Braff Reflects On Kickstarter Campaign For ‘Wish I Was Here’ In 85-Minute Talk

Bump” is being billed as the story of what happens when a “cliched life” is disrupted. The main character, Thomas, makes a mistake that sets off a series of absurd events that threaten to destroy the carefully-constructed life he’s worked so hard to maintain. No cast has been announced at this time.

Before Braff takes the reigns on this project, »

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James Franco Tries Win Over Bryan Cranston In Red Band Trailer For ‘Why Him?’

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

I can only imagine the elevator pitch for “Why Him?” is what got this one made: James Franco plays Bryan Cranston‘s foul-mouthed, potential son-in-law. I mean, what else do you need to know? Well, the movie is now real and set for a big holiday release, and the first red band trailer has arrived. Read […]

The post James Franco Tries Win Over Bryan Cranston In Red Band Trailer For ‘Why Him?’ appeared first on The Playlist. »

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‘Why Him?’ Trailer: Bryan Cranston Hates James Franco

5 hours ago | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Fresh off of producing one movie about a parent’s worst nightmare, James Franco is starring in another. Why Him? stars Bryan Cranston as a straight-laced suburban dad who goes to visit his daughter (Zoey Deutch) at Stanford, and his horrified to discover she’s dating a internet billionaire with tons of ill-advised tattoos and no filter whatsoever. Franco, of course, […]

The post ‘Why Him?’ Trailer: Bryan Cranston Hates James Franco appeared first on /Film. »

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‘Why Him?’ trailer lands; Bryan Cranston & James Franco star

5 hours ago | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

It seems to be Bryan Cranston day here on The Hollywood News today. Here’s a red band trailer for his upcoming comedy in which he stars opposite James Franco, Why Him? The film opens in UK cinemas early next year.

Over the holidays, Ned (Bryan Cranston), an overprotective but loving dad and his family visit his daughter at Stanford, where he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend, Laird (James Franco). The straight-laced Ned thinks Laird, who has absolutely no filter, is a wildly inappropriate match for his daughter. The one-sided rivalry—and Ned’s panic level—escalate when he finds himself increasingly out of step in the glamorous high-tech hub, and learns that Laird is about to pop the question.

Why Him? is directed by John Hamburg and produced by Shawn Levy, Ben Stiller, Jonah Hill and Dan Levine. It will open »

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First Look! Shirtless, Tattooed James Franco Faces off with Bryan Cranston in Comedy Why Him?

6 hours ago | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Who wouldn't want their daughter to date James Franco? Not Bryan Cranston - in their new movie, that is. The two stars are facing off in the upcoming comedy Why Him?, which features a tattooed and often shirtless Franco dating Cranston's daughter - and People has the first look. In the film, an over protective midwestern dad (Cranston) travels with his family to visit his daughter at Stanford, only to discover she's dating a brash and socially-awkward tech billionaire (Franco) who, to make matters worse, is about to pop the question. "I have a lot of tattoos and use crude »

- Jodi Guglielmi, @JodiGug3

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First Look! Shirtless, Tattooed James Franco Faces off with Bryan Cranston in Comedy Why Him?

6 hours ago | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Who wouldn't want their daughter to date James Franco? Not Bryan Cranston - in their new movie, that is. The two stars are facing off in the upcoming comedy Why Him?, which features a tattooed and often shirtless Franco dating Cranston's daughter - and People has the first look. In the film, an over protective midwestern dad (Cranston) travels with his family to visit his daughter at Stanford, only to discover she's dating a brash and socially-awkward tech billionaire (Franco) who, to make matters worse, is about to pop the question. "I have a lot of tattoos and use crude »

- Jodi Guglielmi, @JodiGug3

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2016 Emmy Predictions: Outstanding Limited Series

29 June 2016 9:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Quick Hits

• Last Year’s Winner: “Olive Kitteridge

• Was It an Upset? Nope • Still Eligible? Nope • Hot Streak: “American Horror Story” has earned a nomination in this category (or its similarly titled iterations) every year of its existence, but it’s never won.

• Fun Fact: In 2009 and 2010, there were only two nominees in this category, which lead for it to be merged with TV Movies from 2011 – 2013. Now, limited series are arguably the most in demand storytelling medium on television.

FX has cornered the market on anthology series, offering three strong contenders for the upcoming race, any one of which could end up taking home the title. “American Horror Story: Hotel” looks to continue the good favor Ryan Murphy’s horror franchise has enjoyed with the TV Academy over its first four seasons, and the prolific producer will have another horse in the race with “The People v. O.J. Simpson,” an »

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