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First Clip & Poster For ‘Penguins Of Madagascar’ Featuring Benedict Cumberbatch

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

The penguins are back! The scene-stealing Spheniscidae of the Madagascar franchise are hitting the big scene, and today we’ve got the first clip & poster for the Penguin Of Madagascar – They’ve got to the point, haven’t they?

In the film, you’ll discover the (unknown) secrets of the most entertainingly mysterious birds in the global espionage game. Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private now must join forces with the chic spy organization, the North Wind, led by Agent Classified (we could tell you his name, but then…) to stop the cunning villain Dr. Octavius Brine from taking over the world.

The film boasts an array of superstar voices features the talents of Tom McGrath, Benedict Cumberbatch, John Malkovich, and Ken Jeong. The penguins undoubtedly proved some much loved moments in the Madagascar franchise and even inspired a successful spin-off TV show on Nickelodeon!

Here’s your clip & poster:

Penguins Of Madagascar »

- Ciham Messouki

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New 'Penguins of Madagascar' Poster and Clip

21 hours ago | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

DreamWorks Animation previewed the upcoming Madagascar spin-off Penguins of Madagascar yesterday at Comic Con and today they've brought online the poster for the movie along with a clip. Here's the movie's plot: Discover the secrets of the most entertaining and mysterious birds in the global espionage game: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private now must join forces with the chic spy organization, the North Wind, led by Agent Classified (we could tell you his name, but then... you know), voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine, voiced by John Malkovich, from taking over the world. Along with Cumberbatch and Malkovich, the film features the voices of Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Ken Jeong and Peter Stormare and is set to hit theaters on November 26. Check out the clip and poster below. yt id="9AhcFGohEX0" width="640" »

- Brad Brevet

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New Posters for Horns, Penguins Of Madagascar, and The Book Of Life

24 July 2014 6:19 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

While San Diego Comic-Con marches on, we'll share a few newly released posters from the following films: Horns - Director Alexandre Aja’s supernatural thriller starring Daniel Radcliffe as a man who grows a pair of horns from his head after his girlfriend's mysterious death opens on October 31st. Penguins of MadagascarEric Darnell and Simon J. Smith direct Benedict CumberbatchJohn MalkovichAndy RichterTom McGrathChris MillerKen JeongAnnet Mahendru, and Peter Stormare in the spin-off film that opens November 26th. The Book of Life - Writer-director Jorge R. Gutierrez's animated journey featuring the voices of Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Ron Perlman, Christina ApplegateHector ElizondoDanny TrejoIce Cube, and Placido Domingo opens in 3D on October 17th. Hit the jump to take a look at the full-size posters along with the films' synopses. Horns (via IGN) Blamed for the death of his longtime »

- Dave Trumbore

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MTV Renews Teen Wolf for Season 5

24 July 2014 4:04 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Just as sure as the full moon will rise again, Teen Wolf will be back for Season 5 — and it’s going to be a big one.

MTV announced today at San Diego Comic-Con that its hair-raising thriller has been renewed for fifth season that will span 20 episodes (and be split into two parts).

That’s good news for fans of the show, considering Season 4 — which is currently airing — will only last a comparably pithy 12 episodes.

Related storiesTVLine Items: Ken Jeong Plays Himself on MTV, James Garner Tribute and MoreTeen Wolf Recap: War GamesTeen Wolf Recap: Party Monsters »

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Sdcc: First poster for Penguins of Madagascar

24 July 2014 2:44 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Coinciding with DreamWorks Animation’s Penguins of Madagascar panel at the San Diego Comic-Con today, the first poster for the Madagascar spin-off has arrived online, and we’ve got it for you right here…

Discover the secrets of the most entertaining and mysterious birds in the global espionage game: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private now must join forces with the chic spy organization, the North Wind, led by Agent Classified (we could tell you his name, but then … you know) to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from taking over the world.

The Penguins of Madagascar is set for release on November 26th in the States and on December 5th in the UK, with a voice cast that includes Benedict Cumberbatch, John Malkovich, Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Chris Knights, Ken Jeong, Annett Mahendru and Peter Stormare. Watch the first trailer here.

The post Sdcc: First poster for Penguins of Madagascar appeared first on Flickering Myth. »

- Gary Collinson

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Witches of East End Recruits Chuck's Sarah Lancaster for 'Mysterious' Role

22 July 2014 4:01 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

A Raven is landing in East End.

Sarah Lancaster — remembered fondly by Chuck fans as Mrs. Captain Awesome, Ellie Woodcomb — will recur on Lifetime’s Witches of East End later this season, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Related Witches of East End Post Mortem: Ep Explains Ingrid’s Sex Monster and More

Lancaster will play the stunning Raven Moreau, who arrives in East End as part of a life-long “secret mission,” though she quickly develops a physical attraction to one of the Gardiner boys (hint: his name rhymes with “Smash”) that could derail her big plan. Raven is described as “smart, »

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Downton Abbey Ep Talks 'High-Stakes' Season 5, Mary's Long Road to the Altar

22 July 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

“Things are changing” at Downton Abbey, according to the fifth season’s first promo, a sentiment executive producer Gareth Neame echoes to TVLine.

Related TVLine Items: A Walking Dead Actress Joins Downton Abbey

“In the new season, we have the high-stakes drama, the laugh-out-loud comedy and the romance,” Neame promises. “We have all of the characters doing the things people love to see them doing, but we have a few really nice twists and turns as well.”

Below, Neame teases more of what we can expect in Season 5 — which premieres Jan. 4 on PBS — including the effects of Anna’s rape, »

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Ken Jeong will star in a MTV pilot that's now about Ken Jeong

22 July 2014 11:26 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

In May, MTV picked up an as-yet untitled comedy pilot about a 22-year-old who finds an unlikely advice guru after accidentally rear-ending a celebrity’s car. Now the pilot has a star, and it’s ready to Chang—er, change—its name.

EW has confirmed that Ken Jeong (The HangoverCommunity) will star in said pilot, now known as Ken Jeong Made Me Do It. The script follows Andy, who catches his girlfriend cheating, accidentally damages Jeong’s fancy car, and then gets advice from the star on how to Chang change his life for the better. Jeong will play himself. »

- Jackson McHenry

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TVLine Items: Ken Jeong Plays Himself on MTV, James Garner Tribute and More

22 July 2014 11:15 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Ken Jeong is set to inhabit a very familiar role.

The Community actor will star as himself in MTV’s coming-of-age comedy pilot Ken Jeong Made Me Do It, per The Hollywood Reporter.

Related Community‘s Danny Pudi on Abed’s Impressions, Marvel Gigs

The project centers around 22-year-old Andy, who accidentally rear-ends Jeong’s car after he catches his own girlfriend cheating. Taking pity on Andy, Jeong takes it upon himself to teach the lad how to man up.

The MTV pilot is not expected to prevent Jeong from returning to Community for its sixth season on Yahoo Screen. »

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GLAAD report finds both low and low quality Lgbt representation in studio films

22 July 2014 11:05 AM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

In its second annual study of Lgbt representation in studio films, GLAAD found that major studios have continued to underrepresent and misrepresent lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters. The advocacy organization found that, of the 102 releases from 7 major studios, only 17 included characters that identified as lesbian, gay, or bisexual—adding that a majority of these characters were minor roles or cameos, and that many representations were “outright defamatory.”

GLAAD took seven major studios to task in its Studio Responsibility Index (Sri), giving both Paramount and Warner Brothers “failing” grades for including only minor and offensive portrayals of Lgbt people in their 2013 releases. »

- Jackson McHenry

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'Community's' Ken Jeong to Star in MTV Comedy Pilot (Exclusive)

22 July 2014 9:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Community's Ken Jeong is going on a ride with MTV. The Hangover star has landed a leading role in the youth-skewing cable network's coming-of-age comedy pilot, The Hollywood Reporter has learned, with the project now titled Ken Jeong Made Me Do It. The comedy entry revolves around 22-year-old Andy, who, after catching his girlfriend cheating, accidentally rear-ends Jeong's fancy car. Taking pity on Andy, Jeong takes it upon himself to teach him how to man up. Jeong will play himself, with the casting lifting the contingency on the pilot. The pilot will not prevent Jeong

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- Lesley Goldberg

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CBS Films Shake-Up: Terry Press remains President, as Wolfgang Hammer Departs for Digital Content Studio

22 July 2014 7:06 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Terry Press is solely in charge of CBS Films after her co-president Wolfgang Hammer quietly stepped down last May, a company spokesman confirmed.

Hammer will reportedly continue to play a consulting role at CBS Corporate, advising on digital content. The studio also laid off five people, including Bob Kaplowitz, a senior vice president of distribution, and several administrative employees.

More headcount changes may take place, according to an individual with knowledge, but no layoffs are imminent.

The studio is getting ready to release the Daniel Radcliffe romantic comedy “What If” on Aug. 1 and just wrapped production on “The Duff” with Bella Thorne and Ken Jeong. The company is expected to announced another homegrown production in the coming weeks and will likely be an active buyer at the Toronto Film Festival.

Press originally got involved in CBS Films on a consulting basis through her company 7570 Marketing Inc. She took the reins »

- Brent Lang

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Shel Silverstein Biopic in the Works at McG’s Wonderland Sound and Vision (Exclusive)

21 July 2014 6:31 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Wonderland Sound and Vision has launched development on a biopic about Shel Silverstein, the prolific children’s book author, cartoonist and lyricist.

Wonderland principals McG (pictured) and Mary Viola are producing with Sean Sorensen and Motion Theory’s Mathew Cullen. Writing partners Chris Shafer and Paul Vicknair are adapting “A Boy Named Shel: The Life and Times of Shel Silverstein” by Lisa Rogak.

Wonderland optioned the material and will be funding development. Wonderland’s Nathan Stadler will oversee the project.

The project marks the fourth time that Wonderland has worked with Shafer and Vicknair, most recently on “1:30 Train,” starring Chris Evans and Alice Eve in what was Wonderland’s first in-house financed film.

“A Boy Named Shel” explores the personal and professional struggles that made Silverstein, who died in 1999, a unique voice. Silverstein’s resume includes best-selling books such as “The Giving Tree,” poetry collections “Where the Sidewalk Ends »

- Dave McNary

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Through a Timeline Darkly: Pop Culture and Community

21 July 2014 4:45 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Community has become one of the icons of pop culture skewering in the modern age. Ask anyone online, not in person of course, about the phrase Six Seasons And A Movie and they can place it at the NBC sitcom’s feet, and the vocal fans that used it as an online mantra to see the show reach the goals jokingly mentioned in a season 2 clip show episode with regards to a one season show called The Cape that once aired on the network.

Such is the way that Community integrates itself in the nerdiest areas of the internet, and takes pot-shots at other elements in the zeitgeist, turning them into something entirely brilliant within the show and making one find it hard to watch any attempts at a trope or genre straight ever again. Such examples of Community at its best pop-culture and film/tv skewering are:

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- Andrew Jones

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Win Community: The Complete Fifth Season on DVD

18 July 2014 4:36 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

To mark the release of Community: The Complete Fifth Season on 21st July, we’ve been given 3 copies to give away on DVD.

The fifth season of “Community” finds Jeff (McHale) teaching at Greendale one year after graduation. Meanwhile, the death of Pierce (Chase) leads to shocking discoveries among the group. Troy (Glover) leaves Greendale in search of new adventures; Annie (Brie) and Abed (Pudi) search for a new roommate; Professor Hickey (Banks) shows Jeff the ropes; and the school board makes a shocking decision that affects the whole group. An animated episode is featured.

 

The fifth season reunites popular creator Dan Harmon with his funny and quick-witted ensemble cast. Led by Joel McHale (TV’s “The Soup”), Community also stars Gillian Jacobs (TV’s “The Good Wife”), Danny Pudi (TV’s “Greek”), Yvette Nicole Brown (TV’s “Rules of Engagement”), Alison Brie (TV’s “Mad Men”), Donald Glover »

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First 'Ride Along 2' Set Video with Ice Cube and Kevin Hart!

12 July 2014 12:15 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Ride Along 2 isn't wasting any time! Production has already started in Miami with Ice Cube and Kevin Hart, even though the first Ride Along only came out a little more than six months ago. The first installment of this hit comedy earned a whopping $134 million off a $25 million budget, so it's no wonder why a sequel is already deep into shooting.

The original followed security guard Ben, who goes on a ride along with his soon to be brother-in-law, decorated Apd detective James, with the hopes of impressing him before he makes that final move and proposes to his longtime girlfriend. This time around, Ben and James are on a new case in Miami, which promises to bring bigger laughs and more action than the first.

Check out Ice Cube and Kevin Hart as they offer a sneak peek at their new surroundings.

Ice Cube and Kevin Hart return as James and Ben, »

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Sequel Bits: ‘Jurassic World’, ‘Pitch Perfect 2′, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5′, ‘Sharknado 2′

8 July 2014 2:20 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Just because J.K. Rowling returned to Harry Potter doesn’t mean Daniel Radcliffe has any plans to. Also after the jump: Olivia Munn and Ken Jeong will tag along for Ride Along 2 Pirates 5 will go light on the monsters, says Jerry Bruckheimer Bad Boys III will have a screenplay in the next few months […]

The post Sequel Bits: ‘Jurassic World’, ‘Pitch Perfect 2′, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5′, ‘Sharknado 2′ appeared first on /Film. »

- Angie Han

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Ken Jeong joins Ice Cube, Kevin Hart in Ride Along 2

6 July 2014 5:28 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Ken Jeong will appear in the upcoming Ride Along 2.

The sequel reunites director Tim Story with stars Ice Cube and Kevin Hart, who play detectives who get paired together on a pursuit of criminals.

Ride Along 2 will reportedly bring the characters to Miami for a new adventure.

Jeong has signed up to play a woman-crazy computer hacker who becomes invaluable to the criminal case at the centre of the film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The actor is well-known for playing psychotic Spanish teacher Ben Chang in Community, and will also soon star in a medical comedy project for NBC.

Other new additions to the Ride Along franchise include The Newsroom's Olivia Munn and Benjamin Bratt.

Ride Along 2 opens on January 15, 2016. Watch a trailer for the original movie below: »

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Casting News: Jeong, Callis, Keely, Massey

4 July 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Ride Along 2

Ken Jeong ("Community," "The Hangover") will join the returning Ice Cube and Kevin Hart in the "Ride Along" sequel at Universal. Details of his role are being kept under wraps.

The low-budget cop comedy opened earlier this year to a surprise $153 million gross, prompting the quick green light of a sequel for an early 2016 release. Jeong joins fellow newcomers to the franchise Olivia Munn and Benjamin Bratt who recently joined the sequel. [Source: Deadline]

Matador

James Callis ("Battlestar Galactica") has joined the cast of Roberto Orci's El Rey drama series "Matador" which Robert Rodriguez is executive producing. Gabriel Luna stars as soccer star-turned-cia secret agent Tony 'Matador' Bravo.

Callis will recur as Lucien Sayer, the leader of a cabal of powerful executives and politicians. Bravo spends much of the season trying to discover Sayer's true motives for trying to amass as much influence as possible. [Source: Digital Spy]

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- Garth Franklin

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Ken Jeong Joins The Cast Of Ride Along 2

3 July 2014 10:00 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Arriving close to two years after Ride Along, Ride Along 2 is going to have to work hard to distinguish itself from its predecessor. Just slapping the same ingredients of Ice Cube (the tough guy) and Kevin Hart (the goofball) won't feel fresh. So new faces are necessary, including one of the biggest in comedy. Which, somehow, is Ken Jeong. Variety reports that comic irritant Ken Jeong has climbed aboard Ride Along 2. Details on Jeong's role are being kept under wraps by the studio, because surely they're a precious magical element to Ride Along 2 that would suffer were it to be shared in advance. Certainly the story to Ride Along 2 is so rewarding, and so dense and filled with comic detail, that sharing it in advance would damage the art of Messrs. Cube, Hart, Jeong and director Tim Story. Surely it can't be because the script is incomplete, »

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