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Justin Timberlake was a late addition to DreamWorks' new animated movie Trolls and his casting was initially a big secret, even from main star Anna Kendrick. The 35-year-old pop star and the 30-year-old actress recently talked to E! News' Marc Malkin about the film, in which they play Branch and Poppy. "Anna came onto the movie first," Timberlake said. "I had a little bit of an advantage of being excited to work with her on this and then getting to work on all the music too was very exciting for me." "I had been working on the movie for a little while and I remember when they brought Justin on, there was some kind of weird degree of, like, secrecy happening »
Away from the convention floor, where credentials carry no sway, Comic-Con parties in San Diego are in full swing. Here, Syfy’s event Justin Timberlake is arguably the biggest global star at the Con. He and Anna Kendrick got to keep their shoes on while plugging “Trolls” on the IMDb yacht.Team “Trolls” in the Convention Hall. A year to the day before “Valerian” opens, Cara Delevigne and Dane DeHaan (in matching shoes) snuck off to the Wired Cafe on Thursday, Hollywood’s hidewaway from convention riff-raff. At left, director Luc Besson and at right, Wired host/publisher Kim Kelleher. »
- Mikey Glazer
Not to shatter the illusion, but being a celeb is a full-time beauty commitment. Even down-to-earth VIPs like Anna Kendrick and Miranda Kerr, who seem totally low-maintenance, actually have a very regimented skin-care routine. From extravagant facials to non-invasive lasers to insta-famous fillers, most celebs have their facialists, dermatologists and aestheticians on speed dial. You might think you're set with your once-monthly facial, but by Hollywood's standards, there's so much you're not doing. Since knowledge is power (and because we're slightly obsessed), we went straight to the source and asked all the top experts to share their most popular celeb beauty »
The San Diego Comic-Con International 2016 kicked off properly yesterday, and we’ve been crawling YouTube to bring you some of the big Thursday panels, including Oliver Stone’s Snowden, Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets and DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls and Boss Baby, along with Teen Wolf, Scorpion, Teen Titans Go!, Transformers Generations/Combiner Wars and Mattel’s WWE showcase; check them out here…
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Teen Titans Go!
Transformers Generations/Combiner Wars
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- Gary Collinson
Justin Timberlake scored a major hit with "Can't Stop the Feeling," but it wasn't quite the familiar tune it is now when Anna Kendrick sang her own take on the song for the animated film Trolls - and occasionally she missed a lyric or two. Timberlake, who voices a paranoid Troll named Branch and also served as executive music producer on the project, told People while promoting the upcoming film at San Diego Comic-Con that he was pleased with Kendrick's interpretation of the soon-to-be-hit song. "[Anna did] a great job on 'Can't Stop the Feeling,' " he mused. But Kendrick couldn't resist »
- Scott Huver
San Diego — “It’s just unabashed,” Justin Timberlake says about the Comic-Con experience. He’s there this week for his second-ever trip to the geek confab, after touring the festivities incognito as Ernie from “Sesame Street” when he was there to promote the film “In Time” five years ago. “Where else can you find Gandalf and a Stormtrooper having a beer? They go hard here.”
This time he’s among the consumer masses to pitch DreamWorks Animation’s “Trolls,” releasing Nov. 4. A cheery musical wrought with colorful, tactile-like craftsmanship, the film manifests a mythology behind the ubiquitous creature dolls originally created by Danish woodcutter Thomas Dam: The trolls live a deliriously happy existence, singing on cue, taking breaks throughout the day to hug. They are hunted, meanwhile, by a monstrous race called the Bergin, who get their own happy highs by eating the trolls.
The 35-year-old Timberlake voices Branch, a »
- Kristopher Tapley
DreamWorks Animation had a panel at San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday, and at this panel, they revealed stills, a clip, and teaser images for two of their upcoming films to the Hall H audience.
The first film they shared content from is one we've seen a trailer for before: Trolls. In addition to a still, however, they also released a film clip, which is a cute little scene that features Anna Kendrick's character singing "The Sound of Silence."
Check that out below!
Below is the official synopsis for Trolls:
"From the creators of Shrek comes DreamWorks Animation's Trolls, a smart, funny, and irreverent comedy about the search for happiness, and just how far some will go to get it. This hilarious film transports audiences to a colorful, wondrous world populated by the overly optimistic Trolls, with a constant dance in their step and a song on their lips, »
- Joseph Medina
Justin Timberlake descended on San Diego's Comic-Con on Thursday, and he clearly packed some sass into his carry-on. The actor appeared on the Dreamworks panel to promote his new movie Trolls, for which he wrote the pulsing Summer jam "Can't Stop the Feeling." During the panel, Justin was clearly on his A-game - he dished out sassy remarks about the movie, his costar Anna Kendrick, and even the recent Republican National Convention that swept through Cleveland, Oh. Check out Justin in all his sassy prime below. At one point in the panel, the directors revealed that they call Justin a "song wizard" since he did so much musical work on the movie and made the tunes blend seamlessly with the story. Justin jumped in, saying, "I'm thinking of getting a business card, maybe." Early on, Justin was talking about his decision to sign on for the film: "I was sold »
- Ryan Roschke
Earlier today, Comic-Con kicked off its Hall H madness with DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox's panel for their upcoming animated Trolls movie. The studios released a new trailer just a few weeks ago, so instead of dropping yet another trailer at Sdcc, they released a new clip, featuring Poppy (voiced by Anna Kendrick) starting to irritate Branch (Justin Timberlake). This scene also features a unique cover of the fitting tune "Sounds of Silence" by Simon & Garfunkel.
The clip, which comes courtesy of DreamWorks' YouTube, features Branch trying to get some sleep, when he's constantly woken up by Poppy's singing. When Poppy tries to explain that singing helps her relax, Branch says that he doesn't sing and he likes silence. Apparently, Poppy thinks that's the perfect time to break into a unique rendition of Simon & Garfunkel's "Sounds of Silence," with the help of some colorful flowers, bugs and other jungle creatures. »
Trolls has had quite the presence one the first day of this year’s San Diego Comic Con. Both Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick joined director Mike Mitchell, co-director Walt Dohrn, and producer Gina Shay on stage on Thursday to lead a panel, moderated by Chris Hardwick.
Dreamworks pulled out all the stops at the Con by delivering a brand new clip from the upcoming animation, which lands in October.
From the creators of Shrek comes DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls, a smart, funny, and irreverent comedy about the search for happiness, and just how far some will go to get it. This hilarious film transports audiences to a colorful, wondrous world populated by the overly optimistic Trolls, with a constant dance in their step and a song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have trolls in their stomachs.
After the Bergens invade Troll Village, »
- Paul Heath
During its Sdcc panel in Hall H today, DreamWorks’ debuted a new clip from the upcoming animated musical comedy Trolls which sees Poppy (Anna Kendrick) sing ‘Dream a Little Dream of Me’ and Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘The Sound of Silence’ to a very tired and grumpy Branch (Justin Timberlake); check it out below…
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From the creators of Shrek comes the most smart, funny, irreverent animated comedy of the year, DreamWorks’ Trolls. This holiday season, enter a colorful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls, with a constant song on their lips, and the comedicly pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have trolls in their stomach.
- Amie Cranswick
Poppy and Branch (Justin Timberlake) are two trolls on an epic adventure that involves a lot of singing and dancing, but Branch just wants to get some sleep. Tired and in a grumpy mood, Branch doesn't take it well when Poppy tries to sing to herself late at night. Asking for silence, Poppy instead breaks into the Simon & Garfunkle hit "The Sound of Silence", in a beautiful and psychedelic rendition.
- Adriana Floridia
It's that time of year again when pop culture madness takes over Southern California's most famous city and the Internet: San Diego Comic-Con International 2016. Stars such as Justin Timberlake, the cast of Star Trek Beyond, the Divergent star Shailene Woodley and Cara Delevingne have all made appearances at the annual convention as of Thursday, the event's official first day. Timberlake was joined by co-star Anna Kendrick at a panel for Dreamworks' new animated film Trolls. The actress turned heads in a form-fitting gray and black-belted dress, while the pop star matched her in a dark gray and white printed shirt, paired with »
DreamWorks’ furry critters run rampant – and belt out a song or two – in today’s all-new clip for Trolls, the upcoming animation directed by the studio’s Shrek dream team, Mike Mitchell, Walt Dohrn and Gina Shay.
Hailing from San Diego Comic-Con, the extended snippet sheds light on Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake’s pint-sized protagonists, as they squabble under a blanket of stars. Timberlake, who appears to be playing the grouchier Troll of the two, struggles to get some shut-eye, prompting Kendrick’s enthused critter to offer a delicate over of Simon and Garfunkel’s “Sound of Silence.”
They’ll be joined for the movie by Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Russell Brand, Zooey Deschanel, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, James Corden, Kunal Nayyar, Ron Funches, Icona Pop, Beasts of the Southern Wild breakout Quvenzhané Wallis, with John Cleese and Gwen Stefani. And…exhale.
Come November 4, Trolls will test its might against notable »
- Michael Briers
The Dreamworks Animation panel just wrapped up at San Diego Comic-Con, and with it comes this new clip from Trolls, featuring stars Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, and a pretty trippy but awesome rendition of Simon & Garfunkel’s Sound of Silence. Hitting our screens on November 4th, this promises to be a crowd pleasing animation based on the classic, crazy haired toy line, featuring an all star cast that also includes James Corden, Russel Brand, Gwen Stefani, and Kunal Nayyar. If the above clip left you wanting more, check out the first trailer below. »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Tom White)
Comic-Con has proved before that a loud response from Hall H attendees is no guarantee of commercial success (t wit, Snakes On A Plane and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World), yet the musicality of Trolls and the infectious feel-good spirit that pervaded the room appered to bode well.
Kendrick voices Poppy, a colourful, cheerful troll who befriends a more sombre, grey iteration voiced by Timberlake.
Both performers, who sing in the film, took care not to render their characters into grating 2D stereotypes.
“She’s got layers,” Kendrick insisted. “She’s messed up. She’s the kind of little troll I like.”
For his part Timberlake worked hard not to make his character Branch “too cantankerous.”
Producer Gina Shay spoke of an important message in the film that was aimed squarely at young »
- email@example.com (Jeremy Kay)
When you idolize someone, a great way to show your adoration is through gift-giving, right? Well some celebrity fans agree, but they take things too far. Celebs don’t always receive normal gifts from adoring fans – they sometimes receive gifts that would make you cringe.
1. Taylor Swift – Turtle Shell
Taylor Swift has a knack for making the celebrity world seem somewhat normal, but one gift from an adoring fan was decidedly not so. This past Christmas, Swift opened a package to find a turtle shell with her own face painted on it.
2. Harry Styles – Sanitary Napkin
Most people would give a boyfriend a customized t-shirt or a watch. These gifts are personal and show you care, but aren’t so personal that they’re awkward. But some people take a much more intimate route. For Harry Styles, that meant receiving a sanitary napkin with his name written on it in Sharpie. »
- Jennifer Gretson
This should be the least surprising news of the week. It looks like Dreamworks are pushing a head on a fifth Shrek movie and it may be targeting a 2019 release.
Dreamworks was bought by Comcast earlier this year for near to $4 billion, so the fact that they want to revive some of their past hits should come at no surprise. It looks like Shrek is the top priority at the studio.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Comcast’s NBCUniversal are planning two DreamWorks Animation films per year, and they are slating “Shrek 5 and a film from Edgar Wright and David Walliams titled Shadows” for 2019. With that date in mind, production would have to start pretty swiftly as these kind of movies take at least three years to make.
The last Shrek movie, Shrek Forever After, was released in 2010 and grossed $750 million at the box-office. The Shrek series in total has »
- Paul Heath
“Lace Crater” follows twenty-something Ruth (Lindsay Burdge) who’s just getting over a breakup as she and her friends head to the Hamptons for a weekend of mild debauchery at their friend Andrew’s parents’ summer home. With all the bedrooms in the main house taken, Ruth agrees to sleep in the guest house that is supposedly haunted. One night while everyone is having a good time, Ruth stumbles to her bed and ends up encountering a mysterious figure – a burlap sack-wearing, light-sensitive otherworldly entity, Michael (Peter Vack). Ruth and Michael have a one-night stand, but when she returns home, she develop a ghostly Std, with symptoms that include frequent vomiting, light sensitivity, and spewing black ooze. When her friends all but abandon her, she’s left in isolation to deal with her problems and must decide on her own whether she wants to return to normal society. The film »
- Vikram Murthi
San Diego Comic-Con 2016, the mecca of all things nerd, is finally here, officially kicking off Thursday at the San Diego Convention Center and running through Sunday. And whether you're a casual fan or just finishing the fringe work on your Kylo Ren cosplay cloak, the four-day event schedule can be a bit overwhelming. So in an effort to simplify things, we're highlighting the top 5 must-watch events from this year's convention, and breaking down what you can expect to learn, who you can expect to see and what surprises might be in store for this year's festivities. 1. Warner Bros. and DC »
- Michael Miller @write_miller
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