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‘Don’t Worry Baby’ Exclusive Trailer: Father & Son Discover One Of Them Has Fathered The Child of a One Night Stand

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“Don’t Worry Baby” follows struggling photographer Robert (John Magaro) and his philandering father Harry (Christopher McDonald) as they learn they both had a one-night stand with the same woman, Sarah-Beth (Dreama Walker). Years later, they realize that one of them is the father of Sarah-Beth’s four-year-old daughter.

While they wait for a paternity test, they both decide to assume fatherly duties and soon learn to connect and mend their rocky relationship. The film also stars Tom Lipinski (“Suits”) as Robert’s friend Lenny and Talia Balsam (“Mad Men”) as Robert’s mother and Harry’s ex-wife. Watch the exclusive trailer for the film below.

Read More: Here’s How This First-Time Director Shot A Feature Film in New York City

The film is the feature-length directorial debut of Julian Branciforte, who previously acted in Antonio Campos’ “Afterschool” and directed the shorts “The Necessary Defilement »

- Vikram Murthi

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Win Passes To The Advance Screening Of The Secret Life Of Pets In St. Louis

26 June 2016 8:41 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

For their fifth fully-animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life Of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day.

Comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart make their animated feature-film debuts in The Secret Life of Pets, which co-stars Jenny Slate, Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Dana Carvey, Hannibal Buress, Bobby Moynihan, Steve Coogan and Albert Brooks.  Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri and his longtime collaborator Janet Healy produce the film directed by Chris Renaud (Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2), co-directed by Yarrow Cheney and written by Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio and Brian Lynch.

Download the new PetMOJI app to create an emoji of your favorite furry friend!

Currently available on iOS, the app features sticker packs and a custom keyboard. Download the #PetMoji creator for #TheSecretLifeOfPets to create your pet and share their secret life today! »

- Movie Geeks

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Kevin Hart Talks ‘Putting a Small Black Guy in a Small White Rabbit’s Body’ at ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ Premiere

26 June 2016 10:50 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

“I spent time with bunnies for seven months. I didn’t use my fingers. I hopped everywhere I went — ate nothing but grass,” joked Kevin Hart at “The Secret Life of Pets” premiere Saturday morning at the Lincoln Center in New York City.

The comedian, making his first appearance as an animated character, told Variety that he was excited to voice Snowball, a tyrannical bunny out for revenge against the human race. Hart added, “Probably the funniest thing you can do about putting a small black guy in a small white rabbit’s body is say, ‘Be yourself.'”

Snowball tries to recruit domesticated dogs Max and Duke, voiced by Louis C.K. and Eric Stonestreet, to join his gang of “Flushed Pets” as the pair try to escape Animal Control and find their way back home.

While Illumination CEO Chris Meledandri thought of centering a film around the mysterious lives of our pets, »

- Sade Spence

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Chris Evans and Jenny Slate Make Their First Public Appearance as a Couple!

25 June 2016 5:40 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Jenny Slate had the support of someone special at the premiere of The Secret Life of Pets in NYC on Saturday: her new boyfriend, Chris Evans! While Jenny walked the red carpet with her costars, Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Kevin Hart, and Eric Stonestreet, she and Chris linked up inside the event and posed for cute photos together. They were all smiles as they sat side by side at a table, and in another snap, Jenny sweetly placed her hand on Chris's stomach. The hot action star also hung out with his two nephews at the screening for the animated comedy, which hits theaters on July 8, and tweeted out his feelings about the flick, saying, "The Secret Life of Pets was fantastic! @jennyslate was a personal favorite." Aww! Jenny and Chris were confirmed to be dating in May, though they went on a double date with Chris's brother, Scott, in »

- Brittney Stephens

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The Secret Life Of Pets review

20 June 2016 12:02 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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From the house of the Minions comes The Secret Life Of Pets. Here's our review...

Since the first Despicable Me movie landed in cinemas back in 2010, Illumination Entertainment – the company behind the films – has enjoyed a staggering level of box office success. Two Despicable Mes, one Minions, one The Lorax and even the live action-animation hybrid Hop have all hit to various degrees. Minions, its 2015 venture, grossed $1.159bn. Only Frozen, in animated movies, has ever done better.

So important is Illumnation’s animated output to Universal Pictures’ slate that, with DreamWorks Animation now also part of the Universal empire, Illumination boss Chris Meladandri is to creatively oversee both firms’ animated output. Not bad, considering Illumination is under a decade old.

Watching The Secret Life Of Pets, the new film from the firm, couldn’t help but ring an alarm bell or two though. For me, it’s »

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Movie Review – The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

20 June 2016 4:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Secret Life of Pets, 2016.

Directed by Chris Renaud and Yarrow Cheney.

Featuring the voice talents of Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate, Lake Bell, Ellie Kemper, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress and Albert Brooks.

Synopsis:

A group of pets have to put their differences aside so that they can find their way back to their home in Manhattan.

When it comes to CGI animation, Illumination Studios are a relative newcomer in the industry. The scored an enormous hit with the Despicable Me franchise and the Minions spin-off (the appeal and success of which baffles me), and this summer they’ve emerged with that rarest of things – an animated film that is neither a sequel, a spin-off or an adaptation of anything. The story revolves around a dog called Max, whose happy life with his beloved owner Katie is interrupted when she brings home Duke, a huge dog from the pound. »

- Amie Cranswick

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‘The Secret Life of Pets’ Review Roundup: Critics (Mostly) Go Wild for Animal Romp

17 June 2016 8:57 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Pets! What do they do all day? Universal’s animation arm, Illumination Entertainment, has bravely tackled this exact question with its newest offering, “The Secret Life of Pets.” Directed by Chris Renaud and Yarrow Cheney, the film features an all-star cast of very funny voice talent, from Louis C.K. to Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate to Hannibal Burress, Lake Bell to Ellie Kemper and many, many more to tell the story of some house pets who go decidedly off the leash on a frisky adventure that pits them against a wily pack of unhappy animals. Here’s hoping for a happy ending.

Read More: ‘The Secret Life Of Pets’ Review: Talking Animals Are Fun, But Don’t Expect the Pixar Touch

The film recently bowed at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, where a bevy of outlets were chomping at the bit to get a first look at pets, being secret, »

- Kate Erbland

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‘The Secret Life Of Pets’ Review: Talking Animals Are Fun, But Don’t Expect the Pixar Touch

16 June 2016 5:12 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

By Ben Croll

How’s this for a shock: it turns out this summer’s biggest, wildest action flick is… about talking dogs. Stranger things have happened, but there it is.  “The Secret Life of Pets” moves like a bat out of hell from frame one, though if you’re looking for any kind of emotion you might be barking up the wrong tree.

Read More: Watch: Cats And Dogs Are On The Run In New Trailer For ‘The Secret Life Of Pets

Comparisons to “Toy Story” will no doubt abound, not least because both films ask the same basic question –what do our playthings do when we’re not around to see them? — with the same winking glee. What’s more, both “The Secret Life of Pets” and the first entry in Pixar’s soon to be four strong franchise are animated by a shared basic tension. Both films »

- Indiewire Staff

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Film Review: ‘The Secret Life of Pets’

16 June 2016 4:46 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

In what may as well be Illumination’s answer to “Toy Story,” “The Secret Life of Pets” imagines how domesticated animals behave while their owners’ backs are turned, concentrating on a dynamic where newly adopted dog Duke (“Modern Family” star Eric Stonestreet, in the Buzz Lightyear role) disrupts the balance in a household where Max (Louis C.K., as the Woody equivalent) had previously been his human’s best friend. The formula may be familiar, but the personalities are completely fresh, yielding a menagerie of loveable — if downright ugly — cartoon critters banding together to help these two incompatible roommates from ending up on the streets.

Based on an original idea by Illumination honcho Chris Meledandri, “Pets” is the studio’s most accomplished feature, from both a story and animation standpoint, tapping into an endlessly expandable core concept — which could conceivably be repeated ad infinitum, ideally with an entirely new domesticated ensemble each time out. »

- Peter Debruge

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Check Out the The Secret Life Of Pets – Petmoji Character Creator!

10 June 2016 3:46 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Mypetmoji.Com is here!

Get excited for The Secret Life Of Pets coming to theaters July 8 by creating a custom profile pic of your pet using the petMOJI character creator.

Visit the newly launched website to get started, and stay tuned for the new PetMOJI app coming soon for iOS and Android!

Visit the site Here

http://www.mypetmoji.com/

For their fifth fully-animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day.

Comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart make their animated feature-film debuts in The Secret Life of Pets, which co-stars Jenny Slate, Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Dana Carvey, Hannibal Buress, Bobby Moynihan, Steve Coogan and Albert Brooks.  Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri and his longtime collaborator Janet Healy produce the film directed by Chris Renaud (Despicable Me, »

- Tom Stockman

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Dowdle Brothers to Direct Heist-Thriller ‘Gafin Academy’

8 June 2016 2:55 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Image Movers and Voltage Films have signed the “No Escape” filmmaking duo John Erick Dowdle and Drew Dowdle to direct action-thriller “The Gafin Academy.”

The Dowdle brothers — whose credits include “Quarantine” and “Devil” — will direct from a script by Aaron Rapke and Stewart Kaye. The screenplay is based on Danny King’s novel, “School for Scumbags.”

The story centers on a habitual teenage delinquent who’s expelled from yet another school and finds himself hauled off to Gafin Academy, a reform school that’s host to thieves, bullies, arsonists and vandals. Rather than rehabilitating the students, the academy uses them to pull off a massive heist.

The Dowdles co-wrote, directed and produced “No Escape,” starring Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan and Lake Bell. John Dowdle directed 2010’s “Devil,” based on the story by M. Night Shyamalan with Drew Dowdle and Shyamalan producing for Universal.

Principal photography is set to commence in the fall, »

- Dave McNary

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Tig Notaro Is Healthy, Married and Expecting Twins: How She Beat Cancer and Found Love

1 June 2016 2:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

If comedy is born out of tragedy, Tig Notaro struck gold in 2012. After nearly dying from a rare infection called C-diff in March, Notaro received word that her mother passed away suddenly from a fall. Shortly thereafter Notaro was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer, underwent a double mastectomy, broke up with a girlfriend and then tried, unsuccessfully, a series of IVF treatments. Notaro was somehow able to turn it all into material, including her now-famous "Hello, I Have Cancer" stand-up set at L.A.'s Largo Theater, three days after her diagnosis. Notaro refers to 2012 casually as "the year my life fell apart. »

- Kara Warner @karawarner

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Tig Notaro Is Healthy, Married and Expecting Twins: How She Beat Cancer and Found Love

1 June 2016 2:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

If comedy is born out of tragedy, Tig Notaro struck gold in 2012. After nearly dying from a rare infection called C-diff in March, Notaro received word that her mother passed away suddenly from a fall. Shortly thereafter Notaro was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer, underwent a double mastectomy, broke up with a girlfriend and then tried, unsuccessfully, a series of IVF treatments. Notaro was somehow able to turn it all into material, including her now-famous "Hello, I Have Cancer" stand-up set at L.A.'s Largo Theater, three days after her diagnosis. Notaro refers to 2012 casually as "the year my life fell apart. »

- Kara Warner @karawarner

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Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later limited series followup coming to Netflix, watch the announcement trailer here

28 April 2016 8:05 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We all know what happened on the last day of camp back in the summer of ‘81. Come to think of it, we also know what went down on the very first day at Camp Firewood. Many of us have been wondering what ever came of Beth, Coop, McKinley, Ben, Susie, Andy, Gail, Lindsay, Neil, Katie, Victor, J.J., Gary, Gene, Henry Newman and the rest of the crew. Well, wonder no more, as Netflix has just ordered up a new installment of the Wet Hot American Summer series entitled Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later.

Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later is the sequel to the prequel of the 2001 cult comedy film Wet Hot American Summer, written by Michael Showalter and David Wain and directed by the latter. The 2015 eight-episode series prequel Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp must have been a success with »

- William Fanelli

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Pets Get into Trouble Another New Trailer for 'The Secret Life of Pets'

12 April 2016 6:00 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"How you been, old timer?" "Paralyzed!" Universal has debuted another new trailer for The Secret Life of Pets, the upcoming animated comedy from Illumination Entertainment following a group of pets who get into some crazy trouble while their owners are out at work. This full-length "international" trailer finally focuses on the actual two main characters - two dogs who aren't really friends because one is new, and they break out and get into even more trouble when they meet up with other pets. The main voices include Louis C.K., Kevin Hart, Lake Bell, Ellie Kemper, Jenny Slate, Albert Brooks and Eric Stonestreet. The more we see from this movie, the better it looks (I love dogs!), I'm already excited to check it out in theaters. Here's the third official trailer for Illumination's The Secret Life of Pets, direct from Uni's YouTube: You can also still watch the first trailer for »

- Alex Billington

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Watch: Cats And Dogs Are On The Run In New Trailer For 'The Secret Life Of Pets'

12 April 2016 1:45 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

The "talking animals" trope has long been a staple in the animated world, but his year it seems to be resonating in a big way. Disney's "Zootopia" is cruising to $900 million worldwide and beyond, and Illumination Entertainment are hoping they can have the same kind of success with "The Secret Life Of Pets." Certainly, the star power can't be denied, with Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Jenny Slate, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress and Albert Brooks lending their voices to this tale about everyone's favorite furry friends who find themselves on adventure in the big city. "The Secret Life Of Pets" opens on July 8th. Watch below. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Third Trailer: "The Secret Life of Pets"

12 April 2016 8:11 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

To celebrate National Pet Day, a new trailer for Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures' "The Secret Life of Pets" debuted this week and can be watched below.

The comedy explores the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. Louis C.K., Kevin Hart, Eric Stonestreet, Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Albert Brooks, Hannibal Buress, Jenny Slate and Bobby Moynihan lend their voices to the film which opens July 8th.

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- Garth Franklin

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'The Secret Life Of Pets' Unveils Its Newest Trailer

12 April 2016 7:02 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

The Secret Life Of Pets looks pretty damn funny. My wife and daughter are going to drag me to this one, for sure, and based on the trailers so far...I'm cool with that.

Doesn't hurt that the film has a killer voice cast that includes Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate, Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Dana Carvey, Hannibal Buress, Bobby Moynihan, Steve Coogan and Albert Brooks.

Here's the latest one:

For their fifth fully-animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day.

 Comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart make their animated feature-film debuts in The Secret Life of Pets, which co-stars Jenny Slate, Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Dana Carvey, Hannibal Buress, Bobby Moynihan, Steve Coogan and Albert Brooks.  Illumination founder and CEO »

- Mario-Francisco Robles

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New trailer for The Secret Life of Pets

12 April 2016 5:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Last week we brought you nine character posters for The Secret Life of Pets [check them out here], and now Universal Pictures has released a new trailer for the upcoming animated adventure. Check it out below after the official synopsis…

See Also: Funko unveils new series of The Secret Life of Pets Pop! Vinyl figures

For their fifth fully-animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day.

Comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart make their animated feature-film debuts in The Secret Life of Pets, which co-stars Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Jenny Slate, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress and Albert Brooks.

The Secret Life of Pets is set for release in the UK on June 24th and in North America on July 8th.

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- Amie Cranswick

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Celebrate National Pet Day With The Secret Life Of Pets New Trailer

12 April 2016 1:10 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

In celebration of National Pet Day, a new trailer for The Secret Life Of Pets just debuted during Late Night with Seth Meyers! Watch the brand new trailer.

Meets the Pets in these adorable new character posters below.

For their fifth fully-animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life Of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day.

Comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart make their animated feature-film debuts in The Secret Life Of Pets, which co-stars Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Jenny Slate, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress and Albert Brooks. Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri and his longtime collaborator Janet Healy produce the film directed by Chris Renaud (Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2), co-directed by Yarrow Cheney and written by Brian Lynch and Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio.

The Secret Life Of Pets »

- Melissa Thompson

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