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Social media activism has really been gaining momentum since last summer's viral Als Ice Bucket Challenge, and this summer's new craze may be Acp's #GiveThem20 challenge, which calls for military veteran supporters to do 20 push ups, film it, put it on social media and then and challenge friends to do so as well. Celebrities usually have a critical role in igniting memes like this, and #GiveThem20 has garnered support from late night hosts Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Jon Stewart and Jimmy Kimmel to get the ball rolling. Each one of the hosts added their own comedic flair to their videos, and called out other celebrities to do the challenge. Read More: Watch: David Lynch's Ice Bucket Challenge is the Only One You Need to See Watch, above and below, as the hosts pump out their best push-ups, and wheezily challenge other celebrities to do so as well. Will Arnett, »
- Sarah Choi
Robin Williams voices Dennis the Dog in his final film role.
Absolutely Anything launches in UK cinemas on August 14. »
Last week, the Chicago Blackhawks hoisted Lord Stanley's Cup on their home ice. Today, at the 2015 NHL Awards in Las Vegas, the league gives out the rest of their hardware. Unlike other major sports awards, the NHL Awards are named after historic members of the hockey fraternity. There's the Hart Trophy (Most Valuable Player), the Vezina Trophy (Best Goaltender), the Norris Trophy (Best Defenseman), the Calder Trophy (Top Rookie) and more. In honor of the 2015 NHL Awards, hosted by actor and comedian Rob Riggle, and broadcasting live today at 7 p.m. Et/4 p.m. Pt on NBC Sports Network, we'd like to hand out our own awards to commemorate the NHL's numerous ventures into pop culture. Janet Jones Gretzky Trophy »
Play ball! Selena Gomez showcased her athletic skills and looked super adorable at the Kansas City Royals' Kauffman Stadium on Friday, playing in the Big Slick celebrity softball game benefitting the Children's Mercy Hospital Cancer Center. She was joined at the event by stars and notable Royals fans Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, wife Olivia Wilde, Eric Stonestreet, Rob Riggle, plus Johnny Knoxville, James Van Der Beek and rocker Chris Daughtry. Wearing a light blue Royals jersey over a white T-shirt, paired with black leggings and a blue Big Slick baseball cap, Gomez took selfies with her famous friends, players such as Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas as well as »
Cuties! Nina Dobrev is dating Whiplash hunk Austin Stowell, sources confirm to Us Weekly. The Vampire Diaries alum, 26, was spotted getting cozy with the Dolphin Tale actor, 30, at the Hallmark Shoebox Relaunch in West Hollywood on Wednesday, June 10. The actress, who split from Nikki Reed’s now-husband Ian Somerhalder in May 2013 after three years of dating, looked at ease with Stowell at the Rob Riggle-hosted fete, an eyewitness tells Us. “Nina looked very happy to have a night out with her new guy,” the observer [...] »
Free Fire, Akira, All I See Is You, and other films have made recent film casting, screenwriting, and director news. These films come from movie studios primarily based in the United States. The castings, screenwriters, and directors are subject to change.
Untitled WWII movie
Brad Pitt has been looking for a lover for his next WWII movie and he has finally found one in Oscar winner Marion Cotillard, who’s in negotiations to join him in the untitled period film that Robert Zemeckis is directing
Steven Knight wrote the script
Pitt and Cotillard will play assassins who fall in love during a mission to kill a German official. They soon marry, but their romance is cut short when Pitt is told that his wife is a double agent working for the German government and he must kill her.
- Rollo Tomasi
Here’s something you can cross off your long list of questions surrounding Stephen Colbert‘s upcoming Late Show takeover: Who will lead his band?
For that gig, Colbert has chosen Louisiana musician Jon Batiste, the host announced Thursday.
“His music makes the audience feel so good, we may have to install a ‘Do Not Make Love’ sign,” Colbert said in a statement, while Batiste added, “I’m thrilled! This is a match made in heaven. Get ready for a love riot in late night. »
Following on from this week’s news about a VOD release this July, a new trailer has arrived online for Crackle’s video game adaptation Dead Rising: Watchtower, which we have for you below after the official synopsis…
Dead Rising: Watchtower takes place during a large-scale zombie outbreak. When a mandatory government vaccine fails to stop the infection from spreading, the four leads must evade infection while also pursuing the root of the epidemic, with all signs pointing to a government conspiracy. Politics, public paranoia, and media coverage play an important role in the story’s narrative.
Dead Rising: Watchtower hits Crackle on March 27th, with a cast that includes Jesse Metcalfe (John Tucker Must Die), Rob Riggle (Let’s Be Cops), Harley Morenstein (Tusk), Keegan Connor Tracey (Once Upon a Time), Aleks Paunovic (This Means War), Dennis Haysbert (Sin City: A Dame to Kill For), Virginia Madsen (Sideways) and »
- Gary Collinson
Titan Books has provided us with an exclusive excerpt from James P. Blaylock's Beneath London, which will hit stores next week. Also in this round-up: international release details for Dead Rising: Watchtower and a trailer for The Redwood Massacre.
James P. Blaylock's Beneath London: "When the sudden collapse of the Victoria Embankment uncovers a passage to an unknown realm beneath London, Langdon St. Ives sets out explore it, not knowing that a brilliant and wealthy psychopathic murderer is working to keep the underworld’s secrets hidden for reasons of his own. Assumed to be dead and buried deep beneath London, St. Ives lives secretly on the streets of the great city where he, Alice St. Ives, and their stalwart friends investigate a string of ghastly crimes: the gruesome death of a witch in a forest hovel, the kidnapping of a blind, psychic girl who can see into the human soul, »
- Tamika Jones
Fox has had some great ratings success with animated sitcoms like The Simpsons and Family Guy. Will Golan the Satiable be a monster of a success? Will it be cancelled or renewed for a third season? Stay tuned.
Golan the Satiable began as a half-dozen animated shorts (considered the first season) and aired on Fox in late night on the weekends. The series revolves around the strange relationship between a mighty godlord named Golan (Rob Riggle) and a macabre, nine-year-old girl named Dylan Beekler (Aubrey Plaza). The voice cast also includes John Dimaggio and Tara Strong.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available -- typically the following morning, around 11:30am Est/8:30am »
Episodes: Ongoing (shorts, half-hour)
TV show dates: November 23, 2013 -- present
Series status: Has not been cancelled
TV show description:
This animated comedy series revolves around the strange relationship between a mighty godlord and a macabre, nine-year-old girl.
Golan the Insatiable (Josh Miller, then Rob Riggle) is a demigod warlord who rules over the alternate dimension of Gkruool with an iron fist. That reign of terror comes to an end when he is whisked away to Earth and ends up in the town of Oak Grove, Minnesota.
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Following its release on Crackle’s streaming service back in March, live action video game adaptation Dead Rising: Watchtower is heading to VOD in International markets this July.
Check out the trailer below:
Dead Rising: Watchtower follows Chase Carter (Jesse Metcalfe), a reporter trying to make it big – but the pursuit of his career-defining story leads him into the heart of a zombie-infested warzone. East Mission, Oregon is locked down after police find the bodies of what appear to be victims of a zombie attack. Zombies are not a new phenomenon, but outbreaks are uncommon. Past incidents were only just contained in time and the country is nervous. When two ambitious Net 2.0 reporters, Chase and his colleague Jordan, get inside the quarantine zone to report on a large group of civilians trapped in an inner city dome stadium, they realise they’re waiting for a rescue that isn’t coming. »
- Luke Owen
Silicon Valley's Middleditch will star as Lester, who joins the Union of Evil and is assigned to a crew of workers which includes Stew (Robinson), Jane (Krakowski) and fallen henchman Hank (Marsden).
After the group survive a shift working for The Gluttonator (Will Sasso), they are sent to work at the Vault of Villainy, where Lester accidentally steals the 'ultimate weapon'.
Meanwhile, the evil Baron Blackout (Molina) and his henchman Biff (Riggle) are determined to defeat their nemesis Captain Superior (Fillion) - a situation which causes a whole host of problems.
Hank soon finds himself in an impossible situation - if he wants to save his team »
Last August, an animated short film from Bron Studios premiered at the computer graphics conference Siggraph, and caught the attention of Gary Sanchez Productions heads Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, and Chris Henchy. The short, titled Henchmen: Ill Suited, told the tale of a dreamy janitor working in a supervillain museum who winds up inside of a dangerous super suit. Not much has been heard of it since Siggraph, but now we’ve received word that a feature film adaptation is officially moving forward and already has a talented group of actors all set to lend their voices.
Several of the actors already have a history of comic book-inspired properties, like X-Men alum James Marsden, Daredevil and Sin City actress Rosario Dawson, Spider-Man 2‘s Alfred Molina and Nathan Fillion, who’s voiced Hal Jordan/Green Lantern in several animated DC films. Joining them are Silicon Valley‘s Thomas Middleditch, »
- James Garcia
Indie producer Bron Studios has set the voice cast for its first animated feature film Henchman, based on the Adam Wood short that premiered during Siggraph 2014 last summer. James Marsden, Thomas Middleditch, Rosario Dawson, Alfred Molina, Nathan Fillion, Jane Krakowski, Rob Riggle, Craig Robinson and Will Sasso will lend their voices to the pic, about a band of blue-collar workers at the Union of Evil who must come together to save the world. The movie is in production… »
T.I., Dermot Mulroney, Scoot McNairy and David Harbour are set to join Jamie Foxx, Gabrielle Union and Michelle Monaghan in Baran bo Odar's action thriller "Sleepless Night". Andrea Berloff penned the script and filming begins June 15th in Atlanta and Las Vegas
Foxx plays a seemingly corrupt Las Vegas cop whose son is kidnaped by gangsters (Mulroney, McNairy) who want a shipment of cocaine he stole as payment. He races to save his child's life without getting caught by Internal Affairs and before the mobsters discover that he's actually lost the goods. [Source: Heat Vision]
Jennifer Hudson, Greg Kinnear, Jeffrey Wright and Alison Wright have joined the cast of "Confirmation," the TV movie about Clarence Thomas' Supreme Court confirmation hearings. The join Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce and Eric Stonestreet in the project.
The story explores the explosive 1991 Supreme Court nomination hearings which brought the country to a standstill »
- Garth Franklin
Production on Henchmen is underway at the company’s studios in Burnaby and Duncan, British Columbia. Gary Sanchez Productions, which came aboard last August, is no longer involved with the project due to scheduling conflicts.
Nathan Fillion, Jane Krakowski, Rob Riggle, Craig Robinson and Will Sasso have also signed on to the story about a ‘fallen henchman’ in a world of super-villains who must find his inner hero to rescue a new recruit and win the girl.
eOne holds Canadian rights and Wme Global represents sales for the rest of the world.
“We are absolutely »
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James Marsden, Thomas Middleditch and Rosario Dawson will star in Bron Studios’ first animated feature film, “Henchmen,” the company announced on Friday. The star-studded voice cast also includes Alfred Molina, Nathan Fillion, Jane Krakowski, Rob Riggle, Craig Robinson and Will Sasso. Marsden will voice Hank, a fallen henchman who must become a hero and lead his team (Middleditch, Krakowski and Robinson) to prevent Baron Blackout (Molina) from taking over the world, and save his love interest (Dawson) in the process. Fillion, best known for ABC’s “Castle” will voice superhero Captain Superior. Also Read: Jack Black and James Marsden Answer »
- Reid Nakamura
The movie is a Bron Studios production in association with CW Media Finance, with Adam Wood directing from is own script. Producers are Bron Studios’ Aaron L. Gilbert and Luke Carroll; executive producers are Jason Cloth of CW Media Finance and Bron’s Brenda Gilbert.
Wme Global is handling sales of the film outside Canada, while eOne Canada will distribute in Canada.
Middleditch (“Silicon Valley”) is voicing Lester, a new recruit to the Union of Evil, where he is assigned to a motley crew of blue-collar workers led by a fallen henchmen (voiced »
- Dave McNary
Mix one part totalitarian ruler with one part arrested manchild monster, and you have the main character of Fox’s Golan the Insatiable.
The new animated comedy (premiering this Sunday at 9:30/8:30c) takes a “really spoiled Beverly Hills brat who’s never been told no” type and turns him into “a dark overlord with superpowers,” star Rob Riggle (Modern Family), who voices the titular creature, describes in TVLine’s exclusive first look.
Golan gets thrown for a loop when he’s transported from his Conan the Barbarian »
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