10 items from 2016
With production coming to an end this month, Netflix has officially announced the supporting cast for its upcoming spy comedy True Memoirs of an International Assassin, which is headlined by Kevin James (Paul Blart: Mall Cop).
The film, which is being directed by Jeff Wadlow (Kiss-Ass 2), will see James joined in the cast by Andy Garcia (Kill the Messenger), Rob Riggle (21 Jump Street), Maurice Compte (Narcos), Kelen Coleman (The McCarthy’s), Andrew Howard (Taken 3), Leonard Earl Howze (Memphis Beat), Yul Vazquez (The Lottery), Zulay Henao (The Single Moms Club) and Kim Coates (Sons of Anarchy).
True Memoirs of an International Assassin follows an author who gets caught up in an international assassination plot after his fictional novel is published as a true story. It is set to arrive on Netflix later this year.
- Gary Collinson
Back in September, Fox announced that their hit sitcom New Girl will be getting a new roommate, with Megan Fox signing on for a multi-episode guest starring arc in the show. We got our first brief glimpse at the actress in a trailer that surfaced in December, but Entertainment Weekly has debuted a new trailer and photos from next week's episode, Reagan, airing Tuesday, February 9, with even more footage of the guest star. This trailer reveals that the actress' character, Reagan, has a history with Cece (Hannah Simone), who both "hooked up" at the MTV Beach House.
The casting move was made after Zooey Deschanel had a baby in real life, causing her to be absent from the show, leading to Megan Fox being cast. Her character Reagan will debut in next week's episode, and is described as a straight-shooting pharmaceutical sales rep, who comes to town on business and rents out Jess' room, »
Filling the void left by series stalwart Zooey Deschanel – who took a brief hiatus from the show for maternity leave – Fox is on board to play the role of a Reagan, described as “a gorgeous, straight-shooting pharmaceutical sales rep who comes to town on business and shakes things up in the loft when she rents out Jess’ room while she is sequestered on jury duty.”
Taking up the mantle of the newest New Girl, the latest clip for the series’ return is more of an introduction to how Fox’s newcomer will interact with her new friends, particularly Schmidt (Max Greenfield) and Nick (Jake Johnson). With Deschanel’s Jess absent on jury duty, series showrunner Liz Meriweather teased just »
- Michael Briers
Netflix has added several actors to its Kevin James action comedy True Memoirs Of An International Assassin. Zulay Henao (The Single Moms Club), Andy Garcia (Kill the Messenger), Maurice Compte (Narcos), Kelen Coleman (The McCarthys), Andrew Howard (Taken 3), Rob Riggle (22 Jump Street), Leonard Earl Howze (Memphis Beat), Yul Vazquez (The Lottery) and Kim Coates (Sons Of Anarchy) have join the pic directed by Jeff Wadlow. James stars as a mild-mannered would-be author who… »
Looks like Kevin James is going to be leading a Netflix original film, and despite the above featured image, it is a not a Paul Blart: Mall Cop movie. The streaming service has announced today that the actor/comedian will be heading the film entitled True Memoirs Of An International Assassin.
The film's synopsis is as follows:
"A mild-mannered would-be author gets mistaken for a killer-for-hire when his fictional novel about an international assassin is published as a true story. The book is a huge success and he is suddenly kidnapped and taken to Venezuela and forced into an assassination plot."
While I feel no particular way or another about this film, I'm very interested to see the online interest. Given James' »
- Joseph Medina
Netflix has rounded out the cast of True Memoirs Of An International Assassin, the streaming service’s action comedy starring Kevin James. Zulay Henao, Andy Garcia, Maurice Compte, Kelen Coleman, Andrew Howard, Rob Riggle, Leonard Earl Howze and Yul Vazquez have joined the pic, which began shooting in November and wraps in about a week for a bow later this year. Sons Of Anarchy alum Kim Coates previously joined the cast. Jeff Wadlow is directing the movie based on the… »
Netflix has announced the full cast for their upcoming action/comedy original feature "True Memoirs of an International Assassin" from PalmStar Media, Broken Road Productions and Global Film Group. Filming began in Atlanta in November and is scheduled to wrap next week in the Dominican Republic.
Funnyman Kevin James and Genesis Rodriguez ("Man on a Ledge") lead the cast in the film which also stars Zulay Henao ("The Single Moms Club"), Andy Garcia ("Kill the Messenger"), Maurice Compte ("Narcos"), Kelen Coleman ("The McCarthy's"), Andrew Howard ("Taken 3"), Rob Riggle ("22 Jump Street"), Leonard Earl Howze ("Memphis Beat"), Yul Vazquez ("The Lottery") and Kim Coates ("Sons of Anarchy").
James plays a mild-mannered would-be author who gets mistaken for a hitman-for-hire when his fictional novel about an international assassin is published as a true story. He is suddenly kidnapped and taken to Venezuela and forced into an assassination plot.
Jeff Wadlow ("Kick Ass »
- Garth Franklin
Want to go to Hell and back without the, you know, going to Hell part? Daily Dead's Hell and Back DVD contest details are after the jump. Also in this round-up: a teaser trailer for The Harvesters, details on the Netflix series Gypsy, and an update on the release of The Abandoned.
How to Enter: For a chance to win, email email@example.com with the subject “Hell and Back Contest”. Be sure to include your name and mailing address.
Entry Details: The contest will end at 12:01 am Est on January 12th. This contest is only open to those who are eighteen years of age or older that live in the United States. Only one entry per household will be accepted.
Press Release: "Los Angeles, CA (December 3, 2015) – Freestyle Digital Media announced today that »
- Tamika Jones
You may have noticed posters for the R-rated, stop-motion animated comedy Hell and Back throughout the summer and fall seasons in anticipation of its October release only to find it didn’t come to a theater near you. It was released and took in about $150,000 on the few screens it graced to the chagrin of a ton of hopeful Nick Swardson fans complaining on the movie’s Facebook page about their inability to watch. So this week brings with it a belated VOD Christmas gift for many. To all those who believe themselves one of these brave souls chomping at the bit, please look deep inside yourself and really ask whether Swardson is your God because his being merely a passing chuckle won’t be enough to save you.
- Jared Mobarak
We understand the sentiment, Schmidt, but was Nick really your first choice for best man?
Because, as we see in New Girl‘s Season 5 premiere, the law school dropout/minority bar owner/panic moonwalker is incapable of handling even the most basic head groomsman task without messing it up — and possibly committing a felony in the process.
RelatedNew Girl: Which of Jess’ Guys Is Back? Plus — Watch a Premiere Sneak Peek
But Nick’s possibly law-breaking mistake (more on that in a minute) gets lost under the bigger drama: When Jess flies Cece’s mom in for her engagement party, »
10 items from 2016
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