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Todd Phillips knows dudes, so it was probably only a matter of time until the word actually landed in one of his movie titles. And so it goes for his upcoming "Arms And The Dudes," another story of bros getting in way over their heads, except in this case, it's all based on true events. Jonah Hill and Miles Teller star in the movie based on Guy Lawson's Rolling Stone article (read it right here) that follows 25-year-old David Packouz and 21-year-old Efraim Diveroli, who scored a $300 million Pentagon contract to arm allies in Afghanistan, taking them on a journey through the absurd and political world of international arms trafficking that would end up with the duo being busted for fraud. Bradley Cooper is one of the producer's on the movie, and the images suggest something slightly more serious than we're used to from the filmmaker. Read More: Todd Phillips »
- Kevin Jagernauth
The first images from Arms & the Dudes, director Todd Phillips’ first film since The Hangover Part III, have landed online thanks to Phillips himself. Based on a Rolling Stone article of the same name, the film tells the true story of two young guys who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to supply America’s allies in Afghanistan with munitions. After 85 deliveries to the war-torn country worth over $66 million, their Miami offices were raided by federal agents and the two were charged with 71 counts of fraud. Phillips had been developing the project for a few years as a producer through his and Bradley Cooper’s production shingle at Warner Bros., but last year he finally pulled the trigger on directing. Miles Teller and Jonah Hill star in the two lead roles, and Phillips co-wrote the script with Stephen Chin and Jason Smilovic. The first images, which Phillips unveiled on his Instagram, »
- Adam Chitwood
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Now that Warner Bros. has slated the action comedy for a release in 2016, we’re beginning to see the first signs of life from Todd Phillips’ upcoming picture, Arms and the Dudes. Taking to Instagram, The Hangover director shared several images from the production, showcasing Jonah Hill and Whiplash star Miles Teller as a pair of pot-smoking wheeler dealers.
Lifted from true events, the film follows the two friends as they quickly amass a small fortune by brokering deals with U.S. military contracts. It isn’t long before their illicit escapade spins out of control, though, and “The Dudes” find a lucrative deal worth $300 million sitting on their laps; one which would see them do business with some of the most ruthless players in the Iraq War.
Phillips has earmarked each still with the day of shooting, and though these may no be indicative of the final cut, »
- Michael Briers
Meet your new Arms Dealers, David and Efraim. After making three The Hangover movies, what is director Todd Phillips up to next? This is his next project, a movie called Arms and the Dudes, "based on a true story" of two young men who were contracted by the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan. Miles Teller plays David, Jonah Hill plays Efraim, to friends who suddenly start bidding on military contracts, but then they end up in-over-their-heads with the Afghanistan deal. This sounds like it might be really good, especially coming from the comedic mind of Todd Phillips. SlashFilm found four new photos posted online. Here's the new photos from Arms and the Dudes, from Todd Phillips on his Instagram @toddphillips1: Based on a true story, Arms and the Dudes follows two friends in their early 20s (Hill and Teller) living in Miami during the Iraq War who »
- Alex Billington
Todd Phillips is working on his first film since The Hangover III, and it stars Jonah Hill and Miles Teller as a pair of American guys who exploit a legal loophole to get rich via military contracts. Things naturally get out of hand, and Arms and the Dudes follows the two as they land a deal to provide […]
The post Todd Phillips Shares Images From ‘Arms and the Dudes’ appeared first on /Film. »
- Russ Fischer
Warner Bros. Pictures has shifted around its upcoming release schedule today with several of its smaller films either getting new dates or locked into specific dates for the first time.
They’ve set Gavin O'Connor's Ben Affleck-led assassin thriller "The Accountant" has locked down a January 29th 2016 release. Warners' New Line division had scheduled an untitled horror film for that date, but has moved that up by a week.
Meanwhile Todd Phillips' true story tale "Arms & the Dudes", starring Jonah Hill and Miles Teller, will now open on March 11th 2016. The story follows two friends in their early 20s living in Miami during the Iraq War who exploit a little-known government initiative that allows small businesses to bid on U.S. Military contracts.
Finally "Project Xx," the sequel to the hard partying teen comedy, is targeting an August 19th 2016 release.
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- Garth Franklin
Warner Bros has confirmed a collection of new release dates for some of its upcoming projects, Each of these thus far as an American date, but we expect the UK arrival in each case to be roughly around the same time.
First up, there's The Accountant, from Warrior director Gavin O'Connor. The film stars Ben Affleck, Jeffrey Tambor, Anna Kendrick and J K Simmons. It follows the story of a man who's an accountant most of the time, and an assassin the rest of it. And it's now due to arrive on January 22nd.
Then there's the new film from The Hangover director Todd Phillips. Entitled Arms & The Dudes, the new comedy stars Jonah Hill and Miles Teller as a pair of friends who decide to bid on Us military contracts during the Iraq war. »
Warner Bros has set release dates for four of its five upcoming films, and has removed one planned event movie from the schedule entirely. The action thriller The Accountant, starring Ben Affleck, John Lithgow, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, and Cynthia Addai-Robinson will hit theaters on January 29, 2016. The Todd Phillips-directed crime comedy Arms & The Dudes, starring Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Ana de Armas, and J. B. Blanc is set for release on March 11… »
Affleck plays a brilliant accountant who moonlights as an assassin. The film is directed by Gavin O’Connor from Bill Dubuque’s script and co-stars Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal and Cynthia Addai-Robinson. Producers are Lynette Howell and Mark Williams.
Fox/DreamWorks Animation’s “Kung Fu Panda 3″ and Disney thriller “The Finest Hours,” starring Chris Pine and Affleck’s brother Casey, are also set for Jan. 29. Warner Bros. moved an untitled New Line horror film forward a week to Jan. 22.
Warner Bros. also set Miles Teller-Jonah Hill crime-comedy “Arms and the Dudes” for March 11. Todd Phillips is directing the story of two Miami stoners who wound up with a government contract to supply weapons for U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
The studio has also dated “Project Xx, »
- Dave McNary
There’s a box office bro-down — er, showdown — brewing between siblings Ben and Casey Affleck, as Warner Bros. has announced it will release Ben’s hit-man movie “The Accountant” on Jan. 29, 2016 — the same day Disney will unveil Casey’s Coast Guard drama “The Finest Hours.” Warner Bros. has also announced release dates for Todd Phillips‘ “Arms & the Dudes” starring Miles Teller and Jonah Hill, and a sequel to “Project X,” which was produced by Phillips. “The Accountant” is expected to serve as a strong counter-programming measure against DreamWorks Animation’s “Kung Fu Panda 3” as well as “The Finest »
- Jeff Sneider
’80s-set corporate morality tale A Most Violent Year has been earmarked as one to watch more than most. Echoing Sidney Lumet’s urban thrillers of the ’70s, it brings a fresh sensibility to the genre by casting two of American cinema’s true up and comers – Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain.
Looking to the past while paving a way to the future, the talent behind the project is writer/director J.C. Chandor. Thn got the chance to sit down and talk turkey with the man himself. Expecting him to be a serious-minded sort, we were surprised to find Chandor open and talkative about his work, giving detailed insights into everything from his leading lady’s fingernails and getting tributed by Jonah Hill, to the elements that inspired the highly-intriguing end result…
Thn: The setting for the film is very specific and gives the story its title. What came first for you, »
- Steve Palace
The Craft is getting a remake, and it's fair to say that people are somewhat tentative about the prospect.
Remaking any film that people actually like is always a bold move, but messing about with a teen cult classic from the 1990s is just asking for trouble.
you can't reboot the craft. I Bind You Sony, From Doing Harm
— hella (@goddamnhella) May 14, 2015
So: they're remaking The Craft. We're running away before you shoot the messenger... http://t.co/mee4DaYNJA pic.twitter.com/fCtbAlbsGL
— Den Of Geek (@denofgeek) May 14, 2015
The Craft is in just as much need for a remake as Oldboy and Akira.
Die In A Fire
— Irene Koh (@_PromKnight) May 14, 2015
What The Hell Is Wrong With Hollywood, First Remaking Poltergeist Now The Craft, Don't They Have Any Imagination Anymore Really Makes My Grr
— Sy John Ewing (@SyJohnEwing) May 14, 2015
Just as with Total Recall, I »
Miles Teller and his girlfriend, Keleigh Sperry, enjoyed a nice afternoon at the beach in Miami on Sunday. The Whiplash and Divergent star went shirtless for the warm day, while Keleigh showed off her frame in an orange bikini. The couple showed sweet Pda on the sand before taking a dip in the ocean, but things took a scary turn when a pregnant woman who was swimming nearby with her young daughter told them she had seen a shark. Miles took the woman by the hand and pulled her from the water; the actor, who is in Miami while filming Arms and the Dudes with Jonah Hill, appeared to be shaken, but the group unwound on the shore after the alarming moment. Keleigh later shared the story on Instagram, saying, "She came up to us freaking out telling us to not freak out but it was a shark. And the »
Bridesmaids made her a star, but does Hollywood know what to make of Rebel Wilson? The Australian actor talks about overcoming rubbish roles, being mistaken for ‘Jonah Hill in drag’ – and her friend Jennifer Lawrence’s naked selfies
I am in the Chateau Marmont hotel in West Hollywood, steeling myself for Rebel Wilson’s arrival. Wilson likes a dramatic entrance. A few days before we meet, the Australian actor-comedian rocked up on stage at the MTV movie awards to introduce a clip from her new film dressed as a Victoria’s Secret angel, in wings and leather, the word “Think” emblazoned across her backside. Then she took the mic and riffed on the similarity between her genitals and a burrito.
Today, Wilson is considerably more understated. She sidles up to my table and offers a limp hand with a hesitant giggle. She giggles a lot, in fact, but tells me »
- Stephanie Rafanelli
“The D Train” is a head-scratcher of a film, and not in a good way. Written and directed by Jarrad Paul and Andrew Mogel (the duo behind Jonah Hill’s short-lived animated series, “Allen Gregory”), the comedy stars Jack Black as Dan Landsman, a man still yearning for approval from high school classmates. He wasn’t popular when he graduated 20 years ago, and he still isn’t. He’s a social outcast, a guy who never really fit in and longs for adoration and acceptance. Despite this driving desire, Dan has a loving and attractive wife (Stacey, portrayed by Kathryn Hahn), an affectionate 14-year-old son (Russell Posner, “Fading Gigolo”), and an infant daughter. Given all he has at home — which, held up to the light of Dan’s social shortcomings, never achieves believability — you’d expect him to be more than content. Yet, he’s not. He barely acknowledges Stacey, »
- Zach Hollwedel
Yesterday we got our first official look at three cast members in costume from Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming Western The Hateful Eight, and today the first images from the film reveal the entire lineup in all their bundled-up glory. The story takes place a few years after the Civil War and revolves around a group of traveling strangers who are forced to take refuge together at a bar when a snowstorm hits the Wyoming landscape. This being a Tarantino film and all, we can safely assume the characters don’t become best friends by the movie's end. These new images reveal the full “Hateful Eight”, and they are as follows: Kurt Russell as John Ruth, a “mean sonuvabitch” bounty hunter on his way to Red Rock with a murderous woman in tow. Samuel L. Jackson as Major Marquis Warren, a former Union officer who lives in the Wyoming mountains. Jennifer Jason Leigh as Daisy Domergue, »
- Adam Chitwood
Scarlett Johansson Oscar dress Scarlett Johansson at the Oscars Looking great in a long purple dress, Scarlett Johansson displays her tight-fitting costume and bare back at the 83rd Academy Awards held on Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Oscar 2011 co-host and Best Actor nominee James Franco (for Danny Boyle's 127 Hours) thus introduced Johansson and fellow Oscar presenter Matthew McConaughey: "I am six degrees of Kevin Bacon away from our next two presenters. Figure it out on the Internet." Well, if you're lucky. Some have remarked that Franco was a more effective Oscar host online, where he tweeted some of the evening's to-dos, than on the stage of the Kodak Theatre. His fellow equally panned Oscarcast host was actress Anne Hathaway. Scarlett Johansson movies Scarlett Johansson has been featured in more than 40 films since her debut at age 10 in Rob Reiner's North, back in 1994. Johansson, in fact, »
- D. Zhea
Even a Swedish brute like Ivan Drago -- ahem, Dolph Lundgren -- understands that when you're offered a role in a Coen brothers film, you don't turn it down, even if you feel you might be just a tiny bit out of place. "The casting was a bit of a shocker. They called me out of nowhere a few months ago," tells Lundgren of his small role in the Coens' next film, Hail, Caesar! "I'm a huge fan of theirs and I never expected to be in any Coen brothers movies, but I guess I am!" The quotes come from a recent interview with Creative Screenwriting, in which Lundgren speaks mostly of his upcoming film Skin Trade, which he wrote, but also informs us a bit about his experience on the set of the Joel and Ethan Coen's latest project. "It's a movie set in the 1950s called Hail, »
- Jordan Benesh
Filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen's next film, Hail Caesar!, has been in the works for years and will finally hit theaters February 5, 2016, but details are still scarce. We know the story revolves around a challenging day in the life of a Hollywood "fixer" who works to protect the stars of the 1950s studio system. Like all of the Coen Brothers' films, Hail Caesar! is led by an incredible ensemble cast that includes Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum, Scarlett Johansson, and Jonah Hill. The film will also feature a cameo from action star Dolph Lundgren, who recently spoke about his time on set in an interview with Creative Screenwriting. Lundgren spilled some details about his cameo, and a little bit about Tatum's role too. It was a bit of a shocker. They called me out of nowhere a few months ago. It’s a movie »
- Haleigh Foutch
There are only a select few actors in the entire world who can command $20 million for a movie role simply by being in front of the cameras when they start to roll, but that exclusive club gained a new member recently. Her name, you askc Jennifer Lawrence, of course. Didn't you read the headlinec According to a report at The Hollywood Reporter, Lawrence is set to pull in twenty rocks for her role opposite Chris Pratt (who's getting $10 million) in Passengers, a long-gestating sci-fi feature that ultimately landed at Sony. Keanu Reeves and Reese Witherspoon were once attached to star, then Reeves and Rachel McAdams, and now hot commodities Lawrence and Pratt are locked in as the leads, with Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game) set to direct. Lawrence's negotiation strength has grown exponentially since picking up her first Oscar nomination for Winter's Bone and starring in both the X-Men and Hunger Games franchises. »
- Jordan Benesh
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