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Justin Theroux to guest star in Maniac alongside Emma Stone and Jonah Hill

7 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Variety is reporting that The Leftovers star Justin Theroux has signed on for a guest role in Maniac, the upcoming Netflix series featuring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill.

Maniac is based upon a Norwegian series and follows a man who lives a fantasy life in his dreams, whilst locked up in a mental institution. Superbad co-stars Stone and Hill will both play patients in the institution, as well as executive producing alongside Cary Fukunaga, who also directs.

Theroux most recently appeared in The Leftovers, which finished up its three season run on HBO this past June. His upcoming big screen credits include animated feature The Lego Ninjago Movie, Duncan Jones’ sci-fi thriller Mute, and action comedy The Spy Who Dumped Me. »

- Gary Collinson

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Superbad Was the First Movie to Use This Raunchy Curse Word

18 August 2017 5:07 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Superbad came out 10 years ago this weekend and has gone on to become a true modern comedy classic. The movie did really well at the box office, but it has really taken on a life of its own in the years since its release. The movie was written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, who have become quite the duo in Hollywood these days. In honor of the movie's 10th anniversary, Rogen took to Twitter to reveal some pretty surprising facts about Superbad. For one, it was the first movie to ever use a particular curse word.

Seth Rogen revealed several things about Superbad on Twitter recently, but no doubt, one of the most hilarious is that the movie actually has a strange claim to fame. According to him, the MPAA said that they were the first movie to ever use the term "fingerf&%k" in a movie. Here's what »

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Seth Rogen Shares ‘Superbad’ Trivia on The Film’s 10th Anniversary

18 August 2017 4:30 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

It’s hard to believe, but yesterday marked the tenth anniversary of the theatrical release of Greg Mottola‘s Superbad, the high school comedy that launched the careers of up-and-coming actors like Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, and Emma Stone. To celebrate the occasion, Seth Rogen – who co-wrote the movie with Evan Goldberg and co-starred as Officer Michaels – […]

The post Seth Rogen Shares ‘Superbad’ Trivia on The Film’s 10th Anniversary appeared first on /Film. »

- Ben Pearson

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Seth Rogen Reveals a 'Jersey Shore' Catchphrase Came From 'Superbad,' Shares More Fun Facts as Film Turns 10

18 August 2017 2:55 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Seth Rogen may not have starred on Jersey Shore, but he sure did inspire the Seaside Heights gang!

The 35-year-old Canadian actor had some fun tweeting out facts about Superbad on Thursday to celebrate the beloved comedy's 10th anniversary, and there was one in particular that caught fans' attention.

Watch: 'Jersey Shore' Stars Jam Out to Show's Old Theme Song!

Buried deep down on his list of factoids was this key piece of (Nsfw) knowledge: "The cast of Jersey Shore confirmed to me that the phrase "D.T.F" or "Down To F**k" is from Superbad."

We were hoping we had somehow forgotten that "Gtl" had originated with Jonah Hill and Michael Cera, but here we are. 

The Neighbors 2 star provided many more tidbits, including where you can spot Danny McBride and who inspired some of the movie's raunchiest jokes:

Related: Seth Rogen Can't Believe His Mom Tweeted About Her Sex Life

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Seth Rogen shares a ton of trivia about Superbad for 10th anniversary

18 August 2017 10:00 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Yesterday was the 10th anniversary of the comedy classic Superbad, a movie that made stars out of Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Emma Stone and Christopher Mintz-Plasse, the latter donning what may be one of the most classic names in movie history –“McLovin.” It’s hard to believe the film is already this old and to commemorate the movie’s birthday writer/star... Read More »

- Matt Rooney

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The Defenders Recap: Who Emerged as the All-Stars of TV's Marvel Team-Up?

18 August 2017 9:32 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Did one of Netflix’s superhero series just come crashing to a halt?

Marvel’s The Defenders released all eight episodes on Friday morning, slowly but surely uniting Matt Murdoch, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Danny Rand in a case to keep the ominous global organization known as The Hand from making New York the latest city to fall to its centuries-long whims. A recap, of all eight episodes, follows. Warning, the recap reveals spoilers, as it recaps things that happened, in all eight episodes. Of The Defenders. On Netflix. Spoilers! (Warning.)

Matt (Charlie Cox) met Jessica (Krysten Ritter) when »

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From Dtf to D*ck Drawings: 10 Fun Facts Seth Rogen Just Revealed About Superbad

18 August 2017 8:05 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

As old as typing this sentence makes me feel, here goes: Aug. 17 marked 10 whole years since the initial release of Superbad. A decade after Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's hit 2007 comedy about thinly fictionalized versions of themselves in high school hit theaters - Jonah Hill plays Seth, Michael Cera plays Evan - Rogen decided to share some choice pieces of trivia about the movie on Twitter this week. From the legacy of one of the movie's greatest phrases to a cameo you most definitely missed, relive the glory of Superbad below. RelatedThis Old Table Read of Superbad's Sex Scene Is Emma Stone at Her Finest Danny Mcbride is an extra in the background of the first party scene in Superbad. - Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) August 18, 2017 Evan Goldberg's brother Dave drew all the dick drawings in Superbad. - Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) August 18, 2017 Almost all the names in Superbad »

- Quinn Keaney

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‘Superbad’ 10th Anniversary: Seth Rogen Reveals 10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Comedy Classic

18 August 2017 7:24 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Superbad” turned 10 years old this week, and co-writer Seth Rogen celebrated by revealing some secrets about the making of the beloved comedy classic. Directed by Greg Mottola and co-written by Rogen and Evan Goldberg, the film turned Jonah Hill and Michael Cera into household comedy names and introduced the world to Christopher Mintz-Plasse’s McLovin.

Read More:Seth Rogen Regrets That Some ‘Superbad’ Jokes Were ‘Blatantly Homophobic’

It’s hard to believe the film is celebrating its 10th anniversary. “Superbad” premiered in August 2007 and was a late summer sleeper hit, grossing $121 million in the U.S. opposite a $20 million budget. The film had Judd Apatow as an executive producer, and his directorial effort “Knocked Up” had already become an R-rated comedy success a few months earlier.

In a serious of 10 hilarious tweets, Rogen provided some colorful facts about the movie’s creation. Apparently, “Superbad” is the first movie to use a very perverse curse word, »

- Zack Sharf

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Seth Rogen Drops 'Superbad' Secrets on 10-Year Anniversary

18 August 2017 6:49 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Happy anniversary, Superbad.

To celebrate 10 years since the then-relatively unknown Jonah Hill and Michael Cera unleashed their horny teenagers into the classic comedy movie scene, Seth Rogen has dropped a handful of behind-the-scenes trivia for Superbad fans.

Rogen, who also stars in the film along with Emma Stone, wrote the script with his writing partner, Evan Goldberg, when they were teenagers. Hill and Cera play characters named Seth and Evan, respectively.

The low-budget $20-million, R-rated movie was a success at the box office when it made its 2007 debut, earning a bigger-than-expected haul of $170 million. Judd Apatow, who was coming »

- Jackie Strause

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Seth Rogen Just Dropped Some Major Truth Bombs About Superbad

17 August 2017 8:25 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

These movie confessions aren't Superbad; they're super good! As the cast celebrated the comedy's ten-year anniversary today, Seth Rogen decided to surprise fans with more than a few fun facts about the big-screen project. Ladies and gentlemen, who's ready for some "Superbad trivia?" In a series of tweets Thursday evening, Seth revealed new stories about the film featuring Michael Cena and Jonah Hill. "The cast of Jersey Shore confirmed to me that the phrase 'D.T.F' or 'Down To F--k' is from Superbad," Seth wrote. Not impressed? Oh wait, there's more! "During the MPAA screenings of Superbad they said we were the »

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Cary Fukunaga’s Netflix Series Maniac Casts Justin Theroux

17 August 2017 4:40 PM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

The Leftovers' Justin Theroux joins the cast of Cary Fukunaga's Netflix series Maniac, alongside leads Emma Stone and Jonah Hill. »

- Michael Kennedy

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Cary Fukunaga’s Netflix Series Maniac Welcomes Justin Theroux

17 August 2017 4:16 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

He will guest-star alongside Jonah Hill and Emma Stone. »

- Jordan Crucchiola

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The Leftovers' Justin Theroux Joins Emma Stone, Jonah Hill's Netflix Series Maniac

17 August 2017 3:41 PM, PDT | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

Justin Theroux has lined up his next gig, and it's a good one.

The star of The Leftovers will join Netflix's Maniac, a dark comedy with big names Emma Stone and Jonah Hill already attached, The Hollywood Reporter says. What's more, True Detective mastermind Cary Fukunaga will direct the series,

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- Tim Surette

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Justin Theroux to Guest Star on Emma Stone, Jonah Hill Netflix Series ‘Maniac’

17 August 2017 3:36 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Justin Theroux has been cast in a guest starring role in Emma Stone and Jonah Hill’s upcoming Netflix series “Maniac,” Variety has confirmed.

Details on the nature of Theroux’s character are unknown, but the series is a dark comedy based on a Norwegian series. It follows a man who lives a fantasy life in his dreams, but in reality, is locked up at an institution. Both Hill and Stone will play patients in the institution.

Theroux most recently starred in the HBO series “The Leftovers,” which ended its run on the premium cable network after three seasons in June. He has also appeared in the TV shows “Six Feet Under” and “Parks and Recreation.” On the film side, he has appeared in films such as “American Psycho,” “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle,” and “The Girl on the Train.” Theroux has also found success as a screenwriter, having worked on the scripts for “Tropic Thunder,” “Iron Man 2 »

- Joe Otterson

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Justin Theroux Joins Emma Stone, Jonah Hill in Netflix’s Maniac Series

17 August 2017 3:34 PM, PDT | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Based on the 2014 Norwegian series

The post Justin Theroux Joins Emma Stone, Jonah Hill in Netflix’s Maniac Series appeared first on ComingSoon.net. »

- Jenna Busch

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Justin Theroux Lands on Netflix’s ‘Maniac’ With Emma Stone and Jonah Hill

17 August 2017 3:20 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Justin Theroux is joining Jonah Hill and Emma Stone on the Netflix series “Maniac.” Theroux will recur on the 10-episode dark comedy series that Cary Fukunaga is directing. “Maniac” is based on a 2014 Norwegian series and centers on two patients in a mental institution who escape to fantasy realms. Also Read: Emma Stone Dethrones Jennifer Lawrence as World's Highest-Paid Actress The “Leftovers” alum will recur as James Mantleray on the series from Paramount Television and Anonymous Content. “Maniac” does not yet have a premiere date. »

- Ryan Gajewski

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Justin Theroux Joins Emma Stone and Jonah Hill in Cary Fukunaga’s ‘Maniac’ Netflix Series

17 August 2017 3:14 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Justin Theroux won’t be staying off television for too long. The actor is following his acclaimed three-season run on HBO’s “The Leftovers” by joining Emma Stone and Jonah Hill in “Maniac,” the Netflix original drama from “True Detective” Season 1 director Cary Fukunaga. The filmmaker made Netflix’s first original feature, “Beasts of No Nation,” which was released in October 2015.

Read More:‘The Leftovers’ Longest Running Joke: A Timeline of Every Reference to Justin Theroux’s Penis

Maniac” is a 10-episode drama based on the 2014 Norwegian series. Hill and Stone’s characters are patients in a mental asylum and a majority of the season will take place in their dreamed-up fantasy worlds. Think of it as Fukunaga’s version of “Sucker Punch.” Theroux is playing a character named James Mantleray, who is rumored to be an alcoholic mad scientist. No character description has been confirmed.

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- Zack Sharf

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Justin Theroux Joins Emma Stone-Jonah Hill Netflix Series 'Maniac'

17 August 2017 3:07 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Justin Theroux has found his next TV role.

The Leftovers grad has signed onto join Emma Stone and Jonah Hill in the upcoming Netflix series Maniac, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

The dark comedy is based on the 2014 Norwegian TV series of the same name. The original centered on Espen, a mental patient at a psychiatric ward who escapes reality and lives in a fantasy world in his mind.

Theroux will recur in the 10-episode first season as James Mantleray.

The U.S. adaptation landed a straight-to-series order at Netflix in March 2016 with Stone — ahead of her Oscar-winning turn »

- Kate Stanhope

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Justin Theroux To Co-Star In Emma Stone-Jonah Hill Netflix Series ‘Maniac’ At Par TV

17 August 2017 3:00 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Coming off a three-season stint as the lead of HBO’s praised drama series The Leftovers, Justin Theroux has been tapped to co-star opposite Emma Stone and Jonah Hill in the high-profile 10-episode Netflix series Maniac.  Filming just started on the Paramount TV/Anonymous Content dark comedy in New York City, with Cary Fukunaga set to direct all episodes. Maniac, written by Patrick Somerville based on the 2014 Norwegian series, revolves around the fantasy worlds of Hill… »

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Justin Theroux Joins Maniac Netflix Comedy With Emma Stone, Jonah Hill

17 August 2017 3:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

In a Departure from his recent dramatic work, The Leftovers star Justin Theroux has signed on to Netflix’s upcoming dark comedy Maniac, TVLine has learned.

The series, an adaptation of a Norwegian comedy, stars Jonah Hill and Emma Stone as patients in a mental institution where Hill’s character has constructed a fabulous fantasy world for himself. Theroux will guest-star on the comedy; details on his character are being kept under wraps right now.

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