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16 items from 2014


From Tina to Tots: Catch Up with the Cast of Napoleon Dynamite 10 Years Later

11 June 2014 12:45 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Napoleon Dynamite turns 10 on Wednesday, so we "guess you can say things are getting pretty serious." On June 11, 2004, the delightfully strange tale of an awkward yet confident high-schooler dancing his way through life hit theaters. Made on a budget of $400,000, the film went on to earn $44 million at the box office and has grown into a comedy classic, thanks to its quirky characters, ridiculously quotable conversations and a finicky llama named Tina. School elections and tater tots will never be the same thanks to Napoleon and the rest of the crew. To celebrate the movie's anniversary, the cast reunited at »

- Kelli Bender and Nicole Sands

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El Americano flies around world

21 May 2014 2:23 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Animation features voice cast of Lisa Kudrow, Edward James Olmos and Cheech Marin.

Guido Rud’s FilmSharks International has closed sales on El Americano: The Movie featuring a voice cast of Lisa Kudrow, Edward James Olmos and Cheech Marin.

Krisko Media has taken all rights for the Middle East, Vietnam and Malaysia while Top Film has acquired the film for Russia , Cis and East Europe.

Rico Rodriguez, Kate del Castillo, Erik Estrada, Adal Ramones, Gabriel Iglesias and Paul Rodriguez round out the cast.

Rud said Us and Mexican distributors were on board for a first quarter 2015 release and will be announced in due course.

“El Americano will make a positive impact because the story makes us realise that the answers to our struggles are right there in our own hearts, that we are each the hero of our own story, and that’s something we can all relate to,” said Olmos. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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FilmSharks Snags International Rights to Animated Feature ‘El Americano 3D’

13 May 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Guido Rud’s FilmSharks has inked international sales rights to “El Americano 3D,” billed as the first major U.S.-Mexico animated feature co-production.

FilmSharks is shopping pre-sales in Cannes. Lisa Kudrow heads the voice cast of the family-targeted pic that features Edward James Olmos, Rico Rodriguez, Cheech Marin, Kate del Castillo and Erik Estrada.

The fourth feature and first CG movie from Puebla Mexico-based Animex Studios, “Americano” is produced out of Burbank by Olmos Prods.

Story follows Cuco, a young Mexican parrot that embarks on an epic quest to persuade an American crime-fighting TV celeb to defend his family from bullies.

Animex founder and toon director Ricardo Arnaiz, creator and helmer of hit “La Leyenda de la Nahuala,” directs with Mike Kunkel, an animator on Disney’s “Tarzan.”

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- John Hopewell

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Modern Family: Season Six for ABC's Top Comedy

9 May 2014 10:40 AM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Stella the dog still has a chance to be included in the opening credits. Modern Family has been renewed for a sixth season on ABC

Modern Family follows three Los Angeles familes who are interrelated through Jay Pritchett and his adult children. The returning ensemble cast is Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Sarah Hyland, Ariel Winter, Nolan Gould, Rico Rodriguez, and Aubrey Anderson-Emmons.

The family sitcom is down about 17% year-to-year -- averaging a 3.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 9.92 million viewers -- but it remains the network's highest-rated scripted show by far.

What do you think? Are you glad that Modern Family is returning for a sixth season or do you think the show should have been cancelled? How long should it run?

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- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Modern Family's Teenage Boys Film a Scene With Topless Women on the Beach—See the Pic

21 February 2014 10:07 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Modern Family took to Bondi Beach to do some filming and some very unique extras joined the teenage boys. Rico Rodriguez and Nolan Gould walked by two topless ladies as they completed some of the cast's last scenes for the hit sitcom in Australia. The women, who skipped the bikini tops and wore pasties instead, flaunted their beach bodies and smiled at the actors. Gould also took a dip in the ocean and naturally one of the ladies joined him nearby. We will have to wait and see how this scene plays out on the popular series but if we're just judging by the photographs, it promises to be a comedic treat. The fun-loving cast is Down Under to film the show's annual vacation episode, which »

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The Modern Family Cast Turns Work Into Fun in the Sun

21 February 2014 7:17 AM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

The Modern Family cast is hard at work filming on location in Sydney, and they hit iconic Bondi Beach for a hilarious scene on Friday. Sofia Vergara led the pack in a multicolored, one-piece swimsuit, splashing around (and screaming) with her costar Ty Burrell as he got "attacked" by a huge blue jellyfish. The hijinks didn't stop there, though - Nolan Gould and Rico Rodriguez's characters get a surprise when they find that the beach is filled with topless sunbathers casually passing them by. For the rest of the cast - including Sarah Hyland, Ariel Winter, Julie Bowen, Ed O'Neill, and youngest cast member, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons - it was all fun in the sun. This award-winning cast knows how work and play hard. In addition to seeing the stars working on the beach, a few of their significant others were spotted, too. Sofia had her fiancé, Nick Loeb, with her during the trip, »

- Alyse Whitney

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Sarah Hyland Assaulted By Male Fan At 'Modern Family' Event, Leaves In Tears

20 February 2014 9:00 PM, PST | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Sarah Hyland was reportedly assaulted by a male fan at an event celebrating Modern Family’s arrival in Australia, where they are shooting a special episode.

Sarah Hyland Groped By Male Fan

Hyland, 23, was at a Modern Family after-party hosted by Qantas Airlines in Sydney, Australia, when the incident occurred, Thursday, Feb. 20. Hyland went outside to say hello to fans and take pictures with them. While she was interacting with fans, a man reportedly reached over and grabbed her breast. Hyland was reportedly able to push him away and yelled, “Don’t touch me there!” And her security was able to step in before the suspect could do any more harm to the actress. An emotional Hyland left immediately following the assault.

According to reports, the 29-year-old male was arrested and the investigation is currently ongoing. A spokesperson for the local police department confirmed that the man has been charged with assault, »

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This Week's Must-See TV: 5 Shows You Shouldn't Miss

16 February 2014 1:00 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Want to make sure you don't miss anything great on the telly in the next seven days? Never fear, because Tube Talk has done all the hard work for you and smushed all of this week's must-see TV into one snappy rundown. Check out what you should be checking out below...

And don't miss... James Corden returns to host The Brit Awards for one last time - Wednesday, February 19 at 8pm on ITV.

Modern Family: Monday (February 17) at 8pm on Sky1

Loving taunts, innocent treachery, plenty of fun and moments that'll tug on your heartstrings - we all know what to expect from Modern Family as it enters its fifth season, but that doesn't mean we're any less excited to check in with the Pritchetts, the Dunphys et al again.

This opening double bill kicks off with Cam (Eric Stonestreet) and Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) each enlisting the help »

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Modern Family Sky1 return date confirmed: Back with double bill

31 January 2014 3:45 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Modern Family will return to UK screens on February 17, it has been confirmed.

Sky1 has shifted the award-winning Us sitcom to Monday nights at 8pm for its fifth season.

Fans of the show who have Sky's On Demand facilities will be able to catch up with the first four seasons from February 1.

Launching with a double-bill, the opening episode 'Suddenly, Last Summer' features Phil (Ty Burrell) and Claire (Julie Bowen) trying to celebrate a kid-free week and Gloria (Sofia Vergara) and Jay (Ed O'Neill) preparing Manny (Rico Rodriguez) for a trip to Columbia.

Meanwhile, Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam (Eric Stonestreet) are contemplating a special proposal following California's decision to legalise gay marriage.

The second episode, 'First Days', centres on Luke (Nolan Gould) and Manny's first day at high school.

Modern Family scooped the Outstanding Comedy series gong at the 2013 Emmys.

Watch the classic Modern Family Emmys skit: »

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20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Winners

19 January 2014 7:03 AM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The cast of “American Hustle” poses at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 18, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

SAG-aftra presented its coveted Actor® statuette for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2013 at the “20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®” in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading actors, held Saturday, January. 18, at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center.

Honored with individual awards were Cate Blanchett, Jared Leto, Matthew McConaughey and Lupita Nyong’o for performances in motion pictures and Ty Burrell, Bryan Cranston, Michael Douglas, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Helen Mirren and Maggie Smith for performances in television.

The Screen Actors Guild Awards originated awards for the outstanding performances by a motion picture cast and by television drama and comedy ensembles. The Actor® for a motion picture cast performance went this year to American Hustle, while the Actors »

- Michelle McCue

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Full List of Screen Actors Guild Award Winners: Nyong'o Surprisingly Beats Jennifer Lawrence

18 January 2014 9:38 PM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

SAG Awards 2014 winners: Lupita Nyong’o surprises, shoo-in Cate Blanchett doesn’t (photo: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lupita Nyong’o in ’12 Years a Slave’) The 2014 SAG Awards ceremony was held at downtown Los Angeles’ Shrine Exposition Center earlier this evening, January 18. Presenters included Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Josh Holloway, Clark Gregg, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Mindy Kaling, and Pauley Perrette, in addition to about a couple of dozen nominees. Most of the winners — including those in the television categories — were the expected ones, e.g., Bryan Cranston for Breaking Bad, Best Actor Oscar winner Michael Douglas (Wall Street, 1987) for his portrayal of Liberace in Steven Soderbergh’s Behind the Candelabra, Jared Leto for Jean-Marc Vallée’s Dallas Buyers Club, two-time Oscar winner Maggie Smith (The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, 1969; California Suite, 1978) for Downton Abbey, and Best Actress Oscar winner Helen Mirren (The Queen, 2006) for Phil Spector. Even so, there »

- Steve Montgomery

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SAG Award Results: 'American Hustle€'. Takes Top Honor

18 January 2014 9:00 PM, PST | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

The Screen Actors Guild Awards took place on Saturday night in Los Angeles, where the best of film and television were celebrated.

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Top film honors went to David O. Russell’s American Hustle, which won Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture. It beat out 12 Years a Slave, August: Osage County, Lee Daniel’s The Butler and Dallas Buyers Club for the win.

Cate Blanchett received the award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, while Matthew McConaughey won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for Dallas Buyers Club. Supporting role awards went to McConaughey’s Dallas Buyer’s Club costar Jared Leto and 12 Year’s a Slave breakout star Lupita Nyong’o.

Breaking Bad won for Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series and its star, Bryan Cranston, won Outstanding Male Actor in »

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Blanchett, McConaughey bolster Oscar chances

18 January 2014 8:27 PM, PST | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

The odds of Cate Blanchett winning her second Oscar look even stronger after she collected the Screen Actors Guild award on Sunday for best lead actress in Blue Jasmine.

Similarly Matthew McConaughey.s hopes of taking the best lead actor prize have improved after SAG recognised his performance in Dallas Buyers Club.

The SAG awards for Jared Leto as best supporting actor for Dallas Buyers Club and for Lupita Nyong.o as supporting actress in 12 Years A Slave won.t have dimmed either.s chance of winning gold.

Meanwhile the outstanding cast award for American Hustle is viewed by some pundits as a harbinger of that film.s prospects of taking the best picture gong, as happened last year with Argo.

.At this point it just doesn.t appear Blanchett can be beaten . and she still has BAFTA to go before the Academy opens its envelopes on March 2,. opined Deadline com.s Peter Hammond. »

- Don Groves

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Modern Family's Nolan Gould's Dream Love Interest? Miranda Kerr!

18 January 2014 7:02 PM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Modern Family's Nolan Gould has grown up in front of our eyes over the past five seasons, and at tonight's SAG Awards, we talked with the teenager about his character's burgeoning interest in girls. Nolan told us about his ideal love interest and revealed his plans to get the dance floor started at the afterparty with his costar Rico Rodriguez. »

- Lindsay Miller

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Modern Family's Nolan Gould's Dream Love Interest? Miranda Kerr!

18 January 2014 7:02 PM, PST | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Modern Family's Nolan Gould has grown up in front of our eyes over the past five seasons, and at tonight's SAG Awards, we talked with the teenager about his character's burgeoning interest in girls. Nolan told us about his ideal love interest and revealed his plans to get the dance floor started at the afterparty with his costar Rico Rodriguez. »

- Lindsay Miller

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‘American Hustle’ Wins SAG Ensemble Cast Award

18 January 2014 5:14 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

American Hustle” has won the Screen Actors Guild award for ensemble cast.

Cate Blanchett took the SAG best actress award for “Blue Jasmine” and Matthew McConaughey won the actor for “Dallas Buyers Club.” McConaughey joined Jared Leto in taking trophies for the AIDS drama.

McConaughey’s portrayl of Ron Woodroof won him the the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. The role required him to lose 38 pounds.

Leto, who was heavily favored, topped Barkhad Abdi (“Captain Phillips”), Michael Fassbender (“12 Years a Slave”), Daniel Bruhl (“Rush”) and the late James Gandolfini (“Enough Said”). The actor, who portrays a transgender woman named Rayon, dedicated the award to those who have died of AIDS and those living with HIV and said he wanted to share the award to “the Rayons of the world.”

“The epidemic isn’t over,” Leto said backstage. “There still is not a cure.”

Lupita Nyong’o won the supporting »

- Dave McNary

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