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Chorus of Celebs! Dave Franco Challenges Famous Pals to Sing in Public: Watch

22 July 2016 1:25 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

It doesn't get much better than Dave Franco belting out Backstreet Boys in the middle of a New York City Apple Store. To promote his new film Nerve, the 31-year-old posed a perky challenge to friends and fans: daring people to "find their nerve" (using #FindYourNerve on social media) and record themselves singing in public. The actor kicked off the challenge by singing the Backstreet Boys classic "I Want It That Way" - in the middle of an Apple store in Soho. "The whole thing is fun, it's about encouraging people to get out of their shell a little bit, »

- Maya Anderman, @MayaAnderman

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Chorus of Celebs! Dave Franco Challenges Famous Pals to Sing in Public: Watch

22 July 2016 1:25 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

It doesn't get much better than Dave Franco belting out Backstreet Boys in the middle of a New York City Apple Store. To promote his new film Nerve, the 31-year-old posed a perky challenge to friends and fans: daring people to "find their nerve" (using #FindYourNerve on social media) and record themselves singing in public. The actor kicked off the challenge by singing the Backstreet Boys classic "I Want It That Way" - in the middle of an Apple store in Soho. "The whole thing is fun, it's about encouraging people to get out of their shell a little bit, »

- Maya Anderman, @MayaAnderman

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Extended Comic-Con Clip For Trolls Targets Your Happy Place

21 July 2016 1:52 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

DreamWorks’ furry critters run rampant – and belt out a song or two – in today’s all-new clip for Trolls, the upcoming animation directed by the studio’s Shrek dream team, Mike Mitchell, Walt Dohrn and Gina Shay.

Hailing from San Diego Comic-Con, the extended snippet sheds light on Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake’s pint-sized protagonists, as they squabble under a blanket of stars. Timberlake, who appears to be playing the grouchier Troll of the two, struggles to get some shut-eye, prompting Kendrick’s enthused critter to offer a delicate over of Simon and Garfunkel’s “Sound of Silence.”

They’ll be joined for the movie by Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Russell Brand, Zooey Deschanel, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, James Corden, Kunal Nayyar, Ron Funches, Icona Pop, Beasts of the Southern Wild breakout Quvenzhané Wallis, with John Cleese and Gwen Stefani. And…exhale.

Come November 4, Trolls will test its might against notable »

- Michael Briers

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#SquadGoals: Our five favourite superhero squad members

21 July 2016 7:38 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

#SquadGoals: Our five favourite superhero squad members#SquadGoals: Our five favourite superhero squad membersAdriana Floridia7/21/2016 9:38:00 Am

Today marks the first day of San Diego Comic-Con, the biggest comic book convention there is, and the best place to live out your wildest fan fantasies.

The convention is a dream for comic book nerds, and really for anyone who enjoys popular culture. It's cool to be a nerd these days, so we're embracing our inner geek and getting ready for all of the news that is bound to come out of #Sdcc. 

In the spirit of Comic-Con, and with this year's next biggest comic book adaptation hitting the big screens in August, Suicide Squad, we've made an epic playlist at the Cineplex Store to get you hyped up on all things comic books and superheroes. Since Suicide Squad features the ultimate team of super villains, we've narrowed down our own »

- Adriana Floridia

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‘Trolls’ Sneak Peek: How DreamWorks Embraced Retro Happiness

13 July 2016 10:38 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Trolls” represents the far side of “Shrek”— a bright, happy, fuzzy, nostalgic, musical journey that taps the idealism of the ’60s/’70s counterculture for all its worth.

What else would you do with Danish woodcutter Thomas Dam’s iconic, lovable troll dolls?

“There was no story, there was no mythology, so we could create whatever we wanted,” explained Dohrn at a recent presentation at the Glendale campus where he screened more than 20 minutes of footage. Together with director Mike Mitchell and producer Gina Shay, the “Shrek Forever” team forged a new folk tale that countered the notion of trolls being scary.

“But one of the things we knew we had to have was that iconic hair and we made the story about happiness,” Dohrn added. “How do you get it? Where does it come from? What happens when you lose it?”

In “Trolls,” Poppy (Anna Kendrick) epitomizes the perky, quirky hippy ethos: singing, »

- Bill Desowitz

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Brand new Trolls trailer sends Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick on an adventure

29 June 2016 7:44 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

We’ve seen a number of classic toys make their way to the big screen recently, with everything from The Lego Movie to the Transformers franchise to Ouija, and now another beloved toy is getting its own movie: Troll dolls.

A full-length trailer was just released for the very bright and very colourful new Trolls movie, starring Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, and James Corden. How do you make a movie about Troll dolls, you ask? Like this: cast Justin Timberlake as a sullen, pessimistic outcast troll who must team up with the bubbly, high-energy leader of the troll world, and send them on a wild adventure beyond their brightly-coloured troll abode.

Trolls features a crazy-talented voice cast, including Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Gwen Stefani, Zooey Deschanel, Russell Brand, John Cleese, Jeffrey Tambor and Christine Baranski. Aside from being very cute, this looks like it will have more than its fair share of »

- Amanda Wood

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DreamWorks Unleashes The Trolls In First Full Trailer For Animated Romp

29 June 2016 6:41 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Batten down the hatches; DreamWorks has unleashed its colorful army of Trolls with today’s first, full-length trailer for Mike Mitchell, Walt Dohrn and Gina Shay’s animated romp.

That’s the creative dream team behind Shrek Forever After, only this time the threesome will be trading fantastical kingdoms and age-old curses for a bona fide ’90s phenomenon. Yes, those pint-sized critters are bound for the big-screen and whether or not you believe Hollywood is once again cashing in on the nostalgia factor, the ensemble cast that DreamWorks has assembled for Trolls is nothing short of stellar.

Assuming the lead roles for this one are Pitch Perfect stalwart Anna Kendrick and musician-cum-actor Justin Timberlake – he penned the hit single “Can’t Stop The Feeling” to conicide with the movie’s release – who will be joined in the voice booth by – deep breath – Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Russell Brand, Zooey Deschanel, Jeffrey Tambor, »

- Michael Briers

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30 years ago today: ‘Karate Kid II’ showed us the Glory of Love

20 June 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

30 years ago today, audiences were treated again to the utterly watchable pair of Daniel and Mr. Miyagi. The Karate Kid, Part II opened in theaters on June 20, 1986. In the sequel, released two years after the original film, Daniel’s wax on, wax off early training days are behind him, and he’s impressively slicing through six blocks of ice. The boy and his mentor travel together to Mr. Miyagi’s home village in Okinawa, Japan. Sparks fly between Daniel and Kumiko, the niece of Mr. Miyagi’s childhood girlfriend, to the synthesizer-tastic tune of “Glory of Love” by Peter Cetera. The song hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 later that summer and got an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song. Other notable June 20 happenings in pop culture history: • 1948: The Ed Sullivan Show — then titled Toast of the Town — premiered on CBS. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis performed in that first episode, »

- Emily Rome

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Interview: Dave Franco is Making Magic in ‘Now You See Me 2’

6 June 2016 1:36 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – Comedy is what makes Dave Franco tick, and recently he’s taken on some prime funny roles in “Neighbors” and “Unfinished Business.” He also was in the very successful “Now You See Me” in 2013, playing a rogue street magician. The sequel was inevitable, and Franco will reprise his role in “Now You See Me 2.”

The sequel reunites the all-star cast, including Mark Ruffalo, Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine. Adding to that mix is Daniel “Harry Potter” Radcliffe – portraying a bit of a villain – and Lizzy Caplan, who replaces Isla Fisher from the first film as a female magician. This time the act known as the “Four Horseman” are underground, and it takes a direct challenge to their reputation to get them to emerge again, with China and London among the exotic locations.

It’s All in the Cards: Dave Franco in ‘Now You See Me 2 »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Movie Review – Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016)

25 May 2016 11:35 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising 2016.

Directed by Nicholas Stoller.

Starring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Chloe Grace Moretz, Dave Franco, Kiersey Clemons, Beanie Feldstein, Ike Barinholtz, Hannibal Buress, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Selena Gomez, Carla Gallo and Lisa Kudrow.

Synopsis:

When their new next-door neighbors turn out to be a sorority even more debaucherous than the fraternity previously living there, Mac and Kelly team with their former enemy, Teddy, to bring the girls down.

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising is a blindsiding comedy sequel, not just because it is surprisingly a much more enjoyable film than its predecessor from 2014, but for the fact that its crowded team of five different writers actually managed to tell a follow-up story layered with social commentary on hot topics such as feminism, equality and double standards. Of course, all of this is done featuring loads of juvenile shenanigans that are both to be expected. and downright fun to watch. »

- Robert Kojder

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Film Review: Pointless Trip Back to ‘Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising’

19 May 2016 9:24 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – The original “Neighbors” was a funny enough movie, that still boasted at least a couple of big laughs. “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising” only manages the occasional chuckle here and there. As far as big budget studio comedy sequels go, it’s not as bad as “The Hangover 2.” It’s more in line with “Ghostbusters 2”.

..a forgettable film driven solely by commerce that only serves to make the original look that much better by comparison.

Rating: 2.5/5.0

This time around Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly (Rose Byrne) have a second baby on the way –and are selling their house – when a new sorority headed by Shelby (Chloe Grace Moretz) moves in next door. Worried that the sorority will spook the buyers, Rogen and company essentially perform a gender switcheroo remake of the first movie – first they try to play nice with the new girls next door, and then end up in an all out war. »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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The Great Indoors: Joel McHale Comes to to CBS in New Comedy

18 May 2016 9:15 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

"I'm not gonna change and I'm fine with that." CBS has released the first trailer for their new Joel McHale sitcom The Great Indoors

The multi-cam comedy stars McHale as Jack Gordon, a veteran outdoors reporter who butts heads with the younger staff at his magazine's office. Stephen FryChris Williams, Shaun Brown, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Christine Ko, and Susannah Fielding also star.

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- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Watch ‘Star Trek’ Revival’s First Teaser and More CBS Trailers

18 May 2016 2:37 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

CBS has released the trailers for the new shows debuting during the network’s 2016-17 season, including the upcoming revival of “Star Trek.” The first look teaser for the sci-fi series had no footage, but promised “new crews, new villains, new heroes, new worlds.”

Though the logo simply says “Star Trek,” Variety has learned that the series will have a more specific title to be unveiled at a later date. Later installments in the “Star Trek” television franchise had titles that differentiated them from the original series — “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” “Star Trek: Voyager,” and “Star Trek: Enterprise.”

CBS also unveiled promos for the remakes of “MacGyver” and “Training Day,” and new comedies starring Kevin James and Matt LeBlanc, among others.

Check out the videos for the new series below.

Star Trek

Fall Dramas:

MacGyver,” a reimagining of the classic series, is an action-adventure »

- Laura Prudom

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Seth Rogen has a surprisingly progressive comedy sequel hit in “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising”

17 May 2016 4:16 AM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

I’m fairly certain that no one was calling for a sequel to the comedy hit Neighbors. That being said, I think that Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising is probably better than anyone could have expected it to be. Opening this week, the film is a surprising triumph, a comedy sequel that might even be better than the original. At the very least, it stands tall among comedy sequels, which more or less is a cinematic wasteland, quality wise. It’s also a surprisingly progressive film, which really makes it stand apart. Seth Rogen and his cohorts will likely have another big hit on their hands, and deservedly so. The movie is, obviously, a sequel to Neighbors. We once again see Mac Radner (Rogen) and his wife Kelly Radner (Rose Byrne) fighting with a Greek organization that’s taken up residence next door to their home. This time though, it’s a sorority, »

- Joey Magidson

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Quiz: Bad movie neighbours

16 May 2016 8:30 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Consider yourself lucky if you’ve never had a bad neighbor. It’s not a fun time, and we’re speaking from experience.

However, we’ve never lived next to a sorority, as the main characters in this week’s Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising do. The first Neighbors film saw young couple Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne living next to a frat house headed by Zac Efron, and this time around a sorority has moved in.

Chloe Grace Moretz and Kiersey Clemons star as two sorority members intent on keeping their new house, while Zac Efron and Dave Franco return to help kick the girls out of the neighbourhood. The likes of Lisa Kudrow, Selena Gomez, Hannibal Buress and Christopher Mintz-Plasse have joined in on the fun this time around, and we can’t wait to see all the crazy stunts that will go down.

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- Amanda Wood

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CBS Orders 'MacGyver' Reboot, 'Training Day,' and More New Shows

13 May 2016 11:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

CBS is ready to jumpstart its fall season with a paper clip, rubber band, and lighter.

The network has ordered six new shows, including a reboot of the 1980s action series "MacGyver" and an adaptation of the movie "Training Day." The new shows also include comedies with big names as headliners: Matt LeBlanc and Joel McHale.

CBS has a lot of holes to fill in its schedule this fall. "The Good Wife" ended, "CSI: Cyber" was canceled (leaving the network without a "CSI" series for the first time in 16 years), and "Supergirl" is moving to The CW.

Here's a rundown of all the new CBS shows:

Bull

​Cast: Michael Weatherly as 'Dr. Jason Bull', Freddy Rodriguez, Geneva Carr, Chris Jackson, Jaime Lee Kirchner, Annabelle Attanasio

Synopsis: A drama inspired by the early career of Dr. Phil McGraw as the founder of one of the most prolific trial consulting firms of all time. »

- Kelly Woo

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CBS Orders MacGyver, Training Day, Michael Weatherly's Bull, Plus Sitcoms Starring Matt LeBlanc and Joel McHale

13 May 2016 10:30 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

CBS is enlisting MacGyver to help fortify its 2016-2017 schedule.

The much-hyped reboot was one of four dramas the Eye network ordered to series on Friday, joining Jerry Bruckheimer’s Training Day remake, the Michael Weatherly-fronted Bull, and Jason Katims’ medical entry Pure Genius (fka Bunker Hill).

On the comedy side, CBS has Ok’d Joel McHale’s workplace sitcom The Great Indoors and Matt LeBlanc’s family satire Man With a Plan (fka I’m Not Your Friend). Speaking of the latter, The Office‘s Jenna Fischer — who was set to play LeBlanc’s wife — has exited the project for creative reasons. »

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CBS Greenlights Matt LeBlanc and Joel McHale Comedies, ‘MacGyver’ and ‘Training Day’ Reboots, More Series

13 May 2016 10:30 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

CBS has greenlit a slew of series for the 2016-2017 season.

In the comedy department, the network has ordered projects starring Matt LeBlanc and Joel McHale. As for dramas, CBS will be rebooting “Training Day,” “MacGyver,” plus has picked up a medical drama from Jason Katims and a new show starring “NCIS” star Michael Weatherly.

Training Day” is based on the 2001 movie that starred Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke. The series revival stars Bill Paxton and newcomer Justin Cornwell. A crime thriller that begins 15 years after the events of the feature film left, the show is about an idealistic young police officer (Cornwell) who is appointed to an elite squad of the Lapd where he is partnered with a seasoned, morally ambiguous detective (Paxton). Drew Van Acker, Katrina Law, Lex Scott Davis and Julie Benz star alongside Paxton and Cornwell.

The drama will be exec produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, Antoine Fuqua, »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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First Trolls Clip Introduces the Cloud Guy

11 May 2016 2:12 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Cannes Film Festival is in full swing this week, with DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox hitting the Croisette to debut new footage from their animated feature Trolls, arriving in theaters November 4. For those who aren't at the film festival in France, the studio has released a first look clip from the movie, featuring Justin Timberlake's Branch and Anna Kendrick's Poppy meeting a new friend. It's been several months since the first trailer arrived in January, so hopefully we'll be getting a second trailer very soon.

From the creators of Shrek comes the most smart, funny and irreverent animated comedy of the year, DreamWorks' Trolls. This holiday season, enter a colorful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls, with a constant song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have trolls in their stomach. »

- MovieWeb

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Justin Timberlake Shares Sneak Peek of New Song "Can't Stop the Feeling"

5 May 2016 6:03 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Justin Timberlake is joining his Trolls co-stars for a brief dance party.  The artist revealed on Wednesday that his new track, "Can't Stop the Feeling," would drop soon, and he surprised fans with a sneak peek of the tune Thursday afternoon.  Timberlake posted a short video, which includes a dance party with his Trolls co-stars Anna Kendrick, James Corden, Gwen Stefani and Ron Funches. The movie also stars Zooey Deschanel, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Quvenzhané Wallis and John Cleese.  Timberlake voices a character in the upcoming film and also acts as its executive

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- Jennifer Konerman

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