8 items from 2016
The crew from “Camp Takota” — YouTube stars Mamrie Hart, Grace Helbig and Hannah Hart — are back in feature-length comedy “Dirty 30” from Lionsgate, slated to hit theaters, HD digital outlets and DVD in September.
The announcement was timed for 2016 VidCon in Anaheim, Calif., where the film’s three stars are slated to appear on a panel and preview the trailer. Mamrie Hart, Grace Helbig and Hannah Hart toplined 2014 digital hit, “Camp Takota,” which touched off a wave of digital-influencer-led films and a growing number of TV shows. “Dirty 30” is produced by Michael Fine, who also was behind “Takota.”
Lionsgate will release “Dirty 30” in a limited number of theaters on Sept. 23, 2016, when it will also be available on digital services including Apple’s iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, FandangoNow, CinemaNow and Vudu. It will also be available on DVD exclusively at Target starting Sept. 27. Lionsgate didn’t say how many theaters it will run in. »
- Todd Spangler
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
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
The two actors join Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman in the David E. Kelley limited series, along with previously announced stars Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, Adam Scott, Zoë Kravitz and Kathryn Newton.
Based on Liane Moriarty’s 2014 novel of the same name, “Big Little Lies” is a darkly comic drama centering on three mothers (Witherspoon, Kidman, Dern) of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
Skarsgård will play Kidman’s husband, Perry, a successful businessman, loving father and devoted husband. Tupper will play Witherspoon’s ex-husband, who’s now married to a young yoga instructor (Kravitz) and faces the challenges of co-parenting a teenage daughter (Newton) with his ex-wife.
Kidman is playing Celeste, who’s the envy of her peers as she seems to have it all. »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
Alexander Skarsgard and James Tupper lead the latest cast additions to HBO’s “Big Little Lies” starring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley, the company announced Tuesday. Skarsgard has been cast as Perry, Kidman’s character Celeste’s husband, while Tupper will play Nathan, ex-husband to Witherspoon’s character Madeline. Other new cast members include Jeffrey Nordling, P.J. Byrne, Kelen Coleman, Sarah Burns, Virginia Kull, Sarah Baker, Kathreen Khavari, Larry Bates and Gia Carides. Also Read: 'Heroes' Alum Santiago Cabrera Joins Reese Witherspoon in HBO's 'Big Little Lies' (Exclusive) Witherspoon’s “Wild” collaborator Jean-Marc Vallee is directing “Big Little Lies, »
- Linda Ge
8 items from 2016
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