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Uber the Movie: Who Will Play Travis Kalanick? (Photos)

21 June 2017 12:01 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

A movie adaptation of ride-sharing tech giant Uber seems inevitable after CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down Tuesday. Scroll through for our dream cast and a few choices for lead role of Kalanick. Travis Kalanick played by Dave Franco We think the younger Franco brother can definitely tackle the role of executive asshole. Travis Kalanick played by Adam Devine We think the “Workaholics” and “Pitch Perfect” star could bring a good amount of “bro” to the role. Travis Kalanick played by Jeremy Piven Our next possibility for the ex-ceo is Piven. This seems like a good fit after “Entourage.” »

- Ashley Boucher

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Hulu Greenlights New Pilot ‘Crash & Burn’ With Barden/Schnee to Cast

20 June 2017 8:00 AM, PDT | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

Stay in the loop on industry and casting news with our write-up on who’s been slated for recent film and television roles! “Isn’t It Romantic”One “Pitch PerfectBarden Bella is about to take the lead in her own film. Rebel Wilson is set to star in a story about a “true romance” skeptic who finds her tune changing when a chance encounter has her believing maybe love does exist. And what’s love without a few potential suitors? Stepping up are Liam Hemsworth and fellow “Pitch Perfect” co-star Adam Devine. While the lead roles are filled, additional casting on the Warner Bros. project is underway with Rich Delia in Los Angeles. The project will likely start shooting in the first week of July and continue through the summer. While casting is coming out of L.A., additional actors are being pulled from New York, where the film »

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Rebel Wilson Wins Defamation Case Over Articles Claiming She Lied About Her Age: 'I Had to Stand Up to a Bully'

15 June 2017 11:00 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Rebel Wilson was victorious in court on Thursday, winning a defamation trial against a magazine publisher over articles claiming that she lied about her age and upbringing in Australia.

The Victoria state Supreme Court jury, composed of six women, ruled against Bauer Media -- who denied the articles were defamatory -- after deliberating for two days. In court, the Pitch Perfect star claimed that articles published by Bauer Media in 2015 portrayed her as a serial liar, and that it cost her jobs. Wilson spoke out about her big win on Instagram.

"Just crushed my defamation case in Australia x thank you to all my family, friends and supporters!" she wrote alongside a picture of herself with her legal team. "I had to take a stand. I had to stand up to a bully, a media organization Bauer Media Group who maliciously took me down in May 2015 with a series of grubby and completely false articles. Far too often »

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Betty Gilpin Joins Rebel Wilson In New Line’s ‘Isn’t It Romantic’

14 June 2017 2:52 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Betty Gilpin, who co-stars in Netflix’s upcoming women’s wrestling dramedy Glow, has been set to join the cast of Isn’t It Romantic, a New Line Cinema comedy toplined by Rebel Wilson. The pic, to be directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson, has a February 14, 2019 release date. Liam Hemsworth, Adam Devine and Priyanka Chopra are also already aboard. Wilson stars as Natalie, a cynical woman who doesn’t believe in love, who wakes up one day to find herself trapped… »

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Cancelled or Renewed? Status of Cable & Streaming TV Shows (A-d)

14 June 2017 12:58 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

TV shows status included: 3, 12 Monkeys, 13 Reasons Why, 100 Things To Do Before High School, Adam Devine's House Party, The Adventures of Kid Danger and Captain Man, The Affair, Aftermath, Alexa & Katie, Alias Grace, The Alienist, All That Glitters Almost Royal, Alone Together, Alpha House, American Crime, American Dad!, American Horror Story, The Americans, American Woman, Andi Mack, And Then There Were None, Angie Tribeca, Animal Kingdom, Animals, Anne with an E, Annedroids, Another Period, Archer, Arrested Development, The Art of More, The Arrangement, The Artful Detective, Ash Vs. Evil Dead, At Home with Amy Sedaris, Atlanta, Atypical, The A Word, Axe Cop, Baby Daddy, Backstage, Ballers, Barry, Baskets, Bates Motel, The Bay, Being Mary Jane, Bella and The BullDogs, Ben 10, Berlin Station, Best Friends Whenever, Better Call Saul, Better Things, Between, Beyond, Big Little Lies, Billions, Bizaardvark, Black Mirror, Black Sails, Blood Drive, Bloodline, Blunt Talk, »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Review: The Lego Batman Movie

13 June 2017 10:34 AM, PDT | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

I fondly recall the purity of Lego, refusing to license media properties, preferring to keep their toys pristine and unique. Eventually, the opportunity for expanding their line was too tempting and they introduce first one, then another, and now a flood of media properties to their toys allowing you build everything from the Batcave to the Black Pearl. It was only a matter of time before they migrated from the playroom to the computer screen in a series of games that morphed into direct-to-dvd features. And now we have a whole subset of children’s films featuring the Lego version of popular heroes and villains.

One reason this explosion has been sustained is that the producers and writers have been freed to go wild, tongues firmly in cheeks, offering kinetic mayhem for the younger viewers and tons of pop culture references for the parents forced to endure repeated viewings. No »

- Robert Greenberger

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Kovert Creative Takes Stake in Howler Media

13 June 2017 6:30 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Kovert Creative is getting into sports media.

The communications firm has taken a material equity stake in Howler Media, a multimedia company that covers global soccer from an American perspective. Led by founder and editor George Quraishi, Howler publishes a quarterly magazine as well as podcasts, newsletters, custom content, and an editorial and e-commerce website. Kovert Creative will work with Howler to expand the media company’s offerings.

“George has built Howler into an incredible, widely-trusted resource for the soccer community,” said Joseph Assad, co-ceo of Kovert Creative. “He’s also not afraid to be bold and tell it like it is; whether celebrating the best moments in soccer’s history, investigating scandals, or uncovering lesser-known, interesting stories about the sport, Howler has a point of view unlike any other publication out there. We see enormous growth potential in soccer and are excited to bring our depth and breadth of expertise in branding, content »

- Daniel Holloway

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Magic Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal, & Other Basketball Stars Mocked in New NBA Edition of 'Mean Tweets'

1 June 2017 8:57 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Jimmy Kimmel is celebrating the start of this year's NBA Finals with an all-new NBA edition of his hit segment "Mean Tweets."

Some of basketball's hottest stars and most legendary figures came together on Thursday's Jimmy Kimmel Live! to read the horrible, insulting things random trolls on the internet decided to write about them.

Watch: Steph Curry, Blake Griffin and 10 More NBA Stars Read 'Mean Tweets' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

Some of the tweets mocked the athletes' looks -- like when one user commented on James Harden's massive beard, saying that he "always looks like he's just about to lead the Israelites through the Red Sea."

Other comments were just inexplicably mean for seemingly no reason. Former Wizards and Clippers forward Caron Butler read one tweet that claimed, "If you look up the word douche in the dictionary you'll see a picture of Hitler, but in that picture he's holding up a photo of [link »

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Priyanka Chopra Joins Octavia Spencer’s ‘A Kid Like Jake,’ ‘Isn’t It Romantic’ (Exclusive)

30 May 2017 4:05 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

With her ABC show “Quantico” on summer hiatus, Priyanka Chopra is making waves on the big screen.

Sources tell Variety that the “Baywatch” star is in negotiations to join the indie drama “A Kid Like Jake,” starring Octavia Spencer, and is also in talks to board the New Line comedy “Isn’t It Romantic” opposite Rebel Wilson.

Chopra will shoot “A Kid Like Jake” in June and then immediately begin production on “Isn’t It Romantic” in July before returning to “Quantico” this fall.

Most network stars with lengthy TV seasons are usually only able to fit one movie into their hiatus schedule, but Chopra will be juggling two, in addition to continuing doing press for “Baywatch.”

Silas Howard is directing “A Kid Like Jake,” which also stars Jim Parsons and Claire Danes. The pic follows two parents »

- Justin Kroll

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Workaholics: Series Stars Preview Their New Netflix Movie

15 May 2017 9:54 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

The boys are back. Recently, Netflix released a new preview for Game Over, Man!, the upcoming movie from the creators and stars of Workaholics.The film features Workaholics stars Anders Holm, Adam DeVine, and Blake Anderson as "three friends who are on the verge of getting their video game financed, but then their benefactor is taken hostage by terrorists."Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Chris Evans and Walton Goggins Join Action Ensembles, Adam Devine and Liam Hemsworth Romance Rebel Wilson

12 May 2017 1:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

In today’s edition of “casting news pieces that aren’t quite big enough to get their own story but are certainly more interesting when lumped together”: Chris Evans leads a rescue mission in a film based on a remarkable true story; Adam Devine, Liam Hemsworth, and Rebel Wilson star in a rom-com together; The third Maze Runner […]

The post Chris Evans and Walton Goggins Join Action Ensembles, Adam Devine and Liam Hemsworth Romance Rebel Wilson appeared first on /Film. »

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Liam Hemsworth and Adam Devine join Rebel Wilson in Isn’t It Romantic

11 May 2017 6:30 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

THR is reporting that Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games) and Adam Devine (Pitch Perfect 2) have joined the cast of the romantic comedy Isn’t It Romantic, where they will star alongside the previously cast Rebel Wilson.

The film is being directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson (A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas) and follows “a cynical woman (Wilson) who discovers that her life has become a romantic comedy, and she goes from sidekick to center stage.” Devine will play a character stuck in the friend zone, while Hemsworth is the object of Wilson’s affections.

Liam Hemsworth will next be seen in Duel alongside Woody Harrelson, and has recently signed on to the lead in the action thriller Killerman, while Devine has the Netflix series Game Over, Man! on the horizon [watch the trailer here]. »

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Liam Hemsworth, Adam Devine Join Rebel Wilson in ‘Isn’t It Romantic’

10 May 2017 5:32 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Liam Hemsworth and Adam Devine are set to star opposite Rebel Wilson in the New Line comedy “Isn’t It Romantic.”

Todd Strauss-Schulson is directing the movie.

The film follows a cynical woman, played by Wilson, who discovers that her life has become a romantic comedy. The two actors are involved in a love triangle with Wilson, with Devine playing a character who is stuck in the friend zone and Hemsworth as the object of Wilson’s affections.

Erin Cardillo wrote the first draft of the script. Dana Fox, Katie Silberman, and Paula Pell worked on the screenplay as well, with the most recent revisions by Sam Pitman and Adam Cole-Kelly.

Todd Garner, Grant Scharbo, Gina Matthews, and Jeremy Stein are producing the comedy. Production is set to start in June.

Devine and Wilson last worked together on the “Pitch Perfect” franchise. Devine is currently shooting “Game Over, Man,” a »

- Justin Kroll

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Adam Devine, Liam Hemsworth Join Rebel Wilson in 'Isn't It Romantic' (Exclusive)

10 May 2017 3:46 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Adam Devine and Liam Hemsworth will star opposite Rebel Wilson in Isn't It Romantic, a New Line romantic comedy that Todd Strauss-Schulson is directing.

The story tells of a cynical woman (Wilson) who discovers that her life has become a romantic comedy, and she goes from sidekick to center stage.

The two actors are two points in a love triangle with Wilson, with Devine playing a character who is stuck in the friend zone and Hemsworth the hunky object of Wilson’s affections.

Erin Cardillo wrote the initial script; Dana Fox, Katie Silberman and Paula Pell worked on it as well, »

- Borys Kit

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Teaser for new Netflix film ‘Game Over, Man!’

10 May 2017 7:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

It might still be almost a year away, but Netflix have released a teaser for another of their “original films”, entitled Game Over, Man! The film stars the three main cast members from the hilarious comedy series Workaholics: Adam Devine, Anders Holm, and Blake Anderson; alongside Jere Burns, Mac Brandt and Cathouse‘s Airforce Amy (who’s playing Adam Devine’s mother!)

In this action comedy, three friends are on the verge of getting their video game financed when their benefactor is taken hostage by terrorists.

Star Anders Holm is also responsible for the script, whilst Workaholics creator Kyle Newacheck is behind the camera. Produced by Seth Rogan, Game Over, Man! is set to debut on Netflix on April 20th 2018 (4/20… geddit?!)

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Coming Distractions: The Workaholics guys brought weed and guns to their new Netflix movie trailer

9 May 2017 9:12 PM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

Having finished up their shifts on Comedy Central’s Workaholics, Adam Devine, Anders Holm, and Blake Anderson—plus their behind-the-scenes comrade, Kyle Newacheck—are moving on to bigger, more violent things. Last year, we reported that the quartet were teaming up with Seth Rogen for their first film, Game Over, Man!. Now, Netflix has released the first teaser trailer for the film, revealing that it’ll be dealing in the same mixture of slacker comedy and pot, with just a little bit of gunfire thrown in to spice things up

The film centers on three would-be video game creators, whose dream project gets ruined when their financial benefactor is kidnapped by terrorists. (Cue violent, bumbling rampages galore) The film was just recently picked up by Netflix, which announced that it’ll arrive on the digital airwaves next year, on 4/20, because of course it will.

[via Uproxx]

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- William Hughes

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‘Game Over, Man!’ Trailer: The ‘Workaholics’ Guys Get Their Own Netflix Movie

9 May 2017 4:30 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

The Comedy Central series Workaholics came to an end earlier this year after a seven-season run, but the comedy’s stars aren’t going away any time soon. Adam DeVine just hosted the MTV Movie and TV Awards this past weekend, and he and former co-stars Anders Holm and Blake Anderson have a new movie in the works at […]

The post ‘Game Over, Man!’ Trailer: The ‘Workaholics’ Guys Get Their Own Netflix Movie appeared first on /Film. »

- Ben Pearson

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Fun Teaser Trailer for Netflix's Action Comedy Film 'Game Over, Man!'

8 May 2017 6:13 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"That is my bad! And now we know..." Netflix has unveiled the teaser trailer for an action comedy titled Game Over, Man!, the first feature film made by the "Workaholics" group. The film stars all three guys from "Workaholics" - Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Blake Anderson - and is directed by one of the creators of the show as well. These three actors have already landed other major roles in all kinds of movies, but this time they're finally coming together to tell a story of three stoner gamer friends about to sign a big financing deal when their investor is kidnapped by terrorists. This teaser doesn't contain any real footage, mostly because it's in the middle of filming, but also because it's still a year away from release. Quite a big tease from Netflix for a film so far away from release, but they must be excited about it. »

- Alex Billington

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Teaser for action-comedy Game Over, Man from Workaholics cast released

8 May 2017 1:08 PM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

While it was never must-see TV for me, I always enjoyed when I'd sit down and watch an episode of Workaholics. True, it was never wholly original; however, I think the easy repertoire and chemistry between the three leads - Adam DeVine, Anders Holm and Blake Anderson - more than made up for that. So it's understandable that they'd try to parlay that relationship into feature... Read More »

- Damion Damaske

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MTV Movie & TV Awards: Stars Praise Network for Moving the "Pop Culture Needle Forward"

8 May 2017 10:28 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

The rainy weather on Sunday night didn’t stop the fun for the stars of the MTV Movie & TV Awards, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

Hosted by Workaholics comedian Adam DeVine, this year marked big changes to the network’s iconic show. For the first time ever, television was recognized alongside films, and categories were altered to become gender-neutral (for example, actors and actresses competed against each other for both movie and TV show categories).

On the red carpet before the ceremony, known for its fun and unconventional quirks, the stars were quick to applaud MTV for making »

- Lexy Perez

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