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AwesomenessTV and Defy Media have announced that Smosh: The Movie, starring YouTube sensations Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla, will have its world premiere at the Vidcon convention in Anaheim, California on July 23. Alex Winter (Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure) directed the comedy feature, which centers on Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla's characters trying to erase an embarrassing video of Padilla before his high school crush can see it. The movie features a number of YouTube stars such as Grace Helbig, Harley Morenstein, Mark Edward Fischbach, Jenna Marbles and Dominic 'D-Trix' Sandoval in supporting roles, alongside Steve Austin, Michael Ian Black, Peter Breitmayer, Jillian Nelson and Brittany Ross. Here's what Defy Media CEO, Matt Diamond had to say in a statement.
"With so many loyal fans expected at this year's VidCon event, where we will also celebrate Smosh's ten year anniversary, we couldn't think of a better place to debut the movie. »
Last we heard, Bill & Ted 3 was happening soon or not at all according to star Alex Winter. The actor-turned-director is still promoting his latest documentary Deep Web, which actually reunites him with his Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure co-star Keanu Reeves, who provided the narration. While we don't exactly have another update on Bill & Ted 3, Alex Winter did share some interesting early notes on the original movie.
These pages come from Ed Solomon, who wrote both Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure and Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey with Chris Matheson. They are also penning Bill & Ted 3. Here, we get to see some of the early ideas the duo had for their iconic time traveling teenagers. While the basic idea remains intact, there were a few important changes made. First off, the title was Bill and Ted's Time Van. They were still a couple of losers in a band called Wyld Stallyns, »
Last week, we reported that actor Keanu Reeves is providing the narration for his longtime friend Alex Winter's new documentary Deep Web, which debuted at the South by Southwest Film Festival this past weekend. Both Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter, who starred in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure and Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey, appeared at SXSW yesterday, where Alex Winter gave an update on their long-awaited sequel Bill & Ted 3. The project has been in development for several years, and although now it is closer than ever to happening, Alex Winter revealed to Yahoo! Movies that if production doesn't start soon, the sequel may never happen. Here's what he had to say below.
"We're really close. We're just about there. In Hollywood parlance, [that] means we'll either be shooting soon, or it's never going to happen."
Although Alex Winter retired from acting in 1993 to focus on documentary filmmaking, he will »
Epix has released the first trailer and clip from their upcoming original documentary Deep Web, the latest directorial effort from Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure star Alex Winter (Downloaded). The documentary chronicles one of the most important and riveting digital crime sagas of the century - the October 2013 arrest of Ross William Ulbricht - and will feature exclusive interviews with the Ulbricht family including Lyn and Kirk Ulbricht, Ross' parents who have become public advocates for digital rights and due process. Ulbricht, the 30-year-old entrepreneur alleged to be "Dread Pirate Roberts" - founder of Silk Road, the notorious online black market best known for drug trafficking, is currently on trial in New York.
The feature-length documentary explores the inside story of the investigation and unveils how the brightest minds and thought leaders behind the Deep Web and Bitcoin are now caught in the crosshairs of the battle for control of »
4 items from 2015
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