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MTV Movie Awards: Rob Pattinson Steals the Show and a Kiss From Kristen

6 June 2010 8:05 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

As Team Edward gears up to claim victory over Team Jacob this month when The Twilight Saga: Eclipse finally hits theaters, Twihards let it be known that they're not done celebrating the splendor that was New Moon yet. The vampirific sequel was named Best Movie at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards on Sunday and saw its reach extend into five categories overall, more proof that the young'uns who vote for such things don't give two hoots what critics say, they just want their Ed TV. And it's ironic that there's now an award for Best Wtf Moment, considering the entire telecast itself was, in fact, a chain of Wtf moments. Some were excruciatingly bad (A for effort, host Aziz Ansari) but, happily, many »

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Ron Howard’s ‘Cheaters’ With Vince Vaughn to Have Open Chicago Casting Call on May 22, 2010

11 May 2010 1:15 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – Here’s something novel from legendary director Ron Howard: a new comedy. And a Chicago Blackhawks-themed open casting call for the film, which is unofficially called “Cheaters,” is coming to Chicago on May 22, 2010. Information about the casting call can be found below.

Cheaters” aims to attach a powerhouse of stars and currently has Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Connelly, Winona Ryder, Kevin James and most recently Queen Latifah and Channing Tatum.

From left to right: Queen Latifah, Channing Tatum and Jennifer Connelly.

Image credit: Google Images

Ron Howard has directed “Angels & Demons,” “Frost/Nixon,” “The Da Vinci Code,” “Cinderella Man,” “A Beautiful Mind,” “Edtv,” “Ransom,” “Apollo 13,” “Backdraft,” “Parenthood,” “Cocoon,” “Splash” and “Grand Theft Auto”.

Chicago-based extras casting director Jon Kinnas, whose Atmosphere Casting company competes locally with Joan Philo Casting and the like, is holding an open casting call to meet and greet those interested in working on the new comedy. »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Ron Howard to Direct Vince Vaughn's New Comedy

6 January 2010 9:42 AM, PST | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

Ron Howard is set to direct Vince Vaughn in a comedy about cheating from Universal Pictures! The film set to go on production in Chicago this spring. The script is written by Allan Loeb and Variety says "pic is an exploration of the comedic fallout surrounding infidelity between lovers and friends. Deals for Howard and Vaughn are being finalized."

Howard hasn't directed a comedy since 1999's "EdTV" so this is a treat! »

- Manny

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Ron Howard to Direct Vince Vaughn Comedy

6 January 2010 1:45 AM, PST | Reelzchannel.com | See recent ReelzChannel news »

THR reports that Ron Howard will return to comedy and direct Vince Vaughn in an upcoming movie. Howard is no stranger to comedy, but hasn't directed one since 1999's EdTV. Howard may have become intrigued with returning to comedy while waiting for the Arrested Development script to be written.

The movie will concern infidelity, as a man learns that his best friend's wife is cheating and must decide what to do with the knowledge. Allan Loeb (Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps) wrote the untitled script, which will continue Vaughn's interest in the darker side of relationships, much like he did in The Break-Up. Vaughn will also produce the movie.

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- Ryan Gowland

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Howard and Vaughn to work on comedy

5 January 2010 8:16 PM, PST | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Ron Howard's next directing job will star Vince Vaughn in an untitled Allan Loeb-written comedy. According to Variety, Universal Pictures will begin production this spring in Chicago.Imagine Entertainment's Brian Grazer came up with the idea and will produce with Vaughn and his Wild West Picture Show production company.The story follows a man who learns that his best friend's wife is cheating on him and must then decide what to do with the knowledge.Howard.s last film was 2009.s "Angels & Demons" but his last comedy was 1999.s "Edtv."Loeb's recent scripts include "21" and the upcoming Oliver Stone-directed "Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps." »

- Adnan Tezer

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Ron Howard To Direct Vince Vaughn Comedy

5 January 2010 4:02 PM, PST | Cinematical | See recent Cinematical news »

Ron Howard continues to puzzle us. The man has a mountain of colossal films in his pocket ranging from Splash to Apollo 13 to Frost/Nixon, but we're just not sure why he's being attached to certain projects these days. Back in March, our own Erik Davis posted a discussion piece that puzzled over the news that Howard was in talks to helm the film adaptation of the graphic novel The Strange Adventures of H.P. Lovecraft. You know, a hardcore horror tale involving the fundamental forces of evil from the director of Grand Theft Auto.

Now, Variety reports that Howard will be directing an untitled Vince Vaughn comedy about cheating and infidelity. So just to recap, the actor who was just in Couples Retreat is going to be directed by the same man who just gave us The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons. Just like Erik, I have »

- Kevin Kelly

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Ron Howard to Direct Vince Vaughn Dramedy

5 January 2010 4:00 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Ron Howard will direct Vince Vaughn in an untitled dramedy written by Allan Loeb (21, Things We Lost in the Fire), about a "man who learns that his best friend's wife is cheating and must then navigate treacherous waters to decide what do with that knowledge." Vaughn came up with the idea with Imagine topper Brian Grazer. It will be strange to see Howard reverting back to his comedy background (Night Shift, Splash, Parenthood) especially since his recent years he's dealt mostly with more dramatic and action properties (Apollo 13, Ransom, A Beautiful Mind, The Missing, Cinderella Man, The Da Vinci Code, Frost/Nixon, Angels & Demons). And while he was the uncredited narrator and Executive Producer of the beloved comedy television series Arrested Development, his most recent comedy efforts, EDtv and The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, were slammed by both critics and audiences.That said, I think Vaughn works best in »

- Peter Sciretta

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Vince Vaughn set for Ron Howard pic

5 January 2010 12:00 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Universal has a cheating heart.

The studio is putting the pieces together for a film project exploring the subject of infidelity that will be directed by Ron Howard and star Vince Vaughn.

Imagine topper Brian Grazer came up with the idea and is producing with Vaughn, who will produce with his Wild West Picture Show Prods. Allan Loeb wrote the currently untitled script, which would go before cameras in the spring.

The story follows a man who learns that his best friend's wife is cheating and must then navigate treacherous waters to decide what do with that knowledge.

The project is said to continue Vaughn's interest of tackling the dark areas of relationships, which he did with "The Break-Up" and, to a lesser extent, "Couples Retreat," which ended up leaving its darker moments on the editing room floor. The script is said to walk a fine line of being comedy and drama, »

- By Borys Kit

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