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Katie Holmes Moves to Director’s Chair for Mother-Daughter Story ‘All We Had’

11 September 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Katie Holmes will make her directorial debut and star in the mother-daughter drama “All We Had,” based on the Annie Weatherwax novel.

Tribeca Prods. partner Jane Rosenthal will produce with VP of production Berry Welsh. Josh Boone, director of  “The Fault in Our Stars,” has come on board to adapt the script.

Holmes optioned “All We Had” in July and Scribner published the book, Weatherwax’s debut novel, on Aug. 5. The story centers on a mother and her 13-year-old daughter, living on the edge of poverty, who find an unlikely home amid the quirky residents of small town America.

“I am very excited and honored to be collaborating with Jane and Josh on this project and look so forward to bringing Annie’s incredible characters to the screen,” said Holmes.

Holmes stars as a vigilante in dark comedy “Miss Meadows,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and will be »

- Dave McNary

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Zac Efron And Robert De Niro Team For Dirty Grandpa

5 September 2014 5:35 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Charlie St. Cloud star Zac Efron already proved he could do a mean Robert De Niro impression in this summer’s comedy smash hit Neighbors, and now we’ve learned that the actor will be joining forces with the acting legend himself for an upcoming comedy titled Dirty Grandpa.

Described as a road trip comedy, Dirty Grandpa will find Efron playing a young man tricked into driving his dirty-minded grandfather (De Niro), a former Army general, to Florida for spring break. Their trip is complicated by the grandfather’s belief that his grandson is on the cusp of marrying the wrong woman.

Dan Mazer, known for collaborating with Sacha Baron Cohen and helming the Britcom I Give It A Year, is set to direct the comedy, which was once housed at Universal but is now being packaged by Qed.

Take this casting news with a grain of salt – The Hollywood Reporter, »

- Isaac Feldberg

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'Chef' Arrives on Blu-ray and DVD September 30th

31 July 2014 10:48 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

A disenchanted master chef reclaims his love for cooking and his family during a rollicking road trip through some of America's most mouthwatering food destinations in Chef, coming to Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, and Digital HD with Ultraviolet on September 30, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Writer, director, actor Jon Favreau (director Iron Man, Elf) stars in this heartwarming comedy with something on the menu for everyone. The Chef Blu-ray Combo Pack include uproarious deleted scenes, as well as feature commentary from Favreau and the film's technical advisor and co-producer, food-truck pioneer Roy Choi.

An online feud with an influential food critic (Oliver Platt) and a creative disagreement with his investor (Dustin Hoffman) convince Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) to hang up his apron at a posh Los Angeles bistro and get his mojo back in Miami's Cuban-inspired cuisine. When his ex-wife (Sof&#237a Vergara) helps him get a fresh start with a rundown food truck, »

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Chef Coming To Blu-ray, DVD On September 30

31 July 2014 6:43 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

A disenchanted master chef reclaims his love for cooking and his family during a rollicking road trip through some of America’s most mouthwatering food destinations in Chef, coming to Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD, and Digital HD with UltraViolet™ on September 30, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Writer, director, actor Jon Favreau (director Iron ManElf) stars in this heartwarming comedy with something on the menu for everyone. The Chef  Blu-ray™Combo Pack include uproarious deleted scenes, as well as feature commentary from Favreau and the film’s technical advisor and co-producer, food-truck pioneer Roy Choi.

An online feud with an influential food critic (Oliver Platt) and a creative disagreement with his investor (Dustin Hoffman) convince Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) to hang up his apron at a posh Los Angeles bistro and get his mojo back in Miami’s Cuban-inspired cuisine. When his ex-wife (Sofia Vergara) helps him get a fresh »

- Michelle McCue

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CBS TV Studios Names Drama Development Pair

31 July 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

CBS TV Studios has named two new drama development execs.

Meghan Lyvers (pictured right) comes to the Eye as senior VP of drama development. Brianna Bennett (pictured left) has signed on as VP of drama development.

The appointments fill the void at the studio left in June when Beth Miyares left to join Fox Broadcasting as senior VP of drama development.

Film and TV vet Lyvers was most recently a development exec at the Television 360 arm of Management 360, where she helped shepherd projects for clients including Michael Chiklis, Christina Applegate, Brad Garrett, Taye Diggs and Marc Forster.

Before Television 360, Lyvers worked for Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal’s Tribeca Prods. as veep of production and development. She helped launch the Tribeca film fest and worked on such pics as “About a Boy,” “Meet the Fockers” and “Analyze That,” as well as the Tribeca-produced CBS cop drama »

- Variety Staff

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Teri Polo Bankruptcy -- Goodbye Steak Dinners ... Hello Pizza!!

22 June 2014 12:30 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

"Meet the Fockers" star Teri Polo is hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt, but a girl's gotta eat ... so she's cut out fancy dinners and regressed to college -- ordering pizza. Lots o' Pizza.Polo -- who filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in April -- had to keep a list of all her purchases for May ... and based on court documents ... she's making frugal, if not unhealthy, choices. In the docs, obtained by TMZ, Polo ordered »

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"Grudge Match": Stallone and De Niro Must Need Money

12 May 2014 2:35 PM, PDT | | See recent JustPressPlay news »

It’s never pleasant to watch a person you once respected lose touch with the skill or talent that made them so great, and that’s what we’ve been witnessing with Robert De Niro and, to a lesser extent (in that our respect for him was considerably less), Sylvester Stallone. As Robert De Niro has been lending his presence to lousy family comedies (Meet the Fockers, Little Fockers, etc.) or failed attempts at reclaiming his once gritty persona (Righteous Kill) with only a few good projects scattered in between, Stallone has been doing the same with revisits to his boxing (Rocky Balboa), soldier (Rambo), and action star (The Expendables, Bullet to the Head) glory days. And so, with their collective dignities besmirched by their refusal to let go of their glory days, they’ve given in to a film like Grudge Match, a film whose very premise plays out »

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Jay Roach to Direct Baseball Scandal Movie for Producers Matt Damon and Ben Affleck

9 May 2014 5:41 PM, PDT | | See recent Filmonic news »

A film based on the 1970s scandal involving New York Yankees pitchers Fritz Peterson and Mike Kekich, who admitted to swapping wives with one another, is in development. Titled The Trade, the film will be directed by Jay Roach who was behind the camera for all three Austin Powers movies, Meet the Parents and Meet the Fockers, and The Campaign. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon […]

Read Jay Roach to Direct Baseball Scandal Movie for Producers Matt Damon and Ben Affleck on Filmonic.


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8 May 2014 11:45 PM, PDT | The Scorecard Review | See recent Scorecard Review news »


Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Cast: Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron, Dave Franco, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Running Time: 1 hr 35 mins

Rating: R

Release Date: May 9, 2014

Plot: New parents Mac (Rogen) and Kelly (Byrne) start a war against the fraternity bros (Efron & Franco) who move in next door.

Who’S It For? Fans of Rogen or even Efron willing to settle.


Nicholas Stoller’s Neighbors is a rager like nearly every film produced by the duo of Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg, their first since last year’s celebrity soiree This Is the End. It has lampshade-hat equivalent of craziness, with frat dudes and dudettes packed to the ceiling as they exhibit outrageous R-rated shenanigans that make Bluto’s zit popping look like a kindergartener’s gag. But alas, if only Neighbors were as funny as it is outrageous, showing that an original spin on familiar content doesn’t guarantee a joke’s success. »

- Nick Allen

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Teri Polo $1 Million Debt Leads to Bankriuptcy - Chapter 11 for Meet the Fockers Star

24 April 2014 11:18 AM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Teri Polo is at least $1 million in debt and the Meet the Fockers star has filed for bankruptcy. According to a TMZ report, the actress hired lawyers who filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy for her earlier this month. Most of the money owed is to the Us government, the blonde who once posed for Playboy owes "roughly $772,000 in back taxes," the report revealed "and more than $36,000 in credit card debt," she can't pay either. Teri also has a former landlord wanting a stack of cash, the claim in that case is that she vacated a former apartment littered with pet stains and the bill is a staggering $30,000. In more celebrity deadbeat news… Janice Dickinson has had her debts reduced because she can't afford to pay. The 59-year-old model - who declared herself bankrupt last April - has reached an agreement with City National Bank, who claim she owes more than $300,000 »

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Summer 2014 Forecast

23 April 2014 2:46 PM, PDT | Box Office Mojo | See recent news »

With Captain America: The Winter Soldier putting up huge numbers, it may seem like we're already in the midst of the Summer box office season. Formally, though, the season kicks off on May 2nd with The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and then runs through the end of August.As is tradition here at Box Office Mojo, we're starting the season off with a list of predictions for the highest-grossing movies. Titles are ranked based on their domestic box office forecast, though foreign predictions are included as well.The Summer will likely be dominated by high-profile sequels like How to Train Your Dragon 2, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, X-Men: Days of Future Past and The Amazing Spider-Man 2. There's still plenty of room for original titles to break out, though, and comedies in particular should have a strong showing this year.Overall, though, the crop doesn't »

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Meet the Parents Star Teri Polo Files for Bankruptcy

22 April 2014 2:37 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Teri Polo has had the unfortunate event of meeting money trouble. The Meet the Parents star filed for bankruptcy on April 14, according to Federal Court documents obtained by E! News, claiming she's buried in a massive amount of debt. Polo's filing details various unpaid amounts to the IRS and credit cards, along with attorney fees, which total up to nearly a million dollars owed. Her rep has no comment. The actress is best known for her role in Meet the Parents, Meet the Fockers and Little Fockers. She currently stars in Jennifer Lopez's ABC Family series The Fosters. —Reporting by Claudia Rosenbaum »

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'Tumbledown' with Jason Sudeikis Starts Production

31 March 2014 1:32 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Tumbledown, a romantic comedy starring Jason Sudeikis and Rebecca Hall, has begun principal photography in Devens, Massachusetts, it was announced by producers Kristin Hahn and Bron Studios' Aaron L. Gilbert and Margot Hand. Dianna Agron, Blythe Danner, Griffin Dunne, Joe Manganiello and Richard Masur also star. Tumbledown is directed by Sean Mewshaw from an original screenplay by Desi Van Til.

Deep in the Maine woods, Hannah (Hall) is unable to move on after the death of her husband, an acclaimed musician and the subject of a biography she's struggling to write, when she meets Andrew, a brash New York academic who has a different take on her husband's life - and death. The unlikely pair must collaborate to craft the famous singer's story and begin to write the next chapter in their lives together.

Sudeikis is well known from Saturday Night Live and such comedies as Horrible Bosses and Hall Pass. »

- MovieWeb

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Win a goody bag and Blu-ray from The Family

27 March 2014 4:00 AM, PDT | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

To mark the release of The family on 31st March, we’ve been given 3 sets of a goody bag and the Blu-ray to give away.

The Family stars a line up of Hollywood heavyweights including: Academy award® winner Robert DeNiro (Silver Linings Playbook, Meet The Fockers, Taxi) as tough and fiery family man Fred Blake; Academy award® winner Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln, No Country for Old Men, Hope Springs) as CIA Agent Robert Stansfield; Academy award® nominee Michelle Pfeiffer (Scarface, Dark Shadows, Stardust) as wife and firecracker Maggie Blake; Dianna Agron (Glee) as All-American Belle Blake; and John D’Leo (The Wrestler) as wise guy Warren Blake.

A mafia boss and his family are relocated to a sleepy town in France under the Witness Protection Program after breaking the sacred code and snitching on the his crew. However, despite Agent Stansfield’s (Jones) best efforts to keep them in line, »

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Actor James Rebhorn (Seinfeld, Meet the Fockers, Homeland) Dead at 65, Skin Cancer

23 March 2014 5:41 PM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Actor James Rebhorn has died at the age of 65, he played numerous roles in his career, many will recognize his roles in Seinfeld, Meet the Fockers and most recently, Homeland on Showtime. The star - best known for playing Frank Mathison, the father of intelligence officer Carrie Mathison in the hit TV drama - has sadly passed away from a long battle with skin cancer, TMZ reports. James is said to have died in his home on Friday night after his condition ''drastically worsened'' over the past weeks. Aside from starring opposite Claire Danes in 'Homeland', the actor will be remembered for his roles in big Hollywood blockbusters, including 'Scent of a Woman' alongside Al Pacino and playing Secretary of Defence Albert Nimziki in 'Independence Day'. James began his career in the 50s and notched up parts in multiple TV shows including 'Third Watch', »

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'Homeland' Actor James Rebhorn Dies At 65

22 March 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

James Rebhorn, who starred on Showtime’s Homeland, died on Friday night at his New Jersey home. He was 65.

James Rebhorn Dies

Rebhorn had long battled skin cancer. Since 1992, the actor had been receiving treatments for melanoma, his wife Rebecca Rebhorn told TMZ. Recently, his condition drastically worsened, forcing him into hospice care at his home.

On Homeland, Rebhorn played Frank Mathison, the father of Claire Danes’ character, Carrie Mathison, over the course of the show’s three years. Like Carrie, he too suffered from bipolar disorder. Now medicated, he often tried in collusion with her sister Maggie (Amy Hargreaves) to get Carrie to continue taking her pills.

In addition to Homeland, Rebhorn had recurring parts on White Collar and Enlightened over the last few years. He also appeared on The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, and 30 Rock. His best-known movie roles were in 90s films, Scent of a Woman, The Game »

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Live Six Nations Rugby Union tops Friday ratings with 4.57m

22 February 2014 3:33 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Live Six Nations Rugby Union was Friday's (February 21) highest-rated show outside of soaps.

An average of 4.57 million viewers (20.8%) tuned in to watch Wales take on France at 7.55pm on BBC One. The match peaked with 4.83 million viewers during the second half.

The rugby narrowly outperformed ITV's Student Nurses: Bedpans and Bandages, which was seen by 4.32 million (20.3%) at 8pm.

Brand new comedy/drama Edge of Heaven was ITV's second highest-rated show of the night, securing 2.56m (11.7%) viewers from 9.

Back on BBC One, The Graham Norton Show, which featured guests such as Dominic Cooper and Lily Allen, entertained 3.97 million (28.8%) at 10.35pm.

Approximately 3.82m (18.5%) tuned in to watch The One Show at 7pm, while an average audience of 3.68m (16.8%) stuck around to watch Room 101 immediately after.

BBC Two's evening kicked off with Winter Olympics: Today at the Games at 7pm. Approximately 1.88 million (8.8%) watched highlights of Team Gb picking up a silver »

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Interview with Kevin Hart and Regina Hall, the co-stars of About Last Night

16 February 2014 10:43 PM, PST | CinemaNerdz | See recent CinemaNerdz news »

This Valentine’s Day the remake of the classic romantic comedy, About Last Night descends on theaters. The film, from director Steve Pink (Hot Tub Time Machine), is more of a reimagining of the 1986 and actually has more in common with the David Mamet play Sexual Perversity in Chicago on which both films are based. The new contemporary version two couples as they journey from the bar to the bedroom as they try to carve out their own unique space in the world of dating.

The cast is headed by Michael Ealy and Joy Bryant, who play Danny and Debbie, a couple brought together on a blind double date with their best friends, Bernie (Kevin Hart) and Joan (Regina Hall), who are on their all-important post-coital second date. The film then follows all four as they navigate through the rocky terrain of the contemporary world of dating and through the »

- Mike Tyrkus

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'Meet the Fockers' Star Embroiled in Feces Lawsuit

6 February 2014 12:45 AM, PST | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

When "Meet the Fockers" star Teri Polo moves out of a neighborhood ... she does not leave the scent of a woman -- her landlord says it's more like a dung heap.Polo's former landlord has filed a lawsuit, claiming when Polo moved out of her $7,000 a month rental home in L.A., she left behind a trail of dog feces that stunk up the neighborhood.  Polo is also accused of shocking urine abuse -- ruined »

- TMZ Staff

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A Boy’s Best Friend Is His Mother: A ‘Bates Motel’ Feature

1 February 2014 3:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Bates Motel is the twisted and gripping story of an unusual and powerful relationship unfolding between mother and son. Delivering killer performances that will leave viewers quaking in their boots, Freddie Highmore stars as introverted teen Norman Bates alongside Primetime Emmy nominee Vera Farmiga as his controlling mother Norma.

Bates Motel delves into the complex relationship between mother and son as they move to the sleepy town of White Pine Bay to start over. However, their presence in this small town is not as welcome as they first believed and Norma is forced to take drastic measures to protect herself and Norman, the son she loves and cares so much about. To celebrate the release of the razor-sharp drama on Blu-ray and DVD from 3rd February, we run down the close and sometimes unusual relationships between celebrities and their mothers; although none quite as unusual as Norma and Norman Bates. »

- Jazmine Sky Bradley

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