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The pair will star in DreamWorks Animation's family comedy, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The film will centre around a fast-talking, briefcase-carrying baby (Baldwin) and his jealous older brother.
In a bid to win his parents' respect, the brother stumbles upon a villainous plot by the CEO of Puppy Co (Spacey).
Alec Baldwin and Kevin Spacey will go head-to-head in the animated feature Boss Baby, from DreamWorks. The two will voice the movie, with Baldwin playing the boss baby and Spacey taking on the role of his nemesis, Francis E. Francis.
The movie was inspired by Marla Frazee's award-winning picture book of the same name. Directed by Tom McGrath (Madagascar franchise, Megamind), Boss Baby is tells the story of the bossiest member in every family – the new guy. Here's an official synopses:
"From the day his baby brother arrived (in a cab…wearing a suit), seven-year-old Tim knew this fast-talking briefcase-carrying baby (voiced by Baldwin) was trouble – after all, there's only so much love to go around, right? But as Tim embarks on a mission to win back the sole affection of his parents, he stumbles upon a secret plot by the CEO of Puppy Co. (voiced by Spacey) that threatens »
- Laura Frances
Academy Award nominee Alec Baldwin suits up to play the boss (who Fyi, is a total baby) in DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming comedy feature Boss Baby. Joined by two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey who will take on the role of corporate uber-villain (and baby nemesis) Francis E. Francis, the two will duke it out for the proverbial “World’s Best Boss” mug.
Inspired by Marla Frazee’s award-winning picture book of the same name (Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Picture Book of the Year in 2010), the CG film will be released by 20th Century Fox on March 18, 2016.
The film is directed by Tom McGrath (Madagascar franchise, Megamind), produced by Ramsey Naito (The Spongebob Squarepants Movie) and Denise Cascino (Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Megamind) and written by Michael McCullers (Austin Powers films).
Boss Baby is a fantastical family comedy about the bossiest member in every family – the new guy. From the »
- Melissa Thompson
Remember that 30 Rock episode when the writers discover that Jack (Alec Baldwin) once recorded himself reciting the dictionary for cash? All of which then wound up on a type-n-speak website? The entire episode’s biggest laughs emanate from the writers’ plugging words into the site which then recites them in his unmistakable voice. That instance alone was enough to land Baldwin some serious voice work all those years back, and he’s certainly Capital One’d the crap out of his marketable tones. So, it only makes sense that he’s now joining forces with another unique vocal talent, Kevin Spacey, for Dreamworks Animation’s next venture: Boss Baby.
The pair are slated to “voice star” in the animated feature, under the direction of Madagascar and Megamind director Tom McGrath. Inspired by the popular children’s book by Marla Frazee, the story sounds like a perfect fit for Baldwin. He »
- Gem Seddon
Baldwin will voice the titular character, a briefcase-carrying baby who sparks jealousy in his 7-year-old brother, Tim. Threatened by the new arrival, Tim attempts to win his parents’ sole affection. In the process, he uncovers a secret plot by the CEO of Puppy Co. (voiced by Spacey) that could ruin »
- C. Molly Smith
Alec Baldwin will voice the lead character of DreamWorks Animation’s “Boss Baby,” with Kevin Spacey set to show off his sinister side yet again to play uber corporate villain Francis E. Francis in the family comedy to be released on March 18, 2016.
Inspired by Marla Frazee’s picture book of the same name, the film revolves around a fast-talking suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby who must pair up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. (Spacey) and restore order in the world. (See a sketch of Baldwin’s character above).
Dwa’s next releases include “The Penguins of Madagascar,” on Nov. 26; “Home,” on March 27, 2015; “B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations, »
- Marc Graser
Alec Baldwin and Kevin Spacey will voice star in Boss Baby, the latest feature from DreamWorks Animation. The movie, which has a release date of March 18, 2016, is being directed by Tom McGrath, one of Dwa’s go-to helmers with such credits as the Madagascar movies as well as Megamind. Ramsey Naito (The Spongebob Squarepants Movie) and Denise Cascino (Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Megamind) are producing with Michael McCullers (Austin Powers films) handling script duties. Read more DreamWorks Animation Inks Collaboration Deal With Makers of 'The Legend of Korra' Boss Baby is described as a fantastical family comedy centering
- Borys Kit
DreamWorks Animation has been suffering of late from some under-performing efforts. It’ll be hoping for a more emphatic hit from one of its more reliable talents, Madagascar co-director Tom McGrath, with the film Boss Baby, which now boasts the vocal chops of Alec Baldwin and Kevin Spacey.With Austin Powers co-writer Michael McCullers loosely adapting Maria Frazzee’s picture book, Boss Baby finds a seven-year-old boy becoming jealous of the attention lavished upon his smart-talking, briefcase-sporting baby brother (Baldwin).Looking to win back his parents’ affection, the older kid discovers a secret plot by the CEO of Puppy Co. (Spacey) that threatens to destroy the balance of love in the world. It turns out that the brash baby executive, who has finagled his way into the family like a cuckoo, is the focus of the plan – and the brothers will have to work together to stop the scheme and »
Many TV fanatics would consider "Friends" as one of the best shows ... ever. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the show's premiere -- which takes place today, September 22 -- we're taking a look back at the careers of the Central Perk six: Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Ross, Chandler and Joey.Click the gallery above to see how everyone has aged -- and keep reading to see what they've been up to since the classic sitcom.Jennifer Aniston won an Emmy playing the perfectly coiffed Rachel Green. She later became one of Hollywood's biggest stars on the big screen, starring in movies like "Office Space," "The Break-Up" and "Horrible Bosses." She was married to Brad Pitt from 2000-2005 and is currently engaged to Justin Theroux. "Friends" Reunion on Jimmy Kimmel Live Is Everything -- Watch Now!Courteney Cox -- a.k.a Monica Gellar -- starred in the four "Scream" movies, where she met ex-husband David Arquette. »
- tooFab Staff
When’s the last time Chris Rock made a funny movie, really? His filmography in recent years has been riddled with mediocrity - the dismal “Grown Ups” franchise, “Madagascar” and its endless sequels. A look at his earlier comedies reveals that while Rock has always been an undeniably funny stand-up comic, paint-by-numbers movies like “Head of State” and “Down to Earth” failed to really highlight his strengths and his potential as both an actor and comedian. We’ve had a few brief glimpses of another side to Rock as filmmaker and film star - even his 2007 flop “I Think I Love My Wife,” with its many problems, showed the writer/director angling towards a more honest form of comedy. In »
- Zeba Blay
As successful as Chris Rock's career as a comedian has been, the same can't really be said for him as either a lead actor or a director. Ensemble films like Grown Ups and animated movies like Madagascar have certainly raised his profile, but let's also not forget that his record includes forgettable titles like Down To Earth, Bad Company and Head of State (which he also directed). This history doesn't seem to be causing any studios pause regarding Rock's newest film, however, as the comedy is starting a huge bidding war at the Toronto International Film Festival. News of this in-development deal comes from Deadline, which says that Sony, Paramount, Fox Searchlight, Open Road, A24, Relativity and Lionsgate have all been looking to buy Chris Rock's Top Five, and they're willing to pay top dollar to do so. While the numbers continue to grow, the most recent update »
“Sometimes a movie is just a movie,” remarks one character early on in Chris Rock’s “Top Five”; but in the case of Rock’s own third turn in the director’s chair, it’s also . After a couple of ambitious but middling first attempts (“Head of State,” “I Think I Love My Wife”), Rock has finally found a big-screen vehicle for himself that comes close to capturing the electric wit, shrewd social observations and deeply autobiographical vein of his standup comedy. At once personal in its sensibilities, yet made with an eye towards reaching a broad, mainstream audience, “Top Five” sparked a well-deserved bidding war following its Toronto premiere, and should soon become a welcome addition to some lucky distrib’s slate.
- Scott Foundas
If dry British humor and stop-motion animation make for a cup of tea that you enjoy, then you're probably excited about the forthcoming release of Shaun the Sheep, an adaptation of the popular TV series from across the pond. The first teaser for the film debuted this past spring, and now we get a better idea of the story as Shaun and a bunch of his sheep friends end up stuck in the big city, leaving them with no choice but to find their own way home. However, since this property is far more popular in the United Kingdom, don't expect a release in the United States too quickly, if it even makes it over here at all. Watch the trailer now! Here's the second teaser trailer for Aardman Animation's Shaun the Sheep from the film's YouTube page: Shaun the Sheep is written and directed by Mark Burton (writer of Madagascar, »
- Ethan Anderton
If you enjoyed the Scary Movie franchise or were curious to see a comedic take on James Wan’s The Conjuring, then you might be interested in A Haunted House 2, released on home media earlier this week by Universal Studios Home Entertainment. We’ve been provided with two Blu-ray/DVD combo packs of the Marlon Wayans-starring film to give away to Daily Dead readers.
“Having overcome the demons of his past, Malcolm (Marlon Wayans) is ready to start over with his new girlfriend Megan (Jaime Pressly) and her two adorable kids, Wyatt (Steele Stebbins) and Becky (Ashley Rickards). When their house is plaguedby a rash of bizarre paranormal events, Malcolm turns for help to his buddy Miguel (Gabriel Iglesias) and exorcist Father Williams (Cedric the Entertainer) in an attempt to drive the evil spirits from his home. But it turns out it’s not just the house that’s haunted… »
- Derek Anderson
A Haunted House 2 is ready to go bump (and grind) in the night on Blu-ray and DVD, and right now we have a chance for you to score this latest horror comedy on us! That's right, free. Please note we are not responsible for what watching this movie will do to your Iq.
To enter for your chance to win, just send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org including your Full Name And Mailing Address. We’ll take care of the rest.
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From the Press Release
The horror movie genre gets a hilarious makeover when Marlon Wayans (Scary Movie series, White Chicks) and Cedric the Entertainer (Madagascar, The Original Kings of Comedy) star in A Haunted House 2, the outrageous supernatural comedy coming to Blu-ray™ Combo Pack including Blu-ray™, DVD, and Digital HD with UltraViolet™ on »
- Steve Barton
It’s been a busy week for Warner Bros. after they dropped the news that they were planning out their DC Cinematic Universe all the way up to 2020. And now, they look to be expanding their Lego universe too.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. are planning to release two more Lego Movies on May 25th 2018 and May 24th 2019. These could both be Lego Movie sequels, but could also be spin-offs to the franchise.
With the announcement of Warner’s DC movie plans and the date change for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in order to not fight against Captain America 3, it should be noted that the 2018 release date puts the movie in competition with DreamWorks’ Madagascar (May 18th) and the as-of-yet »
- Luke Owen
Discover the secrets of the most entertaining and mysterious birds in the global espionage game: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private now must join forces with the chic spy organization, the North Wind, led by Agent Classified (we could tell you his name, but then … you know) to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from taking over the world.
The Penguins of Madagascar is set for release on November 26th in the States and on December 5th in the UK.
The post New trailer for The Penguins of Madagascar appeared first on Flickering Myth. »
- Gary Collinson
The clip features more of the comical covert birds Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private as they team up to take down Dr Octavius Brine, voiced by John Malkovich.
The force also includes the seal Short Fuse (Ken Jeong), an explosives expert; snow owl Eva (Annet Mahendru), an intelligence analyst; and hulking Norwegian bear Corporal (Peter Stormare), who constantly wants to embrace his four new bird friends.
Penguins of Madagascar will open in the Us on November 26 and in the UK on December 5. »
Benedict Cumberbatch's role in "Penguins of Madagascar" may be voice only, but the latest trailer for the forthcoming animated spinoff will probably make his fans howl anyway. The "Sherlock" star's perfect English diction is a sound for sore ears in the new spot for the "Madagascar" spinoff, in which Cumberbatch plays Classified, a wolf who serves as the leader of an "inter-species task force" dedicated to saving the lives of helpless animals. In addition to returning voice stars Tom McGrath (Skipper), Chris Miller (Kowalski), John Dimaggio (Rico) and Christopher Knights (Private), the film also features the aural talents of John Malkovich as villainous octopus Dr. Octavius Brine (a.k.a Dave). Will Cumberbatch fanatics show up for the film even though the actor himself never appears on screen? Check out the trailer below, then let us know what you think in the comments. "Penguins of Madagascar" hits theaters on »
- Chris Eggertsen
The best part of all three Madagascar films return in their own spin-off. Those devilishly sly penguins reveal themselves to be secret agents and must team up with a new and technologically advanced espionage team known as The North Wind in order to stop an evil Octopus known as Dave. The film has brought in some respectable talent to fill out the supporting roles, with Benedict Cumberbatch as Classified and John Malkovich as the normal named villain. Despite being a huge fan of the penguins as characters, as well as loving penguins in general, the trailer doesn’t have too many laughs, but a lot of that may be down to my feelings toward the general plot. The shift into espionage territory is more suited here than it was for Cars 2, but the animals have become almost too anthropomorphic. It almost feels as though humans don’t exist in this world, »
- Luke Ryan Baldock
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