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Watch: Paul Rudd Gets Called Out for His Career Failures on 'The Jack and Triumph Show'

27 February 2015 7:51 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

By all accounts, Paul Rudd has had a pretty successful career. After achieving cult icon status early on with "Wet Hot American Summer" and "Clueless," the likable Average Joe-type moved up to comedy hits like "The 40 Year Old Virgin," "I Love You, Man," "Role Models" and "Knocked Up" (not to mention his unforgettable roles on "Friends" and "Parks and Recreation").  But that's not what Triumph remembers. In the exclusive clip below, Triumph — a former '70s & '80s TV star who's fallen on hard times — makes a mess of things for his ex-co-star Jack, who's finally gotten back on the right track after being sucked down an ugly wormhole with Triumph. The two run into Paul Rudd at a coffee shop, and one of them (hint: the talking puppet) can't let bygones be bygones, calling out Rudd's movie star status after flops like "Wanderlust," "This is 40" and "Admission. »

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Watch: Paul Rudd Gets Called Out for His Career Failures on 'The Jack and Triumph Show'

27 February 2015 7:51 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

By all accounts, Paul Rudd has had a pretty successful career. After achieving cult icon status early on with "Wet Hot American Summer" and "Clueless," the likable Average Joe-type moved up to comedy hits like "The 40 Year Old Virgin," "I Love You, Man," "Role Models" and "Knocked Up" (not to mention his unforgettable roles on "Friends" and "Parks and Recreation").  But that's not what Triumph remembers. In the exclusive clip below, Triumph — a former '70s & '80s TV star who's fallen on hard times — makes a mess of things for his ex-co-star Jack, who's finally gotten back on the right track after being sucked down an ugly wormhole with Triumph. The two run into Paul Rudd at a coffee shop, and one of them (hint: the talking puppet) can't let bygones be bygones, calling out Rudd's movie star status after flops like "Wanderlust," "This is 40" and "Admission. »

- Ben Travers

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2015 Oscar Previews: Part 2

18 February 2015 2:26 PM, PST | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Our Oscar coverage continues. Here we overview the best acting and best directing award nominees.

The Best Actor Nominees

Steve Carell - as John du Pont in Foxcatcher

Age: 52

Previously Best Known For:

The Office

The 40 Year-Old Virgin

Previous Oscar Nominations/Wins:

None

Interesting Fact: Owns and operates the Marshfield Hills General Store in Marshfield, Massachusetts where he has a summer home.

Bradley Cooper - as Chris Kyle in American Sniper

Age: 40

Previously Best Known For:

The Hangover

Silver Linings Playbook

Previous Oscar Nominations/Wins:

Nomination - Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role 2013- as Richie Dimaso in American Hustle

Nomination - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role 2012 - as Pat in Silver Linings Playbook

Interesting Fact: Had to miss his graduation commencement at Georgetown University because he was filming Wet Hot American Summer.

Benedict Cumberbatch -  as Alan Turing in The Imitation Game »

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Yes No Maybe So: Trainwreck

16 February 2015 9:00 AM, PST | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Manuel here to discuss one of last week’s hottest trailers by one of my favorite funny ladies. After the success of Bridesmaids ($288 million worldwide gross and 2 Oscar nominations), it’s not surprising seeing Judd Apatow partnering up with another small-screen comedy talent for her big screen debut.

Written by Amy Schumer and directed by Apatow himself comes Trainwreck ("We all know one" the poster coyingly tells us), which opens this July as a nice bit of counter-programming (it goes up against Apatow-alum Paul Rudd's Ant-Man so you know where my momey that weekend will be going to). The film will first show itself over at SXSW as a "work-in-progress" so we'll have word of what to expect sooner rather than later, though it shows great confidence in the material. It also tells us precisely what kind of demographic they're hoping to muster enthusiasm among. Both Funny People and »

- Manuel Betancourt

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Trainwreck Trailer – Amy Schumer Writes Herself Into An Unflattering Character

12 February 2015 7:06 AM, PST | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Judd Apatow, whether writing, directing, or both, is someone that, at the very least, lets you know what you’re getting yourself into. If you like The 40-Year-Old Virgin, and Knocked Up, you probably know where you are when This Is 40 hits.

That may not be as straightforward once Trainwreck opens, Apatow’s next directing effort, which is written by, and stars, Amy Schumer.

The comedienne, and creator/star of Inside Amy Schumer is one of the funniest people working today, and those who are familiar with her work will know that this is the sort of story she ought to be able to knock out of the park… sort of.

Of course, the film may cause some people difficulty, when it comes to figuring out their expectations, because I love Amy Schumer, but I hate pretty much everything Judd Apatow has had any connection to.

It always makes »

- Marc Eastman

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Red Band Trailer for Judd Apatow's New Comedy Trainwreck Starring Amy Schumer

12 February 2015 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

In his fifth feature film as a director, Judd Apatow (The 40-year-old Virgin) again brings a portrait of an unforgettable character, and a portrayal by a breakout new comedy star, together in Trainwreck. Since she was a little girl, it’s been drilled into Amy’s (Schumer) head by her rascal of a dad (Colin Quinn) that monogamy isn’t realistic. Now a magazine writer, Amy lives by that credo—enjoying what she feels is an uninhibited life free from stifling, boring romantic commitment—but in actuality, she’s kind of in a rut. When she finds herself starting to fall for the subject of the new article she’s writing, a charming and successful sports doctor named Aaron Conners (Bill Hader), Amy starts to wonder if other grown-ups, including this guy who really seems to like her, might be on to »

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Trainwreck trailer: Can Amy Schumer find more than sex in the city?

11 February 2015 12:46 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Amy Schumer is looking for more than sex in the city in the new trailer for director Judd Apatow's film Trainwreck.

Schumer makes her first starring role in a major motion picture in Trainwreck, which she wrote with The 40-Year-Old Virgin's Apatow.

The comedian stars as a modern career woman whose liberated attitude towards relationships is questioned when she falls for a doctor (Bill Hader).

Trainwreck's ensemble cast includes Daniel Radcliffe, Tilda Swinton, WWE superstar John Cena, future Flash actor Ezra Miller, and NBA superstar LeBron James.

Amy Schumer talks Inside Amy Schumer: "Balls to the wall ridiculous"

SNL's Vanessa Bayer will play the best friend who tries to convince Amy not to romance the doctor while profiling him for her magazine.

Trainwreck opens on July 17 in the Us and August 28 in the UK. »

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Judd Apatow hopes to tickle the Academy’s funny bone with “Trainwreck”

11 February 2015 12:15 PM, PST | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

Making a comedy that gets recognized by the Oscars is an almost impossible pursuit. Best Picture nominees that are comedies are few and far between, let alone winners. Still, there are some filmmakers who traffic in laughs and you really feel can make a mark with the Academy. Judd Apatow is one of them. He had a few brushes with awards attention early in his directorial career, but his recent efforts haven’t done much for voters, even as the material has been baitier and baitier. Will a return to simplicity with his Amy Schumer vehicle Trainwreck be the cure? We shall see, but it looks hilarious, if nothing else. When Apatow moved from producing and writing to also directing, he burst on the scene with The 40 Year Old Virgin. Teamed up with now Academy Award nominee Steve Carell, they crafted an uproarious sex comedy that also managed to have a ton of heart. »

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Watch: Red Band Trailer for Judd Apatow's 'Trainwreck' Starring Amy Schumer

11 February 2015 8:29 AM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Universal has dropped the first trailer for Judd Apatow's Trainwreck, the upcoming film starring Amy Schumer as a woman whose lived her life believing monogamy isn't realistic, but when she begins to fall in love she begins to wonder if it's time to re-evaluate her stance. The pic is Apatow's first behind the camera since 2012's This is 40 and along with Schumer, Trainwreck co-stars Bill Hader, Brie Larson, Colin Quinn, John Cena, Tilda Swinton and LeBron James. Set for release on July 17, check out the red and green band trailers below along with the poster and a much longer synopsis. Green Band Trailer sb id="1449551" height="360" width="640" Red Band Trailer sb id="1449839" height="360" width="640" No contemporary filmmaker has chronicled the messy human experience with the eye and ear of a comedic cultural anthropologist like Judd Apatow. Hits as varied as those he's directed, like Knocked Up and The 40-Year-Old Virgin, »

- Brad Brevet

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Watch: Trailer for Judd Apatow's 'Trainwreck' Starring Amy Schumer

11 February 2015 8:29 AM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Universal has dropped the first trailer for Judd Apatow's Trainwreck, the upcoming film starring Amy Schumer as a woman whose lived her life believing monogamy isn't realistic, but when she begins to fall in love she begins to wonder if it's time to re-evaluate her stance. The pic is Apatow's first behind the camera since 2012's This is 40 and along with Schumer, Trainwreck co-stars Bill Hader, Brie Larson, Colin Quinn, John Cena, Tilda Swinton and LeBron James. Set for release on July 17, check out the trailer and the much longer synopsis below. sb id="1449551" height="360" width="640" No contemporary filmmaker has chronicled the messy human experience with the eye and ear of a comedic cultural anthropologist like Judd Apatow. Hits as varied as those he's directed, like Knocked Up and The 40-Year-Old Virgin, and those he's produced, like Superbad and Bridesmaids, are all unified by their honest, unflinching, comic »

- Brad Brevet

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SXSW Announces Their Features Lineup; Includes Feig/McCarthy's 'Spy' and Apatow's 'Trainwreck'

3 February 2015 1:50 PM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Amy Schumer and Bill Hader in TrainwreckPhoto: Universal Pictures With Sundance just wrapping up and Berlin starting up in a few days, we are now immersed in the year-long barrage of film festivals. One such festival in South By Southwest. A few weeks back they announced the first seven films of their program, including the opening night film Brand: A Second Coming. Today, they have revealed the rest of the features to be shown in March (except for the midnight program), and some of it has me very excited. The bigger titles announced do not do much for me. Paul Feig's Spy, starring Melissa McCarthy, and the Will Ferrell/Kevin Hart starrer Get Hard leave a lot to be desired in terms of anticipation, as does a work in progress cut of Judd Apatow's latest film Trainwreck. I'm guessing an Apatow work in progress is probably around three and a half hours. »

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‘Manglehorn’, ‘Spy’, ‘Brand’ headline South by Southwest 2015 film lineup

3 February 2015 12:56 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

South by Southwest, the multi-faceted film, music and technology festival held annually in Austin, TX will feature such upcoming films as Paul Feig’s Spy, David Gordon Green’s Manglehorn, Alex Gibney’s documentary Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, and Ondi Timoner’s Russell Brand profile Brand: A Second Coming as headliners in this year’s film festival lineup.

SXSW runs from March 13 to 21 in Austin and is now in its 22nd year. Variety has details of the 145 films and 100 world premieres bowing at this year’s festival. Brand, as previously reported, will be the festival’s opening night film.

Other notable titles on the list are the Will Ferrell/Kevin Hart comedy Get Hard, a rough cut of Judd Apatow’s Trainwreck, the directorial debut of 28 Days Later screenwriter Alex Garland, Ex Machina, and a new comedy by Michael Showalter, Hello, My Name is Doris.

On the small screen, »

- Brian Welk

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25 surprising side businesses from Hollywood stars

15 January 2015 8:54 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Paul Newman’s salad dressing enterprise is common knowledge, but did you know about these 25 businesses run by Hollywood stars?

What do big-time movie stars get up to in their spare time? While their fictional counterparts might enjoy chopping wood or getting hosed down by friendly females (more on that here), actors themselves have a tendency towards wacky entrepreneurial ideas and hefty industrial investments.

Looking at our findings from some rigorous research (read: Googling), it seems that you can divide famous actors into a handful of groups – those who are trying to do something good for the world, those who are trying to break into internet megabucks and those who like opening restaurants.

Without further chit-chat, here’s a breakdown of which stars are behind which brands which you may or may not know and love…

1. Kevin CostnerOcean Therapy Solutions

Here’s a brilliant one to start off with »

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Oscars 2015: First-Time Oscar Nominees

15 January 2015 6:56 AM, PST | Scott Feinberg | See recent Scott Feinberg news »

By Anjelica Oswald

Managing Editor

The nominees for the 87th Academy Awards were announced this morning live from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills in a two-part announcement. Joining some Oscar veterans, such as Meryl Streep, Marion Cotillard and Wes Anderson, are a number of first-time Oscar nominees. Of the five nominees for actor in a lead role, only Bradley Cooper has been nominated before. Two actresses in a lead role and two actresses in a supporting role are newcomers and one director and one supporting actor have never been nominated before. First-time Oscar nominees include:

Morten Tyldum — Achievement in directing

The Norwegian filmmaker who helmed The Imitation Game earned a spot in the top five for best director. He was also nominated for a Hollywood Film Award. The film received eight nominations, including best picture. His film was also recognized by the Human Rights Campaign “for bringing the »

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Steve Carell in Talks to Star in ‘The Big Short’ With Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale

14 January 2015 3:22 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Foxcatcher” star Steve Carell is eyeing another drama.

The actor is in talks to join Brad Pitt, Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling in “The Big Short,” an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. The financial drama is Plan B and Paramount’s upcoming adaptation of Michael Lewis’s non-fiction book “The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine.”

Also Read: TheWrap’s 25 Most Anticipated Movies of 2015: From ‘Fifty Shades’ to ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Spectre’

The story explores last decade’s housing and credit bubble collapse, in which Carell would play Steve Eisman, one of the money movers who »

- Travis Reilly

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‘The Simpsons’ Paid Tribute to Charlie Hebdo (Photo)

12 January 2015 8:07 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Sunday’s episode of “The Simpsons” was not only notable for being Judd Apatow‘s long-lost episode, “Bart’s New Friend” — the Fox animated series joined a number of other voices in entertainment by paying tribute to French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, which suffered a mass shooting in Paris last week.

Before the beginning of the final commercial break, the long-running comedy briefly showed an image of Maggie, the youngest Simpson, holding a flag reading, “Je Suis Charlie.”

See video: Jon Stewart Delivers Powerful Response to Paris Attack: Charlie Hebdo Victims Had Courage

The French slogan, “I am Charlie,” was »

- Greg Gilman

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No kidding: Steve Carell has a serious plus in the Oscars race

2 January 2015 3:05 PM, PST | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Competition is fierce for that fifth slot in the Oscars' race for Best Actor. Over the past few months Steve Carell looked like a good bet for a nomination after "Foxcatcher's" warm reception at the Cannes Film Festival, but Bradley Cooper ("American Sniper") and Jake Gyllenhaal ("Nightcrawler") have recently gained mojo. -Break- Should Carell be worried? Yes. Healthy paranoia is always a good idea at the Academy Awards, but he  has many advantages, including the critical acclaim he reaped for his creepy role as a killer tycoon. He portrays a real-life person just like 8 of the past 10 winners in the category. He wears a plastic nose. (Hell, that helped Nicole Kidman to win!) And he's made a successful crossover to Serious Actor from TV Sitcom Star ("The Office") and Movie Goofball ("The 40-Year-Old Virgin"). Granted, Carell can't win the Oscar, but shouldn't all of this he...' »

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Steve Carell Breaks the Mold in ‘Foxcatcher’

2 January 2015 11:53 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

After spending years making audiences laugh, Steve Carell delivered one of the most chilling performances of the year in the true-crime thriller “Foxcatcher.” The role has already garnered him Golden Globe and SAG Award noms, and now the actor is being honored with the Variety Creative Impact in Acting Award on Jan. 4 at the Palm Springs Film Festival.

Carell has shown a dramatic side before; he won a SAG Award as a member of the ensemble of “Little Miss Sunshine,” in which he played a suicidal gay man. He also earned raves for his turn as a widower in “Dan in Real Life” and as an annoying boyfriend in “The Way, Way Back.” Still, it’s unlikely even his biggest fans were prepared for his complex, unsettling turn as billionaire John du Pont in “Foxcatcher.”

See More: Chris Rock Has Audience Laughing Till It Hurts

After his breakout turn as »

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