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Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Aug. 26, 2014
Price: DVD $28.98, Blu-ray/DVD Combo $35.99
Two families—led by two single parents—will have to survive their vacation in the 2014 film Blended, the third comedy collaboration between stars Adam Sandler (Grown Ups) and Drew Barrymore (Going the Distance).
After a disastrous blind date, single parents Lauren (Barrymore) and Jim (Sandler) agree on only one thing: they never want to see each other again. But when they each sign up separately for a fabulous family vacation with their kids, they are all stuck sharing a suite at a luxurious African safari resort for a week.
Directed by Frank Coraci, who previously collaborated with Sandler and Barrymore on The Wedding Singer, Blended co-stars Wendi McLendon-Covey (Bridesmaids), Joel McHale (TV’s Community), Kevin Nealon (TV’s Weeds) and Terry Crews (Gamer).
Released wide to theaters in May, »
Orange Is the New Black is wonderful. If you haven't watched it, you should watch it. If you've only watched it once, watch it again! There are jokes you missed. But if you feel you've wrung all the joy you can out of its 26 episodes, and you're feeling bereft and lonely, one other show can scratch some of those same itches: Weeds. That shouldn't be too shocking — both shows are from creator Jenji Kohan, after all — but the similarities wind up being stronger than you might think.For those who don't remember, Weeds debuted on Showtime in 2005; Mary Louise Parker stars as the recently widowed Nancy Botwin, mother of two boys and resident of the oppressively tony California suburb of Agrestic. After her husband died, Nancy decided to start selling pot as a way to make money. This, of course, turns out to be more fraught than »
- Margaret Lyons
From Weeds creator Jenji Kohan, Orange is the New Black tells the heartbreaking and hilarious stories of the women at Litchfield Prison. In Season 1, Piper Chapman’s (Taylor Schilling) wild past came back to haunt her, resulting in her arrest and detention in a federal penitentiary where she finds unexpected conflict and camaraderie amidst an eccentric group of inmates. In Orange Is the New Black Season 2, shocking revelations and new arrivals shake up the lives and relationships of the prisoners, in ways they never could have imagined. During this exclusive phone interview with Collider, co-stars Kate Mulgrew (“Galina ‘Red’ Reznikov”) and Lorraine Toussaint (“Yvonne ‘Vee’ Parker”) talked about how they realized the level of popularity of this show, getting to explore the past and present of the relationship between their characters, that it’s great to work wearing a uniform, sneaking bits of glamour in, the expectation level that they »
- Christina Radish
From Weeds creator Jenji Kohan, Orange is the New Black tells the heartbreaking and hilarious stories of the women at Litchfield Prison. In Season 1, Piper Chapman’s (Taylor Schilling) wild past came back to haunt her, resulting in her arrest and detention in a federal penitentiary where she finds unexpected conflict and camaraderie amidst an eccentric group of inmates. In Orange Is the New Black Season 2, shocking revelations and new arrivals shake up the lives and relationships of the prisoners, in ways they never could have imagined. During this exclusive phone interview with Collider, co-stars Jason Biggs (“Larry Bloom”) and Laura Prepon (“Alex Vause”) talked about their expectations for the show, when they realized just how much viewers were talking about it, how the success of Season 1 affected the vibe on set for Season 2, enjoying the freedom that comes with wearing the prison wardrobe, how they felt about the journey »
- Christina Radish
Sandra Bernhard has signed on to appear in FX’s new comedy “You’re the Worst.”
Narcissistic and self-destructive, Jimmy (Chris Geere) thinks that all relationships are doomed, while the cynical but people-pleasing Gretchen (Aya Cash) knows that relationships aren’t for her. So when the two meet at a wedding, it’s only natural that they go home together and, despite their better judgement, begin to find themselves falling for each other.
“You’re the Worst” premieres at 10:30 p.m. July 17 on FX.
Bernhard is repped by Genesis Entertainment.
- Shelli Weinstein
Natasha Lyonne is staging a prison break and heading to Brooklyn. The Orange Is the New Black actress will guest star in an upcoming episode of HBO's Girls, E! News has confirmed. Details about Lyonne's character are being kept under wraps. Lyonne joins previously reported guest stars Zachary Quinto, Gillian Jacobs and Jason Ritter. Girls season four is currently filming with an early 2015 release date eyed. Orange Is the New Black's third season is also currently in production in New York. Lyonne's Orange Is the New Black costar Danielle Brooks previously appeared in Girls season three. The American Pie actress' other TV roles include New Girl, Weeds, Ntsf:sd:suv and Law & Order: Svu. She got »
One of Litchfield’s finest is getting out on parole and heading straight for Brooklyn.
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HBO would only confirm that Lyonne will appear in the comedy’s fourth season, slated to premiere in early 2015.
As TVLine previously reported, Lyonne will be joined »
Orange Is the New Black, Season 2, Episode 13: “We Have Manners. We Are Polite.”
Written by Jenji Kohan
Directed by Contantine Makris
Released Friday, June 6 on Netflix Instant
“Bad seed,” “insane,” “psycho,” “the real evil”—these are just some of the ways in which Vee is referred to this episode. Strangely, it is a finale that works hard in its side stories to show a fuzzy line between good people and bad people, and mostly succeeds in doing so. So why exactly it features a central story that works to prove the complete opposite, about a sociopath with no redeeming qualities who is treated like a cancer on the prison, is a mystery. Are we really supposed to cheer her death after we just learned our lesson over the course of two seasons that life is not so clear cut? Close out the story singing “Ding Dong the Witch Is »
If Orange Is the New Black has ever reminded you of Weeds, consider this: Jenji Kohan created both hits. Even though the shows have two totally different premises and characters, we can't help but notice the similarities between their deeply flawed yet lovable heroines, Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling) and Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker). After bidding farewell to Nancy in the Weeds series finale in 2012, we couldn't wait to see what Kohan had in store for us next. Fortunately, she hasn't disappointed with Oitnb, giving us a badass who carries Nancy's torch. Keep reading to see all the times Piper reminded us of Nancy. Source: Netflix, Showtime »
- Nick Maslow
In celebration of the newly released second season of the hit comedy-drama series, ‘Orange Is the New Black,’ Netflix has released an all-new extended trailer highlighting some of the season’s most surprising moments. The trailer is helping to promote the 13 episodes of Season 2 of the crime series, which is now airing on the movie and television Internet streaming service. Netflix has released the following synopsis for ‘Orange Is the New Black’: Created by Jenji Kohan (‘Weeds’), the Netflix original series ‘Orange Is the New Black’ is a funny, thought-provoking and powerful series that follows a diverse group of inmates in a women’s prison. Based on the best-selling memoir [ Read More ]
The post Orange Is the New Black Entertains with New Extended Season 2 Trailer appeared first on Shockya.com. »
- Karen Benardello
With Middle Eastern political drama Tyrant, vampire thriller The Strain and Judy Greer-Nat Faxon comedy Married all on the way this summer, You’re the Worst almost certainly holds the unfortunate title of least-anticipated FX show. The raunchy comedy follows two self-destructive individuals (Aya Cash and Chris Geere) who attempt to turn their one-night stand into a relationship, despite each preferring purely physical interactions with the opposite sex.
Today, a new red-band trailer has landed online, making You’re the Worst seem more like a hard-r comedy than a network show. In the trailer, there are copious amounts of sex scenes and sex jokes, with lots of partial nudity and foul language. Whether that will be a winning formula for the show, from Weeds writer Stephen Falk, remains to be seen. Cash is clearly going to be a draw for the male audience, as is Geere for the female audience, »
- Isaac Feldberg
From Weeds creator Jenji Kohan, Orange is the New Black tells the heartbreaking and hilarious stories of the women at Litchfield Prison. In Season 1, Piper Chapman’s (Taylor Schilling) wild past came back to haunt her, resulting in her arrest and detention in a federal penitentiary where she finds unexpected conflict and camaraderie amidst an eccentric group of inmates. In Season 2 of the popular Netflix original series, shocking revelations and new arrivals shake up the lives and relationships of the prisoners, in ways they never could have imagined. During this exclusive phone interview with Collider, actress Uzo Aduba (who gives a memorable stand-out performance as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren) talked about having no expectations for what this show would become, when she realized the show was getting the hugely positive response it’s received, having President Obama reference the show, how the success of Season 1 changed the vibe on set »
- Christina Radish
If you're a fan of Orange Is the New Black, then you know by now that it's based on the real experiences of Piper Kerman. Kerman, known as Piper Chapman (and played by Taylor Schilling) on the show, published a bestselling memoir by the same name. While Kerman says the show, headed by Weeds creator Jenji Kohan, is not a docudrama whatsoever, her real-life experience does come through in the series. Without giving too much away, here are factual details behind the series. Source: Getty / Charles Norfleet The Crime After college, the real Piper Kerman fell for a woman caught up in an international drug ring. In the book, she calls her Nora, and if you watch the show, you know her as Alex (played by Laura Prepon). The real Piper smuggled $10,000 from Chicago to Brussels, Belgium, during her time with Nora, and 10 years later, the law caught up with her. »
- Annie Gabillet
As we anticipate a potential Part III, catch up on the major stars' exploits since - and compare how they looked then and now:
Steve Martin - already an established Hollywood name before Father of the Bride - plays hapless patriarch George Banks, who suffers a series of ridiculous misfortunes (and a mild breakdown - the too-plentiful pack of hotdogs springs to mind) after his daughter announces that she's getting married. »
Mary Steenburgen is joining Netflix hit “Orange Is the New Black” for Season 3, the actress tweeted on Friday. She wrote: “Very excited to go to my first wardrobe fitting of Oitnb! Will I be in orange or black?:)” The second season of the women-in-prison series, from “Weeds” honcho Jenji Kohan, premiered last week on Netflix, and was renewed for a third season in May. It was not immediately known which character the “Joan of Arcadia” actress will play, or how many episodes she. »
- Tony Maglio
From Weeds creator Jenji Kohan, Orange is the New Black tells the heartbreaking and hilarious stories of the women at Litchfield Prison. In Season 1, Piper Chapman’s (Taylor Schilling) wild past came back to haunt her, resulting in her arrest and detention in a federal penitentiary where she finds unexpected conflict and camaraderie amidst an eccentric group of inmates. In Season 2 of the popular Netflix original series (Season 1 is also currently available on Blu-ray/DVD), shocking revelations and new arrivals shake up the lives and relationships of the prisoners, in ways they never could have imagined. During this recent exclusive phone interview with Collider, actor Pablo Schreiber (who plays Pornstache) talked about going into this show with zero expectations, how the reaction to the show was immediate, his rather unusual fan requests, how the success of the series changed the vibe on set for Season 2, and how satisfied he was »
- Christina Radish
Annecy –Nickelodeon has renewed “Sanjay and Craig,” featuring voice stars Maulik Pancholy (“30 Rock,” “Weeds”) and Chris Hardwick (“The Talking Dead,” “Attack of the Show!”), for a 20 half-hour-episode Season 3.
The third season order comes before Season 2 (pictured) has begun to air next month. That’s a big show of confidence from the cable channel for an animated comedy about 12-year-old Indian-American Sanjay and his best friend, who happens to be a talking snake (Hardwick).
In the U.S., year-to-date through May, it is Nickelodeon’s No. 2 animated show across all TV, only trailing ratings stalwart “SpongeBob SquarePants.” Year-to-date episode premieres have averaged a 4.9 kids 2-11 rating and three million total viewers, per Nickelodeon sources.
“We really believe in the property, are very happy with the results. »
- John Hopewell
Orange Is the New Black, Season 2, Episode 2: “You Also Have a Pizza”
Written by Stephen Falk
Directed by Allison Anders
Released Friday, June 6 on Netflix Instant
“Would the moon do this?” Larry asks Polly as he kisses her, trying to prove to Piper and the world that he carries his own light and not just reflecting other people’s. Usually, if you have to ask that question, then the answer is yes, the moon would do that, and you are looking desperate trying to find a way not to be the exact parasite you are. But at least taking some action is something to move forward with, if only for an inch—and that’s what seems to be happening with a lot of Orange Is the New Black’s story lines this season. Little by little, inmates and officers are trying to move through the world around them, »
One of the truly nagging difficulties with indie films is that it is often quite a while before you actually get the chance to catch them. Such is the case with Radio Free Albemuth, which made the festival rounds a few years ago now, and is finally getting released. If nothing else, it should be enough for many to know that it is based on a Philip K. Dick work. If that isn’t enough, it managed quite a lot of praise from those who caught it during that festival tour.
Any Sci-Fi fans out there need to take a look at this one, and make sure you get to it if you can. Philip K. Dick stories may sometimes get twisted around in the film adaptation, »
- Marc Eastman
"Going to jail" is always a more compelling TV premise than "still being in jail." So the whole idea of a second season for Orange Is The New Black might have posed a challenge. But the Netflix drama's second season, released as one big ruin-your-life binge, is even stronger than the already-amazing first one. The female inmates of Litchfield Penitentiary are unlike any other characters on TV — everywhere you look, some dynamic actress is gnawing the marrow out of a role she's spent her whole career fighting for. There's hardly »
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