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Central Intelligence will see Helms in the role of an accountant who finds himself caught up in the world of international espionage after reconnecting with an old friend through Facebook, according toThe Hollywood Reporter.
Thurber will not only direct, but will rewrite the script for the upcoming comedy.
Watch the cast of We're the Millers speak to Digital Spy below: »
Interview Caroline Preece 21 Aug 2013 - 08:14
Director Rawson Marshall Thurber tasted the rare joy of overnight success with Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story back in 2004, and now he’s making his long-awaited return to comedy with ‘family’ road comedy We’re The Millers.
What attracted you to the script first of all?
I thought it was a really funny script and those are rare enough. When I read it, I think I laughed about four times out loud and that just never happens. I thought it was a really clever take on an old idea – it’s a family road »
Mill on the Doss: Thurber’s Arbitrary Comedy Rests on Laurels of Cast Charm
Filmmaker Rawson Marshall Thurber, whose directorial debut was the Ben Stiller goof-fest Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004) returns to the broad humor of star studded formulaic mainstream comedy with We’re the Millers, which, to be fair, has more funny moments than it’s unappealing marketing campaign would lead you to believe. But even with a handful of chuckles, Thurber, who swerved into indie territory with a stagnant 2008 adaptation of Michael Chabon’s The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, along with his four screenwriters, creates yet another strained, contrived cinematic entry, with an ever increasingly ludicrous premise bludgeoned mercilessly into the requisite formula of Hollywood comedy.
Small time Denver drug dealer David Clark (Jason Sudeikis) lives the carefree life of a bachelor until an unlucky scenario outside his apartment complex sees him getting robbed of all his goods and hard cash. »
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The next R-rated comedy to come out this Summer is set to release on Wednesday (Aug 7th), and last week we got the chance to check out the film (as well as sent several of our lucky readers to screenings as well), in order to tell you whether or not We're the Millers is comedy gold, or another dud. Come inside to check out our full review!
One of my first R-rated film I ever saw was released in the last week of July 1983, which was National Lampoons Vacation, still one of the best films that Chevy Chase ever committed to celluloid. In that film, Clark Griswold and his family headed out on the great American road trip. In their journeys, they ran into strange characters, stranger places and their goal, A family vacation that brought them together once again. Brilliantly written by Harold Ramis and directed by the great »
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4 items from 2013