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Got the Goods? We have. See tons of videos from 'The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard' starring Jeremy Piven!

Check out plenty of new videos from the Paramount Pictures comedy "The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard," starring Jeremy Piven, Will Ferrell, Ed Helms, Ving Rhames, David Koechner, Ken Jeong, Kathryn Hahn, Noureen DeWulf, James Brolin and Tony Hale. We have interview clips as well as clips from the film. Interview clips include Jeremy Piven, Ed Helms, Tony Hale, David Koechner, Ving Rhames and many more. Also known as "The Goods: The Don Ready Story," the film is helmed by Neal Brennan from the writing by Rick Stempson and Andy Rock. Opens on August 14th and looks set to provide mega laughs for audience members Check out the official site at http://www.livehardsellhard.com/. Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready is all of the above - except for a dolphin trainer. When he's asked to help save an ailing local car dealership
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Second Red Band Trailer for 'The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard'

Another red band trailer for "The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard" has made its way out. Debuted via Funny or Die, this latest sneak peek at the comedy is relatively shorter than the first red band trailer released months before. Though so, it still manages to let out a number of never-before-seen footage from the film.

Contrary to the previous trailer which focuses on introducing Jeremy Piven's character Don Ready, this new one highlights on how Ready psyches up his sales team to turn a failing auto dealership's Fourth of July sale into major profitable event. The restricted promo video also gives out more on the dinner table scene where Ready tells his ragtag crew what they should prepare for the next day.

"The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard" is directed by Neal Brennan. "Entourage" actor Jeremy Piven stars with the supporting cast that include Kathryn Hahn, Ving Rhames,
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The Goods Trailer Online

A red-band trailer has gone online for the Jeremy Piven-starring The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, and it makes the used car dealership comedy look like an effective broad comedy.The plot's simple really: Piven and the gang are wheeled in to bail out an ailing car dealership over the big July 4 weekend. Cue comedy, racist humour, smoking on airplanes and Piven proclaiming, "I have hair on my balls and I sell cars. The end."Originally called The Goods: The Don Ready Story (echoes of Anchorman: The Ron Burgundy Story there) the film's out on August 14 in the Us but doesn't yet have a release date here.
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Two 'The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard' Trailers Launched

"The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard" has unleashed two brand new and hilarious trailers. One of them which is an approved for all audiences trailer is presented by Moviefone, while the other is a restricted trailer that comes out courtesy of MySpace. While many of the footage between the two trailers are similar, they still offer different scenes to be laughed at.

Jeremy Piven, the Ari Gold of HBO television series "Entourage", stars as Don Ready, a salesman, lover and song stylist. When an ailing local car dealership is on the brink of bankruptcy, they call on this used-car liquidator to turn their Fourth of July sale into a major profitable event. Bringing his ragtag crew along, Ready comes to sell, drink and go to strip clubs. But, little that he knows, he is about to fall in love and find his soul.

"The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard" was
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New Images from The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard

Paramount Pictures has sent over two new images from The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, the comedy starring Jeremy Piven, Ving Rhames, James Brolin, David Koechner, Kathryn Hahn, Jordana Spiro, Alan Thicke, T.J. Miller and Ed Helms. The flick, directed by Neal Brennan, was formerly titled The Goods: The Don Ready Story and hits theaters in August. Official Synopsis: Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready is all of the above, except for a dolphin trainer. When he’s asked to help save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy, Ready and his ragtag crew descend on the town of Temecula like a pack of coyotes on a basket full of burgers. Selling, drinking, selling and going to strip clubs is their stock and trade. And they do it well. What Don doesn’t expect is to fall in love and find his soul.
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Warners moves up 'Traveler's'

Warner Bros. is moving up the release date for literary adaptation "The Time Traveler's Wife" from next year to Aug. 14.

To facilitate its move, Warners will delay releasing fantasy sequel "Final Destination: Death Trip 3D" until Aug. 28. "Death Trip" had been set to unspool on Aug. 14; "Traveler's" was an unslotted 2010 title.

Starring Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams, "Traveler's" is a romantic drama based on a best-selling novel by Audrey Niffenegger. Its screenplay was written by Bruce Joel Rubin ("Stuart Little 2"), with Robert Schwentke ("Tattoo") directing.

Also set to unspool wide on Aug. 14 are Sony's sci-fi thriller "District 9," Summit's youth comedy "Band Slam" and Paramount Vantage's adult laugher "The Goods: The Don Ready Story."

Most of the majors' summer release slates have been locked down for some time, but industryites have anticipated some late-breaking jockeying over one or more August slots. The industry marks its boxoffice summer from the first
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The Doctor Is In

Ken Jeong has finally ascended to one of the key levels of celebritydom: getting recognized on the street. Sort of. "I'm getting, like, 'I've seen you in some stuff; I don't know who you are, but you're really funny,' " the actor says with a laugh. It's likely these would-be fans caught one of Jeong's scene-stealing performances in a trio of recent hits. He portrayed surly ob-gyn Dr. Kuni in 2007's Knocked Up and followed up with roles as the grim assassin in Pineapple Express and the haughty king in Role Models. All three characters are antagonists — villains, if you will — but Jeong doesn't necessarily see it that way. "In my opinion, I don't think Dr. Kuni's a villain," he says. "I just thought of him as having a bad day. He's just tired. Or he had reasons to be kind of a dick. I guess that's a good way
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2009 Paramount Pictures Preview: ‘Star Trek,’ ‘Defiance,’ ‘The Uninvited,’ ‘Monsters vs. Aliens,’ More

Chicago – Paramount Pictures has released official images, cast rosters, and synopsis information for the first half of their impressive 2009 slate of feature releases.

The 2009 Paramount films with available production stills include “Hotel For Dogs,” “Defiance,” “The Uninvited,” “I Love You, Man,” “Monsters vs. Aliens,” “The Soloist,” “The Goods: The Don Ready Story,” “Star Trek,” “Imagine That,” and “Dance Flick”.

Hotel For Dogs

Release date: January 16th, 2009

Cast: Emma Roberts, Jake T. Austin, Kyla Pratt with Lisa Kudrow, Kevin Dillon and Don Cheadle

Directed by: Thor Freudenthal

Written by: Jeff Lowell and Bob Schooley & Mark McCorkle

Synopsis:”Hotel for Dogs” stars Emma Roberts, Jake T. Austin, Lisa Kudrow, Kevin Dillon and Don Cheadle in a smart, funny comedy adventure that shows how far love and imagination can take you. When their new guardians forbid 16-year-old Andi (Roberts) and her younger brother, Bruce (Austin) to have a pet, Andi has to use
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'Inglourious Basterds' Enters Summer Battlefield

Inglourious Basterds will march into theaters nationwide on Aug. 21, 2009, distributor The Weinstein Company announced today. The World War II action picture marks the seventh feature from writer-director Quentin Tarantino and its cast includes Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger and Mike Myers. Also scheduled for Aug. 21 are Warner Bros.' horror sequel Final Destination 4 3D and Paramount Pictures' comedy The Goods: The Don Ready Story, featuring Jeremy Piven, which moved to the date earlier this week after being previously set for April 24. G.I. Joe, another military action picture, opens earlier that month, though it only superficially compares to Inglourious Basterds. Two other Paramount pictures shifted dates this week as well: Dance Flick and Case 39. The Wayans Bros.' Dance Flick jumped from Feb. ...
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The Basterds Arrive in August

The Weinstein Company has set a release date for Quentin Tarantino’s latest film - Inglourious Basterds will open on August 21, 2009. The anticipated World War II film stars Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Melanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Daniel Bruhl, Eli Roth, Samm Levine, B.J. Novak, Mike Myers, Til Schweiger, Julie Dreyfus, Cloris Leachman, Maggie Cheung and Samuel L. Jackson. Tarantino’s seventh film begins in German-occupied France, where Shosanna Dreyfus (Laurent) witnesses the execution of her family at the hand of Nazi Colonel Hans Landa (Waltz). Shosanna narrowly escapes and flees to Paris, where she forges a new identity as the owner and operator of a cinema. Elsewhere in Europe, Lieutenant Aldo Raine (Pitt) organizes a group of Jewish soldiers to engage in targeted acts of retribution. Known to their enemy as “The Basterds,” Raine’s squad joins German actress and undercover agent Bridget Von Hammersmark (Kruger) on a mission to
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First Look: Jeremy Piven as Don Ready

Paramount has released the first image and plot synopsis from the comedy The Goods: The Don Ready Story, which stars Jeremy Piven, James Brolin, David Koechner, Kathryn Hahn, Jordana Spiro and Ving Rhames. It opens in April and is directed by Neal Brennan, creator of the hugely successful Comedy Central hit Chappelle’s Show. Official Synopsis: Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready (Piven) is all of the above - except for a dolphin trainer. When he’s asked to help save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy, Ready and his ragtag crew descend on the town of Temecula like a pack of coyotes on a basket full of burgers. Selling, drinking, selling and going to strip clubs is their stock and trade. And they do it well. What Don doesn’t expect is to fall in love and find his soul (cue heartfelt
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Paramount and DreamWorks Pictures 2009 Picture Preview

Paramount Pictures has just unveiled their 2009 preview and in rather lackluster form I may say as new images from anticipated features such as Martin Scorese's Shutter Island, Peter Jackson's The Lovely Bones and Star Trek were nowhere to be found. Fanboy favorites such as G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen also saw zilch in the updated imagery department. We do, however, have new pics from Eddie Murphy's next kid flick, the previously titled Nowhereland, now labeled as Imagine That and to be honest that is about as exciting as it gets in the updates department. All the cast, director and synopsis information is listed over the course of the next few pages as well as all the release dates for 15 new features. Surprisingly enough, only one of them is actual a Paramount Pictures solo release as the majority of these belong to their previous partner DreamWorks.
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Kathryn Hahn lands Fox talent deal

Kathryn Hahn lands Fox talent deal
Fox has inked a talent holding deal with Broadway's "Boeing-Boeing" co-star Kathryn Hahn.

Hahn had been on the radar of Fox's head of casting Marcia Shulman since her days at Yale School of Drama, when the actress was a standout at the school's annual showcase for agents and TV executives.

Hahn landed a co-starring role on NBC's "Crossing Jordan" shortly after graduating. For six seasons, she played Lily Lebowski on the crime drama, drawing the attention of Fox entertainment president Kevin Reilly, who ran NBC Entertainment for half of the "Jordan" run.

Hahn's deal with Fox marks a rare talent pact as the broadcast networks have been scaling back in the past few years.

"In a time when there is less money for such deals, we're taking really specific shots, and Hahn was one that both Kevin and I wanted to pursue," Shulman said.

While Fox brass is open to
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Rookie takes lead in Fox's 'Boldly'

Rookie takes lead in Fox's 'Boldly'
Fox is boldly going with a newcomer as the lead of one of its hottest comedy pilots.

After his first studio and network test, Ben Koldyke has landed the central role in "Boldly Going Nowhere," which also has tapped "Arrested Development" alum Tony Hale.

The high-concept comedy, from the "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" trio of Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton, is about what happens day-to-day on an intergalactic spaceship helmed by a rogue captain (Koldyke).

Hale, repped by Icm and Framework, will play the ship's robot, who thinks he's superior to the human race. He next appears in the features "The Informant," "The Goods: The Don Ready Story" and "The Dream of the Romans."

Koldyke's casting stems from a chance meeting two years ago at the Rose Cafe in Venice, Calif., where "Philadelphia" creator-star McElhenney regularly had breakfast.

That day, instead of the check, McElhenney was given an anonymous note -- "Hey,
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Lemon of the Week: Paramount Vantage

  • The good news is they ain't shutting down, The bads news is... There is a changing of the guard in the Indiewood landscape. Studio's Indie divisions are being either shut down or morphed, and a combo of hiring and firing is now the mainstay. We don't need to list those that have bit the dust since the start of the year, but this week I was perplexed by an unexpected move from an indie-label that had a great year in 2007, at least in terms of critical acclaim. While they aren't throwing in the towel (as wildly speculated), Paramount VantageParamount Vantage
[/link] is officially changing their course, Paramount made the choice to cut costs by merging the marketing dept's together and now, Amy Israel has been given her walking papers, being replaced by a former New Line exec who chaperoned some prestige specialty films, but genre flicks as well. The newly hired
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Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms to star in 'Hangover'

Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms to star in 'Hangover'
Bradley Cooper and Ed Helms are getting ready to have a "Hangover."

The pair is in final negotiations to star in the Todd Phillips bachelor-party comedy, about three friends who lose the groom at their Vegas fandango two days before the wedding. The third lead role has yet to be cast.

The project, a spec which Warners acquired from Jon Lucas and Scott Moore last fall, is moving forward quickly, with cast and crew now entering preproduction.

Legendary Pictures will finance and co-produce the comedy. Phillips will direct and produce under his Green Hat Films banner; Dan Goldberg will produce and Scott Budnick will exec produce.

The project marks Helms' first lead feature role to date. The "Daily Show" and "Office" veteran has roles in the upcoming Eddie Murphy comedy "Meet Dave" and Neal Brennan's "The Goods: The Don Ready Story."

Cooper next stars in Christian Alvart's "Case 39" for Paramount and Warners' Jennifer Aniston-toplined romantic comedy "He's Just Not That Into You."

Phillips, who last directed "School for Scoundrels" for Dimension, plans on shooting the supernatural comedy "Man-Witch" after he wraps "Hangover."
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It's a deal: Hahn sold on 'Goods'

Kathryn Hahn has been cast in Paramount Vantage's The Goods: The Don Ready Story for director Neal Brennan.

Goods marks the third major feature project for the Crossing Jordan alumna in the past six months, after her roles in Sam Mendes' Revolutionary Road for DreamWorks and Adam McKay's Step Brothers for Columbia, which is produced by Judd Apatow.

Goods, the first comedy under Paramount Vantage's deal with Will Ferrell and McKay's Gary Sanchez Prods., centers on Don Ready (Jeremy Piven), a used-car liquidator hired to save a struggling dealership during a Fourth of July weekend sale. Hahn will play the only woman on his team of mercenary car salesmen. Filming on the movie is scheduled to begin in December in Los Angeles.

Hahn, who played Lily Lebowski on Jordan for six years, is repped by Gersh and attorney James Adams.

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