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The Aussie actress, who stars as Tilly in the adventure comedy movie's third instalment, had Crystal's arm resting on top of her hair as they posed on the red carpet.
Crystal, who plays Dexter, has appeared in all three of the movies, and has previous credits in Cameron Crowe's We Bought a Zoo (2011), The Hangover Part II (2011) and episodes of NBC's hit comedy Community.
The Shawn Levy-directed film sees Ben Stiller's security guard Larry take a trip across the Atlantic to the British Museum when the cursed tablet that brings exhibits to life starts to lose its power.
Scot Armstrong, known for writing such modern day comedy classics as Semi-Pro, The Hangover Part II and Old School, makes his directorial debut with Search Party, which has finally released an international trailer. The film boasts an epic ensemble of comedic talent including T.J. Miller, Jason Mantzoukas, Krysten Ritter, Alison Brie, J.B. Smoove and Thomas Middleditch. Originally set to be released this past September, no domestic date has been rescheduled yet. But you can check out this first look footage while awaiting an official announcement!
A breakout presence on HBO's Silicon Valley, Thomas Middleditch takes the lead here, starring as Nardo, a man who is about to get married and live happily ever after. But instead of that happening, he awakens naked in the middle of the Mexican desert. Now its up to his best buddies (Adam Pally and T.J. Miller) to rescue him and bring him home. It's »
The first trailer for Scot Armstrong’s feature directorial debut just surfaced and even though it isn’t laugh-out-loud funny, I’m still holding out hope. Search Party stars Silicon Valley’s Thomas Middleditch as Nardo, a guy who was just about to get married and live happily ever after, but instead winds up naked in the middle of the Mexican desert. Now it’s up to his buddies played by Tj Miller and Adam Pally to bring him home. Armstrong wrote Semi-Pro and co-wrote films like Old School and The Hangover Part II so he’s certainly had hits and misses over the years, but with talent like Middleditch, Miller, Pally, Krysten Ritter, Alison Brie and Jason Mantzoukas on the Search Party roster, it’s hard to imagine the film falling completely flat. Hopefully the official domestic trailer for the film will be a little more refined and include more winning jokes, »
- Perri Nemiroff
What happens when the key leads of HBO's "Silicon Valley" (Tj Miller and Thomas Middleditch) along with Adam Pally, Alison Brie, Krysten Ritter, Shannon Woodward, Aziz Ansari, Jason Mantzoukas, and Delroy Lindo make a movie that no one seems to be aware of? Well, you get "Search Party," and coming from the guy who wrote "Road Trip," "Old School," and "The Hangover Part II," that alone should give you a good idea of what this is all about. Scot Armstrong moves from the writing desk to the director's chair for his first outing, which tells the story of a guy whose wedding gets ruined, who then winds up naked in the middle of Mexico, gets mixed up with drug dealers and has to get his friends to come and save him. Frankly, it sounds like all of Armstrong's previous movies squashed together and rolled into one, and perhaps there's a »
- Kevin Jagernauth
The first "Horrible Bosses" landed as a solid hard-r hit back in 2011, thanks to audiences falling for Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day as a lovably bumbling trio of would-be criminals. Well, that, and the appeal of watching Kevin Spacey and Jennifer Aniston saying dirty words.
So Nick (Bateman), Kurt (Sudeikis) and Dale (Day) are back again for "Horrible Bosses 2," having ditched the nine-to-five to start their own business. But even though they're their own horrible bosses now, they're still having problems with upper-management types, in the form of the father/son team of potential investors Bert and Rex Hanson, played by Christoph Waltz and Chris Pine.
Of course, comedy sequels haven't always had the best track record; it's a delicate balance recapturing what worked in the first film without just delivering the same movie with new punchlines. (See: "The Hangover Part II.") Not to mention, three idiots »
- Rick Mele
The screenplay is based on Aj Lieberman and artist Riley Rossmo’s graphic novel of the same name about a skilled assassin with multiple personalities, published by Image Comics. Scribes Paul Wernick and Everett David Reese (“Zombieland”) wrote a first draft, with the most recent draft coming from Craig Mazin (“Identity Thief,” “The Hangover Part II”).
Guymon Casady and Ben Forkner of Film 360 are set to produce along with Mark Gordon of The Mark Gordon Company. Bryan Zuriff will exec produce. There’s currently no word on who will direct the pic. Film 360 found the underlying material based on the graphic novel, and then brought the project to The Mark Gordon Company.
- Marianne Zumberge
We reported back in March 2010 that shooting was scheduled to start in April of that year with Ed Helms, but Universal had halted production as the actor went on to shoot The Hangover Part II. The project resurfaced in December when Rawson Marshall Thurber came on board to direct, but now it seems that Ed Helms will only serve as an executive producer.
The story centers on a former high school sports star turned accountant (Kevin Hart) who is contacted by a classmate (Dwayne Johnson). While he was described as a loser who was always bullied and humiliated during their school days, the classmate is now a highly-trained contract killer for the CIA. The assassin ropes the accountant in to help him stop a »
<< Back to Holiday 2014 ForecastHorrible Bosses 2Release Date: November 26thStudio: Warner Bros.Genre: ComedyDirector: Sean AndersWriters: Sean Anders & John MorrisCast: Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Chris Pine, Christoph WaltzStudio Description: Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don't go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.Analysis: The first Horrible Bosses was one of the bigger hits of Summer 2011: after opening to $28.3 million, it held well and closed with over $117 million total. The entire (surviving) cast of that movie returns for Horrible Bosses 2, which Warner Bros. will release nationwide over Thanksgiving weekend.Comedy sequels tend to be a mixed bag: for every 22 Jump Street, there's a Grown Ups 2. They seem to be most successful when they're closely-timed to the original: for example, Jump Street »
- Ray Subers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thai production service and equipment company Vs Service and post-production house White Light are launching Open Sea Fund, Southeast Asia’s first regional film fund.
The new fund for Southeast Asian filmmakers will start out by supporting two feature film projects a year – one in production and one in post-production, with an estimated value of $50,000 for both projects combined.
Vs Service will provide a full camera, lighting and grip package for a feature film shooting in Thailand or the region. White Light will offer a color grading and Dcp package for a feature film.
“Thailand has profited immensely from being the post-production centre of Southeast Asia,” said White Light’s managing partner Lee Chatametikool. “With the Open Sea Fund, we want to give back to the region by opening up funding opportunities for both unknown and established Southeast Asian filmmakers.”
The award-winning editor, director, producer and post-production supervisor has worked with filmmakers such as Apichatpong Weerasethakul, [link »
- email@example.com (Jean Noh)
NBC is developing Problem Child as a single-camera sitcom. The comedy will be based on the original Problem Child released in 1990, starring John Ritter, Jack Warden, Amy Yasbeck, Michael Richards and Michael Oliver as the title character. Originally envisioned as an R rated romp, the final film was rated PG and took a more family friendly stance on the story of an adopted 7 year-old child, compared to Damien from The Omen, who can't keep himself out of trouble. The first film was a big hit, grossing $72 million on a $10 million budget.
Since 2010, Paul Giamatti has been one of Hollywood’s most prolific actors, appearing in 19 films in the past five years. Some were great (12 Years a Slave, Win Win), and some were not so great (Rock of Ages, The Hangover Part II). However, regardless of the role, Giamatti was almost always a high point of the film. Now, the trusted character actor (and occasional leading man) has an exciting new role in his roster, as Jerry Heller, the controversial manager of the pioneering hip hop group N.W.A., in the music biopic Straight Outta Compton.
Before he managed the influential group, Heller represented pop acts like Journey, Reo Speedwagon and Marvin Gaye. After he co-founded Ruthless Records with N.W.A. member Eazy-e, Heller oversaw one of the genre’s defining records by the group, one which shares its title with this biopic.
However, he later became synonymous with ripping off the rappers. Several »
- Jordan Adler
Terence Winter, who created HBO's Boardwalk Empire and received an Oscar nomination for writing The Wolf of Wall Street, is writing the screenplay, with Mike Tyson's manager Rick Yorn producing and shepherding the project, which doesn't have a studio home at this time. However, once the full package is finalized, it shouldn't have any trouble finding a distributor.
After Mike Tyson became the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world in the mid-1980s, he became one of the most recognizable sports figures in the country, with a polarizing personality in and out of the ring. He lost his title in a shocking upset to James "Buster" Douglas in 1990, and was convicted of rape just a year later, spending six years in prison for the crime. His return »
Ready for Tuesday morning yumminess – then watch the brand new trailer for Big Hero 6
The voicecast includes Maya Rudolph, James Cromwell, Damon Wayans Jr., T.J. Miller, Alan Tudyk, Jamie Chung, Genesis Rodriguez and Daniel Henney, with Ryan Potter as Hiro Hamada and Scott Adsit as Baymax.
Big Hero 6 joins the field of other cute, family-friendly animated feature films in 2014 such as The Lego Movie, How To Train Your Dragon 2, Planes: Fire And Rescue and the upcoming The Boxtrolls, The Penguins Of Madagascar, and The Book Of Life films.
Here’s a rundown of Big Hero 6′s characters.
Voiced by Ryan Potter (“Supah Ninjas,” “Senior Project”), robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada has the mind of a genius—and the heart of a 14-year-old: his state-of-the-art battle-bots dominate the underground bot fights held in the dark corners of San Fransokyo. Fortunately, big brother Tadashi redirects Hiro’s brilliance, inspiring »
- Melissa Thompson
Walt Disney Animation Studios today announced the star voice cast to their upcoming film Big Hero Six and surprisingly, there appears to be no standout A-list star in any major role. On top of all that new information, there's a brand new movie trailer for you to feast your eyes on as well!
[Editor's Update: Disney/Marvel have now revealed an all new trailer for the film, so we figured we'd go ahead and post these all together!
Original article and all the cast information follows below.]
This is not to say any of the actors or actresses are inexperienced as much as it appears the studio is selling the characters themselves over the people who voice them. Most of the performers appear to be up and comers but with an impressive track record of working on big budget projects. However, the list does show James Cromwell and SNL alum Miya Rudolph in supporting roles to round out the cast.
Director Don Hall said of the cast: We’re so impressed with what these performers »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jonathan M Cook)
Walt Disney Animation Studios officially announced the voice cast behind the new action-packed comedy-adventure Big Hero 6, including Maya Rudolph, James Cromwell, Damon Wayans Jr., T.J. Miller, Alan Tudyk, Jamie Chung, Genesis Rodriguez and Daniel Henney, with Ryan Potter as Hiro Hamada and Scott Adsit as Baymax.
“We’re so impressed with what these performers have been able to bring to their characters,” said Hall. “The story really calls for each performer to give a wide range of emotions – from light-hearted to some seriously heavy moments – and this cast has been incredible.”
Check out the voice cast and official character descriptions below:
- Michelle McCue
The sequel to 21 Jump Street easily topped the box-office, pulling in $6.8 million from Thursday to Sunday, and $7 million with previews. Pro-rata, that.s even stronger than the bumbling cop comedy.s $US57.1 million debut in the Us the previous weekend, which was the second-biggest opening ever for an R-rated comedy behind The Hangover Part II.
In second spot DreamWorks Animation.s How to Train Your Dragon 2 conjured up $3.5 million. With previews, the 3D action-fantasy voiced by Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Kristin Wiig and Jonah Hill has raked in $8.7 million.
All told, nationwide takings surged by 25% to $16.7 million, according to Rentrak.s weekend estimates. It wasn.t a memorable weekend for Australian cinema as The Rover plunged by 44% to $81,000 after an inauspicious debut, bringing the 11-day total to $344,000.
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- Don Groves
Well, 22 Jump Street still did excellent business over its opening weekend, but estimates were off by three million as the new R-rated comedy finished with $57 million instead of the estimated $60m. The film holds the record for the sixth largest opening ever for an R-rated movie and second highest opening for an R-rated comedy behind The Hangover Part II ($85.9m). Next weekend the drop will likely be significant, but with an opening like that on a film budgeted at $65 million things are looking just fine. In second is the disappointment of the weekend, How to Train Your Dragon 2, opening with a mere $49.4 million, less than six million more than the 2010 original. It was reported this morning DreamWorks Animation stock dropped as a result of the poor performance, which makes me wonder about those planned sequels considering the $145 million budget. So far, only $24.8 million has come in from 26 international territories. »
- Brad Brevet
As expected, highly-anticipated sequels 22 Jump Street and How to Train Your Dragon 2 took the top two spots at the box office this weekend. It came as quite the surprise, though, that the R-rated comedy easily took first place ahead of the DreamWorks Animation movie.Playing at 3,306 locations, 22 Jump Street opened to a fantastic $57.1 million this weekend. That's the second-biggest opening ever for an R-rated comedy behind The Hangover Part II, and ahead of hits like Neighbors and Ted. It's also up a whopping 57 percent from 21 Jump Street's $36 million debut in March 2012.22 Jump Street's strong start is likely due to a combination of goodwill from the first movie and a strong marketing campaign this time around. 21 Jump Street came out just over two years ago*the ideal wait time between a movie and its sequel*and had a strong run thanks in part to good word-of-mouth. That movie promised that »
- Ray Subers <email@example.com>
It was the big sequel showdown of summer 2014: the R-rated comedy 22 Jump Street vs. the family-friendly How to Train Your Dragon 2. While the latter’s predecessor was a much bigger hit and widely expected to open at the top of the box office, it was the Jonah Hill-Channing Tatum team-up that rocketed to the #1 spot. The comedy sequel opened with an estimated $60 million, making it the fifth-largest opening for an R-rated film of all time (behind The Matrix Reloaded, The Hangover Part II, The Passion of the Christ and 300). It zoomed past the original’s $36.3 opening from March 2012, as well as raunchy summer hits Ted ($54.4 million) and Neighbors ($49 million).
22 Jump Street‘s victory over How to Train Your Dragon 2 was even more impressive considering the comedy was playing in nearly 1,000 fewer theatres and did not benefit from 3D surcharges. Not only that, but Phil Lord »
- Jordan Adler
I can't deny being a little surprised to see 22 Jump Street take the #1 slot over How to Train Your Dragon 2, but it would seem the mere fact Dragon 2 is a well-reviewed movie on the heels of a much-appreciated original doesn't mean much if it isn't loaded with fart jokes and pop culture references. With $50 million in its opening weekend and an "A" CinemaScore, Dragon 2 is up $6.3 million from the first film's total back in 2010, but that isn't nearly the sequel bump we've come to expect. You want to talk about a sequel bump, let's talk about 22 Jump Street... In 2012, 21 Jump Street opened with $36.3 million, fast forward two years and the sequel has opened with more than one-and-a-half times that amount, hauling in an estimated $60 million this weekend to go along with an "A-" CinemaScore. If the estimate holds, this will give 22 Jump Street the fifth largest opening ever for »
- Brad Brevet
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