12 items from 2014
Dolphin Tale was the surprise feel-good hit of 2011, scoring the No. 1 spot at the box office in its second weekend of release and earning over $95 million worldwide. And now there is a sequel.
Dolphin Tale 2 reunites Connick Jr. with Ashley Judd, Nathan Gamble, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Kris Kristofferson, Morgan Freeman, and Austin Stowell in another true story, this one about the rescue of a baby dolphin named Hope. Winter, who played herself in the first film, »
- Amber Ray
If the first Dolphin Tale just wasn't adorable and cheesy enough for you, the story of the prosthetic-wearing dolphin Winter continues as he faces yet another obstacle to over come in Dolphin Tale 2. Though Winter had his life-saved by Dr. Cameron McCarthy (Morgan Freeman), now his elderly surrogate mother Panama has passed away, leaving him alone and needing a companion in order to comply with Usda regulations. And of course, Winter's human caretakers, including do everything they can to find another dolphin to pair with Winter. However, this first teaser trailer just focuses on the saving of a new dolphin named Hope, since highlighting the death of Panama would be very depressing. Is this Winter's new friend? Here's the teaser trailer for Charles Martin Smith's Dolphin Tale 2, originally from Apple: It has been several years since young Sawyer Nelson and the dedicated team at the Clearwater Marine Hospital, »
- Ethan Anderton
Warner Bros released the trailer for its upcoming "Dolphin Tale" sequel, starring Harry Connick Jr, Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman, Nathan Gamble, and Kris Kristofferson. Check it out below. Plot: "Dolphin Tale 2" will tell another true story inspired by the life of Winter the dolphin, but also involving a new baby dolphin named Hope who was rescued by the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in 2010. The sequel is directed by Charles Martin (Dolphin Tale) and is set to hit theaters on September 19th. The first movie was released in 2011 and went on to gross $95 million worldwide on a budget of $37 million. Trailer: »
I never saw Dolphin Tale, but with it making $95.4 million worldwide on a $37 million budget back in 2011, Warner Bros. felt it was necessary to make a sequel so back are Harry Connick Jr., Morgan Freeman, Kris Kristofferson and Ashley Judd for Dolphin Tale 2, set to hit theaters on September 9 and tonight we have the first trailer for the film. Here's the official synopsis: It has been several years since young Sawyer Nelson (Gamble) and the dedicated team at the Clearwater Marine Hospital, headed by Dr. Clay Haskett (Connick, Jr.), rescued Winter. With the help of Dr. Cameron McCarthy (Freeman), who developed a unique prosthetic tail for the injured dolphin, they were able to save her life. Yet their fight is not over. Winter's surrogate mother, the very elderly dolphin Panama, has passed away, leaving Winter without the only poolmate she has ever known. However, the loss of Panama »
- Brad Brevet
The new trailer for Alcon Entertainment’s family adventure Dolphin Tale 2 has come online.
Warner Bros. Pictures will release the film on September 19th.
Warner Bros. Pictures and Alcon Entertainment’s Dolphin Tale 2 continues the story of the brave dolphin Winter, whose miraculous rescue and recovery—thanks to a groundbreaking prosthetic tail—made her a symbol of hope and perseverance to people around the world and inspired the 2011 family hit movie Dolphin Tale.
The film reunites the entire main cast, led by Harry Connick, Jr., Oscar winner Morgan Freeman (“Million Dollar Baby”), Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson, Nathan Gamble, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Austin Stowell, and, of course, the remarkable dolphin Winter as herself. Charles Martin Smith, who directed “Dolphin Tale, wrote the sequel and is again at the helm.
It has been several years since young Sawyer Nelson (Gamble) and the dedicated team at the Clearwater Marine Hospital, headed by Dr. »
- Michelle McCue
The residents of Game Of Thrones’ Westeros are going to be really surprised when they discover that the legendary “winter” they’ve all been told is coming, turns out to be the loveable sea creature at the heart of 2011’s Dolphin Tale. We hope they have adequate fish supplies on hand… Meanwhile, Winter is back for another round of watery issues thanks to Dolphin Tale 2.Reuniting director Charles Martin Smith with cast members including Morgan Freeman, Kris Kristofferson, Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr., Nathan Gamble, Austin Stowell and the real-life Winter herself, the sequel picks up the story several years after Sawyer Nelson (Gamble) helped to rescue the trapped dolphin and nursed her back to health with the help of the Clearwater Marine Hospital in Florida.Winter has flourished since she was provided with the prosthetic tail that Dr. Cameron McCarthy (Freeman) designed to replace the one she lost to a trap. »
When you're preparing to celebrate at a wrap party for a movie about a dolphin who survives a life-threatening disaster and yet another dolphin struggling to survive is wheeled in at that very moment, you've just got to take it as a sign. And if that doesn't do it for you, how about the fact that the 2011 release, Dolphin Tale , also went on to lock $95 million at the worldwide box office, earn an abundance of critical praise and warm hearts all across the globe? Dolphin Tale clearly earned a sequel, but, even then, you can't turn Winter's experience into a series if you don't have another inspiring true tale worth telling. But that's where Hope comes in. For those in need of a quick refresher, back in December of 2005, a young Atlantic bottlenose dolphin suffered serious »
20th Century Fox preemptively acquired a pitch from Aaron and Jordan Kandell. The modern story explores what happens to famed fairy-tale characters after "happily ever after" ends. It's a big family movie, according to sources. Chernin Entertainment is producing. The Kandell brothers, who are identical twins, have several projects in development. Their script Stranded is at Paramount with Dolphin Tale director Charles Martin Smith attached to direct. Their script The Golden Record was on the Black List and they have another untitled script at Warner Bros. The Kandell brothers are repped by Verve and Hopscotch Pictures.
- Rebecca Ford
Exclusive: In an aggressive pre-emptive bid, 20th Century Fox has acquired an original pitch by identical twin screenwriters Aaron and Jordan Kandell, for mid-to-high six figures. Chernin Entertainment is producing. I’m hearing that it’s a modern fairy tale with the tone of The Lego Movie. Deal moved quickly after Fox heard the idea. An offer was on the table before the writers had left the lot. Daria Cercek will point for the studio and David Ready and Jenno Topping for Chernin. This marks the first pitch sale for the Kandell brothers, who have several major projects in development around town. These include their original screenplay Stranded, which has Dolphin Tale director Charles Martin Smith attached to helm for Paramount Pictures; a big-scale project for Warner Bros and Heyday; and the Black List script The Golden Record. The Kandells are represented by Verve Talent Agency, manager Sukee Chew of »
- MIKE FLEMING JR
Miriam Shor (Gcb, The Good Wife) has been set as a series regular in Younger, TV Land‘s single-camera comedy pilot written and executive produced by Sex And The City creator Darren Star. Younger centers on Liza (Sutton Foster), a 40-something woman who reinvents herself and starts living a double life; one as a suburban mom and another as a 29-year old working girl in the city, after her husband leaves her and her child goes to college. Shor will play Diana, the high-strung head of PR for Passion Press. Diana is described as a disdainful woman (known as “Trout Pout”) who likes to get ahead by standing on the shoulder of her subordinates as she slowly pushes them into the mud. Shor is repped by Gersh, Impression Entertainment and attorney James Adams. Austin Stowell (Dolphin Tale) has been cast in Ed Burns’ TNT pilot Public Morals, executive produced by Steven Spielberg. »
- THE DEADLINE TEAM
American Idol‘s 13th season premieres tonight with a new(-ish) cast of judges including the irascible Dolphin Tale star Harry Connick Jr., budding U-Turn actress Jennifer Lopez, and grown-up Peppermint Patty Keith Urban. Maybe they’ll do a good job! I don’t know! But I’ll be there watching because American Idol is still, despite sinking (but relatively phenomenal) ratings, the greatest singing cotillion on TV. Here are five reasons why.
5. The Hollywood rounds give you the best highs and most hilarious lows.
Twelve seasons in, the Hollywood rounds of American Idol remain the most underrated part of the show and maybe the entire reality-competition genre. The bustling energy of the second tryout, where attention-starved contestants who’ve passed the city auditions jump to Hollywood and attempt group numbers in a Fanny Brice-on-roller-skates way, is often the best indicator of how truly talented and likable the auditioning contestants are. »
- Louis Virtel
(L-r) John Lloyd Young as Frankie Valli, Erich Bergen as Bob Gaudio, Vincent Piazza as Tommy DeVito and Michael Lomenda as Nick Massi in Warner Bros. Pictures’ musical “Jersey Boys, ” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.
Warner Bros. Pictures has released their slate of films for 2014. Along with each movie’s synopsis and photos, you will find Hobbits, dolphins, legos, Godzilla as well as the latest info and first image of Clint Eastwood’s take on the musical Jersey Boys.
The cinematic lineup hosts a bevy of A-listers for fans of Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp, Russell Crowe, Colin Farrell, Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Bryan Cranston, Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx, Chris Pine, Kevin Spacey, and Christoph Waltz.
Further on down the cinematic »
- Michelle McCue
12 items from 2014
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