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Jeff Kinney, author of the record-breaking book series, is here to introduce you to the all-new cast of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. He is coming in direct from the set of this upcoming film! In the latest Diary of a Wimpy Kid installment, a family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course. And it's all thanks to Greg's newest scheme to (finally!) become famous.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul hits theaters everywhere May 19, 2017! And it should prove to be another success for this family franchise. Starring in the movie this time out is Jason Ian Drucker, Charlie Wright, Owen Asztalos, Tom Everett Scott, and Alicia Silverstone. David Bowers directed the movie. With Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson producing.
David Bowers, who directed “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules” and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days,” has been tapped to helm the new film based on Jeff Kinney’s book “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul.”
Fox’s Wimpy Kid films are all produced by Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson via their Color Force production company. Based on Kinney’s book series, the three films grossed a total worldwide box office of $225 million with Zachary Gordon starring as the main character Greg Heffley.
Gordon has aged out of the part with Drucker taking over the role. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul” follows Greg Heffley, who goes on a summer road trip with his family »
- Dave McNary
28 July 2016 5:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
The Diary of a Wimpy Kid franchise is ready to open to a new page. The Fox and Color Force film franchise based on the popular book series is rebooting with two new young stars: Jason Ian Drucker and Owen Asztalos. David Bowers, who helmed 2011's Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules and 2012's Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, is returning to direct the new film based on the book Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. The Diary of a Wimpy Kid film franchise, based on Jeff Kinney’s series of books, launched in 2010 with
- Rebecca Ford
Bad chicken-and-egg puns and indoctrination into animal cruelty as just good fun for everyone involved (including the animals). You know, for kids. I’m “biast” (pro): nothing
I’m “biast” (con): nothing
(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)
Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos translates into English as A Rooster with Many Eggs. Which doesn’t make any sense: roosters don’t have eggs or lay eggs; hens do that. But of course in Spanish, huevos is slang for “balls”… that is, testicles. So a fair transliteration of the title of this flick is A Rooster with Lots of Balls, or maybe just A Rooster with Balls. Which means that this CGI cartoon — in which the word huevos gets uttered a lot, and which features anthropomorphized eggs with arms and legs and faces and names — was intended to be one long dick joke. You know, for kids. »
- MaryAnn Johanson
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