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Major League 3 is in the works according to Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen has revealed that Major League 3 is in development during a recent interview.

Major League came at the height of Charlie Sheen’s movie career back in 1989 and became a much loved baseball film in the process.

Now Sheen is reporting that another sequel is in the works with the original cast and director attached to the project.

Speaking to TMZ, the actor said “We’re looking to get Major League 3 done,” and “We’re just looking for someone to write a check.”

Sheen described Major League’s return as “a really smart story, a really great script.”

Major League told the story of Sheen’s pitcher Ricky “Wild Thing” Vaughn, and an underdog Cleveland Indians team that has to overcome a sabotage attempt by their owner.

The original film also starred Tom Berenger, Wesley Snipes, James Gammon, Bob Uecker, and Corbin Bernsen.

The movie was directed by David S. Ward,
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Puppy Dog Pals: New Animated Series Coming to Disney in April (Video)

Dogs aren't just man's best friend, they're kid's best friend too. Watch a trailer for Disney Junior's new Puppy Dog Pals TV show, premiering on Disney Channel Friday, April 14, 2017, at 10:30am Edt. An animated children's series from creator Harland Williams, Puppy Dog Pals follows pug brothers Bingo and Rolly and their owner Bob (voiced by Williams, who also writes the series).Puppy Dog Pals stars Issac Ryan Brown as Bingo, Sam Lavagnino as Rolly, Tom Kenny as A.R.F, and Jessica Dicicco as Hissy. Guest voice actors in season one of the Disney Junior show include Huey Lewis, Patrick Warburton, Jack McBrayer, Yvette Nicole Brown, Leslie David Baker, Cheri Oteri, Jill Talley, Mo Collins, Bob Uecker, and Tress MacNeille.Read More…
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World Series: Is Fox Sports' Joe Buck Deserving of 'Pro-Cubs Bias' Slams?

World Series: Is Fox Sports' Joe Buck Deserving of 'Pro-Cubs Bias' Slams?
As Game 4 of Fox’s World Series coverage got underway on Saturday, criticism of play-by-play man Joe Buck had reached a fever pitch.

RelatedRatings: World Series Game 3 Delivers 12-Year Audience High

Most recently, claims of Buck’s bias had been creatively embodied by a wedding registry set up (by a fan) for him and Cubs player Kyle Schwarber, as well as a petition to sub in player-turned-broadcaster Bob Uecker (who famously played the Indians’ homer in Major League).

In addition to any Cubs favoritism he has been accused of displaying in the booth during the Fall Classic’s first three games,
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Mr. Belvedere Turns 30, but He May Be Even Older Than You Think

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Mr. Belvedere Turns 30, but He May Be Even Older Than You Think
On March 15, 1985, ABC debuted Mr. Belvedere at 8:30 p.m. as a midseason replacement airing immediately after that other show about a wise-cracking butler, Benson. The show centered on a proper British butler (Christopher Hewett) adjusting to life working for the Owens family of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. And for six seasons, characters on the show and the people watching them chose not to think too much about how strange it was that a middle-class family would have a live-in butler. The show hit that family-comedy sweet spot right along with Family Ties, Growing Pains, Full House and The Cosby Show,
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Mr. Belvedere Turns 30, but He May Be Even Older Than You Think

Mr. Belvedere Turns 30, but He May Be Even Older Than You Think
On March 15, 1985, ABC debuted Mr. Belvedere at 8:30 p.m. as a midseason replacement airing immediately after that other show about a wise-cracking butler, Benson. The show centered on a proper British butler (Christopher Hewett) adjusting to life working for the Owens family of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. And for six seasons, characters on the show and the people watching them chose not to think too much about how strange it was that a middle-class family would have a live-in butler.

The show hit that family-comedy sweet spot right along with Family Ties, Growing Pains, Full House and The Cosby Show,
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10 Celebrities WWE Continues To Ignore For Hall Of Fame

The WWE Hall of Fame is one of those things that is cool when deserving wrestlers get in. At other times it’s something that makes people cringe because there have been some ridiculous choices that got in year before big names.

The “Celebrity Wing” of the Hall of Fame is all about honoring celebrities that had some sort of history in WWE. Recent inductees include Mike Tyson, Mr. T, Donald Trump, Pete Rose, Bob Uecker and Drew Carey. Some of them were on WWE TV only two or three times, yet they’re in.

This year’s celebrity inductee is Arnold Schwarzenegger, who was on a Smackdown episode in 1999, then he inducted Bruno Sammartino into the Hall of Fame in 2013 and then he was on Raw in 2014. That’s pretty much it for him in WWE, but Vince McMahon and Triple H are such marks for bodybuilding that they put him in.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger In WWE Hall Of Fame 2015

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It was announced on Monday that WWE will induct actor and the former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger for their Hall of Fame on Saturday March 24 at the Sap Center in San Jose, California. The previous name announced for the Hall of Fame is “Macho ManRandy Savage. It was first reported by TMZ and shortly after confirmed by WWE.com as well.

Does he really deserve it? He’s only been on WWE TV a few times, so he really doesn’t deserve it based on that. However, WWE has inducted multiple celebrities in the past that have barely appeared on their shows. In the last five years the celebrity Hall of Famers have been Bob Uecker, Drew Carey, Mike Tyson, Donald Trump and Mr. T’s memorable speech last year thanking his mother endlessly.

Schwarzenegger, who is 67 years old, appeared at the 2013 Hall of Fame when
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The 101 Best Sports Movies of All Time

A quarter-century ago, Kevin Costner hit a double-play, following up "Bull Durham" with "Field of Dreams" and becoming king of the sports movie. Twenty-five years later, as "Field of Dreams" marks its 25th anniversary (it was released on April 21, 1989), Costner is back with "Draft Day." The movie's about football, not baseball, and Costner's character plays in the executive suite, not on the field, but his mere presence still offers a reminder of great sports movies past.

And after all, isn't nostalgia a key element of sports movies? "Field of Dreams" makes this explicit -- we long for the sports heroes of our childhood, for a supposed long-gone golden age of our preferred sport, as a way of connecting with our past and bridging the generational divide that separates us as adults from our parents. Sports movies offer more than just the drama of winners and losers, or the journey from dream to achievement,
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WWE: 5 Candidates For Hall of Fame Celebrity Wing

With the Elimination Chamber behind us, WWE fans are now in the final leg of the famous ‘Road to WrestleMania’. As is customary the night before WrestleMania, WWE will be commemorating the latest inductees to the WWE Hall of Fame. So far, Bob Backlund, Trish Stratus, Mick Foley and Bruno Sammartino have all been announced, with the possibility of others in the next couple of weeks. But will there be any new legends added to the controversial celebrity wing of the Hall of Fame?

In case you didn’t know, WWE have an exclusive section of the Hall of Fame reserved for celebrity guests who have been involved with the organization in some capacity. Current members include:

Pete Rose (Major League Baseball player, appeared at three consecutive WrestleManias)

• William “The Refrigerator” Perry (NFL player, competed in a battle royal at Wrestlemania 2)

Bob Uecker (Major League Baseball player, guest announcer

'30 Rock': Willy Wonka and the NBC factory

'30 Rock': Willy Wonka and the NBC factory
30 Rock is going out with a bang. Or a least with a wonderful tribute to Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. In an effort to find his successor, Jack reinstated Kenneth the page to give a special VIP tour to the five final candidates for the position. The contenders (conveniently named Charlie, Veruca, Mike, Augustus, and Violet) were led to believe the tour was just a formality, but it was really the last part of the interview. Enter “NBC’s TV version of Willy Wonka starring Bob Uecker.”

Jack hoped the candidates would drop their guard, and then he could determine who to hire.
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How ‘Moneyball’ Failed By Not Being the Baseball Movie ‘Major League’ Is

While inspirational sports stories usually prove to be box office draws, when you make them you still run the risk of alienating the portion of the film-going audience who just don’t like sports. If someone doesn’t like basketball or football, how do you get them to sit through a story where people play basketball or football for two hours? Brad Pitt’s 2011 starring vehicle, Moneyball, was hyped by its fans as being a baseball story that anybody could get into. Its focus was more on statistics and science stuff than it was gameplay. It was more about bucking the system than it was winning the big game. And at its heart was a story about a failed man reclaiming his life and growing as an individual. There’s no need to be into baseball to enjoy all of that stuff, right? Major League, conversely, is a 1989 comedy that was aimed squarely at baseball fans. If
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Tribeca Film Festival: Get a grip on 'Knuckleball!' trailer

Tribeca Film Festival: Get a grip on 'Knuckleball!' trailer
How do you catch a knuckleball? is a question that has baffled major league backstops for decades. Wise old Bob Uecker seemed to have the best philosophy: “Wait until it stops rolling and then pick it up.”

The most enigmatic of pitches, the knuckleball is one of baseball’s great lost arts. Even when it’s working best, the pitcher really has no idea where it’s going. It darts, it flutters, it sinks. It taunts a hitter — just sitting there begging to be smashed, and then it’s gone again. Though it’s always been a rare pitch mastered
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Jerry Lawler Wants Andy Kaufman in WWE Hall of Fame Celebrity Wing

WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler has told the Miami Herald that he has pushed for the late Andy Kaufman to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame’s Celebrity Wing. Lawler said;

“I’ve pushed for him to be there… The match I had with him, and that whole scenario I think opened the door and changed the face of wrestling to what it is today. There was the Hollywood involvement, the showbiz aspect, but especially the Hollywood involvement. When Andy came along and he and I had those matches, all of a sudden we were on national television on David Letterman, Saturday Night Live and these sorts of things. Our industry got the big Hollywood rub from Andy Kaufman.“Then Mr. McMahon just took that ball and ran with it. Next thing you know you have Cyndi Lauper out there, Mr. T, Hulk Hogan in the Rocky movie.
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Zach Galifianakis to Co-Create Comedy Show for HBO

Zach Galifianakis has scored a first-look deal with HBO. He is set to write and produce a pilot presentation for the premium cable network, teaming up with Mike Gibbons. According to Deadline, comedian Brody Stevens will star in the show and Galifianakis is expected to appear too.

The mockumentary-style comedy will revolve around Stevens, who stars as himself, and chronicle one day in the life of the former amateur baseball player. Described as a cross between George Plimpton and "Mr. Baseball" Bob Uecker, Stevens who began doing standup in the mid-1990s has been friends with Galifianakis for 10 years.

Zach Galifianakis currently stars on HBO's comedy series "Bored to Death". Brody Stevens, meanwhile, once landed a small role in "The Hangover" in which Galifianakis starred as one of the main characters.
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Zach Galifianakis developing new show with Brody Stevens as part of deal with HBO

Zach Galifianakis has signed a new first-look deal with HBO that expands his relationship with the network. He currently co-stars in the comedy series Bored to Death and has now lined up a new show starring comedian Brody Stevens and directed by Jonathan Krisel. The show was co-created and excec produced by Galifianakis and Mike Gibbons, and just wrapped production. The series is a mocumentary that stars Stevens as himself, which follows one day in the life of the comedian. Galifianakis is expected to guest star on the potential series.

Stevens is a former amateur baseball player and is described as a cross between George Plimpton and "Mr. Baseball" Bob Uecker. He's been doing standup since the 90's and met Galifianakis in Chicago when Stevens was opening for the Hangover star. Deadline reports that Brody called Galifianakis' hotel room and said: "It's Brody Stevens. I’d really want to take
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Zach Galifianakis Inks Deal With HBO, Co-Creates Comedy Starring Brody Stevens

Exclusive: The Hangover's Zach Galifianakis, who co-stars on HBO's comedy series Bored to Death, has expanded his relationship with the pay cable network through a first-look deal. The first project under the pact is a low-budget comedy presentation for HBO starring comedian Brody Stevens and directed by Jonathan Krisel. Galifianakis and Mike Gibbons co-created, wrote and are executive producing the presentation, which just wrapped production. It is a mocumentary starring Stevens as himself, which chronicles one day in the life of the comedian. Galifianakis appears in the presentation and is expected to guest star on the potential series. Stevens, described as a cross between George Plimpton and "Mr. Baseball" Bob Uecker, is a former amateur baseball player who began doing standup in the mid-1990s. He's been friends with fellow standup comedian Galifianakis for 10 years. The two met in Chicago when Stevens was opening for the Hangover star. According to Brody,
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Drew Carey shines in April: New Gsn show previews plus WWE honors

Drew Carey is on fire! Carey is the star of Gsn's new improvisational series "Drew Carey.s Improv-a-Ganza," and the Cleveland kid was also recently selected by the WWE as the newest member of the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame. The WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony presented by Thq.s WWE All Stars. will take place at the Phillips Arena on Saturday, April 2 and the one-hour TV special will air Monday, April 4 at 8/7c on USA Network, before his Gsn show debuts on April 11. Drew Carey joins Pete Rose, Bob Uecker and William .Refrigerator. Perry among other honorees. Other members of the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame Class include .The Heartbreak Kid. Shawn Michaels®, .Hacksaw. Jim
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[TV] Tonight: 4 Decades of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

I have to confess my age in writing this particular review, because Johnny Carson was off the air by the time I was watching late night television (or rather, watching and appreciating it). For my generation, the names headlining the late night shows were and, with a little bit of controversy, remain Jay Leno and David Letterman. In my case, I had to familiarize myself with Carson through YouTube clips years after he’d retired. Tonight, the most complete compilation of episode’s from Carson’s 30-year-long career as host, starts 4 years into his career (1965) and spans up to 1990 (4 years short of his final bow) in a 15-disc set featuring some great moments and some of the best guest appearances (with a particular focus on comedians for this set, it would seem). It’s doubtful we’ll ever see a full set, just because the undertaking of committing that much
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Major League 4 sees Charlie Sheen’s ‘Wild Thing’ return?

It was almost a year ago when we last heard anything regarding the proposed Fourth film in the Major League franchise. At the time, Bob Uecker (who played commentator Harry Doyle in the original 1989 film) revealed he’s had contact from the creative team behind the first three Major League films, and that they were developing a Major League 4.

The original Major League was about a underdog baseball team, the Cleveland Indians, which become a World Series contender much to the surprise of their manager, who was betting on their failure, that was followed by a direct sequel. The last film in the series, Major League: Back to the Minors, followed Gus (Scott Bakula) as he became the manager for a minor league team.

Whilst no one would think that any of the original cast would possibly return for Major League 4, Moviehole talked with Major League writer/director David S. Ward
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Wild Thing Comes out of Retirement for Major Leauge 4

It came as a surprise to everyone when Bob Uecker announced at a sports game that a new Major League movie was going to be made. Now we have a little update on the fourth Major League film to share with you from Moviehole who had the opportunity to talk to David S. Ward, the writer and director of the original 1989 Major League film. 

He confirmed that a new Major League movie is being developed, and he hopes to reunite the original cast! 

It's 20 years later, and Wild Thing comes out of retirement to work with this 19-year-old player", Ward says of the storyline. "We've actually got three new characters in the new film. And if the new film is popular, they could carry the franchise on.

As of right now Ward has only talked to Charlie Sheen about coming back to reprise his role as Wild Thing, and he
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