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Danny Boyle New Comedy On Track, But Role in New Bond Film Still Murky 6

Danny Boyle New Comedy On Track, But Role in New Bond Film Still Murky

Danny Boyle, who famously directed two classic films, “Transpotting” and “Slumdog Millionaire,” is tipping his hand on the release date for his upcoming flim, an unnamed comedy that’s set to star Lily James, Himesh Patel and Kate McKinnon. Fans should look for the film to hit theaters on Sept. 13 next year. But his participation in a new James Bond film is another matter. ...
Bill Murray Is At His Comedic Best in New 'Rock the Kasbah' Trailer (watch!) 8

Bill Murray Is At His Comedic Best in New ‘Rock the Kasbah’ Trailer (watch!)

Bill Murray has gone back to odd-ball comedy after two forays into serious films with welcome relief. He appears in a new trailer for his latest film “Rock the Kasbah,” and he’s at his sardonic best as a washed up record producer. This isn’t the new Bill Murray, it’s the old Bill Murray from the days of “Caddyshack,” “Meatballs” and “Stripes.” Didn’t you miss him?...
Sex, Potty Humor, Fire Up Camp in Wet Hot American Summer Trailer (watch!) 10

Sex, Potty Humor, Fire Up Camp in Wet Hot American Summer Trailer (watch!)

Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks and some of the hottest comedians on the planet go to summer camp in a new trailer for NetFlix’s “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp,” an eight-part series loaded with non-stop sexual innuendo and potty humor. Returning cast members include Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Molly Shannon, Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Michael Ian Black, Molly Shannon and Michael Showalter. Newcomers include Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, John Slattery, Chris Pine and Lake Bell....
Ed Helms, Christina Applegate Reprise Griswolds in New 'Vacation' Trailer 12

Ed Helms, Christina Applegate Reprise Griswolds in New ‘Vacation’ Trailer

Ed Helms and Christina Applegate and Chris Hemsworth pick up where Chevy Chase left off in a new “red band” trailer for a reboot of “Vacation,” the comedy road-trip movies Chase made in the 1980s, with John Candy, Christie Brinkley and Randy Quaid. The latest movie includes a whole new cast as a new generation of Griswolds, find themselves in all kinds of predicaments. Helms plays Rusty, who was a child in the original National Lampoon movies. Like his dad, he’s determined to take the wife and kids to Walley World....
Kim Kardashian Tweets Make Sweet Music on Jimmy Kimmel (watch!) 14

Kim Kardashian Tweets Make Sweet Music on Jimmy Kimmel (watch!)

Kim Kardashian finally has a talent! Her inane tweets make beautiful song lyrics, as long as someone like Bette Middler is singing them. She shows off her talent for hilarity on Jimmy Kimmel. Of course, almost any comment can be turned into a song lyric if someone is melodic enough and skilled in phrasing music. The divine Ms. M was every bit of that and more on the show last night (Mar. 9)....
Bob Odenkirk Wants Your Call in New 'Better Call Saul' Video (see!) 16

Bob Odenkirk Wants Your Call in New ‘Better Call Saul’ Video (see!)

Bob Odenkirk, is featured in a new music video promoting his “Breaking Bad” spin-off, “Better Call Saul.” But the booming baritone of country singer Junior Brown is the star of the hilarious clip. The show’s creators, Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, reportedly wrote the words to the song. The tune’s lyrics are totally catchy, and the song has the potential to burn into the brains of viewers like other popular television theme songs. If it becomes the theme song that is....
Joaquin Phoenix an Odd-Ball Dick in First New 'Inherent Vice' Trailer 18

Joaquin Phoenix an Odd-Ball Dick in First New ‘Inherent Vice’ Trailer

Joaquin Phoenix steals the first new trailer for the upcoming Paul Thomas Anderson film “Inherent Vice,” in a role that is as eccentric and odd-ball as any he has ever played. Reese Witherspoon also makes an appearance. “Inherent Vice,” is a crime drama based on the Thomas Pynchon novel. “Inherent Vice” also stars Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston, Jena Malone and Joanna Newsom....
Ellen Page, Kate Mara Lampoon True Detective in Hilarious Video 20

Ellen Page, Kate Mara Lampoon True Detective in Hilarious Video

Ellen Page and Kate Mara aren’t detectives; they play “tiny” detectives in a hilarious spoof of the new HBO show “True Detective,” starring Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn. Sometimes height has its advantages. Page, 31, is a statuesque five-feet, one-inch tall, while Mara, also 31, is an inch taller. That presents certain, shall we say, disadvantages when they are working a crime scene....
Johnny Depp First Look at New Odd-Ball Role in Mortdecai Trailer 22

Johnny Depp First Look at New Odd-Ball Role in Mortdecai Trailer

Johnny Depp’s latest odd-ball character is featured in the first trailer for the upcoming crime comedy “Mortdecai,” based on the anthology “The Mortdecai Trilogy” by Kyril Bonfiglioli. Can he hit this one out of the park? Depp’s track record with off-beat films has been so-so. The film also stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Olivia Munn, Aubrey Plaza, Jeff Goldblum, Oliver Platt and Paul Bettany....
Kate Upton All Legs at 'The Other Woman' Aussie Premiere (photos!) 26

Kate Upton All Legs at ‘The Other Woman’ Aussie Premiere (photos!)

Kate Upton, Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann have journeyed down under to Australia to promote their latest movie, “The Other Woman.” Kate who towers over her colleagues was all legs at a photo call in Sydney this morning (Apr. 15). They stepped up for a photo call at the Park Hyatt hotel, wearing almost matching ensembles in black and white. Kate looked especially sharp in her J Brand blazer....
Lisa Kudrow Goofs as Nerdy Dean in New Neighbors Trailer (watch!) 28

Lisa Kudrow Goofs as Nerdy Dean in New Neighbors Trailer (watch!)

Lisa Kudrow has a sit down with Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne as her character Carol Gladstone, a nerdy college dean, in a new trailer for the upcoming comedy “Neighbors.” When it comes to frats, she’s all about policy–and headlines. Rogen and Byrne play Mac and Kelly Radner, who have the misfortune of having a college fraternity move in next door to them, turning their suburban existence upside down. Zac Efron plays frat boy Teddy Sanders. ...
Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne Face Frat Boy Hell in New Neighbors Trailer 30

Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne Face Frat Boy Hell in New Neighbors Trailer

Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne play a young couple with a toddler who must figure out a way to deal with a house full of frat boys next door in a new trailer for uproarious comedy “Neighbors.” The film also stars Zac Efron, Dave Franco, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and former “Friends” star Lisa Kudrow. When you’re newly married an have a toddler the last thing you want disrupting your suburban existence is a reminder of your old college days....
Kristen Stewart Orange Hair Causes Stir, But It's Just for a Role (photo) 32

Kristen Stewart Orange Hair Causes Stir, But It’s Just for a Role (photo)

Kristen Stewart looked like she’d gone off her rocker by dying her hair a bright orange color, causing a huge stir on the Internet. But the dye job is for a new role in her upcoming action comedy movie “American Ultra.” Stewart, 23, will play a girl named Phoebe, who lives with her slacker boyfriend Mike played by Jesse Eisenberg. Uma Thurman will also star in the movie. ...
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