The roster of big, medium and small names who made a splash in comedy, TV and film following their appearance in Wet Hot American Summer is pretty much legendary. If you don’t believe me, you haven’t seen the movie.
Now Netflix has released a teaser for an eight-episode series reuniting (at least) fifteen of those names. Check out the teaser trailer after jump.
Continue reading Teasing Teaser That Teases: Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp!
Tonight, during the two-hour premiere of Agent Carter (ABC, Tuesdays, 8/7C) – a pretty spiffy show to be sure – the full-size teaser of Ant-Man got its national premiere. It actually looked to be quite interesting.
If you missed it, check it out following the jump. Ant-Man opens on July 17th.
Continue reading Not-So-Tiny Teaser: Ant-Man!
Barely 24 hours after the news that Marvel’s Ant-Man had begun production, we have the first photo of Paul Rudd as Ant-Man-to-be, Scott Lang. He looks a little worse for wear as he stands framed by one of the most recognizable landmarks in America. Check out the photo after the jump.
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The Marvel Movie Universe is about to get smaller. Production began today on Marvel’s Ant-Man, shooting for a release date of July 17, 2015.
After a great deal of positive buzz for the film, Ant-Man changed directors when Edgar Wright left the project over ‘creative differences.’ Peyton Reed has stepped in as the film’s director and, after eight years of waiting, Ant-Man is underway. For more, follow the jump.
Continue reading Shrinkage Underway–Marvel’s Ant-Man Begins Production!
Just as Warners/DC moved Superman v Batman to go head-to-head with an as yet unnamed Marvel movie, Disney/Marvel has moved Ant-Man up a couple weeks to square off against Pan – the movie that Warners slotted into the former Superman v Batman date, July 17, 2015.
That ought to be a very interesting weekend!
Continue reading Ant-Man Moves Up Two Weeks!
Michael Douglas has stepped into some of the biggest–or should that be tiniest?–shoes of his career. The two-time Academy Award-winning actor will join director Edgar Wright and Paul Rudd in Marvel’s "Ant-Man," hitting theaters July 31, 2015. That means Paul Rudd will be playing Scott Lang.
Follow the jump for more.
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Marvel Entertainment has officially named Paul Rudd as the star of Edgar Wright’s long-in-gestation Ant-Man. Rudd has long been considered Marvel’s first choice for the role, though the casting only became official this evening.
Follow the jump to read the official statement from Marvel.com
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Pete and Debbie – supporting characters in Judd Apatow’s terrific Knocked Up – get their own movie and it’s something of a mixed blessing.
Continue reading This Is 40: Apatow Mixes Comedy and Drama With Uneven Results!
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After he loses his job, George and his wife Linda must moves from NYC to live with his brother in Atlanta. But on their drive south, they discover a commune right out of the 1960s. Deciding to leave the rat race behind, George and Linda give the commune life a try in WANDERLUST.
Starring Jennifer Aniston, Paul Rudd, Alan Alda and Malin Akerman.
Directed by David Wain.
Written by David Wain and Ken Marino.
Produced by Judd Apatow, Ken Marino and David Wain.
Dinner for Schmucks is an American remake of a much darker French farce called Le Diner de Cons [loosely translated, The Dinner Game]. It is built around the idea that Tim Conrad [Paul Rudd] can win a promotion not because of a brilliant idea he pitches at a board meeting of Fender Financial, but by bringing the most spectacular guest to a very special dinner – a dinner where each of the company’s top executives befriends a person of “extraordinary talent” and brings them to said dinner. The catch is that “extraordinary talent” is a euphemism for “idiot.” If Tim can bring the most the spectacularly idiotic person to the dinner, he can gain his promotion.
Continue reading DVD: Dinner For Schmucks Absurd Comedy Is Just Mean Enough!
Despite a fine performance by Reese Witherspoon, James L. Brooks’ How Do You Know is a pretty awful movie.
Continue reading How Do You Know Doesn’t [Know, That Is…]