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Teaser Trailer for Anchorman: The Legend Continues
The official teaser trailer for Anchorman: The Legend Continues has been released. The film stars Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner and Kristen Wiig. The film is directed by Adam McKay and produced by Judd Apatow. Will Ferrell and Adama McKay wrote the screenplay. The film arrives in theaters on December 20, 2013. Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd) says he is wearing a snake venom cologne. Take a look
Photo: Paramount Pictures
Posted on May 21, 2013
Taylor Swift performed "22" at the Billboard Music Awards last night. Taylor wore high waisted shorts and a unicorn t-shirt for the performance which began backstage and ended up on stage in a rousing dance number. Taylor had a fabulous evening. She won eight awards, including top artist and top Billboard 200 album for Red. Take a look:
Posted on May 20, 2013
Fred Armisen and Friends Sing Goodbye to Saturday Night Live
Fred Armisen and Bill Hader are leaving Saturday Night Live, which is a major loss for the show. The rumor is that Jason Sudeikis is also leaving, but he hasn't announced anything. In this skit, they sing goodbye to the show in character. Fred reprises his British rocker character Ian Rubbish. Hader, Sudeikis and Taran Killam make up the rest of the band which is called The Bizarros. They play a song called "Lovely Day." They get joined onstage by some pretty amazing musicians: Carrie Brownstein of both Sleater-Kinney and Portlandia, Steve Jones of The Sex Pistols, Aimee Mann, Michael Penn, J. Mascis of Dinosaur Jr., and Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth. Fred seemed genuinely sad to be leaving. The words "I Heart LM" on Fred's guitar strap is him sending love to producer Lorne Michaels. Take a look:
Photo: Dana Edelson/NBC
Posted on May 19, 2013
Star Trek Into Darkness Wins Weekend Box Office
Star Trek Into Darkness, directed by J.J. Abrams, won the weekend box office with a $70 million opening weekend. The film's global box office is already over $160 million. Star Trek was followed by Iron Man 3 which made another $35 million bringing its domestic total to $337 million after just three weekends. It has already crossed the $1 billion mark when the global box office is factored in. Iron Man 3 is already 9th on the worldwide gross box office chart.
The Great Gatsby made $23.4 million during its second weekend in theaters, bring its total U.S. box office to $90 million. The Great Gatsby was followed by Pain and Gain, the Croods, 42 and Oblivion. You can find the complete box office report here.
This coming weekend there will be a great battle of sequels: Fast & Furious 6 versus The Hangover III.
Photo: Zade Rosenthal/Paramount Pictures
Posted on May 19, 2013
Gina Carano and Michelle Rodriguez Talk Girl Fights in Fast and Furious 6
Gina Carano and Michelle Rodriguez have a major fight scene in Fast and Furious 6. They did the fight scene themeselves, they didn't use stunt doubles and they wanted to make the sequence very intense. Michelle joked that this is where all those Tae-Bo classes come in handy. Dwaye Johnson says they threw caution to the wind, and from the clips it certainly looks that way. Take a look:
Photo: Giles Keyte/Universal Pictures
Posted on May 18, 2013
Trailer for We Are Men Starring Tony Shalhoub, Kal Penn and Jerry O'Connell
Tony Shalhoub, Kal Penn, Jerry O'Connell, Chris Smith, and Rebecca Breeds star in the new CBS comedy We Are Men. The four men are all single for various reasons -- the newest guy just got left literally at the alter during their wedding when the love of her life burst into the church and asked her to run away with him. So she did. Shalhoub's character leads the group who live in an upscale apartment complex while getting back into the dating scene. Love the scene when they decide to break into Catholic school. Take a look:
Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS
Posted on May 17, 2013
Trailer for Being Human Starring Karl Urban and Michael Ealy
Fox released the trailer for one of the shows we can't to see this fall: Being Human starring Karl Urban. J.J. Abrams and J.H. Wyman (Fringe) created the show which is set in the year 2048. Urban is a cop who survived a vicious attack who has awakened from a nearly two year coma. All human cops are now required to be partnered with an android police officer, which Urban's character despises. After an unfortunate incident with his assigned partner, he requests a replacement android. He gets a new partner Dorian (Michael Ealy) who is considered "defective" as he is programmed with emotions. But this discontinued android model is just what Urban's character needs. This is a great trailer. Take a look:
Photo: Liane Hentscher / Fox
Posted on May 15, 2013
Trailer for The Blacklist Starring James Spader and Megan Boone
Here is the trailer for the upcoming NBC thriller, The Blacklist. James Spader stars as Raymond "Red" Reddington, an ex-government agent turned international most wanted criminal who turns himself into the FBI.We don't know why Reddington left his job to become an international crime broker, but he clearly knows more than he's saying. He offers to help the FBI find a terrorist so long as he can work with a young profiler, Elizabeth "Liz" Keen, who seems to have no connection with him. Spader is amazing and can easily carry a series on his own. The action and mystery make this one look like a potentially big hit. The show also stars Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, Ryan Eggold, and Ilfenesh Hadera. We'll definitely be tuning in. Take a look:
Posted on May 13, 2013
John Krasinski Challenges Jimmy Fallon to a Lip Sync-Off
John Krasinski was a guest on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to promote the last three episodes of The Office. John challenged Jimmy to a Lip Sync-Off. Each comedian chose three songs to lip synch in a head to head battle. Jimmy opened with a moving rendition of "Don't Cry Out Loud" by Melissa Manchester. Then John countered with a very accurate performance of Katie Perry's Teenage Dream. Jimmy fired back with "They want EFX" by Das EFX. So John went old school rap with "Peter Piper" by Run DMC with a smooth drop mic move at the end. Jimmy then finished up with "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" as sung by 1984 Star Search Champion Sam Harris. But then John pulled out all the stops with "I'll Make Love to You" by Boyz II Men which turned into a duet. Take a look:
Photo: Lloyd Bishop/NBC
Posted on May 12, 2013
Zach Galifianakis Talks Hangover 3 With Matt Lauer
Zach Galifianakis was a guest on The Today Show to promote The Hangover 3. Matt introduces Zach by saying, "He plays the odd but sometimes lovable Alan. Alan has been off his meds for six months when this movie starts. I told you to never to go off your meds, why did you do that?" Zach joked, "Going off my meds is all part of the research. Alan goes off his medication and the guys are worried about him so they try to take him to an institution." Zach said he worries that people will still want to hear about these characters, but he's happy with the movie. Matt mentioned Zach's well-reviewed stint as host on Saturday Night Live and Zach asked Matt if he'd ever hosted. Matt said he has not hosted it and they would never ask him, but admitted he'd do it in a minute if it was offered Zach offered to make some calls for him to make it happen. Take a look:
Photo: Peter Kramer/NBC
Posted on May 10, 2013
Iron Man 3 Opens With $175 Million Weekend
Iron Man 3 completely dominated the box office this weekend. The film made $175 million, which is the second biggest opening of all time. Only Marvel's The Avengers had a bigger opening. The Avengers opened with a $207 million weekend last year. You can see the chart of the biggest weekend openings here. Four of the top five are superhero films.
There was not another film anywhere near Iron Man 3. Pain and Gain made $7.6 million, which was about $167 million less than Iron Man 3 made. It was followed by 42, Oblivion, The Croods, THe Big Wedding and Mud. You can see the complete box office report here.
The big question now is whether or not Iron Man 3 will be able to hold the box office next weekend when The Great Gatsby opens. The Avengers managed to dominate for several weekends last year. That will be difficult for Iron Man 3 to do, especially with Star Trek Into Darkness opening on May 17th.
Photos: Zade Rosenthal/Marvel
Posted on May 5, 2013
Second Trailer for White House Down
Here is the second and official trailer for Roland Emmerich's White House Down, which arrives in theaters on June 28th. The film stars Jamie Foxx as President James Sawyer. Channing Tatum plays John Cale, a Capitol policeman, who comes to the rescue when the White House is attacked. This new trailer reveals some funny moments, such as when the president loses the rocket launcher. Take a look:
Photo: Sony Pictures
Posted on May 2, 2013
Winona Ryder Talks Playing Wife of Contract Killer in The Iceman
Winona Ryder plays Deborah Pellicotti, the wife of Richard Kuklinski, a mafia contract killer, in the upcoming film, The Iceman. When Kuklinski was finally arrested his family allegedly had no idea what he really did for a living. Actor Michael Shannon plays the killer. The film arrives in theaters on May 3. You can view the trailer here.
Winona thinks Deborah must have known something was up, but really liked her clothes and standard of living, so she looked the other way. Kuklinski reportedly killed over 100 people over a twenty year period so Winona may be right there were signs and clues somewhere along the way that the wife may have noticed. Take a look:
Photo: Anne Marie Fox/Millennium Films
Posted on April 30, 2013
Pain and Gain Tops Weekend Box Office
Pain and Gain won the weekend box office, but not by much. The comedy barely beat last week's number one film, Oblivion. Pain and Gain made $20 million while Oblivion made $17.8 million. 42 continues to perform well and made another $10 million in its third week in theaters.
The big flop of the weekend was The Big Wedding. The star-studded film made just $7.6 million in 2,633 theaters. Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, Diane Keaton, Amanda Seafried, Topher Grace, Susan Surandon and Robin Williams were some of the big names in the romantic comedy. The film mad an average of under $3,000 per theater during its opening weekend. The Big Wedding was followed by The Croods, G.I. Joe: Retailiation, Scary Movie 5 and Olympus Has Fallen.
Iron Man 3 expected to open big this coming weekend. The film has already performed huge overseas where it has brought in nearly $200 million.
Photo: Jaimie Trueblood/Paramount Pictures
Posted on April 29, 2013
Spoof: Steven Spielberg Filming Obama Biopic Starring Daniel Day-Lewis
During his speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner in Washington, D.C. last night, President Obama revealed that his good friend Steven Spielberg is making a biopic about his life. He said he got ahold of some behind the scenes footage from HBO and showed the crowd this video. In it, Spielberg explains that after the success of Lincoln he wanted to make Obama. He said he chose Daniel Day-Lewis to play President Obama, because he's so good at getting inside a character's head. He did have some trouble with the prosthetic ears, though. Tracey Morgan co-stars as Joe Biden. Take a look:
Posted on April 28, 2013