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Allison Janney Will Spy – Playing a CIA agent in Paul Feig's new comedyThe cast for Paul Feig’s latest comedy collaboration with Melissa McCarthy, Spy, keeps on growing as the director swells the ranks of those in front of the camera with more and more reliably entertaining people. Allison Janney and Morena Baccarin are the latest names added to the roster.While Baccarin – most recently seen in an espionage story of a different stripe for TV’s Homeland – is playing a character named Karen Walker, Janney is set as CIA agent Elaine Crocker, who crosses paths with McCarthy’s secret operative, Susan Cooper. 8 years 15 weeks ago via jetli

‘Way Way Back’ Reunion? Sam Rockwell, Allison Janney in Talks to Join Kristen Wiig in ‘The Heart’ (Exclusive) – Directors Jim Rash and Nat Faxon aren't going “way way back” to find actors for their next movie “The Heart,” as Sam Rockwell and Allison Janney are in talks to reunite and join Kristen Wiig in Indian Paintbrush's action-comedy, TheWrap has learned. A representative for Indian Paintbrush did not immediately respond to a request for comment. 8 years 19 weeks ago via jetli

Bad Words

Posted February 25th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

Jason Bateman (“Identity Thief”) makes his feature directorial debut with the subversive comedy BAD WORDS. He stars as Guy Trilby, a 40-year-old who finds a loophole in the rules of The Golden Quill national spelling bee and decides to cause trouble by hijacking the competition. While reporter Jenny Widgeon (Kathryn Hahn of “We’re the Millers”) attempts to discover his true motivation, Guy finds himself forging an unlikely alliance with a competitor:


Posted February 17th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

Tammy (Melissa McCarthy) is having a bad day. She’s totaled her clunker car, gotten fired from her thankless job at a greasy burger joint, and instead of finding comfort at home, finds her husband getting comfortable with the neighbor in her own house. It’s time to take her boom box and book it.

Review: Touchy Feely (Less Handsy Than You Expect)

10:54 PM 9/5/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Rosemarie DeWitt plays Abby, a massage therapist looking for an apartment. When her boyfriend (Scoot McNairy) casually suggests they move in together she struggles for a second before realizing it’s a blessing—but she’s not ready and her panic gives way to an aversion to touch that puts the breaks on her job and relationship.


Allison Janney In Talks To Join 'Tammy' (EXCLUSIVE) – Allison Janney is in talks to join New Line’s Melissa McCarthy comedy “Tammy” opposite Susan Sarandon and Mark Duplass. Project is on track to begin shooting next month with McCarthy starring and co-directing with spouse Ben Falcone. McCarthy and Falcone are also producing. McCarthy and Falcone also wrote the script, which follows a women who... 9 years 19 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Allison Janney & Phillip Baker Hall Join Jason Bateman's 'Bad Words' – EXCLUSIVE: Former West Wing star Allison Janney and Argo actor Phillip Baker Hall have been added to the cast of Bad Words. The directorial debut of Jason Bateman, the dark comedy follows a middle-aged high school drop out, played by Bateman, who enters the National Quill Spelling Bee. 9 years 41 weeks ago via donnieyen

Clark Gregg to Write and Direct 'Trust Me' – Clark Gregg is set to write and direct Trust Me with Unified Pictures, Savage Bunny and Bron Studios producing. 9 years 45 weeks ago via donnieyen

Finding Nemo

Posted August 21st, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to Marlin (Albert Brooks), his worrisome father, and Dory (Ellen DeGeneres), a friendly but forgetful Regal Blue Tang, to make the epic journey to bring Nemo home. Their adventure brings them face-to-face with vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish, hungry seagulls, and more.


Stephen Colbert Joining Dreaworks' 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman'

Mr. Peabody & Sherman – NBC ‘The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show’ was required viewing growing up as a kid and part of the reason it was so popular was because one of the segments was about a really smart dog and his time-traveling adventures with his owner. Now those adventures are coming to the big screen courtesy of Dreamworks Animation, and Stephen Colbert is a part of it.

10 years 9 weeks ago via donnieyen
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