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Ben Stiller Talks 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty'

5:41 AM 7/29/2013 by Jeff Giles
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It was more of a box office sensation than a critical darling, but the original Secret Life of Walter Mitty -- starring Danny Kaye as the titular mild-mannered daydreamer whose inner life offers a fabulous respite from his workaday existence (complete with musical numbers!) -- never seemed like an ideal candidate for the remake treatment, especially at the hands of a star like Ben Stiller, who infamously botched his attempt at remaking the classic The Heartbreak Kid.

Beastie Boys' Adam Horovitz in Talks to Join Ben Stiller in Noah Baumbach Movie (Exclusive) – Adam Horovitz, aka Ad-Rock of the Beastie Boys, is in discussions to join Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts in Noah Baumbach's indie movie "While We're Young," an individual familiar with the New York-set project has told TheWrap. 1 year 32 weeks ago via jetli

Amanda Seyfried Joins Ben Stiller in Baumbach's 'While We're Young' – Since December of 2010, the project While We're Young with director Noah Baumbach and star Ben Stiller has been gestating with fluctuating cast members. Initially James Franco was going to be a part of the project, but he fell away, and Jesse Eisenberg was circulating six months later. Now it sounds like the whole cast is coming together for Baumbach to get this film off the ground. 1 year 40 weeks ago via jackiechan

Amanda Seyfried to Star in Noah Baumbach's 'While We're Young' (Exclusive) – Fresh off a SAG nomination for her turn as Cosette in "Les Miserables," Amanda Seyfried is in final negotiations to join Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts and Adam Driver in Noah Baumbach's indie movie "While We're Young," TheWrap has learned. 1 year 40 weeks ago via jackiechan

More 'DodgeBall' Action Coming Our Way

6:04 PM 4/22/2013 by Binh Ngo
The sports comedy DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story is finally getting a sequel, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn are expect to return to reprise their roles.

Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller Plan Another Round of Dodgeball – A sequel to Rawson Marshall Thurber's 2004 comedy Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story is in the works at 20th Century Fox, says a story at The Hollywood Reporter . The studio has hired Clay Tarver, best known for co-writing Joy Ride alongside J.J. Abrams, to provide the screenplay. 1 year 44 weeks ago via brucelee

CinemaCon: Fox Unveils Ben Stiller's 'Secret Life' – Is 'Walter Mitty' Oscar Bound? – Hoping to replicate the success of its unveiling of 15 minutes of footage of The Life Of Pi as a ”special presentation” at the 2012 CinemaCon, 20th Century Fox (“and it is called 20th Century Fox”, as Distribution President Chris Aronson wryly noted in his welcoming remarks) unveiled about 12 minutes of selected scenes their Holiday release, The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty also as a “special presentation” at the end of their 2013 preview for the theatre owners this morning at Caesars Palace. 1 year 45 weeks ago via jackiechan

First The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Photo with Ben Stiller – Ben Stiller is Walter Mitty in the first official still from the upcoming comedy The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. This remake of the 1947 comedy of the same name follows a shy magazine photo editor whose life is upended when a photo negative goes missing. Arriving in theaters this Christmas, this sneak peak finds Walter in the midst of his frantic search.The Secret Life of Walter Mitty comes to theaters December 25th, 2013 and stars Ben Stiller, Sean Penn, Kristen Wiig, Adam Scott, Shirley MacLaine, Kathryn Hahn, Patton Oswalt, Terence Bernie Hines. 1 year 45 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Ben Stiller and Shawn Levy Return for 'Night at the Museum 3'

7:27 PM 2/7/2013 by Binh Ngo
Ben Stiller & Shawn Levy
Ben Stiller and director Shawn Levy will reteam for a third Night at the Museum, according to Fox (via Comingsoon). Stiller will reprise his role as Larry Daley, a security guard at a museum where the exhibits come to life during the night. No word on who else will join Stiller in Night at the Museum 3, but Fox has already staked the movie for December 25, 2014.

The Saga Continues: Ben Stiller & Shawn Levy Return For 'Night At The Museum 3,' Christmas 2014 Release Date Set

Ben Stiller – So what happens when you're Ben Stiller and your last movie was the execreable "The Watch"? You have to make amends (and then some it seems). While he's in post on the fantastical "The Secret Life Walter Mitty" which he is both directing and starring in, it looks like the writer/director/actor wants isn't doing the "indie-movie-for-me" thing after. 2 years 2 weeks ago via donnieyen
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