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Melissa McCarthy to Star in Puppet Thriller ‘The Happytime Murders’ If you’ve ever wanted a movie that married the reality-blending dark comedy of Who Killed Roger Rabbit with a classic Jim Henson muppet production, you’re in luck. Puppet noir The Happytime Murders is in the works (again) with an incredibly capable comedy actress. Melissa McCarthy will star in The Happytime Murders, a noir puppet comedy directed by Brian Henson about a world in which humans and puppets warily co-exist.

News Briefs: 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' Sequel in the Works The Man from U.N.C.L.E.: Armie Hammer, who starred in The Man from U.N.C.L.E., says that a script for a sequel is being written by Lionel Wigram, who produced and cowrote the original. As of yet, however, there is no official confirmation that Warner Bros. is funding or developing a sequel. [Slashfilm]   Clifton James: Perhaps best known for his role as Sheriff Pepper in the James Bond adventures Live and Let Die (above) and The Man with the Golden Gun, Clifton James enjoyed a...Read MoreRead Comments

TV Review: The Flash - Season 3 Episode 12 "Untouchable" EPISODE 12: "Untouchable" SYNOPSIS: Barry and the team at S.T.A.R. Labs work together to bring down Clive Yorkin, a criminal meta-human who is methodically killing people by causing them to decompose at an accelerated rate. Joe becomes his next target but it’s Iris who is caught in the crossfire. The Flash... Read More...

Cisco Gets His Groove On As Gypsy Comes To Town On The Flash This article will contain spoilers for The Flash episode – Dead or Alive. . . . . . The latest episode of The Flash was a nice move back to some of the more fun episodes the series can do. It wasn’t comical, but it had the edges of lightheartedness even with a couple of series topics going on… something the show has always been good at. Laughing in the face of danger. The episode introduces us to Gypsy, a Collector from Earth-19 sent to apprehend H. R. Wells and return him for execution. His crime? He travelled to a parallel Earth.

Audrey II will return in Greg Berlanti's remake of Little Shop of Horrors After completing work on A BUCKET OF BLOOD, director Roger Corman learned that the sets would be left standing for several day. Not one to let anything go to waste, Corman began developing the film which would later become LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and wound up shooting it in record time, with principal photography lasting just two days and one night. Not much was expected from the little film but... Read More...

Discover the perfect holiday prescription in this exclusive Bad Santa 2 spot It's official: Thanksgiving and Christmas have taken over. Suffice it to say that we're only halfway through this holiday madness, so if you're looking for a bit of a reprieve, Broad Green Pictures has just the prescription for you; BAD SANTA 2! Billy Bob Thornton, in all of his vulgar glory, is back and fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, as he teams up once again with... Read More...

Exclusive Interview: Billy Bob Thornton, on Making ‘Bad Santa 2,’ His Single-Favorite Role and Craziest Reactions Billy Bob Thornton dons the Santa Claus suit once again as the cheap-whiskey-soaked, foul-mouthed Willie in the sequel Bad Santa 2. It's been several years since Willie pulled any heists with his angry little sidekick Marcus (Tony Cox), and life still hasn't treated him any better. In fact, it's way worse. He can't keep a job, is always drunk and Thurman Merman (Brett Kelly), now a 21-year-old man-child, still hangs around. So when Marcus shows up to ask if he'll help him...Read MoreRead Comments

Sausage Party (coming to Blu-ray and DVD on November 8) is already a success, having pulled in $135 million worldwide on a budget of just $19 million, not to mentions an 83% on Rotten Tomatoes. But that’s not enough for Sony Pictures, writers Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg, and directors Conrad Vernon & Greg Tiernan. No, they’re looking to get some awards love as well. Find out about the Sausage Party Oscars campaign after the jump. The Hollywood Reporter has learned Sony Pictures plans to make a run for some awards this season for their raunchy animated comedy Sausage Party.

Writing has begun on the sequel to Will Forte's MacGruber Based on the repetitive Saturday Night Live sketch by the same name, MACGRUBER really had no business being as funny as it was. Even so, the film obviously wasn't everyone's cup of tea as MACGRUBER failed to to recoup its $10 million budget. Since then the film has gathered up a cult following and the prospects of a sequel have been brought up again and again. Will Forte has said that... Read More...

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