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Posted April 14th, 2014 by Binh Ngo


Amy Poehler to Play Tina Fey's Sister in Universal Comedy ‘The Nest’ – Golden Globe winner Amy Poehler is in final negotiations to join Tina Fey in Universal's comedy “The Nest,” TheWrap has learned. Poehler and Fey previously co-starred in “Baby Mama” together and recently co-hosted the Golden Globes. Tony-nominated director Jason Moore (“Pitch Perfect”) will direct the film, which is based on an original idea by Paula Pell, who wrote the screenplay.

1 week 1 day ago via donnieyen

Sony Continues Searching for 'Ghostbusters III' Director

5:43 PM 4/7/2014 by Jeff Giles
For years, it seemed as though Dan Aykroyd was the only person who seriously wanted another Ghostbusters sequel. Now it's clear that the executives at Sony share his fervor for a new chapter in the franchise, but it looks like they'll have to do it without the writing-directing duo that appeared to be their first choice to bring the series back from its 25-year (and counting) hiatus.


Posted April 7th, 2014 by Binh Ngo


'Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2' Gets Spring 2015 Release Date – Columbia Pictures has set an April 17, 2015 release date for their comedy sequel Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, which stars Kevin James reprising his title role from 2009's Paul Blart: Mall Cop. As of now, the sequel doesn't have any direct competition, but it opens one week before Universal's highly-anticipated sequel Fast & Furious 7.The story is set in Las Vegas, where Paul and his daughter Maya (Raini Rodriguez) attend a security guard convention. 2 weeks 1 day ago via jetli

Moms' Night Out

Posted March 31st, 2014 by Binh Ngo

All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and conversation . . . a long-needed moms' night out. But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation and food not served in a paper bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for three hours—what could go wrong?

A Haunted House 2

Posted March 31st, 2014 by Binh Ngo

Crossing new lines and breaking old barriers, A HAUNTED HOUSE 2 is the sequel to the hilarious box-office hit starring Marlon Wayans as Malcolm who, after exorcising the demons of his ex, is starting fresh with his new girlfriend and her two children. After moving into their dream home, Malcolm is once again plagued by bizarre paranormal events.

HKIFF: Pang Ho-Cheung's Dramedy "Aberdeen" Surprisingly Decent

2:36 AM 3/31/2014 by Senh Duong
The cast of "Aberdeen" in the opening ceremony of the HKIFF
When tickets for films from the Hong Kong International Film Festival went on sale in early March, Pang Ho-Cheung’s Aberdeen, one of the two opening films, sold out in just eight minutes. Unlike other film festivals like Sundance and Toronto, a press pass doesn’t guarantee you a seat. If a film’s sold out, you’re kinda out of luck (more on the “kinda” later).

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Teaser Trailer, Official Synopsis Revealed

8:22 AM 3/27/2014 by Jeff Giles
We don't always play the teaser trailer game around here, but few upcoming projects have generated as much curiosity -- or intense concern, or dread, whatever you want to call it -- as Paramount's next stab at turning Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles into a franchise. The TMNT teaser isn't your average sneak peek, in other words -- and it's right here.
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