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First Look at Simon Pegg in 'Absolutely Anything' Simon Pegg is seen having dinner with a dog, admiring a sausage and chatting with Kate Beckinsale in the first four photos for Absolutely Anything, the latest from Monty Python filmmaker Terry Jones.The story centers on Simon Pegg's Neil Clarke, who, as Terry Jones explains in an interview with Empire, is given the ability to do anything he wants by a group of aliens, although his decision-making skills leave something to be desired."It's about a man called Neil, a teacher in a sink secondary school, who gets given magic powers by aliens.

Phil Lord & Chris Miller at Least Return to Script 'The LEGO Movie 2' Though directing duo Phil Lord & Chris Miller won't be returning to direct The LEGO Movie 2, they were previously confirmed to produce the film that will be helmed by the first film's behind the scenes co-director Chris McKay. Now Deadline has word that Lord & Miller will be a little more involved with the sequel because Warner Bros. has also signed them on to write the film. That's the best way to ensure the brilliant creativity and originality that made the first film so great is still around in the sequel.

Billy Bob Thornton Says 'Bad Santa 2' Won't Be as Good as the First We've been hearing about Bad Santa 2 intermittently from Billy Bob Thornton over the past couples years. The original film is now 11 years old, which means more time has passed than the time it took for Adam McKay and Will Ferrell to get Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues off the ground. Many fans have probably just assumed the project is dead and would never become a reality, but it sounds like the film is just stuck in the Hollywood development machine.

Tim Burton returns to his love of oddball real-life stories with Big Eyes, a biopic on Walter and Margaret Keane, the artistic duo responsible for the Big Eyed kid craze of the 1950s and 60s. The Weinstein Company and Yahoo! have just released the first poster featuring stars Christoph Waltz and Amy Adams.Directed and produced by Tim Burton, Big Eyes is based on the true story of Walter Keane (Christoph Waltz), who was one of the most successful painters of the 1950s and early 1960s.

Tim Burton returns to his love of oddball real-life stories with Big Eyes, a biopic on Walter and Margaret Keane, the artistic duo responsible for the Big Eyed kid craze of the 1950s and 60s. The Weinstein Company and Yahoo! have just released the first poster featuring stars Christoph Waltz and Amy Adams.Directed and produced by Tim Burton, Big Eyes is based on the true story of Walter Keane (Christoph Waltz), who was one of the most successful painters of the 1950s and early 1960s.

‘Hot Tub Time Machine 2' Bumped From Christmas Day to 2015 Paramount has moved back “Hot Tub Time Machine” from this Christmas to Feb. 20, 2015. It's a wise move by Paramount, which not only has its hands full this awards season, but steers clear of Sony's James Franco-Seth Rogen comedy “The Interview,” which recently moved to Christmas Day from its original October release date. The day Sony moved “The Interview” to Christmas Day, TheWrap asked Paramount if it has plans to shift the “Hot Tub Time Machine” sequel, though a studio spokesperson said it did not.

Vacation Director John Francis Daley Teases Freaks and Geeks Reunion John Francis Daley has talked to Vulture three weeks into directing the new Vacation reboot, which he co-wrote with screenwriting partner Jonathan Goldstein (Horrible Bosses), and has offered a hint at a possible "Freaks and Geeks" reunion!

‘St. Vincent’ Review: Bill Murray Wallows in Feel-Good Clichés “St. Vincent” represents the kind of film that could simultaneously win Bill Murray an Oscar and leave an indelible black mark on his résumé. It's so thoroughly artificial that the Coke Zero you bought in the lobby will look like a shot of wheatgrass juice by comparison. See video: Bill Murray Gets Drunk, Visits Naomi Watts at Strip Club in ‘St. Vincent’ Trailer (Video) When it comes to feel-good clichés, “St.

Andrew Jay Cohen Takes A Thrill Ride Bad Neighbours writer to direct horror comedyFollowing the success of Bad Neighbours, writer Andrew Jay Cohen has wrangled himself a promotion for his next gig. He'll step up to direct Thrill Ride, based on a pitch that he and his writing cohort Brendan O'Brien have cooked up.Fox bought the idea, and Cohen and O'Brien will also produce along with Chernin Entertainment. The story involves the senior class at a high school where bullying is rife.

'Ghostbusters 3' Adds New Screenwriter, Confirms Female Stars

2:34 PM 10/8/2014 by Jeff Giles
Ghostbusters 3
After a quarter-century of stops and starts, it appears as though a third installment in the Ghostbusters franchise may actually be coming together -- and it even looks like the most recent of the many, many rumors surrounding the project might even have been on target.
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