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Will Ferrell Eyes Role Of Russ Meyer In 'Russ & Roger Go Beyond'

fb.indiewire.com – Hollywood has been trying to bring the saga of Russ Meyer on the big screen. And why not? The filmmaker had an outsized life, and loved uh, outsized, women and put his own, weird mark on cinematic history. 19 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg Reuniting for 'Daddy's Home'

8:20 AM 6/5/2014 by Jeff Giles
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Will Ferrell and Vince Vaughn nearly reunited for the new comedy Daddy's Home last year, but the project fell apart. Now, reports Deadline, it's back on again -- only this time, Ferrell's Other Guys co-star Mark Wahlberg is in talks to join the cast.

Richard Linklater to Direct Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis

feedproxy.google.com – Were you your only friend that was like, super into The Campaign? Like at every chill hang you suggest putting it on, but you get rebuked and your friends just put on Old School for the 80th time? Well, today is your day. This morning news came out of Cannes ... 30 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman

TriStar Wins Will Ferrell Comic Pitch ‘The Yank’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: TriStar has pre-emptively bought The Yank, a pitch for a star vehicle for Will Ferrell to play a mild mannered insurance courier who gets caught up in a conspiracy to steal the Crown Jewels in London. The fish out of water comedy will be written by Steve Pink and his writing partner Jeff Morris, and Mosaic is producing with Gary Sanchez Productions. 33 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman

Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly Re-Team With Adam McKay On Sony’s ‘Border Guards’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: After cranking out two big hit comedies in Talladega Nights and Step Brothers, Sony Pictures is back in business with Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and John C. Reilly. The studio has closed a deal with a deal with Jesse Armstrong to write Border Guards. It’s a comedy that McKay is eyeing to direct, with Ferrell and Reilly playing two hapless but earnest friends who decide to give purpose to their lives by protecting America’s borders from illegal immigrants. 35 weeks 1 day ago via brucelee

Will Ferrell to Lead Another Tennis Film on Battle of the Sexes Match

feedproxy.google.com – Back in February we learned that Danny Boyle was developing a film about the famous "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs in 1973. And since Hollywood likes movies in pairs every year now, it only makes sense that another film focusing on the same subject is in the works. 36 weeks 6 days ago via jetli

T.I. Joins Will Ferrell Comedy ‘Get Hard’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Rapper-actor Tip “T.I.” Harris has landed a role opposite Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart in WB’s Etan Cohen-directed comedy Get Hard. In the Gary Sanched-produced Get Hard, the self-professed King of the South will play Joaquin, Hart’s street-wise cousin who helps Hart prep Ferrell’s millionaire fraudster for prison. Harris has been racking up the acting credits lately. 38 weeks 2 days ago via jetli

'Community's' Alison Brie to 'Get Hard' with Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart

hitfix.com – Alison Brie ("Community") is set to play Will Ferrell's fiancee in the new big-screen comedy "Get Hard," which centers on a convicted white-collar executive who toughens up for prison with the help of the man who washes his car (Kevin Hart). 39 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen

New in Theaters: 'The Monuments Men,' 'The Lego Movie,' 'Vampire Academy'

8:16 PM 2/7/2014 by Logan Falk
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We’ve another diverse group of new releases coming into theaters this weekend—a war drama based on a true story that you’ll have to see to believe, the latest young adult film featuring some kind of supernatural being, and the unlikely hero, an animated film utilizing popular children’s (and many adult’s) toys.

With 100% Tomatometer So Far, The Lego Movie Is Shaping Up as One of the Best-Reviewed Movies of 2014

7:50 PM 2/4/2014 by Binh Ngo
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The Lego Movie won't be in theaters until this Friday, but if the trend holds, it is a candidate for one of the best-reviewed movies of 2014. As of this writing, the movie has a 100% on the Tomatometer, with 22 reviews counted, making it the best-reviewed wide release of the year.

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