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Ben Stiller To Star In Comedy Brad’S Status

Sidney Kimmel Entertainment (SKE) and Brad Pitt's production company Plan B Entertainment announced on Wednesday (13Jul16) that they will be financing and producing the movie, along with David Bernad. Ben is in final negotiations to...

Ben Stiller To Star In Brad's Status

Ben Stiller is to star in new comedy movie 'Brad's Status'.The 'Zoolander 2' actor will take the lead role in the film, which has been written by 'School of Rock' creator Mike White who is...

Penelope Cruz: 'Kissing Scarlett And Charlize Was Not Bad'

The Spanish star spoke cautiously when asked whether Scarlett Johansson or Charlize Theron was the best at locking lips during an appearance on US TV show Watch What Happens Live on Wednesday (17Feb16).The 41-year-old smooched...

Ben Stiller: 'I'm Still Processing Mother's Death'

Beloved actress Anne died on 23 May (15) at the age of 85, and two days after her passing, Ben took to social media to thank fans for their condolences and outpouring of...

Javier Bardem Was On Set For Ben Stiller's Zoolander 2 Boob Grab

Stiller thought it would be a hoot to write a scene in the new Zoolander sequel, in which he holds on to Cruz's character Valentina from behind "for buoyancy" as she suggests they...

Stiller And Wilson Enjoyed Finding The Old Groove In Zoolander 2

So why did it take so long for Ben Stiller to return to one of his most beloved, iconic characters? "We probably would have made a sequel the year after the movie came out," he...

Zoolander 2'S Stupid Humour Has Left Critics Unenthusiastic

One sequel that has apparently divided critics this month is the long awaited 'Zoolander 2'; apparently not worth the wait as the ridiculous jokes have either been brutally slammed by reviewers, or wholeheartedly accepted as...

Penelope Cruz Was 'Delirious' Strutting Down Zoolander 2'S Premiere Runway

The Spanish beauty has been busy on the promotional trail for the movie, which stars Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson as rival male supermodels Derek Zoolander and Hansel, respectively, and they reprised their...

Zoolander 2 Stars Turn Red Carpet Into Runway For New York Premiere

The much-anticipated sequel to the style-centred film had its U.S. debut at the Lincoln Center, which is appropriately the former home of New York Fashion Week. And two days before the annual...

Ben Stiller Wanted Former First Lady Laura Bush In Zoolander 2 Orgy Scene

The actor reveals he approached George W. Bush's 69-year-old wife to join the many guest stars making an appearance in the new fashion comedy, but she declined before Ben could detail exactly what...

Ben Stiller Addresses Female Viagra In Parody Super Bowl Commercial

As usual, the weekend's Super Bowl featured some hilarious commercials from a range of celebrities including Amy Schumer, Liam Neeson, Christopher Walken and Kevin Hart. But also it seems a lot of ads didn't make...

Ben Stiller And Owen Wilson Turn Up As 'Zoolander' Characters On 'Snl'

Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson made a surprise appearance on ‘Saturday Night Live’ as their dim-witted characters from the Zoolander sequel, and gave their unique insights into the pressing political issues of the day.The pair...

Ben Stiller And Owen Wilson Strike A Pose At 'Zoolander No 2' Premiere

Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson brought fun, fashion and laughs to London last night, for the premiere of Zoolander No.2 in the capital’s Leicester Square. They were joined by co-stars Christine Taylor, Penelope Cruz and...

Ben Stiller Pouts His Way Into The Record Books At Zoolander 2 Premiere

The actor reprises his role of model Derek Zoolander in the comedy sequel, and he put the character's famous 'blue steel' pose to good use by gathering the cast on the red carpet...

Ben Stiller: 'Bowie Cameo Was Career High Point'

The late singer, who passed away from cancer in January (16), starred in the 2001 comedy flick as himself, judging Ben's alter ego Derek Zoolander in a runway walk-off between him and rival model Hansel...

Ben Stiller Live Tweets His Experience Watching First 'Zoolander' Movie

With less than a fortnight to go until Zoolander 2 hits the big screen, its star Ben Stiller decided to get nostalgic and live tweet the original movie from 2001, in the process revealing quite...

Ben Stiller And Owen Wilson Cause Chaos In Rome

The two actors staged the stunt at the luxury Valentino shop in the city on Sunday (31Jan16) to promote the movie's upcoming sequel Zoolander 2, and Ben alerted fans in a post on...

Heidi Klum Was Too Busy For Zoolander 2 Cameo

The German star made an appearance in the original 2001 comedy, which starred Ben and Owen Wilson as warring male models, and she was asked to return to make a cameo in new sequel Zoolander...

Blue Steel Hits The Big Time: Derek Zoolander Lands First Vogue Cover

Derek Zoolander is the cover star for February’s issue of Vogue, alongside Penelope Cruz. With Zoolander 2 hitting cinemas on February 12th it’s about time the ridiculously good-looking male model landed on the cover of...

10 Most Anticipated Films Of 2016

As always, there are far too many sequels, spin-offs, remakes and reboots clogging the cinemas, but surely some will be worth the effort. (Release dates are subject to change.)10. The Hateful EightTarantino kicks off the...

'Zoolander 2' Co-writer Justin Theroux Responds To Criticism Over Benedict Cumberbatch's Character

Zoolander 2 co-writer Justin Theroux has the defend the film against critics who have called for it to be boycotted over Benedict Cumberbatch’s character. Cumberbatch’s character Ali was accused by some of being ‘transphobic’ when...

'Zoolander 2' Breaks Record For Most Watched Comedy Trailer

Zoolander 2 is still months away from hitting cinemas, but it’s already broken a record thanks to its trailer. The comedy, starring Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson, is released on February 2nd, but fans have...

Ben Stiller Reunites With Owen Wilson At Birthday Party

The actor/director does not mark the milestone until 30 November (15), but he celebrated early with a special bash thrown by his actress wife Christine Taylor. The event was held at the...

Protesters Threaten Zoolander 2 Boycott

Zoolander 2 is a follow-up to the original 2001 movie, with director/actor Ben and Owen Wilson reprising their roles as two warring male models. They are joined in the new film by...

Petition Calls For Boycott Of 'Zoolander 2' Over 'Harmful' Trans Character

Just days after its first trailer hit, the upcoming Zoolander sequel has come under fire due to Benedict Cumberbatch’s character. Cumberbatch plays an androgynous model named Ali in the film, but some LGBT activists have...

Ben Stiller To Narrate Madison Square Garden Documentary

The Hollywood actor has signed up to lend his voice to 10 episodes of a show titled The Garden’s Defining Moments, which celebrates some of the greatest times in the venue's history....

Benedict Cumberbatch Shuns Gender Norms As 'Zoolander 2' Supermodel [Trailer + Pictures]

The significance of that hilarious selfie poster for 'Zoolander 2' has finally been made clear with the new trailer; it seems that there's a murderer out there intent on wiping out all the hot celebs...

Ben Stiller And Owen Wilson Snap Selfies In 'Zoolander 2' [Posters]

'Zoolander' returns next year (finally, we've waited long enough) and it seems Hansel and Derek have updated with the times and adopted the selfie craze that we all know and love in the brand new...

Ben Stiller Honours Late Mother At Memorial Service

The actress passed away in May (15) at the age of 85, prompting an outpouring of grief from across the Hollywood community. Ben joined his comedian father Jerry Stiller to host a...

Owen Wilson's Hope For Zoolander 2

Owen Wilson thinks 'Zoolander 2' has a ''chance'' of being funny.The 46-year-old actor has already completed filming for the highly-anticipated sequel to him and Ben Stiller's 2001 offering and hopes it will live up to...

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