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Ken Marino Joins Comedy Heist Film

1st July 2014

Ken Marino has been added to the cast of a new comedy heist film. The 'Wanderlust' actor has signed on to star alongside Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson and Kristen Wiig in the untitled project formerly...

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Jason Sudeikis To Star In Comedy Heist?

26th June 2014

Jason Sudeikis is in talks to star in a new comedy heist film.The ''Horrible Bosses' funnyman could star alongside fellow comedians Kristen Wiig, Zach Galafianakis and Owen Wilson in the movie - which was previously...

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Jim Carrey To Play Real-life Bankrobber

1st February 2013

Jim Carrey is set to team up with Napoleon Dynamite director Jared Hess to bring the real-life story of a banker-turned-bankrobber to the big screen.Reports suggest The Mask star has signed up to lead the...

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Jim Carrey To Star In Loomis Fargo?

16th October 2012

Jim Carrey is reportedly in negotiations to star in 'Loomis Fargo'.The 'Truman Show' star is said to be in talks with 'Napoleon Dynamite' director Jared Hess and producers Lorne Michaels and John Goldwyn about starring...

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Napoleon Dynamite To Become Animated Series

12th October 2010

The cult comedy film NAPOLEON DYNAMITE starring JON HEDER is set to become an animated series, reports MTV News. The 2004 indie favourite about a small-town kid became an instant hit when it was released,...

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Costello Adamant Napoleon Dynamite Was His Idea

2nd December 2008

ELVIS COSTELLO is still upset with moviemaker JARED HESS for using his mid-1980s alter-ego NAPOLEON DYNAMITE in his hit 2004 film - and refusing to credit the rocker. Hess maintains the name of his socially-challenged...

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Voight, Cain + Stamp To Star In Mormon Massacre Movie

25th January 2007

JON VOIGHT, DEAN CAIN and TERENCE STAMP are set to upset Mormons across America by revisiting the religion's darkest day in a controversial new film. SEPTEMBER DAWN recalls the Mountain Meadows Massacre in 1857, when...

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Nacho Libre Director Got Spanish Skills From Monks

21st June 2006

Director JARED HESS gained the Spanish skills he needed to direct Mexican wrestling film NACHO LIBRE by spending two years in a Mormon missionary in Venezuela. The NAPOLEON DYNAMITE director shot his new film, which...

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Mexican Beauty Tips Black For Sex Symbol Status

9th June 2006

Mexican movie pin-up ANA DE LA REGUERA is convinced portly JACK BLACK is set to become a sex symbol in her country - as wrestler NACHO LIBRE. The pretty Latina plays Black's love interest in...

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Fascinating Fact 1344

7th April 2006

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star DOLLY the llama has been sold by the mother of the film's director JARED HESS. The mammal was a pet, but the director's mum agreed to sell her to the new owners...

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Fascinating Fact 1063

23rd February 2006

BECK has signed up to score NAPOLEON DYNAMITE director JARED HESS' new film project NACHO LIBRE, which stars JACK BLACK as a priest-turned-Mexican wrestler....

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Black Eager To Play Mexican Priest

24th April 2005

JACK BLACK is eager to begin filming his role as a Mexican priest who lives a double life as a wrestler, because the project will team him up with longtime collaborator MIKE WHITE again....

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