Rob Lowe, Rainn Wilson And Dane Cook Risked The Wrath Of Movie Bosses By Tweeting About The New Star Wars Blockbuster Following Its Premiere.
The unveiling of Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, the seventh film in the sci-fi franchise, in Los Angeles on Monday night (15Dec15) was shrouded by heightened security measures in a bid to keep the movie's plot under wraps ahead of its general release later this week (beg14Dec15).
Reports suggest guests and critics at the glitzy Los Angeles screening, which took place in three cinemas to cope with the high demand for tickets, were asked to sign a non-disclosure agreement to keep spoilers secret.
However, a number of stars have risked angering bosses at Disney, the studio behind the new movie, by taking to Twitter.com to share their opinions with fans.
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American singer-songwriter Demi Lovato has been announced as the new Smurfette in 'Get Smurfy'.
Demi Lovato is replacing Katy Perry as the voice of Smurfette in the third Smurfs feature film.
The 22-year-old singer will voice the part in the sequel 'Get Smurfy' and takes the place of Katy, who starred in the first two films released in 2011 and 2013.
In a promotional video released to introduce the new casting, the 'Heart Attack' singer said: ''I'm so excited to announce that I will be voicing Smurfette in the new fully-animated Smurfs movie.''
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Everyone knows fourth grade school children can be little monsters, but what happens when things get way too literal? That's what a bunch of unwitting teachers are about to discover on a seemingly normal working day. Clint Hadson is a substitute teacher who arrives at an elementary school already nervous of what lies ahead. But when some of the children start erupting in strange hives and violently lashing out at each other, it begins to become clear that a horrific virus has hit every pre-pubescent person in the building causing them to launch a vicious, flesh eating assault on their teachers. The grown-ups lock themselves away from the danger and meet one young boy who seems to have evaded the disease. It appears to be a food-borne epidemic resulting from lunchtime's chicken nuggets, and it looks like they're not the only school in the nation with problem pupils...
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The film will tell the stranger-than-fiction tale of Gary Faulkner, who tried to single handedly take down Osama Bin Laden.
Russell Brand and Rainn Wilson have joined the cast of Nicolas Cage’s upcoming comedy Amy Of One, adding to a list which already includes Denis O’Hare, Ken Marino, Paul Scheer and Wendi McLendon-Covey. The film is said to have begun filming earlier this month and is due for release sometime next year.
Nicolas Cage will star in the comedy as Gary Faulkner.
The comedy is based around a stranger-than-fiction GQ article by Chris Heath on Colorado resident Gary Faulkner. In 2010 Faulkner decided he was going to be the one to take down Osama Bin Laden, armed only with a sword bought from a home shopping network and a pair of night-vision goggles.
'Gracepoint' stars Anna Gunn and David Tennant posed together on the blue carpet at the FOX Network Upfront presentation at The Beacon Theater in New York alongside a host of other recognisable TV faces.
Actor Rainn Wilson is helping to raise awareness about mental health issues by producing a new Tv special.
The Office star is producing Life Continued: Defeating Depression for his SoulPancake company and the show will air on MTv on World Mental Health Day, which falls on 10 October (13).
The programme will tell the stories of two American college students battling depression, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Russell Crowe, Kristin Chenoweth, Steve Martin and Rainn Wilson are among the stars who have praised Seth MacFarlane's Oscars hosting stint in the wake of cirticism over his controversial jokes.
The 'Family Guy' creator has come under fire for some of his more daring jokes at the Academy Awards on Sunday night (24.02.13) but the 'Les Miserables' star and comic actor Steve - who has hosted the ceremony three times, in 2001, 2003, and 2010 - think he did a great job.
Russell tweeted: ''Congratulations @SethMacFarlane , you did great mate, handled it all with grace, #topjob (sic)''
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The Office star Rainn Wilson (he plays the role of Dwight) has recorded a spoof of Angus T Jones’ recent interview, in which he branded Two and a Half Men (the show he’s paid thousands of dollars to appear in, playing the role of Jake) “filth.” Jones was explaining how he’s found God and how the content of Two and a Half Men doesn’t sit easy with him any longer.
In the interview for Forerunner Chronicles, he pleads with viewers not to watch the show, saying “if you watch Two and a Half Men, please don’t watch Two and a Half Men. I’m on Two and a Half Men and I don’t want to be on it.” In his own send-up of the interview, which doubles as a promo for the new season of the US version of The Office. He begins the skit by looking into the camera and announcing “Dwight from The Office is nothing, ok? The Office is nothing… If you watch The Office, please don’t watch The Office. Because I’m on The Office; it’s filth. Okay? And that filth will rot your brain.” He continues: “Take it from me, who’s on The Office, please don’t watch The Office, Thursday nights at 9 o’clock on NBC. Do not watch this final season; that filth will rot your brain.”
Not only was it a cunning way of promoting the new series, it’s damned hilarious and further proof that Angus T Jones may well have lost the plot. Watch Rainn Wilson’s hilarious Angus T Jones spoof here:
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Fans of The Office won't be swapping filing cabinets and printers for scenic views and organic vegetables, as the rural spin off, previously announced in January and starring Dunder Mifflin's egomaniac salesman Dwight Schrute has been halted in its tracks.
"NBC has passed on moving forward with The Farm TV show. Had a blast making the pilot - onwards & upwards!" tweeted Rainn Wilson, who plays Schrute. He did, though, implore fans of the series not to be too downheartened, and to keep on watching the show, Reuters reported. The potential spin off would have seen Schrute working full time running a bed and breakfast inn at the beet farm with a cast of new characters. Matt Jones, who plays Badger on Breaking Bad, was to play Schrute's cousin Zeke. Sounds funny to us; we wish it'd been done! Wilson has previously promised that The Farm would be "even more far out and weird" than The Office. But NBC has lately expressed a taste for more mainstream comedy.
The U.S incarnation of The Office, which was created in the U.K by British funny man Ricky Gervais, is currently in its last season and producers have said it will tie up many of the characters' storylines and reveal the identity of those shooting the 'documentary' at the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company in Scranton.
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Earlier this year (12) the comedian shot a pilot episode of The Farm, which centred around his character Dwight Schrute's life away from the office running a beetroot farm and bed and breakfast.
However, Wilson took to his Twitter.com page on Monday (29Oct12) to let fans know the project has not been given the greenlight.
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