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Zac Efron Reportedly In Talks To Star In ‘Baywatch’ Movie With Dwayne Johnson

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Zac Efron is reportedly in talks to star in a big screen version of Baywatch. The former High School Musical star is in negotiations with producers for the upcoming Paramount Pictures film. Dwayne Johnson is also reportedly on board and the pair will be directed by Horrible Bosses director Seth Gordon.

Zac EfronZac Efron at the L.A. premiere of Neighbors in April 2014.

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Uncharted Movie To Start Filming In 2015 With An Actor Of Mark Wahlberg's Standing, Apparently

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A movie adaptation of the popular video game franchise Uncharted has been in the works since 2008. Since then, three iterations of the game now exist with a highly anticipated fourth coming to the PS4. The movie, according to director Seth Gordon, will start filming in early 2015. 

Uncharted 4Uncharted 4: A Thief's End will be, you guessed it, the fourth game in the Uncharted series

On Uncharted, Gordon told Zap2it that filming should kick off  “very early next year. That's the plan,” while promoting "Marry Me" at the 2014 summer TV press tour. "That's like tomorrow, essentially,” he joked “because the prep is so complicated for the movie."

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4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards

Chris Parnell - 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 19th June 2014

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After SNL, Where Does Jason Sudeikis Go Next?

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Jason Sudeikis, the most high profile member of the Saturday Night Live cast, has announced he will not be returning to the show in the fall. Sudeikis is following comedians Bill Hader, Fred Armisen, Andy Samberg, Seth Meyers and Kristen Wiig out of the long-running show, leaving NBC bosses with a dilemma on their hands as they seek to keep the show relevant, popular and most of all funny for its 39th season.

Sudeikis, who has worked on the show for 10 years, announced the news during a taping of the Late Show with David Letterman,

"Yeah, I'm going to leave. Yeah, I'm not coming back next fall." he told the veteran host, to a bewildered audience. Letterman had apparently not heard of the departure and began asking the actor questions about life working on the show, with the 37-year-old dropping the bombshell shortly after.

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Always The Bridesmaid? Melissa McCarthy’s Identity Thief Won’t Steal Your Heart

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For some time, it looked as though Melissa McCarthy was on track to follow the likes of Kristen Wiig and Tina Fey, to becoming one of those faultless American comic actresses that can seemingly do no wrong. We fell in love with her in Bridesmaids and she kept us entertained in 'Mike and Molly'. Her next major release, though, Identity Thief, has not gone down well with the critics and looks to be something of a doozy, with its clichéd slapstick and corny ending. We expected more from Melissa McCarthy, but Identity Thief just doesn’t deliver the goods.

Along with co-star Jason Bateman (who plays Every Jason Bateman Role Ever, Again), Melissa manages to get a decent tally of belly laughs out of the audience but it’s not enough to save Identity Thief from being just another bog-standard comedy. Diana (McCarthy) is a techno-savvy identity thief, who doesn’t bank on messing with a victim like Sandy (Bateman), who hunts her down in order to get his identity back and cling on the promotion he’d just got when he was wrongly arrested for credit card fraud.

McCarthy and Bateman get a thumbs up for their individual performances but as Magnola Dhargis writes, for New York Times, “it is entirely possible to ignore the worst parts of this movie, to drift along during the lulls, slide over the half-baked jokes and just wait for Ms. McCarthy and Mr. Bateman to do their things.” With a disappointing 23% on the Rotten Tomatoes reviews site, it looks as though director Seth Gordon has failed to make another Horrible Bosses and appears to have gone down the road of his 2008 flop, Four Christmasses. Let’s hope McCarthy’s future movie plans can do a U-turn on the damage done to her reputation, here. 

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Life After Bridesmaids: Melissa McCarthy And Hubby Ben Falcone Have Major Movie Projects In Pipeline

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Melissa McCarthy’s career has been going from strength to strength since appearing in the 2011 hit comedy Bridesmaids. Now, McCarthy and her husband and working partner Ben Falcone have a series of major projects in the pipeline with Universal and Fox. The projects will be helmed by On the Day, the production company formed by Melissa and Ben.

First up is Michelle Darnell, which has been snapped up by Universal, according to The Hollywood Reporter. This particular project centers around a character created by the working couple and is set to star Melissa McCarthy, who will also be producing along with Falcone. Universal have also taken on Cousin Irv From Mars, based on the recent book by Bruce Eric Kaplan (the New Yorker cartoonist, who has also written scripts for Seinfeld and Six Feet Under). On the Day will also be taking on Fox’s adaptation of the comic self-help sex guide, Just Do It: How One Couple Turned Off the TV and Turned On Their Sex Lives for 101 Days (No Excuses!). The adaptation is taken from a book by Douglas Brown, who told the story of his and his wife’s attempts to rekindle their sex lives after 14 years of marriage.

McCarthy is soon to appear in Universal’s Identity Thief, alongside Jason Bateman, with Seth Gordon in the director’s seat. 

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Los Angeles Premiere Of 'Identity Thief'

Seth Gordon - Los Angeles premiere of 'Identity Thief' Los Angeles California United States Monday 4th February 2013

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'Horrible Bosses' UK Premiere Held At BFI Southbank - Arrivals

Seth Gordon Wednesday 20th July 2011 'Horrible Bosses' UK premiere held at BFI Southbank - Arrivals London, England

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Los Angeles Premiere Of Warner Bros. Pictures Horrible Bosses Held At The Grauman's Chinese Theatre

Seth Gordon - Director Seth Gordon Hollywood, California - Los Angeles Premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures Horrible Bosses held at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre Thursday 30th June 2011

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Horrible Bosses Trailer

Nick Hendricks (a management candidate), Kurt Buckman (an accountant) and Dale Arbus (a dental assistant) are three best friends who love their jobs. However, for the three of them, there is just one thing coming between them and their happiness - their evil bosses.

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Seth Gordon At The Warner Brother Presentation At The CinemaCon Convention At Caesar's Palace. Las Vegas, Nevada

Seth Gordon and Las Vegas Thursday 31st March 2011 Seth Gordon at the Warner Brother Presentation at the CinemaCon Convention at Caesar's Palace. Las Vegas, Nevada

The King Of Kong Review

Video games, especially the old ones, are machines that challenge pattern recognition and memory. As a sport, there isn't enough movement or prowess for video gaming to be marketed correctly, let alone be widely accepted. There's also the matter of the players being, by-and-large, our worst nightmare: geeks. That's right, I said our worst nightmare. We know that we're just like them, just a bit more covert about our obsessions. Geeks and nerds may know the name of every breed of alien on Star Trek, but then 85 percent of Yankees fans could tell you the ERA of every pitcher to grace the mound since they were born.

The documentary The King of Kong saunters into the theater with this information already pre-packed in its microchips, and that's what makes it such a fascinating film. The grand poobah of the gaming elite is a dark-haired devil named Billy Mitchell, who has owned the top scores for Pac-Man and Donkey Kong since Walter Day, founder of gaming scorekeepers Twin Galaxies, began tabulating in the early 1980s. Mitchell owns the identity of the athlete in the gaming pantheon. In almost every sense, Billy is every gamer's fantasy: a celebrity based solely on his video game talents. He also markets and sells his own brand of hot sauce, Rickey's.

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New York Doll Review

The New York Dolls represent a curiosity in the history of rock music, a band that influenced many but never made a huge mark on its own. This small documentary tracks the rise and fall of the Dolls, focusing on Arthur "Killer" Kane, who became a Mormon after bottoming out of his drug addiction. Eventually the Dolls reunite to play a rough show, though "staging a comeback" is an awfully nice way to put it. If you're a fan of the group (or of enigmatic leader David Johansen, whose face now appears to be melting off his head), you'll enjoy the film. Others may not care enough to see it through.

Cry_wolf Review

AOL Instant Messenger has denied me the following screennames on the basis that someone else has them: "Bicker4," "PhantomK678," "GrizzMan," "Korgon27," "Giglifan2," and "PandaBear." Besides the heartbreak that I suffered because I couldn't express my love for Bic Lighters, this denial led me to a very generic name that I have only stuck with out of laziness. So, the fact that the killer in Jeff Wadlow's Cry_Wolf simply got the screenname "Wolf" without a number or extra letter attached sticks out as inaccurate in a film already full to the brim with improbability and inconsistencies.

The movie concerns a group of bored, privileged high school students at a private school. This particular group has a love for games about lying, which they come together to play once a week. All is hunky dory in their group until their ringleader Dodger (Lindy Booth) brings in an outsider named Owen (Julian Morris), a British newbie who got kicked out of his last school for drug possession and for getting a bit too close to the headmaster's daughter. In a flash of creativity, the group cooks up one big lie for the entire school to fall into, involving the murder of a local townie. The lie is simple: A serial killer called The Wolf is terrorizing campus and will strike again when the full moon is out. Suddenly, strange messages show up, people's rooms are wrecked, and people are running for their lives away from a person dressed to fit the description of The Wolf.

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