@geekgirldiva @batemanjason I don't think I improvised anything in that movie.
John Gilbert in the press room at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 27th February 2017
Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 26th February 2017
Seth Rogen - Los Angeles premiere of 'Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising' held at Westwood Village Theatre - Arrivals at Westwood Village Theatre - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 16th May 2016
Seth Rogen - Los Angeles premiere of 'Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising' held at Westwood Village Theatre - Arrivals at Regency Village Theatre - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 17th May 2016
Steve Jobs stars Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogan and Jeff Daniels.
Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs, the biopic on the late Apple founder, has been announced as closing this year’s BFI London Film Festival on October 18th. It will mark the third time a feature of Boyle’s has closed the annual festival, with Slumdog Millionaire receiving the honour in 2008 and 127 Hours in 2010.
Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs.
The October 18th screening will mark the film's European premiere, while on October 3rd it will premiere at the New York Film Festival before opening in the US on October 10th. The film is based on Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography on the Apple founder, Steve, and was written by Aaron Sorkin.
Continue reading: Danny Boyle's 'Steve Jobs' Biopic To Close London Film Festival
Michael Cera will voice Robin in the upcoming ‘Lego Batman’ movie.
Michael Cera will reunite with his Arrested Development co-star, Will Arnett, for the upcoming Lego Batman movie. Arnett voices Batman and Cera has signed on to voice his side-kick, Robin. The news was confirmed on Thursday (16th July).
Michael Cera at a photocall for This Is Our Youth in New York in August 2014.
Po the giant panda may be ever increasing his prowess at kung-fu, but he still has a lot to learn. Even so he faces yet another dangerous threat to China in the form of the evil spirit Kai, who is determined to take over the country by robbing various martial arts masters of their powers. Meanwhile, Po has a few personal problems to contend with. His long lose biological father has re-appeared out of the blue, looking for his soon having sensed that he is still alive somewhere. And so, Po returns to where he was born - though he has never felt less at home. He is being pressured into an arranged marriage with a needy panda named Mei Mei, but he's got to put his family issues on hold if he wants to save China yet again. Unfortunately, the only way he can do it is by training up his new panda neighbours in the art of kung fu - he's never had a more difficult task than this.
Continue: Kung-Fu Panda 3 - Teaser Trailer
Steve Jobs was an entrepreneur from the day of his birth and became one of the biggest technology pioneers the world has ever seen. Without any prior knowledge of programming, engineering or, indeed, any technical/computing experience of any kind, he set out to launch a computer with bucket loads of promise - all with the help and expertise of his friend Steve Wozniak. Little did they know of the tumultuous times that lay ahead, of how the resulting business would shape and damage Jobs' social and family life, and indeed his health.
Continue: Steve Jobs - First Look Trailer
Dominic Cooper will play Reverend Jesse Custer in the upcoming adaptation of the comic book series 'Preacher'.
Dominic Cooper has been cast in AMC's adaptation of the comic book series Preacher. Executive producer Seth Rogen confirmed the news on Twitter on Friday (17th April). "We have Jesse Custer! Dominic Cooper is gonna save our souls," Rogen wrote.
Dominic Cooper has been cast in Preacher.
'The Maze Runner' and 'Neighbors' also scooped awards.
It's difficult to argue with the results of this year's MTV Movie Awards victors, who took home their much-deserved accolades on Sunday (April 12th 2015). The top prize of Movie Of The Year went to Josh Boone's adaptation of the John Green novel 'The Fault In Our Stars' - but who else won big at the 2015 ceremony?
Shailene Woodley took home a couple of awards herself; first for Best Female Performance in 'The Fault In Our Stars', and second for Best Kiss with Ansel Elgort. 'The Maze Runner' star Dylan O'Brien also won big, landing Breakthrough Performance, Best Hero and, of course, Best Fight with Will Poulter. O'Brien will reprise his role in the upcoming sequel 'Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials'. Meanwhile, Zac Efron's abs in 'Neighbors' predictably won him Best Shirtless Performance, while his onscreen chemistry with Dave Franco made them Best Duo. 'Neighbors' was also the winner of Best WTF Moment, with Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne taking home the award.
Continue reading: MTV Movie Awards: 'The Fault In Our Stars' Leads 2015 Winners
Seth Rogen's office in the Sony headquarters is causing quite the stink.
Seth Rogen has played down a report that suggested his office at Sony headquarters will have to be repainting in a bid to eradicate the smell of marijuana. Sources say that former chairman Amy Pascal is unable to move into her new office - previously occupied of Rogen and Evan Goldberg - because the stench cannot easily be removed.
Seth Rogen played down a story that suggested he did permanent damage to his Sony office with marijuana use
Pascal who is making the transition to on-the-lot producer will move from her current offices in the Irving Thalberg Building to a temporary office until the odour is eliminated.
Continue reading: Seth Rogen Rejects Story Of "Sony Office Smelling Of Weed"
Universal unveiled plans for a sequel to last summer's comedy blockbuster on Friday, which will reunite the original cast and take a female twist on the original.
Universal has announced a sequel to last summer’s hugely successful comedy that is set to reunite the original cast with a host of fresh faces. In news first broken by the Hollywood Reporter, Rose Byrne will return as Rogen’s on-screen wife, and director Nicholas Stoller is signed on once more.
Rogen is to team up with Zac Efron once more for a sequel to 2014's Neighbors
Continue reading: Seth Rogen And Zac Efron Set For 'Neighbors 2' In 2016
There's half of a great satire here, as Seth Rogen, James Franco and Evan Goldberg combine that freewheeling mayhem from This Is the End with some more pointed political comedy. But in its second half, the script begins to repeat its less-funny jokes, wallowing in smutty gags and excessive violence. These things may please the chuckleheads in the audience, but they wear everyone else out. And they make us work to see the film's much more enjoyable brom-com plot and sharp social commentary.
The story is centred around swaggering TV personality Dave Skylark (Franco), whose chat show majors in shocking celebrity revelations like Eminem's homosexuality or Rob Lowe's baldness. Dave's producer Aaron (Rogen) is feeling like a second-class newsmaker when he discovers that North Korean despot Kim Jong-un (Randall Park) is a fan of Dave's show and is willing to be interviewed live on camera. Then before they can head off, two CIA operatives (Lizzy Caplan and Reese Alexander) convince Dave and Aaron to assassinate Kim with a deadly drug. And when they arrive in Pongyang their mission is complicated when Aaron falls for Kim's media director Sook (Diana Bang) and Dave falls for Kim himself.
Yes, the film has a fairly standard romantic-comedy structure, as Dave and Aaron's close friendship is strained to the breaking point by the arrival of another man. Virtually all of the dialogue is infused with gay innuendo, double entendres and full-on sex jokes. Some of this is genuinely hilarious, such as the first time Dave and Kim discover their mutual love of Katy Perry's Firework. Then that joke is brought back four or five times, so by the end it's not even mildly amusing. Pretty much every gag in the film is beaten to death, even the ones that weren't funny to begin with. Thankfully, the actors' energy never flags.
Continue reading: The Interview Review
October 9th release date for the Boyle / Sorkin collaboration, just in time for awards season.
The troubled Steve Jobs biopic has finally announced a theatrical release date of October 9th this year. Strangely enough, that’s exactly the kind of time that judges start to think about awards nominations…
Shooting for the film, which has been the centre of a great deal of speculation because of its lengthy gestation and uncertain funding, began last month in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Danny Boyle, the man behind cult favourites such as Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire and 28 Days Later, as well as the London Olympics opening ceremony in 2012, is in the director’s chair.
Michael Fassbender will portray the Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in the forthcoming movie
Continue reading: Release Date For 'Steve Jobs' Movie Confirmed
'The Interview' is heading to Netflix.
Streaming service Netflix is to add the controversial comedy The Interview to its U.S. and Canadian catalogue beginning Saturday January 24, the company announced on Tuesday (January 18, 2014).
Seth Rogen [L] and James Franco [R] star in The Interview
As previously reported, Netflix had begun talks with Sony about licensing The Interview to streaming subscribers after Starz released the pay-TV window rights. However, Sony wanted to maximise digital and VOD sales and, as of Sunday, The Interview had generated more than $40 million in revenue through 5.8 million rentals.
Continue reading: Netflix To Stream 'The Interview' As Revenue Rockets Past $40 Million
It could yet end happily ever after for 'The Interview', as Netflix secures a deal with Sony Pictures to make the controversial comedy available to its American and Canadian subscribers.
It’s been quite a turnaround for The Interview in the last month. A little over four weeks ago, the Sony picture had been seemingly consigned to the dustbin following the studio’s cancellation of its release in the face of threats from cyberhackers.
But following its resounding success in its limited digital release, the rumoured Netflix deal has come to pass. Late on Tuesday, the online streaming service announced that the comedy would be available to its US and Canadian subscribers.
'The Interview' is coming to Netflix at the weekend, with Sony Pictures securing a deal with the streaming service
Continue reading: Netflix Confirms 'The Interview' Will Be Available At The Weekend
The remarkable story of the once-cancelled comedy continues, with plans for a European theatrical release and a rumoured Netflix deal.
The revival of The Interview, which so recently seemed to be doomed to the dustbin of movie history, continues unabated. Following the remarkable box office figures returned upon its limited release across the States, streaming service Netflix has tentatively expressed an interest in making the film available to its subscribers.
On Wednesday, Netflix’s chief content officer Ted Sarandos said in a press conference “People want to see the movie and we want to be able to deliver the movie.” However, he would not elaborate on the details of any efforts to secure the film. Sony Pictures had no comment on the possibility of such a deal either.
Netflix has signalled a potential deal to provide The Interview to its 53 million online subscribers
Continue reading: Netflix Says It Wants To Show 'The Interview'
The political comedy, starring James Franco and Seth Rogen, has been well-received in spite of its limited release.
Sony’s last minute Christmas Eve change of heart seems to have paid off, with its controversial film The Interview taking more than $15 million in online sales and rentals, it has been revealed.
In addition to the $2.8 million it made from its four-day opening run over 331 independent theaters that arranged to show the film on December 25th, good enough to put at 16th place in the box office charts, the comedy has become Sony’s highest grossing online release ever, according to Variety.
The Interview has made over $15 million in online rentals and purchases since its availability on December 25th.
Continue reading: 'The Interview' Makes $15 Million Online
After a bumpy start, the movie has found its footing.
So The Interview has received a fair bit of backlash for turning a complex political conflict into a raging bro fest, but creators Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Dan Sterling are laughing all the way to the bank. It didn’t matter that the Sony hack and threats resulted in the movie being pulled from theatres. After its Wednesday release, The Interview made $15 million on online sales alone.
If you were offended by The Interview, this information might make your head explode.
In just three days following Christmas Eve, The Interview has gone on to become Sony’s most downloaded title of all time. So... er... given the terrible reviews and comments online, are we seeing reverse psychology at work here? Or just good old fashioned American rebellion?
'The Interview' will screen after all, in some U.S theaters.
After the news that several theaters in the U.S are to screen the controversial comedy movie The Interview, Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton has insisted the studio did not cave under extreme pressure from North Korea to pull the film. Lynton spoke to CNN's Faree Zakaria and addressed comments made by President Barack Obama that Sony made a mistake by cancelling the release.
Seth Rogen [L] and James Franco [R} star in The Interview - which some movie theaters will screen from Christmas Day
"No [We did not make a mistake]. I - I think, actually, the unfortunate part is, in this instance, the president, the press and the public are mistaken as to what actually happened."
Continue reading: Theaters To Screen 'The Interview' As Sony Insists "We Did Not Cave"
'The Interview' will be given a limited release on Christmas Day and Seth Rogen, James Franco and President Obama are amongst those celebrating.
The Interview will be shown in limited cinemas in the US from Christmas Day. Sony Pictures Entertainment has granted the film's release despite threats from hackers directed at cinema goers. Mounting political pressure, including a number of statements released by President Barack Obama, is believed to have contributed to Sony's decision to release The Interview.
'The Interview' has caused all sorts of problems...
North Korea experienced a sweeping blackout to its internet service on Monday (November 22, 2014) with some experts suggesting the nation's access went "totally down" at one stage. The White House has declined to comment on whether the US government was responsible amid the international furore over the release of comedy movie The Interview, starring Seth Rogen and James Franco.
Seth Rogen and James Franco star in 'The Interview'
By Tuesday, North Korea appeared to be back online, though it was a strange outage given the country's apparent involvement in the recent Sony hack.
Continue reading: North Korea's Internet Goes Down Completely, Obama Stays Silent
Sony apparently have plans for Pineapple Express 2.
The latest leaked Sony emails show a fiery dispute over the budget of Pineapple Express 2 - a sequel to the 2008 action-comedy starring Seth Rogen and James Franco. The first film was a surprise hit and grossed $101 million worldwide on a budget of just $25 million.
Seth Rogen has been kicking ideas around for Pineapple Express 2
The stoner comedy was produced by Judd Apatow and written by Rogen and his pal Evan Goldberg (who recently worked on the controversial comedy The Interview). The comedy became an even bigger hit on home video, selling 2.5 million DVDs for $43 million in revenue in 2009 alone.
Continue reading: Sony Hack Reveals Dispute Over 'Pineapple Express 2' Budget
North Korea has accused the White House of involvement.
North Korea says it has "clear evidence" that Washington was heavily involved in the development of the comedy movie The Interview and has threatened to retaliate. The warnings come despite Sony Pictures decision to pull the release of the Seth Rogen movie following cyber-attacks, though to be rooted in Pyongyang.
Seth Rogen [L] and James Franco [R] head up The Interview
The accusations against the White House, which come in a 1,600-word statement, referred to the US as the "cesspool of terrorism" and called the movie "vicious and dastardly."
Continue reading: North Korea Has "Clear Evidence" That Washington Devised 'The Interview'
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