Fact: Actor/director Rob Reiner will be the 2014 recipient of the Film Society of Lincoln Center's Chaplin Award. The When Harry Met Sally director will be the guest of honour at the 41st gala in New York in April (14). Previous recipients include Alfred Hitchcock, Laurence Olivier, Elizabeth Taylor, Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. Last year (13), Barbra Streisand was honoured.
Fact: Oscar winners Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton are to team up on the big screen for the first time as neighbours in Rob Reiner's new comedy And So It Goes. The movie veterans will join World War Z star Sterling Jerins and singer Frankie Valli in the film, which will be shot this summer (13).
Fact: Hollywood star Jamie Lee Curtis and funnyman Rob Reiner are set to portray Zooey Deschanel's divorced parents on her hit U.S. comedy New Girl, according to Eonline.com. The Thanksgiving-themed episode will air around the holiday in November (12).
Fact: Actor/director Rob Reiner has signed on to play Leonardo DiCaprio's father in Martin Scorsese's upcoming The Wolf of Wall Street.
Fact: Harrison Ford and Mickey Rooney were among the initial cast choices for beloved U.S. sitcom ALL IN THE FAMILY. Rooney passed because he didn't want to play bigoted ARCHIE BUNKER and Ford turned down the role of son-in-law 'MEATHEAD'. The roles eventually went to CARROLL O'CONNOR and When Harry Met Sally director Rob Reiner
Quote: "I was just hoping to see her naked, so I could see what Bogey saw. But I saw nothing!" Moviemaker Rob Reiner on hoping to catch his hero Humphrey Bogart's lover Lauren Bacall nude while directing her in 1990 film MISERY.