Between his work on The State and Wet Hot American Summer, David Wain pretty much has a free pass from me. Role Models was more a work for hire gig for the director, and I’ve been hoping his next film would be something brewed more from (or in accordance with) his own sensibility. Now there’s word that he may make his first comic book-based film, with an adaptation of the graphic novel Too Cool to Be Forgotten. Read More »
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Posted on Monday, December 28th, 2009 by Peter Sciretta
Over the past week we’ve been featuring top 10 lists from famous filmmakers and critics, listing their top films of the year and decade: John Waters, Quentin Tarantino, and Roger Ebert. Today we bring you two more additions: Ron Howard‘s Favorite Movies of 2009 and Wet Hot American Summer/Role Models director David Wain‘s Best So-So Movies of the Decade.
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Since our original posting on March 6th, we’ve added over 20 new names to our listing of all the screenwriters, directors and actors/actresses on Twitter. The additions include: Donald Glover, Roger Avary, David Hewlett, Kate Hewlett, Brea Grant, Mark Romanek, David Wain, Jon Hurwitz, Joe Lynch, David Bruckner, James Moran, Michael Stephenson, Sean Flanery, Aubrey Plaza, Rian Johnson, Faizon Love, David Blue, James Kyson Lee, Jonathan King, Aziz Ansari, John Cleese, and Danny Masterson. Head on over to our original post for the updates.
Little Fockers, the third film in the Meet The Parents trilogy is finally entering the casting stages — Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro and Owen Wilson are in talks with Universal to return.
Meet the Parents and Meet The Fockers director Jay Roach will not helm the third film as he’s too busy prepping Dinner For Schmucks, but is expected to produce. According to THR, the new directing candidates include Paul Weitz (In Good Company, About a Boy) David Wain (Wet Hot American Summer, Role Models); and Peyton Reed (Bring it On, Yes Man). Reed seems like the best choice out of the bunch for this type of material.