Santa Clarita Diet

Are you ready for seconds? Netflix has officially renewed its zombie mom series Santa Clarita Diet for a second season, and they have an announcement teaser full of body parts to prove it. Read More »

Santa Clarita Diet Trailer

A new Netflix original comedy series is coming to the streaming service next month starring Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore, but it’s not exactly what you would expect from either of them.

Santa Clarita Diet might sound like the latest weight loss craze for people to make their New Year’s resolutions come to fruition (and the teasers from a little while back certainly played into that). But it’s actually the new comedy series that finds Drew Barrymore as a normal suburban woman who happens to have died at some point, and yet has inexplicably kept on living her life, but with one big change: she is now hungry for raw flesh.

As any devoted husband would do, Joel (Timothy Olyphant) decides to help her satisfy her cravings, and her teenage daughter Abby (Liv Hewson) is totally cool with it too. Watch the new Santa Clarita Diet trailer to see how this all shakes out. Read More »

Santa Clarita Diet

I didn’t know that a Drew Barrymore / Timothy Olyphant cannibalism satire was something I needed in my life, but now that I know Santa Clarita Diet is happening I’m kind of upset it’s not already here. During the Golden Globes last night, Netflix debuted the first teasers for the new series, which hails from Better Off Ted and Andy Richter Controls the Universe creator Victor Fresco. Check ’em out below.  Read More »

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Timothy Olyphant is an actor we’re happy to see is starring in a new series. He’s the kind of performer you’re pleased to see show up in any medium, but with a show, it means our time isn’t limited with the Justified star, who has such a relaxed, natural charisma. With his new show, Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet, he’s acting alongside the equally charming Drew Barrymore, whose character undergoes a surprising change.

Below, learn what the Santa Clarita Diet is really about.

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Miss You Already Trailer

Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore star in the comedy Miss You Already, which will premiere soon at TIFF before opening in the US and UK later this fall. A film with Toni Collette in a lead role is something we’re always game to watch, and this one is particularly interesting as it is directed by Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight, Plush).

Here, Collette and Barrymore play friends with a strong bond who are rocked when one is diagnosed with cancer. The pair ultimately faces the problem head-on, but not without a significant struggle. Dominic Cooper, Paddy Considine, Tyson Ritter and Jacqueline Bisset also appear in the film; check out the Miss You Already trailer below.

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Blended trailer

Sixteen years after they first got together in The Wedding Singer (yes, you’re that old), Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, and director Frank Coraci have reunited once more for Blended. This time, the two stars play single parents who have one awful blind date together… and then, through a series of only-in-the-movies contrivances, find themselves on an African safari together with their kids.

Basically, think The Brady Bunch by way of Happy Madison, with a big dollop of the “white people discovering themselves in brown places” travelogue a la Eat Pray Love. But does the old Sandler-Barrymore chemistry still hold up? Find out after the jump with a new Blended trailer.

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Blended

First was The Wedding Singer, then 50 First Dates, now Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore team up once again for another Hollywood romantic comedy. This one is called Blended and it’s scheduled for release May 23. Directed by frequent Sandler collaborator Frank Coraci, Blended tells the story of two people who go on a terrible blind date, then find themselves on vacation together on African safari.

The trailer for the comedy just came out, and you can watch it below. Read More »

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Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore are teaming up a third time in the film Blended, a romantic comedy to follow The Wedding Singer and Fifty First Dates. (No relation between the films.)

A couple months ago we heard that a reunion of the two might be Sandler’s next movie. Now the family romantic comedy — about an awkward couple that ends up on a family vacation together in Africa — appears to be going forward with a script from Ivan Menchell and Claire Sera, revisions from Sandler and Tim Herlihy, and The Waterboy and The Wedding Singer director Frank Coraci behind the camera. But the story specifics suggest something a bit different from what we’re likely to get from the movie.

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After a few years attempting to return to his gross-out roots, Adam Sandler‘s next film drops him back into a more female-friendly genre: romantic comedy. Sandler will next star in an untitled Warner Bros. comedy about two families forced to deal with each other. Ivan Menchell and Claire Sera wrote the original draft, a director search is underway and Drew Barrymore has been approached to play the female lead. The duo have had on-screen romantic success before, in The Wedding Singer and 50 First Dates.

Though Sandler was expected to make a western called The Ridiculous 6 before anything else, script revisions have pushed that movie back and this will be next for him. Filming begins in May. Read more about the film below. Read More »

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Three years after making her directorial debut with the well-received Whip ItDrew Barrymore is preparing to get behind the camera again. The actress-turned-filmmaker has just finalized a deal to helm The End, a modestly budgeted apocalypse drama for Warner Bros.

Common as end-of-the-world flicks are, this one seems to stand apart for its tone. Where most dramas of the type tend to have a sad or scary tone — y’know, because they end with everyone dying — The End will aim for an “uplifting and humanistic” feel, opting to focus on life rather than death. More details after the jump.

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