Posted on Thursday, June 30th, 2016 by Angie Han
Imagine if Mean Girls‘ Regina George never got hit by that bus, and instead continued along the path she’d been on before she met Cady Heron. Imagine the smug, gossipy, mean mom she’d grow up to be. That’s more or less the character Christina Applegate plays in Bad Moms, the new comedy from 21 & Over writer-directors Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. Together with her two besties (Jada Pinkett-Smith and Annie Mumolo), Gwendolyn rules the PTA with an iron fist.
But they aren’t the “bad moms” of the title. That’d be Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, and Kathryn Hahn, three stressed-out suburban moms. Fed up with the pressure to be perfect parents, they decide to indulge themselves for a change. When Gwendolyn stands in their way, they realize they’ve got to take her down. Watch the Bad Moms trailer after the jump.
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Posted on Monday, May 16th, 2016 by Angie Han
The 2016-2017 TV season doesn’t kick off for another several months, but with the upfronts in full swing, the networks are taking turns showing off their brand-new offerings. NBC’s freshman lineup includes the Kristen Bell comedy The Good Place, Dan Fogelman‘s ensemble drama This Is Us, and the time-travel adventure Timeless. Check out the first trailers below. Read More »
Since Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend, there’s no better time to unleash the Bad Moms trailer. Mila Kunis is sick of trying to be the perfect mother, so she decides to just take a break from trying to please everyone all the time and just live it up. Joining her for the carefree lifestyle change are Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn while Christina Applegate plays the uppity, high-strung PTA mother who is not about to let them get away with their reckless behavior.
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The animated musical Frozen was a massive runaway hit for Walt Disney Animation back in 2013, making a sequel to the movie a forgone conclusion. However, Disney dragged their feet a bit when it came to confirming plans for Frozen 2, and it wasn’t until just over a year ago that the project was officially announced. We still don’t have a release date for Frozen 2, but the good news is star Kristen Bell has revealed that production is slated to begin next month. Read More »
Zootopia doesn’t hit theaters stateside until later this week, but you’ve probably seen a chunk of the film’s funniest scene. The scene tested so well worldwide that Disney Animation decided to make it the focal point of some of the trailers and TV spots. Of course, I’m talking about the sequence where Judy Hopps and Nick Wilde need to visit the DMV to run a plate, i.e., the sloth scene. But what you might not know is that Frozen star Kristen Bell provides the voice of Priscilla, one of the sloths. Her entire performance can be seen in the trailer — it’s all of two words. Learn how Bell got cast in this small but choice Zootopia role after the jump.
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Posted on Friday, February 12th, 2016 by Angie Han
Melissa McCarthy may not be returning for the Gilmore Girls revival, to the endless disappointment of Gilmore Girls fans, but don’t worry — she’s got plenty of other stuff to keep her busy in the coming months. Not only will she appear as one of the new fab four in Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot, she’s also starring in The Boss, which reunites her with her Tammy director (and real-life husband) Ben Falcone.
McCarthy plays Michelle Darnell, a hotshot CEO whose extravagant lifestyle comes crashing down when she’s arrested for insider trading. She emerges from prison disgraced and discouraged, but finds an unlikely path back to the top in the form of Girl Scout cookies. Or rather, “Darnell’s Darlings Brownies.” Kristen Bell plays Michelle’s reluctant business partner, and Peter Dinklage shows up as… unclear, but the role involves him wielding a sword. Watch The Boss red-band trailer after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Friday, November 20th, 2015 by Angie Han
Melissa McCarthy seemingly can do no wrong when it comes to the box office, and she’ll try to continue her hot streak next year with two more new comedies. We’ve already heard all about one of them, Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot, and today we finally have a first look at the other.
The Boss stars McCarthy as, well, the boss. Not as in Bruce Springsteen, but as in the epitome of every terrible, shady, ruthless corporate boss that sank the economy. After Michelle Darnell is finally convicted for insider trading, she re-emerges from prison ready to start fresh. The comedy is directed by McCarthy’s frequent collaborator (and real-life husband) Ben Falcone, who also directed her in Tammy.
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Over a year ago we learned that comedian and Punk’d prankster turned actor Dax Shepard was taking on quite the responsibility by writing, directing and starring in a big screen adaptation of the popular NBC television series CHiPs.
The series has been filling out the supporting cast in recent months, and now one more unsurprising addition has just been revealed as Kristen Bell, who is the real-life wife of Dax Shepard, will have a role in the movie. Read More »
Posted on Monday, July 13th, 2015 by Angie Han
For a low-rated series that lasted just three seasons, Veronica Mars sure has had a long afterlife. It came back last year in the form of a feature film, accompanied by a CW Seed digital spinoff and a series of books. Now Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas has revealed it could return yet again, this time as a limited TV series.
More on the possible Veronica Mars limited series after the jump. Read More »