As Cannes rolls along there are a lot of new images and trailers for great, or at least interesting films. And then there’s this one. Zookeeper is the movie in which Kevin James thinks about quitting the job he loves (he’s a zookeeper, duh) so that Leslie Bibb will like him. But his animal charges can talk, as it turns out, and they teach him all about how to woo women. He probably ends up with Rosario Dawson, who has been working alongside him all this time. And in return, he takes a gorilla to TGI Fridays. This is all in the trailer, which is after the break. Read More »
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The European Film Market is getting underway tomorrow in Berlin, and a big pre-emptive buy has been made by Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions, which partnered with Samuel Goldwyn Films to grab US rights for a Jason Sudeikis comedy called A Good Old Fashioned Orgy. Read More »
Luke Wilson is set to return to the criminal ways that made him a star. We first got to know Wilson, as well as his brother Owen, as wannabe criminals in Wes Anderson’s Bottle Rocket and now Luke’s about to team up against the law again. He’ll star in Meeting Evil alongside Samuel L. Jackson and Leslie Bibb, which sounds kind of like Falling Down meets Breaking Bad. Directed by Chris Fisher (S. Darko) based on a 1992 novel by Thomas Berger, Wilson plays a recently fired real estate agent who teams up with a stranger (Jackson) on a crime spree that reveals his dark side. Bibb plays Wilson’s wife. Read more about it after the break. Read More »
In the midst of giant effing robots, magical wizards, superheros, pirates and more, Kevin James is returning to a theater near you during the summer of 2011. His latest film, Zookeeper, directed by Frank Coraci and co-starring Rosario Dawson and Leslie Bibb, is scheduled for release July 8. The teaser trailer was just released and it looks like a blend of James’ last improbable smash hit, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, with Night at the Museum and Madagascar. James plays a zookeeper who wins the girl of his dreams with the help of the animals. How exactly do the animals help? They talk of course! Featuring the voices of Cher, Nick Nolte, Adam Sandler, and Sylvester Stallone, check out the trailer, poster and plot synopsis after the jump. Read More »
Today’s This month’s most bizarre casting news has broken: Sam Rockwell is going to play Batman, or at least The Bat-Man. Joining him will be Josh Hamilton as Superman, Leslie Bibb as Wonderwoman, John Hodgeman as The Penguin and Justin Long as Robin. All together now: Wha???
Didn’t see this coming? Well, I did… kinda…
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MSN/Sky Movies has premiered a new 40 second clip from Iron Man 2 featuring Tony Stark’s interaction with Justin Hammer (Sam Rockwell). Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow) is also featured and Leslie Bibb, reprising her role as Christine Everhart from the original film, makes a cameo. Gotta love Pepper’s “spread” dig at Everhart. Watch the clip now, embedded after the jump.
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The goodly ones at Quiet Earth have found the first trailer for Miss Nobody, a black comedy that seems to be be relocating the Heathers or Jawbreaker type of murder mirth to a corporate setting. Think 9 to 5 or Office Space with bodies hidden behind the filing cabinet. The film is directed by Tim Cox, previously neither famous or even famous for his monster movies like Larva or Mammoth (if Miss Nobody flies, even a little bit, perhaps he can adopt it as his de facto debut) and stars Leslie Bibb, Missi Pyle, Patrick Fischler, Brandon Routh, Kathy Baker and Vivica A. Fox. See the trailer embedded after this break.
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A dirty old man once said, “There are friends who have, friends who haven’t and friends who lie either way,” and Jason Sudeikis, Will Forte (above) and Leslie Bibb will star as the former partakers in the comedy A Good Old Fashioned Orgy. In the battle of marquee titles befitting antiseptic Spencer’s Gifts boardgames, I’d say this one gets grandma’s attention faster than Zack and Miri Make a Porno, what about you?
Sudeikis (The Rocker, 30 Rock) will play an Apatowian-sounding manchild who has to move out of his parents’ Hamptons vacation home. Enter movie announcer guy: “…so he decided to go out with a bang!” and throw an orgy party. Wonder if Jack Nicholson and Warren Beatty will cameo. You’re welcome.
Writers Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck (King of the Hill, Letterman) will make their directorial debut for Endgame Entertainment.
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