John C. Reilly is about to lend his voice to another unexpected animated hero. The Ralph Breaks the Internet star has joined the cast of AMC’s new stop-motion animated series Ultra City Smiths, which follows two detectives fighting against citywide corruption. But here’s the twist: they’re all baby dolls. Read more about the newcomers to the Ultra City Smiths cast below the jump.
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Antoine Fuqua is directing a remake of the Danish thriller The Guilty for Netflix with Jake Gyllenhaal set to star. So far, so good. But now a surprisingly large cast has been added around Gyllenhaal, including Peter Sarsgaard, Paul Dano, Ethan Hawke, Riley Keough, and more. And that’s where things grow slightly confusing. To be clear: these are all good actors, but their addition here suggests that The Guilty remake is going to be very different than the original. Because the original film is almost entirely a one-man show.
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Once Rob (Zoe Kravitz) finished counting down her Top 5 Heartbreaks in Hulu’s High Fidelity series, what else would there be to explore? Future seasons planned to take the focus away from Kravitz’s lead character and turn it to other scene-stealing supporting characters, according to a new report that gave details on what a High Fidelity season 2 would’ve looked like had it not been unceremoniously canceled by Hulu after one (critically praised) season.
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Eddie Murphy hasn’t had much luck on the big screen for the past couple decades. With the exception of Shrek and Dreamgirls, he’s produced and starred in some truly dreadful movies. But it looks like we’re on the verge of a return to form for the once-thriving comedian, because along with the forthcoming comedy sequel Coming 2 America, we’ll see Eddie Murphy back as a real-life character who was truly larger than life.
Dolemite Is My Name stars Eddie Murphy as Rudy Ray Moore, a real-life comedian known as the “Godfather of Rap” who reinvigorated his struggling career by turning himself into a wild 1970s blaxploitation character called Dolemite. And along with Murphy, the film features an incredible ensemble cast that includes Tituss Burgess, Craig Robinson, Mike Epps, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Keegan-Michael Key, Snoop Dogg, and even Wesley Snipes, looking like he’s having the most fun he’s had in a long time. Watch the Dolemite Is My Name trailer below to see for yourself. Read More »