Men in Black International Prank

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, Men in Black International scares the hell out of some unsuspecting car dealership customers with an impressive practical alien effect. Plus, Booksmart co-star Jason Sudeikis gives some life advice to cute little kids, and The Secret Life of Pets 2 voice actor Kevin Hart answers several interview questions while hooked up to a lie detector test. Read More »

scrooged remake

Scrooged, the Bill Murray riff on A Christmas Carol, is getting a remake. Kevin Hart will star in the film, which will presumably see the actor playing a miserable jerk who learns the error of his ways on Christmas, with the help of three ghosts – you know the drill. There’s no script or director yet, but Hart and Paramount are developing the project for Hart to star in. More on the Scrooged remake below.

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extreme job remake

Kevin Hart is cooking up the next Hollywood remake of a hit Korean film. In March, Extreme Job became the highest grossing film of all time in South Korea, taking in 14 times greater than the film’s budget with a $127 million haul. Now, the South Korean box office smash is coming to the States with a remake.

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wild nights with emily trailer

Occasionally, some trailers slip through the cracks. That’s where a trailer roundup comes in handy. Below, watch as Taylor Schilling tries to bond with a juggalo, Molly Shannon plays Emily Dickinson, Dolph Lundgren fights zombies, and more films that may not have huge blockbuster heat, but are still worth checking out.

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Jumanji 3 Photo

Another Jumanji movie will go up against Star Wars Episode 9 this winter. That’s the kind of confidence you get when a half-sequel, half-reboot rakes in over $962 million at the global box office. Production has been underway this year with the cast from Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle all back together, but we haven’t seen them reunited until now. Get a look at a new Jumanji 3 photo from the set below. Read More »

monopoly movie

Remember the Monopoly movie? It’s still happening, and Kevin Hart is going to star. There’s no info on just what the Monopoly movie is going to be about, but perhaps Hart will be playing the famous Rich Uncle Pennybags. Or perhaps he’ll be someone who just really likes to play Monopoly. More on the Monopoly movie below.

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2019 oscars host

UPDATE #2: Well, all that back and forth was for nothing. Deadline reports Kevin Hart has decided not to host the Oscars after reevaluating his decision following some prodding from Ellen DeGeneres. Hart was not only concerned about having less time to prepare, but he didn’t want to be a distraction from everything else on the big night either. Instead, the Academy will have some of the biggest names in Hollywood presenting awards. Our original story from January 4 follows below.

UPDATE: Variety now reports that “key parties involved in the annual Oscars telecast are open to the return of Kevin Hart as host” if he wants the job. Our original article from this morning follows.

People have noticed that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have yet to choose a 2019 Oscars host following the exit of their first choice, Kevin Hart. But, according to Ellen DeGeneres, that’s because they’re waiting for him to return.

Hart stepped down from the Oscars hosting gig following outcry over anti-LGBT tweets that were resurfaced following his announcement as host. But following an interview with The Ellen Show host, Hart is apparently reconsidering.

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jumanji sequel cast

Danny DeVito is the latest high-profile actor to venture into the jungle for the third Jumanji film, in an undisclosed role. The follow-up to the massively successful Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the Jumanji sequel cast is steadily adding some comedy heavyweights, including DeVito and the recently announced Awkwafina, who join original cast members Dwayne JohnsonJack BlackKevin Hart and Karen Gillan.

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jumanji sequel cast

The Jumanji sequel cast is growing. Awkwafina, who had a very good 2018, is set to join Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart and Karen Gillan in the upcoming follow-up to 2017’s surprise hit Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. The actress’ role is being kept underwraps at the moment, but it’s apparently both “key” and “significant.” So make of that what you will!

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Kevin Hart Steps Down as the 2019 Oscars Host

2019 oscars host

Just a day after he was announced the official 2019 Oscars host, Kevin Hart is stepping down from the gig.

The actor-comedian was met with outcry over resurfaced anti-gay tweets and comments he had made during stand-up routines nearly 10 years ago. He then responded with a defiant Instagram response that only earned him more hostility. Rather than apologize for his comments and for his non-apology, Hart decided to step down, leaving the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in search of a new Oscars host.

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