After the trailer for The Hangover Part II, it is difficult to maintain anything more than a passing level of interest in the film. Hopefully the sequel won’t be as much of a blanket retread of the first as that trailer makes it out to be, but until proven otherwise I’m putting my money on other summer films. (The May comedy to beat? Bridesmaids, no question. I think I liked it even more than Peter did.)
But here’s a nice tidbit of info about The Hangover sequel: it will feature a new song from Glenn Danzig. And because that’s not quite enough for one post, we’ve also got some new character posters for your perusal. Read More »
The question of one particular cameo in The Hangover Part II has been a popular discussion topic for the past several months. Mel Gibson was once slated to appear, then he was cut. His replacement was Liam Neeson, but now there has been another change. Director Todd Phillips decided to reshoot the scene in which the cameo featured, and Liam Neeson is no longer available. (Blame the Clash of the Titans sequel.) So he’s been replaced by The Notebook director Nick Cassavetes. Read More »
This week, movie theaters across the country received a notice asking them to remove the movie trailer for The Hangover Part II from Source Code and to delete the digital trailer files from their servers. /Film reader Chris sent us a photograph of the notice, which was sent out by Warner Bros Pictures but specifically mentions the MPAA. No reason for the removal is listed on the notice. We contacted Warner Bros for clarification and they responded with “No Comment”.
Audiences all over cheered the awesome teaser trailer that Warner Brothers released for their summer blockbuster The Hangover Part II. It announced that “The Wolfpack is back.” Now they’re really back with a full theatrical trailer. Check it out after the jump. Read More »
These days, it’s common practice. A comedy is released in theaters and, a few months later, is released on Blu-ray and DVD with an Unrated cut. The film has a few extra minutes that make it seem way more outrageous and exciting than the version you saw in theaters and hopefully we all double dip. Todd Phillips, the director of Old School, Road Trip and The Hangover, is well aware of this practice as it’s happened on several of his films and he’s not having it anymore. In a discussion at South by Southwest, Phillips, who is getting ready to release The Hangover Part II, accused Warner Brothers of violating Director’s Guild of America rules with their release of an unauthorized, unrated version of The Hangover on DVD. Read his comments and more after the break. Read More »
There has been a lot of fallout from Charlie Sheen‘s string of recent interviews and outbursts. His show, Two and a Half Men, is shut down for the season. His kids have been taken away. And he is a media darling, but only because by all appearances he is completely crazy, and crazy sells.
But if rumor is to be believed, even in part, the media furor around Charlie Sheen is making him a hot commodity for producers that aren’t Two and a Half Men‘s Chuck Lorre. We don’t know what gigs, if any, he’ll get as a result of the public awareness bump from the last few weeks, especially since such public interest has a notoriously short half-life.
But one possible job offer reportedly comes from the boys behind The Hangover Part II. Read More »
This is perhaps the most superfluous teaser trailer in the last few years. Kicking into gear with Jay-Z’s track ‘Reminder’ and a host of quotes exalting the comedic value of the first film, this teaser trailer for The Hangover Part II asks with a smirk if we remember these guys, knowing full well that we do. And despite the fact that we don’t need to be teased or reminded, it works. Plus, there’s a monkey dressed like people! Check out the teaser after the break. Read More »
In a summer that’s filled with giant robots and superheroes, Warner Brothers is hoping we all just want to get lost in Thailand. The Hangover Part II is scheduled for release May 26 and it features the original Wolf Pack – Doug (Justin Bartha), Stu (Ed Helms), Phil (Bradley Cooper) and Alan (Zack Galifanakis) – taking a trip to Bangkok to celebrate Stu’s marriage to Jamie Chung. Then, as usual, things take a turn for the worst. Thanks to a bunch of set photos and cameo announcements, we’ve slowly been able to piece together some of the night and now with this video from Entertainment Tonight, we get our first look at footage from the Todd Phillips-directed movie. Check it out and more after the jump. Read More »
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With his appearance in Win Win getting great reviews out of Sundance, Paul Giamatti is all over the place this week. It’s always good to see the excellent actor getting attention, but his interviews this week have been more than good exposure. They’re the source of info about upcoming films including David Cronenberg‘s Cosmopolis and The Hangover Part II. Read More »
As a rule, I do my best to avoid comedy marketing. Trailers, stills, clip reels, all they do is ruin the best jokes in a movie and make the experience of watching the film less rewarding. With that warning, two new images from the highly-anticipated Todd Phillips sequel The Hangover Part II , have surfaced featuring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zack Galifianakis in Thailand. At first glance, these photos, which are below the jump, don’t look too revealing. Just your basic shots of three guys in some bad situations. But upon closer inspection there are surely things in these images that spoiler-avoiders like myself probably wouldn’t want to see. There’s nothing major, but the photos are kind of funny which means they ruin jokes. Decide for yourself then hit the jump. Read More »