The Sitter is David Gordon Green‘s film that is being called an R-rated Adventures in Babysitting, and this is the second red-band trailer we’ve seen for the movie. This one has a little less sex and a lot more general mayhem as Jonah Hill plays a young jerkwad who takes a babysitting job and then drags the kids around Manhattan with him as he attempts to get laid. Check out the trailer below, if you can do so without fear that it will make you too familiar with many of the movie’s jokes. (There’s always the all-ages trailer if you want something less revealing.) Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 by Angie Han
If the new slimmed down, Serious Actor version of Jonah Hill confounds you, don’t fret — The Sitter sees Hill returning to the familiar role of pudgy funnyman as Noah Jaybird, a layabout who gets roped into babysitting a trio of bratty kids. Described as cross between Adventures in Babysitting and Superbad, David Gordon Green‘s comedy follows Noah and his charges as they embark on a wild night, crossing paths with a pair of psychotic dealers (Sam Rockwell and J.B. Smoove), a horny young lady (Ari Graynor), and various other unsavory characters. Needless to say, the evening does not go well, especially for poor Noah.
A new red-band TV spot shows Noah getting smashed up in all sorts of ways by various people, while an international poster demonstrates the film’s racier side. Check out both after the jump. (Warning: The former is NSFW for language; the latter is technically SFW, but is probably the kind of thing your boss wouldn’t be thrilled to see on your computer screen at work.)
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Posted on Monday, August 8th, 2011 by Angie Han
A few days ago, we posted a red-band trailer for David Gordon Green‘s The Sitter, and several of you complained about the very NSFW audio that opens the trailer. I’m not sure why so many of you are watching movie trailers with the volume turned all the way up in your offices and classrooms — do your bosses really not care if you watch trailers all day as long as they’re SFW? If so, lucky you — but rest assured that you can crank this new green-band version up at top volume without risking the wrath of your superiors and colleagues.
Starring Jonah Hill, the “Adventures in Babysitting meets Superbad” comedy follows a lazy young man who gets roped into babysitting for a family friend. Naturally, one thing leads to another, and our feckless hero and his young charges find themselves on a wild ride that includes psychotic drug dealers (Sam Rockwell and J.B. Smoove), a sexy and willing young woman (Ari Graynor), at least one crazy car chase, and some punches in the face. Watch the trailer after the jump.
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20th Century Fox has released a red band movie trailer for David Gordon Green‘s Jonah Hill comedy The Sitter. The film has been described as Adventures in Babysitting meets Superbad, and the story follows a suspended college student named Noah who gets talked into baby-sitting the eccentric kids next door — two boys and a wild 8-year-old girl.
A couple years ago, I had a chance to read an early draft I read was pretty great. The Adventures in Babysitting comparison is good, as it is basically an R-rated version of that film. And you’ll see a taste of that in this uncensored trailer. I should also note that the trailer features a one-minute introduction from Hill, alongside the film’s child cast saying, as you might imagine, completely inappropriate things. If you just want to see the trailer, you can fast forward to the 1:20 mark. Watch it now embedded after the jump. Please leave your thoughts in the comments below.
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Cinema Con, formerly known as ShoWest, is currently going down in Las Vegas and in addition to screening a ton of footage from upcoming movies, many studios are premiering photos and posters from their upcoming films. 20th Century Fox, for example, created a calendar for the event and it provides our first look at several of their upcoming movies including Cameron Crowe’s We Bought a Zoo, Alexander Payne’s The Descandants, Andrew Niccol’s Now, David Gordon Green’s The Sitter, David Frankel’s The Big Year and more. Plus, though we’ve already seen one image from Rise of the Apes, we now have our first official look at one of the title characters. Check all these images out below. Read More »
20th Century Fox continues to play release date roulette with its Planet of the Apes prequel, Caesar: Rise of the Apes. Originally scheduled for a June release, Fox first moved the film out of that busy month to Thanksgiving. But as other movies began to stack up against it there too, the studio has now decided to move the prequel back into the summer. Rise of the Apes, starring James Franco and directed by Rupert Wyatt, will now be released on August 5 where it will go up against The Smurfs, The Darkest Hour and The Change-Up. Fox previously had a film scheduled for that date, David Gordon Green‘s comedy The Sitter, with Jonah Hill and Sam Rockwell, but that’s now bumped till December 9. Read more about the this change after the break. Read More »
With nary a photo, poster or trailer in sight for Rupert Wyatt‘s Planet of the Apes prequel, Caesar: Rise of the Apes, word has come down that 20th Century Fox has moved the release date out of the super-crowded summer back to November 23.
So you’ll have to wait to Thanksgiving to watch the beginning of the end of the world with Andy Serkis as a CGI ape and humans James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox and Tom Felton.
Fox has shifted a lot of their other release dates too. Hit the jump for those changes. Read More »
Briefly: I can’t quite believe that David Gordon Green will have two R-rated comedies out within months of one another in 2011. April sees the release of Your Highness, starring James Franco, Danny McBride, Natalie Portman and Zooey Deschanel. And then in July there’s The Sitter, starring Jonah Hill as a guy who ends up taking three kids he’s watching across town on a mission to buy drugs for his girlfriend (Ari Graynor). Shockingly, things go wrong. Max Records, Sam Rockwell and J.B. Smoove are in the cast, and now we know that Method Man makes an appearance as well.
We don’t know his role, but as far as rappers-turned-actors go, Method Man has had a better run than many, with roles in The Wire, The Wackenss, Cop Land, Garden State and the upcoming Red Tails. (OK, there are also Meet the Spartans and My Baby’s Daddy, but let the guy just earn a paycheck here and there.) Your Highness looks like fun, especially for someone who grew up on ’80s fantasy films, but I suspect that The Sitter is at least going to be able to compete for laughs, and based on the script may come out on top. [The Playlist]
Ok, I know, this isn’t the most exciting image post ever. In fact, as things go, the images are pretty dull. But take this as a reminder that these two films exist (or will exist) and move forward with the hope that there will be much more stimulating stuff to be seen from each one.
First up is Crazy, Stupid Love, the oft-retitled film from directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa (I Love You, Phillip Morris, writers of Bad Santa) and writer Dan Fogelman (Tangled). It features Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Kevin Bacon and Julianne Moore in a story about a father (Carell) who is dealing with a marital crisis and his troubled relationship with his kids. Julianne Moore plays Carell’s wife, Kevin Bacon is the guy she’s dallying with. The film is set for July 29, 2011. [BleedingCool]
After the break, a peek at how Jonah Hill will look in David Gordon Green‘s The Sitter, which is now filming. Hint: he looks like Jonah Hill. Read More »
Briefly: The cast for The Sitter is shaping up. David Gordon Green is set to direct the R-rated comedy, and he’s already got Jonah Hill in the lead as a guy who gets roped into babysitting the children of a family friend. Naturally, things go very wrong. One of the problems is a drug deal that ends up with a pair of dealers chasing Jonah Hill and the kids all over Manhattan. One of the dealers will be played by J.B. Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm) and the other will now reportedly be brought to life by Sam Rockwell.
Great news, as far as I’m concerned. Rockwell is almost always an asset, and it doesn’t take any stretch to see how he’d be great as the comic antagonist in a film like this. And with Mr. Smoove as his partner? I like that a lot. In addition to Jonah Hill, Ari Graynor will be on hand (as the girl who motivates the drug buy) while Max Records (Where the Wild Things Are), and young actors Kevin Hernandez and Landry Bender play the three kids. [The Wrap]