The Choose Your Own Adventure books were a sensation in the days when video games were still limited by their graphic presentation, an empire spanning over 180 books and selling millions to eager pre-teens and teens thrilled to be taking an interactive approach to literature. And because everything must be a movie these days, Choose Your Own Adventure is being revived for the big screen.
Hell Baby marks the co-directing debut of Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon, who memorably created Reno 911! . Rob Corddry (Warm Bodies) and Leslie Bibb (A Good Old Fashioned Orgy) star as a happily married couple with a baby on the way. The pair are positively ecstatic to move into their newly acquired home in New Orleans, and even finding out the place's colorful nickname is "the house of blood" can't kill their enthusiasm. That is, until weird things start happening.
A few months ago, right around the time that A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas came out, I had the chance to sit down with writer/actor Tom Lennon and at one point in the interview asked him if he ever had any interest in directing. "Directing doesn't appeal to me that much," Lennon said. "I don't know what it is, it's just not really in my make-up. There's some people that have that sort of thing where they want to be in charge of stuff...
Nicolas Cage is a huge comic book nerd. In fact his stage name (he was born Nicolas Coppola) comes from the Marvel comics character Luke Cage a.k.a. Power Man. Cage even once owned a copy of Action Comics #1 - the first comic book to feature the character of Superman - and it was eventually recovered, at one point the comic was actually stolen.
There’s an old saying in Hollywood that you should never work with children or animals. This is because unlike your average adult actor, children and animals tend to have no problem ignoring all the rules, make your life absolutely miserable, and extend movie shoots. Naturally this was a bit of a problem for Tom Lennon.
Lennon and Rob Riggle are pitching a new comedy entitled The Boondoggle. The spec would follow the pair as they play executives that head off on a boondoggle
As the oft-maligned, hopelessly optimistic yet dopey to a fault Lieutenant Jim Dangle on Reno 911, actor Thomas Lennon always struck me as the kind of guy destined to strive to first but always finish last
Robots are the new vampire! With those fanged phonies in the Twilight series getting wrapped up in only another two years, what sort of fad are we going to get sick of next? How about robots!?