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We had heard that Ben Stiller would direct Zoolander 2, or pass the baton to Justin Theroux. We’d heard that Will Ferrell was in for the sequel. Now that we have an official release date, expect details to fly in.
It’s hard to make a prison comedy without letting the language get a little… well, “hard” is the right adjective, once again. This was the chief lesson learned by Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart as the comedians started collaborating on Get Hard.
Get Hard will hold its premiere at the SXSW film festival later this month, so look for our review out of Austin once it screens. Everyone else will be able to see the new comedy when it opens in theaters on March 27.
The red-band trailer for Etan Cohen’s Get Hard just dropped, and it’s like Oz by way of Trading Places, mixed with Ice Cube and Chris Tucker’s Friday.
Screenwriters Andrew J. Cohen and Brendan O'Brien earned quite a bit of acclaim last year thanks to the screenplay they wrote for the hit comedy <Neighbors. The good will generated from that project has been paying off ever since, and that streak continues today.
One thing was made crystal clear during NBC’s reunion special Saturday Night Live 40: the weekly sketch comedy show has launched an insane amount of massive movie stars. Many of them turned up as hosts, from Tom Hanks to Alec Baldwin. But others got their start as repertory players in the show’s cast, and used that exposure to kick start incredibly successful movie careers.
Zoolander 2 is a go. The film is set to start shooting in Rome with Ben Stiller as the title character.
Last night, instead of a fun and peppy performance by the New Orleans Pelicans cheerleaders, Will Ferrell stopped by, playing a drunk idiot with a basketball, and nailed an unsuspecting cheerleader right in the head.
Have you ever seen Will Ferrell really flip his shit? Well, actually, he did that a little bit of that in Old School. And in Anchorman. And in Zoolander. And Elf. So, in most of his films there’s at least one major freakout moment. His latest one in the upcoming movie Zeroville might take the cake, though.
Have you ever wondered what Will Ferrell would do if he got stabbed in the face? Well, wonder no more because in the new trailer for his upcoming film Get Hard, that’s exactly what happens.
Adam Sandler didn't exactly have the greatest 2014. Blended performed nowhere near the level of the actor's past big releases, and both of his recent attempts at more serious fair - Men, Women & Children and The Cobbler - got largely negative responses following their premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart will finally work together in a witty and hysterical movie that works to satirize some of the serious social issues occurring today.
Will Ferrell is set to tackle William Shakespeare in a new comedy that is currently being developed at Sony. The currently untitled film follows the story of a Shakespearean theater company who are all hell-bent on doing The Bard justice.
There are few things that Hollywood does better and more often than capitalizing on trends, and a brand new one has just entered the arena. Thanks to the success of Dumb and Dumber To at the box office this past weekend, there's a scent in the air that long-overdue comedy sequels are in, and now Paramount Pictures is looking to take advantage of it quickly by starting to move Zoolander 2 through development.
The first images for Get Hard have been released and they show Kevin Hart and Will Ferelll getting up to all kind of comedic scrapes. But will the comedy heavyweights be able to work alongside each other with aplomb, or will their immense talents ultimately capsize the film?
After years in development, the comedy Daddy's Home is finally getting made - and it's coming to life with a pretty fantastic pair of lead actors. After first teaming up on the hilarious cop comedy The Other Guys back in 2010, Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg are set to reunite, and they're playing characters that should fit into their personal comedic wheelhouses quite well.
Adam McKay has confirmed that plans are still afoot for Step Brothers 2 - but he has warned that it might take some time for it to actually materialize.
Will Ferrell has confirmed that a script read-through for Zoolander 2 will take place in the very near future, and that he will be reprising his role as the devilish villain, Mugatu in the sequel too. Justin Theroux and Ben Stiller are believed to have written the script for the follow-up, while the pair are expected to direct it too.
Now that their Gary Sanchez label is branching off into animation, one wonders if this is the first step toward exploring more animated avenues for their popular characters. You’d tune in to a weekly Anchorman cartoon on Adult Swim, wouldn’t you?
When paying homage to the late Roger Ebert, many admirers graciously overlooked the film critic's odd foray into filmmaking that began with the 1970 Russ Meyer film Beyond the Valley of the Dolls. But the story of the unusual collaboration that led to the creation of a deeply strange cult classic is getting a movie of its own. And with Will Ferrell at the front, it could be the next great comedy.