BREAKING MOVIE NEWS
Director Todd Haynes may have crafted one of the most acclaimed movies of 2015 with Carol, but ABC is refusing to air a new commercial because it is just too racy. Check it out for yourself and see if you agree.
The skit actually worked for me a lot more than I expected. It's a little too long, dragging a bit in the middle, but they managed to produce a few solid laughs (I'm the sucker who totally fell for the 'crushed nuts' bit). I even liked the not-so-subtle allusions to previous Oscar films like My Fair Lady. And besides, Kevin Kline is worth watching in just about anything and I especially love when he tries his hand at comedy.
According to a release, co-star Josh Hutcherson – who plays Peeta Mellark in Gary Ross’s anticipated adaptation - -will be on hand to introduce the full teaser during the daily television program’s 8 a.m. hour, which is the highest-rated hour of the show. In addition to airing nationwide, Lionsgate reveals that the trailer will be beamed on Good Morning America’s jumbotron in New York City’s Times Square. That’s pretty damn cool
Disney has banned Johnny Depp from speaking to ABC affiliates about his film, The Rum Diary, which comes out on October 28th. The reason? It all comes down to a clause in Depp's Pirates of the Caribbean contract. Disney purportedly doesn't want The Rum Diary to "get more exposure" than the Pirates flicks. Clearly this is a valid concern