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Colin Farrell and ‘Lobster’ Director Set Amazon Iran-Contra Series

by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
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True Detective didn’t exactly pan out for Colin Farrell, but Amazon might welcome him back to TV. The Lobster star is re-teaming with director Yorgos Lanthimos for a new Amazon limited series about the Iran-Contra affair, with Farrell portraying Oliver North.

‘Batman v Superman,’ ‘Zoolander 2’ Dominate Razzie Nominations

by Charles Bramesco January 23, 2017 @ 9:09 AM
As is tradition, the night before the Oscar ceremony takes place, the 37th Annual Golden Raspberry Awards will descend on Los Angeles to commemorate the worst that Hollywood had to offer in 2016. A mean-spirited diss-fest in the estimation of some, a good-natured ribbing to others, the so-called Razzies are twice as unpredictable and ten times as frank as the usual awards program. The expected categories of Worst Picture, Worst Director and Worst Actor/Actress share space with the distinctions of Worst Screen Combo and Worst Prequel, Remake, Ripoff, or Sequel at the ignominious ceremony. Some celebrities take the jokes in stride (Sandra Bullock famously showed up to receive her Worst Actress Razzie for All About Steve the day before she dropped by the Oscars to pick up her Best Actress prize for The Blind Side), but the program goes widely ignored by the industry overall.

Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller Starring in Noah Baumbach’s Next Film

by Charles Bramesco March 8, 2016 @ 8:31 AM
The film, which will reunite Baumbach with his While We’re Young star Ben Stiller as well as Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, and Grace Van Patten, centers on an “estranged New York family coming together in preparation of artist and patriarch Harold’s career retrospective.”

‘Zoolander 2’ Review: This Comedy Sequel Will Leave You Feeling Blue (Steel)

by Matt Singer February 10, 2016 @ 9:34 AM
Is there a documented record for the most celebrity cameos in a single film? If there was, Zoolander 2 just broke it. The film opens with the murder of Justin Bieber and closes with ... well, without spoiling it, let’s say it closes with a whole slew of more cameos, and there’s at least 20 more in between. These are some of the biggest names from the world of fashion, music, TV, film, journalism, and pop culture. If Zoolander 2 was a party, the guest list alone would make it the greatest ever thrown. But Zoolander 2 is not a party. It is a movie. A bad movie. Never have so many cool people appeared in something so patently lame — or, as idiot male model Derek Zoolander mispronounces it, “luh-may.”

‘Zoolander 2’ Gets Uncomfortable in These Very Silly New Clips

by Britt Hayes February 6, 2016 @ 2:54 PM
One of the funniest parts of the Zoolander 2 trailers features Owen Wilson’s Hansel hurling increasingly large and dangerous objects at Ben Stiller’s Derek Zoolander in an effort to trigger his magical model powers. You can see a slightly extended version of that scene in one of two new clips Paramount has released to promote the long-delayed comedy sequel, while the other…well…it’s pretty special.

Owen Wilson and Penelope Cruz are Really, Really, Ridiculously Good-Looking in the New ‘Zoolander 2' Posters

by Charles Bramesco December 9, 2015 @ 11:01 AM
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February 12 of next year will finally reunite audiences with bubbleheaded supermodel Derek Zoolander in a sequel to Ben Stiller’s 2001 fashion-world farce. Naturally, a film about the world of stylish haute couture advertisements would need only the...

Adam McKay Did an Uncredited Rewrite on ‘Zoolander’ - And Wanted to Kill Off the Character

by Matt Singer December 1, 2015 @ 8:59 AM
There were three credited writers on the original Zoolander: Drake Sather, John Hamburg, and director and star Ben Stiller. But like so many Hollywood movies, the credited writers aren’t necessarily all the men and women who wrote stuff for the movie. In fact, Anchorman and Step Brothers creator Adam McKay actually worked on Zoolander, contributing some of the most important stuff to the screenplay — along with a joke that was basically too amazing to exist.

The New ‘Zoolander 2’ Trailer Is So Hot Right Now

by ScreenCrush Staff November 18, 2015 @ 7:36 AM
Cult comedies that attempt to regroup for a sequel many years after the original film often have mixed success. You’ll probably find few people who like Anchorman 2 or Dumb and Dumber To as much as the originals. But, that hasn’t stopped Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson from returning for Zoolander 2 and, despite the odds, this actually looks really funny.

These ‘Zoolander 2’ Posters Give Some Serious Face

by Britt Hayes November 10, 2015 @ 5:42 PM
The first trailer for Zoolander 2 arrived back in August, but we haven’t seen anything new from the long-awaited sequel since then. With the film’s release only three months away, now might be a good time to remind us that Derek and Hansel are returning to the big screen with all the Blue Steel they can manage. Speaking of which, Paramount has released two new posters featuring the really, really ridiculously good looking duo giving some rather fierce face.