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'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' Trailer: Ben Stiller Lives in His Imagination

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by Jacob Hall July 30, 2013 @ 11:57 AM
After years of being one of America's favorite funny guys, it looks like Ben Stiller is really trying to do something different. The trailer for 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' has arrived and it features Stiller, as an actor and as a director, stretching his talents in a way that we haven't seen before.

Robert Downey Jr. to Play Both Pinocchio and Geppetto For Ben Stiller?

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by Jacob Hall July 15, 2013 @ 10:15 AM
Marvel
The last time we heard from the latest adaptation of 'Pinocchio,' Robert Downey Jr. was attached to star as Geppetto, Tim Burton was attached to direct and 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' writer Jane Goldman was rewriting Bryan Fuller's script. In the months since that development, it looks like another big decision has been made in the film's development. For one thing, Burton is out and Ben Stiller is in. Secondly, in addition to taking on the role of the Pinocchio's creator/father, Downey Jr. may also play the living puppet himself.

See the Cast of 'Zoolander' Then and Now

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by ScreenCrush Staff May 3, 2013 @ 7:44 AM
It seems crazy to think but it's been 12 years since we were first introduced to Blue Steel, Derek, Hansel and the rest of the 'Zoolander' crew. The film's spot-on lampooning of the world of supermodels left fans wanting much more. Thankfully, our dreams will soon become a reality, as a sequel is in the works.
So until then, let's take a glance at the cast of 'Zoolander' then and now.

'Dodgeball 2' With Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn Is Moving Forward

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by Damon Houx April 22, 2013 @ 6:15 PM
20th Century Fox
'Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story' was a pretty funny movie that was a surprise hit in 2004. It pitted Vince Vaughn and his gang of outsiders against Ben Stiller and his corporate stooges in a winner-takes-all game of dodgeball. When a film does as well as 'Dodgeball' did (it made over $100 million at the box office), a sequel is practically guaranteed, and though it took a decade, it looks like they're finally getting around to it.

'Arrested Development' Season 4: Ben Stiller's Tony Wonder to Return!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 26, 2013 @ 2:28 PM
FOX
Much of the recent press surrounding 'Arrested Development's long-awaited return this May has focused Netflix's uncertainty about additional seasons going forward, but it seems the revival has conjured up another trick illusion to distract us from the thought. Following the multitude of past 'Arrested' stars and new roles joining the season, Ben Stiller has been announced to reprise his role as upstaging magician Tony Wonder, but what shenanigans might he bake himself into this time?

'Madagascar' Director to Helm Ben Stiller's 'Rentaghost'

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by Damon Houx July 27, 2012 @ 8:45 PM
Getty Images
20th Century Fox has tapped Tom McGrath to direct their picture 'Rentaghost,' which has Ben Stiller as the lead. It probably wouldn't be as notable if 'John Carter' had been a success, but it's likely that people will be keeping an eye on former animation director McGrath as he transitions into feature filmmaking.

'The Watch' Review

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by Matt Singer July 26, 2012 @ 6:00 PM
20th Century Fox
The zeitgeist giveth and the zeitgeist taketh away. Fortuitous timing lends some films the aura of relevance; bad timing lends others the stink of impropriety. Released last summer, ‘The Watch’ would have been just another Hollywood action comedy. Released this summer, it’s burdened by all sorts of unwanted and unintended cultural associations. It already endured a title change (from ‘Neighborhood Watch’) after the death of Trayvon Martin. Now this film -- which features a man exaggeratedly grieving for a murdered friend for comic effect and an antisocial dropout who stockpiles weapons -- opens a week after the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado. This poor movie can’t catch a break, which is a shame because it’s actually pretty funny.

Check Out the First Clip From 'The Watch'

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by Jacob Hall June 23, 2012 @ 12:09 PM
Fox
With 'The Watch' only a month away from its July 27th release, expect that marketing to pick up steam, especially since this (comparatively) small sci-fi comedy will be dealing directly with the box office wake of 'The Dark Knight Rises.' However, a comedy starring Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn and Jonah Hill shouldn't have a problem finding its audience if it's, you know, funny. With the first clip from the film now available online, we can start to see if it is.