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Jack Black in Talks to Join Dwayne Johnson in ‘Jumanji’ Reboot

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by Britt Hayes May 11, 2016 @ 6:30 PM
Sony
It might be getting a little more difficult for Jumanji loyalists to remain skeptical of the reboot. As if the casting of Dwayne Johnson weren’t enough for you, today brings word that Jack Black is in talks to join the cast, while it appears that Johnson’s Central Intelligence co-star Kevin Hart has officially signed on. If you aren’t even remotely enticed by the prospect of watching those three get into shenanigans with an assortment of various jungle animals, then I don’t know what could possibly make you feel joy.

‘Goosebumps’ Scares Up a Sequel With Jack Black Eyed to Return

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by Britt Hayes April 25, 2016 @ 6:27 PM
Sony
Although Goosebumps didn’t do crazy-amazing business at the box office, the 2015 film based on R.L. Stine’s prolific youth horror franchise did well enough — more importantly, the surprisingly delightful adaptation appealed to fans of all ages with a style and tone reminiscent of ’80s family horror flicks. If you were a fan of Goosebumps, then you’re surely a fan of today’s news, as Sony is moving ahead on a sequel with original director Rob Letterman and screenwriter Darren Lemke in talks to return.

Bill Hader, Jack Black and Maya Rudolph Do a Bad Lip Reading of ‘Star Wars’

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by ScreenCrush Staff December 17, 2015 @ 8:14 AM
Whether it’s Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead or The Hunger Games, you’ve surely seen one of the Bad Lip Reading videos on YouTube. They take a movie or TV show (or footage from football games) and re-record the dialogue with hilarious results. Today they’ve finally set their sights on the original Star Wars trilogy and they’ve brought along some famous friends for the ride.

‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ Clip Takes You to a Magical Hidden Panda Village

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by Britt Hayes November 24, 2015 @ 5:27 PM
DreamWorks Animation
All throughout the previous Kung Fu Panda films, Jack Black’s Po thought he was all alone, having been orphaned as a cub and raised with nary another panda in sight…until now. That all changes with Kung Fu Panda 3, in which Po meets his long-lost family and his father takes him to their hidden panda village in a magical moment you can preview for yourself via a new clip from the upcoming sequel.

‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ Trailer: When Adorable Panda Bellies Collide

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by Britt Hayes November 3, 2015 @ 6:33 PM
DreamWorks Animation
DreamWorks has released a new trailer for Kung Fu Panda 3, featuring all sorts of adorable panda antics and one delightfully exasperated red panda kung fu master. Jack Black is back as Po, who embarks on his greatest journey yet — but first, there’s a bit of a family reunion in store.

HBO’s ‘The Brink’ Un-Renewed, Season 2 Officially Canceled

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 27, 2015 @ 5:44 PM
HBO
The Brink may have succeeded in staving off its titular precipice for a second season, but HBO surprisingly seems to have pushed the Jack Black - Tim Robbins geopolitical comedy right back over. The network has officially rescinded its Season 2 renewal, opting instead to cancel The Brink outright.

‘Goosebumps’ Trailer: R.L. Stine’s Books Unleash Monster Mayhem

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by Britt Hayes August 28, 2015 @ 6:28 PM
We’ve been hearing some great things about the Goosebumps movie, and the latest trailer really supports that spooky-kooky-fun vibe, packed with monsters and laughs in equal measure. Not only does Goosebumps bring the creatures of R.L. Stine’s classic horror novels to life, but it also puts Stine himself in the center of it all in a metatextual monster mash.

HBO’s ‘The Brink’ Lives Up to the Name, Edges Out Season 2 Renewal

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 21, 2015 @ 7:59 PM
HBO
HBO’s geopolitical comedy The Brink seemed somewhat touch-and-go for a bit, as Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers picked up a Season 2 renewal, while Brink’s all-star cast of Tim Robbins, Jack Black and Aasif Mandvi drew closer to expiring contracts. That said, The Brink made it to the very edge with a Season 2 pickup, confirming its return for 2016.