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Pac-Man, Donkey Kong and Other Classic Arcade Game Characters Destroy Earth in New ‘Pixels’ Posters

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by Jacob Hall 2 days ago
Sony Pictures
What are we to make of ‘Pixels,’ the big budget feature adaptation of a cute short film that made the internet rounds a few years back? On one hand, it’s a cute premise. But it stars Adam Sandler. It’s the next film by Chris Columbus, who has made his fair share of amusing family adventures. But it stars Adam Sandler. It features the acting talents of the great Peter Dinklage and the often funny Josh Gad. But it stars Adam Sandler. However, these new posters for the film don’t feature Sandler’s name or face, so consider this a good start.

‘The Wedding Ringer’ Red-Band Trailer Gets NSFW Just in Time for the Holidays

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by Britt Hayes November 20, 2014 @ 5:30 PM
One of the more puzzling bits of marketing is the addition of featuring quotes from Twitter users who have seen an upcoming film at a sneak preview screening—it's an approach heavily relied upon in the new red band trailer for 'The Wedding Ringer,' the Josh Gad and Kevin Hart bromance buddy comedy. The red band element should be enough of a gimmick to enhance the odd couple shenanigans of Gad and Hart, but the studio is really pushing this whole "random Twitter user expresses profane excitement for this film!" schtick.

'Angry Birds' Movie First Look: Jason Sudeikis, Peter Dinklage and More Join the Cast

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by Nick Romano October 1, 2014 @ 8:47 AM
Sony Pictures Animation
Angry Birds continues its world-wide domination, as the first ever 'Angry Birds' movie keeps on truckin' along, but here's a major new development! While last we heard the film would be ready for a 2016 release with some veteran animators at the helm, today brings our first look at these walkin', talkin', pig-hatin' birds as animated characters. Better still, we finally know who's going to be voicing them on the big screen!

'The Incredible Mr. Limpet' Remake Adds Jon Hamm, Sarah Silverman, Josh Gad and More

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by Britt Hayes July 8, 2014 @ 9:31 PM
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Director Richard Linklater recently impressed with 'Boyhood,' the incredible movie that took the filmmaker 12 years to make. But one of his next projects is decidedly much different: a remake of 'The Incredible Mr. Limpet,' with Zach Galifianakis filling the funny shoes of Don Knotts in the title role. The project is drawing boatloads of talent, including Jon Hamm, Sarah Silverman, Josh Gad, and many more.

FX's 'The Comedians': Billy Crystal's TV Return with Josh Gad Given Series Order For 2015

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 19, 2014 @ 6:44 PM
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A while back we learned of the exciting prospect that comedy legend Billy Crystal would return to TV with 'Book of Mormon' and 'Frozen' star Josh Gad in an FX remake of Swedish comedy series 'The Comedians.' Now, the project has officially been greenlit to series, pairing the elder comedy legend with his younger go-getting counterpart for a 2015 premiere.

Comic Strip: Josh Gad Rumored for 'Fantastic Four,' 'X-Men' Empire Covers, and More Superheroes on TV

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by Nick Romano January 28, 2014 @ 8:53 AM
Fox/Empire/Marvel
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. Today, 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' teamed up with Empire magazine to bring bloggers the most annoying reveal of all time (plus a Burger King Kids Club-looking Quicksilver), both Marvel and DC beef up their TV spheres, and more!

'Gilligan's Island' Heads to the Big Screen With 'Jobs' Star Josh Gad

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by Britt Hayes December 17, 2013 @ 1:02 PM
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Warner Bros. has apparently looked at its DVD shelf and randomly selected '60s TV series 'Gilligan's Island' as the next property to get the big-screen modernization. The studio has chosen to polish off the property and give it a go with 'Jobs' and 'Book of Mormon' star Josh Gad, who will co-write and star in the film adaptation. And it should be a pretty easy, paint-by-numbers job since the roles and plot are all spelled out in the theme song.

'Frozen' Review

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by Jordan Hoffman November 27, 2013 @ 7:15 AM
Disney
Sometimes great artistry comes from coloring inside the lines.
Walt Disney Animation's newest film, 'Frozen,' does precious little to push the boundaries of narrative storytelling. Indeed, it is a quite predictable – might I even suggest formulaic - culmination of elements. While picking over the bones of a half-remembered Hans Christian Andersen story, 'The Snow Queen,' Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck's film expands certain themes, disposes of some characters and, of course, modernizes a bit for contemporary audiences. However, miraculously, this doesn't feel like a Xerox of a Xerox impersonating a classic Disney film. There's precious little winking; hardly any of the 'Shrek'-effect. 'Frozen' has enough of the goods to play it straight and succeed on its own terms. It is a major entry in family-friendly entertainment, one that ought to reverberate for years with tie-in toys and stage productions.

FX Bily Crystal Comedy 'The Comedians' Adds 'JOBS' Josh Gad

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 15, 2013 @ 9:24 PM
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We were excited enough to hear that comedy legend and occasional Oscars host Billy Crystal would return to TV for the forthcoming FX single camera pilot 'The Comedians,' but he certainly won't be doing it alone. 'jOBS' star and former '1600 Penn' lead Josh Gad has signed on for the leading role opposite Billy Crystal, but what will 'The Comedians' have to say about the state of the game?

'jOBS' Trailer: It Takes Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs to Start a Revolution

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by Nick Romano June 21, 2013 @ 12:01 PM
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When we first saw Ashton Kutcher all dressed up as the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, we were blown away by the authentic transformation. Now we can finally get a taste of his Jobs acting chops in the first 'jOBS' trailer, released by Open Road Films.