At 60 years old, an age she freely admits, Mary Steenburgen has had an amazing career. She's an Oscar-winning actress, an award-winning song writer and has starred in so many projects that are a major part of pop culture from 'Elf' to 'Back to the Future III' to 'Step Brothers.' She continues to work and, maybe most impressively, isn't just playing the grandma in a movie. She's the romantic lead in a movie opening today, 'Last Vegas' with Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline.
We caught up with Steenburgen to talk about her impressive career, the 'Step Brothers' outtakes, a return to 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' and how nerds keep coming up to her wanting to talk about 'Back to the Future' 23 years later.
What do you get when Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline journey to Las Vegas in a movie? If this were a few decades ago, they'd probably all double cross and kill each other. But today? They get to play old buddies having one last hurrah in a similar fashion to 'The Hangover.' Because the only thing funner than old, drunk people are old, drunk movie stars. Or at least that's what everyone involved with 'Last Vegas' thinks.
Okay: that headline is unfair. The first 'Last Vegas' trailer isn't 'The Hangover' with old people...it's 'The Hangover' with four actors who were, once upon a time, some of the absolute best in the business. There was a time when when Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline headlining a movie would have been a major event. But what about now? The 'Last Vegas' trailer certainly thinks this is a big deal, but is it?
Who wants to see a bunch of old dudes party like it's 1999 on the big screen? We do! And the gathering is going to happen sooner rather than later for the upcoming geriatric 'Hangover'-type comedy 'Last Vegas.'
Morgan Freeman, who at last count, has starred in approximately 24,681 movies, is about to add one more to a resume that unrolls off the desk, out the door, and across six states. The popular actor will be tackling one last hangover in the upcoming comedy 'Last Vegas.'
Robert De Niro has officially joined 'Last Vegas,' which would have him among four older gentleman traveling to the city of sin for a bachelor party. One imagines that hijinks and supposed hilarity will follow. Michael Douglas is already confirmed to play the bachelor, the other two gentlemen have yet to be cast.
The news that Michael Douglas is set to star in the upcoming CBS Films comedy 'Last Vegas' practically blew up the movie world yesterday afternoon, but who else will be joining the cast? After all, this is an ensemble comedy, Douglas shouldn't be the only one pulling the comedic punches.
Michael Douglas once played a high-rolling New York City corporate raider in 'Wall Street' and won an Oscar for it. Now he's headed for another town where the money flies fast and loose in the upcoming comedy, 'Last Vegas.'
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