Tag Archives: Dane Cook

Dane Cook, Julia Stiles Broadway play delayed

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: When we spoke with Dane Cook at SXSW about his latest film project, “Detention,” the comedian mentioned that he planned on finishing out the year with a scheduled stint on a Broadway show and then several months of writing for a new book he’d publish sometime in[...]

Dane Cook taking break from stand-up comedy – SXSW

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Had a very nice one-on-one with Dane Cook on behalf of his new comedy, “Detention,” which has its world premiere at SXSW last night. During our talk, Cook talked about his role as the elder statesman on the set of young actors, the classic 1980s school principal[...]

Natalie Portman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt films highlight star-studded SXSW Sunday

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The madness that is South By Southwest has begin, and the minute we stepped foot in Austin, we were busy. Here are a few quick updates on what’s happening on the ground at SXSW, and what’s still to come: SXSW 2011, for us, began with the world premiere[...]

Dave Chappelle slays L.A. Laugh Factory with all-new material

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Dave Chappelle gets his own chapter in comedian Jim Breuer’s autobiography “I’m Not High,” which I recently finished. The two infamously starred in the stoner comedy “Half Baked,” but they also almost headlined an ABC sitcom titled “Buddies,” which never made it much further than the pilot[...]

Eva Longoria gets asked on first date over Twitter

HollywoodNews.com: Now that Eva Longoria is officially on the way to ending her marriage to Tony Parker, men everywhere are preparing to ask her out, but one man got there first. Comedian and actor Dane Cook took the opportunity to ask out the ‘Desperate Housewives’ actress over Twitter, reports UsMagazine.com. “Is[...]

Dane Cook to release “I Did My Best – Greatest Hits”

HollywoodNews.com: Dane Cook will be releasing “I Did My Best – Greatest Hits” through Comedy Central Records on November 22. Cook is currently on his American tour of “Dan Cook Live!.” Arguably the biggest comic on the planet, Cook has put together a collection of his best and most popular material,[...]

‘American Idol’ sued in $300 million matter

HollywoodNews.com: A contestant who was once rejected by ‘American Idol’ but then asked to appear on the 2010 finale is not happy about how the situation played out. Ian Benardo is claiming that problems with ‘Idol’ began in 2006 when he first tried out and was told by producers to “gay[...]

Adam Sandler’s “Grown Ups” only for the immature at heart

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Grown Ups (** out of 4) In “Grown Ups,” five childhood friends reunite after years apart to honor the memory of their recently deceased basketball coach. We care, marginally, because they are played by “Saturday Night Live” alums and real-life pals Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, David Spade, Rob[...]

Dane Cook harassed by “American Idol” contestant

Hollywoodnews.com: Stand-up comedian Dane Cook, who delighted “American Idol” viewers with his crooning ability on the finale, is being threatened by Ian Benardo, a one-time hopeful from the TV show. Benardo, a flamboyant diva from a few seasons ago, interrupted Cook’s act by grabbing the microphone away from him and[...]