Tag Archives: David Koechner

“Piranha 3D” sequel dives into production

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: What would you call a sequel to last summer’s “Piranha 3D,” a gory and graphic but downright fun horror comedy? “Piranha 3DD,” of course. Dimension Films has started production on the sequel, with principal photography currently underway in Wilmington, N.C. John Gulager, who helmed “Feast,” will direct. The[...]

Ricky Gervais, Will Arnett confirmed for “The Office” finale

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Could that Ricky Gervais drive-by on “The Office” a few weeks back be the start of something special? Or is someone else in line to replace Steve Carell’s departing Michael Scott now that the NBC sitcom has been renewed for an eighth season? These burning questions should be[...]

Will Ferrell heading to NBC’s ‘The Office’

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The search for Steve Carell’s replacement on NBC’s “The Office” has led to another funnyman with television roots: Will Ferrell. NBC announced that Ferrell, who previously worked with Carell on “Anchorman,” will guest star on “The Office” for four episodes as the sitcom brings Michael Scott’s involvement to[...]

14th Annual Hollywood Film Festival unveils line-up

HollywoodNews.com: The 14th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, has unveiled its line-up of finalists for this year’s festival, founder and executive director Carlos de Abreu announced today. The programming includes features, documentaries and shorts from around the world. The Hollywood Film Festival, which takes place October[...]

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost in new “Paul” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: In August, we witnessed an Edgar Wright film that didn’t prominently feature Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (for examples of the opposite formula, pop in “Shaun of the Dead” or “Hot Fuzz” and prepare to laugh). The film was “Scott Pilgrim,” and while Wright breathed radiance into[...]

“Anchorman 2” set to roll in 2011

By Staff Get ready to grow your hair long and throw litter on the ground, because director Adam McKay and his leading man Will Ferrell are bringing the gang back together for “Anchorman 2.” “Sweet Eli Whitney’s nose,” as Will Ferrell’s Ron Burgundy character would exclaim. Filming is to start in[...]