Tag Archives: Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Chloe Grace Moretz on Martin Scorsese, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and the 3D “Hugo”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: There’s a delicious irony to the fact that Isabelle, Chloe Grace Moretz’s inquisitive character from Martin Scorsese’s capricious “Hugo,” has never seen a movie. After all, the versatile actress already has played a vampire (“Let Me In”), an ass-kicking superhero (“Kick-Ass”), and a socially savvy middle schooler[...]

Russell Brand’s ‘Hop’ hops over Jake Gyllenhaal to take Weekend Box

By Pat Ryder HollywoodNews.com: The Universal family flick “Hop” seems to have hopped away with the biggest opening this weekend. The combination live-action and animation film, starring a Russell Brand-voiced Easter Bunny, is estimated to have earned a three-day gross of $38.1 million. According to Eonline, ‘Hop’ passed the Jake Gyllenhaal thriller[...]

“Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules” franchise wins with $24.4 million

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: In a somewhat surprising result, the heavily-advertised action-fantasy Sucker Punch (teaser/trailer) did not top the box office this weekend, losing a close race to the lower-profile but popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid franchise. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules was number one for the[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond – “Sucker Punch”

By Pete Hammond If you disliked the film as much as I did (and three quarters of the nation’s “critics” agree with me according to Rotten Tomatoes) certainly the temptation is there to come up with every possible variation on Sucker Punch’s ill-conceived title. I felt “sucker-punched” after seeing[...]

“Diary of a Wimpy Kid” star Zachary Gordon – Our Exclusive Interview!

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: In 20th Century Fox’s upcoming “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” sequel, older brothers appear to have the upper hand over their defenseless younger siblings. That means the deceitful Rodrick Heffley (Devon Bostick) is going to make life extremely difficult for our hero, Greg (Zachary Gordon), the wimpy[...]

“Wimpy Kid” sequel, “Rodrick Rules,” gets trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: You can have Justin Bieber, whose 3D movie has placed a vice grip on February. The O’Connell family patiently waits for March, when the second “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” movie, “Rodrick Rules,” arrives in theaters. We’re a house of boys, and my soon-to-be 7-year-old son has taken[...]

Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon in first “Water for Elephants” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: 20th Century Fox today announced release dates and summaries for its early 2011 slate. In the presser were details about a “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” sequel (yay!), a “Big Momma’s House” sequel (yikes!) and brief plot details on the potential summer blockbusters “X-Men: First Class” and[...]

“Wimpy Kid” sequel in the works

Fox’s “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” has proven to be a modest family hit – pulling in $25 million as of March 25 – so it’s no real surprise the studio has initiated plans to develop a sequel. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules” adapts the second book in[...]