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Spotlight on the Stars: Steve Carell

For this week’s spotlight piece, I wanted to look at someone from the cast of the upcoming movie Foxcatcher. I had three incredibly talented men to choose from, but I ultimately went with Steve Carell, a talented comedic actor finally getting his time to shine dramatically. The man has been[...]

Zach Galifianakis at the Hollywood Awards Gala

HollywoodNews.com: Zach Galifianakis will soon be seen in Todd Phillips’ “Due Date,” co-starring Robert Downey Jr.. He moved to New York City after failing his last college course by one point at North Carolina State University. He got his start performing his brand of humor in the back of a[...]

Hollywood Fest to Honor Zach Galifianakis and Jennifer Lawrence at the Hollywood Awards Gala

HollywoodNews.com: The 14th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, are pleased to announce that the star of “Due Date” Zach Galifianakis will receive the “Hollywood Comedy Actor Award” and actress Jennifer Lawrence will be recognized with the “New Hollywood Award,” at the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony. The[...]

Steve Carell to wave magical wand in New Line comedy

HollywoodNews.com: Thanks to Steve Carell, a project that has been in development for the last four years at New Line, “Burt Wonderstone,” will finally see the light of day. Per Variety, New Line bought the source material, which was a spec entitled “Burt Dickenson: The Most Powerful Magician on Planet Earth”[...]

‘Star Trek 2’ wish list hinted by actor Bruce Greenwood

HollywoodNews.com: As J.J. Abrams keeps any kind of news about the “Star Trek” sequel under wraps, Bruce Greenwood, who played James T. Kirk’s mentor Captain Pike in the film, would love to be in the film; in fact he’d love the character to have his own franchise. Speaking with Collider, Greenwood[...]

‘Expendables’ explodes, ‘Eat Pray Love’ is bountiful, while ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ lacks ‘Game Genie.’

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Proving once again that films aimed at older audiences have theoretically stronger legs than those aimed at teens, ‘The Expendables’ and ‘Eat Pray Love’ both had strong weekend multipliers and both performed at or above realistic expectations. With all the hub-bub regarding ‘the guy movie vs.[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘The Other Guys,’ ‘Step Up 3D,’ ‘Middle Men’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Can Sony Pictures do no wrong this summer? Clearly it is the studio with the midas touch for the season. With no “Spider Man” in the lineup they have managed to deliver solid triples every time at bat even if they haven’t come near to a[...]

“Other Guys” knocks “Inception” off its box-office perch

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Inception” was toppled at the box office this weekend by a couple of “Other Guys.” Adam McKay’s comedy, which stars Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell as mismatched NYPD officers, took in an estimated $35.6 million – good for the top slot at the domestic box. If the number[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘Dinner For Schmucks,’ ‘Get Low’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Although boxoffice was up compared to this week a year ago and Christopher Nolan’s remarkable “Inception” remains the number one movie for the third week in a row with an estimated $27 million and only a 36% drop week to week, it does seem like the dog[...]

‘Inception’ three-peats as ‘Dinner For Schmucks’ opens well, but ‘Cats and Dogs 2’ tanks

By Steve Mendelson Hollywoodnews.com: ‘Inception’ was number one for the third straight weekend, as it fended off three challengers and neared the $200 million mark. Dropping just 35%, the Chris Nolan thriller grossed another $27.5 million for a new total of $193 million. It will likely cross the $200 million mark[...]
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