David Gordon Green puts his stamp on "Halloween" and crafts a terrific sequel                "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" deliciously pairs Richard E. Grant with Melissa McCarthy                "22 July" sees Paul Greengrass effectively depict another tragic historical event                Timothée Chalamet and Rachel Weisz to be Honored at Hollywood Film Awards                Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet are gunning for awards with "Beautiful Boy"                "Bad Times At The El Royale" is overstuffed yet pulpy fun from Drew Goddard                87 films will contend for Best Foreign Language Feature this year                "First Man" is another stunning achievement for Damien Chazelle and Ryan Gosling                Updated Academy Award predictions for early October                Bradley Cooper makes a stunning directorial debut with the Oscar frontrunner "A Star Is Born"                Trailer for 'Vice' reveals Adam McKay's biopic of Dick Cheney                Taking a look at potential Best Original Screenplay contenders                Nicole Kidman to Receive Hollywood Film Award                “First Man” and “A Star Is Born”: Films to see in October                Taking a look at potential Best Adapted Screenplay contenders        

Tag Archives: Flight of the Conchords

Oscars: Bret McKenzie talks “Muppets,” music and the magic of Jim Henson – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: “The Muppets” soundtrack rarely leaves the CD player in our house. My boys, ages 7 and 3, adore the movie’s catchy tunes, from the opening number of “Life’s a Happy Song” to the sentimental “Man or Muppet.” My youngest repeats Fozzie’s line “I didn’t do it, I’ve[...]

“Hobbit” adds “Conchords” star as elf

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Bret McKenzie, best known for his role in HBO comedy musical “Flight of the Conchords,” has been cast as an elf in Peter Jackson’s adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit.” The project, currently filming in New Zealand, follows Bilbo Baggins’ (Martin Freeman) epic quest to reclaim the lost[...]

KRISTEN SCHAAL TO HOST WRITERS GUILD AWARDS IN NEW YORK

hollywoodnews.com: Kristen Schaal will host the Writers Guild of America Awards New York ceremony. The awards will be held on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at the AXA Equitable Center in New York City. Once described by New York Magazine as one of the “Ten Funniest New Yorkers You Never Heard Of,”[...]

‘Despicable Me’ mini-movies coming to Blu-ray and DVD in December

HollywoodNews.com: Everyone’s favorite new hilarious animation film, “Despicable Me,” is finally coming to your home theater. On December 14, Universal Studios Home Entertainment will release the film with some bonus features. For a limited time only a trio of all-new, hilarious adventures starring the film’s endearingly mischievous Minions, will be[...]

Steve Carell’s shoes on ‘Office’ could be filled by McBride, Darby

HollywoodNews.com: Whoever gets hired to fill Steve Carell’s shoes on NBC’s “The Office” in fall 2011 has big feet. Word has it from EW and Collider that producers are reaching out to burgeoning comedy icons Danny McBride and Rhys Darby. Both respectively hail from HBO comedies “Eastbound[...]

‘Dinner for Schmucks” Vollard gives out sex tips

By Anthony D’Alessandro HollywoodNews.com: Talk about hysterical. Jemaine Clement of “Flight of the Conchords” fame has made a few mocku-docus on Funny or Die on behalf of his sexually-charged character Kieran Vollard in “Dinner for Schmucks.” Vollard plays a free-loving artist who attempts to woo Tim’s (Paul Rudd) girlfriend[...]

Has “Men In Black” found its next villain?

Hollywoodnews.com: Has “Men In Black” found its third villain? It’s possible that when Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones reunite for the next installment of the science-fiction comedy series, they will be facing off against Jemaine Clement of HBO’s “Flight of the Conchords.” EW’s PopWatch is saying Clement might go where next[...]

MTV Movie Awards to be hosted by Aziz Ansari

Aziz Ansari may not be a household name yet, but he will be after his next gig. Recently he can be seen on the NBC show “Parks and Recreation,” that is from the producers of “The Office.” In addition, he landed a role in MTV’s sketch show “Human Giant,” which[...]