Tag Archives: Ice Cube

“Straight Outta Compton” is making the case for Oscar consideration

During the end of the summer, any surprise critical and financial success story seems to generate Oscar buzz. Frankly, that’s sort of the case whenever an early year or pre awards season release exceeds expectations. This year however, we have an interesting case to study in the biopic Straight Outta[...]

Woody Harrelson, Ice Cube to film “Rampart” in October

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Oren Moverman is about to move from Army soldiers to LAPD officers. The director of the Oscar-nominated “The Messenger” will begin filming his follow-up, “Rampart,” in October, with Ice Cube and “Messenger” co-stars Woody Harrelson and Ben Foster in the cast. The film follows a series of[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘The Switch,’ ‘Piranha 3D,’ ‘Vampires Suck’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: The late August clearance sale began for studios this weekend when no less than five wide releases opened, some of rather dubious critical distinction, but not one of them could dislodge last week’s barn -burner winner, “The Expendables” for the top spot at the box office. It’s[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: Five films go to war with ‘Expendables’

HollywoodNews.com: As the summer movie season begins to fade, a blitzkrieg of films are being dumped at theaters, but box office gurus believe that “The Expendables” will hold at No. 1 with $15 -$17 million. Through Thursday, the Sylvester Stallone actioner has collected a nice bounty of $48.4[...]

‘Are We There Yet?’ gets an additional 90 episodes

HollywoodNews.com: TBS has ordered an additional 90 episodes of the hit sitcom “Are We There Yet?” following this summer’s highly successful 10-episode run. The series, which stars Terry Crews (“Everybody Hates Chris”) and Essence Atkins (“Half and Half”), is produced by Revolution Studios and Cube Vision and distributed by[...]

Bow Wow’s ‘Lottery Ticket’ releases new featurette

HollywoodNews.com: Erik White’s new film “Lottery Ticket” starring Bow Wow, Ice Cube, Brandon T. Jackson, Naturi Naughton, Keith David, Charles Q. Murphy, Loretta Devine, and Terry Crews has just released a new featurette for the film. Kevin Carson (Bow Wow), a young man living in the projects, wins $370 million[...]

Ice Cube excited to star in ‘Rampart’ with Ben Foster

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Ice Cube is eagerly anticipating unsheathing his edge as an actor later this summer, when he goes before the cameras with Woody Harrelson and Ben Foster in “Rampart” – Oren Moverman’s adaptation of James Ellroy’s novel about L.A.P.D. corruption in the early ‘90s. “I’ve[...]

Ice Cube Making His Presence Known on TBS’s New ‘Are We There Yet?’ Series

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith Hollywoodnews.com: Ice Cube feels like he got the best of both worlds – as actor and executive producer — with TBS’s June 2-debuting series spinoff of his hit “Are We There Yet?” big screen comedies. He tells us that Revolution Studios chieftain Joe[...]

Tribeca Film Festival Announces Premiere of Ice Cube’s “Straight Outta L.A.”

BY STAFF The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) today announced that the ESPN Films “30 for 30” production, Ice Cube’s Straight Outta L.A., will have its world premiere at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by American Express. The film will serve as the gala premiere of the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film[...]