Tag Archives: Carell

Is Steve Carell on his way to becoming an Oscar favorite?

One of the 2014 Oscar contenders I’m most looking forward to is Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher, which stars Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo, and Channing Tatum. I’ll be getting more in depth into that one later on this year, but after the news this week that Carell has also added another project[...]

Steve Carell bids “The Office” farewell, but what’s next?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: After weeks (months?) or teasing, Steve Carell leaves “The Office” tonight during a special, 52-minute extended episode. As the story goes, Carell’s character, the dimwitted but well-intentioned Michael Scott, is heading to Colorado to marry Holly (Amy Ryan), the love of his life. And while most[...]

Steve Carell ready for life after “The Office”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: For those who haven’t seen last night’s “The Office” yet, skip ahead, as we’re about to drop a major spoiler. Are you gone? I’m warning you. Leave until you’ve caught up with your DVR. OK, so, Steve Carell’s character, Michael Scott, proposed to girlfriend Holly (Amy[...]

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[...]

Steve Carell is the “Hollywood Movie Star of the Week”

By Anthony D’Alessandro HollywoodNews.com: It’s been said that death is easier than comedy; however, Steve Carell wears the genre as feasibly as a glove. Some of the best comedic actors make a living by portraying offbeat characters; however, some of the better clowns can segue between the straight man and[...]

Ricky Gervais will not replace Steve Carell in U.S. version of “The Office”

HollywoodNews.com: Will Ricky Gervais replace Steve Carell on the U.S. version of “The Office,” and reclaim the role the thesp originally played in the U.K. series? “Ricky Gervais? There’s no way,” Steve Carell told ABC News. “He doesn’t want to do that at all.” The name of Gervais’ character in[...]

Steve Carell presents ‘Dinner for Schmucks’ diorama gift to David Letterman

HollywoodNews.com: Steve Carell visited the “Late Show with David Letterman” to promote his latest film “Dinner for Schmucks,” which opens in theaters on July 30th. While Carell was there, he presented Letterman with a special gift custom made for him. He pulled out an intricate mouse diorama, a hobby his[...]

Steve Carell, Paul Rudd tick off Chili’s with LeBron ESPY’s spoof

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Either somebody at Chili’s needs to add some more flair buttons to their outfit, or the corporate office of the restaurant chain has a good sense of humor. The company responded “harshly” to a spoof “Dinner for Schmucks” stars Steve Carell and Paul Rudd performed during[...]

Steve Carell’s ‘Dinner for Schmucks’ releases new photos

HollywoodNews.com: Steve Carell’s latest film “Dinner for Schmucks” has just released new photos for the film directed by Jay Roach. “Dinner for Schmucks” tells the story of Tim (Paul Rudd), a guy on the verge of having it all. The only thing standing between him and total career success is[...]

Steve Carell taps into his inner super-villain in ‘Despicable Me’

By Todd Gilchrist HollywoodNews.com: Even as the bumbling boss on TV’s The Office, Steve Carell basically plays a good guy, and has frequently tackled roles that required him to charm audiences rather than creep them out. But in his new film, Despicable Me, Carell plays an animated super-villain named Gru,[...]