Tag Archives: Dennis Dugan

Rihanna tries on military garb for “Battleship” role

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Though it just recently began shooting, Peter Berg’s “Battleship” has become a whipping boy for the Internet’s movie-blogging clique. Perhaps it’s because the reportedly $200-million “event” picture is based on a board game. Perhaps it’s the cast, which opts for eye candy over proven thespians. (Hello, Brooklyn Decker!) But[...]

Katie Holmes to amp her comedic-timing with Adam Sandler, Al Pacino

HollywoodNews.com: Katie Holmes has scored a female lead in the upcoming Adam Sandler-Al Pacino comedy “Jack and Jill.” The Sony film will be directed by Dennis Dugan, who is behind many of Sandler’s biggest hits including this summer’s “Grown Ups” ($159 million) and the comedian’s biggest grosser, 1999’s “Big Daddy” ($163[...]

Adam Sandler’s “Grown Ups” only for the immature at heart

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Grown Ups (** out of 4) In “Grown Ups,” five childhood friends reunite after years apart to honor the memory of their recently deceased basketball coach. We care, marginally, because they are played by “Saturday Night Live” alums and real-life pals Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, David Spade, Rob[...]

Brooklyn Decker joins Aniston, Sandler in “Just Go With It”

BY STAFF Sports Illustrated cover model Brooklyn Decker has been added to the cast of Columbia Pictures romantic comedy “Just Go With It,” already starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston. In the model’s first movie role, she will play opposite Sandler as the young girl he falls for. The[...]