September 12, 2007
Total Recall: Across the Universe And The Beatles On Film
This week, Across the Universe hits theaters. Julie Taymor's film, starring Evan Rachel Wood and Jim Sturgess as a young couple in the midst of the heady, chaotic 1960s, utilizes the Beatles' music to evoke the time period. With that in mind, it's a good time to take a closer look at the Beatles' cinematic legacy.
September 5, 2007
Sacha Baron Cohen Commits to Two Starring Roles
He's kept a relatively low profile since testing the boundaries of comedy with Borat last year, but all that's about to change -- Variety reports that Sacha Baron Cohen has chosen his next two starring roles.
May 8, 2007
Mike Myers Unveils New Character In "The Love Guru"
As Mike Myers' fans await the returns of beloved characters like Shrek, Austin Powers and his many "Saturday Night Live" bits, Myers is hard at work coming up with something new. "The Love Guru" will be his next live action film, and it is a character he has already been performing to theater audiences for the past year.
May 7, 2007
Dr. Evil to Star in "Austin Powers 4"
Mike Myers has two of the most lucrative comedy franchises in history, with "Austin Powers" and "Shrek." As "Shrek the Third" rolls out to theaters, with Dreamworks planning "Shrek 4" and other spin-offs, Myers has not laid his international man of mystery to rest yet either.
March 7, 2006
Stiller & Carrey Get "Used" in New Mexico
Ben Stiller and Jim Carrey are set to co-star for the first time in Jay Roach's "Used Guys," which is set to begin shooting in New Mexico this June. Director Roach (he directed all three "Austin Powers" movies) is a native of New Mexico, and everyone from his folks to the Governer are pretty excited about the project.
October 12, 2005
There's Word of a New "Austin Powers" Sequel -- Two Words, Actually
Fans of the long-running (and seriously profitable) "Austin Powers" series may just have a new sequel to kick around ... depending on whom you ask. Mike Myers says one thing, Michael York says another -- but one thing's certain: Key people ARE discussing a fourth "Powers" play, most likely to be released in tandem with the next 007 movie.
September 1, 2005
Carrey and Stiller to Team Up as "Used Guys"
Jim Carrey and Ben Stiller will team up to play "Used Guys" for director Jay Roach, says Variety. It's a high-concept comedy about two obsolete pleasure clones who have a tough time making it in the futuristic world.