August 14, 2006
Forget "Dukes of Hazzard 2" -- Is "Super Troopers 2" On Tap for Broken Lizard?
Even though last year's "Dukes of Hazzard" raked in a respectable $80 million at the box office, don't look for another go from the Broken Lizard crew. "Dukes" director Jay Chandrasekhar and fellow Lizard Kevin Heffernan told RT they're over it, and after this month's "Beerfest" they plan on turning their attention to more Broken Lizard projects, including "The Greek Road," "The Babymaker," and ? "Super Troopers 2!"
August 10, 2006
Box Office Preview: "World Trade Center" Arrives in Theaters
Another frame packed with four new national releases is led by Oliver Stone's 9/11 drama "World Trade Center" from Paramount. A trio of lower profile pics round out the weekend - Sony's family adventure "Zoom," Buena Vista's teen drama "Step Up," and The Weinstein Company's horror flick "Pulse." Despite all the new entries, Will Ferrell will try to win the box office title for the second consecutive time with his comedy "Talladega Nights" which has been racing well ahead of its competition since opening last weekend.
June 15, 2006
Trailer Bulletin: "Jackass: Number Two"
If it's possible to take a big step backwards after starring in "The Dukes of Hazzard," then you just know Johnny Knoxville will find a way to do it. Case in point: There's a sequel to "Jackass: The Movie" coming out soon, and there's even a trailer to prove it.
April 28, 2006
The Dukes of Hazzard: The Early Years
IGN FilmForce & Production Weekly report that, sigh, there's going to be a direct-to-video prequel to "The Dukes of Hazzard." If visions of that really awful "Dumb & Dumberer" prequel just popped into your head, trust me, you're not alone.
April 26, 2006
Get Your Goofy MTV Movie Awards Noms Right Here
You thought the awards season ended with the Oscars? Please. MTV's just gearing up for their movie awards, which will be broadcast worldwide on June 8th -- but we have all the nominations listed just a click away. (Interesting to note that not only were Paris Hilton & Rob Schneider nominated for awards, but also that "Hustle & Flow" earned three noms -- a movie produced by "MTV Films.")
April 11, 2006
Lizard Boys Chase "Ambulance"
Broken Lizard, the comedy troupe behind Super Troopers, Club Dread, and the upcoming Beerfest, have another deal lined up with WB. Seems the boys will soon be transformed into a bunch of Ambulance Chasers.
April 5, 2006
Stifler Becomes "Gary the Tennis Coach"
Seann William Scott, best known for playing horny goofball Steve Stifler in the American Pie series, will soon play a janitor who becomes an inspiriational tennis coach in ... Gary the Tennis Coach.
March 3, 2006
2005 Stinker Awards Announced!
Low budget horror film ?Alone in the Dark? took home the industry?s biggest booby prize as Hollywood?s annual anti-Oscars, The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards, dished out awards in 24 competition categories. The dishonors came courtesy of the Los Angeles-based Bad Cinema Society, a panel of movie critics and film fans which annually awards Hollywood's worst films and performances.
February 1, 2006
Razzie Nominations Announced; Easy Targets Run for Cover
Courtesy of their official site come the annual Razzie Awards Nominations ... or as I like to call them: The Amazingly Obvious Fish in a Barrel Nominations in Which We Savage People We Don't Like, Regardless of the Quality of Their Work. Oh, and it seems the Razzers have decided to branch out an include a "Most Tiresome" category, which I happen to find pretty ironic.
December 8, 2005
"Fez" Joins the California Highway Patrol
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wilmer "Fez" Valderrama is set to star in the big-screen adaptation of the 70's cop show "Chips." Whether or not this project will be any better than the big-screen adaptation of the 80's car-fest "The Dukes of Hazzard" is anyobdy's guess.
August 15, 2005
"Four Brother" Split $20 Million at the Weekend Box Office
John Singleton's action drama "Four Brothers" opened in 2,500 theaters to a better-than-expected $20.7 million in its first weekend, handily beating a trio of other newcomers. One of its main competitors was the Kate Hudson bayou thriller "The Skeleton Key," which unlocked nearly $15.8 million (from about 2,800 theaters) in a comparatively slow weekend at the box office.
August 12, 2005
WB Slices into a "Yakuza" Remake
Warner Bros. and producer Billy Gerber plan to mount a remake of Sydney Pollack's 1975 thriller "The Yakuza," says The Hollywood Reporter.
August 10, 2005
What's Gone Wrong with Hollywood?
Universal Pictures distribution chief Nikki Rocco says the studio is going "back to the drawing board" following the box-office failure of the critically praised Cinderella Man.
August 8, 2005
Hazzard Boys "Duke" Out an Easy Win at the Weekend Box Office
WB's big-screen adaptation of "The Dukes of Hazzard" had no problem tackling the #1 spot at the weekend box office, pulling in nearly $30.6 million from over 3,700 theaters. Granted, it was the only movie opening in wide release, but WB has to be pleased with the initial three-day haul.
August 4, 2005
RT Critical Consensus: "Dukes of Hazzard," Running on Fumes
While it was never the pinnacle of sophistication, "The Dukes of Hazzard" maintained a goofy outlaw charm in its heyday on the tube. "Goofy" is an adjective some have used to describe this remake, starring Johnny Knoxville, Seann William Scott, and Jessica Simpson; some less charitable scribes say "dumb" is closer to the truth.
July 26, 2005
Broken Lizard Boys to Hit an All-New "Road"
Comedy troupe Broken Lizard (a.k.a the guys behind "Club Dread" and "Super Troopers") have announced their next movie, and it's Edward Douglas and ComingSoon.net that have the scoop on "The Greek Road."
June 13, 2005
Johnny Knoxville Wants to Steal a Whole "Season"
Variety reports on a rather intriguing fact-based baseball project that's now underway at Warners. "Stolen Season" will tell the story of how a young Rick Dempsey (long before he played for the Baltimore Orioles) unknowingly befriended a bank-robbing little league coach...
May 6, 2005
Trailer Bulletin: "The Dukes of Hazzard"
Still a little bit uncertain about this new "Dukes of Hazzard" movie? Well then head on over to Yahoo! Movies and give the all-new trailer a peek. You might love it or you might hate it ... but it should certainly go a long way to helping you make up your mind!
January 6, 2005
More Pics of Jessica Simpson in Her Daisy Dukes
IGN FilmForce brings word that MTV has posted a new set of pics for the big screen adaptation of "The Dukes of Hazzard." The movie stars Seann William Scott, Johnny Knoxville, and Jessica Simpson as cousins who try to save their uncle's farm from being taken over by the corrupt sheriff, Boss Hogg. The movie will be in theaters this summer.