July 24, 2014
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's 10 Best Movies
From the football field to the professional wrestling arena to the big screen, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has dominated every field he's entered -- and with his latest action outing, Brett Ratner's Hercules, flexing its way into cineplexes this weekend, we figured now would be a pretty good time to honor that success by taking a fond look back at what he's been cooking at theaters since breaking into the movie business. Oil up those pecs, because it's time for Total Recall!
November 14, 2013
Same Role, Different Actors
In the entertainment world, nothing succeeds like success. For decades, we've been treated to television spinoffs of popular movies, and blockbuster silver screen reboots of decades-old TV properties. Still, audiences have a natural curiosity about how their old favorites will be handled in a different format, and how a new actor or actress will perform in an already-familiar role. With that in mind, we've compiled a brief list of roles that were occupied by different thespians when a franchise made the shift from movies to TV (or vice versa). We know there are plenty more examples out there, so be sure to tell us some of your favorites in the comments.
November 3, 2008
RT on DVD: Get Smart, Futurama: Bender's Game and the Obama DVD Controversy
This week, pick up Steve Carell's sweetly bumbling spy antics (Get Smart), the promising new Futurama movie (Bender's Game), a few early holiday treats (Shrek the Halls, A Christmas Story Collector's Edition) and more, plus learn about the future of digital movie rentals and another controversial election-timed DVD coming in the mail.
October 10, 2008
Weekly Ketchup: Steve Carell to Get Smart again.
This week saw the announcement of a couple of sequels, some casting news/rumors for two big DC Comics titles, two new biopics and adaptations of some classic English lit. Thankfully, no remakes this week!
October 7, 2008
Carell Commits to Get Smart Sequel, New Warners Deal
Steve Carell is a popular guy at Warner Bros. these days -- not only is the studio moving ahead on a "Get Smart" sequel, but it's signed Carell to a three-year first-look deal for projects starring, or produced by, the actor.
June 23, 2008
RT on DVD: A Killer Sopranos Set; WALL-E Gets a Friend
You thought the Sex and the City DVD collection was expensive? Start saving up for the ultimate Sopranos box set, coming this fall. Also look for a DVD spin-off from last weekend's Get Smart, and find out what new robot character Pixar might have planned to keep WALL-E company! Plus, this week's new releases after the jump.
June 20, 2008
Review Revue: Get Smart or Love Guru?
This week you've got your choice between high concept date movies, but are either Get Smart or The Love Guru worth your precious dollars? Find out in the latest Review Revue (and also look for your chance to win more Rotten Tomatoes swag)!
June 20, 2008
Alan Arkin Talks Get Smart
For Alan Arkin, his role in Get Smart is just the latest addition to a long career -- and another high note in a pleasantly unexpected resurgence.
June 19, 2008
Box Office Guru Preview: Get Smart Spies Top Spot
Two big star-driven studio comedies invade North American multiplexes on Friday giving audiences even more choices during what has been a scorching hot June box office. Steve Carell headlines the action-comedy Get Smart from Warner Bros. while Paramount counters with its Mike Myers starrer The Love Guru. Meanwhile a line-up of solid performers from past weeks will still be in theaters helping the overall industry deliver another busy session.
May 12, 2008
Five Favorite Films with Get Smart Director Peter Segal
Director Peter Segal has spent time with The Klumps, gone 50 First Dates, and lived through Anger Management. This year, the go-to guy for summer comedies is gearing up to Get Smart, the spy spoof update starring Steve Carrell, Anne Hathaway, and Alan Arkin that's out June 20. Read on to find out Segal's five favorite movies as told to RT.
May 1, 2008
Is Summer Bad for Movies?
Summer blockbuster season always brings many of the year's highest-grossing films -- but is it killing American movie culture?
February 28, 2008
The Rock Wants Your Loose Teeth
Try and imagine, if you will, how you might have felt if you had woken up one night during your childhood to find Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson standing over your bed, holding a bag full of teeth.
February 14, 2008
A Smart Valentine, With a Dose of KAOS
RT got our hands on several new exclusive images from Get Smart, the Steve Carell/Anne Hathaway flick in which Maxwell Smart and his crew go to the mat with the evil masterminds behind KAOS.
January 25, 2008
(International) Trailer Bulletin: Get Smart
The international trailer for this summer's Get Smart has hit the Web, and because there's nothing better than starting off your Friday with some slinky Anne Hathaway and a shoe phone, we're posting it here!
December 12, 2007
The Rock to Play Black Adam in Shazam!
With a superstar like Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson attached to the comic book movie Shazam!, those unfamiliar with the superhero might assume Johnson's playing the title role. However, as The Rock himself is quick to explain, the comic's fans really wanted him to play supporting character Black Adam.
August 6, 2007
An Inspired Get Smart Cameo Revealed!
Next year's Get Smart already looks to be one of the more highly anticipated comedies of 2008. With a warmly received trailer and a cast already including Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin, Terence Stamp, and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, the buzz couldn't get much better. At least, not without an inspired bit of cameo casting, one which Ain't It Cool News scooped over the weekend.