July 19, 2007
Box Office Guru Preview: Can Chuck and Larry Beat Up Harry?
Two new star-driven Hollywood comedies face off at the box office this weekend in an attempt to unseat Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix from the top spot. Adam Sandler headlines the gay marriage pic I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry while John Travolta goes one step further starring as a heavy-set mom in the musical Hairspray. For the first time in nearly a month, no new release gets an early midweek headstart.
March 1, 2006
RT Visits The "Dreamgirls" Production
RT's Jen and Matt were treated to a razzle-dazzle evening on Monday night for a press presentation of Bill Condon's upcoming Motown showbiz musical, "Dreamgirls." They braved torrential rains to arrive at a tent located just outside the famous Orpheum Theater in downtown Los Angeles, where guests were greeted at the door by throngs of waiters offering trays of martinis and wine -- but would freely flowing libations be enough to melt the hearts and tough opinions of the media?
February 13, 2006
Trailer Bulletin: Talladega Nights
For those of us who loved "Anchorman" and semi-suffered through "Kicking & Screaming," "Bewitched," and "The Producers" while waiting for the Will Ferrell we know and love, well, here comes a movie (and the trailer) you'll want to keep an eye out for. It's "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby," and it hits theaters on August 4th.
October 24, 2005
Filmjerk Report: BloodRayne, "Fantastic" Sequels, and "Bambi 2," Too
Filmjerk.com's Early Report chimes in with its weekly dosage of release date alterations, MPAA ratings, and running time tweaks. This week we get some news on "Bambi 2," "Stuart Little 3," "The Producers," "The Notorious Bettie Page," and the very first rumblings of a "Fantastic Four" sequel release date.
September 23, 2005
Trailer Bulletin: The Producers
The smash-hit Broadway musical that was based on a cult-classic Mel Brooks comedy ... is now a movie again! This December sees the release of the all-new "The Producers," a musical comedy with an all-star cast and a first-time movie director. See the international trailer right here!
December 10, 2004
Kidman Bows Out of The Producers
Citing a scheduling conflict, Nicole Kidman has bowed out of Mel Brooks' big-screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "The Producers." Her rep tells Variety that she "wouldn't have enough time to rehearse the intricate song and dance routines in 'The Producers' before she heads into her next film, the Oz-set 'Eucalyptus,' opposite fellow Aussies Russell Crowe and Geoffrey Rush."