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'Frozen' Is Top Animated Film Of All-Time, 10th Highest-Grossing Film Ever

March 31st, 2014 3:34pm EDT
Frozen
This year's Best Animated Feature Oscar-winner Frozen has topped another hit Disney Film -- "Toy Story 3" -- on the all time list of the highest-grossing animated films of all time.

The instant classic, based on Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale "The Snow Queen," has grossed $1.07 billion worldwide and counting, moving into 10th place on the all-time list behind "The Dark Knight Rises."

The film features characters voiced by Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell and recently opened in Japan, where it's expected to pull in enough to climb past the third film in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilog...
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Josh Gad To Write & Star In 'Gilligan's Island' Movie

December 18th, 2013 8:49am EST
Josh Gad
The popular 1960s television series "Gilligan's Island" is heading to the big screen. Actor Josh Gad is co-writing and starring in the upcoming project.

Benji Samit and Dan Hernadez are helping Gad write the script. Lloyd and Ross Schwartz, the offspring of the show's creator Sherwood Schwartz, will be executive producers.

Additional details about casting have not been released.

"Gilligan's Island" aired from 1964-67 and featured seven castaways trapped on an island - Gilligan (Bob Denver), the professor (Russell Johnson), the skipper (Alan Hale Jr.), Ginger the movie star (Tina Louise),...
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Celebrities React To Ben Affleck Playing Batman

August 23rd, 2013 10:11pm EDT
Ben Affleck
A lot of famous fans were stunned when it was revealed overnight that Ben Affleck will replace Christian Bale as Batman in the 2015 "Man Of Steel" follow-up.

Check out what some celebs said on Twitter about the casting:

Wil Wheaton said: "Really looking forward to seeing Affleck bring the depth and gravitas to Batman that he brought to Daredevil and Gigli."

Comedian Jim Gaffigan added: "I'd react to Ben Affleck getting an acting role but I'm still recovering from Beyonce's haircut."

Funnyman Billy Eichner noted: "How dare Ben Affleck ruin the integrity of a franchise where a grown man p...
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Ashton Kutcher's 'JOBS' Biopic Gets An Official Release Date

June 12th, 2013 4:35pm EDT
Ashton Kutcher : JOBS
The upcoming biopic 'JOBS' starring Ashton Kutcher as the enigmatic business guru, Steve Jobs, has finally received a release date.

The highly anticipated film devoted to one of the biggest technological figureheads of the 21st century is slated to release this year, August 16th. The film details the early life of Jobs, in the early 1970s through 2001.  Important figures such as Steve Wozniak (Josh Gad) will make an appearance as well.

Perhaps the most intriguing aspect of the movie is the explanation of the culminating events leading to the establishment of Apple Corporation, one of the ...
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Jessica Biel Says Her Farts Smell Like Air Freshener In New PSA About The Water Crisis

March 14th, 2013 5:00pm EDT
Jessica Biel
Jessica Biel, Jason Bateman and Josh Gad know the importance of clean water and spreading the word to help those who don't have access to it.

The three stars have joined Matt Damon's toilet strike, pledging not to go to the bathroom until everyone in the world has access to clean water and sanitation. They appear in a hilarious new public service annoucement about the issue.

"It's easy for me actually," says Biel. "Because I have never gone to the bathroom in my entire life."

Gad, who stars in "1600 Penn," adds, "I haven't peed or pooped in four days. And I feel great."

Biel remarks: "I...
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Live Out Your Rock 'N Roll Inner Dreams With 'The Rocker' On DVD And Blu-Ray Jan. 27

January 7th, 2009 6:00pm EST
The Rocker
Opportunity rocks! School of Rock meets Spinal Tap in the "flat-out funny" (Richard Roeper, "At The Movies") comedy for the rock star in everyone as The Rocker takes center stage on DVD and Blu-ray Disc (BD) January 27th from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Rainn Wilson (The Office, Juno) drums up huge laughs in "the surprise comedy of the summer" (Ben Lyons, E!) as Robert "Fish" Fishman, a man living in a rock 'n' roll dream…but waking up in a midlife crisis! After being kicked out of '80s metal band Vesuvius just before they hit superstardom, "Fish" spends the next 20 years in r...
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Interview: Rainn Wilson Lays Down Tracks Beyond 'The Office' in New Film 'The Rocker'

August 20th, 2008 9:55am EDT
Rainn Wilson
(HollywoodChicago.com) – Rainn Wilson is more than just the popular NBC character Dwight Schrute. The bespectacled antagonist of “The Office” is nowhere in evidence this time around as Wilson sat down with HollywoodChicago.com to talk about his new film “The Rocker”.

The theater and TV veteran expressed a thoughtfulness and gratitude about his journey to this first feature-film lead role and spoke more about the craft of acting than the virtue of his celebrity.

Rainn Wilson in Chicago (left) for “The Rocker” with HollywoodChicago.com film critic Patrick McDonald (right).

Phot...
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