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Todd Phillips To Produce John Belushi Biopic

8/13/2010 8:25am EDT
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Comedian John Belushi is coming back from the dead - the late star's life will be documented in a new biopic by The Hangover director Todd Phillips.

Studio executives at Warner Bros. recently acquired the film rights from Belushi's estate and have hired Phillips to work on his life story with The Pursuit of Happyness screenwriter Steven Conrad. Phillips will produce the picture, while a director has yet to be appointed, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The actor's widow, Judith Belushi Pisano, will serve as executive producer.

Belushi died from a drug overdose in 1982, at the age o...

Ken Jeong Pays Tribute To Wife At MTV Movie Awards

6/7/2010 1:00pm EDT
Ken Jeong
Hollywood newcomer Ken Jeong delivered an emotional tribute to his wife at the MTV Movie Awards, revealing his partner endured a terrifying battle with breast cancer as he shot to fame.

The Hangover star won the award for the Best WTF Moment at the annual prize giving in Los Angeles on Sunday, and, shaking as he took the stage, told the crowd how his wife Tran, with whom he shares two children, has triumphed over the disease.

Jeong took the opportunity to credit Tran with inspiring his acting career, and gave thanks to The Hangover director Todd Phillips and co-star Bradley Cooper for h...

That's A Real Missing Tooth In 'The Hangover'

6/5/2009 10:29am EDT
The Hangover
Posters for the new comedy The Hangover feature a striking image of The Office's Ed Helms with a gap in his mouth. In the film, his character loses a tooth in a drunken bachelor party and does not find out how until the end of the movie. Helms fortuitously had a real dental condition that served the film well.

"The lack of tooth is totally real," Helms said. "This is an implant that I've had since I was fifteen. We were able to take it out for three months during the run of the movie. Total coincidence. We actually tried camera tests with blacking it out or a prosthetic even, but I loo...

Review: 'The Hangover' Is A Sensation Worth Experiencing More Than Once

6/3/2009 9:54am EDT
The Hangover
"I'm psyched for you to see this movie, I think you're going to like it. We're really proud of it." Ed Helms to Starpulse's Mike Ryan in a recent interview about "The Hangover."

One of the biggest compliments I can give to a film that I'm reviewing is that I would pay money -- after just seeing it for free -- to see it again. The Hangover, without question, is one of these films and I guarantee that I will see it again. So, yes, Ed Helms, you were absolutely correct: I will try, now, to express in words how much I loved this film. Seriously, I loved the hell out of The Hangover.


Adam McKay Discusses The Writers Strike and What Makes Comedy Successful

1/24/2008 10:25am EST
Adam McKay
Adam McKay is a big player in the world of comedy. The former SNL head-writer co-wrote and directed Will Ferrell in the films Anchorman and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. Now he's taking on a greater role as a producer, helping people's visions be seen by a larger audience. In part 2 of this two part Starpulse Q and A, Adam McKay shares some of his picks for the best new directors, actors, and writers and discusses what is, in his opinion, that makes for good comedy.

How do you think the writer's strike is gonna play out?

You know, there's what I think will happen and ...