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Jonah Hill Embroiled In Twitter War With TV Anchor

November 9th, 2012 9:44am EST
Jonah Hill
Jonah Hill became entangled in a Twitter war on Thursday after a TV anchor branded the funnyman rude.

CNN broadcaster Don Lemon took to the website to complain about the Superbad star after bumping into him, writing, "Said hi to Jonah Hill in hotel. Think he thought I was bellman. Didn't know his name til bellman told me. A lesson to always be kind... He was a tool."

Hill was quick to fire back with his own version of events, tweeting, "I said hi, what do you want me to do, move in with you? I was in a hurry. Didn't realize you were a 12 year old girl. Peace," which prompted Lemon to re...
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Jonah Hill Says He's 'Bored' With Comedy Roles

March 15th, 2012 12:37pm EDT
Jonah Hill
Jonah Hill is eager to move away from the comedy roles which made him famous, insisting they're "boring" and "just not as inspiring" as working on drama movies.

The actor helped make 2007 hits Superbad and Knocked Up box office success stories, but his turn in Brad Pitt's sports movie Moneyball last year prompted nominations for a slew of top honors.

Hill now wants to focus on more serious roles, admitting funny films no longer stimulate him as much as they once did.

He tells Reuters, "The past 10 years, I've made a lot of comedy films. It's just not as inspiring to me anymore as an a...
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Jonah Hill Was Hesitant To Remake '21 Jump Street'

March 13th, 2012 7:16pm EDT
Jonah Hill
Jonah Hill originally turned down the chance to star in the remake of 21 Jump Street as he feared it was just a money-making exercise by studio bosses.

Hill stars alongside Channing Tatum as police officers who are sent back to school posing as students, in the new movie based on the hit 1980s TV series.

However, the Superbad funnyman, who also co-wrote the film, had to be persuaded to star in the movie and only agreed after coming up with "a cool idea" for the story.

He says, "When they approached me to do it five years ago, I tended to roll my eyes like everybody else would when you...
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Jonah Hill Dating Dustin Hoffman's Daughter?

January 4th, 2012 8:34am EST
Jonah Hill
Actor Jonah Hill is dating the daughter of Hollywood legend Dustin Hoffman, according to a report.

The Superbad star has reportedly known the family since high school and is now said to be dating the Oscar winner's daughter Ali, 24, even jetting to Hawaii with the Hoffmans over the holidays for a festive vacation.

A source tells New York Post gossip column PageSix, "Jonah was in Hawaii over the holidays with the Hoffman clan."
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Jonah Hill A No-Show As 'WWE Raw' Host

November 22nd, 2011 2:31pm EST
Jonah Hill
Funnyman Jonah Hill disappointed thousands of fans on Monday night after failing to show up for his planned hosting gig on wrestling show WWE Raw.

The Superbad star was expected to make an appearance on the program in order to promote his upcoming films The Sitter and 21 Jump Street, however Hill skipped the event, making a fool of TV producers who heavily publicized the actor as one of the evening's main attractions.

At the time WENN went to press, a reason for Hill's no-show was not immediately made clear.

X-Men star Hugh Jackman previously starred on the program in September in sup...
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Chris Tucker Plans Movie Comeback With Two New Roles

September 8th, 2011 8:31am EDT
Chris Tucker
Comedian Chris Tucker is preparing to make his Hollywood comeback - he's in talks for two new movie roles starring alongside Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper and Ben Stiller.

The funnyman, who was last seen on the big screen in 2007's "Rush Hour 3," is negotiating a part in director David O. Russell's drama "The Silver Linings Playbook," based on the novel by author Michael Quick.

The film follows a former teacher who tries to rebuild his life after four years in a mental institution and would see him work with De Niro, Cooper and Oscar nominee Jennifer Lawrence.

Meanwhile, Tucker has also...
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Rising Star Emma Stone Gets Serious In 'The Help'

August 10th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
Emma Stone in The Help
Emma Stone is having a very good year to say the least. In fact, the last couple of years have been increasingly successful for the actress who is pretty much everywhere you look. In 2011, she has appeared in “Crazy, Stupid, Love.” as the hard-to-get love interest of Ryan Gosling as well as making a cameo in “Friends With Benefits” with Justin Timberlake. This week, her new film “The Help” hits theaters and will give audiences their first look at Stone in a more serious role in a film that deals with much more serious topics than her previous work.

The 22-year-old actress is pretty much th...
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Emma Stone: 'I Have Dreams Of Being A Producer'

August 7th, 2011 7:30am EDT
Emma Stone
Actress Emma Stone has a back-up career in mind if ever big screen offers dry up - she'd love to try her hand at producing.

The 22 year old made her film debut in 2007's Superbad, but Stone, who plays the female lead in next year's much-anticipated The Amazing Spider-Man, is already considering life after acting.

She tells Teen Vogue magazine, "I have dreams of being a producer, being behind a camera, eating seven tacos for every meal, and making movies that affect people the way they affect me. I don't even need to be in them."

"I still really like acting, but I feel like if a day ca...
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Sarah Michelle Gellar Recommends Stars To Visit Comic-Con In Disguise

July 21st, 2011 12:28pm EDT
Sarah Michelle
Sarah Michelle Gellar is urging fellow stars to follow her lead by attending Comic-Con in disguise.

The actress is set to appear at this year's comic book convention in San Diego, California this weekend to promote her new TV show Ringer.

She has been a star guest at the event many times in the past and she enjoys mingling with fans in the main hall anonymously by wearing a mask to cover her face.

Gellar tells the Hollywood Reporter, "I always say to actresses, if you haven't been - this is going to sound really funny - but get a mask and take a look around. I'm serious. You get rushed...
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Emma Stone: Recovering Farmville Addict & Summer 2011's Hottest Star

June 10th, 2011 3:03pm EDT
Emma Stone ELLE Magazine
Emma Stone may be the most in-demand young actress these days, and you'll be seeing alot of her this summer; not to mention in next year's The Amazing Spider-Man as Peter Parker's girlfriend Gwen Stacy.

But as for this summer, Emma's featured in three films released over a four week period. She'll star alongside Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis in Friends With Benefits, which opens July 22; with Steve Carell, Julianne Moore and Ryan Gosling in Crazy, Stupid, Love on July 29; and finally on August 12 she takes the lead in The Help (click each film title for details on each one).

So it's on...
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Check Out The Hilarious Trailer For 'Paul,' Starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost & Seth Rogen

January 12th, 2011 7:55pm EST
Paul
When a couple of sci-fi fans decide to take a road trip to Area 51, they never expect who – or rather, what – they'll meet there. Written by and starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, and directed by SuperBad's Greg Mottola, Paul boasts an incredible cast of acting and comedic talents, including Kristen Wiig, Jason Bateman, Bill Hader, Joe Lo Truglio, Jane Lynch, Sigourney Weaver, and Seth Rogen as Paul!

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead) reunite for the comedy adventure Paul as two sci-fi geeks whose pilgrimage takes them to America's UFO heartland. While there, they a...
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Emma Stone Dyed Her Hair To Land 'Serious' Film Roles

October 9th, 2010 9:15am EDT
Emma Stone
Actress Emma Stone was so fed up with her agent trying to land her cheerleading roles she dyed her blonde hair dark - and got her first serious acting job a week later.

The star, who has been named as Spider-Man's new love interest, was repeatedly put up for ditsy roles when she first started out in the industry as a teenager. Stone failed to land any jobs so decided to overhaul her image in a bid to be taken more seriously - and the makeover worked.

She tells Britain's The Independent, "When I first moved to L.A., I had this agent who thought, because I was blonde, that I only wanted t...
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Emma Stone To Play Peter Parker's Girlfriend Gwen In 'Spider-Man'

October 6th, 2010 8:25am EDT
Emma Stone
Movie bosses in Hollywood have confirmed actress Emma Stone will play Spider-Man's love interest in director Marc Webb's prequel - but she won't hit the screen as Mary Jane Watson, as has been reported.

Instead, the "Superbad" star will play Peter Parker's girlfriend Gwen Stacy, according to Columbia Pictures president Matt Tolmach.

Stone will play opposite the new Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield, in the big screen franchise revamp.

Tolmach says, "It's been an incredible journey for us to watch Emma's star rise as an actress. She is extraordinarily talented and has a very special onscreen sp...
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Seth Rogen Gets Engaged

September 28th, 2010 9:41pm EDT
Seth Rogen
"Knocked Up" star Seth Rogen has proposed to his longtime girlfriend.

The actor has been dating writer/actress Lauren Miller since 2004. Both are 28.

A source close to the couple tells Life & Style magazine, "He surprised her with the proposal. She'd started giving up hope that he would ever pop the question."

Rogen is sure to be one happy man - he previously stated, "I have a girlfriend who is far prettier than I should have."

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Emma Stone's Little Leather VMAs Dress - Hot Or Not?

September 18th, 2010 6:15pm EDT
Emma Stone
Emma Stone stars in "Easy A," which opened in theaters on Friday. The rising star wore a hot leather dress at this year's MTV Video Music Awards last Sunday; and with her new film getting great reviews we're guessing that Emma's movie career is going to get pretty hot too!

Emma says that she's resigned herself to the fact she'll never star in a Broadway musical - because her voice isn't strong enough to cope with the grueling stage demands.

The "Zombieland" star grew up performing in regional theater in her native Arizona, and loved seeing Broadway shows as a kid.

But the 21 year old pre...
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'Easy A' Should Launch Emma Stone's Career To Next Level

September 17th, 2010 9:03am EDT
EasyA
You may remember Emma Stone as the girl the Superbad guys had a crush on, or the girl the Zombieland guys had to join in the zombie fight. She finally gets a movie all about her this week. Easy A is her first leading role and it’s likely to launch her into a new strata.

“I think it was less the size of the role and more the wanting to do her justice,” Stone said. “It was about the part. I loved the character so much and I felt so protective of her that doing it wrong or misstepping, you could dislike her if it was done wrong. She's not an unlikable character, and I worried about that all t...
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Hot Legs: Emma Stone Gets An Easy A For Hers!

September 14th, 2010 5:24pm EDT
Emma Stone
Emma Stone showed up to the "Easy A" premiere in Los Angeles earlier this week wearing a really, really sparkly gold and blue dress. Is there such a thing as too many sequins?

"Easy A" is a re-imagining of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter." It's a contemporary high school comedy about a scheming student who plots to give her popularity a boost by painting herself the easiest lay in school.

Emma is also starring in the upcoming film "The Help" in which a 1960s-era Mississippi debutante sends her community into an uproar by conducting a series of probing interviews with the black s...
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Will Smith & Martin Lawrence Voted Top Cops

August 5th, 2010 12:30pm EDT
Martin Lawrence
Bad Boys Will Smith and Martin Lawrence have topped a new poll of the best movie cop double act.

More than 15,000 film fans took part in the week-long MovieTickets.com vote, held to mark the release of Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg's new movie The Other Guys - and Smith and Lawrence, who have played cocky cops Mike Lowery and Marcus Burnett in two films, came out on top with 41 per cent.

Despite his legal woes and tarnished reputation, Mel Gibson was also a top pick - his Lethal Weapon films landed the Aussie actor and sidekick Danny Glover second place with 36 per cent.

Superbad's B...
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Rachel Weisz Wants Role In A Judd Apatow Movie

July 28th, 2010 10:51pm EDT
Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz fears she may have killed her chance to land a role in a Judd Apatow comedy - because the filmmaker hasn't called since she drunkenly confessed her "passion for him" at a Hollywood party.

"The Mummy" star admits she's a big fan of the "SuperBad" producer, and has been desperate to work on one of Apatow's films for years.

But she worries she went overboard when she professed her love for his work and is now convinced she's lost the opportunity to collaborate with him for good.

She says, "I worship Judd Apatow. I think he's extremely funny. His work is ground-breaking... I lov...
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Jonah Hill: 'I Couldn't Go Home To My Girlfriend With Urine-Covered Pants'

June 30th, 2010 8:25am EDT
Jonah Hill
Funnyman Jonah Hill has no regrets about his 2006 arrest for urinating in a public place because he would rather risk a run-in with the law than face the embarrassment of soiling himself.

The "Superbad" star was held up in heavy traffic one night in Los Angeles, so decided to relieve himself in an alleyway.

Cops spotted Hill committing the crime and he was taken into custody.

But the actor is adamant he did nothing wrong and he would do it all over again if he found himself stuck in a similar sticky situation.

Hill tells Britain's FHM magazine, "(It's) my deep dark secret. I was literal...
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Jonah Hill:'I'm Scared Of Diddy'

June 4th, 2010 3:30pm EDT
Jonah Hill
Rap mogul Diddy pulled the ultimate prank on his Get Him To The Greek co-star Jonah Hill during a night out in Los Angeles - by convincing him he had a loaded gun on his person as they sped along Sunset Boulevard in the actor's car.

The Superbad star thought it would be fun to hang out with the party king, but soon learned to be careful what you wish for as Diddy took over.

Hill says, "He called shotgun in my car, so I'm driving down the street... he's drinking a bottle of vodka and then he puts his foot down on the gas level... We're going, like, 100 miles an hour, swerves the car into...
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Jonah Hill Made Casey Affleck Pee All Over Himself

May 27th, 2010 11:48pm EDT
Jonah Hill
Funnyman Jonah Hill once mistook Casey Affleck for a drunken pal in a hotel restroom - and made the actor pee all over himself.

The "SuperBad" star was doing some underage drinking at Hollywood's Roosevelt Hotel years ago when he decided to play a trick on his friend Schmidt when he spotted him at a urinal during a trip to the toilet.

He says, "We used to play this game called earthquake, which is where you violently shake whoever is peeing at the urinal and scream out 'earthquake' as loud as you can.

"So Schmidt's peeing there and I'm really drunk and I grabbed his shoulders... and I'm ...
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Jonah Hill Eager To Star In 'Zoolander 2'

March 23rd, 2010 8:14am EDT
Jonah Hill
Funnyman Jonah Hill is hoping he will be cast in the next "Zoolander" movie after holding lengthy discussions with Ben Stiller about a possible villainous role.

Stiller, who starred in and directed the hit 2001 movie, recently announced plans to bring the film back to the big screen. And the "Superbad" comic is reportedly in the running to play a bad guy opposite Stiller and Owen Wilson in "Zoolander 2," which is slated for release in 2012.

He tells MTV News, "There is no 'officially onboard.' There is no ship. They're writing it right now. We've been talking a lot about it, and it seem...
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Top Drunk Movie Scenes In Honor Of St. Patrick's Day

March 17th, 2010 9:04am EDT
Top Drunk Movie Scenes
Before you pick yer poison, we ask....what's worse? A cussing, drinking Santa that wets himself in front of anticipating kids, or a burping, scantily clad school girl that fishes her bubble gum from the puke-infused toilet bowl? In honor of St. Patty's day, we raise a glass (or two) to some of the most memorable lush silver screen moments. Cue the hangovers, here's the break-down of the top drunk movie scenes:

Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

Nicolas Cage takes us through the final crisis of his life, drinking himself to death in Las Vegas. Yes, it's depressive and emotional, and undoubtedly one ...
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The Ten Greatest Movies Of The Decade

December 17th, 2009 9:30am EST
The Ten Greatest Movies Of The Decade
So far, we've given you lists of the Ten Greatest TV Shows, Songs, and Albums of the decade. Now it's time to turn our focus to the Silver Screen.

This decade, moviemaking became incredibly fractured. After the Indie Boom of the nineties there suddenly wasn't much of a difference between an independent/art film and the mainstream movies from blockbuster studios. Many of these studios were now attempting to make their own indies, blurring the lines and resulting in more failures than successes.

Of course, there were still plenty of good movies to go around. The following is a list ...
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The Ballad Of 'Black Dynamite' And How A Film Got Lost

November 27th, 2009 10:26am EST
Black Dynamite
In October 2009, a modestly budgeted blaxploitation send-up called "Black Dynamite" launched onto screens and stayed there for about a week. After an opening weekend gross of roughly $131,000, averaging out to about $1000 per screen, the film's distributor quickly pulled it from theaters despite it gaining positive buzz in the press. Thankfully, however, the film's quick stint in theaters will be rectified by an expedited February release on DVD, and its internet buzz is growing stronger despite the studio's complete lack of effort in advertising the film. The story behind the making and re...
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Martin Starr On 'Invention Of Lying:' 'F**k It, I Really Like The Movie'

October 2nd, 2009 9:20am EDT
Martin Starr
The Invention of Lying is the brilliant new Ricky Gervais comedy about a society where there's no such thing as lying and then a gentleman essentially creates the first lie, rolls with it and creates waves along the way.

We had the chance to sit down with Martin Starr, who is one of the best character actors around under the age of 30 (Freaks and Geeks, Knocked Up, SuperBad) , to talk about his part in the film and some of the things that he's up to.

Eric Stromsvold: Can you tell us a little bit about your character?

Martin Starr: I don't have a very big part [and] I kind of thou...
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Q&A: Bill Hader On His First Leading Role 'Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs'

September 16th, 2009 9:37am EDT
Bill Hader
"Knocked Up," "SuperBad," Hot Rod," "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," "Tropic Thunder," "The Pineapple Express, Adventureland." All films -- released just in the last two years -- featuring (obviously, from the title of this post) "Saturday Night Live" star Bill Hader. Bill Hader now takes on his first leading role, sort of, as wayward inventor Flint Lockwood in the new 3-D animated feature, "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs." Hader, in this one on one interview, discusses with us the challenges of voice over work, his recent success in films as a supporting character and how all of this would ...
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Summer Movie Awards Part 1: Surprise Hit, Biggest Bombs & More

September 9th, 2009 9:53am EDT
G.I. Joe
Now that Labor Day has come and gone, the official end to summer has now passed. Yes, the days will now be shorter, the weather cooler (unless you're smart enough to live in Southern California like this column's scribe), and for some school resuming its session, but there's also a lot of good news.

TV is back, football is back, and summer movie season is finally at its end. Yes, no more summer movies, no more endless weekends filled with event films that shatter theater speakers and routinely melt screens with too much rambunctious action. It's a thankful end to a season that routine...
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August Can Be A Viable Movie Month Despite Its Reputation

August 12th, 2009 5:01pm EDT
The Bourne Ultimatum
While Hollywood has staked out late May, June and July as prime summer movie territory, August has gotten lost in the shuffle. August isn't as big of a dump month as September or January, but you usually don't find studios queuing up to put their surefire tent pole smashes there.

With summer winding down, younger audiences are turning their attentions back to school, families are getting in one final vacation, and cooler weather in some regions are all valid reasons why studios feel like box office for their mega-budgeted pictures would be affected by an August release.

Which leaves...
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