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Sonoya Mizuno is set as a series regular and Julia Garner will recur opposite Emma Stone and Jonah Hill in the high-profile 10-episode Netflix series Maniac. Character details for both are being kept under wraps. Filming recently began on the Paramount TV/Anonymous Content dark comedy in New York City, with Cary Fukunaga set to direct all episodes. Maniac, written by Patrick Somerville based on the 2014 Norwegian series, revolves around the fantasy worlds of Hill and… »
An elite California private school is reeling from recent allegations that a 45-year-old teacher had sex with a teenage student, People learns.
Dr. Aimee Palmitessa — who taught science at the Brentwood School, a K-12 school in Los Angeles with tuition up to $40,000 a year— was taken into custody on Friday and booked on suspicion of statutory rape, People has confirmed.
L.A. police declined to release much information about the case, but school officials say Palmitessa is accused of abusing a 16 year old student. She has since been placed on leave.
“The Los Angeles Police Department informed us yesterday afternoon that Dr. »
- Steve Helling
Top 7 Sports Movies Inspired by True StoriesTop 7 Sports Movies Inspired by True StoriesAmanda Wood and Jenny Bullough8/21/2017 10:00:00 Am
Sports movies are a dime a dozen these days, but not all of them are able to claim the highly-coveted title of true stories. Battle of the Sexes is one such lucky film, as it tells the very true tale of the rivalry between tennis stars Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Emma Stone and Steve Carell star in this ‘70s-set story of competition, commitment, and conviction.
There are plenty of other sports movies based on true stories that we love, and we’ve made a list to put all of our faves in one place. A wide variety of sports are represented here, with movies about baseball, football, wrestling, horse racing and more getting entries on our list.
Check it out below to see if your favourites made the list, »
- Amanda Wood and Jenny Bullough
Maniac is based upon a Norwegian series and follows a man who lives a fantasy life in his dreams, whilst locked up in a mental institution. Superbad co-stars Stone and Hill will both play patients in the institution, as well as executive producing alongside Cary Fukunaga, who also directs.
Theroux most recently appeared in The Leftovers, which finished up its three season run on HBO this past June. His upcoming big screen credits include animated feature The Lego Ninjago Movie, Duncan Jones’ sci-fi thriller Mute, and action comedy The Spy Who Dumped Me. »
- Gary Collinson
Superbad came out 10 years ago this weekend and has gone on to become a true modern comedy classic. The movie did really well at the box office, but it has really taken on a life of its own in the years since its release. The movie was written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, who have become quite the duo in Hollywood these days. In honor of the movie's 10th anniversary, Rogen took to Twitter to reveal some pretty surprising facts about Superbad. For one, it was the first movie to ever use a particular curse word.
Seth Rogen revealed several things about Superbad on Twitter recently, but no doubt, one of the most hilarious is that the movie actually has a strange claim to fame. According to him, the MPAA said that they were the first movie to ever use the term "fingerf&%k" in a movie. Here's what »
It’s hard to believe, but yesterday marked the tenth anniversary of the theatrical release of Greg Mottola‘s Superbad, the high school comedy that launched the careers of up-and-coming actors like Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, and Emma Stone. To celebrate the occasion, Seth Rogen – who co-wrote the movie with Evan Goldberg and co-starred as Officer Michaels – […]
- Ben Pearson
The 35-year-old Canadian actor had some fun tweeting out facts about Superbad on Thursday to celebrate the beloved comedy's 10th anniversary, and there was one in particular that caught fans' attention.
The Neighbors 2 star provided many more tidbits, including where you can spot Danny McBride and who inspired some of the movie's raunchiest jokes:
Related: Seth Rogen Can't Believe His Mom Tweeted About Her Sex Life
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Yesterday was the 10th anniversary of the comedy classic Superbad, a movie that made stars out of Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Emma Stone and Christopher Mintz-Plasse, the latter donning what may be one of the most classic names in movie history –“McLovin.” It’s hard to believe the film is already this old and to commemorate the movie’s birthday writer/star... Read More »
- Matt Rooney
Did one of Netflix’s superhero series just come crashing to a halt?
Marvel’s The Defenders released all eight episodes on Friday morning, slowly but surely uniting Matt Murdoch, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Danny Rand in a case to keep the ominous global organization known as The Hand from making New York the latest city to fall to its centuries-long whims. A recap, of all eight episodes, follows. Warning, the recap reveals spoilers, as it recaps things that happened, in all eight episodes. Of The Defenders. On Netflix. Spoilers! (Warning.)
As old as typing this sentence makes me feel, here goes: Aug. 17 marked 10 whole years since the initial release of Superbad. A decade after Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's hit 2007 comedy about thinly fictionalized versions of themselves in high school hit theaters - Jonah Hill plays Seth, Michael Cera plays Evan - Rogen decided to share some choice pieces of trivia about the movie on Twitter this week. From the legacy of one of the movie's greatest phrases to a cameo you most definitely missed, relive the glory of Superbad below. RelatedThis Old Table Read of Superbad's Sex Scene Is Emma Stone at Her Finest Danny Mcbride is an extra in the background of the first party scene in Superbad. - Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) August 18, 2017 Evan Goldberg's brother Dave drew all the dick drawings in Superbad. - Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) August 18, 2017 Almost all the names in Superbad »
- Quinn Keaney
“Superbad” turned 10 years old this week, and co-writer Seth Rogen celebrated by revealing some secrets about the making of the beloved comedy classic. Directed by Greg Mottola and co-written by Rogen and Evan Goldberg, the film turned Jonah Hill and Michael Cera into household comedy names and introduced the world to Christopher Mintz-Plasse’s McLovin.
It’s hard to believe the film is celebrating its 10th anniversary. “Superbad” premiered in August 2007 and was a late summer sleeper hit, grossing $121 million in the U.S. opposite a $20 million budget. The film had Judd Apatow as an executive producer, and his directorial effort “Knocked Up” had already become an R-rated comedy success a few months earlier.
In a serious of 10 hilarious tweets, Rogen provided some colorful facts about the movie’s creation. Apparently, “Superbad” is the first movie to use a very perverse curse word, »
- Zack Sharf
18 August 2017 6:49 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
To celebrate 10 years since the then-relatively unknown Jonah Hill and Michael Cera unleashed their horny teenagers into the classic comedy movie scene, Seth Rogen has dropped a handful of behind-the-scenes trivia for Superbad fans.
Rogen, who also stars in the film along with Emma Stone, wrote the script with his writing partner, Evan Goldberg, when they were teenagers. Hill and Cera play characters named Seth and Evan, respectively.
The low-budget $20-million, R-rated movie was a success at the box office when it made its 2007 debut, earning a bigger-than-expected haul of $170 million. Judd Apatow, who was coming »
- Jackie Strause
These movie confessions aren't Superbad; they're super good! As the cast celebrated the comedy's ten-year anniversary today, Seth Rogen decided to surprise fans with more than a few fun facts about the big-screen project. Ladies and gentlemen, who's ready for some "Superbad trivia?" In a series of tweets Thursday evening, Seth revealed new stories about the film featuring Michael Cena and Jonah Hill. "The cast of Jersey Shore confirmed to me that the phrase 'D.T.F' or 'Down To F--k' is from Superbad," Seth wrote. Not impressed? Oh wait, there's more! "During the MPAA screenings of Superbad they said we were the »
- Michael Kennedy
- Jordan Crucchiola
Justin Theroux has lined up his next gig, and it's a good one.
The star of The Leftovers will join Netflix's Maniac, a dark comedy with big names Emma Stone and Jonah Hill already attached, The Hollywood Reporter says. What's more, True Detective mastermind Cary Fukunaga will direct the series,
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- Tim Surette
Details on the nature of Theroux’s character are unknown, but the series is a dark comedy based on a Norwegian series. It follows a man who lives a fantasy life in his dreams, but in reality, is locked up at an institution. Both Hill and Stone will play patients in the institution.
Theroux most recently starred in the HBO series “The Leftovers,” which ended its run on the premium cable network after three seasons in June. He has also appeared in the TV shows “Six Feet Under” and “Parks and Recreation.” On the film side, he has appeared in films such as “American Psycho,” “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle,” and “The Girl on the Train.” Theroux has also found success as a screenwriter, having worked on the scripts for “Tropic Thunder,” “Iron Man 2 »
- Joe Otterson
Based on the 2014 Norwegian series
- Jenna Busch
Justin Theroux is joining Jonah Hill and Emma Stone on the Netflix series “Maniac.” Theroux will recur on the 10-episode dark comedy series that Cary Fukunaga is directing. “Maniac” is based on a 2014 Norwegian series and centers on two patients in a mental institution who escape to fantasy realms. Also Read: Emma Stone Dethrones Jennifer Lawrence as World's Highest-Paid Actress The “Leftovers” alum will recur as James Mantleray on the series from Paramount Television and Anonymous Content. “Maniac” does not yet have a premiere date. »
- Ryan Gajewski
Justin Theroux won’t be staying off television for too long. The actor is following his acclaimed three-season run on HBO’s “The Leftovers” by joining Emma Stone and Jonah Hill in “Maniac,” the Netflix original drama from “True Detective” Season 1 director Cary Fukunaga. The filmmaker made Netflix’s first original feature, “Beasts of No Nation,” which was released in October 2015.
“Maniac” is a 10-episode drama based on the 2014 Norwegian series. Hill and Stone’s characters are patients in a mental asylum and a majority of the season will take place in their dreamed-up fantasy worlds. Think of it as Fukunaga’s version of “Sucker Punch.” Theroux is playing a character named James Mantleray, who is rumored to be an alcoholic mad scientist. No character description has been confirmed.
Fukunaga just kicked off »
- Zack Sharf
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