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HBO to Team With Adam McKay on Scripted Showtime Lakers Series

HBO is bringing the Showtime Lakers to the scripted arena with “Showtime,” Variety has confirmed. The series, which has received a pilot order at the cabler, hails from Adam McKay, who will direct. “Showtime” will be based on Jeff Pearlman’s non-fiction book “Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s.” “Jeff Pearlman’s […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Showtime, Adam Mckay, Showtime Lakers, Showtime Variety, Jeff Pearlman, L.A. Lakers, Kareem Riley, Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty


Jennifer Lawrence A24 Film Story Involves PTSD; Brian Tyree Henry Might Co-Star

Jennifer Lawrence hasn’t played the lead in a movie since the trashy spy thriller Red Sparrow, but she’s ready to return to a starring role with a new A24 movie. Word of the project surfaced last week, but specifics were unknown at the time. Now, the first plot details have surfaced, revealing that the Jennifer Lawrence A24 film story focuses on a soldier struggling to adapt to life back home. In addition to that, Brian Tyree Henry is being sought to play the male lead opposite Lawrence. Las...
Tags: Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, Afghanistan, Rumors, A24, Elizabeth Holmes, Adam Mckay, Phoenix, Lawrence, Elizabeth Sanders, Brian Tyree Henry, Lila Neugebauer, Brian Tyree Henry Might Co Star


Teaser for The Loudest Voice Reveals Russell Crowe as Roger Ailes

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Teaser for The Loudest Voice reveals Russell Crowe as Roger Ailes Showtime has released the first teaser trailer for its upcoming series based on the life and career Roger Ailes, The Loudest Voice in the Room. With star Russell Crowe nearly unrecognizable under his prosthetics, and an examination of the world where media and politics collide, the series echoes Adam McKay’s Oscar-winning biopic Vice. You can check out the trailer in the player below P...
Tags: TV, Movies, Nbc, Showtime, Russell Crowe, Fox News, Republican Party, Rupert Murdoch, Donald Trump, Sherman, Jason Blum, Simon Mcburney, Adam Mckay, Golden Globe, Crowe, Richard Nixon


STX Films’ Hustlers Set For September Release

STX Films’ Hustlers set for September release A few weeks after expanding its all-star cast, Jennifer Lopez (Second Act) took to Instagram this morning to announce that her upcoming stripper heist picture Hustlers from STX Films will be hitting theaters on September 13! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var stan...
Tags: Movies, Instagram, New York City, Robin Hood, Jennifer Lopez, Brad Pitt, Will Ferrell, NICK, Hustlers, Adam Mckay, Lopez, Alexander Brown, NY Mag, Jessica Pressler, ComingSoon, Movie News


'SNL' star Kate McKinnon will play disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes in a Hulu series

"Saturday Night Live" star Kate McKinnon will play Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes in a Hulu TV series, "The Dropout." HBO released a documentary on Theranos and Holmes in March, and a movie is in the works from "Vice" director Adam McKay starring Jennifer Lawrence. Another Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes project is in the works.  Hulu is developing a limited TV series called "The Dropout," based on the ABC Radio podcast of the same name about the company Theranos and its founder, Elizabeth H...
Tags: Hbo, Jennifer Lawrence, Trends, Silicon Valley, Alex Gibney, Hulu, Abc News, Wall Street Journal, Theranos, Universal Pictures, Elizabeth Holmes, Adam Mckay, Elizabeth, Holmes, ABC Radio, Kate McKinnon


Kate McKinnon Will Play Elizabeth Holmes in Hulu Series ‘The Dropout’

Kate McKinnon will deepen her voice to play disgraced entrepreneur and accused con-artist Elizabeth Holmes in the Hulu series The Dropout. Based on the podcast of the same name, the series will track Holmes’ meteoric rise and shocking fall as she created privately held health tech corporation Theranos, and then proceeded to lie about nearly everything. By now you’ve likely heard the story of Elizabeth Holmes. When she was 19-year-old, the college dropout founded Theranos. The company raised ...
Tags: Hbo, Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, Steve Jobs, Hulu, True Story, Elizabeth Holmes, Adam Mckay, Holmes, Edison, Kate McKinnon, McKinnon, Steve Jobs Holmes, The Dropout, Kate McKinnon Will Play Elizabeth Holmes


Emma Stone and Ralph Fiennes Join Alexander Payne’s The Menu

Emma Stone and Ralph Fiennes join Alexander Payne’s The Menu Deadline has brought word that Alexander Payne has begun compiling the cast for his next project, The Menu, by signing on Oscar-nominated actor Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel) and Oscar-winning actress Emma Stone (The Favourite). PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.pus...
Tags: Movies, Oscar, Emma Stone, Nebraska, Grand Budapest Hotel, Ralph Fiennes, Paramount Pictures, Paramount, Adam Mckay, Golden Globe, Payne, Fiennes, Alexander Payne, ComingSoon, Movie News, Gary Sanchez Productions


Daily Podcast: How Can The MCU Integrate The X-Men? Rich Moore, Will Ferrell, Netflix, Christopher Nolan, The Suicide Squad & Avengers: Endgame

On the April 9, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Rich Moore, Adam McKay and Will Ferrell, Netflix, Marvel, Christopher Nolan , The Suicide Squad , and Avengers: Endgame . You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Podcasts , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you ...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Viola Davis, Movies, Disney, America, Netflix, Idris Elba, Chris Evans, Chris, Adam Mckay, Ralph, Rich Moore, Amanda Waller, Peter Sciretta, Chris Evangelista, Film Daily Podcast


Will Ferrell and Adam McKay End Longtime Producing Partnership

Will Ferrell and Adam McKay end longtime producing partnership Will Ferrell and Adam McKay have made a mutual decision to go their separate ways, creatively speaking, according to Deadline. Their mutual decisions concludes one of the longest creative partner relationships in town. The duo met in 1995 when they were hired the same day on Saturday Night Live, and 13 years ago they formed their company, Gary Sanchez with Chris Henchy. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStand...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Chris Henchy, Christian Bale, Will Ferrell, Dick Cheney, Adam Mckay, Ferrell, McKay, Gary Sanchez, Charles Randolph, David Dobkin, Movie News, Anchorman Talladega Nights Step Brothers, Sanchez Productions, Fox Searchlight Ferrell


Will Ferrell, Adam McKay to Cease Production Partnership

Longtime producing partners Will Ferrell and Adam McKay are splitting up after more than a decade together. The duo announced the break-up on Saturday and insisted that it’s amicable. Projects produced under their Gary Sanchez banner include “Vice,” “Step Brothers,” “Talladega Nights” and the Anchorman and Daddy’s Home movies. In 2014, Jessica Elbaum founded the […]
Tags: News, Will Ferrell, Adam Mckay, Gary Sanchez, Gary Sanchez Productions, Jessica Elbaum, Brothers Talladega Nights


Will Ferrell, Adam McKay to End Production Partnership

Longtime producing partners Will Ferrell and Adam McKay are splitting up after more than a decade together. The duo announced the break-up on Saturday and insisted that it’s amicable. Projects produced under their Gary Sanchez banner include “Vice,” “Step Brothers,” “Talladega Nights” and the Anchorman and Daddy’s Home movies. In 2014, Jessica Elbaum founded the […]
Tags: News, Will Ferrell, Adam Mckay, Gary Sanchez, Gary Sanchez Productions, Jessica Elbaum, Brothers Talladega Nights


Adam McKay and Will Ferrell Ending Production Partnership, and We’re in a Glass Case of Emotion

Through their Gary Sanchez Productions banner, writer/director Adam McKay and comedy multi-hyphenate Will Ferrell have produced an incredible number of hilarious comedies for 13 years. But now the two partners in comedy are going their separate ways to pursue their own individual creative efforts. Get the details on the Will Ferrell and Adam McKay partnership ending below. Ferrell and McKay provided this statement to Deadline: “The last 13 years could not have been more enjoyable and satisfyi...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Movies, Ron Burgundy, Paramount Pictures, Will-Ferrell, Adam-McKay, Zach Galifianakis, Ferrell, McKay, Talladega Nights, Danny McBride, Business and Industry News, Gary Sanchez Productions, Gloria Sanchez Productions, Sanchez Productions


Amy Adams Joins Ron Howard’s Hillbilly Elegy

Amy Adams Joins Ron Howard’s Hillbilly Elegy According to The Wrap, Academy-Award nominated actress Amy Adams has joined director Ron Howard’s (A Beautiful Mind, Frost/Nixon, Solo: A Star Wars Story) feature adaptation of Hillbilly Elegy, based on the bestseller by J.D. Vance. RELATED: Netflix Nabs Ron Howard’s Hillbilly Elegy After Bidding War PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds...
Tags: Movies, America, Netflix, Amy Adams, Vice, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Solo, Adam Mckay, Adams, Howard, Vance, Rust Belt, Pavarotti, Luciano Pavarotti, ComingSoon


New Blu-ray Releases: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’, ‘Vice’, ‘Pet Sematary’, ‘On the Basis of Sex’, ‘The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot’

Hello to all you physical media fiends out there. As usual, I’ve rounded up the best of the best in home entertainment just for you. This week, we have If Beale Street Could Talk, Vice, a new 4K release of the 1989 Pet Sematary, On the Basis of Sex, and, yes, The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot. These are the new Blu-ray releases and their special features you should check out this week and beyond. If Beale Street Could Talk Am I still a bit miffed that Barry Jenkins‘ If Beal...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Supreme Court, Drama, Horror, Stephen King, America, Maine, Bigfoot, Christian Bale, Hitler, Amy Adams, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Vice, Academy, Dick Cheney


Any Person, Living or Dead Lands Kumail Nanjiani to Star

Any Person, Living or Dead lands Kumail Nanjiani to star Kumail Nanjiani will be starring as the lead in the upcoming Any Person, Living or Dead. The Silicon Valley star will topline the film based on a short story from former SNL writer Simon Rich. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = g...
Tags: Movies, Star, Silicon Valley, Adam Mckay, Simon Rich, Jordan Peele, Bill Ted, Stuber, Kumail Nanjiani, Nanjiani, Issa Rae, Dave Bautista, ComingSoon, Movie News, Emily V Gordon, Any Person Living or Dead


‘Dead to Me’ Trailer: Christina Applegate’s Misery Finds Company in Netflix’s New Dark Comedy Series

Dealing with the death of a loved one is always difficult. But after Jen (Christina Applegate) loses her husband in the new Netflix series Dead to Me, her cynical attitude and grim sense of humor doesn’t jibe well with the touchy feely remorse that everyone around her is feeling. Thankfully, an unlikely friend arrives at a grief support group in the form of Judy (Linda Cardellini). However, the friendship suddenly becomes a bit of a red flag when it’s revealed that Judy has a dark past and seem...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Netflix, Cbs, Will Ferrell, Dexter, Judy, Adam Mckay, Jen, Linda Cardellini, Entenmann, Christina-Applegate, Mystery/Suspense, TV Trailer, Gary Sanchez Productions


Netflix’s Dead to Me Trailer: Misery Just Found Company

Netflix’s Dead to Me trailer: Misery just found company Netflix has released the official Dead to Me trailer, starring Golden Globe nominee Christina Applegate (Samantha Who?) and Emmy nominee Linda Cardellini (Mad Men) in their latest dark comedy series. Check out the trailer now below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function(...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Nbc, Netflix, TV News, Streaming, Cbs, Emmy, Will Ferrell, Adam Mckay, Jen, Golden Globe, Ferrell, Linda Cardellini, Applegate


‘The Suicide Squad’ Will Feature the Return of Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang

Last we heard, Aquaman and Shazam! producer Peter Safran was on record saying that Warner Bros. and DC’s The Suicide Squad is going to be a “total reboot”, separate from David Ayer’s 2016 original movie. But wouldn’t you know it, Captain Boomerang has drunkenly crashed into this story to confuse things all over again. Australian actor Jai Courtney now says he’ll be back to reprise his role as Captain Boomerang in The Suicide Squad. What the heck is going on in this movie? In an interview with...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Idris Elba, Dc, Will Smith, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Slipknot, Deadshot, Margot Robbie, Warner Brothers, Edgar Wright, Boomerang, Adam Mckay


Hustlers Adds Julia Stiles, Cardi B, Keke Palmer & Lili Reinhart

Hustlers adds Julia Stiles, Cardi B, Keke Palmer & Lili Reinhart The Hollywood Reporter has brought word that the upcoming stripper pic Hustlers starring Jennifer Lope has expanded its roster with the additions of Bourne franchise vet Julia Stiles, Berlin Station‘s Keke Palmer, Riverdale‘s Lili Reinhart and pop star Cardi B. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Berlin, New York City, Robin Hood, Jennifer Lopez, Brad Pitt, Will Ferrell, NICK, Hustlers, Adam Mckay, Cardi B, Keke Palmer, Lopez, Cardi, Bourne


James Gunn Rehired to Direct ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ [Updated]

Whoa – here’s something totally unexpected. Disney has rehired James Gunn as Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 director after firing him months ago due to offensive, years-old tweets. Deadline has the report, and they’ve confirmed with Marvel and with Gunn’s representatives that the filmmaker will indeed return to direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 after the studio fired him last July. The outlet says this decision “was mulled and actually made months ago, following conversati...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Suicide Squad, Dc, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Marvel Studios, Adam Mckay, Alan Horn, Gunn, Taika Waititi, Kevin Feige, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar


Watch the Deleted Musical Number from Vice

Watch the Deleted Musical Number from Vice The long-spoke-aout musical number in Adam McKay’s Academy-Award nominated Vice has finally made its way online, via The Hollywood Reporter. You can check it out in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googletag.sizeMapping().a...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Washington, Oliver Stone, Nelson Rockefeller, Christian Bale, Halliburton, Amy Adams, Will Ferrell, Bill Pullman, George W Bush, Dick Cheney, Cheney, Hamilton, Adam Mckay


Watch Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard In A Deleted Musical Scene From Vice

Adam McKay's Oscar-nominated Dick Cheney biopic Vice originally included a surprise musical number starring Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes. We see the deleted scene today, In it, Howard plays a congresswoman who sings about the power dynamics of politics in Washington, DC. The scene will be available as an extra on the film's Blu-Ray and … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Alabama, Washington Dc, Vice, Dick Cheney, Alabama Shakes, Adam Mckay, Howard, Blu Ray, Brittany Howard


You Can Now Watch the Deleted ‘Vice’ Musical Number

Adam McKay‘s Vice is a very off-the-wall biopic of Dick Cheney, but there was one moment apparently too wacky to include: a musical number. The number comes early in the film, where Christian Bale‘s Cheney is learning the ins and outs of politics from Steve Carell‘s Donald Rumsfeld. McKay talked about the scene previously, and verified it would be included on the Blu-ray release. Now, as the Blu-ray and digital release approaches, the scene is finally available for all to see. Watch the Vice mu...
Tags: Movies, Wyoming, New York Times, David O Russell, Paul Thomas Anderson, Christian-Bale, Steve-Carell, Amy Adams, Vice, Dick Cheney, Cheney, Anderson, Video Clips, Adam-McKay, McKay, Home Video


As Democrats Lurch Further Left, Will Hollywood Follow?

Just a couple of years ago, the studios lobbied for a lower corporate tax rate. Now a number of their top executives are backing a 2020 presidential candidate, Kamala Harris, who wants to raise it. Many high net worth individuals make up the industry’s big-dollar donor class, yet they are supporting Democratic contenders who say […]
Tags: Politics, News, Disney, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Adam Mckay, Alexandra Ocasio-cortez


Will Ferrell Reteams With Wedding Crashers Director for Eurovision

Will Ferrell reteams with Wedding Crashers director for Eurovision The upcoming Netflix comedy Eurovision has found its director. The Will Ferrell vehicle has signed on David Dobkin (Wedding Crashers) to helm the project, per a report from Variety. Dobkin and Ferrell have a long history of working together, staring with Ferrell’s featured cameo in Wedding Crashers as Chazz Reinhold. Dobkin, meanwhile, has directed several episodes for the streaming service for series such as Iron Fist and Fr...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Switzerland, Abba, Will Ferrell, Eurovision, Lisbon, Adam Mckay, Celine Dion, Ferrell, Netta, David Dobkin, ComingSoon, Movie News, Andrew Steele, Dobkin


Mandatory Streamers: Neil Gaiman’s American Gods Returns

Mandatory Streamers: Neil Gaiman’s American Gods returns Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our latest column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the Week of March 4, the old and new gods prepare for war as Neil Gaiman’s American Gods returns for Season 2 on Starz. Check out the best new shows debuting and returning online this week below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.g...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, UK, TV, Movies, Nbc, Australia, Neil Gaiman, Netflix, Harvard, TV News, Starz, Streaming, Ricky Gervais, Cbs, Jack


What Was Elizabeth Holmes Trying To Prove With Those Black Turtlenecks?

Elizabeth Holmes is the subject of not one but two documentaries, new podcast The Dropout, and Jennifer Lawrence’s next movie (Adam McKay’s big-screen adaptation of Bad Blood, the bestselling book about her rise and fall by The Wall Street Journal ’s John Carreyrou). The face behind the once-famed biotech company Theranos first came into the public eye after Carreyrou drew attention to the holes in her blood-testing start-up and essentially proved that Holmes had lied about its true capabilitie...
Tags: Apple, Fashion, Music, Jennifer Lawrence, Steve Jobs, Calvin Klein, Solange, Wall Street Journal, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Adam Mckay, Issey Miyake, Holmes, JP Yim Getty Images, Theranos Holmes, John Carreyrou


Freeform Picks Up Witch Drama ‘Motherland’ to Series

Freeform has put out a 10-episode series order for “Motherland: Fort Salem,” a show about witches in the American military, Variety has learned. The one-hour drama, which has Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Kevin Messick on board as EPs, was created by Eliot Laurence and is set in an alternate, present-day America where witches ended their persecution […]
Tags: News, America, Salem, Freeform, Adam Mckay, Kevin Messick, Eliot Laurence, Motherland: Fort Salem