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Live-Action ‘Minecraft’ Movie Finally Sets Spring 2022 Release Date

It’s been a long road to the big screen for the popular world-building video game Minecraft. Warner Bros. Pictures landed the rights back in 2014, and since then directors like Shawn Levy (Stranger Things) and Rob McElhenney (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) have come and gone from the project. More recently, Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist director Peter Sollett signed on to helm the Minecraft movie, and now the studio has given it an official release date. Over at the official Minecraft ...
Tags: Movies, Philadelphia, Minecraft, Steve Carell, Mojang, Warner Brothers, Video Game, Peter-Sollett, Rob McElhenney, Shawn Levy, Release Dates, Nick Norah, Minecraft Warner Bros Pictures

‘Game Of Thrones’ Swiftly Killed Off Mac From ‘Always Sunny In Philadelphia’

Rob McElhenney and a “Silicon Valley” star got even less airtime than Ed Sheeran in the show’s most recent episode.
Tags: News, Ed Sheeran, Silicon Valley, Philadelphia, Rob McElhenney

Minecraft Movie Heading To Theaters in 2022

Minecraft movie heading to theaters in 2022 It’s been a long road of development for the adaptation of the groundbreaking game Minecraft to get to the big screen and developer Mojang has announced via their website that the film not only has a new release date, but is also making progress behind the scenes. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googleta...
Tags: Movies, Sony, Philadelphia, Minecraft, Steve Carell, Warner Bros, Mojang, Mattel, Adam Nee, Leah Remini, Markus, Eternia, Peter Sollett, Rob McElhenney, Shawn Levy, Persson

Watch: ‘Game of Thrones’ Premiere Featured Cameos From Martin Starr and Rob McElhenney, George Lucas Visited the Set, and More

Game of Thrones is back, but even those who are watching closely may have missed a couple of high-profile cameos in last night’s season premiere. Did you catch Martin Starr (Silicon Valley, Party Down, Freaks and Geeks) and Rob McElhenney (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) in small roles? Did you know Star Wars creator George Lucas visited the set during the filming of “Winterfell”? See all of that and more in a great new behind-the-scenes video, head inside the episode to get more insights fr...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Drama, Fantasy, Game Of Thrones, Philadelphia, George-Lucas, Emilia Clarke, Jon, Westeros, Weiss, David Benioff, Dan Weiss, Dany, Cersei

Female-Centric Skull & Bones Series in the Works at Ubisoft

Female-centric Skull & Bones series in the works at Ubisoft Video game maker Ubisoft is trying something new with its upcoming pirate game Skull & Bones. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ubisoft’s movie and TV arm is developing a female-centric series based on the game, and it will be released before the game is available for purchase. Ubisoft has partnered with Atlas Entertainment (Dirty John) for the series. While the 2016 film Assassin’s Creed, which starred Michael Fassbender, was ba...
Tags: Jessica Chastain, TV, Movies, Lionsgate, Atlas, Jake Gyllenhaal, TV News, Philadelphia, John, Michael Fassbender, Ubisoft, Indian Ocean, Spike Tv, David Leitch, Rob McElhenney, Andy Horwitz

TV Roundup: Netflix To Drop ‘Big Mouth’ Valentine’s Day Special

In today’s TV Roundup, Netflix prepares to launch a special Valentine’s episode of “Big Mouth,” and a number of new actors have been cast in an untitled Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day project set within a video game development studio. FIRST LOOKS Valentine’s Day is coming early, thanks to Netflix and a very special episode of […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Valentine, Rob McElhenney, Big Mouth

‘Minecraft’ Movie to Be Helmed by ‘Nick and Norah’s Infinity Playlist’ Director Peter Sollett

The Minecraft movie has found its new director. Following It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia co-creator and star Rob McElhenney‘s departure from the director’s chair after three years, Peter Sollett has been tapped as the new Minecraft movie director and writer. The Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist director steps up to helm the long-anticipated film adaptation of the popular video game of the same name. For a video game about building, it’s certainly taking a long time for the Minecraft movie...
Tags: Movies, Video Games, Office, Adaptation, Philadelphia, Minecraft, Steve Carell, Warner Bros, NICK, Warner Brothers, Vertigo, Adam Nee, Aaron, Carell, Peter-Sollett, Rob McElhenney

Peter Sollett Signs On To Direct Minecraft

Peter Sollett signs on to direct Minecraft Variety reports that indie director Peter Sollett has signed on to direct the upcoming film adaptation of the hit video game franchise Minecraft for Warner Bros. Sollett is best known for helming the 2008 adaptation of the romantic dramedy Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist, PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; ...
Tags: Movies, Sony, Philadelphia, Minecraft, Steve Carell, Warner Bros, Mattel, Adam Nee, Leah Remini, Markus, Eternia, Peter Sollett, Rob McElhenney, Shawn Levy, Persson, ComingSoon

It's Always Sunny's Rob McElhenney Reveals The Gross Diet He Kept For Fat Mac

Rob McElhenney talked through what he ate to become "Fat Mac" on It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia.
Tags: Religion, Rob McElhenney

How (And Why) ‘It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’ Made Contemporary Dance The Climax Of Its Finale

“Not only does [the episode] ‘Mac Finds His Pride’ contain heartfelt dialogue — like Mac admitting to Frank, ‘I don’t know where I fit in as a gay man and it’s starting to get to me. I’m not feeling very proud.’ — but it ends with a five-minute, show-stopping contemporary-dance number featuring Rob McElhenney and professional ballerina Kylie Shea.” Here’s the inside story of how McElhenney, who insists to this day that he cannot dance, pulled it off.
Tags: Art, Mac, Dance, Philadelphia, Rob McElhenney, Kylie Shea, McElhenney, 11.07.18

Kate Beckinsale, John Malkovich & More in Talks to Star in El Tonto

Kate Beckinsale, John Malkovich & more in talks to star in El Tonto According to Deadline, Kate Beckinsale (Underworld), John Malkovich (Eve), Jason Sudeikis (Booksmart), Jillian Bell (SNL) and Emmy winner Edie Falco are in the process of finalizing their deals to join Charlie Day‘s directorial debut El Tonto. Day is also set to be the film’s lead character. El Tonto follows the story of an idiot mute (Day) who, after getting off a bus in Los Angeles, rises through the ranks to become a belov...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Los Angeles, Kate Beckinsale, Day, John Malkovich, Pacific Rim, Philadelphia, Jason Sudeikis, Jillian Bell, Rob McElhenney, Andrew Levitas, Los Angeles Photo, Edie Falco, Sudeikis, Monsters University

Scriptnotes, Ep 369: What Is a Movie, Anyway? — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: Hi. My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 369 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the program we’ll be answering a fundamental question: what is a movie? We’ll also be talking about award season and other stuff. We’re going to do follow up from five years ago. It’s going to be a big show. An...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hbo, Hollywood, Instagram, Abc, Disney, Toronto, Los Angeles, Fox, Netflix, Harvey Weinstein, Alfonso Cuarón, Showtime, James Bond, John

It's Always Sunny star mocks his 'unrealistic' body change

Rob McElhenney jokes about his new physique as the 13th series of his TV show debuts this week.
Tags: News, Rob McElhenney

‘It’s Always Sunny’ Creators on Their #MeToo Episode and If the Gang Would Support Trump [Interview]

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia returns for its 13th season to answer some cliffhangers. Dennis (Glenn Howerton) was moving to North Dakota to be with his son, and Charlie (Charlie Day) and the Waitress (Mary Elizabeth Ellis) were going to try to have a baby. With Howerton’s involvement still ambiguous (one episode features a lifelike Dennis sex doll prominently), only two of the original Sunny creators were available for interviews at TCA. Charlie Day and Rob McElhenney spoke with /Film ...
Tags: Europe, Comedy, Television, Movies, Mac, Interviews, Disney, Features, North Dakota, South America, Rob, Philadelphia, Mel Gibson, FX, Mindy Kaling, It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia

Charlie Day to Make Feature Directorial Debut El Tonto

Charlie Day to make feature directorial debut El Tonto Armory Films and Metalwork Pictures have come on board to produce and finance multi-hyphenate Charlie Day’s (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Pacific Rim: Uprising) much anticipated feature film directorial debut El Tonto. Day, who also penned the script, is set to star. RELATED: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 13 Sneak Preview Released The comedy, which starts principal photography in Los Angeles next month, follows an idiot m...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, US, Los Angeles, Pacific Rim, Philadelphia, Cannes film festival, Ralph Fiennes, Richard Armitage, Georgetown, Charlie, Sony Pictures Classics, Bruce Dern, Dee Rees, Rob McElhenney, Andrew Levitas

‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ Team Talks Season 13’s Time’s Up Episode

“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”‘s 13th season is getting topical with episodes that take on the Time’s Up movement against sexual harassment, as well as the broader Women’s March for female rights and gay pride. “I’m just glad that we [explored Time’s Up], and made a comedic take on it. This show’s so amazing to […]
Tags: News, Time, Events, Kaitlin Olson, Philadelphia, Danny DeVito, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Its Always Sunny In Philadelphia, MeToo

‘It’s Always Sunny’ at 13: The Cast Has Evolved, but the Gang? Not So Much

The cult comedy is back for Season 13. Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Kaitlin Olson talk about tackling #MeToo and the show’s increasing progressiveness.
Tags: Television, News, Day, Kaitlin Olson, Charlie, Olson, Rob McElhenney, Women and Girls, Homosexuality and Bisexuality, Rob McElhenney Charlie Day, FX (TV Network, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Program, Kaitlin (1975-

Trailer Roundup: ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’, ‘Night School’, ‘King Lear’, ‘The Land of Steady Habits’ and More

While we tend to highlight trailers for big movies around these here parts, it’s important to remember smaller films (and also some TV shows) as well. That’s where a good old fashioned trailer roundup comes in handy. In this edition, we have trailers for It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia season 13, the Tiffany Haddish comedy Night School, the new adaptation of King Lear, Nicole Holofcener‘s The Land of Steady Habits, and more. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 13 It’s Always Sunn...
Tags: Amazon, UK, Comedy, Hollywood, Television, Movies, Mac, Drama, Documentary, France, Netflix, Thriller, Adelaide, Philadelphia, Kevin Hart, Movie Trailers

Lauren Ambrose & Nell Tiger Free To Star In Shyamalan’s Apple Series

Lauren Ambrose & Nell Tiger Free to star in Apple’s thriller series Deadline reports that Six Feet Under‘s Lauren Ambrose and Game of Thrones actress Nell Tiger Free have officially been cast for leading roles in Apple’s untitled psychological thriller series. The thriller is being executive produced by director M. Night Shyamalan (Split, Unbreakable, The Sixth Sense, Glass) and writer Tony Basgallop (Berlin Station, 24: Live Another Day) who will also write for the series. The plot details f...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Horror, Berlin, Fox, TV News, Dorothy, M. Night Shyamalan, Wayward Pines, New York Times Magazine, Ambrose, Shyamalan, Leanne, Nathaniel Rich, Steve Tisch

Losing Earth: Apple Wins Rights to Climate Change Story

Losing Earth: Apple wins rights to climate change story Deadline reports that after an intense bidding war against multiple outlets, Apple has won the rights to Nathaniel Rich’s story Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change that was published August 1 in a special issue of New York Times Magazine. Apple is developing the article into a TV series. Losing Earth follows the story of a small group of American scientists, activists, and politicians who, between 1979 and 1989, tri...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, TV News, Rich, Nathaniel Rich, Ron Moore, Rob McElhenney, Joel Kinnaman, Hilde Lysiak, Brooklynn Prince, John M Chu, Losing Earth, New York Times Magazine Apple, Pulitzer Center Losing Earth, Anonymous Content Rich

TV Bits: ‘Shooter’ Canceled, ‘Kim Possible’ Teaser, ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale Hype & More

In this edition of TV Bits: Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day plan a new series at Apple Watch a teaser for the new Kim Possible live-action movie Shooter is canceled, but might not be entirely dead Find out what Lost creator Carlton Cuse thinks about a reboot Get ready for another Chicago Fire, Chicago PD and Chicago Med crossover Find out what Nikolaj Coster-Waldau thinks of the Game of Thrones finale First up, THR reports It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia cast members Rob McElhenney and C...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Usa, Comedy, Television, Movies, Nbc, Drama, Abc, Lost, Chicago, Game Of Thrones, Philadelphia, Patton Oswalt, Chicago Fire, Damon Lindelof

Apple Green Lights New Comedy From Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day

Apple green lights new comedy from Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia co-stars Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day got some great news as Apple gave their newest half-hour scripted comedy the straight-to-series order, according to Deadline. The untitled comedy, written by the duo, is described by the trade as a “cutting-edge comedy that is set in a video game development studio and will explore the intricacies of the human condition through hilarious and innovative wa...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Fox, TV News, Philadelphia, Minecraft, Warner Bros, John Boyega, It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, Jodie Foster, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Rotenberg, Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, Rob Rosell

Apple orders a show about a video game studio from the ‘It’s Always Sunny’ gang

Apple’s been on a tear lately. Say what you will about some of the company’s programming decisions (see: Carpool Karaoke), at least it’s building a portfolio that’s got a little something for everyone. Earlier this week, word got out that it ordered a series based on Min Jin Lee’s novel, Pachinko. And according to a report in Variety, it’s also added new comedy by a couple of members of the It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia gang. The half-hour scripted sitcom will be penned by Rob McElhen...
Tags: Apple, Entertainment, Lionsgate, Tech, Silicon Valley, Philadelphia, Ubisoft, It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, Carpool Karaoke, Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, RCG, Jin Lee, McElhenney, Day McElhenney

Apple Orders Charlie Day, Rob McElhenney Comedy Straight to Series

Apple has given a straight-to-series order to a half-hour scripted comedy from Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day, Variety has learned. The series is set in a video game development studio, with McElhenney also attached to star in addition to writing and executive producing alongside Day. The series marks the duo’s first collaboration as writers since “It’s Always […]
Tags: Apple, News, Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, McElhenney, Charlie Day Rob McElhenney

The ‘Minecraft’ Movie Suffers A Delay As It Loses Its Director

Director and co-writer Rob McElhenney is no longer working on Warner Bros.’s film adaptation of “Minecraft,” according to The Wrap. The “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” star was picked to direct the film in 2015, but now it’s not happening, he recently told The Wrap. Warner reportedly asked the writer/director duo of Adam and Aaron […]
Tags: News, Philadelphia, Minecraft, Warner, Warner Bros, Mojang, Aaron, Adam, Rob McElhenney

‘Minecraft’ Movie Loses Director Rob McElhenney, Finds New Writers

In the summer of 2015, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia co-creator and star Rob McElhenney was announced as the director of a feature-length Minecraft movie based on the mega-popular video game. The film was supposed to come out next summer, but now that seems to be in jeopardy – McElhenney is no longer on board, and the project has just hired the same writing team that’s currently attached to the long-in-the-works Masters of the Universe movie. According to TheWrap, McElhenney, who was also...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Office, Adaptation, Philadelphia, Minecraft, Steve Carell, Warner Bros, Mark Twain, Warner Brothers, Video Game, Aaron Nee, Adam Nee, Tom Sawyer, Aaron, Huckleberry Finn

Rob McElhenney No Longer Directing The Minecraft Movie

Rob McElhenney Is No Longer Directing The Minecraft Movie Rob McElhenney (It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia) has confirmed to The Wrap that he is no longer attached to direct Warner Bros’ long-awaited Minecraft movie, simply saying: “No, that is not happening.” The outlet reports that following his departure, the studio has tapped writing partners Aaron and Adam Nee (Band of Robbers) to rewrite the screenplay. The previous draft had been penned by McElhenney and Jason Fuchs (Wonder Woman). In...
Tags: Movies, Sony, Philadelphia, Minecraft, Warner Bros, Mattel, Aaron Nee, Adam Nee, Aaron, Leah Remini, Eternia, Rob McElhenney, Persson, ComingSoon, Roy Lee, Jason Fuchs

Dennis Reynolds Will Return For It’s Always Sunny Season 13!

Dennis Reynolds will return for It’s Always Sunny Season 13! The future of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia‘s gang has been a topic of both debate and speculation of late as Glenn Howerton’s Dennis Reynolds departed at the end of the last season. Now, according to Collider, stars Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day have confirmed that Howerton will indeed return for the series’ upcoming 13th season on FX! The exit of Dennis at the end of the last season was accompanied by Howerton signing on for ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Nbc, Mac, North Dakota, Gang, TV News, Philadelphia, FX, It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, Dennis, Frank, Television Critics Association, Dee, Charlie, Cindy

'It's Always Sunny': Will Dennis be back? Why is Mac ripped? Philly's Rob McElhenney, cast talk about 13th season

This post contains mild spoilers for the upcoming season of FXX's It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
Tags: Mac, Incidents, Philly, Rob McElhenney, Will Dennis

Rob Riggle Joins Leah Remini and Kaitlin Olson in Comedy Pilot

Rob Riggle joins Leah Remini and Kaitlin Olson in comedy pilot According to Deadline, comedian Rob Riggle (21 Jump Street, The Other Guys) has landed a starring role in a new multi-camera sitcom for Fox opposite Leah Remini (King of Queens) and Kaitlin Olson (It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia). In the currently-untitled sitcom, Riggle will play Remini’s ex-husband, who lives with her and her new wife (Olson) while all three try to raise two kids. The untitled sitcom is being created and writ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Fox, Queens, TV News, Robert De Niro, Kaitlin Olson, Philadelphia, Kevin Hart, Leah Remini, Mick, Olson, Rob Riggle, Remini, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney