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Chris Pratt and Anna Faris will “play” a married couple in ‘Vacation Friends’

Married funny people Chris Pratt and Anna Faris will star as married funny people in Vacation Friends, Deadline reports. Fox paid seven figures for Tom & Tim Mullen’s spec script, which will see Pratt and Faris play a wild couple who befriend a straight-laced couple on holidays, and are surprised to discover the straight-laced couple […]

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Punny games – Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 review

By Simon Miraudo March 18, 2014 Man cannot survive on puns alone, but it seems kids will happily eat them up. The Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs franchise is one of the more unlikely success stories of recent years, coming from low-rent cartoon factory Sony Pictures Animation (home of Surf’s Up!) and earning some rare acclaim to […]

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Trailer Debut: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, the follow-up to 2009’s surprise animated smash, has a brand new trailer positively overflowing with food puns. Though the directors of the original, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, are gone (having graduated to live-action with 21 Jump Street), the voice cast returns. Hear the hilarious Bill Hader, Anna […]

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Ellen Page directing Anna Faris in Miss Stevens

Ellen Page is set to make her directorial debut with the dramedy Miss Stevens, Deadline reports. Anna Faris will star in the picture as a school teacher with problems at home. She finds inspiration through her kids while away at a weekend drama competition. The script comes from Julia Hart. Miss Stevens will be produced by the teams […]

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Trailer Debut: I Give It a Year

The romantic comedy I Give It a Year stars Rose Byrne, Anna Faris, Rafe Spall, and Simon Baker, and there’s a new trailer out to prove it. Byrne and Spall play a married couple who aren’t quite clicking, and are tempted away by the likes of Baker and Faris. Stephen Merchant pops up to play the wise-cracking […]

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Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig to play The Skeleton Twins

Former Saturday Night Live cast-mates Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig are set to star as siblings in upcoming indie drama The Skeleton Twins, Variety reports. The duo will star as estranged twins Milo and Maggie, who reunite after coincidentally and narrowly avoiding death on the same day. Anna Faris was formerly attached to play Hader’s sis in […]

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The democracy of laughter – The Dictator review

The Dictator – Starring Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, and Jason Mantzoukas. Directed by Larry Charles. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. The democratic process is alive and well in every cinema screening The Dictator, and in every home where it will play from now until the end of time (or, until all entertainment is replaced […]

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Trailer Debut: The Dictator

A brand new trailer for the upcoming Sacha Baron Cohen comedy The Dictator has arrived, offering us a greater glimpse of the plot, as well as a shorn Anna Faris. Baron Cohen stars in the film as the cruel autocrat General Alladeen of Wadiya, who travels to New York to address the U.N., visit the […]

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs sequel gets a release date

The sequel to the wonderful animated comedy Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs has secured a release date. According to Box Office Mojo, Cloudy 2: Revenge of the Leftovers will hit cinemas December 20, 2013. This means Sony Pictures expects the film to be a big player during the 2013/2014 holiday season, which is fair enough considering the original film’s surprise […]

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Rose Byrne and Anna Faris Give It A Year

Australia’s own Rose Byrne and Scary Movie star Anna Faris are set to star in the upcoming romantic comedy I Give It a Year, Variety reports. Byrne and Rafe Spall will play a married couple who struggle during their first year of matrimony; Faris and Simon Baker (another Aussie!) will play “strong supporting characters.” Borat screenwriter Dan Mazer will write […]

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Anna Faris preps stalker comedy

The wonderfully talented and terribly underrated (seriously; The House Bunny is good!) Anna Faris has sold a pitch for a new comedy to Paramount, based upon a real life incident. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Faris was inspired to pitch her account of finding a new roommate “who turns out to be a stalker from […]

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Never judge a Playboy by it’s cover – The House Bunny DVD review

The House Bunny – Starring Anna Faris, Emma Stone, Colin Hanks and Kat Dennings. Directed by Fred Wolf. Rated M for infrequent coarse language and sexual references. 97 mins. When I first saw the trailer for The House Bunny, I distinctly remember using the phrase ‘unwatchable’. So it was with great reluctance that I sat […]

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Never Judge A Playboy By It’s Cover – The House Bunny Review

The House Bunny – Starring Anna Faris, Emma Stone, Colin Hanks and Kat Dennings. Directed by Fred Wolf. Rated M for infrequent coarse language and sexual references. 97 mins. When I first saw the trailer for The House Bunny, I distinctly remember using the phrase ‘unwatchable’. So it was with great reluctance that I sat […]

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