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Wahlberg and Hill teaming for Lethal Weapon-style buddy film

After playing opposite Will Ferrell in the buddy comedy The Other Guys, Mark Wahlberg is set to join Jonah Hill in what has been described as a Lethal Weapon-style action flick called Good Time Gang. According to The LA Times, Wahlberg and Hill will play “two party-happy mercenaries” who take on a terrorist, only to discover that one […]

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Adam McKay to direct Ferrell and Wahlberg in Three Mississippi

A couple of months back it was revealed that The Other Guys themselves, Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, would reteam to star in a backyard football comedy named Turkey Bowl. According to Vulture, TOG director Adam McKay has signed on to helm the film, newly-retitled Three Mississippi. Ferrell and Wahlberg will star as the patriarchs of two […]

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Will Ferrell wants to Swear to God

Will Ferrell is attached to a spec script by Due Date writers Alan Cohen and Alan Freedland, entitled Swear to God. According to Deadline, Warner Bros has acquired the script, and regular Ferrell collaborator Adam McKay is set to produce. Ferrell would play “a narcissistic hedge fund manager who thinks he has seen God”. Although described as […]

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Ferrell and Wahlberg reunite for Turkey Bowl

The Other Guys – Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg – are set to reteam for a new comedy in which they play neighbourhood rivals who face off in an annual football game. According to Deadline, Warner Bros acquired the pitch – tentatively titled Turkey Bowl – from writers Robert Carlock (30 Rock) and Scott Silveri […]

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Trailer Debut: Fight For Your Right Revisited

If you’re a fan of the Beastie Boys, any of the major comic stars of the past five years, or awesomeness, then you are advised to check out the trailer for Fight For Your Right Revisited. The short – directed by Beastie Boy Adam Yauch – debuted at Sundance earlier this year, and stars Seth […]

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Ferrell, Galifianakis join Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie

Comedy duo Tim and Eric have added a star-studded line up of comedy favourites to their upcoming film, Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie, The Wrap reports. Adult Swim and Funny or Die stars Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim have begun shooting on their first feature film and they’ve got some funny men along for […]

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Jay Roach to helm Obama/McCain election movie

Mr. Meet the Fockers, who also invited you to a Dinner For Schmucks, is now taking on the world of politics, The Wrap report. Jay Roach will direct Game Change, adapted by Danny Strong (who has appeared in Buffy and recently Mad Men) from John Heilemann and Mark Halperin’s 2010 book of the same name. […]

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Ferrell and Galifianakis to play political rivals

It was only ever a matter of time before Will Ferrell starred in a political comedy. And apparently that time has come. But I certainly didn’t suspect Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover, Due Date) would be starring alongside him in an election satire. A pitch for a new comedy to be directed by Jay Roach (Meet […]

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(Dark) Aquaman – Megamind review

Megamind – Starring Will Ferrell, Tina Fey and Jonah Hill. Directed by Tom McGrath. Rated PG. By Simon Miraudo. Ack! So close! DreamWorks Animation hinted at an evolution beyond their signature style of filmmaking – disposable movies littered with dated pop culture references and gross-out comedy – with this year’s thoughtful How to Train Your […]

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New trailer for Megamind slightly better than old trailer for Megamind

A new trailer for DreamWorks Animation upcoming superherovillain flick Megamind has debuted online. It gives us a better glimpse of the plot than the (rather annoying) teaser did earlier in the year. Despite a rather disconcerting amount of DreamWorks’ typical smug comedy (I thought they finally got over that with Kung Fu Panda and How […]

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Copper from another mother – The Other Guys review

The Other Guys – Starring Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg and Eva Mendes. Directed by Adam McKay. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo.   Stop the press! Multimillionaire actors unite to skewer deep-pocketed bureaucrats and billion-dollar blowouts! Does Adam McKay’s The Other Guys herald the end of Hollywood’s age of excess? Hmm, not quite. After all, this […]

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The Other Guys trailer debut

The first official trailer for the new Will Ferrell/Mark Wahlberg action comedy The Other Guys has debuted online. Ferrell re-teams with director Adam McKay (Talladega Nights, Anchorman, Step Brothers, Funny or Die) for this latest comedy about two NYPD desk-jockeys living in the shadow of their more action-oriented police brethren. I know that some are […]

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Megamind trailer debut

The trailer for Dreamworks’ upcoming animated comedy Megamind has debuted on YouTube. It fills us with about as much confidence as other animated Dreamworks features. Take that for what you will. The film, originally titled Oobermind, features Will Ferrell (or at least his voice) as the eponymous supervillain who finally defeats his arch nemesis Metro […]

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Head to Head – Land of the Lost

Welcome to the latest edition of Head to Head, in which our Quickflix critic takes on our readers in a rip-snorting battle to the death! You pick the film, and we pick the fight! This week, Steve Brady told Will Ferrell to disappear into another dimension by attacking his film Land of the Lost. For […]

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Lost and loster – Land of the Lost DVD review

Land of the Lost – Starring Will Ferrell, Anna Friel and Danny McBride. Directed by Brad Silberling. Rated PG. Originally published June 10, 2009. By Simon Miraudo. Land of the Lost is a terrible family film – let’s just get that out there – but it is certain to live on as a staple of […]

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Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell as The Other Guys

source: firstshowing.netThe first images from the set of the Will Ferrell/Mark Wahlberg cop comedy The Other Guys have hit the interweb. Although they are not officially released stills from the production, they are mighty fine looking snaps. We first reported on this movie back in February when it was called The B Team. The film […]

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Head to Head – Land of the Lost

Welcome to the latest edition of Head to Head, in which our Quickflix critic takes on our readers in a rip-snorting battle to the death! You pick the film, and we pick the fight! This week we received a universe-shattering attack on the Will Ferrell ‘family’ comedy Land of the Lost from Doug Bowie. For […]

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Head to Head – Step Brothers

Welcome to the latest installment of Head to Head, in which our Quickflix critics enter into a relentlessly bloody battle to the death based on the merits of a particular film. This week, our critics get into an epic noogie over Adam McKay’s manchild saga Step Brothers. Simon Miraudo will argue FOR the film DVDman […]

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Lost and loster – Land of the Lost review

Land of the Lost – Starring Will Ferrell, Anna Friel and Danny McBride. Directed by Brad Silberling. Rated PG. 101 mins. Land of the Lost is a terrible family film – let’s just get that out there – but it is certain to live on as a staple of bleary-eyed uni students’ movie nights; sandwiched […]

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Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg team up for buddy cop comedy

source: variety.com It looks as if it is up to Will Ferrell to save Mark Wahlberg‘s career. The duo is set to star as law enforcement officers in the comedy “B Team”. The project will be helmed by Anchorman director Adam McKay. The script has been written by Chris Henchy, co-writer of Ferrell’s upcoming Land […]

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He Ain’t Heavy (Well, He’s Kind of Heavy) – Step Brothers Review

Step Brothers – Starring Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen, Richard Jenkins and Adam Scott. Directed by Adam McKay. Rated MA for coarse language, nudity and sexual references. 98 mins. You only needed one look at the poster for Step Brothers to know exactly what this film would be like. Will Ferrell and John […]

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Anchorman 2 – Electric Boogaloo?

source: slashfilm.comComedy megastar Will Ferrell and director Adam McKay have revealed their plans for a sequel to Anchorman, with one version possibly set in the 80s. The first Anchorman starred Ferrell as anchorman extraordinaire Ron Burgundy, an arrogant yet lovable buffoon (see: 90% of all Ferrell films). Set in the 1970’s, it featured an all […]

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