*Paula Patton stars in a new film that dramatizes what happens when our obsession with social media and technology goes too far. “Disconnect,” opening this Friday from director Henry Alex Rubin, is described in its tagline as “a drama centered on a group of people searching for human connections in today’s wired world.” Patton’s character [...]
*You don’t see him much in the trailers, but T.I. has a plum role in the upcoming film “Identity Thief,” starring Jason Bateman as a mild-mannered businessman who sets out to find the person who stole his identity. Melissa McCarthy plays the deceptively harmless-looking woman who ruined his credit, and T.I. plays a bounty hunter [...]
The Film Strip: Stars of ‘Horrible Bosses,’ ‘Zookeeper’ and ‘The Ledge’ talk about themselves and their roles.
*Kevin James is the animals’ caretaker Griffin Keyes in “Zookeeper” and is very much loved by the animals at the Franklin Park Zoo. When he decides to quit, in a panic the animals decide to break their time-honored code of silence and reveal their biggest secret: they can talk! Thus begins a very tight relationship [...]
*For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a hustling excon, the three friends devise a convoluted and seemingly foolproof [...]
*The well-saturated blurb for The Switch asserts that the film comes “From the people who brought you Juno and Little Miss Sunshine.” That’s a serious claim given that each of those hilarious hits landed an Academy Award in the Best Original Screenplay category. Regrettably, I found myself scratching my head asking what happened during this [...]
*Isaiah Mustafa, the former NFL player whose fame skyrocketed as “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like,” has just been cast opposite Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman in Warner Bros. upcoming comedy “Horrible Bosses.” The film follows three friends who conspire to murder their awful bosses for standing in the way of their happiness. Mustafa [...]
*Jamie Foxx will join Jason Bateman and Charlie Day in the upcoming New Line film “Horrible Bosses.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film follows three frustrated friends who decide to kill each other’s bosses. Foxx will play a character named Motherf**ker Jones, a scam artist who gives the friends murder advice. Jennifer Aniston and [...]