Kevin Pollak To Direct Documantary Movie "Misery Loves Comedy"

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Kevin Pollak To Direct Documantary Movie "Misery Loves Comedy"

Actor and filmmaker Kevin Pollak is set to direct the documentary "Misery Loves Comedy" for Newaley Pictures and Heretic Films.

The doco will explore the mind of the stand-up comic and all those who choose to write or perform comedy as a profession. Becky Newhall, Burton Ritchie and Ben Galecki will produce.

Confirmed participating talent include: Michael Ian Black, Rob Delaney, Jon Favreau, Paul Feig, Jim Gaffigan, Christopher Guest, Chris Hardwick, Penn Jillette, Richard Kin ...


Jon Favreau Confirms "Chef" Casting With Vine

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Jon Favreau Confirms "Chef" Casting With Vine

As Twitter is becoming too old hat and mainstream for film directors to drop scoops, some are turning to the blip video service Vine.

Today, Jon Favreau used the service to announce and confirm the casting of Dustin Hoffman and Bobby Cannavale in his new ensemble comedy "Chef".

Favreau helms and stars as a chef who is sacked from a prestigious job and looks to re-energise his life and career by launching a food truck.

Scarlett Johansson, Sofia Vergara, John Leguizamo a ...


More Schedule New Dates From Disney and Marvel

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More Schedule New Dates From Disney and Marvel

Disney, Marvel and several other indie distributors have shaken up the film release date schedule this week with a bunch of shifts and announcements.

The Lindsay Lohan-led "The Canyons" will score a simultaneous VOD, iTunes and select theater release on August 2nd 2013.

"Therese," the Tom Felton and Elizabeth Olsen-led adaptation of Therese Raquin, is finally set for a theatrical release on September 27th.

Screen Media Films has acquired Suzanne Mitchell’s docume ...


Jon Favreau Directs, Stars "Chef"

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Jon Favreau Directs, Stars "Chef"

Jon Favreau is in talks to write, direct and star in the indie comedy "Chef".

The story is set in a Los Angeles-based restaurant run by a emotional chef that Favreau would play.

The project would be the smallest film he’s helmed since "Made" in 2001.

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Iron Man 3's Lego Version Poster

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Iron Man 3's Lego Version Poster

In an unexpected move, Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel Studios have revealed LEGO recreations of two of the Iron Man 3 posters.

The Shane Black-directed action adventure stars Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Stephanie Szostak, James Badge Dale, Jon Favreau, Ben Kingsley and Wang Xuequi.

Iron Man 3 pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal ...