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Rodney Rothman to script 21 Jump Street spinoff with an eye to direct

I never would have imagined that we'd ever be talking about a 21 JUMP STREET movie franchise, but here we are. Starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum , the first film wound up being a surprisingly decent comedy flick and was followed by 22 JUMP STREET, the rare sequel which was just as good as the first and took delight in skewering sequels and remakes in general. Sony Pictures...
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Exclusive: Top 10 Unbilled Cameos (video)

Every now and then we sit down to watch a movie and are treated to a cameo from an actor who wasn't billed in the credits. These are more popular in comedies, but the unbilled cameo can span several genres and has been done for some time. In Jason Dean's latest JoBlo exclusive, we count down 10 notable unbilled cameos, including appearances by Sean Connery , Johnny Depp , Matt Damon ,...
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Jonah Hill thinks the 21 Jump Street/Men in Black crossover won't happen

One of the more interesting tidbits to emerge from the Sony email hack back in 2014 was the revelation that they were considering a crossover between MEN IN BLACK and 21 JUMP STREET. Although it was a crazy albeit potentially interesting idea, I don't know how many people actually expected it to become a reality. Then, somehow, Sony actually began moving forward with the project...
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Phil Lord & Chris Miller will probably only produce 23 Jump Street

Phil Lord and Chris Miller have a few projects in the works, which has led to some wondering if they will be back for 23 JUMP STREET. Miller provided an update on the 22 JUMP STREET follow-up during an interview with Slash Film at the Fox day for the Television Critics Association summer press tour (he was there representing The Last Man on Earth), and Miller says although he and...
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Bob's Burgers writers to pen female 21 Jump Street spinoff script

In April we brought you word that Sony had hired Broad Street scribes Lucia Aniello and Paul W. Downs for its female-led 21 JUMP STREET spinoff, however they won't be the only ones working on a script for the project. THR has learned Bob's Burger writers and producers Lizzie and Wendy Molyneux have also been tapped to pen a separate script for the spinoff. The sisters...
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Broad City scribes reportedly tapped to write female 21 Jump Street spinoff

Tracking Board is reporting that Sony is developing a female-led 21 JUMP STREET spinoff, and Broad City writers Lucia Aniello and Paul W. Downs have been hired to write the script. Aniello also directed several episodes of the Comedy Central series, and Downs has appeared on it as Abbi's boss, Trey. The duo also wrote and directed the short films Emmy Training Day and Life...
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Adam Sandler's Ridiculous 6 for Netflix sports a monster casting line-up

We learned back in October that Adam Sandler signed a 4-picture deal with Netflix because . . . well, why not? You can argue the merits of his films until the cows come home but the fact of the matter is that they have an audience. Add to that the Netflix factor of being able to watch new content immediately, and it sounds like they both parties have a worthwhile deal going on. If...
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Adam McKay kills any hopes of Anchorman 3

Knights of Columbus, this hurts! According to Adam McKay , heís done with the world of Ron Burgundy and the rest of the news team. When the director was asked about a possible third installment, this is what he had to say: Itís done. I think thatís it. It was great to do it and it was so fun to work with those guys again, but I think thatís it for Ron Burgundy....
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Kind of a big deal! Anchorman: The Exhibit at the Newseum

Ron Burgundy is literally in a glass case of emotion.  Having conquered the realms of television news, feature films and scotch, the mustachioed newscaster brings his talent good looks from San Diego to Washington D.C. to officially become part of history. And what more fitting location than the prestigious Newseum—the nation's foremost interactive journalism...
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21 Jump Street 2 will take us to college, directors Lord and Miller to return

When the inevitable sequel to 21 JUMP STREET was announced at CinemaCon, there was no confirmation as to who would direct the movie. We also had no idea what the plot of the film would be either aside from the setup at the end of the first film. But, now thanks to producer Neal Moritz, we have an answer to both questions. First up is that 21 JUMP STREET 2, or whatever it will be...
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Sony Pictures reveals that 21 Jump Street 2 with Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum will be out in 2014

It was announced before the first film was even released but now it's official: a sequel to 21 JUMP STREET is in the works and will be out in 2014. This was announced yesterday at Sony Picture's presentation at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. The studio also showed off the new logo for the film but unfortunately there aren't any images of it available at this time. The surprise hit...
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Comic Con 2012: Red Carpet for FX/Maxim Party, Sons of Anarchy, Wilfred and more!

One major bright spot at this yearís Comic Con was the opportunity to cover the red carpet for the FX/Maxim party. Itís not hard to get excited (pun intended) at the thought of hanging around a bunch of Maxim hotties, so that was all sorts of good. Then of course we had the chance to click the remote to television and interview some of the stars of ďWilfred,Ē ďArcher,Ē and a personal...
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