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2009-04-28 22:17:52

U.S. actor Don Johnson has been cast in the big-screen comedy Born to be a Star, co-starring Christina Ricci, Stephen Dorff and Edward Herrmann. The Hollywood Reporter said Johnson, best known for his roles on TV's Nash Bridges and Miami Vice, will play a down-on-his-luck adult film director in Star. Produced by Adam Sandler and Jack Giarraputo, the movie is about a small-town guy, played by Nick Swardson, who learns his unassuming parents were famous porn stars in the 1970s and decides to...

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2009-04-06 05:53:16

U.S. actress Christina Ricci has signed up for the female lead role in Born to be a Star, a big-screen comedy co-written and produced by Adam Sandler. Ricci's previous film credits include Mermaids, The Addams Family, Sleepy Hollow, Monster, Speed Racer and Penelope. The Hollywood Reporter said The Hot Chick director Tom Brady will head up Star, a comedy co-written by and produced with Sandler and Jack Giarraputo. The movie, which is to begin shooting at the end of the month, is about a...

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2009-02-13 16:04:26

Hollywood's Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures announced Friday it has signed Kevin James to headline its big-screen comedy, The Zookeeper. James has starred in the movies Paul Blart: Mall Cop, I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry and Hitch, as well as in the sit-com The King of Queens. The decision to cast him in Zookeeper, to be directed by Frank Coraci, was announced Friday by Mary Parent, chairman of the Worldwide Motion Picture Group at MGM. Not only does Kevin help fully realize the comedic...

2009-01-11 15:44:57

Actor Kevin James says fellow comedian Adam Sandler was a vital part in creating the new U.S. big-screen comedy Paul Blart: Mall Cop. James, known best for his lead role on the TV series The King of Queens, said Sandler was actively involved in several different aspects of the movie's production though his Happy Madison production company, the New York Post reported Sunday. He helped get it made and helped produce it every step of the way, James said of Sandler. He not only helped with the...

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2009-01-07 20:28:41

Adam Sandler picked up the prize for favorite funny male star at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles Wednesday night. Sandler beat out Jim Carrey and Steve Carell for the honor, which was the first fan-voted award given out during the evening. I appreciate this, the Bedtime Stories star said, upon accepting his statuette. I have honestly always made my movies for the people. If I made them for the critics, I would have hung myself 20 years ago, so thank you. TV talk show host Ellen...

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2008-12-18 16:43:13

Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill and Patton Oswalt are set to star in a one-time-only comedy performance in Los Angeles, Universal Pictures said. The Jan. 13 event at the Orpheum Theatre, which will also feature appearances by writer/director/producer Judd Apatow and Aziz Ansari, is to be filmed for use in Apatow's upcoming movie Funny People. Apatow is to be the host of A Night of Funny People at the Orpheum, during which Sandler, Rogen, Hill and Ansari are to perform live as their...

2008-11-11 21:00:25

Hollywood actor Adam Sandler says his wife Jackie has given birth to their second daughter. "Jackie and Adam had a beautiful baby girl, Sunny Madeline, on Nov. 2," Usmagazine.com quoted Sandler as saying in a message posted on his Web site. "Everyone is happy and healthy." The former "Saturday Night Live" player, who has starred in big-screen comedies like "The Wedding Singer,""Billy Madison,""Happy Gilmore,""Big Daddy,""Mr. Deeds" and "You Don't Mess with the Zohan," married Jackie in...

2008-10-28 00:00:00

1/2*  (77m | R) After Rob Schneider's last two no-brow comedies ("The Hot Chick" and "The Animal") underperformed at the box office, he couldn't get work outside of his requisite cameos in Adam Sandler flicks. So he sat down with his buddies and wrote this second "Deuce Bigalow" clunker based on the ludicrous notion that there are lonely women out there desperate enough to pay to have sex with him. Far beyond just laughless, the sequel is downright boring and entirely dependent on...

2008-10-10 15:00:20

The Visitor (Anchor Bay, $29.97) became a hit thanks to good audience buzz. Local actor Richard Jenkins, who has lent his talents in secondary roles in a slew of films from Farrelly Brothers comedies to this summer's Step Brothers, stars as a widowed college professor who finds a pair of undocumented immigrants, a Syrian musician and his Senegalese girlfriend, living in his Manhattan apartment. Reluctantly he allows them to stay with him, thus beginning an amazing and emotional journey for...

2008-09-27 00:00:26

1/2*  (77m | R) After Rob Schneider's last two no-brow comedies ("The Hot Chick" and "The Animal") underperformed at the box office, he couldn't get work outside of his requisite cameos in Adam Sandler flicks. So he sat down with his buddies and wrote this second "Deuce Bigalow" clunker based on the ludicrous notion that there are lonely women out there desperate enough to pay to have sex with him. Far beyond just laughless, the sequel is downright boring and entirely dependent on...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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