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2008-08-01 06:00:29

By Susan Wloszczyna, USA TODAY T he superheroes have flown. Send in the clowns. Sure, there have been a few jokers out there this summer besides the one in The Dark Knight. But with all the flashy comic-book derring-do at the multiplex, they've been easy to overlook. But Steve Carell, Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Adam Sandler and Will Ferrell have all offered up cinematic frivolity with varying degrees of success. However, their tried-and-true tomfoolery will soon seem as quaint as...

2008-07-31 18:00:33

HOLLYWOOD star Adam Sandler flew in to Dublin for the opening of You Don't Mess With The Zohan and vowed to return to make a film in Ireland after falling in love with the country. (c) 2008 Liverpool Echo. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-26 18:00:26

MTV is staking its brand on a lesser-known one: Russell Brand. The actor and comedian will host this year's Video Music Awards, to be shown live from Paramount Pictures Studios in Los Angeles on September 7. Brand recently co-starred in the Judd Apatow-produced comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall and the Reese Witherspoon-produced fairy tale Penelope. He is currently filming the Adam Sandler comedy Bedtime Stories. Brand said he had not started thinking about how he would approach...

2008-06-26 00:02:28

Natalie Casey and Jonathan Wilkes are currently starring in The Wedding Singer at Bradford Alhambra. The Broadway musical, which is based on the hit film starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, is set in the 1980s and tells the story of wedding singer Robbie Hart, who has been jilted at the altar, and waitress Julia Sullivan. Jonathan Wilkes has appeared in stage musicals including Grease while Natalie Casey has starred in the BBC3 hit comedy Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps....

2006-07-02 12:35:47

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Superman Returns" flexed its muscle at Northern American multiplexes, soaring to the top of the weekend box office with $84 million in ticket sales during its first five days, according to studio estimates released on Sunday. Warner Bros. Pictures' big-budget comic book adventure, starring newcomer Brandon Routh as the Man of Steel, generated $52 million in receipts Friday through Sunday after its mid-week debut. "The Devil Wears Prada," the 20th Century Fox...

2006-06-27 06:53:58

By Brian Fuson LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Sony's "Click" controlled the box office in North America this past weekend with a $40 million debut and the top spot. While the Adam Sandler starrer easily topped the charts at the box office, the opening proved to be the fourth-best for the comedian. On the flip side, the debut was Sandler's fifth film to open to $40 million or more. Columbia Pictures and Revolution Studios produced the PG-13-rated film, helmed by Frank Coraci,...

2006-06-25 15:35:00

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES -- Adam Sandler's dark comedy "Click" debuted at the top of the North American box office, driving animated feature "Cars" into second place on its third weekend, according to studio estimates released on Sunday. The Sony Pictures release about a father who gets a TV-like remote control for life and fast forwards to career success at the expense of family life took in $40 million on its opening weekend despite largely negative reviews. "Click," the only North...

2006-06-25 12:16:02

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Adam Sandler comedy "Click" took first place at the North American box office with weekend ticket sales of $40 million, according to studio estimates on Sunday. The Sony Pictures release about a father who gets a TV-like remote control for life and fast forwards to career success at the expense of family life, was the one major debut in movie theaters this week. The Pixar movie "Cars," now in its third weekend, won the battle for second place bringing in...

2006-06-23 15:02:31

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - One saves the world and the other robs it, but what Superman and pirate Captain Jack Sparrow share this summer is Hollywood's hope they will rescue it from the brink of a two-year losing streak at U.S. box offices. Hollywood's summer season, which makes up as much as 40 percent of the roughly $9 billion annual domestic box office, hits its mid-point next week with the June 28 release of Warner Bros. "Superman Returns." Disney's "Pirates of...

2006-06-23 08:28:11

By Brian Fuson LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Moviegoers who have wondered what it would be like to channel surf reality should have fun with "Click," the latest comedy from Adam Sandler and the film certain to top the box office this weekend. The PG-13-rated "Click," from Revolution Studios and Columbia Pictures, is the lone new ultrawide release on Friday, bowing in 3,749 theaters -- a far cry from the previous frame, when four new films arrived in almost 3,000 theaters...


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