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2006-06-23 02:54:52

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...

2006-06-22 07:30:00

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES -- Sometimes art does imitate life, and the stars of the new movie "Click" opening this Friday, Adam Sandler and Kate Beckinsale, ought to know. The former "Saturday Night Live" star Sandler and British beauty Beckinsale say bits and pieces of their real lives found their way into the comedy about a father who gets a TV-like remote control for life and fast forwards to career success at the expense of family life. Sandler, 39, has worked virtually non-stop over...

2006-06-22 08:22:48

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sometimes art does imitate life, and the stars of the new movie "Click" opening this Friday, Adam Sandler and Kate Beckinsale, ought to know. The former "Saturday Night Live" star Sandler and British beauty Beckinsale say bits and pieces of their real lives found their way into the comedy about a father who gets a TV-like remote control for life and fast forwards to career success at the expense of family life. Sandler, 39, has worked...

2006-06-05 16:58:29

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In the four weeks since he became a dad, Adam Sandler has learned at least one lesson: how to avoid changing diapers. "I see that go on," the comedian said about his diaper duties while talking to reporters over the weekend about his latest movie, "Click." Sandler plays a father whose fast-track career interferes with his family life in the film, which opens in the United States on June 23. "It's fun. It's great. I love that kid," Sandler said about...

2006-05-08 00:01:18

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedian Adam Sandler's wife has given birth to their first child, according to a posting on his Web site on Sunday. "Kid is healthy!! Wife is healthy!! He's still a moron and that's all that counts," the site (www.adamsandler.com) said, presumably referring to Sandler as the moron. People magazine, citing an unidentified source, said the baby was a girl, born on Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center near Beverly Hills. Sandler, 39, and wife Jackie, 31,...

2006-02-09 03:27:14

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Adam Sandler and Kevin James are in negotiations to play firefighters who pretend to be a gay couple in an upcoming film comedy "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry," "Wedding Crashers" director David Dobkin is attached to take the helm of the long-gestating project at Universal Pictures. The firefighters in "Chuck and Larry" pose as a married gay couple in order to receive domestic partner benefits. Alexander Payne and James Taylor,...

2005-12-05 12:03:13

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Peter Segal, the director of several Adam Sandler movies, will turn the classic TV spy spoof "Get Smart" into a feature. Steve Carell is attached to play hapless secret agent Maxwell Smart. The series, which ran on NBC from 1965 to 1969 and then on CBS for one season, starred Don Adams as Smart, a.k.a. Agent 86, a spy for Control, fighting the evil forces of Kaos. Warner Bros.' big-screen version will contemporize the setting, with...

2005-11-15 08:14:57

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Silent film buffs know him as a rival of Charlie Chaplin or Buster Keaton, but it is unlikely that modern movie fans know much more about Harold Lloyd than his face. Lloyd is the guy with round glasses and straw hat hanging from a clock on a tower high above the ground, holding on perilously to its hand as it begins to turn down. That picture from 1923's "Safety, Last!' has become an iconic image of a bygone Hollywood era, but for every...


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