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2008-07-02 12:00:48

CULVER CITY, Calif., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Comedy superstars Sacha Baron Cohen and Will Ferrell will team together for a Columbia Pictures comedy based on the renowned characters Sherlock Holmes and Watson, with Baron Cohen taking the role of the master detective and Ferrell as his partner in solving crime, Watson, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad and Matt Tolmach, presidents of Columbia Pictures. The screenplay will be written by Etan Cohen (Tropic Thunder). Judd Apatow and Jimmy...

2008-07-01 21:00:03

SAN BERNARDINO NATIONAL FOREST - People searching for Moe the chimp are asking the public's help in finding the domesticated chimpanzee. After disappearing from his habitat near Devore Friday, a team of friends and volunteers have been scouring the forest in search of Moe, said Moe's owners, Ladonna and St. James Davis of West Covina. "We need spotters," said Mike McCasland, who's been acting as a spokesman for the Davises. "We're getting to that point where were going to need to get...

2008-07-01 09:00:42

By Jake Coyle Associated Press The arrival of a new Pixar film also means the debut of the animation studio's latest short. And this time, the feature film has more in common with its short-film tradition. "WALL-- E," which opened in theaters last week, is accompanied by "Presto," the latest 5-minute slice of animated heaven to arrive in tandem with a Pixar long-player. While short, prefeature films have mostly gone the way of the drive-in, Pixar is keeping the tradition alive with...

2008-06-26 06:02:44

By Story by Maria Puente, USA TODAY L ast year, the crowd-pleaser movies were about pregnant women -- Knocked Up with Katherine Heigl -- and pregnant teens, as in Juno. This year, Hollywood, that town famous for flash marriages and ugly breakups, is throwing rice (and divorce stats) to the winds and serving up a slew of films about weddings. So what's that about? Industry observers say in a summer beset by rising food and gas prices and ongoing wars overseas, Tinseltown is...

2008-06-26 03:02:23

By Shari Low BE still my beating Animal, they're coming back. Disney have announced that they've commissioned a new Muppet movie, but this time there's an urgent cause in the storyline. According to the writer, they want to bring Muppets together to put on a show in a bid to save the studio. Paul Burrell, George Bush's foreign policy advisor and the cast of Big Brother have yet to confirm that they'll answer the call. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest Information...

2008-06-23 00:00:16

By Johan Jaaffar AT last we have the most comprehensive bibliography, facts and notes on the films of P. Ramlee. Filem-filem P. Ramlee compiled by Mustafa A.R. and Aziz Sattar is a labour of love. Mustafa was an entertainment journalist with Utusan Melayu and Aziz was involved as an actor in many of P. Ramlee's best remembered films. Mustafa joined the Utusan group in 1970 as a reporter for the entertainment magazine URTV. He left the group 27 years later. Aziz (now a Datuk) first...

2008-06-16 06:00:14

LOS ANGELES, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- "Diamond Dog Caper," which premiered at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, has secured a domestic distribution deal with Screen Media Films via an output deal with Universal Studios Home Video. The film's release is scheduled for September. "Diamond Dog Caper" stars French Stewart (3rd Rock From The Sun), Luke Benward ( How To Eat Fried Worms), Brittany Curran (13 Going On 30) and Kevin Farley (Blonde & Blonder) in the story of a...

2006-07-26 14:02:27

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - James Le Gros and Lacey Chabert will star as an odd couple in "Sherman's Way," an indie comedy-drama set in California's Napa Valley. The story centers on an eccentric Olympic has-been (Le Gros) who prefers leisure to work and finds himself stuck with a rigid, pre-law Yale student (Chabert) who has no time for wasting time. Between skinny-dipping and stealing cars, they learn that balance is the key to finding love, getting the job...

2006-05-09 02:07:05

By Borys Kit and Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - John C. Reilly and Seann William Scott are in negotiations to star in the comedy feature "Quebec," playing two assistant managers of a large grocery chain who compete with each other for a coveted promotion. Lili Taylor ("The Notorious Bettie Page") and Jenna Fischer (NBC's "The Office") would portray their frustrated wives, respectively. The Dimension Films project marks the feature directing debut of Steve Conrad,...

2006-02-25 18:26:23

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Don Knotts, who won five Emmys for portraying the bungling deputy Barney Fife on "The Andy Griffith Show," has died, media reports said on Saturday. He was 81. Knotts died on Friday night at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills, California, of pulmonary and respiratory complications, according to media reports. Knotts' bug-eyed, high-strung character helped make "Andy Griffith," a sitcom about a folksy sheriff in small-town America, one of the most...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.