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Good news for you kids online right now looking to check out something cool! The official website for the upcoming Mike Mendez flick Big Ass Spider! has opened its doors! Epic Pictures Releasing has locked an October 18, 2013, domestic r...
Good news for you kids online right now looking to check out something cool! The official website for the upcoming Mike Mendez flick Big Ass Spider! has opened its doors! Epic Pictures Releasing has locked an October 18, 2013, domestic release for the flick, which will be available theatrically and on VOD at the same time. Check out the official Big Ass Spider! website here! Visit it now or we will personally come to wherever you are just to shoe you swiftly in your genitalia. Battling the beast are Greg Grunberg ("Heroes", "Alias") and Lombardo Boyar ("The Bernie Mac Show"), who star as Alex, an exterminator, and Jose, his security guard sidekick, respectively. The unlikely heroes team up with an elite military unit that includes genre vets Clare Kramer (The Gravedancers) and Ray Wise (X-Men: First Class, "Twin Peaks"). Mendez explains what drew him to the project: "The script was hilarious, and as we got into the creature design and the casting, we had one objective in mind: fun! I love the tone of this movie and think audiences are going to have a wild time.” Synopsis Surviving extermination by nuclear eradication, a horrible alien mutation in arachnid form is now growing at an exponential rate and making its way toward downtown Los Angeles. Hot on its spindly heels is a crack military unit with absolute authority, led by an obsessively driven commander and his beautiful but lethal sidekick. Unfortunately for them, this mutant spider has an array of deadly defenses including the ability to virtually disappear through camouflage. But the creature’s real adversary quickly turns out to be a hot-shot local exterminator armed only with cocky attitude, some fast one-liners and his homemade gadgets. Joining forces with the military team, this blue-collar hero sets out to exterminate what has now become a monstrous 10-story tall MEGA SPIDER. VISIT THE EVILSHOP @ AMAZON! Got news? Click here to submit it! Spin your web in the comments section below!
about 4 hours ago
Jason Hatcher an 8 year vet with 19 career sacks wants the world to know like Bernie Mac they ain’t scared of Peyton Manning. “Don’t think for one minute we’re scared,” Hatcher said, via Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News. “We ...
Jason Hatcher an 8 year vet with 19 career sacks wants the world to know like Bernie Mac they ain’t scared of Peyton Manning. “Don’t think for one minute we’re scared,” Hatcher said, via Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News. “We ain’t scared of nobody. I don’t really care who it is. They’re going to make plays. Any team can make plays against you. We just have to play 60 minutes of football, very sound football against a great quarterback. It is good to know the Cowboys aren’t scared, we will see what happens on Sunday.
4 days ago
Carolyn Cassidy has been promoted to SVP Comedy Development and Steven Sicherman has been upped to SVP Current Programming. Cassidy has been VP Comedy Series since 2009 and Sicherman has served as Director Comedy Series since 2001. Cassi...
Carolyn Cassidy has been promoted to SVP Comedy Development and Steven Sicherman has been upped to SVP Current Programming. Cassidy has been VP Comedy Series since 2009 and Sicherman has served as Director Comedy Series since 2001. Cassidy reports to Jonathan Davis, EVP Comedy Development and Animation, and Sicherman to Jeffrey Glaser, SVP Current Programming. Their promotions are effective immediately. Cassidy has shepherded the development of FBC’s New Girl, ABC’s Last Man Standing and CBS’ new series, The Crazy Ones. She oversees a roster of producers, writers and directors for the studio including The Chernin Company, 21 Laps/Adelstein, Jake Kasdan, Jenny Bicks, Cindy Chupack, Kay Cannon, Corrigan & Walsh and Yuspa & Goldsmith. Sicherman has worked on dozens of hit series at 20th including CBS’ How I Met Your Mother, Still Standing and Yes, Dear, FX’S American Horror Story, Arrested Development (both Fox and Netflix versions), FBC’s Glee, Raising Hope, Andy Richter Controls The Universe, Bernie Mac, New Girl, the WB’s Rebal and ABC’s Better Off Ted and Last Man Standing. He is currently shepherding the studio’s freshmen entries Dads on FBC and Friends With Better Lives (midseason on CBS). Before joining 20th, Sicherman served as Director of Series Development at MTV.
7 days ago
If you recall back to July, we published a behind the scenes look at the filming of the latest Macklemore music video for White Walls. The video just dropped today! Check it out after the jump to see who also makes a special cameo in th...
If you recall back to July, we published a behind the scenes look at the filming of the latest Macklemore music video for White Walls. The video just dropped today! Check it out after the jump to see who also makes a special cameo in this video! Full Lyrics: I wanna be free, I wanna just live Inside my Cadillac, That is my shit And I throw it up (I throw that up) That’s what it is (that’s what it is) In my C A D I L L A C bitch (bitch) Can’t see me through my tints (nah ah) I’m riding real slow (slow motion) In my paint wet dripping shining like my 24’s (umbrella) I don't got 24’s (no oh) But I’m on those Vogues That’s those big white walls, round them hundred spokes Old school like old English in that brown paper bag I’m rolling in that same whip that my granddad had Hello, haters, damn y’all mad 30k on the Caddy, now how backpack rap is that? I got that off-black Cadillac, midnight drive I got that gas pedal, leaned back, taking my time I’m blowin’ that roof off, letting in sky I shine, the city never looked so bright Man I’m lounging in some shit Bernie Mac would’ve been proud of Looking down from heaven like damn that’s stylish Smilin’, don’t pay attention to the mileage Can I hit the freeway? I'm legally going 120 Easy weaving in and out of the traffic They cannot catch me, I’m smashing I’m ducking bucking them out here I’m like go fucking fantastic, I am up in a classic Now I know what it’s like under the city lights Riding into the night, driving over the bridge The same one we walked across as kids Knew I’d have a whip but never one like this Old school, old school, Candy paint, two seater Yea, I’m from Seattle, There’s hella Honda Civics I couldn’t tell you about paint either But I really wanted a Caddy so I put in the hours And roll on over to the dealer And I found the car, junior, there's a problem with this geezer Got the keys in and as I was leaving I started screaming I Got that off-black Cadillac, midnight drive Got that gas pedal, leaned back, taking my time I’m blowin’ that roof off, letting in sky I shine, the city never looked so bright Backwoods and dope White hoes in the backseat snorting coke She doing line after line like she’s writing rhymes I had it hella my love, tryna blow her mind Cadillac pimpin’, my uncle was on 14 years i stole his keys me and my niggas was gone Stealin' portions of his liquor, water in his Patron Drivin' smiling like I won the fucking lottery homes (fuckin' lottery homes) Tires with the spokes on it in the Vogues, too Mustard and mayonnaise, keeping the buns on ‘em My dogs hanging out the window Young as whoosh, fucking like we ball Tryna fuck em all, kill the fucking wimps See what’s poppin’ at the mall, meet a bad bitch Slap her booty with my palms You can smoke the pussy, I was tearing down the walls I’m motherfuckin’ off Son, swear these eyes tryna hypnotize Grip the leather steering wheel while I grip the thighs See the lust stuck up in her eyes Maybe she like the ride or did she like the smoke? Or does she want it low? This shit a Coupe de Ville so you’ll never know So we cool with niggas, my nigga fuck the limit Got a window tinted for showing gangstas in it Slice off when the gas is finished, Q I got that off-black Cadillac, midnight drive Got that gas pedal, leaned back, taking my time I’m blowin’ that roof off, letting in sky I shine, the city never looked so bright Got that off-black Cadillac, midnight drive Got that gas pedal, leaned back, taking my time I’m blowin’ that roof off, letting in sky I shine, the city never looked so bright
28 days ago
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Bernie Mac would be proud. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis just joined the elite and select few who have gone platinum in the last couple years. The Heist has lasted all year as the duo have constantly been traveling, performing and secretly p...
Bernie Mac would be proud. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis just joined the elite and select few who have gone platinum in the last couple years. The Heist has lasted all year as the duo have constantly been traveling, performing and secretly plotting a sophomore album. The pressure is on. Until then, though, they are pushing the next single with the Schoolboy Q and Hollis-assisted “White Walls.” Part of it was shot on Broadway at Dicks in Seattle (a spot that Sir Mix-A-Lot once featured in “Posse’s On Broadway”). Cameos from Mix, DJ Drama, Trinidad James, Wiz Khalifa and Big Boi. Directed by Ryan Lewis. Previously: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Ft. Ray Dalton – Can’t Hold Us (D-Sane Remix) Follow @SermonsDomain
28 days ago
News & Notes Tonight, ABC has the 36th season premiere of 20/20 and CBS has a Teach special. Over on cable, BBC America has the third season finale of Luther, Chiller has Real Fear 2: The Truth Behind (More) Movies, CMT has the eigh...
News & Notes Tonight, ABC has the 36th season premiere of 20/20 and CBS has a Teach special. Over on cable, BBC America has the third season finale of Luther, Chiller has Real Fear 2: The Truth Behind (More) Movies, CMT has the eighth season premiere of Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team, Discovery Channel has the second season finale of Jungle Gold, and Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Dear Dumb Diary. Prime Picks Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeats. Guy goes out for some “Savory Sensations” and then partakes of some “Wings ‘n Things.” Four more repeat episodes follow. All six play again later. Strike Back (MoMax): Repeat. The third episode replays, where they work with an asset in Beirut to find a dangerous operative. Runs 50 minutes. Strike Back (Cinemax): New. Section 20 undertakes a dangerous mission to rescue a potential new ally. Dalton takes a detainee and goes AWOL. Plays twice. Other Option Luther (BBC America): Season Finale. Luther continues to deal with the vigilante. Mary is taken to a secret place for her safety. Play again later. Sports Notes ESPN2 has college football action with Wake Forest at Boston College. MLB Network has a game tonight. Friday TV Marathons The Bernie Mac Show (Centric): Has 20 episodes early. Cold Case (ION): Has 14 episodes. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (USA Network): Five episodes today. Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early. Haven (Syfy): Has all 12 season three episodes. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Seven episodes. Printable TV Schedule Downloads: Printable Fall 2013 TV Schedule v1.01 (PDF) - Last Updated: 8.18.2013 - Added premiere dates. Printable Fall 2013 Cable TV Schedule v1.00 (PDF) - New as of 8.18.2013.
about 1 month ago
EXCLUSIVE: Two top Warner Bros. syndication personalities, Ellen DeGeneres and Judge Greg Mathis, are teaming for a scripted comedy inspired by Mathis’ life. Produced by Warner Bros. TV and DeGeneres’ studio-based A Very Good...
EXCLUSIVE: Two top Warner Bros. syndication personalities, Ellen DeGeneres and Judge Greg Mathis, are teaming for a scripted comedy inspired by Mathis’ life. Produced by Warner Bros. TV and DeGeneres’ studio-based A Very Good Production, the project, a multi-camera comedy, has sold to Fox with a script commitment. Written by brothers Todd Jones and Earl Richey Jones (Johnson Family Vacation), the untitled comedy centers on a hoodlum-turned-judge who has total control of his courtroom — and no control at home raising his four kids. As a teenager, Detroit native Mathis was a gang member who ended up in jail. When given an early probation after his single mother was diagnosed with cancer, he turned his life around, going to college and becoming a judge. He is married with four kids. Mathis, DeGeneres, Todd and Earl Richey Jones are executive producing the project with A Very Good production’s Jeff Kleeman. This marks Jones’ return to Fox where they started their career on In Living Color. Over the past few years, there has been a dearth of African American family comedies on broadcast television, former home of such popular sitcoms as The Cosby Show, My Wife And Kids and Fox’s The Bernie Mac Show. The genre has done better on cable, mostly via Tyler Perry. This marks A Very Good Prods.’ second sale this season. The ICM Partners-repped company also has Lauren Graham’s Someday, Someday, Maybe at the CW.
about 1 month ago
Perhaps no celebrity death of the past five years hit home harder from a personal perspective than Bernie Mac’s. Every three months or so, getting lost in a sea of random Mac clips has become sort of a routine/therapy session. It&#...
Perhaps no celebrity death of the past five years hit home harder from a personal perspective than Bernie Mac’s. Every three months or so, getting lost in a sea of random Mac clips has become sort of a routine/therapy session. It’s a reminder just how talented Bernie was and how much he transformed throughout his career while never sacrificing what it was that made him so unique – himself.Bernie was once a guest on The Chris Rock Show and stands as an often-forgotten moment of the Mac Man’s legacy.* Both comedians obviously had a natural chemistry working alongside each other in this brief clip while discussing the topics of police brutality and the always hilarious male/female dynamic. Yet, pay attention to Rock’s facial expression. As brief as it may be, he becomes a fan like anyone else. Mac had that uncanny ability to control a room simply by walking in one.And if the previous 140+ words weren’t enough, the south side Chicago native’s reenacted phone conversation undoubtedly will. As it will always be until eternity, rest in comedy to one of the most iconic storytellers to ever grace the planet. I miss the hell out of Bernie Mac.* – The show had its fair share of great moments, too. Rock hitting the streets of South Carolina to ask residents their feelings of the Confederate Flag over the Capitol Building, to this day, remains just as funny (and educational) today as it was over a decade ago. Photo: Getty
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If there’s one film category that epitomizes the dangerous thrill of being taken away to somewhere you never want to be while having the safety net of the final credits, it’s the prison movie. No other genre can promise you a two-hour bi...
If there’s one film category that epitomizes the dangerous thrill of being taken away to somewhere you never want to be while having the safety net of the final credits, it’s the prison movie. No other genre can promise you a two-hour bid before giving you a probation-free release to the safety of your own home (or, if you prefer, a theater filled with texting, talking, phone-answering, family-size KFC-toting, baby-bringing motherfuckers). They give a glimpse into a life most of us only have nightmares about and occasionally the roots of the story come from actual real-life events that have you asking, “Imagine having to go through this like this poor prick did?”. Arguably no other type of movie provides material that is as raw and visceral as the reaction it often provokes from its viewers. In addition to his deft touch on racial matters and feminism, KFC has also provided some great TV/Movie blogs that always inspire good debates and there’s no better way to do that than with a list. On that note, here is a list of the Top 10 Prison Movies per me, Rear Admiral. I omitted documentaries (sorry, “Paradise Lost”) and limited the list to just correctional facilllllities so save your impassioned defenses of “The Great Escape” and “Victory” for another day (and yes, they‘re worthy of praise). Yeah, of course most of these movies are older—top notch flicks about the can haven’t exactly been paying the cocaine bills in Hollywood lately. Besides, movies are like international waters—age is irrelevant. (I can’t fucking wait to see what WhiteSoxDave has for his #1 prison flick). 10. Bad Boys. No, not the Martin Lawrence one (he’s not getting two spots on this list) but the Sean Penn one from way back when he had his coke-rage in check and the lone juvie on our list. Penn plays Chicago hoodlum Mick O’Brien who has a running beef with Esai Morales’ Paco Moreno and is sent to juvie after accidentally running over Moreno’s little brother. Moreno will soon join then hilarity ensues. A gritty flick that takes a look at the training ground for big boy prison. Penn is his usual great brooding self. Bonus footage: see a Cameron Frye death scene! 9.The Longest Yard. (1974 version—fuck that Adam Sandler noise). It’s tough to convey just how big a star Burt Reynolds was in the ‘70s. Hairy, macho, Sally Field-bangin’ sumbitch. In this football-in-the-yard tale, Reynolds plays Paul Crewe in a role prescient about misbehaving football players. The former QB leads his fellow cons against the screws in a climactic game of pigskin. Pre-dates anything to do with political correctness so you can hear what society collectively laughed at 40 years ago. A great movie that needed a remake like sea life needed more Japanese people. 8. Life. A comedic gem that also had heartbreaking scenes of sinister deeds indicative of the ugly, racist pre-WWII South (as opposed to, you know, the modern day South). And still, Eddie Murphy manages to find the humor in them. He and Martin Lawrence have incredible chemistry as a pair of moonshine hustlers (reluctantly for Lawrence) that can’t stand each other but are framed for murder by racist cops in the late Ted Demme’s finely made movie. This is a movie I don’t think either guy gets enough credit for. Murphy played a version of his younger, cocky, funny-as-hell self and Lawrence hung in there with him. The flick’s enhanced by the wide variety of characters who play the other cons, Heavy D and Bernie Mac among them. Rick Baker’s excellent make-up work aged the actors over the many decades. A funny and often poignant film by a director gone way too soon. 7. American Me. Hey, ese. Here’s our Latino selection. Eddie Jim Olmos plays Mexican-American crime lord Montoya Santana who finds out at the ripe old age of 18 that Folsom wasn’t nearly as fun as Johnny Cash made it sound. The movie chronicles his life, much of which was spent in prison, therefore making it eligible for this esteemed list. A very underra
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Black girls rock! Issa Rae Creates Show For HBO Via The Grio reports: Issa Rae, the Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl web-series creator, is now bringing the awkward character to television. Rae is teaming up with Bernie Mac Show creat...
Black girls rock! Issa Rae Creates Show For HBO Via The Grio reports: Issa Rae, the Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl web-series creator, is now bringing the awkward character to television. Rae is teaming up with Bernie Mac Show creator Larry Wilmore to co-write a comedy series for HBO, in which she will play the lead role. The HBO show parallels the theme of Issa Rae’s web-series, and is centered around the humor found in the awkward everyday experiences of a young African-American woman. “I came up with the series from my own interaction with people. It’s really an exaggerated version of me.” Rae told theGrio. “I thought it would be funny to portray awkward situations on screen that we all go through.” Rae describes herself as awkward and said that she created the web-series because she did not see herself in the characters that were currently on television. According to Deadline, Rae and Wilmore will co-write the show as well as taking on executive producer roles. Wilmore will serve as the lead executive producer in conjunction with 3 Arts Entertainment production company, which will manage Wilmore and Rae throughout their work on the comedy show. Rae will take a co-executive producer position in addition to her writing and on-camera responsibilities. This is the second television project that Rae has been able to bring to television; she worked with ABC’s Scandal writer Shonda Rhimes to create I Hate L.A. Dudes on ABC. Issa Rae has been busy outside of work on her web series, and that work was recognized when she graced Forbes‘ “30 Under 30? list. Earlier this summer it was announced that the web star was cast to play Nina Simone in an upcoming biopic of Lorraine Hansberry, author of A Raisin in the Sun. Rae is also writing a memoir to be published by HarperCollins. Congratulations Mr.Rae! It’s incredible to see someone putting out an honest, nuanced and intelligently hilarious depiction of Black characters on TV. We will be tuning in!
2 months ago