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Adam Sandler & Kevin James Team For 'Pixels,' Berenice Bejo Prepares For 'After The Storm' & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 27, 2014 9:05 AM
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I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry Kevin James Adam Sandler
In rather shocking news, an Adam Sandler produced movie is also going to star Adam Sandler. And sit down for this one — he might even worked with some pals he's worked with before.

Marrakech Interview: Terry Gilliam On 'The Zero Theorem,' Re-Mounting 'Don Quixote' & The Return Of Monty Python

  • By Jessica Kiang
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  • December 10, 2013 12:06 PM
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Terry Gilliam
Something in the Moroccan air agrees with Terry Gilliam. When we met him here last, two years ago, he was in fine, jocular form and again this time he laughed and joked his way through his Marrakech Film Festival duties as a returning guest. This is despite the fact that a lot of what he had to say was essentially pessimistic, often shaded with that dark humor that characterizes so much of Gilliam's best output.

Interview: Terry Gilliam Explains How "Hard-Bender" Gets Films Financed, Why He Doesn't Like TV & Much More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 28, 2013 12:05 PM
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Terry Gilliam
There are few cinematic raconteurs as lively and interesting as Terry Gilliam, so you can imagine that when we chatted with him earlier this month, our conversation wound up being fairly wide-ranging. Yesterday, we ran the first part of our talk with Gilliam, focused solely on his forthcoming sci-fi effort "The Zero Theorem." And today, we bring the rest of our discussion with the filmmaker which fans and those just interested in the industry in general, will want to take a look at.

Long-Developing Monty Python Project 'Absolutely Anything' Adds Benedict Cumberbatch & Gemma Arterton

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 7, 2012 9:43 AM
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In the works since at least 2010, the return to the big screen of legendary comic troupe Monty Python has been slow going to say the least. "Absolutely Anything," which would mark the reunion of the surviving members of the comic team in a movie outing for the first time since 1983's "The Meaning of Life," got a bit more movement at the beginning of this year when Robin Williams joined in a voice role....and then that was it. But now, two kind of surprising names have been added to the comedy romp.

Monty Python Members Reunite To Voice Aliens In Terry Jones' Comedy 'Absolutely Anything'; Robin Williams Also Involved

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • January 27, 2012 9:43 AM
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It's been nearly thirty years since the members of Monty Python appeared on screen together in "The Meaning of Life." Thanks to most of the group feeling it was the weakest of their film outings, long-standing fissures in the group, and resistance by John Cleese in particular to a possible sequel to "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," Monty Python have never since worked on the same project since. That said, members have teamed on various projects over the years -- all the surviving members (Graham Chapman having passed in 1989) except Terry Gilliam appeared in Terry Jones' "The Wind In The Willows" in 1996, while there have been a few on-stage reunions, generally with one or more members absent.

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