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Watch: Get On The Timeline With The Red Band Trailer For 'A Haunted House 2'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 29, 2014 3:00 PM
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A Haunted House 2
In case you're wondering who is responsible for "A Haunted House 2," well, everyone is. The cheap, $2.5-million horror spoof "A Haunted House," was dropped into the dumping ground of January last year, and the R-rated effort earned $40 million at the U.S. box office. That's just math you don't argue with. So a sequel has been made, and now the expectations have been slightly raised with a spring release date. But it looks like the budget—or lack of it—remains the same.

Truly Frightening: 'A Haunted House' Gets A Sequel

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 8, 2013 2:41 PM
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January is a weird time at the box office. It's a studio dumping ground for crap they can't be bothered with and yet people still want to see movies, thus we have weird shit happening like "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" earning over $200 million worldwide (and spawning a sequel) and the barely stitched together "A Haunted House" also doing way better than expected numbers on a nothing budget. So, of course, there's going to be a follow-up.

Bill Condon Out, Forest Whitaker Now Producing Forever-Developing Richard Pryor Biopic

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 28, 2013 1:25 PM
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The saga of the constantly-in-development Richard Pryor biopic could fill pages upon pages but we'll try and keep it brief. At one time called "Is It Something I Said?," Martin Scorsese was linked way back in the day while Pryor was still alive and over the years it continued to kick around with Eddie Murphy at one point attached (though he recently said his involvement never really got past initial meetings), and a couple of years ago, it seemed like it was really going to happen with Adam Sandler producing (seriously), Bill Condon directing and Marlon Wayans taking the lead role.

Marlon Wayans Compares 'Scary Movie 5' To 'Celebrity Rehab,' Doesn't Expect To Shoot Richard Pryor Biopic Any Time Soon

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • January 11, 2013 2:48 PM
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Last night, advance audiences got a peek at Marlon Wayans’ new film, “A Haunted House.” Produced by, co-written and starring Wayans, the horror spoof was entirely a labor of love, a low-budget twenty-day shoot that Wayans believes accurately represents his style of comedy. “This is my Michael Jackson Off The Wall album,” Wayans says in a post screening Q&A. “It’s the first time I really got to do me without someone saying, Oh, you’re going too far. If not, it’s Jermaine Jackson’s Let’s Get Serious.” He couldn’t get an assist from family members this time – “All my brothers asked to be out of the film” – but he acknowledged the need to make his own way. “Hollywood’s not making a lot of movies right now,” he sighed, “and when they stop making movies the first people who really feel it are black actors.”

Review: 'A Haunted House' Weirdly Cannot Decide If It's A Parody Or Not

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • January 11, 2013 8:59 AM
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In 2012, Channing Tatum cemented his position as a Hollywood A-Lister with a number of versatile roles in blockbusters that, more or less, heavily capitalized on his physicality. Obviously there was the obvious sexuality of “Magic Mike,” but there was also the commanding romantic desperation at the heart of “The Vow.” More strikingly was his rubbery turn in “21 Jump Street,” where the meatheaded actor properly utilized his thick, tight, hunky frame for the sake of elaborate slapstick comedy, creating laughs while utilizing a specific Female Gaze that both objectified him but made him also appealing to male viewers: lithe and sexual, he was still aggressive and mobile enough to be exciting to watch for the male demographic hoping for the elaborate physical shenanigans that make up most of the laughs in “21 Jump Street.”

WTF: Marlon Wayons To Star In Harmony Korine's 'Twinkle Twinkle'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 25, 2010 2:43 AM
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Update: Marlon Wayans' publicist has confirmed he will be appearing in the film. Best Hallowe'en present ever.

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