Bill Murray will not be appearing in Wes Anderson‘s upcoming movie, Asteroid City.
Bill Murray will not be appearing in Wes Anderson‘s upcoming movie, Asteroid City.
Marc Malkin Senior Film Awards, Events & Lifestyle Editor You’d think CBS would have jumped at the chance to snag Carol Burnett’s “90 Years of Laughter + Love” birthday special. Not only did the comedy legend’s variety show run on the network for 11 seasons, but so did its 50th anniversary special in 2017. “We first went to CBS, but they passed,” Burnett told me at an FYC event for the birthday special. “I did my show with them and all my specials, so naturally we went to them.” Fortunately, NBC bought the special, and it went on to score an impressive 7.6 million viewers. It’s now favored to pick up an Emmy nomination. “NBC couldn’t have been greater,” she said. “They’ve been so supportive right from the get-go.”
told Variety. “Office politics have changed a bit in 20 years, so can’t wait to see how they navigate a modern-day David Brent.”The Down Under version of the show will have Howard as the managing director of a packaging company called Flinley Craddick.
The Office is getting an Australian adaptation, led by Australian comedian Felicity Ward, it has been revealed.Per Variety, the Australian adaptation is set to begin production in Sydney, Australia this June. The show – which will consist of eight episodes – will be released as an Amazon Original and will be available for streaming on Prime Video sometime in 2024 worldwide, apart from the US.Felicity Ward, who will lead the cast, will portray Hannah Howard, the managing director of Australian packaging company Flinley Craddick.
Brand new character posters for Asteroid City were just released!
Are you there, God? It’s him, Bruce. 2003’s Bruce Almighty featured an all-star cast — including Jim Carrey, Morgan Freeman, Steve Carell and Jennifer Aniston — and memorable scenes that still leave viewers roaring with laughter today.
Scarlett Johansson and Maya Hawke showed off their unique senses of style while attending a photocall for their new movie Asteroid City at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday (May 24) in Cannes, France.
Tom Hanks‘ wife Rita Wilson has spoken out about a photograph that appears to show her husband embroiled in an “angry” exchange on the red carpet.The viral image appeared to show the Hollywood star pointing his finger at a carpet worker and making a stern face during their conversation.In the photo, Wilson also has her finger raised and appears to be involved in the discussion.The couple, who last month marked their 35th wedding anniversary, were in attendance at the film festival to see Wes Anderson‘s new film, which stars Hanks, Asteroid City.Now, Wilson has denied that any argument took place and said that she and Hanks were simply struggling to hear directions on the red carpet.Posting on her Instagram Story, with a screenshot of a Daily Mail article suggesting that the pair had “remonstrated” with the man, she said: “This is called, ‘I can’t hear you. People are screaming.
Couple goals! Hollywood’s most powerful pairs showcased their superior style at the 76th annual Cannes Film Festival.
Rebecca Rubin Film and Media Reporter Wes Anderson’s 1950s-set “Asteroid City” takes place in a fictional desert town as a cosmic event disrupts the annual Junior Stargazer convention. But does the filmmaker actually believe in extraterrestrial life? “Well, you know… I wouldn’t rely on my opinions about that in any significant way,” Anderson said to laughter at Wednesday’s Cannes press conference for the film. “The research that went into this, as extensive as it was, it wasn’t anything you’d find in academia.” “Stephen Hawking insists it is numerically improbable that there would not be extraterrestrial life,” he continued, adding sheepishly, “I don’t really.”
The stars are stepping out for the latest premiere at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival!
Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost let their love shine in France! On Tuesday, the actress and the star stepped out for the premiere of at Palais des Festivals during the 2023 Cannes Film Festival.The usually private pair had all eyes on them as they made a rare outing together and looked loved-up as they showed minimal PDA. Johansson, 38, was a vision in a pink dress that showed off her massive back tattoo.
Wes Anderson’s Asteroid City brought some mega-wattage to the Cannes Film Festival this evening, lighting up the Palais with what we clocked as a 6.5 minute standing ovation for the star-studded comedy.
Zack Sharf Digital News Director Wes Anderson brought cowboys, aliens and movie stars to the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday, earning a six-minute standing ovation at its world premiere. Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, Jason Schwartzman, Matt Dillon, Maya Hawke, Steve Carell, Jeffrey Wright, Ed Norton, Margot Robbie and Jeff Gollum are among the starry ensemble cast — many of whom were in attendance at the Grand Palais with their notoriously stylish and exacting director. The project tells of a desert tourist trap that was one the site of an asteroid landing, which also doubles as the location of an annual camp for “star gazers and space cadets.” The conceit is a story-within-a-story, as the the cast plays a troupe of actors and stage crew for a play.
EXCLUSIVE: Amy Adams (Arrival), Paul Rudd (Ant-Man franchise) and Tessa Thompson (Creed franchise) have closed deals to star in The Invite, a comedy based on Cesc Gay’s Goya-winning 2020 Spanish film Sentimental, to be directed for FilmNation Entertainment by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine, Battle of the Sexes), multiple sources tell Deadline.
No more morning blues!
Carol Burnett received quite the celebration on NBC Wednesday night.
After unveiling a first look at A Quiet Place: Day One here at CinemaCon, John Krasinski teed up a peek at his original family comedy/drama IF. He also announced voice cast including Matt Damon, Jon Stewart, Emily Blunt, Maya Rudolph, Sam Rockwell, Sebastian Maniscalco, Christopher Meloni, Richard Jenkins, Awkwafina and Vince Vaughn.
EXCLUSIVE: Cheech Marin (Shotgun Wedding, Champions) has been cast in the Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day reimagination following George Lopez’s exit due to a scheduling conflict.
EXCLUSIVE: George Lopez is exiting the Disney+ film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day reimagination due to a scheduling conflict. He was set to portray the patriarch of the Garcia family, a tough biker grandfather.
People reported.“When the person sitting next to you has no idea who you are…” the actor said in the caption of the video, which he shared to his Instagram Story on Monday.Wilson looked nothing like his character on the show, where he sported middle-parted hair, glasses and a mustard-colored shirt.While seated in business class, he was wearing a cap and a surgical mask, but was without his trademark spectacles, so it is unlikely his neighbor would have recognized him.Schrute — the assistant to regional manager Michael Scott, played by Steve Carell — appeared on the small screen several times as Wilson looked on in amusement.“The Office,” which depicted the work lives of Dunder Mifflin’s employees in the fictional company’s branch in Scranton, Pennsylvania, ran from March 2005 to May 2013.It continues to be a fan favorite in rerurns.In November, Wilson announced that he was changing his name to Rainnfall Heat Wave Extreme Winter Wilson to raise awareness about the fallout from global warming.The vocal environmental advocate and board member of Arctic Basecamp said he reached out to “lots of folks in show business” to urge them to do the same.
In total, Cannes Film Festival General Delegate Thierry Frémaux today announced 52 titles that will debut at the 76th edition which runs May 16-27 on the Riviera, and which he dedicated to the late producer and Telluride co-founder Tom Luddy. It’s set up to be yet another starry affair – though to outdo last year’s Top Gun: Maverick screening replete with French fighter jets buzzing the Palais would be a real feat.
Christian Smooth of Annapolis, Maryland, reimagined the lives of several A-listers, depicting Kim Kardashian as a nurse, Oprah as a shoe salesperson and billionaire Elon Musk living in a mobile home, in images of remarkable — and remarkably convincing — quality. Smooth uses the program Midjourney — an AI tool that’s taking the art world by storm — to make his celeb shots look as realistic as they do, in a process taking under an hour, he told The Post.“It takes about 30 minutes to get the prompt right, going over outfits and everything,” the 32-year-old said.
EXCLUSIVE: Tony winner David Alan Grier is set as a lead opposite Wendy McLendon-Covey in NBC comedy pilot St. Denis Medical.
Wes Anderson is taking movie fans to the desert.
The director shared the first trailer for his latest on Wednesday, giving fans a look at the story of a widower (Jason Schwartzman), his father (Tom Hanks), and the remote desert town they find themselves stranded in, circa 1955.The film's official synopsis shares a bit more about the story — which also appears to include a close encounter with alien life:Written and directed by Anderson, the film also stars some of the director's regular collaborators like Scarlett Johansson, Jeffrey Wright, Tilda Swinton, and Edward Norton, as well as Bryan Cranston, Adrien Brody, Liev Schreiber, Hope Davis, Stephen Park, Rupert Friend, Maya Hawke, Steve Carell, Matt Dillon, Hong Chau, Willem Dafoe, Margot Robbie, Tony Revolori, Jake Ryan, and Jeff Goldblum. is out in select theaters June 16, and out wide June 23.
The debut trailer for Wes Anderson‘s newest film, Asteroid City, is finally here!
Wes Anderson‘s Asteroid City has been released – you can watch it above.Starring Tom Hanks, Steve Carell and Margot Robbie, the romantic comedy drama is described as a “poetic meditation on the meaning of life”.The film takes place in a fictional American desert town in 1955 as students and parents gather for a junior stargazer convention that’s disrupted by world-changing events. Asteroid City’s story is co-written by Anderson and Roman Coppola.The ensemble cast features a number of Anderson’s frequent collaborators, including Tilda Swinton, Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Willem Dafoe, Jason Schwartzman and Adrien Brody.Others in the star-studded lineup include Scarlett Johansson, Maya Hawke, Jeff Goldblum, Rupert Friend, Hope Davis, Jeffrey Wright, Liev Schreiber, Tony Revolori, Matt Dillon, Sophia Lillis, Steve Park, Fisher Stevens, Ethan Josh Lee, Hong Chau and Rita Wilson.Jarvis Cocker, who has contributed to the film’s soundtrack with Richard Hawley, is also set to have a cameo role as a cowboy.An official synopsis for the film reads: “The itinerary of a Junior Stargazer/Space Cadet convention (organised to bring together students and parents from across the country for fellowship and scholarly competition) is spectacularly disrupted by world-changing events.”The film is Anderson’s follow-up to 2021’s The French Dispatch, which starred Benicio del Toro and Timothée Chalamet.Along with Asteroid City, Anderson is developing an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Wonderful Story Of Henry Sugar, which is set to be released on Netflix in 2023.
Julia MacCary editor Focus Features has dropped the trailer for Wes Anderson’s upcoming comedy “Asteroid City.” “Asteroid City” is set in the 1950s in a fictional American desert town. At a Junior Stargazer/Space Cadet convention, which is designed to unite students and parents in scholarly competition, chaos ensues as world-changing events take place. The film’s main cast includes Margot Robbie, Tom Hanks, Hong Chau and Scarlett Johansson. Also featured in the film are Jeffrey Wright, Tilda Swinton, Bryan Cranston, Ed Norton, Adrien Brody, Liev Schreiber, Hope Davis, Stephen Park, Rupert Friend, Maya Hawke, Steve Carell, Matt Dillon, Jason Schwartzman, Willem Dafoe, Tony Revolori, Jake Ryan, Grace Edwards, Aristou Meehan, Sophia Lillis, Ethan Lee, Jeff Goldblum and Rita Wilson.
EXCLUSIVE: This won’t come as a big surprise after so much speculation, but we hear that Wes Anderson’s comedy Asteroid City definitely is headed to the Cannes Film Festival.
Jennifer Maas TV Business Writer Jimmy O. Yang and Amazon are back in the funny business: The “Crazy Rich Asians,” “Love Hard” and “Silicon Valley” star has lined up his second standup comedy special with streamer Prime Video, titled “Guess How Much?” Set to launch May 2, the event is a followup to Yang’s first Amazon comedy special, “Good Deal,” which launched in August 2020. In his new standup engagement, Yang will poke fun at “love languages, loser friends, and negotiating with his Asian parents,” per Prime Video. Aside from his memorable parts in “Crazy Rich Asians,” Netflix’s “Love Hard” and HBO’s “Silicon Valley,” Yang is best known as the author of “How to American: An Immigrant’s Guide to Disappointing Your Parents,” which chronicles his journey from life as a young Chinese immigrant to becoming a comedian and actor.
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