| Jul 31, 2009
"Funny People" was supposed to be Judd Apatow's coming out party. The movie in which "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and "Knocked Up" writer-director, who has long made his bread and butter on the back of immature guys and their raunchy talk, shows his grown-...
| Aug 2, 2009
"Funny People" generated the box office equivalent of a light chuckle, opening to a studio-estimated $23.4 million on its opening weekend.
That's below what tracking had indicated and what some of the biggest summer comedies starring Adam Sandler ("You...
| Aug 9, 2009
"G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" earned a studio-estimated $100 million around the globe on its opening weekend, marking Paramount's third successful big-budget action movie of the summer, albeit the smallest one.
The film came in about $10 million under...
| Feb 25, 2009
| 1:01 PM
The green light to direct "The Green Hornet" has been given to Michael Gondry -- the very eyes that have overseen such pics as: "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," "The Science of Sleep," and "Human Nature."
Gondry will direct Seth Rogen and Stephen...
| Nov 20, 2010
Judd Apatow and his wife, Leslie Mann, have sold their Pacific Palisades home for $5.26 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The traditional house sits behind gates on nearly an acre at the end of a cul-de-sac. Built in 1997, the stately 6,000-...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 11:34 AM
One might think that someone who's part of CBS' highly successful Monday comedy block might prefer to jet off to some luxury resort during the production hiatus.
But for David Spade of "Rules of Engagement," returning this fall for its fifth season,...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 1:17 PM
Jim Carrey goes for something different in this offbeat comedy, the true story of a man who leads a rather ordinary existence ... until a car accident wakes him up to the sort of life he really wants to have.
He crosses over to the wrong side of the...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 12:14 PM
"Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" will be at the top of the box office food chain for the second consecutive weekend, beating out two new star-studded arrivals.
DreamWorks Animation's 3-D sequel is expected to gross at least $30 million this...