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Harold Ramis

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  • Scott Caan Replaces Shia LaBeouf in 'Rock the Kasbah'

    Scott Caan has replaced Shia LaBeouf in Bill Murray's indie comedy "Rock the Kasbah." LaBeouf had come on to the project in January after announcing that he was leaving public life due to "attacks against his artistic integrity." Producers did not...
  • Jason Bateman On Board Lego Documentary

    Jason Bateman has signed on to narrate "Beyond the Brick: A Lego Brickumentary," which will have its world premiere April 20 at the Tribeca Film Festival. Daniel Junge and Kief Davidson directed the film, which explores the impact of the Lego brick and...
  • Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight' Getting Staged Reading

    Film Independent will hold a live reading of Quentin Tarantino's shelved Western scirpt "The Hateful Eight" on April 24. The event will be held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Bing Theater. Tarantino decided earlier this year to shut down...
  • Disney's Iger talks movies. Google and Viacom make peace.

    Disney's Iger talks movies. Google and Viacom make peace.
    After the coffee. Before deciding whether to see "Nymphomaniac" now or wait for the edited version on cable. The Skinny: Caught Sunday's "The Walking Dead" last night where the Lizzie character got Fredo'd. Godfather fans will get the reference. Tough...
  • Jason Bateman, Jason Reitman Honor Harold Ramis at Live Read of 'Groundhog Day'

    Film Independent at LACMA's Live Read performances are always special - cold recitations of classic screenplays, the readings are never rehearsed, recorded, or repeated. But Thursday night's live read of the existentialist comedy "Groundhog Day," directed...
  • Harold Ramis, Chicago actor, writer and director, dead at 69

    Harold Ramis, Chicago actor, writer and director, dead at 69
    Harold Ramis not only may be the most successful comedy writer-director that Chicago has produced, but some wouldn't even confine that statement to Chicago. “Harold was clearly the most successful comedy writer-director of all time,” said...
  • Harold Ramis' film legacy

    Harold Ramis' film legacy
    As a writer and/or director (and sometime actor), Harold Ramis is responsible for some of the most popular, enduring comedy hits of the past four decades, including four movies that rank among the American Film Institute's "100 Years...100 Laughs" best-...
  • Harold Ramis's visit to my high school

    Harold Ramis's visit to my high school
    You’re going to hear a lot of Harold Ramis stories over the next few days, so here’s mine. Ramis spoke at my school when I was a senior at Highland Park High School. Because my friends were incredibly immature, we dared a buddy to call Ramis...
  • Harold Ramis: 7 life lessons from a comic genius

    Harold Ramis: 7 life lessons from a comic genius
    The news that Harold Ramis died Monday at the age of 69 sent many of us scrambling for our web browsers, briefly keeping sadness at bay by remembering a filmmaker, writer and actor who made us laugh -- and then laugh again and again. What we found was...
  • Harold Ramis: How 'Groundhog Day' is like the Torah

    Harold Ramis: How 'Groundhog Day' is like the Torah
    Harold Ramis, who died Monday at age 69, was responsible for some of the most profound comedies to emerge in the 20th century. So profound that they might actually be like … the Torah? In this video from several years ago — you can watch it...
  • Disney goes cloud! Stacey Snider to Fox? RIP Harold Ramis.

    Disney goes cloud! Stacey Snider to Fox? RIP Harold Ramis.
    After the coffee. Before checking Seth Meyers' debut ratings. The Skinny: Do you know how often I quote from Harold Ramis movies? Probably every day something from "Ghostbusters" or "Animal House" leaves my lips. He will be missed. Today's Morning...