Even if you have no tolerance for Lindsay Lohan and Charlie Sheen, you've got to admit they can take a joke. My expectations were not high for scandal magnets' scenes together in Scary Movie V, but this clip is actually a hoot. more »
Movieline is proud to kick off what we anticipate will be a fruitful relationship with our sister publication Variety: Beginning this week, we'll be hand-picking film reviews by the show business bible's respected critics and presenting them for our readers' enjoyment. And what better way to get this party started than with a movie starring Charlie Sheen: Roman Coppola's A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III, which debuted at the Rome Film Festival.— Frank DiGiacomo more »
There will be Tiger Blood! Dimension Films has released the first official still from Scary Movie 5 and — yikes! — it has me cowering behind my fingers. I can't stop thinking about the hell spawn that would be unleashed on this world if Charlie Sheen and Lindsay Lohan actually hooked up and she got pregnant. The image also makes me think that if this movie does successfully re-boot the franchise and leads to a Scary Movie 6, the producers will attempt to top themselves by reuniting Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries in a sex scene. Or maybe Humphries can don the white mask and dispatch Kanye West while he's canoodling with Kim. (Unnh, I just threw up in my mouth.) The movie, which is due out in 2013, also stars Ashley Tisdale, Heather Locklear and, the reason I'm going to see it: the very funny Craig Bierko.
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Finally, the Scary Movie franchise is living up to its waning reputation as the
classiest WTF-iest of the lowest common denominator spoof-offs, as The New York Post reveals: "'Charlie [Sheen] and Lindsay [Lohan] filmed a love scene,' said a spy. 'The scene they were shooting for the movie was of them in bed together'... We hear the Scary script called for Lohan to kiss Sheen, and also to slip into a kinky collar." Making out with Charlie Sheen! Just another thing Amanda Bynes hasn't had to do. (Yet.) [NY Post via WetPaint]
Also in Tuesday morning's round-up of news briefs, a 3-D newcomer tops the weekend's Specialty Box Office among newbies. Roman Coppola's second directorial effort with Charlie Sheen is headed to theaters. And, the Locarno Film Festival appoints a new Artistic Director following the sudden departure of its former head.
This August has brought us not one but two ghost possession horror flicks, in the form of The Apparition and The Possession, a double dose of the spooky scary ghoulish torment of nice, innocent people. Why do ghosts always come back to earth to do horrible, icky things? Why wouldn’t they come back to do totally RADICAL things, like make out with hot chicks, race hot rods, and enact some vengeance on bad dudes, all in the form of Charlie Sheen in his prime? I would totally do that if I were a ghost. GUITAR SHRED!! That’s right, get ready for the awesomeness that is the 1986 cult classic The Wraith.
Also in Wednesday morning's round-up of news briefs, Charlie Sheen takes a bite at Axl Rose at a Slash Walk of Fame ceremony. Jason Bateman is heading behind the camera (and in front) for his directorial debut. And new projects for Anna Kendrick and Adam Brody.
Also in Friday morning's news round up, Universal is marketing an Alfred Hitchcock box set for its 100th anniversary. Pixar's Brave looks ready to triumph at the weekend box office, and Marcia Gay Harden will play a librarian who finds life in Costa Rica.
It's been about a year since Charlie Sheen made "Winning!" shorthand for "Crazypants!" -- so what better way to wipe the slate clean (and promote his new show) than by subjecting himself to Matt Lauer's laser-focused Today Show interview? Watch as Sheen not-so-deftly tries to laugh off real questions about his addiction and his public meltdown, makes a reference to heroin, and drops an ungodly number of jittery jokes to get through the longest seven-minute interview maybe ever.
The Descendants' Judy Greer on Her Memorable First Meeting with George Clooney and Two and a Half Men
There has always been something innately memorable about actress Judy Greer. The curiously beautiful actress with razor-sharp timing, a scene-stealer in everything from What Women Want to Arrested Development, carries an underlying melancholy behind her eyes that lends the sweetest characters deeper layers and the over the top ones an even greater sense of unpredictability, whether in comedies or, increasingly, in dramatic fare. So maybe she was born to be in an Alexander Payne movie like The Descendants, which flits back and forth along the painful edge between tragedy and humor in ways that feel completely, and achingly, human.
Once upon a time, as The Playlist recalls, a bloviating crazy person named Charlie Sheen claimed he'd be starring in a sequel to Major League directed and written by Roman Coppola (for his first feature since his debut, 2001's CQ). Turns out Sheen spits half-truths: He won't be returning to the cineplex in a baseball movie, but another project with Coppola called A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charlie Swan III. No official word yet on his casting, but you'll see that Sheen deserves no other part but the unraveling title character.
With Lionsgate milking its casting announcement roll-out as much as possible (today's news: All My Children's Leven Rambin and Meg Ryan/Dennis Quaid progeny Jack Quaid are your new District 1 tributes, Glimmer and Marvel!) it's time to play the speculation game with one of the series' most important supporting characters: Haymitch. Which veteran actors could fill the Hunger Games winner-turned-alcoholic mentor's shoes?
It's a question any fan should be asking of venerable actor, bon vivant, and Inside the Actor's Studio host James Lipton: "What would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates and have to explain that one time you mounted the stage as part of Charlie Sheen's train wreck of a one-man show?" Because that's exactly what our favorite man of words and theater did Sunday night at Radio City Music Hall, where he and fellow special guest Darryl Strawberry (hey, why not?) helped Sheen earn a standing ovation. Video evidence after the jump.
The entertainment industry has rallied en masse following some of the world's most devastating recent tragedies, organizing relief efforts for survivors of 9/11, the 2004 tsunami in Indonesia, Hurricane Katrina, and last year's earthquake in Haiti. The latter crisis alone prompted -- mere days after the disaster -- a star-studded charity telethon spearheaded by George Clooney and Wyclef Jean and which raised $57 million for the stricken nation. So why, in the wake of last week's 9.0 magnitude Japan earthquake -- and its resulting tsunami and nuclear crisis -- have we heard so little from Hollywood this time around?
In conversation with Movieline's Elvis Mitchell Friday at SXSW, director Todd Phillips talked all things Todd Phillips: His fascination with awkward male relationships, the status of The Hangover 2, how heartbroken he was when his HBO documentary Frat House was shelved by a lawsuit, and wise words he once received from James Cameron. And somewhere between sharing revelations from Due Date (a test of how forgiving an audience could be of Robert Downey Jr.) and expressing love for both Mel Gibson and Charlie Sheen (they're both "my boys"), Phillips accused Warner Bros. of violating DGA rules in the name of milking the home-video market.