THE LATEST – 11/26/11

NOVEMBER 26, 2011
It’s normally cool to say you’ve met the President of the United States. But how cool is it that the President met Bill Murray?

And what advice is being thrown around here? Is Murray asking how to play presidential for his upcoming role as FDR? OR is Obama asking if there’s anything Murray’s learned about The New Deal in his preparation to play FDR that he should steal to fix the current economy?
-PP

NOVEMBER 25, 2011

A Tweet sent out by Judd Apatow, suggesting a new Oscar category be added for comedies has sparked new conversation about awarding ha-has with gold statues, much like in this article from NowToronto.com.

This has been a good idea for a while, as it’s tough enough for comic actors like Eddie Murphy, Bill Murray and Steve Martin to get recognized. So, will Melissa McCarthy be remembered come nomination time? Read on.
-PP

NOVEMBER 24, 2011

I think this movie is getting in front of people a year later than they hoped. But good news! The delay to May 17, 2013 means J.J. Abrams is on board to direct, having helmed the first “Star Trek” movie to great heights.

This means May, 2013 will kick much ass, with “Iron Man 3” (hopefully directed by Shane Black) and Guillermo del Toro’s “Pacific Rim” opening that month, too.

See you then.
-PP

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