I doubt it would be a true Anchorman sequel without Veronica Corningstone, the love of Ron Burgundy’s life, but some comments from Adam McKay and, more noticeably, two teasers made Christina Applegate‘s return something of a question mark and concern. I mean, honestly: How do you follow-up a perfectly-balanced comedy without one of its main players in tow?
So, it’s a relief that Celebuzz (via Collider) have confirmed Applegate‘s involvement in Anchorman 2, the extent of which I can only assume is about equal to the male members of this cast — especially if McKay‘s small plot hints actually play out onscreen. With her, Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, David Koechner, and Paul Rudd all locked in once again, Anchorman 2 is off to a running start.
Moving from a sequel I have high hopes for to one that couldn’t interest me less, Variety reports that Anne Vyalitsyna (professionally known as “Anne V.”) will make her acting debut in A Good Day to Die Hard, the fifth installment in the Die Hard series you completely forgot was even being made. (Her role currently lacks any sort of description. Yours truly thinks it amounts to “eye candy.”) Written by Skip Woods and directed by John Moore (Max Payne), the film has John McClane head to Russia, where he and his estranged son (Jai Courtney) need to save the world together. I wish I could care.
A Good Day to Die Hard will open on February 14th, 2013.
Are you happy to see Applegate make a return? Could this new addition leave any impact on A Good Day to Die Hard?
There is truly something magical when you combine the French Riviera, the global film market and thousands of hungry filmgoers and critics. The end result is what has come to be known as the most prestigious film festival in the world, the Cannes Film Festival, currently in its 66th iteration. This is my third year [...]
The Archive is a collection of cinephile-friendly findings around the web, including rare or never-before-seen photos, interviews, footage or any other bits related to classic or independent cinema. If you have any suggestions, feel free to e-mail in or tweet to @TheFilmStage. Check out the rundown below. Above, an unused Taxi Driver poster made for SpokeArt’s Martin [...]
Since any New York City cinephile has an almost suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not [...]
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