Speaking with Yahoo Entertainment before the release of his latest film, Last Flag Flying, Linklater says that he and the movie’s trio of stars — Bryan Cranston, Steve Carell, and Laurence Fishburne — took great enjoyment in each other’s company. “These guys are very funny and smart, but also very dramatic” Linklater says. Adapted by Linklater and author Darryl Ponicsan from his 2005 novel, Last Flag Flying tells the story of three Vietnam veterans who embark on an impromptu road trip to bury a young Marine.
Cranston adamant he's not playing a version of Jack Nicholson in Richard Linklater's spiritual sequel to "The Last Detail."
'Too Funny to Fail' looks back at the short-lived ABC comedy 'The Dana Carvey Show,' which failed spectacularly despite having future comedy stars including Stephen Colbert, Louis C.K. and Steve Carell on staff.
Bryan Cranston had one mission when he signed on to play Vietnam veteran Sal Nealon, in Richard Linklater‘s new Last Flag Flying alongside Steve Carell and Laurence Fishburne. “I know guys like him! He’s that kind of guy who takes up air in the room, and yet he’s also a tried and true friend.” Even friends can have disagreements, of course, and Cranston reveals that there are some fundamental differences between him and Sal.
"He was just a master of emotion and it was an act," Steve Carell says about his 'Battle of the Sexes' character, "male chauvinist pig" tennis player Bobby Riggs.
Despite weeks of training with a tennis pro, the actor couldn't quite master his serves — which prompted a great reaction from the extras in the stadium.
Our sneak peek from the upcoming "Battle of the Sexes" shows Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) making his first pitch for a tennis match against Billie Jean King (Emma Stone).
For those who prefer flesh-and-blood super heroes to the comic-book variety, “Battle of the Sexes” offers a real-life wonder woman saga.
Potential Oscar contender is the long-delayed sequel to Hal Ashby’s 1973 Jack Nicholson drama "The Last Detail."
In celebration of Will Ferrell’s 50th birthday, take a look at some of his most wacky character over the years.
What is it about a head full of gray hair on men and women alike? (Looking at you, Helen Mirren .) Forsaking the dye has given these men — who were no slouches in the looks department to begin with — a certain je ne sais quoi. See for yourself.
Batman has the Batmobile. The Ghostbusters have the Ectomobile. And naturally, Gru has the Despicamobile.
After diving into the economic crisis of 2008, The Big Short’s Adam McKay is taking aim at one of Washington’s most polarizing figures. Sources tell Variety that Christian Bale, Steve Carell, and Amy Adams are in talks to star in McKay’s untitled Dick Cheney biopic for Paramount. Sources say Bale is on board to play the former vice president, Carell would portray Donald Rumsfeld, and Adams would play Lynne Cheney.
Honda is giving us some major star power in an early look at their Super Bowl commercial. Through visual effects and their real voices, these stars talk about the valuable lessons they learned in their journey to success. Tina Fey kicks off the ad with a personal advice about how to navigate through life as she charmingly poses with a rose.
Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars hit the stage at the 74th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night to present their peers with awards. Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant joked about an orgy, Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn cracked everyone up with Goldie’s inability to read the prompter without her glasses, and Kristen Wiig and Steve Carell made everyone laugh with really depressing stories.
Variety: Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart pair off in Woody Allen's beautiful-looking but overly familiar Hollywood love triangle
Emma Stone and Steve Carell in ‘Battle of the Sexes’ (Twitter) The historic 1973 “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs has inspired documentaries and movies before. For one example, see When Billie Beat Bobby, which starred Holly Hunter and Ron Silver and aired on ABC in 2001.
Amazon Studios has bought North American rights — including theatrical and streaming — to Woody Allen’s untitled feature film.
On Ellen, Steve Carell stopped by to talk about his role in the film Freeheld. During their conversation, the actor revealed a passion for Halloween decor. In addition to four new animatronic decorations that he ordered, Steve owns automated, motion-activated dogs and cats that are intended to scare people. Ellen, who is a pro in the scare department, gifted Steve a new animatronic figure for his lawn.
Written and directed by Adam McKay, who is best known for such Will Ferrell comedies as Anchorman and Step Brothers, The Big Short is based on a nonfiction book by Michael Lewis (The Blind Side, Moneyball). McKay spoke to Yahoo Movies about his career-first drama (what he calls a “natural” progression from his typically slapstick comedic fare), how he landed his A-list cast (which also features Oscar winners Melissa Leo and Marisa Tomei, and a key cameo from Selena Gomez!), and how he managed to get them all to wear outrageous hairdos.