• Ryan Reynolds pays tribute to 'Canadian hero' John Candy
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    Tom Butler

    Ryan Reynolds pays tribute to 'Canadian hero' John Candy

    Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds has paid tribute to John Candy on the 25th anniversary of the Uncle Buck star's passing. 

  • 'Cool Runnings' at 25: Director reveals the original, dark version
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    Will Lerner

    'Cool Runnings' at 25: Director reveals the original, dark version

    John Turteltaub explains how the sports classic turned from drama into a comedy, and who he wanted to hire over John Candy.

  • John Candy classic The Great Outdoors is getting a remake
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    Ben Arnold

    John Candy classic The Great Outdoors is getting a remake

    Classic John Candy comedy ‘The Great Outdoors’ is getting the remake treatment. Variety reports that it will be comedian Kevin Hart who will be taking on the lead role for Universal, as well as producing the movie. No word yet on co-stars or a director. The original movie was released in 1988, penned by John Hughes and directed by Howard Deutch, who directed other Hughes-written movies ‘Pretty In Pink’ and ‘Some Kind of Wonderful’. It followed Candy’s Chet Ripley as his holiday in Wisconsin is gate-crashed by his crass and wealthy brother-in-law Roman, played by Dan Aykroyd. ...