• 'Happytime Murders' director Brian Henson has no hard feelings over 'Sesame Street' lawsuit (exclusive)
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    Ben Falk

    'Happytime Murders' director Brian Henson has no hard feelings over 'Sesame Street' lawsuit (exclusive)

    “I knew that Sesame Workshop would not be very happy about [it]," says The Happytime Murders director Brian Henson, who was taken to court by Sesame Street.

  • Sesame Street producers suing new R-rated Melissa McCarthy movie featuring 'ejaculating puppets'
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    Ben Arnold

    Sesame Street producers suing new R-rated Melissa McCarthy movie featuring 'ejaculating puppets'

    The makers of Sesame Street have taken issue with a new R-rated comedy movie starring Melissa McCarthy featuring swearing puppets engaging in sex, violence and drug use.

  • Melissa McCarthy to Star (and Sing) in Christmas Comedy 'Margie Claus'
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    The Hollywood Reporter

    Melissa McCarthy to Star (and Sing) in Christmas Comedy 'Margie Claus'

    Christmastime has come early for Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone. New Line Cinema has picked up Margie Claus, a holiday family film project from the comedy power couple and co-writer Damon Jones, co-creator of the USA show Benched. The project is described as a broad holiday family musical that New Line hopes will be in the same spirit (and have the same success) as another company Christmas movie, Elf.

  • Hollywood’s Biggest Winners and Losers of Summer 2016
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    Yahoo Movies UK

    Hollywood’s Biggest Winners and Losers of Summer 2016

    The summer movie season is nearly over and it’s probably fair to say – like the UK weather - it’s been a bit of a damp squib. Sure fire hits have missed, dependable franchises have misfired, and bankable stars have gone bust. Here’s who we think triumphed and failed over the summer.

  • Revealed: The Ghostbusters Scene That Was Added To Mock Internet Haters
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    Tom Butler

    Revealed: The Ghostbusters Scene That Was Added To Mock Internet Haters

    Ever since Sony’s all-female ‘Ghostbusters’ reboot was announced, there’s been a hardcore online contingent, unhappy with the franchise’ new direction, ready to shoot the movie down in whatever forum they can find. No-one was more aware of this when shooting than the film’s writer-director Paul Feig and its cast. Rather than shying away from the backlash, ‘Ghostbusters’ tackles it head-on in an early scene that sees the 'Busters reading out mean comments from a video they’ve uploaded to YouTube.

  • Original Ghostbusters Director Blames Reboot Backlash On Nostalgia
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    Ryan Leston

    Original Ghostbusters Director Blames Reboot Backlash On Nostalgia

    Of course, the ‘Ghostbusters’ reboot has proved to be pretty controversial since it was first announced… with many viewers down-voting the YouTube trailer after its release. After all, the original ‘Ghostbusters’ was a huge part of many fans childhoods. “Individually and together, they’re as unique as Bill Murray and [Dan] Aykroyd and [Harold] Ramis and [Ernie] Hudson were.

  • Paul Feig Slams 'Geek Culture' Critics Of New Ghostbusters
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    Ben Arnold

    Paul Feig Slams 'Geek Culture' Critics Of New Ghostbusters

    Paul Feig has finally had enough of the criticism surrounding the new ‘Ghostbusters’ reboot. The 'Bridesmaid’s director has now let loose on his detractors, centring on 'geek culture’ being the worst culprit. “Geek culture is home to some of the biggest a******s I’ve ever met in my life,” he told the New York Daily News.

  • 10 Supporting Film Characters Who Completely Stole The Spotlight
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    Ben Falk

    10 Supporting Film Characters Who Completely Stole The Spotlight

    The title may not be named after them, but these sidekicks, baddies and cameos walked off with the movie. Image credits: Rex_Shutterstock, Lucasfilm

  • Full Ghostbusters Trailer Lands Online
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    Yahoo Movies UK

    Full Ghostbusters Trailer Lands Online

    The first full trailer for the new ‘Ghostbusters’ has finally arrived. Director Paul Feig, the filmmaker responsible for ‘Bridesmaids’ and ‘Spy’, debuted the first look trailer on the Ellen Show. The new movie sees Erin (Kristen Wiig), a Columbia University academic, her ghost-chasing friend Abby (Melissa McCarthy), the friend’s business partner and mad scientist Jillian (Kate McKinnon), and Patty a MTA employee (Leslie Jones) joining forces as an all-female team to bust ghosts and save New York.

  • Ernie Hudson Shares Morsel of New 'Ghostbusters' Info
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    Ernie Hudson Shares Morsel of New 'Ghostbusters' Info

    The man who played Winston Zeddemore shares a tidbit about how we'll see the first film's cast in this year's reboot

  • New Ghostbusters Villains And Photo Revealed
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    Gregory Wakeman

    New Ghostbusters Villains And Photo Revealed

    A brand new ‘Ghostbusters’ image showing Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones looking rather fantastic has been released. The rather sensational picture comes courtesy of Entertainment Weekly.