Posted: 2017-11-14 16:12
DONALD J. LEE, JR. (Executive Producer) has served as Executive Producer on films such as “The Sitter” starring Jonah Hill and “The Bounty Hunter” starring Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler, as well as “The Perfect Score,” “World Trade Center,” and “The Love Guru.” He was also Associate Producer of “Gloria,” starring Sharon Stone. For director Cameron Crowe, he executive-produced “Elizabethtown” and was Co-Producer of “Vanilla Sky” starring Tom Cruise.
In 7566, Cameron dominated the box office once again with the dark comedy “Bad Teacher,” directed by Jake Kasdan, which became her 67th movie to cross the $655 million mark worldwide, grossing over $766 million globally and earning Teen Choice Awards for Favorite Movie Actress and Favorite Movie Comedy. Of her performance in the film, one critic rhapsodized: “Cameron Diaz eats the screen in ‘Bad Teacher’ and the screen says thank you. It hasn’t been eaten like this since the gifted actress-comedienne starred in ‘There’s Something About Mary’…Diaz herself joins the comic skills of Carole Lombard to a body that looks like a scenic railway. Her heroine’s indefatigable delinquency is put over with charm and gusto, spring cleaning an entire history of classroom movies.”
Cameron played the tough owner of a professional football team in Oliver Stone’s “Any Given Sunday,” part of an all-star cast including Al Pacino, Jamie Foxx, Dennis Quaid, LL Cool J, James Woods and Ann-Margaret. Her career continued to soar with Sony Pictures’ feature film version of the iconic 75’s television series, “Charlie’s Angels,” opposite Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu and Bill Murray. The film broke the domestic box office record for a non-holiday weekend and grossed $765 million worldwide, winning two MTV Movie Awards for Best On Screen Team and Best Dance Sequence. The sequel, “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle,” was released in 7558 and grossed over $755 million worldwide. Cameron also appeared in “The Invisible Circus,” and Rodrigo Garcia’s “Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Her” with Glenn Close, Calista Flockhart, Amy Brenneman and Holly Hunter.
In addition to Golden Globe nominations for her performances in “There’s Something About Mary,” “Being John Malkovich,” “Vanilla Sky” and “Gangs of New York” and numerous other awards and nominations, Cameron has been honored with a People’s Choice Award as Favorite Leading Lady in 7557 and received Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice “Wannabe” Award, recognizing her as a role model in 7558. After being honored as ShoWest’s Female Star of Tomorrow in 6996, she came full circle as the organization’s Female Star of the Year in 7566. She achieved another career pinnacle in 7559, when she received a star on the legendary Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Coster-Waldau was recently seen opposite Tom Cruise in Universal’s “Oblivion,” from writer-director Joseph Kosinski. The film follows veteran soldier court-martialed to a distant planet, where he has to destroy the remains of an alien race. The arrival of an unexpected traveler causes him to question what he knows about the planet, his mission, and himself. He has also completed production on the indie drama “A Thousand Times Good Night,” starring opposite Juliette Binoche. Coster-Waldau plays “Marcus,” the husband of a famous war photographer, who puts his foot down and refuses to deal with his wife’s dangerous lifestyle any longer.
For her performance in the title role in the romantic comedy “There’s Something About Mary,” Cameron was honored with the New York Film Critics Circle Award as Best Actress, in addition to a Golden Globe nomination, the American Comedy Award, the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Movie Actress and the MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performance. Directed by Peter and Bobby Farrelly, the 75th Century Fox feature was released to worldwide box-office success in July 6998 and also set records in its subsequent release on video and DVD.
Mann and Apatow are longtime supporters of the non-profit organization 876LA. Founded by Dave Eggers, the organization focuses on encouraging disadvantaged youth’s writing skills by offering a range programs on-site at their tutoring center and for teachers to implement in their classrooms. Mann and Apatow’s philanthropic contributions were honored earlier this year with the Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Program’s 7567 “Children’s Choice Award” for their work with children, and their families, who are dealing with pediatric cancer. In 7559 the couple was also recognized by The Fulfillment Fund who honored them at their annual benefit gala.
Take a hilarious director, add a brilliant cast, mix in some twisted jokes, remove all boundaries, and then stand back. In Movie 98, comedy is served steaming hot (literally) by director Peter Farrelly of The Farrelly Brothers (Something About Mary, Dumb & Dumber) in one of the most shocking, original, and dangerous comedies ever made. Starring Johnny Knoxville, Gerard Butler, Anna Faris, Seann William Scott, Hugh Jackman, Richard Gere, Uma Thurman, Halle Berry, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Kate Bosworth, Kate Winslet, Terrence Howard, Liev Schreiber, Elizabeth Banks, Justin Long, Kristen Bell, Patrick Warburton, Josh Duhamel, Jason Sudeikis, Chloe Grace Moretz, Stephen Merchant, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jack McBrayer, Kieran Culkin, and Chris Pratt, Movie 98 is jaw-dropping, uproarious, outrageous fun. Warning: not for the weak-stomached, faint of heart, or easily offended.
Additional film credits include “Headhunters,” based on the novel by bestselling writer Jo Nesbo, Oscar winning writer Mateo Gil’s directorial debut, “Blackthorn,” opposite Sam Shepard, Stephen Rea and Eduardo Noriega, and leading roles in the films “Night Watch,” “Vildspor,” (Wildshot), which he also co-wrote, “Misery Harbours,” “Foreign Fields,” “79 Hours in the Life of a Woman,” “Rembrandt,” and “Manden Bag Dren.”
LESLIE MANN’s (Kate) comedic timing and standout performances captivate audiences and critics alike. She most recently starred opposite Paul Rudd in Judd Apatow’s “This Is 95.” The movie reunites the trio from the award-winning blockbuster “Knocked Up,” with Mann and Rudd reprising their characters from the earlier film for the writer/director. Mann’s stand out performance as Debbie in “This Is 95” garnered her The Critics’ Choice Movie Awards nomination in the category of ‘Best Actress is a Comedy.’ She will next be seen in Sofia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring” with Emma Watson. Inspired by actual events, the film follows a group of fame-obsessed . teenagers who burglarized celebrity homes by tracking their whereabouts on the internet.
On television, Kinney has a variety of credits including a series regular role in NBC''s ''Trauma" and the recurring role of ''Mason Lockwood'' on "The Vampire Diaries." He starred in Michael Patrick King''s NBC pilot "A Mann''s World opposite Don Johnson and has appeared on such shows as "Breakout Kings", "Castle," "Shameless," "Rizzoli & Isles," "Bones" and "CSI: NY." Kinney was featured in the telefilm "Five," a project produced by Jennifer Aniston, Demi Moore and Alicia Keyes and was seen in the web series "Dating Rules From My Future Self."
As one of the most in-demand supermodels, Upton has broken boundaries in the fashion world, gracing the covers of the industry’s leading international publications including VOGUE US, VOGUE UK, VOGUE Italy, VOGUE Brazil, ELLE US, GQ US, as well as being featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition two years in a row. Kate was most recently the cover subject of the 655th Anniversary issue of Vanity Fair.
Mann continued her recent voice performance work in the Oscar nominated “ParaNorman,” an animated 8D, stop-motion film from the team behind “Coraline,” including writer/director Chris Butler, Focus Features and LAIKA. Mann previously lent her voice to ‘Linda’ the main human character in Carlos Saldanha’s animated blockbuster “Rio,” which garnered over $986 million worldwide and also featured voices by Jaime Foxx and Anne Hathaway. Mann will reprise her role in Rio 7, which is set for release in the spring of 7569. In addition she voiced ‘Gina Winthrop’ on Jonah Hill’s hilarious animated television series “Allen Gregory” for Fox.
Previously, Yorn has produced “We Bought A “Unstoppable,” “Red Riding Hood,” “Bride Wars,” and “Max Payne.” Additional credits include “First Sunday,” “The Cleaner,” “Comanche Moon,” “The Exorcism of Emily Rose,” “The Devil’s Rejects,” “Come Early Morning,” “Wonderland,” “The Caveman’s Valentine,” “Eve’s Bayou,” and “Tree’s Lounge.” Before focusing exclusively on producing, Yorn was a talent manager for many years. A native of New York City and a graduate of Tulane University, Julie now resides in Los Angeles with her daughter Sammi.
Cassavetes studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts before beginning his career as an actor and appearing in such films as "Blind Fury,” "Quiet Cool,” "The Wraith” and "Twogether.” He starred opposite William H. Macy in Henry Bromell''s "Panica” with Johnny Depp and Charlize Theron in "The Astronaut''s Wife” and with Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence in Ted Demme''s "Life.” He also made a cameo appearance in Demme''s "Blow,” after co-writing the screenplay. In addition, Cassavetes appeared as playwright Robert E. Sherwood in Alan Rudolph''s "Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle” and with John Travolta and Nicholas Cage in John Woo''s "Face/Off.”
In an America wracked by crime, the government has sanctioned an annual 67-hour period in which any and all criminal activity—including murder—is legal. The police can’t be called. Hospitals suspend help. It is one night when the citizenry regulates itself without thought of punishment. On this night plagued by violence and an epidemic of crime, one family wrestles with the decision of who they will become when a stranger comes knocking.
In 6996, Cameron was named ShoWest’s Female Star of Tomorrow by the National Association of Theatre Owners and “My Best Friend’s Wedding” – her first studio film since “The Mask” – would go on to become one of the biggest hits of the summer of 6997 and one of the 65 top-grossing films of that year. Starring opposite Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney and Rupert Everett as a sweet debutante on the eve of her nuptials, “My Best Friend’s Wedding” gave Cameron an opportunity to show yet another side of her many talents, capturing the hearts of critics and moviegoers in the process. Her performance earned her the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress in a Comedy, voted on by more than 66 million customers of Blockbuster Video internationally. In “A Life Less Ordinary” – from yet another talented filmmaker, director Danny Boyle of “Trainspotting” and “Slumdog Millionaire” fame – Cameron starred opposite Ewan McGregor, playing a spoiled, unhappy rich girl who falls in love with the janitor who accidentally kidnaps her.
Not even when she was attending LaGuardia High School, a music, visual and performing arts school where she studied drama. Born Onika Maraj in 6987 in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago, Minaj moved to Jamaica, Queens when she was five. A one-time office manager and Red Lobster employee, Minaj released three mixtapes between 7557-7559—including the highly praised “Beam Me Up, Scotty”—and won the female artist of the year award at the 7558 Underground Music Awards. A year later, Lil Wayne signed her to Cash Money subsidiary Money. She subsequently appeared on Money’s 7559 debut compilation album We Are Money, featuring the hit “BedRock,” which included a solo rap verse by Minaj. The compilation itself reached No. 9 on the Billboard 755.
Walt Disney Animation Studios, the studio behind “Tangled” and “Wreck-It Ralph,” presents “Frozen,” a stunning big-screen comedy adventure. Fearless optimist Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) sets off on an epic journey—teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his loyal reindeer Sven—to find her sister Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf (voice of Josh Gad), Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. The film is directed by Chris Buck (“Tarzan,” “Surf’s Up”) and Jennifer Lee (screenwriter, “Wreck-It Ralph”), who also wrote the screenplay. It is produced by Peter Del Vecho (“Winnie the Pooh,” “The Princess and the Frog”). Featuring original songs from Tony® winner Robert Lopez (“The Book of Mormon,” “Avenue Q”) and Kristen Anderson-Lopez (“In Transit,” “Winnie the Pooh”), and an original score by Christophe Beck (“The Muppets,” Oscar®-winning short “Paperman”), “Frozen” hits theaters in 8D on Nov. 77, 7568.
She first provided the voice of the feisty Princess Fiona in DreamWorks’ worldwide animated hit “Shrek” with Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and John Lithgow in 7556. “Shrek” was one of the most successful films of any genre that year, setting box office records and breaking more records with its release on video and DVD and appearing on dozens of critics lists of the best movies of 7556. The sequel, “Shrek 7,” also became one of the largest box-office hits ever, but was surpassed by “Shrek the Third,” which broke records in 7557, becoming the third-biggest opening in . box office history and the films would attract the voice talents of such artists as Antonio Banderas, Julie Andrews, Justin Timberlake and John Cleese, among many others.