In 2010, Charles Grodin spoke with Deadline.com about the possibility of returning for a “Midnight Run” sequel, saying that he’d “consider it.”
Lo and behold, Deadline.com is now reporting that “Midnight Run 2″ is a go, albeit currently without Grodin. Right now, the only person attached to reprise his role is Robert De Niro.
The first “Midnight Run” was released in 1988 and followed the adventures of bounty hunter Jack Walsh (De… Continue reading 'Midnight Run 2': Brett Ratner Set To Direct Sequel To Robert De Niro Classic
“At the Grammys, you can literally beat the shit out of a nominee and be asked to perform twice,” Rogen said to thunderous applause. (The Grammys came under fire two weeks ago for giving Chris Brown a platform just three years after he assaulted his then girlfriend, Rihanna.)
Discussing the year’s Spirit Award nominees, Rogen was just as quick-witted. He joked that “Drive” was a silent film, before commenting on the… Continue reading Seth Rogen Independent Spirit Awards Monologue: Host Blasts Brett Ratner, Chris Brown And Mel Gibson In Hilarious Opening
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Two years before director Brett Ratner used a gay slur during an interview — with the comment costing him his gig producing the upcoming Academy Awards — Quentin Tarantino did the same thing!
Winding up the crowd at a midnight premiere for his 2009 movie Inglourious Basterds, Tarantino said, “It’s good to see you bad-ass Thursday… Continue reading Quentin Tarantino Pulled A Brett Ratner, Caught Using Gay Slur
UPDATE: It’s official. Brian Grazer has replaced Brett Ratner as Oscars producer, and — contrary to earlier rumblings — won’t hold a candlelight vigil for Eddie Murphy to return as host. “Insiders tell me that Imagine Entertainment co-founder Brian Grazer has moved on this afternoon,” wrote Nikki Finke at Deadline about the Murphy-return rumors she initially revealed. “‘We are not going back to him. No way,’ they say.”… Continue reading Brian Grazer Replaces Brett Ratner as Oscars Producer [UPDATE]