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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

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Brett Ratner May Direct MTV history movie

If you had to pick someone to direct a movie depicting the messy, GTL-esque history of MTV, who would you go with? If you chose Brett Ratner, you win!

According to Variety, the “Tower Heist” director is in talks to adapt “I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video

“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

wenn3227178 Quentin Tarantino Pulled A Brett Ratner, Caught Using Gay Slur

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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

Last week, during a Q&A for his new movie ‘Tower Heist’ at the Arclight Theater in Los Angeles, director Brett Ratner sparked a media firestorm when he declared, “Rehearsing is for fags.” The ensuing outrage had far-reaching consequences: on Tuesday, Ratner gave up his job as producer of the 2012 Academy Awards telecast, and then on Wednesday, his hand-picked host, Eddie Murphy, withdrew as well.

Now, Moviefone has obtained an exclusive… Continue reading Quentin Tarantino Pulled a 'Ratner' During 2009 Screening (VIDEO)