Bad Teacher

(2011)

Some teachers just don’t give an F. For example, there's Elizabeth (Cameron Diaz). She’s foul-mouthed, ruthless, and inappropriate. She drinks, she gets high, and she can’t wait to marry her meal ticket and get out of her bogus day job. When she’s dumped by her fiancé, she sets her plan in motion to win over a rich, handsome substitute (Justin Timberlake) – competing for his affections with an overly energetic colleague, Amy (Lucy Punch). When Elizabeth also finds herself fighting off the advances of a sarcastic, irreverent gym teacher (Jason Segel), the consequences of her wild and outrageous schemes give her students, her coworkers, and even herself an education like no other.

‘Bad Teacher’ Gets a Series Order at CBS

‘Bad Teacher’ Gets a Series Order at CBS

Despite announcing their full 2013-2014 lineup last week, CBS has issued a late series order for their Bad Teacher pilot. It isn't known whether the network plans on launching this comedy series in the fall or, most likely, midseason.

Ari Graynor stars as Meredith Davis, a foul-mouthed divorcee who becomes a teacher in a quest to find her next husband. The plot diverts slightly from the 2011 movie Bad Teacher, where Cameron Diaz played a teacher who was ready to leave her job and marry a rich man, until he dumps her.

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‘Bad Teacher’ TV Series Gets Set Up at CBS

‘Bad Teacher’ TV Series Gets Set Up at CBS

CBS is setting up a single-camera comedy based on the 2011 movie Bad Teacher. Community and Happy Endings writer/producer Hilary Winston is penning the pilot script.

Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg, who wrote the movie, will serve as producers. Cameron Diaz starred in the summer comedy as a foul-mouthed, hard-drinking high school teacher who is about to leave her job to marry a wealthy man. She is forced to return to her old job when the marriage falls through, and inappropriate high jinks ensue. Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake, and Lucy Punch also starred in the film, which took in over $215 million worldwide.

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EXCLUSIVE: Phyllis Smith Talks ‘Bad Teacher’ Blu-ray

Coming to Blu-ray and DVD October 18th is director Jake Kasdan's hilarious summer comedy Bad Teacher, which stars Cameron Diaz as Elizabeth, a drunk and disorderly educator hoping to land the sugar daddy of her dreams. Appearing alongside Cameron Diaz is The Office's lovely Phyllis Smith, who plays an earnest, kindhearted fellow high school instructor that gets seduced by the wicked ways of the Bad Teacher.

We recently caught up with Phyllis to chat about her role in the movie, the fact that she has not yet seen the unrated director's cut, and her continuing role on Season 8 of The Office. She also let us in on her road to stardom as a comedic actress. Check out our conversation below.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Bad Teacher’ Gag Reel Clip

Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake star in the hilarious new comedy Bad Teacher, coming to Blu-ray and DVD October 18th. We have an exclusive look at the gag reel, which finds Cameron Diaz and her other leading man, Jason Segel, giggling through various takes. Check out the adorable laughs in the clip below.

Elizabeth Halsey (Cameron Diaz) is a foulmouthed, ruthless, and inappropriate teacher. She drinks, gets high, and can't wait to marry a meal ticket to get out of her bogus day job. When she's dumped by her fiancé, she sets her sights on a rich, handsome substitute (Justin Timberlake) while shrugging off the advances of the school gym teacher (Jason Segel). The consequences of her wild and outrageous schemes give her students, coworkers, and even herself an education like no other!

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EXCLUSIVE: Thomas Lennon Talks ‘Writing Movies for Fun and Profit’

Thomas Lennon can currently be seen making naked love to a photocopy machine in Bad Teacher opposite Cameron Diaz. While he has made a career out of hilarious comedic roles such as Lt. Dangle on Reno 911! and various supporting appearances in too many films to count, his first passion is screenwriting. He and his screenwriting partner Robert Ben Garant are responsible for the scripts to Night at the Museum and its sequel, the ping pong epic Balls of Fury, and Herbie: Fully Loaded. Together, they have penned the how-to epic Writing Movies for Fun and Profit: How We Made a Billion Dollars at the Box Office and You Can, Too!, which is now available at retailers nationwide. We recently caught up with Thomas to chat about both the book and his quick appearance in Bad Teacher. Click on the clip below for our exclusive interview.

Bad Teacher was released June 24th, 2011.

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EXCLUSIVE: Cameron Diaz Talks ‘Bad Teacher’

Some teachers just don't give an F! Bad Teacher stars Cameron Diaz as a foul-mouthed, stoned out, ruthless teacher vying to win over a handsome substitute (Justin Timberlake) in the hopes of never having to work again. Jake Kasdan directs this raunchy R rated comedy, which also stars Jason Segel and Justin Timberlake. David Ozanich recently caught up with the Bad Teacher herself, Cameron Diaz, for a 1:1 exclusive chat about the film. He also met with her co-stars Lucy Punch, Phyllis Smith, and Thomas Lennon. To check out all of our interviews, click on the clips below.

Bad Teacher was released June 24th, 2011.

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