This spring, producer Judd Apatow and director Paul Feig invite you to experience "Bridesmaids." Annie, a maid of honor whose life unravels as she leads her best friend, Lillian, and a group of colorful bridesmaids on a wild ride down the road to matrimony. Annie's life is a mess. But when she finds out her lifetime best friend is engaged, she simply must serve as Lillian's maid of honor. Though lovelorn and broke, Annie bluffs her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals. With one chance to get it perfect, she'll show Lillian and her bridesmaids just how far you'll go for someone you love.
The nominees are in for the 2012 MTV Movie Awards, with The Hunger Games and Bridesmaids neck-in-neck with eight nominations each, including the categories "Movie of the Year," "Best Cast" and "Breakthrough Performance." Fans will have the "Power of the Popcorn" in their hands as winner voting opens today, May 1 at 8AM ET/5AM PT, at MovieAwards.MTV.com and will stay open through Saturday, June 2nd. As in previous years, the category of "Movie of the Year" will remain an ongoing battle throughout the live show when the 21st annual 2012 MTV Movie Awards airs live on Sunday, June 3rd at 9pm ET/PT on MTV from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California.
Chart-topping indie-pop group fun. is the first musical performance announced for the 2012 MTV Movie Awards. fun.'s debut single "We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monae)" off their latest album "Some Nights" held strong at the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for six consecutive weeks.Read More
The Artist was named Best Film at tonight's Orange British Academy Film Awards hosted by Stephen Fry, held at London's Royal Opera House. The film also won six other awards: Director, Original Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Costume Design as well as a performance award for Jean Dujardin who won the Leading Actor BAFTA.
Meryl Streep was awarded the BAFTA for Leading Actress for her performance as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady; the film was also honoured in the Make-Up & Hair category.Read More
Six actresses - Rose Byrne, Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig - from the hit comedy Bridesmaids will be presenters at the 84th Annual Academy Awards, telecast producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer announced today.
McCarthy received her first Oscar nomination this year for her supporting role in the film, and Wiig also became a first-time nominee for the film's original screenplay. All six will be making their first Oscar show appearances.Read More
There has been a bit of controversy surrounding a sequel to the smash hit summer comedy Bridesmaids. On January 4th, Universal Pictures http://movieweb.com/bridesmaids-sequel-may-move-forward-without-kristen-wiig/claimed they would move forward on a follow-up, even though creator and star Kristen Wiig didn't want to be involved.
A few days later, co-star Melissa McCarthy said that a Bridesmaids 2 simply wouldn't happen without their leading lady on board. Now, producer Judd Apatow has chimed in with his thoughts.Read More
The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen in both film and television for 2011. Winners will be honored at the 2012 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 19, 2012, during simultaneous ceremonies in Hollywood and New York.
Categories for film include Best Original Screenplay, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Documentary Screenplay. The TV nominations are a little more extensive, offering awards for Best Drama Series, Best Comedy Series, Best New Series, Best Episodic Drama, Best Animated Series, Best Comedy/Variety Series, and Best Daytime Drama.Read More
Bridesmaids was one of the biggest box office success stories of 2011, grossing $288 million worldwide from just a $32 million budget. Naturally, Universal PIctures wants to move forward with a sequel. Though, they may have to do it without Kristen Wiig.
It isn't known why Kristen Wiig does not want to return, although an insider claims that the actress and other key cast members may have been offended by their $100,000 bonuses, which is seen as low due to the overwhelming success of the comedy. Kristen Wiig refused to comment on her bonus.Read More
The Producers Guild of America announced today the motion picture and long-form television nominations for the 23rd Annual Producers Guild Awards. The categories include: The Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures; The Producers Guild of America Producer of the Year Award in Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures; and The David L. Wolper Producer of the Year Award in Long-Form Television. The documentary film category and other television category nominations were already announced by the Guild in December 2011.
All 2012 Producers Guild Award winners will be announced on January 21, 2012 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. This year, the Producers Guild will also award special honors to Leslie Moonves (Milestone Award), Steven Spielberg (David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures), Don Mischer (Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television), Stan Lee (Vanguard Award), and In the Land of Blood and Honey (The Stanley Kramer Award). The 2012 Producers Guild Awards co-chairs are Paula Wagner and Michael Manheim.Read More