Adam DeVine

Adam DeVine to Star in ‘Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates’

Adam DeVine to Star in ‘Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates’

Just one month after actor Zac Efron signed on to play Mike in the 20th Century Fox comedy Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, Workaholics star Adam DeVine has signed on to play Dave. The comedy centers on two brothers who place an online ad to find dates to an upcoming wedding. The plot thickens when their ad goes viral.

Zac Efron had been testing with several other actors over the past few weeks, with the studio hoping to find the co-star who had just the right chemistry with Zac Efron. Variety's sources claim that it was Adam DeVine's "mix of wit and raunchiness in his delivery" that ended up landing him the role opposite Zac Efron.

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‘Workaholics’ Star Adam DeVine Joins ‘The Intern’

‘Workaholics’ Star Adam DeVine Joins ‘The Intern’

Pitch Perfect and Workaholics star Adam DeVine has joined the cast of Warner Bros.' comedy The Intern, alongside Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway.

The story centers on an aging widower (Robert De Niro) who enters the intern program of a successful fashion website, where he is assigned to the site's founder (Anne Hathaway). Reese Witherspoon was initially set to play the website founder, who forms a surprising bond with her new intern, before Anne Hathaway replaced her in February. Adam DeVine is playing the head of interns at the company.

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Adam DeVine Returns as Bumper Allen for ‘Pitch Perfect 2’

Adam DeVine Returns as Bumper Allen for ‘Pitch Perfect 2’

Workaholics creator and star Adam DeVine is returning as Bumper Allen in the sequel Pitch Perfect 2.

The comedian starred in the 2012 cult hit comedy Pitch Perfect as the leader of the all-male campus singing champions The Treblemakers. He will be back causing trouble for our heroes, including Anna Kendrick as Beca and Rebel Wilson as Fat Amy. Also confirmed to return from the original are Brittany Snow and Elizabeth Banks, who is also making her directorial debut with this sequel. She served as a producer on the first film, which went onto earn $113 million globally as well as having the best-selling soundtrack of 2013.

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Joaquin Phoenix or Adam DeVine? Who Will Play John Belushi in Upcoming Biopic?

Joaquin Phoenix or Adam DeVine? Who Will Play John Belushi in Upcoming Biopic?

The Untitled John Belushi Project is coming back to life once again, with Steve Conrad on board to direct and actors such as Joaquin Phoenix, Emile Hirsch and Workaholics' Adam DeVine in contention to star as the late comedian.

We first reported on this project back in August 2010, when Warner Bros. and director Todd Phillips were developing the project with screenwriter Steve Conrad. Warner Bros. and Todd Phillips have since departed the project, with Steve Conrad now directing from his own script as an independent feature.

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The ‘Workaholics’ Are Planning a Big Screen Action Comedy

The ‘Workaholics’ Are Planning a Big Screen Action Comedy

Popular Comedy Central sitcom Workaholics was renewed for two more seasons in January, just as it was kicking of the second half of Workaholics Season 3. The team, lead by Adam DeVine, Blake Anderson, Anders Holm, and director/co-star Kyle Newacheck, doesn't plan on stopping there, though. The TeleAmeriCorp guys are in the midst of writing a big screen outing, and they've revealed that it is going to be an action comedy, though it won't be Workaholics: The Movie.

Kyle Newacheck, who plays drug dealer Karl on the series also directs every episode, and he will be at the helm of this big screen outing as well. He explained where the film is currently at in production."It's undergoing rewrites right now. It's definitely moving, and we're all very excited to do it. It's an action comedy, and it's going to be really badass and super funny. We're keeping a lot of it under wraps. I think I can say if you like Workaholics, you're going to like this movie.

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‘Pitch Perfect’ 'Starships' Lip Dub and 'Just the Way You Are' Clips

‘Pitch Perfect’ 'Starships' Lip Dub and 'Just the Way You Are' Clips

Pitch Perfect was released September 28th, 2012.

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‘Pitch Perfect’ 'A Look Inside' Featurette

‘Pitch Perfect’ 'A Look Inside' Featurette

Pitch Perfect was released September 28th, 2012.

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Should Corey Feldman Return as Donatello in the ‘Ninja Turtles’ Reboot?

You'll notice that in today's cinematic landscape, most major characters needing a voice in a CGI or motion capture family film are supplied by an established A-list actor (see Johnny Depp in Rango) or a known celebrity (Taylor Swift is fourth billed in Dr. Seuss' the Lorax). Twenty-two years ago, way back in 1990, that wasn't the case. Take Beauty and the Beast for instance. In 1991, Robby Benson, the lead voice actor in the film, had been absent from the spotlight for many years and was cast primarily for his talents on the microphone, not any sort of marquee value. Angela Lansbury served as the only real stunt casting. If the film was made today, we'd see Anne Hathaway serving as Beauty, with Hugh Jackman stepping in as the Beast. Even a smaller part, like Chip or Stove, would be supplied by any given member of the Apatow repertoire.

One of the biggest franchises from the 90s had a certain lack of known talent as well. The original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was a film that opened March 30th, 1990, hitting number one on the box office charts for four consecutive weeks without nary a big name personality in sight. No mean feat, this cash cow won audiences over based solely on the existing property name alone, and its already established franchises in the world of cartoons and comic books. New Line Cinemas, a struggling studio at the time, kept the movie on the cheap and didn't have to hire known talent to portray the Turtles. Or any of the other cast members for that matter (though some of us at the time still held an affinity for Casey Jones' Elias Koteas based on his scene-stealing performance in Some Kind of Wonderful).

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