To mark this year's June 14th Global Smurfs Day, Sony Pictures Animation announced the all star cast of Get Smurfy, its brand new, fully computer-animated feature film reminiscent of creator Peyo Culliford's original recognizable style.
Get Smurfy finds Smurfette and her brothers trekking through the uncharted Enchanted Forest to try and discover a fabled Smurfs village before their nemesis, the evil wizard Gargamel, does. Along the way, some of the mysteries of the little blue creatures' origins are brought to light: do Smurfs come in any other colors? are their mushroom houses organic? And... why are there 99 boys and only one girl???Read More
Rainn Wilson, Mike Vogel, David Morse, Zuleikha Robinson and Bill Sage have joined the cast of The Boy, which is currently shooting in Colombia.
The project is the first in a planned trilogy, which follows the childhood of future serial killer Ted Henley (Jared Breeze) at ages 9, 14 and 18 respectively, ending with his full transformation into a mass murderer. Rainn Wilson is playing William Colby, a stranger who intrigues the young boy. David Morse portrays Ted's father John Henley, the owner of a motel. Mike Vogel and Zuleikha Robinson are playing a married couple who stay at Henley's motel with their young son (Aiden Lovekamp), with Bill Sage rounding out the cast as a small town's sheriff.Read More
http://movieweb.com/person/rainn-wilson/ NBC is planning The Office spin-off that will follow Dwight Schrute (Rainn Wilson) for a possible midseason 2013 release.
The actor/comedian would be taking his Dwight Schrute persona to his families beet farm and bed & breakfast. It will follow his family farm struggling to survive and a family trying to stay together. The location has been featured on the show many times, including an episode where Jim and Pam visited Dwight at the B&B. The possible spinoff will be introduced in an Office episode later this season.Read More
We have an exclusive outtakes reel from the upcoming home video release Hesher, which hits store shelves on Blu-ray and DVD September 13. Click on the video below to watch Rainn Wilson and Devin Brochu reference other fictional characters in this great gag reel.
Loud music. Pornography. Burning s*%t to the ground. These are a few of Hesher's favorite things. And they are what Hesher (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) brings into the lives of TJ (Devin Brochu) and his father Paul (Rainn Wilson) when he takes up residence in the garage uninvited. Grief stricken by the loss of TJ's mother in a car accident, Paul can't muster the strength to evict the strange squatter and soon the long-haired, tattooed Hesher becomes a fixture in the household. Like a force of nature, Hesher's anarchy shakes the family out of their grief and helps them embrace life once more.Read More
While at SDCC 2011, we caught up with writer/director James Gunn to chat about his latest film, Super. This twisted, black superhero comedy follows the plight of a man (Rainn Wilson) who turs vigilante after his wife falls for a drug dealer. Super hits Blu-ray and DVD on August 9th. Check out our exclusive interview below.
Super was released April 1st, 2011.Read More
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is Hesher, a strange longhaired rocker who has decided to take up residency in an unfamiliar family's garage. Spencer Susser directs this wicked new dramatic comedy, which also stars Natalie Portman, Rainn Wilson, and Piper Laurie. Ryan J. Downey recently caught up with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, as well as Spencer Susser and Rainn Wilson, for a provocative look behind-the-scenes at Hesher. To watch our exclusive interviews, click on the clips below.
Hesher was released May 13th, 2011.Read More
Directors Joshua Homnick and Rainn Wilson recently premiered their new comedic short film The Blitzen Trapper Massacre at SXSW. This hilarious and somewhat scary mini-movie is now available to watch for free on Sundance Now.
Everyone's been obsessed with the music of a favorite band at one time or another, but The Blitzen Trapper Massacre, Rainn Wilson takes hero worship to a comically frightening new level.Read More
The first poster has just arrived from the upcoming superhero comedy Super, which hits theaters nationwide on April 1. Take a look at this new one-sheet below, which features star Rainn Wilson as the Crimson Bolt.
In the outlandish dark comedy Super, James Gunn has created what is perhaps the definitive take on self-reflexive superheroes. When sad-sack loser Frank (Rainn Wilson) sees his ex-addict wife (Liv Tyler) willingly snatched by a seductive drug dealer (Kevin Bacon), he finds himself bereft and wholly unable to cope. But soon he decides to fight back under the guise of a DIY superhero called Crimson Bolt. With a hand-made suit, a wrench, and a crazed sidekick named Boltie (Ellen Page), the Crimson Bolt beats his way through the mean streets of crime in hopes of saving his wife. The rules were written a long time ago: You are not supposed to molest children, cut lines or key cars; if you do, prepare to face the wrath of the Crimson Bolt!Read More