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I Smile Back opening date announced

Posted by Gator on July 23rd, 2015

i-smile-backBroad Green Pictures has announced October 23 as the theatrical release date for I Smile Back, which stars Sarah and Josh Charles.  The film premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.

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Roday says Gravy opening October

Posted by Gator on July 23rd, 2015

The director of Gravy, James Roday (of Psych fame), tweeted on 7/6/15 that Gravy will open in October. He included a new poster. That’s Sarah with the bunny ears.

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News of Wreck-It Ralph sequel

Posted by Gator on July 13th, 2015

RalphAndVanellopeSpeaking to Sean Rocks of RTE Radio 1 in Ireland during the Galway film festival, actor John C. Reilly said he has signed on for Wreck-It Ralph II. We can only hope Sarah is not far behind in committing to reprise her role as Vanellope.  Reporting on Reilly’s statement, the Irish Examiner cautioned that “Disney hasn’t officially given the project the green light just yet.”

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Distributor acquires Gravy

Posted by Gator on June 24th, 2015

The day more Sarah fans might get to see her performance in James Roday’s movie, Gravy, has moved a step closer. Here’s an excerpt from this week’s posting at TheWrap.com about the film’s acquisition by distributor Shout!Factory.  (Previously, the film only had limited showing, at festivals.)

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by Jeff Sneider – June 22, 2015

Shout! Factory has acquired North American rights to “Gravy,” a horror comedy that marks the directorial debut of “Psych” star James Roday, who also wrote the script, TheWrap has learned.

Shout! Factory has secured exclusive distribution rights including digital, home entertainment, broadcast and theatrical for cross-platform releases in the U.S. and Canada. The company plans a strategic rollout of the movie on a variety of entertainment distribution platforms and in all packaged media through its horror brand Scream Factory.

 

Lonely Island movie gets title, more stars

Posted by Gator on May 21st, 2015

LonelyIslandPoster1JIt is being reported that Lonely Island’s movie, recently announced to include Sarah, will be titled Conner4real. Newly announced co-stars include Tim Meadows (Saturday Night Live) as the rapper’s manager and Imogen Poots as his love interest. Sarah will play the rapper’s publicist. Anticipated release date is in 2016.

The movie is expected to “poke fun at recent music docs like ‘Justin Bieber: Never Say Never’ and ‘Katy Perry: Part Of Me.'”

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Sarah cast in Lonely Island movie

Sarah cast in Lonely Island movie

Posted by Gator on May 15th, 2015

Andy Samberg wanted Sarah in the worst way when he played the character Troy Bulletin-Board in the “Smellin’ of Troy” episode of The Sarah Silverman Program (S3:Ep5). And now he’s got her in the best way: as a co-star in his first Lonely Island movie.  The Hollywood Reporter broke the story of Sarah’s signing on to what producer Judd Apatow is calling, Top Secret Untitled Lonely Island Movie. Apatow tweeted that production began May 13.

LonelyIslandPoster1JAccording to Slashfilm.com, Samberg met the other two members of the parody music group, The Lonely Island, — Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone — all the way back in junior high school.  They joined Saturday Night Live in 2005, where they created the infamous “Dick in a Box” number (with Justin Timberlake), as well as numerous other pieces of hilarity.  The movie will be directed by Schaffer and Taccone.

THR describes the movie as being about “a rapper (Samberg) whose latest album bombs and he must do the unthinkable: a reunion concert with his former boy band.” Sarah will play “the rapper’s sharp and sarcastic publicist who has to suffer many indignities.”

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Ashby poster has Sarah x2

Posted by Gator on March 17th, 2015

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The new poster for Ashby includes two different pics of Sarah. The film makes its world premiere in April at the TriBeCa Film Festival in New York City.  Here’s how the festival website describes the movie:

Awkward Ed Wallis (Nat Wolff) needs help fitting in and turns to his neighbor Ashby Holt (Mickey Rourke) for help. Ashby’s unforgiving brand of tough love soon tests their friendship, and it hardly helps when Ed learns that Ashby is a former CIA assassin. Peppered with upbeat music and standout performances, Ashby is a spirited, self-referential update on Harold and Maude for a John Wick generation. With Emma Roberts and Sarah Silverman.