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Benicio Del Toro, Patricia Arquette Eyed to Star in Ben Stiller’s Limited Showtime Series “Escape at Clinton Correctional” (Exclusive)

Clinton Correctional ShowtimeThe Tracking Board hears that Benicio del Toro is in negotiations to star opposite fellow Oscar winner Patricia Arquette in Escape at Clinton Correctional, an eight-episode limited series about the 2015 prison escape in upstate New York that Ben Stiller will direct for Showtime.

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THE POLKA KING (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM The true story of the rise and fall of Pennsylvania polka sensation Jan Lewan who unwittingly fleeced millions from his investors.

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EGGPLANT EMOJI (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMWhen a teenager accidentally cuts off his penis during a camping trip, he and his friends rush to save the appendage before it’s too late.

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THE SAVIORS (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A seemingly progressive suburban husband and wife rent their garage through Airbnb but soon become suspicious of their Muslim guests. As they investigate these visitors, they unwittingly trigger events that will forever change the course of human history.

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Ben Stiller And Brad Pitt Partner For Mike White Comedy “Brad’s Status”

stiller-pitt-excerptThe duo of Ben Stiller and Brad Pitt may seem like an unlikely pairing, but the two worked together in the hit animated feature Megamind and are looking to reunite for the upcoming comedy Brad’s Status.

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BRAD’S STATUS (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBrad, who has a great career and happy family, is obsessed with the better fortunes of his old friends from school. During an East Coast tour of colleges with his son, Brad is forced to confront his friends and his feelings of failure — with hilarious and poignant results.

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{Exclusive} Craig Johnson Set To Direct “Alex Strangelove” For Ben Stiller’s Red Hour & STX

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Johnson will be working off of his own script, which is only being described as an unexpected twist on a typical high school movie.

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ALEX STRANGELOVE (SALES)

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Details being kept under wraps, but being described as an unexpected twist on a high school movie.

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Adam Sandler And Ben Stiller Topline Noah Baumbach’s “Yen Din Ka Kissa”

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Noah Baumbach has tapped Adam Sandler and Ben Stiller to star in his next feature Yen Din Ka Kissa, which is already filming in New York.

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YEN DIN KA KISSA (SALES)

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The film tells the story of an estranged New York family coming together in preparation of artist & patriarch Harold’s career retrospective.

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Zoolander 2 Review — Like A Pair Of Bedazzled Jeans, Unfunny And Outdated

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Zoolander 2, much like Dumb and Dumber To, offers up yet more proof that sequels to films from the ’90s and early ’00s do not need to happen – no matter how much of an impact those films have had on pop culture in the years since. But alas, what’s done is done.

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FIRE ME (SALES)

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An aspiring entrepreneur attempts to get herself fired from a company in order to receive severance money to start her own business.

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{Exclusive} Ben Stiller And Red Hour Set For Comedy “Fire Me” At Fox

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Stiller’s Red Hour Films is producing the comedy based on Libby Malin’s novel about an aspiring entrepreneur who attempts to get herself fired from a company in order to receive severance money to start her own business.

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Megan Mullally Joins Bryan Cranston And James Franco In Fox Comedy “Why Him”


Megan Mullally is set to bring the funny in the upcoming Fox comedy, Why Him. The Will and Grace alum joins Bryan Cranston and James Franco for the movie directed and co-written by John Hamburg. Mullally will play Barb Fleming, wife to Cranston’s Ned.

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{Exclusive} Ben Stiller And Red Hour Developing Action-Comedy “The Set Up” From Kari Granlund


Ben Stiller has picked up the action-comedy spec The Set Up from rising screenwriter Kari Granlund. Stiller will produce through his Red Hour Films, which recently inked a financing deal with Bold Films.

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THE SET UP (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM A hilarious, high-speed action comedy about two co-dependent female best friends whose friendship is put through the wringer after a blind date gone awry sends them on a dangerous, all-in-one-night adventure with a drug dealer. With a psychotic drug lord and a gang of criminals hot on their heels, the girls must navigate their way through car chases, gun fights and the pains of growing up.

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ZOOLANDER 2 — TRAILER (Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor, Owen Wilson)

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Derek and Hansel are modeling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business.

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Bryan Cranston To Star With James Franco In “Why Him?”

Cranston will star as an overprotective father, whose daughter is dating an internet billionaire.

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ZOOLANDER 2 — TEASER TRAILER (Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor, Owen Wilson)

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Derek and Hansel are modeling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business.

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Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson Hit the Runway to Announce “Zoolander 2” During Paris Fashion Week

But how are the kids at the Derek Zoolander Center for Kids Who Can’t Read Good and Want to Learn How to Do Other Stuff Good Too doing?

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WHILE WE’RE YOUNG — TRAILER #2 (Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver)

Story follows a free-spirited Brooklynite twenty-something couple who inspire an uptight documentarian and his wife to loosen up.

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TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (2.13.15)

A round-up of this week’s TV sales, pick-ups, attachments, and renewals.

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WHILE WE’RE YOUNG — TRAILER (Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver)

Story follows a free-spirited Brooklynite twenty-something couple who inspire an uptight documentarian and his wife to loosen up.

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WHY HIM? (SALES)

Logline: A Midwestern father who takes his family to visit his Standford-attending daughter at Christmas and subsequently gets into a competition with her boyfriend, a young Internet billionaire.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Fox Taps John Hamburg to Direct Jonah Hill Comedy “Aloha”

The “Along Came Polly” writer-director is set to helm and rewrite another Ben Stiller film.

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NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB — TRAILER #2 (Ben Stiller, Ben Kingsley, Robin Williams)

When Larry discovers that there’s something wrong with the ancient tablet that brings the characters of his museum to life, he travels to the British Museum in search of a way to save his friends.

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NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM 3 – TRAILER (Ben Stiller, Ben Kingsley, Robin Williams)

When Larry discovers that there’s something wrong with the ancient tablet that brings the characters of his museum to life, he travels to the British Museum in search of a way to save his friends.

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UNTITLED TAMASY/JOHNSON FOX PROJECT (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

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BEN STILLER LEADS A PACK OF MALE STRIPPERS IN “I AM CHIPPENDALES”

The Chippendales get a star choreographer.

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DEVELOPMENT HELL WILL STILL FIND YOU “20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA”

Disney is floundering deep below sea-level with desperate attempts to get above water.

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