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Jack Black Donates To School Of Rock Trip

Generous actor Jack Black has donated $10,000 (Gbp6,670) to a high school music group so they can travel to a contest at Disneyland.The School of Rock star heard about the class from Washington from his...

Gulliver A Better Traveler Abroad Than In U.s.

Gulliver's Travels has traveled well. The film, which flopped in the U.S. when it opened last weekend and earned only an estimated $9.1 million in its second weekend, was the top=grossing film overseas, despite playing...

Jack Black Compares Muppets Movie To Being John Malkovich

Jack Black has compared the new 'Muppets' movie to 'Being John Malkovich.The actor and comedian - who is set to appear as himself in the 2011 film - explained the upcoming movie, penned by his...

Jack Black Not An Embarrassing Dad

Jack Black does not embarrass his children - yet. The actor - who has sons Sammy, four, and two-year-old Thomas with wife Tanya Haden - is not afraid of doing outrageous things in his movies,...

Jack Black Comfortable With Comedy

Jack Black feels "comfortable" with family comedies.The 'Gulliver's Travels' actor - who has sons Sammy, four, and Thomas, two, with wife Tanya Haden -insists he finds it easy to separate himself from his comedy rock...

Jason Segel Challenged By Love Interest Role

Jason Segel found it challenging being Emily Blunt's love interest.The actor stars alongside the 27-year-old beauty in new movie 'Gulliver's Travels' as regal love interest Horatio and found being believable as a princess' boyfriend much...

Emily Blunt Wanted To Be A Boy

Emily Blunt wanted to be a boy when she was younger.The 'Young Victoria' actress again plays a princess in her new movie 'Gulliver's Travels' and admits she finds it funny that she is cast in...

Jack Black Reveals Good Marriage Tips

Jack Black thinks being a good husband is like being a gardener.The 'Gulliver's Travels' actor - who has sons Sammy, four, and Thomas, two, with wife Tanya Haden - believes care and attention, as well...

Segel Lands Stellar Cast For Muppets Movie

Funnyman JASON SEGEL's upcoming MUPPETS movie is turning into a star-studded venture - JACK BLACK, AMY ADAMS and ZACH GALIFIANAKIS have all reportedly landed roles.The comic has co-written the script and takes on the lead...

Jack Black's Horse Lie

Jack Black lied to a casting director to win a role. The 'Gulliver's Travels' star occasionally embellishes how good he is at a particular skill to get a part in a film, but confesses a...

Jack Black To Survive Robot Uprising?

Jack Black is set to star in 'How to Survive A Robot Uprising'. The 41-year-old actor and 'Hot Tub Time Machine' director Steve Pink have picked up the rights to the original book by Daniel...

Black Pays Tribute To Dio In Time Magazine

JACK BLACK has marked the one-week anniversary of RONNIE JAMES DIO's death by paying tribute to his rock idol.The funnyman reveals Dio was among the inspirations behind his rock act Tenacious D, and he once...

Jason Segal In Next Muppet Movie

Jason Segal has signed up to the next 'Muppets' movie. The 30-year-old actor will play the human lead in the puppet story, which is to be directed by James Bobin - who has previously worked...

Black Wants To Be A Ghostbuster

JACK BLACK is desperate to star in the new GHOSTBUSTERS sequel and lobbied original star HAROLD RAMIS when the pair worked together on new movie YEAR ONE.After directing Black in the neanderthal comedy, Ramis is...

Black Quits Writing After Tenacious D Movie Flopped

JACK BLACK abandoned his dream of becoming a successful Hollywood screenwriter after his debut movie TENACIOUS D: IN THE PICK OF DESTINY flopped. The film funnyman put pen to paper to write a big screen story...

James Corden 'Chuffed' At Gavin And Stacey Us Reception

Gavin and Stacey actor James Corden has admitted his delight at US television critics praising the BBC sitcom.Speaking at the press conference for his new comedy/horror film Lesbian Vampire Killers, the 30-year-old said he was...

By on 19 March 2009

Tropic Thunder Storming To Us Box Office Success

Action comedy Tropic Thunder has retained the number one spot at the US box office for the third week in a row.The Dreamworks/Paramount picture, featuring Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr and Jack Black among a...

By on 01 September 2008

Lindsay Lohan To Star Alongside Jack Black

LINDSAY LOHAN is returning to her comedic roots with a starring role in JACK BLACK's new film.The Hollywood starlet, who garnered praised for her funny turn in the cult hit MEAN GIRLS, will join Black...

By on 22 February 2008

Black + White To Play Mccartney + Elvis

JACK BLACK is the odd choice to play SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY in a new rockumentary about a country rocker who never existed. The White Stripes star Jack White will play Elvis Presley in the odd...

Gass: 'Meat Loaf Is An Ass'

TENACIOUS D rocker KYLE GASS has branded MEAT LOAF an "ass", after the heavyweight rocker refused to star in new film TENACIOUS D AND THE PICK OF DESTINY for less than $1 million (GBP510,000). GASS...

Black In A Tight Spot

JACK BLACK was horrified when the wardrobe department on new movie NACHO LIBRE handed him a pair of silk tights to wear - because they weren't nearly revealing enough. The screen funnyman, who plays an...

Black's Hoffman Rivalry

Funnyman JACK BLACK has blasted Oscar winner PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN for "stealing" his dream film roles. The SCHOOL OF ROCK star, 36, would love the chance to appear in serious Hoffman films like CAPOTE, COLD...

Black Admits Drug Rampage On King Kong Set

Hollywood actor JACK BLACK has confessed to partaking in an alcohol and drug-fuelled "rampage" while filming blockbuster KING KONG in New Zealand. Black, whose wife TANYA HADEN gave birth to the couple's first child in...

Nacho Libre Director Got Spanish Skills From Monks

Director JARED HESS gained the Spanish skills he needed to direct Mexican wrestling film NACHO LIBRE by spending two years in a Mormon missionary in Venezuela. The NAPOLEON DYNAMITE director shot his new film, which...

Jack Black Finds Chubby Stunt Double In The Office

JACK BLACK turned a humble office assistant into an unlikely hero on the set of new comedy NACHO LIBRE when he couldn't find a portly stuntman to double for him. The SCHOOL OF ROCK star...

Black's Scrabble Addiction

JACK BLACK has been forced to delay the release of TENACIOUS D's new album, after becoming addicted to internet Scrabble. The actor/singer admits he has wasted valuable recording time fixed to the computer screen beating...

Jack Black's Sex Cult Confession

KING KONG star JACK BLACK has revealed he grew up in a bizarre sex cult after his parents attempted to save their marriage by signing up. The funnyman tells style magazine GQ that he...

Law Eyes Diaz In New Movie

JUDE LAW is set to vie CAMERON DIAZ's heart, after signing up to star in the upcoming comedy HOLIDAY. The British actor, who recently reconciled with his ALFIE costar SIENNA MILLER after cheating on...

Black Reveals Troubled Childhood

Hollywood funnyman JACK BLACK was such a hellraising teenager, his parents were forced to withdraw him from school. The SCHOOL OF ROCK star admits to a string of behavioural problems as a young student,...

Dreamworks Boss Stuns Cannes With Stiller Comedy Apology

DREAMWORKS boss JEFFREY KATZENBERG stunned the press at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL - by apologising for critically-panned BEN STILLER comedy ENVY. The studio head was attending the French event to introduced upcoming animation SHARK...

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