Sean Penn is going to be a Stooge.
Fresh off his second Oscar win and 20-plus years of dark and dramatic roles, Sean Penn is returning to his comedic roots (remember, he was once the stoner surfer Spicoli in Fast Times at Ridgemont High) by joining the Farrelly brothers' Three Stooges project, Variety reports.
Penn will play ...
Nyuk, nyuk, nyuk.
MGM has breathed new life into Peter and Bobby Farrelly's Three Stooges pet project, one that the duo had been working on with Warner Bros. for nearly five years. According to Variety, the Farrellys will polish the original script they wrote with Michael Cerrone and direct the film, which is set for a Nov. 20, 2009, release.
Peter Farrelly said he and his brother will make sure the flick ...
Speaking of drowsy athletes hitting a vaulting horse at top speed, 1978's Faces of Death, which purported to depict actual human and animal deaths, is being resurrected as a low-budget horror flick.... Also per the Hollywood Reporter, Will Farrell and Woody Harrelson are teaming for Semi-Pro, a comedy about the final season of the now-defunct American Basketball Association.... The Farrelly Brothers are directing Baster, a romantic comedy about a woman's longing for a baby.... Per Variety, infamous filmmaker Roman Polanski will cameo as a French police officer who harasses Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan in Rush Hour 3.
Question: A while back, I saw a preview for a movie with Johnny Knoxville in which he's confessing to a priest and his confessions are so bad the priest kicks him out of the church. I haven't heard about it since, but would love to know the title.
Answer: I haven't seen the trailer to which you're referring, but Johnny Knoxville has two completed movies kicking around, one awaiting a belated release and the other playing theaters on a regional basis. The Ringer, a broad comedy directed by Barry Blaustein and executive produced by Bobby and Peter Farrelly, stars Knoxville as an all-around failure who comes up with