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John C. Reilly Delivers Dewey Cox at Chicago’s Cubby Bear For ‘Walk Hard’

John C. Reilly as Dewey Cox in Chicago

We reported on Wednesday that man-of-many-faces John C. Reilly would be performing in character as Dewey Cox on Thursday in Chicago to pump his upcoming film “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story”.

Still Image, New Details Surface on Straight-to-Video Batman Anime

The Dark Knight anime

If there’s anything we’ve come to expect from “The Dark Knight” and the franchise lately, it’s these two words: always more.

On Nov. 30, I mentioned that Wizard’s 2008 movie spectacular magazine was hitting comic stores on Dec. 5 and newsstands on Dec. 18. On Wednesday, we learned more about a straight-to-video Batman anime story and saw a new still image to tease it.

Interview, Part Two: Why Hollywood’s Addicted to ‘Juno’ Scribe Diablo Cody, Star Ellen Page

Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody

Editor’s note: This interview contains explicit language.
This is part two of this interview. Part one is here.

CHICAGO – The sale of Diablo Cody’s “Juno” script has become the opening of her career can of worms.

News You Need: ‘Enemies’ in Chicago, NBR Awards ‘Old Men,’ Filming ‘Freakonomics’

Javier Bardem in No Country For Old Men

Mann to Ambush Depp Outside the Biograph: Michael Mann and Johnny Depp have agreed to film “Public Enemies”. It’ll be a Chicago-based film about Depression-era gangsters set in 1933 to 1934.

Universal Pictures Pushes Back ‘Wanted’ Release Date From Spring to Summer 2008

Angelina Jolie in Wanted

Universal Pictures announced on Wednesday it is pushing back the release date of the hotly anticipated film “Wanted,” which has filmed in Chicago, from the spring to the summer of 2008.

John C. Reilly to Perform in Chicago in Character For ‘Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story’

The poster for Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

John C. Reilly will perform in Chicago on Thursday at the Cubby Bear (1059 W. Addison) by Wrigley Field in character to pump “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story”. The Chicago native stars as Dewey Cox in the film from “Superbad” and “Knocked Up” talent Judd Apatow.

Whoops: Will Smith Spoils ‘I Am Legend’ Ending in Tokyo; Leak Locked Down

Will Smith in I Am Legend

A-list actor Will Smith wasn’t sporting his A-game on Tuesday when he revealed the ending to “I Am Legend” to press in Tokyo.

WeAreTheAnswer.org Dispatches New ‘The Dark Knight’ Message

The Dark Knight

At 4:42 p.m. on Tuesday, I received a new e-mail from WeAreTheAnswer.org for “The Dark Knight” viral marketing.

New WhySoSerious.com Page at /steprightup Unveils Final ‘The Dark Knight’ Challenge

WhySoSerious.com poster from The Dark Knight

Following our Dec. 3 post about a new WhySoSerious.com challenge at www.whysoserious.com/steprightup, the countdown has come to an end and the final challenge has been unveiled.

Free Advance-Screening Passes For ‘The Golden Compass,’ ‘Sweeney Todd,’ ‘The Bucket List’

Johnny Depp and Alan Rickman in Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Free advance-screening movie passes. No catch.

Just click the link and RSVP. This week, we have passes for “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” “The Golden Compass,” “The Bucket List,” “I Am Legend,” “Atonement,” “Revolver,” “Margot at the Wedding” and “The Amateurs”.

First Five Minutes For ‘The Golden Compass’ Surface on Yahoo! in HD

Nicole Kidman in The Golden Compass

The first five minutes to “The Golden Compass” just surfaced on Yahoo! in HD. The film opens nationwide on Dec. 8.

‘Star Wars’ Producer George Lucas to Speak in Chicago on Monday

Samuel L. Jackson (left) and George Lucas on the set of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Legendary writer, director, editor and producer George Lucas (“Star Wars”) will speak in Chicago on Monday night before a business crowd at the Economic Club of Chicago. Lucas will be joined by Ariel Capital Management President Mellody Hobson.

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  • It's NOT ALL About You John Michael

    CHICAGO – John Michael epitomizes the art of the monologue. The Chicago transplant, by way of Dallas, is moving on (he says temporarily) from the city that inspired his last show, “Meatball Seance,” after notorious and successful runs of his other one-man shows, “John Michael and the Order of the Penix” and “Dementia Me.” His farewell performance is his latest, another laugh riot, “It’s NOT ALL About You John Michael,” and will take place at Mary’s Attic in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood on March 1st, 2019. Click here for details, including ticket information.

  • Soccer Player in the Closet, The 2

    CHICAGO – Connecting to the theater collective Nothing Without a Company means a couple of things. One, you may visit parts of Chicago you’ve never seen before – in this case a plant store in an industrial area south of Humboldt Park – and two, you will see some daring and outside-the-box stagings. “The Soccer Player in the Closet” is their latest production – a World Premiere – and it provides what the title implies and beyond. The play runs through March 17th, 2019. Click here for more details, including ticket information.

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