IGN.com — Quick to capitalize on the phenomenal success of The LEGO movie, Warner Brothers has already announced a May 26, 2017 release date for The LEGO Movie 2. Jared Stern and Michelle Morgan are set to pen the script, with The LEGO Movie’s Dan Lin and Roy Lee returning to produce.
“Chris McKay is taking over the reigns and he’s such a brilliant guy, but Phil and Chris are definitely still involved,” Arnett said when asked if he had any hesitation about moving forward with the franchise without Miller and Lord in the director’s chairs. “It’s such a great team overall. Obviously those are brilliant guys and I just love them to death, so I have the utmost confidence.”
Arnett’s Batman was a particular treat for comic fans. The film seemed to capture the essence of what is amazing about Batman while making some loving and hilarious jabs at his darkness. Where can the character go from here, though?
“What was fun about the first film was playing with the idea of Batman being Batman,” Arnett reflected. “Now we can start to get down to what sort of makes him tick. And I like to see a little lighter side of Batman too, see him having fun.”
WKRQ.com – Will Arnett says Megan Fox is a “kick-a*s” in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
The Canadian actor plays camera-man Vernon Fenwick in the upcoming action film. His character works alongside Megan’s alter ego April O’Neil, a TV reporter who documents the antics of the crime-fighting turtles. Will was impressed with the brunette beauty’s skills on set and enjoyed their scenes together. “She’s a kick-a** April. Megan did such a great job. There are some great sequences that she has and that we both have together that are really high octane where we’re fighting all sorts of bad dudes,” he explained to IGN.
Vernon first appeared in the original TV program version of the franchise, which began in 1987. Will enjoyed breathing new life into the cameraman and being able to give him more of an edge in the film. “Originally, in the series, Vern was kind of grouchy and kind of a heel. We took a little bit of liberty with that attitude. He’s still Vern Fenwick, who’s a video guy, which really was a thing that helped us to tell the story we wanted to tell in the way we wanted to tell it. It was important the he an April work together, so instead of having him be a heel, he’s a little more flippant,” he explained.
“He’s kind of seen action, he’s done a lot of stuff. He wants to now just kind of coast. He’s happy with his job and he doesn’t want anything to get too crazy, and then as everything starts going nuts he just doesn’t want to get dragged into it. That’s the only kind of shade that’s similar.”
The hilarious Will Arnett hangs out with Chris and Matt to talk about what they would do with a billion dollars, his new show The Millers on CBS, the importance of having a good editor, and French-Canadian swear words! If you haven’t listened to it, you should definitely check it out HERE! It’s HILARIOUS and worth every second!
Watch The Millers on CBS Thursdays at 8:30pm!
LooktotheStars.org – The entertainment industry will join together alongside host Will Arnett, for the 3rd Annual Reel Stories, Real Lives (RSRL) event benefiting MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund).
The evening will celebrate the Next Generation of entertainment industry leaders, and share the extraordinary stories of those who have benefited from the services provided by the MPTF.
Casey Affleck, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anne Hathaway, Andy Samberg and more, will read powerful stories of industry members who have benefitted from MPTF’s services over the years, written by some of Hollywood’s leading feature and television writers including Scott Cooper, M.A. Fortin & Joshua John Miller, Michael Green, Karey Kirkpatrick & Steve Hickner, and John Krasinski.
The evening is generously supported by Delta Air Lines. For 90 years, MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund) has served as a beacon of hope for entertainment industry members in their time of need. As a charitable organization, the MPTF provides financial assistance and services essential to the wellbeing of the community and is a leader in the development and implementation of services and programs for seniors and those who care for them. MPTF is supported by the generosity of corporate donors and fellow entertainment industry members who contribute their time and money because they believe in the critical importance of Hollywood Helping Hollywood. Find out more here!
WHEN: Saturday, April 5, 2014
Arrivals: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
WHERE: MILK Studios Hollywood
855 N. Cahuenga Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Catch Will Arnett in the first trailer for “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle”‘s below! TMNT will release in theaters on August 8, 2014.
The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April O’Neil (Megan Fox) and her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick (Will Arnett) to save the city and unravel Shredder’s diabolical plan.