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As a kid I recall this double-feature being released to theatres and even then I thought it was a particularly "odd couple." The film adaptation of Neil Simon's put on a "double-bill" with the adaptation of Ira Levin's Rosemary's Baby (like OC, also subject of a current remake, in this... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at oddcouple
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Tonight - April 15, 2014 - is the night that the new version of The Odd Couple is taping. One would assume that CBS will announce within the next six weeks or so whether or not the show will go to series. In the meantime, actress Georgia King has tweeted... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at oddcouple
Anyone doubting Matthew Perry's long-standing love for The Odd Couple should check out this pre-credits sequence for an episode of Friends in which the gang, hanging out at Central Perk, break into Neal Hefti's theme for The Odd Couple. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at oddcouple
From YouTube user The KristoBald: "A tribute to The Odd Couple performers, both from the classic 1968 movie and the wonderful series of the 70's : Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau, Tony Randall and Jack Klugman. They all were extremely talented and funny, bringing to life the characters of Felix... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at oddcouple
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Between 10 and 11 Eastern time, Me-TV will be showing two episodes of the Jack Klugman/Tony Randall version of The Odd Couple: "Oscar's Birthday" and "Password" (a truly classic installment). Taken from ye editor's 25th Anniversary Odd Couple Companion (published way back in 1990 and due for an update) is... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at oddcouple
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We know it's a live-action/animation hybrid, the fact that it's called Monster Trucks and that Thomas Lennon (our new Felix Unger) is joining actors Danny Glover, Holt McCallany, Amy Ryab, Lucas Till, and Jane Levy. Says Deadline.com, "Chris Wedge (Ice Age) is directing Paramount Animation‘s would-be franchise starter, which Mary... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at oddcouple
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Actor Wendell Pierce ("Teddy" in the new version of The Odd Couple) is presenting the Chris Bower documentary about Mardi Gras Indian culture, We Won't Back Down, on Saturday night April 12 at the Solomon Victory Theatre in New Orleans' National World War II Museum. In a statement, Pierce describes... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at oddcouple
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As word is awaited whether or not CBS will pick up the Matthew Perry/Thomas Lennon pilot for The Odd Couple as a series, we turn the focus back to playwright Neil Simon and the time when he first created Oscar Madison and Felix Unger for the Broadway stage in 1965.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at oddcouple
From TMZ.com: "Where did he get this bone? Why is he doing it? WE DON'T KNOW! But the Reno 911 [hey, don't forget The Odd Couple] star definitely gave us some interesting perspective while eating it." Needless to say, Felix Unger would never behave in so barbaric a manner. Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at oddcouple
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Forget Tax Day — this year April 15th is Odd Couple Day! The studio is "sold out," but CBS has announced that taping of The Odd Couple will be taking place on Tuesday, April 15 at 6:00 PT at CBS Studio Center, Studio City, CA. They describe the pilot as... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at oddcouple
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From The Hollywood Reporter: "With Europe recovering financially, U.S. networks demanding programming as never before and VOD booming, it's a great time to be in the television production business. But whether the genre is drama, comedy or reality, TV remains a hit-driven medium, and international small-screen hits are made at... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at oddcouple
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LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR: From North Carolina's trtribune.com - "On Thursday, Flat Rock Playhouse begins its run of the classic Neil Simon comedy, Laughter on the 23rd Floor. Inspired by Simon’s early career experience as a junior writer for Your Show of Shows, the play focuses on Max Prince,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at oddcouple
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FROM SUPERHEROHYPE.COM: "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is currently filming in New Orleans and is only a year away from its release. Previously the only image we've seen from the sequel is of Andy Serkis as Caesar on a horse confronting a group of human survivors. Now, one... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2013 at ApeCentral
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According to Variety, actor Jocko Sims (Dreamgirls, Jardhead, Franklin & Bash, Emily Owens M.D.) was added to the cast of Matt Reeves' Dawn of the Planeet of the Apes, which is, of course, the sequel to 2011's Rise of the Planet of the Apes, which successfully rebooted the classic film... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2013 at ApeCentral
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FROM CANADA.COM: Even though planned filming in the Campbell River area for the new Planet of the Apes movie was cancelled, there were still significant economic benefits for the city. Joan Miller, of the Vancouver Island North InFilm Film Commission, said scouting trips by the company created many hotel stays,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2013 at ApeCentral
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FROM ONLOCATIONVACATIONS.COM: "The Rise of the Planet of the Apes sequel, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, will spend most of the summer shooting in New Orleans, but first they’re spending a few weeks in Vancouver, where the majority of the first movie was filmed. The project, which focuses... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2013 at ApeCentral
Alright, we don't even have an explanation of this video, just get ready to party Apes style. Benny Benassi Presents the Biz (Fan Video... by bradonio Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2013 at ApeCentral
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From the Daily Mail: His performance as Caesar in Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes received critical acclaim, earning him nominations from associations which do not usually recognise performance capture as real acting. And by the looks of the latest images from the set for the sequel, Dawn Of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2013 at ApeCentral
From ReelFilmNews.com: "Brandon Troy sits down with legendary designer Bill Creber, Art Director on the original Planet of the Apes! In the interview, Creber talks about his work on the original film and how visual effects have evolved since that time." Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2013 at ApeCentral
In this wonderful trip back through time, Roddy McDowall makes a very funny appearance in full Apes make-up on The Carol Burnett Show. Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2013 at ApeCentral
This TV commercial for DirectTV had the late Michael Clarke Duncan reprising his role from Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes. Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2013 at ApeCentral
Matt Reeves' Dawn of the Planet of the Apes will be shooting in Vancouver, and what follows is a recent TV news report on that subject. Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2013 at ApeCentral
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Vulture broke the news that actress Judy Greer, who has often been seen on the big screen serving as best friend to actresses such as Jennifer Aniston and Katherine Heigl, will portray Caesar's love interest, Cornelia, in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Says the actress, "For so long... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2013 at ApeCentral
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According to Variety, actress Keri Russell - who stars in FX's just-renewed The Americans - has been signed for Matt Reeves' Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Says the site, " Additional details about Russell’s character were not immediately available. The casting represents a reunion for Russell and Reeves... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2013 at ApeCentral
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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Gary Oldman (Harry Potter, the Dark Knight trilogy) is the latest actor cast in Matt Reeves' Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Points out the story, "While much of the plot is being kept under lock and key, but it is set 15 years... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2013 at ApeCentral