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In talking to MTV, actor Andy Serkis provided his thoughts on where the reborn Planet of the Apes film series may be going: ""It's very, very early in where we choose to drop anchor in the next film. It could be five years after the event, it could be the... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ApeCentral
From TheWrap: "Regis Philbin is a huge fan of the original film starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau, while David Letterman prefers the television version of The Odd Couple, with Tony Randall and Jack Klugman. So when Philbin got an offer to be a part of CBS's reboot, he was... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at oddcouple
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Mike Nichols, who spent a career as a film and theater director, has passed away at the age of 83. He won an Academy Award for 1967's The Graduate, and was nominated for his work on Silkwood, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf and Working Girl. He won numerous Tony Awards... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at oddcouple
The great Scott Mantz (one of the most pop culturally enthusiastic people we've ever met) conducts a career retrospective interview with actor Andy Serkis for the Screen Actors Guild. Scott, of course, is a commentator for Access Hollywood. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ApeCentral
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In writing about The Odd Couple, the Vancouver Sun opines, "The premise is as topical and socially relevant as it was when Simon’s play first opened on Broadway in 1965. Two former college buddies become unlikely roommates after the demise of their marriages. Oscar, feeling sorry for his friend, invites... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at oddcouple
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From Variety.com: Fox International Channel's Sweden has signed has signed a multi-year content deal with CBS Studios International., kicking off with “Madam Secretary” and “Scorpion.” The deal guarantees broadcast and non-linear rights of first-run series, as well as other CBS’s productions to air on the FOX channel in Sweden, which... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at oddcouple
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Filmsketchr.blogspot.com has uncovered a lost ending for 2011's Rise of the Planet of the Apes, featuring production art of Brian Cunningham. That ending, which in some ways harkens back to the ending of the original 1968 version of Planet of the Apes, is broken down in the following way: 1.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ApeCentral
It seems the Man in the Yellow Hat has gotten a little too self-assured living with his chimpanzee, Curious George. Well, in this animated short George decides to take control. Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at ApeCentral
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From Movienewsguide.com: British actor David Watson died at the age of 74. Watson was the British-American actor best known for the role of Cornelius (chimpanzee archaeologist) in the movie “Beneath the Planet of the Apes” in 1970. Read on to learn more about this story. According to thestage.co.uk, Watson passed... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at ApeCentral
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Who's an Odd Couple fan's best friend? That would have to be Yvette Nicole Brown, who continues to post great selfies from the set of the new show. Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at oddcouple
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From c21media.net: Australian broadcaster Network Ten has acquired the forthcoming US crime series CSI: Cyber and Matthew Perry sitcom The Odd Couple for its schedule in 2015. The two acquisitions will sit alongside new local programming and returning US fare including NCIS: New Orleans, Madam Secretary, Scorpion and Modern Family.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at oddcouple
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While promoting his new film The Gambler, director Rupert Wyatt also addressed the original intention he had for what would have been his follow-up to 2011's Rise of the Planet of the Apes. He also shared his feelings about Matt Reeves' take on that sequel, Dawn of the Planet of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at ApeCentral
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While promoting the Blu-ray release of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, director Matt Reeves dropped a few more clues about the coming third chapter in the new cycle of films. "We want the story to be able to connect from the human to the ape world," he says.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at ApeCentral
Director Matt Reeves recently sat down to talk about the upcoming 3rd installment of the Planet Of The Apes franchise which is scheduled to hit AMC Theatres onJuly 29th 2016. Reeves said the following: "The first one is sort of how Caesar goes from humble beginnings to becoming a revolutionary.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at ApeCentral
Because Tim Burton's 2001 remake of Planet of the Apes hasn't been beaten up on enough, we offer this video from CinemaSin called "Everything Wrong With Planet of the Apes." Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at ApeCentral
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Although Dawn of the Planet of the Apes won't be hitting Blu-ray and DVD until early December, there are already rumblings of Apes 3 which is scheduled for 2016. Of the next entry in the series, returning director Matt Reeves told The Hollywood Reporter, "What we are hoping to do... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at ApeCentral
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Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Parenthood star Lauren Graham will be guest starring on the new Odd Couple as Oscar's ex-wife. Says EW, "In this modern-day take on Neil Simon’s 1965 Broadway play, Perry stars as the easygoing Oscar Madison opposite Thomas Lennon as uptight neat freak Felix Unger. The... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2014 at oddcouple
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When she was originally signed to The Odd Couple to play the assistant to Matthew Perry's Oscar Madison, actress Yvette Nicole Brown was originally supposed to be a recurring character. Earlier this week, due to her need to be near her father to help in his "daily care," she dropped... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2014 at oddcouple
Denise did a great job on this, and, like you, I can't wait for the show to start. It sure feels like it's got hit written all over it - just so long as the scripts are strong. With Matthew and Thomas involved, we're halfway there.
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The Hollywood Reporter is featuring a new image of television's new take on The Odd Couple, Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon. Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at oddcouple
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by Denise Metcalf Just another hot Tuesday afternoon in Studio City, CA, not just because it’s 100 degrees out, but because in just a few hours I get to take part in television history. I was lucky enough to be part of the studio audience for the pilot episode of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at oddcouple
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Retired NBA All-Star player Chris Webber is guest starring on an episode of the new Odd Couple. He filmed the episode this week and then went to Instagram to post the following images taken on the set. This man needs no introduction- was cool and humble-what else should you be!!!... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at oddcouple
Okay, so it's not exactly Odd Couple news, but since our new Oscar Madison, Matthew Perry, is connected to this particular news, we're showcasing it anyway. Fans of the sitcom Friends will finally get the chance to sit and have a cup of coffee at Central Perk. To commemorate the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at oddcouple
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The Planet of the Apes/Star Trek crossover event from IDW and Boom! comics will kick off in December with the first of four installments of "The Primate Directive." IDW describes the plot of issue one as follows: “Star Trek: The hope for the best of mankind's future. Planet of the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at ApeCentral