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Here's some good news for old-time fans of The Odd Couple: Garry Marshall, who produced the classic Jack Klugman/Tony Randall 1970-75 TV series, is serving as a creative consultant on the new Matthew Perry/Thomas Lennon version that debuts February 19, 2015. This excerpt from a Deadline interview by Jeremy Gerard... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at oddcouple
Celeb Secrets 4 U has uploaded this YouTube video interview with actress Yvette Nicole Brown, who discusses a number of subjects, including her co-starring role on The Odd Couple. Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2014 at oddcouple
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JoBlo.com posted an interview with director Matt Reeves regarding the Planet of the Apes franchise. At one point he discusses the third Apes film scheduled for 2016 and his thoughts on possibly remaking the 1968 original. "Mark Bomback and I are working on the next story, and I have to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at ApeCentral
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Deadline reports that The Odd Couple will be making its debut on February 19th, and that CBS is doing everything it can to make sure that the Matthew Perry/Thomas Lennon starrer can reach as wide an audience as possible. Says the site, "2.5 Men will end its 12-season run with... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at oddcouple
Toby Kebbell created a villain for the ages with his portrayal of Koba in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes - find out how in this behind the scenes footage. Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at ApeCentral
In case you missed it, check out this odd animated version of Planet of the Apes from Stan Lee's Bad Days. Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at ApeCentral
YouTube user Emarae is offering up a pair of videos that take a close up look at the NECA classic Planet of the Apes figures. Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at ApeCentral
From Collider.com: "With Matt Reeves' Dawn of the Planet of the Apes arriving on Blu-ray/DVD December 2, I was recently able to sit down with the busy director to talk about the film. As I've said again and again, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is easily one of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at ApeCentral
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 Nov 21, 2014 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 Nov 20, 2014 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 Nov 20, 2014 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 Nov 19, 2014 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 Nov 17, 2014 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 Nov 17, 2014 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 Nov 16, 2014 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