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October 16, 2013 |
Before Wes Anderson directed his first feature film, he'd hang out at an eclectic coffee shop in Dallas where he met a 70-something yoga teacher - Kumar Pallana - who was like a one-man Ed Sullivan variety show. To entertain customers in the cafe owned by his son, Pallana would juggle, do magic tricks and perform a vaudeville staple: plate spinning. Anderson and his buddy, actor-writer Owen Wilson, made Pallana an offer. "They said they were shooting a movie and 'Are you interested in being in it?
October 10, 2013 |
Owen Wilson is expecting his second child! "The Internship" actor is expecting the baby with personal trainer Caroline Lindqvist, Wilson's rep confirmed The Times Thursday. The rep for the actor, who is already father to a little boy named Robert Ford, 2, with ex-girlfriend Jade Duell, declined to address any further details about the pregnancy. Wilson, 44, and Lindqvist, 41, reportedly met in 2003 when she was working as his personal trainer and stayed close over the years, the New York Daily News reported . However, the two are not together and Lindqvist, 41, filed for divorce in May from her plastic surgeon ex-husband, Ritu Chopra, whom she married in 2004, Us Weekly reported . PHOTOS: The Hollywood baby boom Regardless of their relationship status, the "Wedding Crashers" star is reportedly on board with being there for her and the baby.
June 6, 2013 |
This weekend, "The Internship" may become the latest star-driven movie to get beaten by a lower-wattage production. The comedy, which stars Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, appears set to follow in the footsteps of Will Smith's "After Earth," which last weekend failed to attract more moviegoers than its far less high-profile competition "Now You See Me. " According to those who have seen pre-release audience surveys, "The Internship" will probably...
June 5, 2013 |
When Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson crashed weddings with such crazy success in 2005, they wanted to get laid. Older and not particularly wiser in "The Internship," the guys now want to get jobs. That's funny. Unfortunately, the comedy is linked to some new-age nonsense about old-school guys finally catching up with the Internet age. It's a one-liner forged into a two-hour joke. At stake is a much-coveted summer internship at Google that could lead to a full-time gig. This sets up a fish-out-water tale with the 40-something goofballs essentially thrown into a school ruled by young nerd geniuses.
June 1, 2013 |
SAN FRANCISCO - As soon as the credits rolled on "The Internship," Rachel Kang, a 20-year-old UC Berkeley sophomore from Torrance, headed straight back to her apartment to Google jobs at Google Inc. "I have always loved Google. I think everyone does. The movie just cemented my appreciation even more," Kang said after seeing a sneak preview of the film last month. "I do think a lot of people will be even more drawn to the company than they are now. " That's just what Google wants to hear.
May 25, 2013 |
Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson may be the big names in the new comedy "The Internship," but the real star of the film is Google. The company campus in Mountain View, Calif., is the setting for the movie in which Vaughn and Wilson play down-on-their-luck watch salesmen searching for a second chance as Silicon Valley interns. Google lent its brand to the 20th Century Fox movie and let the production film two days on-site without charging location or licensing fees. PHOTOS: Hollywood backlot moments Brainy staffers took on roles as extras (co-founder Sergey Brin appears twice, once wearing green neon slippers and riding an elliptical bike)