In 2008, he co-starred with Will Smith and Charlize Theron in the superhero film Hancock. Bateman's 2009 films included Extract, written and directed by Mike Judge, and Couples Retreat, reuniting with Vaughn in a comedy chronicling four couples who partake in therapy sessions at a tropical island resort (Kristen Bell played his wife). In 2010, he starred in The Switch, a romantic comedy, with Jennifer Aniston. In 2011, he played the role of Special Agent Zoil in the comedy Paul, and starred in Horrible Bosses and The Change-Up. In March 2012, Mansome, Bateman's first executive producer credit with Will Arnett, was announced as a Spotlight selection for the Tribeca Film Festival.
The 35th Saturn Awards, honoring the best in science fiction, fantasy and horror film and television in 2008 were presented on June 25, 2009 in Burbank, California. Below is a complete list of nominees and winners. Winners are highlighted in boldface. *Jeffrey Katzenberg for advancing 3D film presentation. *Lance Henriksen *Leonard Nimoy * The Official Saturn Awards Site
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Berg’s film Hancock, starring Will Smith, Charlize Theron and Jason Bateman, was one of the highest grossing films of 2008. Berg directed the Hulu.com commercial featuring Alec Baldwin, which both The New York Times and Time magazine named best spot of Super Bowl XLIII. In 2009, Berg directed a two-hour pilot movie for a Fox television series Virtuality. Even though the show was not picked up for a full season, the pilot was released on DVD exclusively through Best Buy. Berg also directed the ESPN documentary "Kings Ransom" in 2009. Berg also wrote the film The Losers (2010).
The year 2008 involved many major movie events. Its highest-grossing films included Kung Fu Panda, The Dark Knight, WALL-E and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
MannMichael Mann ProductionsForward Pass Productions
Mann served as a producer with Peter Berg as director for The Kingdom and Hancock. Hancock stars Will Smith as a hard-drinking superhero who has fallen out of favor with the public and who begins to have a relationship with the wife (Charlize Theron) of a public relations expert (Jason Bateman), who is helping him to repair his image. Mann also makes a cameo appearance in the film as an executive. In the fall of 2007, Mann directed two commercials for Nike. The ad campaign "Leave Nothing" features football action scenes with former NFL players Shawne Merriman and Steven Jackson.
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In June 2008, Will Smith won a Saturn Award for Best Actor. Will Smith also won the MTV Movie Awards for Best Male Performance. Director Francis Lawrence said in 2008 that there would be a prequel and that Will Smith would be reprising his role. The plot of the film would reveal what happened to Neville before the infected took over New York. D. B. Weiss was hired to write the script, while Lawrence was in negotiations to return as director on the contingent that the story was interesting enough. Smith later discussed the premise, which would have his character and a team going from New York City to Washington, D.C., as they made their last stand against those infected with the virus.
Other awards included the Annie Award for Best Animated Feature, a MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance to Robin Williams, Saturn Awards for Best Fantasy Film, Performance by a Younger Actor to Scott Weinger and Supporting Actor to Robin Williams, the Best Animated Feature by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and four Grammy Awards, [[Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media|Best Soundtrack Album]], and Song of the Year, Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and [[Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media|Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or
Three years later, Theron starred in the superhero film Hancock with Will Smith. The film grossed over $624 million at the worldwide box office. She received a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for her role as an alcoholic writer in the comedy-drama Young Adult (2011). The following year, Theron appeared in the action adventure film Snow White and the Huntsman and Ridley Scott's science fiction film Prometheus. In 2015, she played rebel soldier Imperator Furiosa in George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road.
Tuohy, son of Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy (played by Tim McGraw and Sandra Bullock), in the 2009 film The Blind Side directed by John Lee Hancock. Head first gained popularity by playing Bo Miller, a young boy befriended by Tim Riggins on the television series Friday Night Lights. Subsequently, show creator Peter Berg cast Head in his film Hancock alongside Will Smith, Charlize Theron, and Jason Bateman. Head has also appeared in episodes of the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, MADtv, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. When he was born, he had no aorta, and blood vessels had to be adapted to temporarily replace the aorta. He had open-heart surgery at two months and again at 14 months.
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A list of American films released in 2008.
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Hancock. The Incredible Hulk. Wanted. Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight. Christian Bale, The Dark Knight. James McAvoy, Wanted. Edward Norton, The Incredible Hulk. Ron Perlman, Hellboy II: The Golden Army. Angelina Jolie, Wanted. Amy Adams, Enchanted. Selma Blair, Hellboy II: The Golden Army. Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Dark Knight. Hayden Panettiere, Heroes. Charlize Theron, Hancock. Y: The Last Man. Astonishing X-Men. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Black Dossier. Hack/Slash. The Umbrella Academy. The Walking Dead. Heath Ledger as The Joker, The Dark Knight. Tobin Bell as Jigsaw, Saw IV. Jeff Bridges as Iron Monger, Iron Man. Aaron Eckhart as Two-Face, The Dark Knight.
This is chronological list of action films originally released in the 2000s. Some films are of hybrid genres, including horror, comedy, and science fiction films; the list should attempt to document films which are more closely related to action, even if they bend genres.
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The Legend of Bagger Vance is a 2000 sports drama film directed by Robert Redford, and stars Will Smith, Matt Damon and Charlize Theron. The screenplay by Jeremy Leven is based on the 1995 book The Legend of Bagger Vance: A Novel of Golf and the Game of Life by Steven Pressfield. It takes place in the U.S. state of Georgia in 1931. The film served as the final roles of Jack Lemmon before his death the following year and Lane Smith before his death five years later.
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Faerch has a cameo appearance as a character named Michel in the 2008 Will Smith film, Hancock, where he plays a French American neighborhood boy who swears at Smith and is thrown into the sky by the titular superhero for insulting him, but falls back to earth unharmed with Hancock catching him. Faerch's other projects include the thriller Sebastian in the title role, which also features his mother; the Christmas comedy Wreck the Halls starring Mickey Rooney as Santa Claus; the short film "Suffer the Little Children", based on a story by Stephen King co-starring his mother. Faerch also performed in 2008 episodes of the TV show Pushing Daisies, as a German schoolboy.
Jazzy JeffJeff TownesJeffrey A. Townes
He took the stage name DJ Jazzy Jeff and was one half of the duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince along with Will Smith. The group received the first Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance in 1989 for "Parents Just Don't Understand", though their most successful single was "Summertime" which earned the group their second Grammy and peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100. When Smith branched out into television with the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Jazzy Jeff played a recurring character named Jazz, Smith's best friend on the show.
Marsan has appeared in numerous and varied film roles, as the main villain in the 2008 superhero film Hancock alongside Will Smith and as Inspector Lestrade in Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes. His other films include Sixty Six, Gangs of New York, 21 Grams, The Illusionist, V for Vendetta, Gangster No. 1, Miami Vice, Mission: Impossible III, I Want Candy, Vera Drake, Happy-Go-Lucky, Tyrannosaur, and Heartless. Marsan is married to Janine Schneider, a make-up artist. They have four children. Marsan won the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor, and the London Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Happy-Go-Lucky.
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He also rewrote the screenplay for the 2008 Will Smith film Hancock, which was originally written by Vincent Ngo. Gilligan made his acting debut in 2014 in "VCR Maintenance and Educational Publishing", the ninth episode of the fifth season of NBC's comedy series Community. He plays a cheesy actor hosting "Pile of Bullets", a fictional 1990s VCR-based video game. In September 2013, Sony announced that it struck a deal with CBS to produce a new television series created by Gilligan and David Shore entitled Battle Creek. Based on a script written by Gilligan ten years prior, the show follows the partnership of two police detectives who must compete with a seemingly-perfect FBI agent.
The 39th Saturn Awards, honoring the best in science fiction, fantasy and horror film and television in 2012, were held on June 26, 2013, and hosted by Wayne Brady. The awards were presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films. The seven Best Film Award categories were respectively won by The Avengers (Science Fiction), Life of Pi (Fantasy), The Cabin in the Woods (Horror or Thriller), Skyfall (Action or Adventure), Headhunters (International), Killer Joe (Independent) and Frankenweenie (Animated). The Avengers led the winners with four wins. In the television categories, Breaking Bad won three of its four nominations, including Best Television Presentation.
As of August 2014, the three costars will earn US$1 million per episode. Galecki appeared briefly in the 2008 superhero comedy Hancock, alongside Will Smith and Jason Bateman. In July 2011, he played a parody version of himself in three episodes of Entourage. He also appeared in the film In Time (2011) with Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried. On April 28, 2017, it was reported that a revival of Roseanne was in the works with most of the original cast, including Galecki, returning for the eight part mini-series. On May 16, 2017, it was confirmed that the eight episodes would air mid-season in 2018 on ABC.
The 23rd Saturn Awards, honoring the best in science fiction, fantasy and horror film and television in 1996, were held on July 23, 1997. Below is a complete list of nominees and winners. Winners are highlighted in bold. *Star Wars – For its 20th Anniversary. *Kathleen Kennedy *Billy Bob Thornton *Edward Russell * Official Website Dino De Laurentiis. John Frankenheimer. Sylvester Stallone.
The 24th Saturn Awards, honoring the best in science fiction, fantasy and horror film and television in 1997, were held on June 10, 1998. Below is a complete list of nominees and winners. Winners are highlighted in bold. * Official Website Special Award. Gods and Monsters. George Pal Memorial Award. Dean Devlin. Life Career Award. Michael Crichton. James Karen. President's Award. James Cameron. Service Award. Bradley Marcus. Kevin Marcus.
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Set in 2002, the film stars Will Smith as Dr. Bennet Omalu, a forensic pathologist who fights against the National Football League trying to suppress his research on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) brain degeneration suffered by professional football players. It also stars Alec Baldwin, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and Albert Brooks. The film premiered at AFI Fest on November 11, 2015 and was released by Columbia Pictures on December 25, 2015. The film grossed $48 million worldwide and received mixed reviews, although Smith earned a Golden Globe nomination. Steelers center Mike Webster is found dead in his pickup truck, after years of self-mutilation and homelessness.
(76th)2003The 76th Annual Academy Awards
The 76th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2003 and took place on February 29, 2004, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST. During the ceremony, AMPAS presented Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories. The ceremony, televised in the United States by ABC, was produced by Joe Roth and was directed by Louis J. Horvitz. Actor Billy Crystal hosted for the eighth time. He first presided over the 62nd ceremony held in 1990 and had last hosted the 72nd ceremony held in 2000.