Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the co-directors on "21 Jump Street," have just accepted the assignment of helming the second installment, which'll send Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) off to college — or, as Captain Dickson (Ice Cube) phrased it, the place where those two cowboys will be allowed to "drink booze, smoke weed with kids, and f**k anything with a big ass in jeans with low self-esteem." Get More »
Nostalgia is a funny thing. There's a very fine line between honoring characters, toys, cartoons and movies from the past and exploiting them. So every time a high-profile remake or relaunch comes along, whether it's "Transformers," "Star Wars" or "The A-Team," fans around the country hold their breath. Is it going to be good or is it going to crap all over your childhood again? Get More »
What happens when a movie that cost about five bucks to produce takes in over $21 million at the box office over its opening weekend? That movie gets a sequel, of course -- and the second phase of "Project X" has already commenced with deployment, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Get More »
UPDATE: Sony Pictures confirms that Channing Tatum, along with Jonah Hill, will be starring in a modern film adaptation of "21 Jump Street."
Is Channing Tatum the next Johnny Depp?
The "Step Up" star is the top contender for the lead role in "21 Jump Street," reports Deadline.
The film is based on the 1987 television series of the same name, whcih followed a group of baby-faced undercover cops who disguised themselves as high school students to weed out trouble. Depp famously launched his career playing one of those NARCs. Get More »