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It's come to this. The two most public figures of hedonistic excess and hurricane-level character destruction, meeting at last to decide who will have the better future film career based solely on their past shenanigans.
They appear together in the fifth installment of the "Scary Movie" franchise, debuting this Friday, and by all accounts, their time on set together was nothing but peaceful. But that ends today, folks. It ends now.
One used to take us for a wild ride down Know Your Role Boulevard and Jabroni Drive before he checked us in at the Smackdown Hotel. The other is cast in Susan Sarandon movies.
One had his own theme music that strangers sang along to as he entered various American arenas. The other pretends to race cars with Vin Diesel.
One frequently knocked out his scantily-clad colleagues by landing on them with his elbow. The other has probably never done that ... at least not in any kind of official capacity. Get More »
Young Jason Bateman was born on January 14, 1969, and soon thereafter arrived on the scene as a child actor in "Little House on the Prairie" in the early '80s. He went on to star in other relatively nondescript TV movies and shows before ultimately landing the role of Michael Bluth, the everyman trapped by the absurdity of his ridiculous family in Fox's (now Netflix's) cherished "Arrested Development." Get More »
And let's be honest; Bella paved the way for Katniss. Before "Twilight," the biggest thing in book-to-film phenoms was "Harry Potter" and before that, it was "Lord of the Rings." Boy leads abounded.
So, the world was caught off-guard when a seemingly chick-centric flick took such a mighty box office bite. Studios scrambled to nab the "next big thing" in this – pardon the pun – arena, and whaddya know: Here comes Suzanne Collins with a Stephenie Meyer-praised trilogy, equipped with a strong she-protagonist, millions of fans deep and perfectly ripe for film translation.
No more doubts about the success potential of a literary heroine lead. Get More »