Watch Jack Black Face Off Against Goosebumps' Slappy The Dummy

During the Goosebumps movie presentation at San Diego Comic-Con, Jack Black brought out the film's real star: Slappy the Dummy. Together, they did a ventriloquist routine on stage... one that didn't end well for Black. » 7/25/14 10:10am 7/25/14 10:10am

We've Seen Jack Black as R.L. Stine in the Goosebumps Movie!

We finally got a peek at the Goosebumps movie. Jack Black came to Comic-Con to talk about playing Goosebumps author R.L. Stine, and we saw his Stine battle his own monstrous creations after they had escaped from his books. » 7/24/14 1:04pm 7/24/14 1:04pm

A spooky reunion? Jack Black is in negotiations to star in the feature film adaptation of R.L. Stine's Goosebumps series. This would reunite him with Gulliver's Travels and Shark Tale director Rob Letterman. » 9/15/13 1:45pm 9/15/13 1:45pm

Shallow Hal Jordan? Read the screenplay for Green Lantern starring Jack…

You may or may not remember that Jack Black was in line to star in a comedic version of Green Lantern at one point. It turns out the unproduced screenplay is available online, and... it's not very funny. » 6/20/11 4:35pm 6/20/11 4:35pm

Gulliver's Travels will make you seasick in the cineplex

Gulliver's Travels is neither a movie nor an adaptation of Jonathan Swift's fantasy yarn. Rather, it's a cultural artifact of American pop circa 2010, an immediately dated voyage through the seas of our own cinematic feculence. » 12/28/10 12:55pm 12/28/10 12:55pm

Sorry Jack Black, not even Star Wars jokes can save Gulliver's Travels

The latest TV spot for Jack Black's Gulliver's Travels comedy is out. This time it has even more insane Star Wars jokes, but we're still not digging it. » 12/08/10 6:30am 12/08/10 6:30am

Gulliver's Travesty! New trailer reveals more wrongness, including a…

If you thought Jack Black's reimagined Gulliver's Travels would be the worst film of the year, it's time to lower your expectations. A new trailer includes a robot-induced wedgie, a flab-vs.-cannons sea fight, and a tiny Liliputian Kiss cover band. » 11/02/10 4:53pm 11/02/10 4:53pm

A robot uprising comedy from Jack Black and the director of Hot Tub…

Now that Steven Spielberg is adapting Daniel H. Wilson's Robopocalypse, another Wilson book is becoming a movie. Jack Black and Hot Tub Time Machine director Steve Pink have scooped up the rights to How To Survive A Robot Uprising. » 10/22/10 3:01pm 10/22/10 3:01pm

The Johnny Depp Doctor Who movie couldn't be worse than this...

The rumored Johnny Depp Doctor Who movie sounds horrendous enough, but just remember: It could always get worse. Just check out this new spoof that imagines what it would be like if Jack Black took the role. » 6/30/10 10:49am 6/30/10 10:49am

Gulliver's Travels trailer sets Jonathan Swift's coffin on fire

Jack Black is Lemuel Gulliver in the new retelling of Jonathan's Swift's Gulliver's Travels. The first ever trailer has been released and it's just as discouraging for the future of humanity as you'd expect. » 6/04/10 7:00am 6/04/10 7:00am

Heavy Metal Movie's Directors May Rock Your World

What kind of movie could bring together the directors of Pirates Of The Carribean, Fight Club, Terminator and Watchmen? According to producer Kevin Eastman, the answer is the upcoming Heavy Metal. » 6/08/09 6:30am 6/08/09 6:30am

Five Superhero Movies We're Glad Didn't Get Made

Click to viewWith The Dark Knight set to follow Hancock, Wanted, The Incredible Hulk and Iron Man into the theaters and hearts of cinemagoers worldwide, it seems that this really is the summer of movie superheroes. But what about Will Smith's earlier attempt to be a superhero and all the other superhero also-rans that… » 7/06/08 2:00pm 7/06/08 2:00pm

Jack Black, Wacky White Supremacist

The sequel to Be Kind, Rewind would include a socialist revolution in New Jersey, followed by a brain tumor that causes a race war, according to director Michel Gondry. Gondry, who's already working on a film about a galactic dictator based on his own son, wanted to shoot the Be Kind sequel in one hour at Sundance,… » 2/26/08 6:30am 2/26/08 6:30am

Be Kind, Rewind Is Slipstream Slapstick

Be Kind Rewind, Michel Gondry's new movie, is a thematic sequel to his best film, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind. In Eternal Sunshine, a mysterious brain-editing machine can erase your memories of a shitty relationship, leaving you free to reinvent yourself. In Be Kind Rewind, Jack Black gets magnetized and… » 2/21/08 9:00am 2/21/08 9:00am

Be Kind Rewind Opens A Hole In The Space-Time Continuum

By now you've probably seen a few commercials for Michel Gondry's Be Kind Rewind, where Jack Black accidentally magnetizes the movies in buddy Mos Def's store. They decide to create fanfilm versions of movies like Ghostbusters, Robocop, and 2001: A Space Odyssey and pass them off to unsuspecting customers. However,… » 1/29/08 4:30pm 1/29/08 4:30pm

Five Fan Films (Almost) Better Than the Real Thing

The upcoming Michael Gondry comedy starring Jack Back and Mos Def Be Kind Rewind features no-budget recreations of films like Back to the Future, 2001: A Space Odyssey, RoboCop, and Ghostbusters. In fact, their RoboCop looks better than the original film did. Jack Black really nails Peter Weller's robo-monotone. That… » 12/06/07 2:30pm 12/06/07 2:30pm

Speed Racer Will Be All Fake Except The Monkey