Adam McKay

3 Stories

Jennifer Lawrence to Play Disgraced Biotech Boss

She's signed on for Theranos movie

(Newser) - It could be a blood-testing blockbuster: Jennifer Lawrence has signed on to play 32-year-old biotech startup founder Elizabeth Holmes in a movie about the wild ride of Theranos, Deadline reports. The company, which claimed it could test blood with a single finger prick , recently saw its value plummet from $9... More »

The Other Guys: Summer's Best Comedy

Even if you don't like Will Ferrell, you'll laugh

(Newser) - Despite a few reviewers who think it’s basically an extended Saturday Night Live sketch, The Other Guys snagged a high score on the Tomatometer —and some are calling the Will Ferrell/Mark Wahlberg cop comedy the funniest movie of 2010:
  • If you’re tired of Ferrell's typical “clueless
... More »

Movie-Biz Insiders Worth Following on Twitter

(Newser) - Though movie stars are the most publicized of Hollywood's Twitterati, fans can get some real insider dirt from directors and producers using the site, too. Mashable runs down 20 who Tweet often, and honestly:
  • @Jon_Favreau is ... Jon Favreau: The Iron Man director's "Tweets don’t reek of continual self-promotion,
... More »

3 Stories