The Hangover 2

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Hangover II Smashes Records

It rakes in a whopping $137.4M in five days

(Newser) - Of all the awful reviews the Hangover II has racked up, Newser particularly liked this one : Dana Stevens sums it up in Slate —it’s a “blatant cash grab.” And how. The film has officially smashed a number of records, thanks to its $137.4 million five-day... More »

Hangover Hauls in Huge $86.5M Debut

Apparently audiences don't care about the awful reviews

(Newser) - Hollywood's hangover is a lot bigger the second time around. The Hangover Part II hauled in $86.5 million in its first weekend, putting Hollywood on course to set a new revenue record for the long Memorial Day weekend, according to studio estimates today. The Hangover sequel did nearly... More »

New Hangover Mind-Bogglingly Bad

Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis star in Todd Phillips' film

(Newser) - If the first Hangover was a wild party, the second is, well, the hangover. Critics are savaging the latest effort from Todd Phillips:
  • Writing in Salon , Andrew O’Hehir smacks the film’s “mind-boggling awfulness.” It’s a “clumsy, homophobic, cliché-ridden, and terminally unfunny sequel” that
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Tyson Tattoo Suit Won't Delay Hangover II

But Warner Bros will likely owe the artist a few bucks

(Newser) - Mike Tyson’s tattoo artist won't stop this weekend's release of Hangover II, notes the Hollywood Reporter . S. Victor Whitmill has sued for copyright infringement because one of the characters ends up with same tattoo Whitmill designed for the boxer. But a federal judge has ruled that it'... More »

Tyson's Tattoo Artist Sues Over Hangover II

He claims Warner Bros. violated copyright law by using it movie

(Newser) - Mike Tyson's infamous Maori-inspired tribal tattoo is back in the spotlight. Tyson's tattoo artist is suing Warner Brothers on the grounds that the studio committed "reckless copyright infringement" when it allowed the well-known marking to appear on the face of Ed Helms' character in the upcoming Hangover ... More »

Bill Clinton Films Hangover 2 Cameo

Ex-prez joins cast in Bangkok

(Newser) - The cast of The Hangover 2, who nixed a Mel Gibson cameo , welcomed Bill Clinton to filming in Bangkok over the weekend, TMZ reports. The former president, who was in Thailand to deliver a speech on clean energy, will appear in the sequel as himself in a small cameo role.... More »

Mel 'Furious' He Was Booted From Hangover 2

Former drug user Mike Tyson got a chance, after all

(Newser) - Mel Gibson isn't too happy he got axed from the Hangover 2. In fact, sources say he's "furious" at producers. "He doesn't understand why Mike Tyson, a drug user who turned his life around, was given a chance while Mel was kicked to the curb. Everybody deserves a... More »

Liam Neeson Nabs Mel's Spot in Hangover 2

Former co-star Bradley Cooper invited him to take the role

(Newser) - Hollywood's million-dollar question: Who will play the "tattoo artist in Thailand" in the Hangover 2 now that Mel Gibson got booted from role? Liam Neeson, reports Variety . A-Team co-star/Hangover hunk Bradley Cooper invited him to take the role, says Neeson. "I just got a call to do a... More »

Mel Gibson Fired From Hangover 2

Cast, crew can't stand actor

(Newser) - Mel Gibson's cameo in The Hangover 2, touted as his first step of a comeback, has been cut because the cast and crew couldn't stand working with him, TMZ reports. Gibson had been lined up to play a Bangkok tattoo artist in what one source described as a "pivotal"... More »

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