- Entertainment WeeklyJul 20 01:34 PM
Jenny Slate will co-star alongside Jack Black in the upcoming independent comedy The Polka King , EW has confirmed. The duo behind Infinitely Polar Bear , Maya Forbes and Wally Wolodarsky, will write and direct the film, which isÂ based on the documentary...
- Entertainment WeeklyJul 27 11:28 AM
Short doc includes Hillary Clinton, Sigourney Weaver, Jack Black, America Ferrera, and more
- Deadline HollywoodJul 18 03:27 PM
EXCLUSIVE: The dance card for the Jack Black comedy The Polka King just got longer with Saturday Night Live ‘s Vanessa Bayer , Curb Your Enthusiasm ‘s J.B. Smoove and Hawaii Five-O ‘s Willie Garson boarding the project. The news follows after Deadline broke exclusively last week that Jason Schwartzman and Oscar nominee Jacki Weaver are also set to star alongside Black who is not only headlining...
- Seattle TimesJul 27 02:17 PM
Actresses Angela Bassett and Sigourney Weaver, “Empire” producer Lee Daniels and rocker Lenny Kravitz are providing the celebrity power Wednesday on Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention. Weaver will introduce a climate-change film by director James Cameron, “Not Reality TV,” featuring Jack Black, Don Cheadle, America Ferrera and the party’s presidential nominee herself, Hillary […]
- ABC 6 ProvidenceJul 20 03:22 PM
By: Liz Tufts firstname.lastname@example.org Rhode Island is once again a back drop for a movie. A new film starring Jack Black is being shot at several locations this summer. On Wednesday, part of the movie was being filmed inside the Rhodes On The Pawtuxet in Cranston. "The Polka King" is a true story about a polka singer from Pennsylvania turned con–man, who was able to trick an entire town out of ...
- ContactmusicJul 19 05:39 AM
Willie Garson , J.B. Smoove and Vanessa Bayer are to star in Jack Black 's 'The Polka King', based on the Joshua Brown and John Mikulak documentary, 'The Man Who Would be Polka King'.
- Deadline HollywoodJul 14 07:43 AM
EXCLUSIVE: Jacki Weaver and Jason Schwartzman are set to join Jack Black in The Man Who Would Be Polka King . The feature project is based on Joshua Brown and John Mikulak's 2009 documentary, which follows the rise and fall of Jan Lewan, a Pennsylvania polka sensation who unwittingly brought a town to its knees in a Ponzi scheme. Maya Forbes and Wally Wolodarsky ( Infinitely Polar Bear ) write ...
Jason Schwartzman and Jacki Weaver Join Jack Black’s Quest to Play Every Small-Town Weirdo in America in The Man Who ...VultureJul 14 09:23 AM
Got any offbeat oddballs in your municipality, hamlet, or village? Perhaps a friendly choir teacher with a deranged secret, or a kindhearted dogcatcher secretly operating a heroin ring? Well, if so, please send all relevant details to Jack Black, so he might portray them in a feature film. Deadline reports ... More »
- Beaumont EnterpriseJul 27 12:43 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The kid band at the heart of the Broadway musical "School of Rock" got a surprise guest during rehearsal — Guns N' Roses star Slash. The musical stays close to the plot of the Jack Black-led 2003 film, in which a wannabe rocker enlists his fifth-graders to form a rock group and conquer the Battle of the Bands.
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- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 27 07:12 PM
Lee Daniels, the co-creator of TV's "Empire," spoke passionately of his own family's struggles as he endorsed Hillary Clinton Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention, calling her a true advocate for victims of gun violence who can help turn "their heartache into action."
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