Paramount’s ‘Monster Trucks’ Adds Barry Pepper

By | Monday April 14, 2014 @ 7:00pm PDT

barrypepperParamount’s 2015 live-action animation hybrid pic Monster Trucks has cast Emmy-winner Barry Pepper (Saving Private Ryan, True Grit) in a role that the studio’s keeping under wraps. Pepper, who next appears in Focus Features’ Kill The MessengerRead More »

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Thomas Lennon Straps In For Paramount’s ‘Monster Trucks’

By | Thursday April 10, 2014 @ 1:26pm PDT

Thomas Lennon Monster TrucksEXCLUSIVE: Thomas Lennon has joined the cast of Paramount’s Monster Trucks, the live-action/animation hybrid also starring Danny Glover, Jane Levy, Amy Ryan, Lucas Till, and Holt McCallany. Chris Wedge (Ice Age) is directing Paramount Animation‘s would-be franchise starter, which Mary Parent is producing. Plot details on the original script by Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger and Derek Connolly are under wraps, but Lennon’s is a “significant” role. Filming begins this month ahead of a May 29, 2015, debut. Actor, writer, producer, and director Lennon currently exec produces Comedy Central’s social media-fueled @midnight with partner Robert Ben Garant, with whom he co-created the network’s cop satire Reno 911! and MTV’s The State. The pair also scripted comedy features The Pacifier, Let’s Go To Prison, and the Night at the Museum pics starring Ben Stiller, and wrote and directed the 2013 comedy Hell Baby. Read More »

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Holt McCallany Revs Up Villainous Role In Paramount’s ‘Monster Trucks’

By | Wednesday March 26, 2014 @ 3:44pm PDT

Holt McCallany mugEXCLUSIVE: The actor has booked a baddie gig in the hybrid live-action/CGI pic. Holt McCallany is joining Lucas Till, Amy Ryan and Jane Levy in Paramount Animation’s Monster Trucks for director Chris Wedge (Epic, Ice Age). … Read More »

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Amy Ryan Gears Up For ‘Monster Trucks’; Blake Jenner Creeps Into ‘Crawlspace;’ Pablo Larrain Helms ‘Scarface’

By | Monday March 24, 2014 @ 7:53pm PDT

Amy RyanAmy Ryan has landed a role in Paramount’s live-action/CGI hybrid Monster Trucks. Plot details for director Chris Wedge’s film are being kept under wraps, but Ryan will play a the single mom trying to make ends meet while … Read More »

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TOLDJA! Paramount Sets Date For ‘Monster Trucks’ & ‘SpongeBob’ Movies

By | Thursday August 1, 2013 @ 1:37pm PDT

Nikki Finke scooped last night that Paramount Animation is working up a live action/computer animation feature and potential franchise based on monster trucks. Ice Age helmer and Blue Sky Studios Chris Wedge is in final talks to direct the … Read More »

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Paramount Animation Plans ‘Monster Trucks’ Live Action-Toon Franchise: In Final Talks With Blue Sky’s Chris Wedge To Direct

By | Wednesday July 31, 2013 @ 9:50pm PDT

Related: TOLDJA! Paramount Sets Date For ‘Monster Trucks’ & ‘SpongeBob’ Movies

EXCLUSIVE: Who hasn’t seen boys big and small intently watching monster trucks do their stuff? I’ve … Read More »

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