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    Timor Bekmambetov Out, Ben Stiller Circling Director's Chair For 'The Current War'

    Perhaps the biggest surprise and news story of the day was the arrival of the trailer for Ben Stiller's "The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty." The film, which Stiller both stars in and directs, was unveiled as something much more than your everyday remake, promising something that could possibly be the ...

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    WATCH: First Trailer for Ben Stiller's Oscar Hopeful 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty'

    The first trailer for Ben Stiller's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," in which he also stars, has landed. In the whimsical teaser, we see Stiller's Life Magazine journalist Mitty leading an alternate fantasy life of mountain scaling, building jumping and helicopter riding. Sean Penn, Kristen Wiig (...

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    Watch: Ben Stiller Takes The Red One In Surprising Trailer For 'The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty'

    When word came down that Ben Stiller was remaking Danny Kaye's 1947 musical fantasy "The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty," we figured the story — in which a man escapes into his daydreams — was a setup for another "Night At The Museum"-esque jaunt. But, we certainly weren't expecting this...

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    New Images From Ben Stiller's 'The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty'

    We're just a few years shy of the 70th anniversary of Danny Kaye's "The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty," and while some might deem it sacrilege to even attempt to remake the classic fantasy, some would argue the story is due for a contemporary makeover. And of those people would be Ben Stiller, who dir...

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    Seth Meyers, Mike Myers and Ben Stiller Talk 'Late Night,' Live TV and Being a Comedy Introvert at the Nantucket Film Festival

    For years, the Nantucket Film Festival has hosted a roundtable featuring notable performers from the realm of comedy writing and performing, all of whom have been selected by festival regular Ben Stiller. The list of previous guests is a diverse one that has ranged from Harold Ramis to Chris Rock.

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    Ben Stiller Pulling Strings On 'Pinocchio' With Robert Downey Jr; Geppetto A Cross Between Jake LaMotta & Chico Marx

    A friendly reader had pointed us to this news a couple weeks back, when Robert Downey Jr. dropped the news to Italian press, but Google translate made it all sound iffy... but lo and behold, "Pinocchio" lives.

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    Watch: Complete Tribeca Talks With Darren Aronofsky & Clint Eastwood And Ben Stiller & Jay Roach

    Well, the sun has set on another Tribeca Film Festival, but with a packed schedule, we weren't going to have time for everything. That being said, it was a great year for the festival, with more than a handful of surprising films and performances which we broke down in our Best And Brightest Of The ...

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    Watch: Ben Stiller and Director Jay Roach Dissect the Art of Comedy Directing in Tribeca Directors Series (VIDEO)

    Last weekend at the Tribeca Film Festival, frequent collaborators Ben Stiller and director/producer Jay Roach -- who worked together on the comedy franchise films "Meet the Parents" and "Meet the Fockers" -- sat down to talk about past and future projects, including Stiller's "Secret Life of Walter ...

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    That 'Dodgeball' Sequel You've Been Waiting For Moves Forward As A New Writer Is Hired

    2014 will mark the tenth anniversary of "Dodgeball," which makes us feel very, very old. And the movie is a curious one, a comedy with a ludicrous concept fronted by Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller that was made for peanuts, and had zero expectations, that somehow became a box office smash and a behemo...

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    Any Guesses? What Is Ben Stiller Doing In The First Look At 'The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty?'

    In case you missed the news, Ben Stiller is directing and starring in the remake of the 1947 Danny Kaye-vehicle "The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty," the somewhat liberal adaptation of the masterful James Thurber short story. The project will somehow also involve Sean Penn so it's fairly safe to assume...

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