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    Patton Oswalt Puts On A Badge For 'Justified' & Olivia Munn Set For Stint On 'New Girl'

    With the fall TV season upon us, shows are either preparing for their mid-season or late-season arrivals, or adding guest stars to boost ratings. Two such guest stars are Patton Oswalt and Olivia Munn, both of whom will be appearing on the small screen this upcoming TV season.

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    Watch: Johnny Knoxville and Rob Riggle Chase Unruly Children Through the Woods in the Trailer for 'Nature Calls' (VIDEO)

    If the trailer's any indication, "Nature Calls," due out in early November, will offer a tale of wayward boy scouts considerably less sedate than Wes Anderson's stylized summer idyll, "Moonrise Kingdom."

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    Watch: Red Band Trailer For 'Nature Calls' Starring Patton Oswalt & Johnny Knoxville Drops Along With New Pics

    It might be unkind to call "Nature Calls" an unfortunate-looking comedy with a cast of odds and sods actors, but sometimes you just gotta call 'em as you see 'em. And as much as we love Patton Oswalt and comedy ace-in-the-hole Rob Riggle (so good in "Step Brothers"), this picture directed by Todd Ro...

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    SXSW '12 Review: Todd Rohal's Third Feature 'Nature Calls' Is A Dull, Droning Wrong Number

    Curiously squandering an immensely talented cast, Todd Rohal's "Nature Calls," written when the writer-director lived in Austin, had more humor and humanity and life in its 10-minute post-screening talk here at SXSW than it showed in its previous 98-minute running time. Starring Patton...

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    Patton Oswalt Disappointed Charlize Theron Wasn't Nominated At The Oscars, But Thrilled For Melissa McCarthy & Demian Bichir

    The Oscars, remember those? It all seems like a distant memory now, and it's hard to believe it was just a couple of weeks ago that we were sitting down in extra stretchy pants with some beer and unhealthy snack food to watch the annual Super Bowl for the movies. And while time will tell what th...

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    Patton Oswalt Talks Todd Rohal's SXSW Comedy 'Nature Calls' Plus An Exclusive New Image From The Film

    Making his leading indie debut in the dark "Big Fan" and then stepping out to star opposite Charlize Theron in "Young Adult," you might be surprised to learn that seasoned comic Patton Oswalt has yet to topline a comedy. But all that will change at SXSW this weekend when "Na...

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    Inside the ACE Eddie Awards, with Oswalt, Eastwood, Payne and Winners

    The American Cinema Editors Eddie awards were handed out on Saturday evening at the Beverly Hilton, where "The Descendants," "The Artist" and "Rango" were the big winners of the evening.

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    Patton Oswalt Joins 'The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty'

    Known by many network television junkies as Kevin James’ loud mouth cousin on “King of Queens,” and to comedy fans as a self deprecating standup comic whose jokes often favored obscure or nerdy topics, Patton Oswalt has recently emerged as a fine actor following the praise garnered...

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    Academy Launches Pre-Oscar Week Screenings Hosted by Bird, Moore, Oswalt

    If you're champing at the bit for Oscar night to arrive, the Academy has plans to tide you over during the last week of waiting. If you can get to Beverly Hills, the Samuel Goldwyn Theater's screenings and discussions from February 21-25 feature director Brad Bird, Michael Moore and producer Mark J...

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    Patton Oswalt Talks With Garry Shandling About Preparing For 'Young Adult' & Being Cool With A Naked Charlize Theron

    Tis the season for awards campaigns, which means that, all around Hollywood over the next month or so, studios and publicity firms will be hosting special screenings and mixer parties featuring delectable hors d’oeuvres and, even better, open bar.

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