Movies

  • ‘Spider-Man’ movie changes filming schedule due to Passover

    NEW YORK (JTA) – The filming schedule of “The Amazing Spider Man 2” was changed in response to a request made by a haredi Orthodox community in Brooklyn. Producers of the Hollywood franchise being shot at the Marcy Avenue Armory, a building located in the mostly Yiddish-speaking part of Williamsburg, agreed to reduce the presence… More ▸

  • Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore are teaming up again for new film

    Thank God– something to save Adam Sandler’s career. The Razzie-winning actor is teaming up again with previous co-star Drew Barrymore for a new romcom, Warner Brothers announced yesterday. The new film, which doesn’t have a title yet, will star Barrymore and Sandler as two divorced parents who go on a date that takes a terrible… More ▸

  • Mila Kunis gets date request for a college cotillion

    Is Mila Kunis going to say yes again? The Jewish celebrity has been asked on a date via the internet to the college cotillion by Kirsten Bledsoe, a senior in Hollins University, Virginia Kunis is Bledsoe’s celebrity crush, and she asked Kunis out on a date following her adorable interview with a BBC reporter “I would really like… More ▸

  • Ed Asner hospitalized after struggling to perform on stage

    Jewish Hollywood Legend Ed Asner was hospitalized last night after having trouble speaking during a performance in Indiana. The 83-year-old actor is best known for playing the character Lou Grant in the 1970′s sitcom, “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” who then went on to star in his own spin-off series, Lou Grant. He also won… More ▸

  • Spielberg confirms new film on Pakistan/India border

    During his trip to Mumbai to celebrate his success from the Oscar-winning film “Lincoln,” Jewish filmmaker Steven Spielberg shared exciting news with the foreign film industry: he plans to make a movie about the disputed border territory between Pakistan and India. Speaking with the Times of India, Spielberg confirmed he had finalized a script for the… More ▸

  • Mel Brooks is making a Broadway adaptation of “Blazing Saddles”

    Mel Brooks is en route to taking over Broadway. The Jewish funnyman revealed in an interview yesterday that a Broadway adaptation of his 1974 Western comedy, “Blazing Saddles,” is in the works. “Well ‘Blazing Saddles’ is almost there. I get the feeling that if I could find the time to write three or four more songs, it… More ▸

  • Sarah Jessica Parker can no longer wear heels

    The Carrie Bradshaws within us all are mourning across the nation. Sarah Jessica Parker’s doctor told her she has permanent foot damage, and can no longer wear heels. “I went to a foot doctor and he said, ‘Your foot does things it shouldn’t be able to do. That bone there… You’ve created that bone. It… More ▸

  • Sarah Silverman launches YouTube comedy channel

    Jewish comedian Sarah Silverman launched a new YouTube comedy show yesterday, called “Jash,” which she claims means “Just Attitude So Hey” (even though that’s not actually what it stands for). Google approached Silverman and “Superbad” star Michael Cera about the show, and it debuted at South by Southwest Sunday. Silverman said her first choice for the show’s… More ▸