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8 hrs ago | KDWN

`No Good Deeda defeats `Guardiansa at theaters

It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat "Guardians of the Galaxy" at movie theaters. The Sony thriller "No Good Deed," which stars Elba as an escaped convict and Taraji P. Henson as the innocent he terrorizes, opened on top of the box office with $24.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.


Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Celebrities, Ashley Judd, Viacom, Media, Walt Disney, Television

14 hrs ago | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

This week's Movies With Dale



Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Celebrities, Entertainment

Sat Sep 13, 2014

WMGL-FM North Charleston

"Dolphin Tale 2," "No Good Deed," "The Drop" Open Friday

Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide on Friday: Dolphin Tale 2 -- In the sequel to the 2011 family film, the marine hospital that cares for Winter the dolphin faces the possibility of losing the mammal to another aquarium. Harry Connick, Jr., Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd and Kris Kristofferson star.


Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Harry Connick Jr., Jazz, Celebrities, Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson, Country


Cleveland Movie Openings: 6 new films including 'Dolphin Tale...

Ashley Judd and Morgan Freeman in "Dolphin Tale 2," one of six new movies landing in Greater Cleveland this weekend. Hello, Movie Mavens.


Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Celebrities, Ashley Judd, Cleveland, OH

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Film School Rejects

Morgan Freeman Will Dispense Deep-Voiced Chariot Wisdom in 'Ben-Hur'

Somewhere, someone owes Morgan Freeman $20. Because someone was foolish enough to bet Hollywood's sagest actor that he couldn't land roles in both the Ben-Hur remake and the pot-smoking teddy bear sex comedy in the span of 36 hours.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Ben-Hur, Adventure, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, History Movies, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Celebrities


Time Runs Out On Morgan Freeman's Dreams Of Playing Historical Marshal

Morgan Freeman 's dreams of portraying 1870s Deputy U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves have been dashed, because he's too old. The veteran movie star is developing a project about his Arkansas hero, but admits time has run out on him playing the lead.


Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks

WSJ Media and Advertising

'Dolphin Tale 2a 2 and 'No Good Deed': Review Revue

This week at the multiplex, we've got an animal rescue drama and a home invasion thriller . Find out what the critics have to say on Rotten Tomatoes .


Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Harry Connick Jr., Jazz, Celebrities, Advertising

Hollywood Reporter

In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Dolphin Tale 2,' 'The Drop' and More

And see what THR's critics are saying about the Bill Hader-Kristen Wiig drama 'The Skeleton Twins' and the Jessica Chastain-James McAvoy romance 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' Dolphins, robbers and twins invade cineplexes this weekend, as Dolphin Tale 2 , The Drop and The Skeleton Twins all open in theaters. Find out what The Hollywood Reporter 's critics are saying about the weekend's new offerings .


Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Charles Martin Smith, Celebrities, Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr., Jazz, Entertainment


Dolphin Tale 2 Pre-Screening: ..

Terri , a devoted wife and mother of two, lives an ideal life that takes a dramatic turn when her home and children are threatened by Colin , a charming stranger who smooth-talks his way into her house, claiming car trouble. The unexpected invitation leaves her and her family terrorized and fighting for survival.


Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Bullhead, Celebrities, Ashley Judd, Joliet, IL

Thu Sep 11, 2014


Morgan Freeman Heads to BEN-HUR Remake

Deadline writes that Morgan Freeman is the latest star to board MGM and Paramount 's BEN-HUR reboot. Timur Bekmambetov directs the project, based on Lew Wallace 's 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale Of The Christ.


Related Topix: Invictus, Dolphin Tale, Street Smart, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, The Dark Knight, Celebrities

The Skanner

Kam Williams Reviews Movies Opening Sept. 12, 2014

BIG BUDGET FILMS Dolphin Tale 2 Cetacean sequel chronicles more true stories from the annals of Florida's Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Cast includes Harry Connick, Jr., Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman and Kris Kristofferson.


Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Florida, Celebrities, Jazz, Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr., Country, Kris Kristofferson, Entertainment

The Daily Caller

Morgan Freeman Becomes Civil Rights Lawyer For Weed-Smoking Bear In 'Ted 2a 2

In perhaps the most confusing news all day, Morgan Freeman, voice of God, has signed on for a role alongside a foul-mouthed teddy bear in the vulgar comedy sequel "Ted 2," Variety reports . Freeman, 77, will play a civil rights lawyer who helps the profane, weed-smoking teddy bear, voiced by writer and director Seth MacFarlane, with his legal troubles.


Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Celebrities, Beverly Hills, CA, Ted, Seth MacFarlane, US News, Conservative Political News


Director Charles Martin Smith on Dolphin Tale 2

After the surprise success of the original Dolphin Tale in 2011, director Charles Martin Smith has returned with a new installment that catches up with disabled dolphin Winter as she deals with the death of her companion while her 15-year-old champion Sawyer wrestles with whether to leave her and his family behind to pursue an opportunity. The entire cast, including Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd and Morgan Freeman returns for Dolphin Tale 2 , and Smith talked to us exclusively about the true stories of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium that informed the story.


Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Charles Martin Smith, Comedy Movies, American Graffiti, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Jazz, Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr., Entertainment

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Morgan Freeman to join Seth MacFarlane in 'Ted 2'

Morgan Freeman, the familiar voice of authority and gravitas, is set to team up with Seth MacFarlane, the Boston-accented voice of vulgar comedy, in "Ted 2," The Times has confirmed. Variety first reported the news that Freeman, 77, will star in the sequel to the 2012 comedy about a grown man whose best friend is a profane, hard-living teddy bear that was brought to life by a boyhood wish and simply stuck around.


Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Children TV, Entertainment, The Electric Company, Television, Ted, Western, Drama Movies, Unforgiven, Celebrities, A Million Ways to Die in the West, Movies

Hollywood Reporter

Morgan Freeman Joins 'Ted 2'

Seth MacFarlane returns to write, direct and voice the obscene teddy bear while Mark Wahlberg will return to star. Amanda Seyfried has also joined the cast of Universal and MRC's sequel.


Related Topix: Ted, Dolphin Tale, Celebrities, Seth MacFarlane, Mark Wahlberg, Entertainment


The Weekend Warrior: Dolphin Tale 2, No Good Deed, The Drop

Hope everyone figured out what to do with themselves during the Weekend Warrior's week "off"--which just by coincidence was one of the worst weekends at the box office in recent memory --but now I'm back and right into September and the fall movie season, so try not to fall asleep while reading the next few.... Zzzzzzzzzzz. Unfortunately, our complicated schedule at the Toronto International Film Festival makes it hard to write a full column this week, but hopefully I'll be back at full strength by next week.


Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Warrior, Celebrities, Ashley Judd, Obsessed, Drama Movies, Thriller, Movies, Entertainment


'Dolphin Tale 2' opens in theaters Friday

People are expected to flock to movie theaters to see the dolphin who beat the odds with a prosthetic tail. Now, the sequel to the 2011 blockbuster, brings together some of Hollywood's biggest stars.


Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Celebrities

Genesee Country Express

5 Things to Do This Weekend

2. Do you like video games? Then Friday is your day: It's Video Games Day! As if you needed an excuse to play video games. ... But celebrate the day by playing with friends.


Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Celebrities, Ashley Judd, Life, Food, Chocolate, Vocal, Roald Dahl

Tue Sep 09, 2014


'Now You See Me 2' set to hit theaters summer 2016

Among the most surprising summer successes of last year was Now You See Me , starring Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Morgan Freeman, Dave Franco and Mark Ruffalo. So, while there has been word that a sequel is being made, it's now official.


Related Topix: Now You See Me, Jesse Eisenberg, Celebrities, Woody Harrelson, Mark Ruffalo, Iron Man 3

The Victoria Advocate

Fashion tips with Haili Z: 'Dolphin Tale 2' ... 2 hours ago

Beautiful beaches landscape Clearwater, Fla., home to Clearwater Marine Aquarium. The aquarium houses the stars of the "Dolphin Tale" series: Winter and Hope.


Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Clearwater, FL, Celebrities, Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr., Jazz