First of all: We want to wish everyone a happy new year! It’s a new year and time for our annual a look ahead with an overview of what you can expect in 2018 from Rachel’s career. We have an exciting year ahead of us with at least two movies getting released in theaters. You can find our overview below/after the jump.
Category: Film Projects
Rachel’s feature film debut “The Hot Chick” celebrated it’s 15 year anniversary earlier this month. The movie was released on December 13, 2002 in the United States. Rachel costarred alongside Rob Schneider, Anna Faris, Matthew Lawrence, Eric Christian Olsen and more. To promote the movie, the cast was featured in Seventeen Magazine’s January 2003 issue. Rachel told Seventeen: “We were a pretty tight-knit group. If we had to work through the night, we’d stay on the set and watch the sun come up together.”
The movie seem to have special place in Rachel’s heart to this date. She told Vogue in 2009: “My first film in the U.S. and a huge milestone in my life.” While promoting “Spotlight“, Rachel told People Magazine she credits the movie and Rob Schneider for her career: “I was testing for a pilot to play Nancy Drew, and I didn’t get it. I went to another audition, but I was so devastated that I wasn’t even concentrating. I got the other role instead. It was The Hot Chick, and I switched bodies with Rob Schneider. I really have to thank Rob Schneider!”. Switching bodies with Schneider was “one of the hardest jobs I’ve had to date”. She echoed in 2014 to Allure Magazine: “It was probably one of the scariest moments I’ve had in my career. It stretched me in ways I could never have imagined.” She recalls, “I remember standing backstage, dressed like a mechanic. I had a pink bikini on underneath, grease on my face, and I just remember breathing deep and thinking. Oh. my God, I have to go out there and do this striptease, as a man…as a woman. How did I get here?”
Looks like “Game Night” finished post-production. The movie got rated R earlier this week, according to Film Ratings. The movie will be released on February 23, 2018 in the USA and May 4, 2018 in the UK.
Game Night (2017)
Rated R for language, sexual references and some violence.
New Line Cinema
Warner Bros. has moved its release of “Game Night” a week to February 23 according to Deadline. It was previously set for March 2 and originally set for February 14.
Warner Bros/New Line is moving their Jason Bateman-Rachel McAdams comedy Game Night back to February, specifically the 23rd. On its new date, Game Night vies against Weinstein Co’s War With Grandpa, Paramount’s Annihilation and Orion’s Every Day.
The movie is expected to be released on May 4, 2018 in the UK (same weekend as “Disobedience“). For more international release dates be sure to head over to IMDB.
The British Academy Children’s Awards in 2017 have been announced yesterday and “The Little Prince” won Feature Film! Director Mark Osborne took the stage to accept the award. You can watch his acceptance speech after the jump. The movie previously won the French César Award (French equivalent of the Academy Awards) for Best Animated Film. Congratulations to the cast and crew!
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the winners for tonight’s annual British Academy Children’s Awards. The ceremony was hosted by Doc Brown at the Roundhouse, London, and presenters included Peter Andre, Matt Baker, Angellica Bell, Hugh Dennis, Rochelle Humes, Pixie Lott, Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely.
In other categories, SpongeBob SquarePants triumphed in International, Netflix’s The Little Prince won for Feature Film, and History Bombs: Online History Resources won for Learning.
Winner – THE LITTLE PRINCE Mark Osborne, Aton Soumache, Alexis Vonarb, Dimitri Rassam – ON Animation Studios and Netflix/Netflix
The first theatrical teaser trailer was released today. We have added the trailer in our video archive and high definition screencaptures in our gallery. Rachel stars alongside Jason Bateman, Billy Magnussen, Sharon Horgan, Lamorne Morris, Kylie Bunbury, Jesse Plemons, Danny Huston, with Michael C. Hall and Kyle Chandler. The movie will be released on March 2, 2018 and May 4, 2018 in the UK.
Jason Bateman (the “Horrible Bosses” films, TV’s “Arrested Development”) and Oscar nominee Rachel McAdams (“Spotlight,” “Dr. Strange”) team up in New Line Cinema’s action comedy “Game Night.” John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein are directing the film, marking their second film as co-directors, following “Vacation.”
Joining Bateman and McAdams in the cast are Billy Magnussen (“Bridge of Spies,” TV’s “American Crime Story”), Sharon Horgan (Amazon’s “Catastrophe”), Lamorne Morris (TV’s “New Girl”), Kylie Bunbury (TV’s “Pitch,” “Under the Dome”), Jesse Plemons (“Black Mass,” TV’s “Fargo”), Danny Huston (“Wonder Woman,” “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”), with Michael C. Hall (TV’s “Dexter” and “Six Feet Under”) and Kyle Chandler (“Manchester by the Sea,” TV’s “Bloodline”).
People Magazine released the first official look at “Game Night” featuring Rachel and her costar Jason Bateman. We have added the still in our gallery. Rachel’s costar Jason spoke to People, the article can be found below. The movie will be released on March 2, 2017 in the USA.
Some people take game night a little too far.
Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams find themselves fighting to save a friend’s life in the upcoming dark comedy Game Night — and PEOPLE has the exclusive first look.
In the film, the pair star as Max and Annie, whose weekly couples game night takes a turn when they divert from their standard Pictionary and charades to play a game of murder mystery — complete with fake thugs and faux federal agents. But when someone goes missing, the group must determine if it’s part of the game, or real life.
“In the game, somebody does get kidnapped and what we realize later is that’s it’s actually a real kidnapping by coincidence. It happens on the same night,” Bateman tells PEOPLE. “So there’s some overlap in there in wondering what’s real and what’s part of the game, which lends itself to a little bit of action, some nighttime intrigue, thriller stuff. And of course, you’ve got the comedy all the way through.”
Kyle Chandler, Billy Magnussen, Sharon Horgan, Lamorne Morris and Jesse Plemons also star in the film, which comes from Vacation directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein.
Game Night hits theaters March 2, 2018.
Warner Bros announced that they will release the teaser trailer for “Game Night” tomorrow (November 9) and they released a teaser for the teaser trailer. This gives us the first glimpse of the movie. We have added the teaser trailer announcement in our video archive and the high definitions screencaptures in our gallery, which gives us the first official look at Rachel as Annie. Rachel stars alongside Jason Bateman, Kyle Chandler, Jesse Plemons, Billy Magnussen, Sharon Horgan, Kylie Bunbury, Lamorne Morris, Jeffery Wright, and Michael C. Hall. According to Alerta.ca two trailers are recently rated with respectively a 2:16 and 2:13 running time and both PG rating. Be sure to check back tomorrow for our coverage of the first teaser trailer. You can follow the movie on twitter @GameNightMovie. The movie will be released on March 2, 2018 in the US.