The indie comedy Cedar Rapids is doing the rounds at Sundance, which has given Ed Helms the opportunity to talk about the movie and debate ReelzChannel about whether Sigourney Weaver's character is a "cougar" in the movie. Helms, known for his roles in the TV series The Office and last year's hit comedy The Hangover, finds himself in his first lead role, and says that it's weird being in "an Ed Helms movie".
watch the clips >> Posted 01.25.11 by Ryan
It's incredibly exciting and daunting. The insecurity kicks in. "Well, how's the movie gonna do? How's this gonna affect me in terms of the work I can get later? Will people give me a chance to carry movies?" All of these bulls**t career questions start swirling around. But I'm just really proud of the movie. The people that I care about and whose opinions mean a lot to me, are liking it, and that's all I can hope for.
Hollywood Dailies' Jeremy Parson files his second blog about being in Park City, Utah, for the Sundance Film Festival. Parson got to talk to the cast of the comedy Cedar Rapids, chat up Ben Foster about his upcoming movies and talked to Golden Globe winner Melissa Leo. And, of course, he caught up on some 3-D. read Jeremy's blog >> Posted 01.24.11 by reelz
The trailer for Cedar Rapids debuted at the end of December and showed Ed Helms as a Midwestern insurance salesman who heads to the big city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for an insurance convention and has a life-changing adventure. While the movie opens in February, Cedar Rapids will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this weekend (attendees will be able to walk into a full installation of the insurance office). Screen Junkies recently caught up with Helms, who described what kind of movie Cedar Rapids is. Hangover 2 went to "hell and back" >> Posted 01.22.11 by Ryan
Want to see Ed Helms get wasted and go on a drunken adventure but don't want to wait for The Hangover Part II?
Well, there's the upcoming Cedar Rapids to quench your thirst until then.
The trailer for the comedy shows Helms playing a dweeby (that's a stretch) insurance agent who gets involved in some comedic antics when he attends an insurance convention.
Though this movie looks like a mainstream goofball comedy, it's actually a Sundance Festival selection and is being released by Fox Searchlight.
The movie also stars comic staple John C. Reilly. MORE >> Posted 12.28.10 by reelz