Bad Timing For A Comedy Called ‘neighborhood Watch’

Neighborhood Watch

Twentieth Century Fox is changing its marketing strategy for the film “Neighborhood Watch” in the wake of the killing of a teenager by a community watch participant.

Senh: I'm thinking it might be better to just shelf it until the Trayvon Martin shooting has been thoroughly investigated and resolved.

Sections:  movies   news   u.s.   
  • Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson hit catwalk for 'Zoolander 2'
    PARIS (AP) — To deafening cheers, Owen Wilson and Ben Stiller stormed the Valentino catwalk during Paris Fashion Week Tuesday in a headline-grabbing stunt to announce the decision to make 'Zoolander 2. More
  • Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol'
    Jackson out. Randy Jackson, the lone original "American Idol" judge, says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition. "To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on `American Idol,' I have decided to leave after this season," Jackson said in a statement Thursday. More
  • Exec threatens to make Fox pay-TV-only channel if Aereo goes on
    A top executive with the owner of the Fox broadcast network on Monday threatened to convert the network to a pay-TV-only channel if Internet startup Aereo Inc. continues to "steal" Fox's over-the-air signal and sell it to consumers without paying for rights. More
  • 'Arrested Development' premieres May 26 on Netflix
    "Arrested Development" will be reborn on Netflix on May 26. The subscription service announced the premiere date Thursday, saying that all 15 episodes of the comedy series will be posted at the same time. The Mitchell Hurwitz sitcom starring Jason Bateman was canceled by Fox in 2006 after three seasons. More
  • BET renews 'Real Husbands of Hollywood'
    BET is getting real about "Real Husbands of Hollywood," awarding the comedy a second season. More
  • Sick of Portland Changing? Too Bad. Here Are 7 Places Where This City Could Soon Go Big.
    "It's perfect timing ... Another, called Oregon Square, could place a whopping 1,100 units atop office buildings. That's a grand total of up to 1,800 apartments and condos—more than the number of homes in the entire Hollywood neighborhood.
    08/2/2017 - 1:51 am | View Link
  • I Can’t Stop Watching (Mostly Bad) Movies!
    Seems simple enough to bury her in the desert and go on with the wedding, but trouble begets more trouble in this very black comedy. The film begins slowly ... but director Nancy Savoca ropes in the whole neighborhood, making this something of an ensemble ...
    07/25/2017 - 12:30 am | View Link
  • The Daily 202: Trump’s chaotic White House once again makes a bad story worse
    Mike Gallagher of Wisconsin, a Marine veteran, called for the White House to turn over transcripts ... which we should appreciate in contrast to the days ahead.” -- A new Washington Post-Schar School poll finds that Republican Ed Gillespie has a ...
    05/16/2017 - 5:04 am | View Link
  • Comedy Timing Is Bad as News and Film Collide
    Still, an internal debate about timing continues at Fox: Is it better to accelerate the marketing plan with an immediate splash that brands “Neighborhood Watch” as an absurdist comedy about interplanetary threat? Or should the studio lie low for a ...
    08/20/2014 - 2:26 pm | View Link
  • 16 reasons being a Mets fan isn't so bad
    Wright, who has been called “the nicest superstar in baseball,” grew ... The Mets may not play in a bustling, downtown neighborhood surrounded by pre- and post-game entertainment options, but the Willets Point section of Queens offers a very convenient ...
    08/28/2013 - 4:20 am | View Link
  • More
  • ‘The Big Sick’ Review: A Cure for the Common Comedy
    Struggles with assimilation and illness are at the heart of this smart, hyperverbal movie.
    08/16/2017 - 3:29 pm | View Website
  • Snoop Dogg
    Snoop Dogg was born in Long Beach, California, to Beverly (Tate) and Vernell Varnado, who was a mail carrier and singer. His parents were both ...
    08/16/2017 - 2:18 pm | View Website
  • ‘Wonder Woman’ Review: The DC Spectacular We’ve Been ...
    Gal Gadot fights, soars and shines as the iconic woman warrior of the comics.
    08/16/2017 - 11:40 am | View Website
  • Jeff Dunham
    Jeffrey "Jeff" Dunham (born April 18, 1962) is an American ventriloquist, producer, and stand-up comedian who has also appeared on numerous television shows ...
    08/15/2017 - 6:19 am | View Website
  • Fun, Original Comedy Monologues Written for Kids and Teens ...
    We write fun, original comedy monologues for kids and teens who are looking to display talents and win school, community, tv, or professional auditions.
    08/15/2017 - 12:00 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News