Tag: Jonah Hill

Jonah Hill Talks ‘War Dogs’ and Getting into Character by Listening to Music

"When I started taking acting classes, it was the first time teachers were like, 'You’re good and you should keep doing this.'" - Jonah Hill

Jillian Bell Steals ’22 Jump Street’ From Under Jonah Hill

22 Jump Street hit theaters last weekend and audiences were treated to a breakout performance by Jillian Bell. She plays Mercedes, Maya’s [Amber Stevens] roommate, who’s always throwing insults at Jonah Hill‘s character, Schmidt, with such deadpan comedy. HuffPost Entertainment talked to the actress via email about her role in the summer hit. Bell explained what her audition was like for the film, “I was incredibly nervous before walking into the room because I knew Jonah Hill was going to be there. He’s always been one of my favorite actors and as far as improvisers go, he’s at the top ... Read more

How the “Drunkest Guy in the World” Helped Inspire Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Performance

Actors find inspiration in a variety of places when they are researching a role. For The Wolf of Wall Street star Leonardo DiCaprio, he found the perfect subject on YouTube. In the film, DiCaprio and Jonah Hill‘s characters have a drug-fueled scene after taking too many Quaaludes. At the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the 39-year-old Best Actor nominee revealed that it was a popular internet video that helped inspire his behavior in the scene. “A lot of the research that I did really came from watching this one video on loop,” he said. “It’s called ‘The Drunkest [Guy] in ... Read more

Watch Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill and Martin Scorsese Talk ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

The Hollywood Reporter got Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, Jonah Hill and writer Terence Winter to talk about their new film, The Wolf of Wall Street. DiCaprio and Hill are wonderful in the film and the more I think about it, the more it grows on me. You’ve never seen DiCaprio in a role like this and damn, does he knock it out of the park. Scorsese and DiCaprio talk about how they first met, casting Jonah Hill, DiCaprio’s 4-page monologues and more. The Director also talks about the advice he got from Steven Spielberg and if he ever gets nervous ... Read more

Review: ‘This Is The End’

Finally, we have a movie that's worthy of being called, "The Funniest Movie of the Year!"

Jonah Hill Insists He’s a Serious Actor, So Stop Asking Him About Bodily Functions

It's official: Jonah Hill is a serious actor. Sure, he might be co-starring in This Is The End and is likely returning for a sequel for 21 Jump Street, but in an interview with Rolling Stone Hill refuses to speak about his more famous filthy comedies and only wants to speak about his transition from comedian to serious actor in films like Moneyball and The Wolf of Wall Street.

*SPOILERS* How Did The ’21 Jump Street’ Filmmakers Arrange Its Surprise Cameo?

Although it isn't a huge secret now -- and it was rumored for months during the film's production -- the new film sequel to the 1980s television series 21 Jump Street features three surprise cameos, one of whom is among the most famous actors in the world.

SXSW Review: ’21 Jump Street’

I’m happy to say that the new version of Jump Street doesn’t suck, in fact, it’s hilarious and that’s thanks to – go figure – Channing Tatum.

Watch: Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill yuck it up while talking about ‘Moneyball’

In these videos, the two stars talk about the film while asking reader questions. Most of the questions and answers are ridiculous but you can clearly tell that they both enjoy each others company so from that standpoint, it's a fun watch them tease each other.

Moneyball’s Jonah Hill on his move to drama: “I’m the underdog. I like being there and I like proving people wrong”

"Brad [Pitt] and I would just always have baseball on in the background whenever we were rehearsing," he remembers. "When I was at home, baseball on. When I was touring, promoting 'Get Him to the Greek,' every hotel room - boom! 'Sports Center' baseball."

Trailer: “Moneyball” starring Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Chris Pratt, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Director: Bennett Miller Cast: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Chris Pratt, Philip Seymour Hoffman Writers: Steven Zaillian , Aaron Sorkin

The Duplass Brothers: “Honest and real and really unpredictable is what we’re really looking for”

Directors Jay & Mark Duplass talk about Cyrus, improvising and working with John C. Reilly and Jonah Hill!

John C. Reilly and Jonah Hill on ‘Cyrus’, Improvising and More!

John C. Reilly and Jonah Hill star in the new film, Cyrus. Check out my my interview with them as they talk about improvising, their characters and more!