Biz Break: Mark Wahlberg Will Receive Generation Award at 'MTV Movie Awards'
- Fantastic Four’s Reed Richards (Miles Teller) has said that Josh Trank’s reboot will be “grounded”:
“When I read the script, I didn’t feel like I was reading this larger-than-life, incredible supehero tale. These are all very human people that end up having to become I guess what is known as the Fantastic Four. So for me it was just a really good story and gives me an opportunity to play something different from my own skin. It’s a proper character and that’s my favorite stuff to do.”
I’m just going to say that I would think the Fantastic Four would really need to be larger-than-life and that of course they are human people. Also, you guess they become what is known as Fantastic Four? Okay.
- Mark Wahlberg will receive the Generation Award at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, April 13th. According to their site, the Generation Award is the highest honor MTV can give an actor and it celebrates those who have “engaged the MTV audience throughout their career”. Past winners are, starting in 2005, Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey, Mike Myers, Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Sandra Bullock, Reese Witherspoon, Johnny Depp, and Jamie Foxx.
- Speaking of Adam Sandler, he and Drew Barrymore will receive CinemaCon’s Male Star of the Year Award and CinemaCon’s Female Star of the Year Award, respectively. In case you hadn’t heard, the duo will be pairing for a third movie, the so-called comedy Blended. Surely these awards are coincidental? I mean, they were both also great last year in…damn. There was, uh…
- Last of all, Keith Richards is penning a children’s book. Yes, that walking mummy filled with liquor, nicotine, and allegedly more stuff Keith Richards. The musician will be writing about his jazz musician grandfather and how he influenced the young man to play guitar. The book is called Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar and will be on shelves in September.