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John Landis

  1. ‘Trading Places’ Was Originally Written for Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor […]Business Insider has a great oral history of Trading Places today, and it’s filled with awesome tidbits about the classic film. Tidbits such […]
  2. A ‘Crocodile Dundee’ Crossover and Two Other Rejected Ideas for ‘Beverly […]The original Beverly Hills Cop movie was one of the most successful movies ever at the time of its release, and it had the potential to give […]
  3. The Lost Roles of Three AmigosThis week marks the 25th anniversary of Three Amigos, one of the best-regarded comedies of the 1980’s and one that brought together a […]
  4. The Lost Roles of Animal HouseLost Roles is a weekly column exploring what might have been in TV and film comedy, taking a different comedian, writer, or work each week and […]
  5. The ¡Three Amigos!, Together Again To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the comedy western ¡Three Amigos! (or just because they could and it was a great idea), Empire brought […]
  6. John Landis Returns to the Big Screen with Burke and HareJohn Landis, the director of The Blues Brothers, Coming to America and An American Werewolf in London, is back with his first movie in a decade […]
  7. clickables
    Burke & Hare Trailer: Simon Pegg Will Sell You a CadaverThey make a few too many poop jokes along the way.
  8. vulture lists
    15 Greatest Actor-Director PairsTim Burton, Johnny Depp, and ‘Alice in Wonderland’ inspire a list of the top fifteen collaborations of the last 25 years.
  9. the industry
    Sean Penn and Robert Pattinson to Join the Circus?Plus: Rob Marshall! Steven Spielberg! Danny Boyle!
  10. quote machine
    Emma Thompson a Remarkably Helpful Condescender, Says Maggie GyllenhaalJohn Landis: “In the States I’m still quite the schmuck.”
  11. lawsuits
    Not So Fast, JackoJohn Landis wants his money!
  12. the industry
    Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Gael García Bernal to Thrill You! At a Languid, Quirky PacePlus industry news on Ellen Page, John Landis, and The Rock.