Rob Reiner

Steve Bannon's Seinfeld fortune makes Rob Reiner 'sick'

Princess Bride director Rob Reiner is joining in the long line of opposition against president-elect Donald Trump hiring Steve Bannon as his chief strategist. The political rise of the former Breitbart News executive is even more unnerving to Reiner considering their shared connection with Seinfeld.

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Rob Reiner blasts Donald Trump for advocating 'White Nationalism'

Hollywood director Rob Reiner has some choice words for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

During an appearance on Sunday’s episode of MSNBC’s AM Joy, the When Harry Met Sally and Misery director said he believes the United States is currently in the final stages of overcoming the impact of the Civil War, and that Trump will reverse countless decades of progress if elected in November.

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Pauley Perrette, T.R. Knight, more join LGBT rights mini-series When We Rise

LGBT rights mini-series When We Rise has added another batch of guest stars to its roster, EW has confirmed.

Pauley Perrette (NCIS), T.R. Knight (Grey’s Anatomy), and Mary McCormack (The West Wing) have all signed on to the ABC project for undisclosed roles. Also set to appear are Rob Reiner (New Girl), Phylicia Rashad (The Cosby Show), Richard Schiff (House of Lies), Arliss Howard (True Blood), Henry Czerny (Revenge), and William Sadler (Hawaii Five-0).

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Rob Reiner remembers working with River Phoenix and Leonardo DiCaprio

Being Charlie (in theaters now) is Rob Reiner’s latest film as a director — his 18th in a career that includes modern classics such as This Is Spinal Tap, The Princess Bride, When Harry Met Sally, and A Few Good Men.

Reiner, 69, recently sat down with EW to talk about his new movie, his past movies, his future movies: LBJ starring Woody Harrelson is aiming for the Toronto Film Festival, and Reiner is currently prepping a new drama about the weapons of mass destruction fiasco during the lead-up to the Iraq war.

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See an exclusive photo of Woody Harrelson in Rob Reiner's LBJ

Woody Harrelson is ready to deliver the Johnson treatment.

Production began Monday on LBJ, director Rob Reiner’s biopic starring Harrelson as Lyndon Baines Johnson, and EW has an exclusive first look at the actor’s striking transformation into our 36th president.

Clad in a conservative charcoal suit and glasses and set against an inky background, Harrelson channels Johnson’s formidable presence in a scene set circa 1961, during a D.C. committee meeting on equal opportunity employment.

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Casting Net: Common added to Suicide Squad and Rob Reiner's Being Charlie

  • Count Common (Selma) as the latest to join the general superhero universe. He’ll join Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, and others in DC Comics’ 2016 Suicide Squad film. The movie about an all-star collection of baddies is being directed by David Ayer (Fury, End of Watch) and will be released by Warner Bros. The rapper’s role remains unknown.
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See Kaitlin Olson of 'It's Always Sunny' get bawdy over brunch on 'New Girl'

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The first two episodes of New Girl’s fourth season focused on Jess Day’s (Zooey Deschanel) pursuit of love, but the latest installment takes Jess’s eyes off her own romantic conquests when her father Bob (Rob Reiner) breezes into town with a new girlfriend who has plenty of high school history with Jess.

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