‘Masterminds’ Comes Home on Blu-ray

‘Masterminds’ Comes Home on Blu-ray

The much-delayed, renamed, and rescheduled comedy filmed in and based on a true story that actually happened in Charlotte, North Carolina, Masterminds arrives on Blu-ray and DVD this week, starring Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Ken Marino, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones. Formerly titled Loomis Fargo the film tells the story of a real life robbery that took place in Charlotte, North Carolina  in 1997, when David Scott Ghantt, the driver of a Loomis Fargo & Company armored car grabbed $17 million, stuck it in a company van, and drove…

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Zach Galifianakis Film ‘Democracy For Sale’ Takes on NC’s “Regressive” Politics

Zach Galifianakis Film ‘Democracy For Sale’ Takes on NC’s “Regressive” Politics

Actor and Wilkesboro, North Carolina native Zach Galifianakis stars in a new documentary, Democracy For Sale, which discusses how his home state went from being “a beacon of light and generosity in a sea of red state reactionary politics” to what the film’s website refers to as “one of the most regressive and intentionally belligerent states in the union.” The documentary is currently being screened for free across North Carolina, continuing through February, with more screenings are still being scheduled. Galifianakis, who was born in Wilkesboro and attended N.C. State University,…

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‘Masterminds’ Get Stupid Rich In New Trailer

‘Masterminds’ Get Stupid Rich In New Trailer

The much-delayed, renamed, and rescheduled comedy filmed in and based on a true story that actually happened in Charlotte, North Carolina, Relativity Studios, slowly recovering from bankruptcy, has released a new trailer for Masterminds, starring Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Ken Marino, Kristen Wiig, and Wiig’s Ghostbusters co-stars Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. Formerly titled Loomis Fargo the film tells the story of a real life robbery that took place in Charlotte, North Carolina  in 1997, when David Scott Ghantt, the driver of a Loomis Fargo & Company armored car…

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‘Masterminds’, ‘Disappointments Room’ Get New Release Dates (Again)

‘Masterminds’, ‘Disappointments Room’ Get New Release Dates (Again)

After apparently emerging from its recent bankruptcy troubles, Relativity Media has announced new release dates for four of its on-the-shelf movies, including the Zach Galifianakis comedy Masterminds and the Kate Beckinsale horror thriller The Disappointments Room, both of which were filmed in North Carolina and are now set to (hopefully) finally arrive in theaters later this year. Following numerous postponed dates, the current schedule as of today has Masterminds hitting theaters on Sept. 30 (as we previously reported) and The Disappointments Room opening on Nov. 18. Filmed in and around Asheville…

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‘Masterminds’ Rescheduled For September 2016 Release

‘Masterminds’ Rescheduled For September 2016 Release

Filmed in and around Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina and based on a true story that actually happened in Charlotte, the Zach Galifianakis comedy Masterminds was indefinitely delayed from its originally scheduled release this summer when Relativity Media filed for bankruptcy, but the film has now been rescheduled with a new 2016 theatrical release date. Also starring Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers), Kirsten Wiig (Bridesmaids), and Jason Sudeikis (We’re the Millers), Masterminds will now open in theaters on September 30, 2016. Share:

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‘Masterminds’ Full Trailer Revealed

‘Masterminds’ Full Trailer Revealed

Filmed in and around Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina and based on a true story that actually happened in Charlotte, the official full trailer for the Zach Galifianakis comedy Masterminds has arrived online this week. Also starring Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers), Kirsten Wiig (Bridesmaids), and Jason Sudeikis (We’re the Millers), you can watch the new trailer for Masterminds here, and then scroll down to view the new official poster as well as four new character posters, and let us know what you think in the comments! Share:

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‘Masterminds’ Debuts Hilarious First Teaser Trailer

‘Masterminds’ Debuts Hilarious First Teaser Trailer

Filmed in and around Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina and based on a true story that actually happened in Charlotte, the first official teaser for the Zach Galifianakis comedy Masterminds has arrived and it looks pretty hilarious. Also starring Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers), Kirsten Wiig (Bridesmaids), and Jason Sudeikis (We’re the Millers), you can watch the first teaser for Masterminds in the player below, and then scroll down to view the poster, and let us know what you think in the comments! Share:

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Zach Galifianakis Heist Comedy Renamed ‘Masterminds’

Zach Galifianakis Heist Comedy Renamed ‘Masterminds’

Filmed in Asheville, North Carolina this summer, the Zach Galifianakis “Armored Car Heist” movie has finally received its official name – Masterminds. Formerly titled Loomis Fargo the film tells the story of a real life robbery that took place in Charlotte, North Carolina  in 1997, when David Scott Ghantt, the driver of a Loomis Fargo & Company armored car grabbed $17 million, stuck it in a company van, and drove off with the money, committing the third largest cash robbery in United States history at the time. Share:

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NC Natives Zach Galifianakis and Julianne Moore are ‘Freeheld’

NC Natives Zach Galifianakis and Julianne Moore are ‘Freeheld’

Fayetteville, North Carolina native Julianne Moore (Carrie) and Wilksboro, North Carolina’s own Zach Galifiankis (The Hangover, You Are Here) will team up for the first time in the indie drama Freeheld, co-starring Ellen Page (Juno, Inception). Moore will play Laurel Hester, a New Jersey police detective whose world was shattered when she became terminally ill and government officials prevented her from assigning her pension benefits to her domestic partner, mechanic Stacie Andree (Page). Share:

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