The Naked Gun: From The Files Of Police Squad!

1988, Movie, PG-13, 85 mins


Ed Helms to Star in Naked Gun Reboot

Ed Helms

Ed Helms has signed on to star in Paramount's reboot of The Naked Gun franchise, Variety reports. The former Office star will play Detective Frank Drebin, the role made iconic by Leslie Nielsen.

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Leslie Nielsen of Airplane! and Naked Gun Fame Dies at 84

Leslie Nielsen

Leslie Nielsen, whose career went from officious and villainous types to the hilariously buffoony roles in Airplane! and the Naked Gun movies, died Sunday of complications from pneumonia, his agent told He was 84.

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He was surrounded by family when he died in a hospital near his Fort Lauderdale, Fla., home.

The actor had a whole career before becoming one of the funniest guys in movies. He typically played people who were quite humorless.

Before his starring roles in The Poseidon Adventure and Forbidden Planet, he appeared in several live television series such as Lights Out, Tales of Tomorrow and Armstrong Circle Theatre.

A student of the Actors Studio, the Canadian-born Nielsen went on to appear in innumerable episodes of various TV series, spanning the Golden Age of Television and its anthologies including... read more

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Question: Is it just me, or does Supernatural seem just like The X-Files, only with two guys and no FBI?

Answer: Come to think of it, you're right!

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Any poop on Night Stalker? I ...

Question: Any poop on Night Stalker? I haven't seen any and I think it could turn out to be a pretty good show if ABC gives it long enough.

Answer: Our latest podcast with exec producer Frank Spotnitz was a virtual Night Stalker poopalooza, so you'll definitely want to listen to that. Spotnitz also gave us a status report on the second X-Files movie.

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