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    Exclamation New skating movie?

    Has anyone seen this?
    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0445934/
    I was just browsing through the net and saw an article on some little kid featured in it. A new skating movie? It feels like the plot has been done before... Two rivals pairing up...
    It says Will Ferrell and Jon Heder as the main characters, forming a pair together (????????????????????) . Excuse me?
    Supporting my theory;
    http://www.dtheatre.com/read.php?sid=3497
    http://www.countingdown.com/movies/3797943/
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blades_of_Glory_%28film%29

    And yes, this is a comedy, clearly supported by the picture at this lovely little page... http://joblo.com/index.php?id=12719
    Ahem...

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    Sasha Cohen is supposedly in this movie.

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    If I read the plot correctly, it seems the two banned skaters are males and are trying make a comeback as same sex Pairs.

    Joe

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    New Skating Movie

    According to Boitano's newsletter; he along with Peggy Fleming, Dorothy Hamill, and Nancy Kerrigan and filmed non-speaking cameo roles for this movie as officials that bar Will Farrell and Jon Heder from participating in the Olympics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by c_e_ahlen View Post
    Has anyone seen this?
    I have been waiting for this movie to come out for a long time now. I am sure it will at least be worth a chuckle or two.

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    the movie has finished filming awhile ago, here are some more links for your in case you are interested

    http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr..._id=1001523766
    http://www.worstpreviews.com/review.php?id=469
    http://www.actottawa.com/Audition%20...GloryJan06.HTM

    scroll down on this one, called A Star on Ice From Chatham
    http://www.skating-wos.on.ca/skaters.htm

    there was a web page showing which real skater dubbed for the skating, i can't find that page right now
    Last edited by babyoscar; 10-06-2006 at 01:56 PM.

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    I'd go see it or maybe wait until it comes to video. When is it suppose to be out in theatres?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SK8LUVR View Post
    I'd go see it or maybe wait until it comes to video. When is it suppose to be out in theatres?
    March 07.

    Thanks for the links babyoscar. My Nephew is a huge fan of Will, and he was exsited to see that the boy who plays a young Will in the movie has the same name as him. I will be curious to see what aspires for Zach Ferren.

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    Will Ferrel (along with so many other 'newer' SNL alums) rarely makes me laugh... I'll most likely rent it though lol... it's skating, so I kinda have to

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    I adore Jon Heder. I think it'll be cute.

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    here is the link i was looking for
    scroll down to the bottom: Amy Poehler & Will Arnett Lace Up Skates for Blades of Glory

    http://www.theapiary.org/archives/2006/02/index.html

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    The IMDB also lists Tiffany Scott, as one of the appearing skaters.

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    Films that revolve around a S.N.L. alumnus only have about a 25% chance of being watchable. When there are more than one alumni involved, it reduces the chances even further to about 10%. "Ghostbusters" and "Caddyshack" were notable exceptions in their times.

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