Friday, March 19, 2010

From White Castle to American Pie: Penn Alum To Reboot Popular Film Franchise

Jon Hurwitz and UPenn and Harold and Kumar and American Pie
Harold and KumarHarold and Kumar writers Jon Hurwitz (W'00) and Hayden Schlossberg have been tapped by Universal to write a new script to reboot the American PieAmerican Pie film franchise.  And by reboot, I mean not direct-to-DVD, but back in the theaters!

I'm excited to see what Jon and Hayden will do to top that memorable pie scene!

More Jon Hurwitz DT posts HERE

More Penn Alumni TV and Film writers HERE

More Hollywood Bits and Pieces about Penn Alumni HERE


Thursday, March 18, 2010

Penn's Got More Billionaires Than Princeton

UPenn and Wharton and Donald Trump Sure Penn has an ongoing rivalry with Princeton, but according to Forbes Magazine, it looks like Penn wins the "we've got more billionaires in the world than you" game...


More Penn Alumni on prestigious lists HERE


Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Get This "Least Interesting Man in the World" To Be Your Designated Driver on St. Patrick's Day (VIDEO)

UPenn and Reg Tigerman

Reg Tigerman (C'07, Mask and Wig, pictured on right in photo above), the man behind one of the biggest viral sensations of last year, has a new, very funny video out about someone in your life you may just know.

More after the jump...

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

He's Giving Minor Characters from Epic Movies a (Musical) Voice (VIDEO)

UPenn and Tom DiMenna and Braveheart

Remember a few months ago when I posted a video about one Penn alum's musical interpretation of The Godfather?

Tom DiMenna (C' 02, Quarterback for Varsity Football Team, Music Reporter for XPN Radio) is at it again with another musical interpretation from another Hollywood classic...

His new short after the jump!

Monday, March 15, 2010

This Oscar Nominated Writer/Director Has a Musical Tribute For All You Beautiful Pregnant Ladies (VIDEO)

UPenn and Rob Pearlstein and Baby Bump

UPenn and Rob Pearlstein and Baby Bump
After his short film was nominated for an Oscar in 2006, Rob Pearlstein (C'95, DP) went on to create another funny film that caught our attention.

Now, Rob has created what seems to be a sure viral video sensation called "She Gotta Bump", a song as he says, "for all you beautiful pregnant ladies".

Watch this very funny video after the jump ...and his reference to pickle farts. (look out for Rob in minute 1:57)