Brad Pitt To Star In Film Adaptation Of “Table Tennis Tales And Techniques”

Table Tennis Tales and Techniques

Table Tennis Tales and Techniques

Los Angeles—In a casting coup, Paramount confirmed that Brad Pitt, star of “Thelma and Louise” and “True Romance,” will star in next year’s film adaptation of “Table Tennis Tales and Techniques.”

The book, published in 2009, is described on Barry Haywards’ Table Tennis Bibliography as “a compilation of various yarns, stories, tips and quotes from the pen of one of the top US coaches. An interesting read and some sound advice.”

Pitt will play the book’s author, top US table tennis coach Larry Hodges, and show the story of Hodges teaching a headstrong new table tennis phenom, played by Michael Cera. He convinces Cera’s character that he can successfully put together a table tennis club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.
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“Together Through The Years:” A “Hogan Family” Reunion Movie Finally Has The Green Light

The Hogan Family

The Hogan family

Los Angeles—Twenty years and several other series of varying success later, Jason Bateman has confirmed through his publicist that a “Hogan Family” reunion movie is finally going to happen.

“I’m thrilled to get back together with them,” Bateman said of his former co-stars Sandy Duncan, Josh Taylor, Jeremy Licht and Danny Ponce. “I had a terrific time working with all of them, no matter what we were calling the show, or what 70s star I was supposed to have a maternal relationship with.” Continue reading