“Moana” Answers Call of the Ocean in High-Seas Adventure

From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes “Moana,” a sweeping, CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who sails out on a daring mission to save her people. “Moana is the 16-year-old daughter of the chief of Motunui,” says director Ron Clements. “She’s athletic, nimble, compassionate and incredibly smart. She has a never-say-die attitude and a …

“Moana” Masters the Seas in Newly Launched Payoff Poster

Disney has just released the payoff poster for the new, seafaring animated adventure “Moana” starring Dwayne Johnson and Auli’i Cravalho. The film sails into Philippine cinemas Nov. 30. Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast South Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their …

Dwayne Johnson, from Bullied Kid to Lethal Agent in ‘Central Intelligence’

Dwayne Johnson has solidified himself as a global box-office powerhouse with film revenues exceeding $2 billion worldwide. After doing consecutive action thrillers (“San Andreas,” “Fast & Furious 7”), he returns to the action comedy genre for Universal Pictures’ “Central Intelligence,” opening in Philippine cinemas June 15th. “Central Intelligence” follows Bob (Johnson), a one-time bullied geek …

Kevin Hart Reluctantly Must Save the World in ‘Central Intelligence’

If there’s one thing Kevin Hart can do, it’s sell shoes. If there’s one thing Kevin Hart can do better than sell shoes, it’s explode into one of the foremost comedians and entertainers in Hollywood today. After an electrifying performance at amateur night in a Philadelphia comedy club, Hart quit his shoe salesman job and …

‘We’re the Millers’ Director Back with ‘Central Intelligence’

With the hit comedies “Dodgeball” and “We’re the Millers” to his credit, Rawson Marshall Thurber, director of Universal Pictures’ new action comedy “Central Intelligence,” was looking to expand his filmmaking repertoire by incorporating a run of action in his next film. “I’ve loved action movies my whole life and I’ve been wanting to make one …

Unlikely Friends, Accidental Partners in ‘Central Intelligence’

Pairing Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart as unlikely former high school friends, and even unlikelier spy-busting, world-saving, accidental partners on the run, Universal Pictures’ “Central Intelligence” offers a fun and fast-paced mash-up of comedy and explosive action. Opening across the Philippines on June 15, “Central Intelligence” follows a one-time bullied geek who grew up to be …

Spy Action-Comedy ‘Central Intelligence’ Gets a New Poster

“Saving the world takes a little Hart and a big Johnson.” That’s the witty tagline of the new one-sheet art of Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart’s new action-comedy “Central Intelligence” in Philippine cinemas on June 15. “Central Intelligence” follows a one-time bullied geek who grew up to be a lethal CIA agent (Johnson), coming home for …

Difference in Size Matters in Action-Comedy ‘Central Intelligence’

It’s impossible to miss the massive size difference between Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (who is 6-foot-5, 265 pounds) and Kevin Hart (5-foot-4, 145 pounds) in photos from their upcoming comedy “Central Intelligence.” Johnson knew the physical pairing would bring automatic laughs. “With the visual alone, we had a shot at grabbing people,” says Johnson. “That …