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Daniels Challenges A Mama's Boy
Starring in the Jon Heder comedy

13 April 2006  |  Written by   |  Source: Variety

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Can you imagine a man as easygoing as Jeff Daniels shacking up with your mother and booting you out of your home? We can’t either, but Jon Heder can.

Daniels – last seen in The Squid & The Whale – will co-star in Mama’s Boy, the previously announced comedy featuring Heder as a slacker still living with mother Diane Keaton. When her new boyfriend,  self-help guru (Daniels) moves in, Heder’s character is forced into open warfare to stay where he is.

Tim Hamilton’s directing from a script by Saving Silverman’s Hank Nelken.

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Acht, it's the only half-decent comeback I could think of. This film does sound crap though doesn't it, yet, it will do well in the box office. It's this kind of tripe that forces me to leave silly comments & seriously, I feel revived afterwards. Slacker movies died with the 90's. More

Posted by ithomson82 at 17:55 on 13 April 2006 | Report This Post

Really? Mother japes? I mean don't get me wrong, that's pretty cutting edge fuqin stuff...anyway, my mother's literate and incapable of either typing or writing; although, you do have her pegged on the water-sports. More

Posted by Johnnycashsjeans at 16:29 on 13 April 2006 | Report This Post

On the contrary, your mum is typing for me. mmmmm, piss. More

Posted by ithomson82 at 12:59 on 13 April 2006 | Report This Post

That should prevent you from sprouting any more drivel, then. More

Posted by Johnnycashsjeans at 12:48 on 13 April 2006 | Report This Post

I just took a pish all over my keyboard. More

Posted by ithomson82 at 11:28 on 13 April 2006 | Report This Post


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