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Stiller and Wilson are the new odd couple

By Laurie Bennett

January 2, 2011 at 12:21pm

Much as you might hate to admit it, you have to love the chemistry between Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson.

The two have made 10 movies together - most recently Little Fockers.

Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller

Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson

Yet it wasn’t love at first sight.

Wilson tells the Associated Press that Stiller was unimpressed when they met at auditions for The Cable Guy.

Although writer Judd Apatow promoted Wilson for the part, Stiller was less than enthusiastic.

The two eventually became good friends, working together not only on that first film and the Fockers series, but in movies such as Starsky and Hutch, Night at the Museum and The Royal Tenenbaums.

Now they’re reportedly talking about doing a sequel to their 2001 movie, Zoolander.

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3 Comments

  • #1.   Kevin Crossman 01.02.2011

    You’re forgetting Night at the Museum: Battle for the Smithsonian

  • #2.   Laurie Bennett 01.03.2011

    Ah, you’re so right! We had the first one, but not the sequel. The map and story have been updated. Thanks.

  • #3.   Derek 01.04.2011

    There are rumors that Harmonix Dance Central is going to feature heavily in Zoolander 2 allowing for the film to be incorporated into the dance Central’s upcoming Campaign Mode. In addition to Lady Gaga who is already a feature of the game; Jessica Alba and Jaden Smith are reported to be working Harmonix to be incorporated as virtual dancers in the game.

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