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Laura Dern Will Be Chasing Around Those LITTLE FOCKERS!!

Merrick here...
I have mixed feelings about this one... I rather enjoyed MEET THE PARENTS when I first saw it, but found its sequel...MEET THE FOCKERS...pretty tiresome. I got the feeling they had more fun making it than we had watching it - and I didn't get the sense they had too awesome a time making it. So a third film? Not sure, at all. Nonetheless... THR says Laura Dern is joining the cast of LITTLE FOCKERS, which'll return Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Robert De Niro, Blythe Danner and Owen Wilson.
Dern plays the headmistress of the elementary school that the Fockers' kids attend.
...says THR HERE. Jessica Alba recently joined the cast as well. THR indicates the title LITTLE FOCKERS may change. I hope it doesn't, it may prove to be the most ingenious element of the film. We'll see...

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  • Oct. 19, 2009, 10:34 a.m. CST

    Is David Lynch

    by unkempt_sock

    Directing? And will Sam Neil make an appearance? Maybe a Raptor?

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 10:34 a.m. CST

    Good morning

    by secretcylon


  • Oct. 19, 2009, 10:34 a.m. CST

    I hope they bring back Muldoon...

    by unkempt_sock

    he was the coolest.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 10:35 a.m. CST

    Clever girl....

    by unkempt_sock

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 10:41 a.m. CST

    You have a T-Rex????

    by unkempt_sock

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 10:41 a.m. CST

    We have a T-Rex!!!

    by unkempt_sock

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 10:43 a.m. CST

    Jurassic Park 4

    by DickJones

    is the only thing I wanna see Laura Dern in.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 10:46 a.m. CST


    by unkempt_sock

    I'm not alone on this.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 10:47 a.m. CST

    Does Teri Polo work outside of this franchise?

    by epitone

    Then again, she probably doesn't need to.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 10:52 a.m. CST

    Aint It Elderly News...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...the only people in the world who love these movies are my in-laws.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 10:57 a.m. CST

    Yeah Teri had her own sitcom as well as

    by saintsaucey

    Working on two Aaron Sorkin Shows. Both she was a guest star in. In the West Wing she played the incoming President's wife and in Sports Night she played Rebbecca Wells. Her sitcom "I'm with her" Had a plot similar to Notting Hill, with her in the Julia Roberts role. It only lasted a season.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 11:18 a.m. CST

    Teri Polo also has her own Playboy pics too.

    by nomihs

    Not bad...not bad at all.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 11:21 a.m. CST

    Dustin and Babs a no go?

    by MMacKK

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 11:37 a.m. CST

    The Title

    by Symposium

    It should be called "Meet The Little Fockers". Just so we can refer to it as the "Meet" trilogy in the future and feel good about ourselves.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 11:39 a.m. CST


    by epitone

    George Lucas will change it to that for the special-edition DVD release.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 11:39 a.m. CST


    by Aquatarkusman

    (seriously, though, I'm rooting for SkyNet to achieve self-awareness before this comes out)

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 11:48 a.m. CST

    MTP is awesome; sequel blowed...

    by HarryCalder

    ...but I'll see anything with Teri Polo's ass in it.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 12:13 p.m. CST

    An Alba/Polo/Dern Kissing Contest

    by tonagan

    The viewer wins whatever the outcome.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 12:21 p.m. CST

    Meet The Parents was classic

    by liljuniorbrown

    It was a funny Ben Stiller movie,which depending on your comedy taste,can be few and far between. I can admit to laughing out loud more than once on thta one. As far as the sequel kind of sucked ass. Not sure why they are beating this horse but they may want to check it's pulse.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 12:40 p.m. CST

    I"ve wanted to Fuck Laura Dern since I saw Rambling Rose

    by conspiracy

    Plays a pretty good Nympho. She'd have been Great in "Antichrist" from the clips I've seen. Naughty tart.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 12:41 p.m. CST

    What about call it....

    by Jamie McBain

    Meet The Raptors instead?

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 12:45 p.m. CST

    If DeNiro from the 70's met DeNiro from the 90's onward.....

    by Hint_of_Smegma

    .....he'd kick his own ass, screaming "What the fuck were you thinking???????" over and over.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 12:59 p.m. CST

    Little Rascals?

    by sidonie

    A couple of years ago, I jokingly thought up a scenario for the 3rd movie called Li'L Focker, the first kid they have. DeNiro was practically at the birth he was so interfering. The godfather was Mo Focker a cousin and gambler and Owen Wilson is a riverboat chaplain. Oh, well let's just see if this film pans out. Could be a send up of the Little Rascals.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 1:17 p.m. CST


    by BringingSexyBack

    They're the only Stiller movies I can stomache, and DeNiro is hilarious. I don't get the hate for the sequel. Hoffman and Streisand were funny as hell. I support Little Fockers.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 1:28 p.m. CST

    As far as I'm concerned these movies can FOCK off


    Hehe, see what I did there?

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 1:38 p.m. CST

    Fockers is too jewish for even most jews

    by Professor_Monster

    i love the way the sequel showed the jews as being in touch and well rounded while the "other" family was the one with all the problems and hang ups. And please stop trying to sell Barbara to us as sexy - she's not - never has been! From A Star is Born to fucking Brolin - she's a beeked pig.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 1:48 p.m. CST

    I agree completely

    by Charlie_Allnut

    The 1st was just great fun, and the second was pretty bland and boring. No interest here in another. Also agree about DeNiro's career implosion. About 12 years of pure brilliance, then nothing.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 1:49 p.m. CST

    Craven back for Scream 4....

    by jaysin420

    in other news, meet the fockers still sucked.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 2:03 p.m. CST

    First was mildly amusing... second was dreadful

    by MattmanReturns

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 2:50 p.m. CST

    @ unkempt_sock

    by Kontarsky

    Muldoon actor's dead, man. Sucks, as he was the best. Any ideas on who we can get to recast?

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 2:56 p.m. CST

    Jessica Alba stars in "I'd Focker"

    by br1947

    that is all

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 2:56 p.m. CST

    i disagree barbara is sexy

    by ominus

    have u seen the movie with her as a prostitute who murders leslie nilsen because he tried to rape her? from what i recall she had some nice sexy scenes there.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 3:07 p.m. CST

    I think I can speak for all of us when I say...

    by ericthebeef

    Who the FU#$ cares!!!!!

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 3:37 p.m. CST


    by DarthCorleone

    That piece of wisdom has never made sense to me. No, you don't fuck a face; you just frequnetly spend a lot of your time looking at the face while you're fucking. If visual stimulation has anything at all to do with sexual enjoyment - and it certainly does for me - than her face should matter. Does a pretty face guarantee that the woman will make for an enjoyable time in the sack? Of course not. But it's not a factor to completely discount. That said, Barbra had a pretty rocking body back in the day and more recently than one might guess.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 3:38 p.m. CST

    Wait a minute, you have MIXED feelings?

    by REVENGE_of_FETT

    As in, there's some GOOD feelings in there somewhere for this film? Somebody alert baby jeebus! We are ready for the fucking apocalypse!

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 4:03 p.m. CST

    No Bernie And Rozalin?

    by DutchRudder

    C'mon, at least bring back Bernie. "I want a chimichanga." "Then have a chimichanga."

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 4:06 p.m. CST

    I'll Bet Bern and Roz Were In JettL's Script

    by DutchRudder

    Weren't they JettL? Hmmmm???

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 4:08 p.m. CST

    RedHorseVector...I disagree with your old man..

    by conspiracy

    SOme chicks like a good face fuckin; he must have never met one without a gag reflex, poor guy.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 4:20 p.m. CST

    The title

    by master_of_realty

    I wouldn't say it's ingenious at all even is the movie blows. Didn't they run that joke into the ground over two movies now?

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 4:45 p.m. CST

    Butterface is no prob

    by MacReady452

    fuck her from behind or go with the paper bag. With Babs I would go paper in plastic. That way I don't have to see her and she will suffocate. Fuck that overly liberal, overrated, over opinionated bitch. I'ld still fuck her from behind with a bag on her head. "You don't fuck the face, son."

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 5:12 p.m. CST

    actually i thought meet the fockers was pretty funny

    by supercowbell5THECOWBELLHASSPOKEN

    but i prefer meet the parents. hte awkardness and situations were just funnier in that one and it was just much more sharp.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 5:14 p.m. CST

    RedHorse...the French say that "in the dark, all cats...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...are gray." Now, I don't claim to know exactly what that means, but I assume they're basically quoting your old man.<P>And it makes me think of geriatric gray pussy. So it's funny.<P>Not very sexy though.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 5:45 p.m. CST

    Ramblin Rose...oh my

    by Bouncy X

    how many times i wished i was that kid i couldnt even say. she wasn't super hot or whatever but she was pretty enough and to have some older woman do those things around and to me? damn you movies for not becoming reality. :P

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 6:20 p.m. CST

    la nuit, tous les chats sont gris

    by Gorgomel

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 6:26 p.m. CST

    Dern hasn't gotten much work since Ellen

    by _V_

    Dern has stated that she thinks after doing the "coming out" episode of Ellen in the late 1990's, she was blacklisted by hollywood insiders. I think there may be at least some measure of truth to this given that she's at least a decent actress. Amazing how conservative TV was even then when Ellen came out and it was seen like a nuke going off. 10 years later the reaction would not be the same.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 6:41 p.m. CST

    From David Lynch to this shit...

    by TheWaqman

    complete opposite ends of the spectrum. Stick to making good films Dern. Scrap this shit forreal.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 6:57 p.m. CST

    Meet the Fockers

    by ThePorkChopExpress

    Was good

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 7:51 p.m. CST

    if you didn't like mtf, you're an ASSSSSS....HOOOOOOLE

    by Meadowe

    I like part 2, though that scene of his baby foreskin going into their food I could've done without.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 8:20 p.m. CST

    First one sucked, second one sucked...

    by GeorgieBoy

    I have no doubts the third one will suck too.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 8:43 p.m. CST

    Dern is an excellent actress.

    by DickJones

    Now bring on Jurassic Park 4. Or at least the fucking blu rays.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 9:23 p.m. CST

    Dern was featured in the only gratuitous ass shot...

    by Nasty In The Pasty Spielberg's career.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 10:09 p.m. CST

    I love how the "ass shot" has been embraced by so many

    by YackBacker

    I remember watching JURASSIC PARK opening night and when that shot happened I said "Nice!" to which my friend's older brother said "Hell yeah" all amidst dinosaur mayhem. The lesson here is: there's always time for a nice ass shot.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 11:38 p.m. CST

    Hi, two for "little fuckers", please.

    by ricarleite2

    You are going to take away from me the pleasure of saying this to a high school drop out loser who works at the local theater? Even though I will not end up buying the tickets, saying I've changed my mind about it as I am asked to pay? Do not change the title. Unless you plan to call it mother fuckers. Or motherfucking cocksucking pieces of shit in a cunt.

  • Oct. 19, 2009, 11:45 p.m. CST

    Laura Dern > Jessica Alba

    by BenBraddock

    Just kidding..

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 12:13 a.m. CST

    Some of you need to keep in mind...

    by cheyne_stoking_DMS

    that there isn't "Godfather type shit" being produced anymore. Let an actor do his/her job and fucking act. I don't see the big deal in bitching. Ah, who the fuck am I kidding. I'm talking to a brick wall.

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 12:22 a.m. CST

    The title may be changed...

    by Monkey Butler

    May I recommend as alternatives: <p> Baby Fockers <p> Kiddie Fockers <p> The word 'fockers' is the only thing this movie has going for it <p> preteen fockers <p> Zany Ben Stiller family comedy #562

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 12:28 a.m. CST


    by Toilet_Terror

    All the Fockers in fat suits.

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 12:39 a.m. CST


    by F-18

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    by lockesbrokenleg

    I don't get this series. I'm sure old people find it funny. Me no.

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 5:42 a.m. CST

    mr Hammond I think were back in business!

    by The_Crimson_King

    *Raptor pops out behind me* AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 6:22 a.m. CST

    Is polaski directing this??

    by Potatino

    now thats a bad joke.

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 6:24 a.m. CST

    also bad spelling

    by Potatino


  • Oct. 20, 2009, 6:58 a.m. CST

    Teri Polo REALLY peels my potato!!

    by beatleMatt

    Love her to death...

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 7:41 a.m. CST

    Spielberg's gratuitous ass shot???

    by TheBoyFromUlster

    Man, you guys are forgetten about 1941? The Jaws homage, chick panicking, then the Jap Sub coming right up her ass! Hollllllyvoooood!!!!.....

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 7:45 a.m. CST

    this shit needs to stop

    by DioxholsterReturns

    someone needs to do something about this shit or else 2012 will be the end of the world.

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 7:46 a.m. CST

    Laura Dern nearly ruined JP!

    by TheBoyFromUlster

    The scene where she’s eating ice cream when talking to Dickie Attenborough, cringe worthy!! Saying that JP has a history of shitty actresses in it, Jeff Goldblums ‘acrobat’ daughter? Tea Leoni’s screaming banshee in the 3rd?....They must be keeping up the tradition as Keira Knightly is pencilled in for the 4th!

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 7:46 a.m. CST

    Littler Fockers should be Mini Fockers

    by DioxholsterReturns

    am i right? am i?!

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 10 a.m. CST

    _V_...Dern is Full of Sht about the "Ellen" thing...

    by conspiracy

    Hollywood has ALWAYS been very, VERY accepting of homosexuals; even those who outted themselves. You have ALWAYS had homosexuals in the upper echelons of the studios, and in TV; that scene in the Ellen show did not hurt her career...reportedly being an insufferable bitch did.

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 10:26 a.m. CST

    the "ass shot" in 1941

    by The_Crimson_King

    hilarious scene.....

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 10:46 a.m. CST

    Merrick you are crazy!!

    by thedoctor28

    The sequel was AWESOME, bring on #3!!!

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 10:59 a.m. CST

    Little Sock Cuckers

    by Stabby

    Teri Polo cucking my sock. Now, that's a movie I can get behind.

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 11:01 a.m. CST

    I loved Meet the Parents

    by Stabby

    But, can't bring my self to watch the sequel. Barbara Streisand is my kryptonite.

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  • Oct. 20, 2009, 2:03 p.m. CST

    Star Fockers.....

    by DarfurOnTheRocks2

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 2:04 p.m. CST

    Dirty Fockers....

    by DarfurOnTheRocks2

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 2:04 p.m. CST

    Cheap Ass Fockers....

    by DarfurOnTheRocks2

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 2:05 p.m. CST

    Focker Force Five

    by DarfurOnTheRocks2

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    by DrMorbius

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 2:39 p.m. CST

    No Streisand?...

    by cheyne_stoking_DMS

    Giant Robert Smith and giant Leonard Maltin must've done the trick.

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 3:07 p.m. CST

    TrannyFockers 2: Rise of the Falsies

    by Stabby

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 3:24 p.m. CST

    Oh yeah, I forgot about the 1941 "HORRYWOOOOD! scene

    by Nasty In The Pasty

    Still, it's funny/odd just how desexualized most of Spielberg's films are (with the exception of Eric Bana fucking the Munich out of his wife, of course). Most directors tend to fetishize attractive actresses at least on OCCASION, but the 'Berg almost NEVER does this. Even the Jennifer Garner prostitute scene in Catch Me If You Can was weirdly chaste. That's why the shot centering on Laura Dern's nice ass in JP as she walked over a hill stood out to me.

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 3:27 p.m. CST

    Fockers 2: Wrath of FOCK

    by finky089

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 3:28 p.m. CST

    "You had these kids b/c you think they're cute...

    by finky089

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 3:28 p.m. CST

    "but they are living things and they'll defend themselves...

    by finky089

    aggressively if necessary." <p> or, whatever her line was

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 10:40 p.m. CST

    I wanna show her my SPITTER...

    by FrankGarrett

    ...65 million hand jobs in the making.

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 11:31 p.m. CST

    Nasty In The Pasty is right....

    by The_Crimson_King

    I love Spielberg, but it is true how "desexualized" most of his movies are

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 11:36 p.m. CST

    Spielberg is sexually repressed

    by YackBacker

    Anyone hear the story of how after Drew Barrymore did Playboy, he cut and pasted clothes back ONTO her spread and sent the issue to back to her? Who does that?!