Summer 2012 Movies
This year is a big one for blockbuster films, and with so many sequels and popular films hitting screens around the country, there is truly something for everyone. This week’s big release is Ice Age 4: Continental Drift, which opened Friday, July 13 2012. This week, the film’s stars shared their thoughts about working on the film, making it one of the hottest topics on daytime TV. You can also check out what Matt Bomer had to say about his work in this summer’s Magic Mike.
Ray Romano as Manny the Mammoth: Ice Age Continental Drift
We remember Ray Romano as the star of Everybody Loves Raymond, and he told Kelly Ripa about how he is keeping in touch with his fictional family since the show ended years ago. He’s also back for the fourth installment of the Ice Age movies, and he said that the plot of this movie actually paralleled a parenting problem he has dealt with offscreen.
Ice Age 4: Wanda Sykes is Granny
Though comedian and actress Wanda Sykes isn’t in a hurry to do more international traveling, she was happy to chat with her friend Ellen DeGeneres about her work on Ice Age 4: Continental Drift. She voices a new character in this movie, Sid’s Granny. But she told Ellen that if her mother had her way, she wouldn’t have such a distinctive and recognizable voice.
John Leguizamo: Sid the Sloth Returns
John Leguizamo is back in the fourth Ice Age film, which is coming out in the middle of a busy summer for the actor. He talked about co-hosting the Puerto Rican Day Parade and how he mastered Sid the Sloth’s lisp in a chat with Kelly Ripa and guest co-host Seth Meyers. Later, he spoke with Kathie Lee and Hoda about the family-oriented plot of this fourth movie and even taught them the moves to a dance called The Sid Shuffle.
- Live With Kelly: John Leguizamo “Ice Age 4″ Interview
- Kathie Lee & Hoda: John Leguizamo Ice Age 4: Continental Drift Review
Summer Movies 2012: Matt Bomer in Magic Mike
You might recognize Matt Bomer from the USA Network drama White Collar. But this summer, he’s getting recognized more without his clothes on thanks to his role as a male stripper in the ensemble film Magic Mike, with a cast that includes Channing Tatum. He talked with Kelly Ripa about how he and his co-stars got ready for the film’s most revealing moments.