If you had any doubts that this year's Movie Awards were going to be anything other than awesome, allow host Jason Sudeikis to put those fears to bed with one of the funniest "Twilight" explanations I've ever seen.

As far as I'm concerned, Sudeikis sold himself 100% during his appearance at last night's Sneak Peek Week presentation of "Horrible Bosses," his new comedy co-starring Jason Bateman. The topic of "Twilight" came up, as it inevitably does around this time of year, and Bateman confessed that he wasn't too familiar with the supernatural romance saga. Thankfully, Sudeikis was around to explain the series in a beautifully simple, astonishingly spot-on and wildly hilarious analogy: "Twilight" is just like "Star Wars."


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Killing your boss isn't easy work. Just ask Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and MTV Movie Awards host Jason Sudeikis — those guys are stepping up to the challenge of offing their employers in the upcoming comedy "Horrible Bosses," the latest subject of our Sneak Peek Week.

We're currently LIVE with Bateman and director Seth Gordon (and it isn't too late to tweet your questions @MTVNews using the #spw hash tag!), but to add some extra spice to the mix, we've also got an EXCLUSIVE clip from "Horrible Bosses" showing you exactly what goes into murdering the dudes who pay you money. Needless to say, it's not the most glamorous scheme in the world. Lots of surveillance. Lots of napping. Lots of junk food. Lots of rolling underneath garage doors, sometimes straight into them. Yeah… can't say we really recommend this line of work, honestly. But it sure is hilarious to watch!

Stay tuned all week long for more from MTV Sneak Peek Week!

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Alan RickmanSaying goodbye isn't easy. Every "Harry Potter" fan around the world is about to learn that lesson the hard way, if they haven't already.

But it's not just "Harry Potter" fans that are struggling through mixed emotions as the series barrels towards its conclusion this summer: it's the actors as well. Alan Rickman, who stars in the franchise as the chronically misunderstood potions master Severus Snape, had quite a lot to say about the ending of "Potter" in a new issue of Empire Magazine (via BuzzFeed), addressing author J.K. Rowling specifically in a letter crafted for her (and the public's) eyes.

Read the full letter past the jump.


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Daniel Radcliffe is fast becoming a New Yorker.

The "Harry Potter" superstar is currently living it up (and working extremely hard) in the Big Apple through his stage work headlining the Broadway revival of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." Because of that project, Dan is getting to experience all of the unique wonders that New York has to offer — from top-notch pizza to easily enraged taxi cab drivers (and the even more frustrating issue of people traffic) and everything in between.

But even as Dan gets more and more acquainted with New York City, does that make him a New York City expert? We're not so sure — at least, we weren't so sure, not until MTV After Hours host Josh Horowitz sat down with the MTV Movie Awards nominee to quiz him on all things New York.


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Dawn of the DeadSo, depending on who and what you believe, the world is ending tomorrow. That's right: Judgment Day arrives on May 21, 2011, so if you've got anything left on your bucket list that you're really hoping to scratch off, well… now's the time to do it.

Of course, the world isn't really ending tomorrow. I hope not, at least. But if it does, you better start praying to your deity of choice that you've seen enough post-apocalyptic movies to get you through whatever horrible bloodbath is coming our way if you want to stand a chance at survival.

In case you haven't seen many world-ending films, click past the jump and get the lowdown on the five essential movies you need to see to survive Doomsday. After all, it's still Friday — you've got all day to brush up on your post-apocalyptic movie know-how before the real thing comes your way tomorrow!



Scientifically proven fact: a heaping dose of Kristen Wiig heals all wounds. And, as evidenced by “Bridesmaids” – in theaters today (May 13) – Wiig’s performance seems especially therapeutic to counteract the residual traumas of our “always a bridesmaid” contingent.

“Bridesmaids” promises to fill an as-yet-unworn set o’ uncomfortably tight stilettos, bringing a much-needed female perspective to the “bro comedy” genre. The story follows the pitfall-laden plight of maid of honor Annie (Wiig) as she attempts to wrangle plans for the revelry surrounding her best friend Lillian’s (Maya Rudolph) wedding. Along with suffering a slew of personal problems, Annie must contend with the rest of the bridal party – disgruntled mom Rita (Wendi McLendon-Covey), naïve newlywed Becca (Ellie Kemper), aggressive and tomboyish Megan (Melissa McCarthy) and privileged, wanna-be BFF Helen (Rose Byrne).

The misadventures of this motley crew prove stomach-ache-inducing hilarious, but also touch upon some very current struggles for all those “of age” ladies out there. Which got us thinking – does real life imitate art? According to some former brides and bridesmaids, the answer is a resounding YES. Check out some real life wedding horror stories after the jump!



As soon as trailers for the new comedy "Bridesmaids" (in theaters this Friday) hit, the first thing you heard -- well, after the bouts of laughter had subsided -- was talk about how it looked like "the female version of 'The Hangover.'"

Sure, on the surface, there are similar elements (a group of oddballs get together in preparation for a wedding, Vegas is involved, things go terribly awry), but there's way more to "Bridesmaids" than meets the eye -- and don't let those previews with the Pink song fool you, this is no run-of-the-mill chick flick! Walk down the aisle with us as we compare and contrast the two gut-busting comedies.


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Over the course of three (soon to be four) "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies, we've seen the likes of Captain Jack Sparrow, his merry band of pirate pals and even his most cutthroat foes battle their way through extraordinary circumstances involving undead privateers, legendary sea creatures and man-eating tribal warriors.

So, really, in the grand scheme of things — Sparrow versus the wonderful world of Legos? Piece of cake.

For your viewing enjoyment, MTV News has created a fantastic stop-motion recreation of the "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" trailer using — you guessed it — Legos! Every scene from the action-packed trailer comes back to life here, albeit in a significantly more yellow and blocky flavor than you're probably used to.



What would you do if you were abducted by gorilla mask-wearing criminals, forced to strap a bomb to your chest and told to go rob a bank or else incur a terrible, fiery demise? If your name's Jesse Eisenberg, you'd go give your best pal Aziz Ansari a call.

MTV News visited the set of "30 Minutes or Less" late last year and got the inside scoop on everything you want to know about "Zombieland" director Ruben Fleischer's latest comedy. Eisenberg stars in the film as a pizza delivery guy who finds himself in the exact predicament outlined above, and he quickly realizes that getting out of such a situation is going to require some outside assistance — which is where Ansari comes in.


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Osama bin LadenThe death of Osama bin Laden is making headlines all across the globe today, and it's an incident we're sure to hear about for years and years to come — indeed, it's a story we're likely to see on the big-screen very soon.

Several developing films centered on bin Laden already existed prior to the Al Qaeda terrorist leader's death in Pakistan over the weekend, with talented filmmakers like Kathryn Bigelow and Oliver Stone attached to some of these projects. But what are the details of these movies? And what's the status on each project now that bin Laden is dead?

We've got the rundown of Hollywood's various bin Laden projects after the jump.


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