What: Comic actor Jack Black, who has appeared in such films as School of Rock, High Fidelity and Shallow Hal, joins Variety editor-in-chief Peter Bart and legendary studio head Peter Guber – the hosts of AMC’s acclaimed weekly series, “Sunday Morning ShootOut.” The half-hour show will air Sunday, March 21 at 11 AM.
During the show, Black discusses Envy, his upcoming film in which he stars opposite Ben Stiller for director Barry Levinson and DreamWorks. Black also discusses his recently completed voice work for the animated feature Shark Tale, which is scheduled to hit theaters this summer with a cast that includes Will Smith, Angelina Jolie and Ren?e Zellwegger.
About The Show: Since its debut in October 2003, AMC’s “Sunday Morning ShootOut” has brought the smarts and spin of Sunday morning political shows to the world of entertainment. This fast-paced, thought-provoking half-hour of spirited conversation and confrontation orchestrated by Guber and Bart has welcomed the biggest names from Hollywood’s A-list to reflect and/or rant about moviemaking, including Edward Norton, Dustin Hoffman, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Samuel L. Jackson, Ron Howard, Robert Downey Jr. and Danny DeVito.
About the Hosts: Peter Guber is the Chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment, the former CEO of Sony Pictures, Polygram and Casablanca Record and Filmworks and the producer of dozens of Hollywood’s most successful movies including Midnight Express, Batman and Rainman. Peter Bart is editor-in-chief of Variety, and a former reporter for The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times and the author of more than 16 books about the inner workings of Hollywood. During his career as an executive at Paramount Pictures and as president of Lorimar, Bart played a major role creating classics like The Godfather, Rosemary’s Baby and The Postman Always Rings Twice.