Knowledge Identifier: +Jack_Black
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1969.
Countries: United States (70%), United Kingdom (7%), (7%)
Linked to: Foo Fighters, Crossroads School, Hebrew school, Poseidon School
Kyle Gass - Gass soon graduated from UCLA. In 1986, a 16-year-old Jack Black was one of the new recruits in the Actor's Gang, and the two were introduced
He began his career in 1991 when he formed the satirical rock group Tenacious D with friend and fellow groupmate Kyle Gass
Gwyneth Paltrow - Also in 2001, she starred with Jack Black in the comedy Shallow Hal, where she had to wear a specially designed 25 pound fatsuit and heavy make-up.
Shifting Baselines - Since its creation, it has produced many environmental media campaigns, most notably a 2003 campaign and public service announcement, titled "The Ocean Symphony PSA", which starred such Hollywood actors/celebrities as Jack Black, Henry_Winkler, Tom Arnold, and Madeleine Stowe, among many others
Colin Hanks - In 2005, he appeared in the remake of "King Kong", playing the assistant to Jack Black's character
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards - In 2006, Jack Black hosted the show to promote "Nacho Libre" again in 2008 to tie in with "Kung Fu Panda" its sequel in 2011
Nacho Libre - In November 2006, Jack Black revealed that a sequel was a possibility: "I sure hope so, I love working with Jared
Tenacious D helped the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation to raise awareness and funds in San Diego on June 16, 2007
Tom Cruise - In 2008, Cruise appeared in the hit comedy Tropic Thunder with Ben Stiller and Jack Black.
Dustin Hoffman - In 2008, although he was reluctant to perform in an animated film, Hoffman had a prominent role as Shifu in the acclaimed film Kung Fu Panda, which was praised in part for his comedic chemistry with Jack Black and his character's poignantly complex relationship with the story's villain.
In October 2010, Tenacious D appeared at BlizzCon 2010, a convention hosted by the game designers, Blizzard Entertainment
Casey Abrams - On May 25, 2011, Abrams sang "Fat Bottomed Girls" with Jack Black on the "American Idol" finale
In 2012, Black starred in Linklater's black comedy "Bernie" as real-life murderer Bernie Tiede, a funeral director in a small East Texas town, who befriends and eventually murders a rich widow, played by Shirley MacLaine
Charlie Kaufman - In July 2012, Jack Black, who was to star in the film, revealed in an interview that funding for the project had fallen through, as the studio was unsure about its chances for success after the financial failure of Kaufman's last directorial effort
The King of Comedy (1983 film) - Sandra Bernhard, who plays Masha in the film, indicated in a 2013 interview that Jack Black was interested by a remake, however she dismissed the idea, saying it was "too late" to do it
Goosebumps (film) - In September 2013, it was reported that Jack Black was in talks to "play a Stine-like author whose scary characters literally leap off the page, forcing him to hide from his own creepy creations
In 2018, Black appeared in the music video for Gorillaz song Humility
Goosebumps (film) - Production will begin on February 25, 2018, Plot details revealed are Jack Black is confirmed to return as voice of Slappy