Funny or Die’s “iSteve” biopic is here
Though the trailer’s been floating around the internet for a few months how last night Funny Or Die’s full length biopic spoof of the life of the late Steve Jobs. It stars former Apple pitchman Justin Long. While we all don’t have 78 minutes to watch the whole thing, you should kno... [Read More]
Showtime To Air ‘Richard Pryor: Omit The Logic’ Documentary On May 31 (Video)
Richard Pryor: Omit The Logic premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 23 and Showtime has now set Friday, May 31 as the debut air date. The documentary, directed by Roman Polanski: Wanted And Desired helmer Marina Zenovich, and written by P.G. Morgan, chronicles Pryor’s life from his troubled youth in Peoria, Illinois, to his meteoric rise as one of the most respected comic actors of the 20th century. Jennifer Pryor exec produced. [Read More]
Will Forte: "There Will Be Some Form of 'MacGruber 2'"
While it bombed at the box office during its initial release, Will Forte's SNL spinoff MacGruber has grown into a cult favorite. Forte was asked about the movie this week by EW when promoting Run and Jump, an upcoming drama he's acting in. Forte had this to say: "We are going to make MacGruber 2 ... [Read More]
Dan Aykroyd and Allison Janney to Join Melissa McCarthy's 'Tammy'
Melissa McCarthy is lining up quite an impressive cast for Tammy, her first movie as director. Variety reports that Dan Aykroyd and Allison Janney are both in talks to join the cast, which also includes McCarthy, Mark Duplass, Susan Sarandon, and Kathy Bates. Tammy will mark the first movie as scr... [Read More]
'Admission' Review Roundup: Critics Like Tina Fey and Paul Rudd, Not Much Else
Admission, starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd, is this week's big new comedy – unless a movie Rob Schneider and the ShamWow guy made together called inAPPropriate Comedy turns out to be much better than it sounds. While the reviews for Admission are faring a lot better than those for inAPPropriate Co... [Read More]
Christina Applegate in talks to star in new Vacation movie with Ed Helms
Christina Applegate, who’s currently filming Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, is in talks to join the in-the-works Vacation reboot starring Ed Helms. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Applegate would play Helm’s “strong-willed wife who may be lo... [Read More]
There Are Two Dueling Del Close Biopics in Development
There's been a lot of hubbub in the press lately about two competing Steve Jobs biopics, but now, The Chicago Tribune reports that there are two dueling movies based on the life of Del Close, the father of modern improvisational comedy. Close, amongst other things, trained dozens of well-known com... [Read More]
Veep returns with season 2 on April 14th (trailer)
The hilariously awesome sitcom Veep, staring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, returns for its second season on April 14th. The show places Louis-Drefus in the Vice Presidential position with her fumbling, tumbling staff and politics that need to be negotiate. The trailer for the new season was just released and... [Read More]
Funny Or Die to release Steve Jobs spoof biopic titled ‘iSteve’
Funny Or Die has announced its plans to release the very first Steve Jobs biopic. Starring Justin Long as Steve Jobs and James Urbaniak as Bill Gates, the 75-minute flick titled iSteve will premiere on FunnyOrDie.com on April 15. “In true Internet fa... [Read More]