Comedy Central Orders a Jack Black-Produced Women's Basketball League Comedy
by Megh Wright The team behind Yahoo's hit 2013 web series Ghost Ghirls have a new show in the works at Comedy Central. According to Deadline, the network has ordered a half-hour series created by and starring Amanda Lund, Maria Blasucci, and Angela Trimbur about "a group of misfit women in LA who f... [Read More]
Here's the First Trailer for HBO's 'The Brink' Starring Jack Black and Tim Robbins
by Megh Wright HBO's new comedy The Brink premieres on Sunday, June 21st at 10:30pm, and the pay network released the first trailer today. Starring Jack Black and Tim Robbins, the series follows a low-level military officer (Black) and the Secretary of State (Robbins) during a geopolitical crisis. A... [Read More]
First tease of HBO’s The Brink starring Jack Black and Tim Robbins
The Brink, starring Jack Black and Tim Robbins, premieres June 21 at on HBO. The Brink follows the United States government as it deals with a possible coup in Pakistan by dispatching such unlikely heroes as a crass foreign service officer (Jack Black) and a secretary of state (Tim Robbins) who has ... [Read More]
Jack Black (Almost) Plays a Song for Scott Aukerman on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'
by Megh Wright Here's a sneak peek at Friday's episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! featuring special guest Jack Black, who reluctantly agrees to sing a song for Scott Aukerman after the magic moment of opportunity has already passed. Thankfully, Black wasn't reluctant at all when he joined Reggie Watts fo... [Read More]
Jack Black teases Scott Aukerman with his guitar on Comedy Bang! Bang!
Jack Black finally agrees to play a song for Aukerman on an upcoming episode of Comedy Bang! Bang!. The episode airs April 10 on IFC. Aukerman and Black both have ties to the influential sketch show Mr. Show with Bob and David. Aukerman as writer and Black as an actor. Jack Black teases Scott Aukerm... [Read More]
First trailer for Jack Black and James Marsden comedy The D Train
All his life, Dan Landsman, played by Jack Black, has never been the cool guy. That’s about to change – if he can convince Oliver Lawless (James Marsden), the most popular guy from his high school who’s now the face of a national Banana Boat ad campaign, to show up with him to thei... [Read More]
Jack Black and James Marsden's 'The D Train' Premieres on May 8th
by Megh Wright Jack Black and James Marsden recently teamed up for a new indie film called The D Train, and after a successful run at Sundance, the film is now headed to theaters on Friday, May 8th. According to Vanity Fair, the trailer has been edited to present the film as more of a high school re... [Read More]
Jack Black as Adam Devine’s father figure on Workaholics, and other pitch-perfect parenting sitcom guest casting
When Adam Devine burst into our national consciousness -- not just through his starring role in Comedy Central's Workaholics, but also through a national ad campaign and a plum role in the singing feature film Pitch Perfect -- I was far from the only person to notice how Devine reminded us all of a ... [Read More]
Jack Black comedy “The D Train” heading to IFC
Debuting this week at the Sundance Film Festival is the high school reunion comedy starring Jack Black entitled The D Train. And the next stop for said train is possibly IFC, who is close to signing a deal for U.S. distribution rights. Fox Searchlight was also in the running for ... [Read More]
'The Birthday Boys' Explores the Sad World of Classic Movie Reboots
by Megh Wright Here's a sneak peek at this Friday's episode of IFC's The Birthday Boys featuring guest star Jack Black as a jaded actor starring in a reboot of a classic animated film he's never even seen. It's the perfect sketch at a time where reboots, remakes, sequels, and film-to-TV adaptations ... [Read More]