Comedy On Comics: Yvonne Orji Could Star In A Marvel Superhero Movie, As ‘Spectrum’
Sure, we all know Yvonne Orji as Molly in Insecure. But, she would make for an excellent addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Given the power of social media, anything is possible. The character in mind for Orji: Spectrum. You may not be familiar with Spectrum, Yvonne might not be either. So l... [Read More]
Watch the Trailers for Amazon’s ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ and ‘Jean-Claude Van Johnson’ 
Amazon just released trailers for two of its pilots-turned-series. First up is The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which received a double-season pickup back in April not long after the pilot episode debuted on the streaming network. Created by Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls), the series stars Rachel B... [Read More]
FXX Orders an Animated ‘Deadpool’ Series Co-Created by Donald Glover
Donald Glover and his brother Stephen are working on a new show for FXX. According to The Wrap, the network has ordered an adult animated comedy series based on the Marvel character Deadpool, with the Glover brothers attached to write and co-executive produce. “Donald Glover is an incredibly g... [Read More]
Amazon Orders Two Seasons of ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’
One of Amazon’s new comedy pilots just became the first series to receive a double-season series order at the streaming network. According to Variety, Amazon has officially ordered two seasons of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel from Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino. Ordered to pilot last ... [Read More]
A Closer Look at Amazon’s New Comedy Pilots
It’s that time of year again: Amazon pilot season. The streaming service is once again letting you play Network Executive and decide which of their new pilots become series. You watch the pilots, then take a brief survey. Using this data, Amazon will decide which of their new shows get orders ... [Read More]
A Closer Look at Amazon’s New Comedy Pilots
It’s that time of year again: Amazon pilot season. The streaming service is once again letting you play Network Executive and decide which of their new pilots become series. You watch the pilots, then take a brief survey. Using this data, Amazon will decide which of their new shows get orders ... [Read More]
Amazon Orders Comedy Pilots About Real-Life Superheroes and a ’50s Housewife-Turned-Standup
Amazon just picked up five new pilots, including a dramedy about a housewife who becomes one of the first female standups and a project based on Joshuah Bearman’s 2008 Rolling Stone article “The Legend of Master Legend.” Here’s more on both pilots from Deadline: Sherman-Palla... [Read More]
ABC and Marvel are heading into the comedy space with “Damage Control”
ABC is continuing their ties with Marvel, this time for a comedy series, Damage Control. According to Variety, the script for a half-hour sitcom has been bought and will focus on the overworked, underpaid clean-up crew of the Marvel Universe. Genius. We’ve always wondered who puts “the c... [Read More]
ABC Is Developing a Comedy Set in the Marvel Universe
Back in August, NBC gave a pilot production commitment to an Office-style workplace comedy set in the DC Comics universe, and now ABC has a very similar project in the works. According to Variety, the network is developing a half-hour single-cam sitcom titled Damage Control that “follows the o... [Read More]
Marvel trying to land comedy director Adam McKay for phase three
In a recent interview with Collider, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige revealed that the studio is going after writer/director Adam McKay to take on one of their phase three films. “Adam McKay is in the running for everything. Adam McKay is a great, great writer and director. He did an amazing p... [Read More]