Adult Swim Renews Dan Harmon's 'Rick and Morty' for Season 2
by Bradford Evans Community creator Dan Harmon's new series, the animated Adult Swim sci-fi comedy Rick and Morty, has been renewed for a second season. Adult Swim has yet to confirm the renewal, but one of the writers who was added for Season 2, Matt Roller (Community), posted a picture of the show... [Read More]
Jon Daly's Red Hot Chili Peppers Super Bowl Prank Is a Thing of Beauty
by Adam Frucci If you head over to RHCP2014.com, you'll be treated to a stream of the new song by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, who are performing at the halftime show of the Super Bowl on Sunday. Or at least that's what you'd think you were listening to if you were unfamiliar with Jon Daly and Zach Ga... [Read More]
Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant Are Writing a 'Choose Your Own Adventure' Movie
by Megh Wright Screenwriting team Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant are currently in final negotiations to pull off what seems like an impossible cinematic feat. THR reports that the duo are attached to write a movie adaptation of the hit 1980s Choose Your Own Adventure book series, with We're the Miller... [Read More]
Louis C.K. Is Releasing Todd Barry's New Special on His Website in March
by Megh Wright Todd Barry has a new standup special, and he's teamed up with Louis C.K. to make it available online. During his Daily Show interview last night, C.K. announced that the special, titled Todd Barry: The Crowd Work Tour, will be available on his website in March. The special follows Bar... [Read More]
Jonah Hill, James Franco, and Kristen Wiig Voice Characters in Seth Rogen's R-Rated Animated Sausage Movie
by Megh Wright Taking a more literal turn with their knack for making bro-centric movies, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are now making an R-rated animated movie called Sausage Party, The Wrap reports. The film — written by Rogen and Goldberg with This Is The End producers Kyle Hunter and Ariel ... [Read More]
NBC Cancels 'Sean Saves the World'
by Megh Wright NBC has stopped production on its Thursday night comedy Sean Saves the World, Variety reports. The show — which has struggled in the ratings since its October premiere — had an 18-episode order from the network, 14 of which have been filmed and 12 of which have aired. No w... [Read More]
Louis C.K., Kevin Hart to voice animated characters in upcoming movie
Come 2016, two of comedy’s biggest names will hit the silver screen together. As of right now, Louis CK, Kevin Hart, and Eric Stonestreet from Modern Family are all signed on to voice characters in an untitled film that’s set to release in 2016. These three guys will be voicing the diffe... [Read More]
Marc Maron Is Making His Directorial Debut with an Upcoming Episode of 'Maron'
by Bradford Evans Marc Maron announced on Twitter that he's directing an upcoming episode of his IFC comedy Maron, which he stars in and created. The episode, a part of the show's second season, will mark Maron's directorial debut. Maron premiered its 10-episode first season on IFC last May and... [Read More]
Paul F. Tompkins Is Providing Live Coverage of the State of the Union with a Panel of Puppets
by Bradford Evans Barack Obama is set to deliver his sixth State of the Union address tonight, and comedian Paul F. Tompkins will be anchoring some unusual live coverage of the event. Tompkins is the host of No, You Shut Up!, a comedy show on the new cable network Fusion that launched last year and ... [Read More]
Casey Wilson to Star in NBC Pilot Written by 'Happy Endings' Creator David Caspe
by Bradford Evans Casey Wilson has been cast in a new NBC pilot that will see her collaborating with Happy Endings creator David Caspe once again. THR reports that Wilson has been cast as one of the leads in Caspe's comedy pilot, Marry Me, which will be in contention for the 2014-15 TV season. ... [Read More]