Funny or Die Is Changing the Comedy Game with Their New Venture 'Dips'
by Megh Wright Just in time for April Fools' Day, Funny or Die launched a brand new venture today called Dips, a cutting-edge 1.5 second looping video platform that they seem confident will completely change the online comedy content game. Check out the official launch video above, then head over to... [Read More]
Watch Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart audition for each other’s iconic TV/movie roles
To promote their new movie, Get Hard, stars Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart made fun of the fact that they hadn't worked together until now by revealing via Funny or Die video that's because they'd always been auditioning for the same parts. So now you can see what Hart would have looked like in Anchorm... [Read More]
Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell Share Some of Their Failed Audition Tapes
by Megh Wright To promote their new film Get Hard, Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell debuted a new video at SXSW over the weekend that's a collection of "failed audition tapes" of the guys trying out for some of each other's most iconic roles. Hopefully someday we'll get to see more footage from Ferrell's... [Read More]
Will Ferrell to play every baseball position on 10 different teams in one day
Will Ferrell has been known to send up sports in various role – soccer, Nascar, basketball, ice skating, he’s done them all. Well, except an obvious one, America’s National pastime, baseball. Beginning tomorrow, March 12, Ferrell will be at five different Spring training ballparks ... [Read More]
Will Ferrell to Play on Ten Different Baseball Teams in an Upcoming HBO Special
by Megh Wright HBO is teaming up with Funny or Die and Major League Baseball for a new special starring Will Ferrell. The pay network announced today that the untitled special will begin filming in Arizona tomorrow during spring training, and Ferrell will honor Bert "Campy" Campaneris by playing eve... [Read More]
Will Ferrell to play for 10 MLB teams in one day for HBO/Funny or Die special to raise money for cancer research, programs
The last time Will Ferrell starred in an HBO special, he was lampooning former President George W. Bush on Broadway. On Thursday, Ferrell will be pretending to be something he's not once more for HBO, but this time, it's for a very good cause -- in partnership with Major League Baseball and produced... [Read More]
Funny or Die Unearthed Michael Bolton's 'Office Space' Audition
by Megh Wright It only makes sense that Michael Bolton would be interested in the role of Michael Bolton in 1999's Office Space, and thanks to Funny or Die you can now watch his long-lost audition in full. I still consider Bolton's turn as Jack Sparrow to be the defining moment of his acting career,... [Read More]
Michael Kenneth Williams joins Will Ferrell to star in IFC’s follow-up miniseries to The Spoils of Babylon
Omar. Chalky. Rock. Michael Kenneth Williams will chalk up a new iconic TV character, starring as pianist Rock Banyon in the new IFC miniseries parody, The Spoils Before Dying. The cable network announced the casting today. The Spoils Before Dying comes from the same Funny or Die team that brought I... [Read More]
Funny or Die moves “Billy on the Street” to TruTV for season four, jumps for joy with Michelle Obama and Big Bird
Funny or Die has moved Billy Eichner's game-show-on-the-street Billy on the Street from Fuse to TruTV for its upcoming fourth season, and the deal also includes for repeat airings on TBS, plus a development hold on Eichner for future pilots, projects and specials on all of Turner's cable channels. T... [Read More]
Michelle Obama plays “For a Dollar” on special “Billy on the Street”
Michelle Obama Does Ridiculous Things For ‘Billy On The Street’ With Big Bird And Elena. In a special, D.C. supermarket edition of comedian Billy Eichner’s frantic game show, FLOTUS competed alongside Big Bird and fan-favorite contestant Elena in a game called, “Ariana Grande... [Read More]