Jason Mantzoukas Road Trip Comedy Set to Debut in November
The Long Dumb Road, a comedy starring Jason Mantzoukas and Tony Revolori and directed by Hannah Fidell, has sold its North American distribution rights to Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Content Group, according to Deadline. In the film, which debuted at Sundance this year, Mantzoukas (The Lea... [Read More]
The Simpsons ineptly defends Apu as once upon a time “applauded and inoffensive”
On Sunday night’s episode of The Simpsons, the writers had little Lisa give advice to her mom about something or other, using it instead as an opportunity to defend themselves against charges of racism for having a white actor voice an Indian character with a heavily stereotyped accent. &ldquo... [Read More]
Watch the trailer for Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish’s new comedy “Night School”
Kevin Hart has been a box office draw for a while now, but his latest comedy is a bit of… MORE Watch the trailer for Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish’s new comedy “Night School” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Here’s the Trailer for ‘Night School’ Starring Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish
Last year, Kevin Hart signed on to star in a movie he also co-wrote called Night School, and today the first trailer was released. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee (Girls Trip), the movie follows “a group of misfits who are forced to attend adult classes in the longshot chance they’ll pass the... [Read More]
Abbi Jacobson and Will Graham Developing ‘A League of Their Own’ Comedy Series at Amazon
Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson and Mozart in the Jungle writer/executive producer Will Graham are teaming up to develop a series based on 1992’s A League of Their Own. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the two are co-writing and executive producing a half-hour A League of Their Own comedy... [Read More]
Trevor Noah signs long-term deal with Viacom
Viacom, Comedy Central’s parent company, is keeping Daily Show host Trevor Noah in the fold for a while. The deal includes multiple platforms for Noah’s production shingle, Day Zero. It helps that Noah already has lined up with Paramount for the movie adaptation of his memoir, Born ... [Read More]
Trevor Noah signs long-term deal with Viacom
Viacom, Comedy Central’s parent company, is keeping Daily Show host Trevor Noah in the fold for a while. The deal includes multiple platforms for Noah’s production shingle, Day Zero. It helps that Noah already has lined up with Paramount for the movie adaptation of his memoir, Born ... [Read More]
Nahnatchka Khan to Direct Netflix Romantic Comedy Starring Randall Park and Ali Wong
Last year, Randall Park and Ali Wong signed on to star together in a romantic comedy at Netflix, and now the project has a director. According to Variety, Fresh Off the Boat’s Nahnatchka Khan will make her feature directorial debut with the film, which Park and Wong (who star in and write for ... [Read More]
Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon Team Up in ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’ Trailer
Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon have joined forces for a new comedy called The Spy Who Dumped Me, and the first trailer dropped this week. Director Susanna Fogel co-wrote the script with David Iserson, and the movie centers on two friends named Morgan and Audrey, who “become entangled in an ... [Read More]
A Bunch of Monty Python Movies, TV Shows, and Specials Head to Netflix This Year
Soon, nearly all of Monty Python’s back catalog will be available to view on Netflix. According to Deadline, the streaming network has secured international rights to Monty Python’s films, television series, live shows, and specials, including Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Monty Pytho... [Read More]