Fox Is Developing a TV Reboot of ‘The Nice Guys’ Called ‘The Nice Girls’
If Bad Moms can lead to Bad Dads, then surely The Nice Guys can lead to The Nice Girls, right? According to The Hollywood Reporter, Shane Black’s 2016 buddy action-comedy starring Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe is getting a “contemporary, female-centered” TV reboot at Fox with wome... [Read More]
Jonathan Levine and Kenya Barris Are Working on a ‘Coming to America’ Sequel
A sequel to the 1988 Eddie Murphy comedy Coming to America is in the works at Paramount. According to Variety, the studio has hired Black-ish creator Kenya Barris to rewrite the script by original writers Barry Blaustein and David Sheffield, and Jonathan Levine (50/50, Warm Bodies, Snatched) is atta... [Read More]
Kumail Nanjiani and John Cena Are Starring in a Buddy Cop Comedy Together
As if his starring role on Silicon Valley, critically acclaimed movie The Big Sick, and upcoming Saturday Night Live hosting gig weren’t enough to keep Kumail Nanjiani busy, now he has a new starring movie role opposite the always hilarious John Cena in the works. According to Deadli... [Read More]
Chevy Chase, Richard Dreyfuss, Lewis Black, and More to Star in Netflix Comedy ‘The Last Laugh’
Netflix has a new movie in the works with Chevy Chase set to star. Variety reports that Chase, Richard Dreyfuss, Lewis Black, Andie MacDowell, Kate Micucci, and Chris Parnell have all joined the cast of The Last Laugh, an upcoming Netflix original movie. Here’s the logline for the mo... [Read More]
When ‘We Hate Movies’ Mined the Misguided ‘My Father the Hero’ for Abundant Hilarity
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. They say that if something exists, there’s pornography about it. I suspect it’s also true that if you see a flamboyantly terrible movie that’s not entirely obscure, there&rs... [Read More]
Ren & Stimpy documentary goes Indiegogo!
Hey, remember that Ren & Stimpy documentary I was telling you about a couple of months ago? Well, the folks putting together Happy Happy Joy Joy – The Ren & Stimpy Story done gone and cancelled their original Kickstarter campaign, despite raising more than $100,000. “Our end goal... [Read More]
“Men,” a short film on Super Deluxe by Jon Daly and Gil Ozeri
Vic and Gene are two guys who sell suits for a living. They may be #notallmen, but they are most definitely Men, and this short film for Super Deluxe explores a day and long night in the lives of these two schmucks. Most definitely Not Safe For Work. Directed by Bill Benz, and starring, created [&he... [Read More]
A Ten-Year-Old Mockumentary Starring Melissa McCarthy Heads to Theaters in November
A mockumentary Melissa McCarthy starred in way back in 2007 is finally heading to theaters a decade later. Titled Cook Off!, the film was directed by Cathryn Michon and Guy Shalem, originally premiered at the Comedy Arts Festival in 2007, and stars McCarthy alongside an ensemble cast of improvisers ... [Read More]
Get to know Gilbert Gottfried in new documentary, “Gilbert”
Gilbert Gottfried is a comedian that pretty much everyone seems to know in some way. As Whoopi Goldberg states in… MORE Get to know Gilbert Gottfried in new documentary, “Gilbert” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Elizabeth Banks Joins Melissa McCarthy and Maya Rudolph in ‘The Happytime Murders’
Melissa McCarthy’s upcoming movie The Happytime Murders is rounding out its cast. Deadline reports that Elizabeth Banks has joined the cast of the film, which has been in development at The Jim Henson Company since 2012 with Brian Hanson attached to direct. Melissa McCarthy signed on to star a... [Read More]