Gabriel Iglesias on the big-screen in “The Fluffy Movie”
Gabriel Iglesias has featured his voice and face in multiple motion pictures over the past couple of years -- Magic Mike and its sequel, Magic Mike XXL, now filming, plus Planes, The Nut Job and A Haunted House 2. But Fluffy didn't expect to see himself on the big screen playing himself, as he ... [Read More]
 
Will Arnet to star in ‘Lego Batman’ spinoff film
With the mega success that was this year’s Lego Movie, we knew a sequel was on the way shortly. Well now THR reports that in addition, a ‘Lego Batman’ spinoff will also be hitting theaters. Will Arnett will once again lend his voice as Batman in his own movie that’s being fas... [Read More]
 
The Subtle Brilliance of Jill Soloway's 'Transparent'
by Brad Becker-Parton Transparent, Amazon’s foray into the Netflix-infested waters of quality internet binge watching, is deservedly the most critically-lauded show of this Fall television season (and was just renewed for a second season). Created by writer/director Jill Soloway (writer/p... [Read More]
 
Adam Sandler signs on to star in four films for Netflix
The ever-expanding online streaming service, Netflix, is getting into the feature film business. After finding great success with their original TV programming, Netflix is now looking to produce films that will be distributed exclusively on their site, bypassing theaters. After picking their first f... [Read More]
 
Jason Sudeikis, Maya Rudolph, Bill Hader, Danny McBride, and More Join 'Angry Birds' Movie Voice Cast
by Megh Wright Sony is making a movie based off the hit addictive game Angry Birds, and they've filled the main voice cast with some big comedy names. Variety reports that the studio has cast Jason Sudeikis as the lead character Red, Josh Gad as Chuck, Danny McBride as Bomb, Bill Hader as a pig, May... [Read More]
 
My Pod Week: Week ending 9/28/14, live from the LA PodFest!
Mike Flinn (@realmikeflinn) isn't just a podcast producer and engineer; he's also an avid fan of the form. "My Pod Week" recaps and reviews the many varied comedy podcasts Flinn listened to or attended live tapings of during the previous week. Enjoy! This past weekend, Flinn took in the Los Angeles ... [Read More]
 
James Franco’s “SNL” documentary to be released Friday on Hulu Plus
As is James Franco doesn’t do enough, the actor filmed a documentary about iconic television mainstay Saturday Night Live. Franco announced via Instagram (clearly his favorite platform), that the documentary would be made available on Hulu Plus this Friday, September 26th. This is perfect timi... [Read More]
 
My Pod Week: Week ending 9/21/14
Mike Flinn (@realmikeflinn) isn't just a podcast producer and engineer; he's also an avid fan of the form. "My Pod Week" recaps and reviews the many varied comedy podcasts Flinn listened to or attended live tapings of during the previous week. Enjoy! The Los Angeles Podcast Festival is coming to the... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock Made a Movie About a Comic Who Abandons Comedy for Drama
by Megh Wright Actor and standup Chris Rock's new film Top Five premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival over the weekend to rave reviews, and according to THR, Paramount is already in exclusive talks to buy it for as much as $13 million. In an interview with Indiewire, Rock described th... [Read More]
 
Watch Jim Gaffigan, Tony Hale, Jack McBrayer, and Ellie Kemper in "The Nobodies"
by Megh Wright This week, UCB alums Dusty Brown and Greg Bratman released their new short "The Nobodies," which features the musical comedy duo alongside stars like Jim Gaffigan, Tony Hale, Jack McBrayer, Ellie Kemper, and Tony winner Sutton Foster. According to Indiewire, the short evolved from Bro... [Read More]