Rhys Darby Crash Lands Back in America
It would be difficult for New Zealand actor Rhys Darby to shake free of his character Murray Hewitt, the earnest and lovably hopeless manager on Flight of the Conchords, but it’s not as though he’d ever want to do that. After all, “Murray” helped launch his career in America ... [Read More]
Crash & Burn with this new clip from “Wrecked” on TBS
Wrecked is a new comedy about a bunch of nobodies who get stranded on a desert island after their plane goes down and all hell breaks loose. The show “lands” on TBS June 14th at 10/9c. Wrecked stars Ginger Gonzaga, Rhys Darby, Ally Maki, Mariana Paola Vicente, Brooke Dillman, Jessica Low... [Read More]
Let’s get “Wrecked” with new TBS comedy
We caught wind back in 2014 of a new ‘Lost’-esque deserted island comedy pilot ordered by TBS called Wrecked. Then in January of 2015, the cast was revealed including stars Rhys Darby (What We Do in the Shadows), Zach Cregger (Whitest Kids U Know), and Ginger Gonzaga (Ted). Now we’... [Read More]
Taika Waititi sends us on a “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” in brilliant new comedy feature
“A national manhunt is organized when a kid and his foster uncle go missing in the New Zealand bush.” Not quite the tagline you would think for the new Taika Waititi comedy showcasing down at SXSW this year. A comedy it is however, and a damn good one. Taika Waititi’s comedy stock ... [Read More]
TBS comedy pilot “Wrecked” to star Zach Cregger of sketch group Whitest Kids U Know
Described as Lost meets It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, The TBS comedy Wrecked follows a group of extremely diverse survivors of a plane crash on a remote island who must adjust to life in a dangerous new world that poses unique threats. They must navigate this new society with no Wi-F... [Read More]
Talking with Rhys Darby About 'Short Poppies,' 'Flight of the Conchords,' and Playing Silly Characters Seriously
by Megh Wright Most comedians are lucky to land a bit part for their first television gig, but New Zealand standup Rhys Darby struck gold when his friends Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement cast him in their HBO series Flight of the Conchords as the two-man band's incompetent manager Murray Hewitt. I... [Read More]
Netflix Will Air 8-Episode Series Created by and Starring Rhys Darby from 'Flight of the Conchords'
by Bradford Evans THR reports that Netflix will debut a new comedy series called Short Poppies, created by and starring Rhys Darby, who played clueless band manager Murray on Flight of the Conchords. Short Poppies is a mockumentary about a journalist visiting a small New Zealand town. Darby wil... [Read More]
Rhys Darby Is Hosting a New Web Series for Nerdist
by Bradford Evans Here's the first episode of Reasons to Be Scared of the Future, a new web series Flight of the Conchords' Rhys Darby is hosting for Nerdist. In this one, he shares a bunch of scary facts about computers while continuing to be funny and from New Zealand. 0 Comments... [Read More]