Watch Rick Moranis reprise Dark Helmet from “Spaceballs” in an episode of “The Goldbergs”
Rick Moranis was one of the biggest actors of the 80s who largely retired from the spotlight to raise his… MORE Watch Rick Moranis reprise Dark Helmet from “Spaceballs” in an episode of “The Goldbergs” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Dave Thomas, Rick Moranis, Catherine O’Hara, and More Will Reunite for a Second City Benefit Next Month
A bunch of Canadian comedy legends are reuniting next month for an all-star benefit in Toronto. The one-night-only benefit, called Take Off, Eh!, will be held at Second City Toronto on Tuesday, July 18th, and the proceeds of the event will go to Dave Thomas’s nephew Jake as well as the Sp... [Read More]
Second City Toronto putting on all-star SCTV fundraiser for nephew of Dave Thomas
Jake Thomas, nephew of SCTV star Dave Thomas, sustained a massive spinal cord injury this January that has left him paralyzed from the waist down. To help not only Jake and his family, but also help fund research and other patients at Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, Dave Thomas has organized an all-star... [Read More]
30th anniversary of “Club Paradise,” a forgotten comedy lost at sea
“It’s the vacation you’ll never forget, no matter how hard you try.” That’s how the narration in the trailer ends, however, 30 years to the day it’s exactly what everyone did. The ensemble comedy Club Paradise on paper sounds like an absolute slam dunk. Imagine Os... [Read More]
The Enigma of Rick Moranis
A June 1981 episode of NBC’s SCTV Network 90 begins with a straight-to-the-camera editorial by Rick Moranis, assuming the role of cranky veteran newsman David Brinkley. Clad in a three-piece suit, with his hair combed back and dark circles drawn under his eyes, Moranis’ embittered Brinkl... [Read More]
Rick Moranis Turned Down an Offer to Appear in Paul Feig’s ‘Ghostbusters’
Original Ghostbusters cast members Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Ernie Hudson, and Annie Potts all have cameos in store for Paul Feig’s upcoming movie, but it looks like there’s one original we can’t count on seeing: Rick Moranis. In a new interview with The Hollywood... [Read More]
Watch John Candy, Rick Moranis, Catherine O’Hara, and More in a 1982 ‘SCTV’ Cast/Crew Softball Game
No matter how successful your comedy career might get, it’s always important to take some time out for some recreation now and then. That’s exactly what the cast and crew of SCTV are up to in a newly unearthed video from 1982 featuring SCTV stars like John Candy, Rick Moranis, Catherine ... [Read More]
Mel Brooks Would Do 'Spaceballs 2: The Search for More Money' If Rick Moranis Was on Board
by Megh Wright There's been some chatter on the internet since a Reddit post went up yesterday claiming that Mel Brooks revealed on Adam Carolla's Take a Knee podcast that he's working on Spaceballs 2 and has approached Rick Moranis to reprise his role in the sequel to the 1987 film. While the origi... [Read More]
Rick Moranis: My Mother’s Brisket & Other Love Songs
The name Rick Moranis brings back such fond memories. He was fantastic in Ghostbusters as the Keymaster of Gozer, stole Spaceballs with his portrayal of Dark Helmet, and made me desire beer at a much-too-young age in Strange Brew, eh. And a true fan like me recalls Moranis’ roles as Barney C... [Read More]
Rick Moranis's New Comedy Music Album Is Out Now
Earlier this month, living comedy legend Rick Moranis announced that he's putting out a new album, entitled My Mother's Brisket & Other Love Songs, and that album is now here. It's a super Jewish collection of humorous songs from Grammy-nominated Moranis. The comedian says on his official websit... [Read More]