David Wain Has Plenty More ‘Wet Hot’ Stories to Tell
David Wain is a true believer in the idea that limitations are the mother of invention. That was certainly true of Wet Hot American Summer, Wain’s feature directorial debut, in which it rained nearly every day and featured a cast and crew who were also movie first-timers for the most part. Tho... [Read More]
Armen Weitzman to Play Lorne Michaels in ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’
David Wain’s Netflix film about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney just revealed another cast member. Armen Weitzman (Another Period, Love, Burning Love) has joined A Futile and Stupid Gesture in what must be a pretty high-pressure role: the one and only Lorne Michaels, who would go on to... [Read More]
‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’ Adds ’30 Rock’s Lonny Ross as Ivan Reitman
Neil Casey isn’t the only new cast member of David Wain’s Netflix movie A Futile and Stupid Gesture — the project now has cast the role of Ivan Reitman, who landed his big break as a producer on the 1978 Lampoon film Animal House. Reitman will be played by 30 Rock alum Lonny Ross i... [Read More]
Neil Casey to Play Brian McConnachie in Netflix’s ‘National Lampoon’ Movie
The casting news continues to pour in for David Wain’s Netflix movie about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney, and today we’ve confirmed another role in the project. Other Space and Ghostbusters’ Neil Casey has signed on to play Lampoon writer Brian McConnachie in A Futile and... [Read More]
A Photo Guide to the Insane Cast of Netflix’s ‘National Lampoon’ Movie
Today, David Wain revealed on Instagram that his Netflix film about National Lampoon magazine co-founder Doug Kenney — titled A Futile and Stupid Gesture — began its first day of production. Based on Josh Karp’s 2006 book of the same name, the film is packed with comedy pros playin... [Read More]
A Photo Guide to the Insane Cast of Netflix’s ‘National Lampoon’ Movie
Today, David Wain revealed on Instagram that his Netflix film about National Lampoon magazine co-founder Doug Kenney — titled A Futile and Stupid Gesture — began its first day of production. Based on Josh Karp’s 2006 book of the same name, the film is packed with comedy pros playin... [Read More]
A Photo Guide to the Insane Cast of Netflix’s ‘National Lampoon’ Movie
Today, David Wain revealed on Instagram that his Netflix film about National Lampoon magazine co-founder Doug Kenney — titled A Futile and Stupid Gesture — began its first day of production. Based on Josh Karp’s 2006 book of the same name, the film is packed with comedy pros playin... [Read More]
Paul Scheer and Seth Green Join Neflix’s ‘National Lampoon’ Movie
David Wain’s upcoming Netflix film about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney just cast another role, and it’s a fun one. According to The Wrap, Paul Scheer has officially joined the cast of A Futile and Stupid Gesture, and he’ll be taking on the role of Paul Shaffer. In additio... [Read More]
Jon Daly, Matt Walsh, John Gemberling, and More Join Netflix’s ‘National Lampoon’ Movie
David Wain’s movie about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney continues to take shape with some great comedy people, and a few more additions to the cast have been announced. In addition to Will Forte as Kenney, Joel McHale as Chevy Chase, Domhnall Gleeson as Henry Beard, and Thomas Lennon ... [Read More]
Jon Daly, Matt Walsh, John Gemberling, and More Join Netflix’s ‘National Lampoon’ Movie
David Wain’s movie about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney continues to take shape with some great comedy people, and a few more additions to the cast have been announced. In addition to Will Forte as Kenney, Joel McHale as Chevy Chase, Domhnall Gleeson as Henry Beard, and Thomas Lennon ... [Read More]