Del Close biopic needs new financing, new Del in lead after Mike Myers drops out
A roast of George Wendt at The Second City over the weekend brought with it some unexpected news about an upcoming movie on the late improv icon Del Close. Various sources reported that the financing for Del needs to be reconfigured, and executive producer and Second City owner Andrew Alexander told... [Read More]
Aaron Sorkin’s Lucille Ball Biopic Starring Cate Blanchett Is Heading to Amazon
Back in 2015 it was reported that Aaron Sorkin had an authorized Lucille Ball biopic in the works with Cate Blanchett attached to star, and now the project has a home at Amazon. According to Deadline, the streaming network has acquired the biopic, titled Lucy and Desi, which will follow Ball’s... [Read More]
Aaron Sorkin’s Lucille Ball Biopic Starring Cate Blanchett Is Heading to Amazon
Back in 2015 it was reported that Aaron Sorkin had an authorized Lucille Ball biopic in the works with Cate Blanchett attached to star, and now the project has a home at Amazon. According to Deadline, the streaming network has acquired the biopic, titled Lucy and Desi, which will follow Ball’s... [Read More]
Mike Myers will portray Del Close in a movie about the legendary improv comedy coach
In an ironic twist, The Second City and its leaders are producing a biopic about the legendary late improv comedy guru, Del Close, who famously had a falling out with Second City over the direction and importance of improv, and bolted to join Charna Halpern in launching improvOlympic. Mike Myers wil... [Read More]
Mike Myers to Play Improv Guru Del Close in Upcoming Biopic ‘Del’
A Del Close biopic that’s been in development for several years is moving forward with SNL alum Mike Myers. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Myers has signed on to star in a biopic of the legendary Chicago improv coach written by Nick Torokvei called Del, and Betty Thomas (Private Parts) i... [Read More]
Mike Myers to Play Improv Guru Del Close in Upcoming Biopic ‘Del’
A Del Close biopic that’s been in development for several years is moving forward with SNL alum Mike Myers. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Myers has signed on to star in a biopic of the legendary Chicago improv coach written by Nick Torokvei called Del, and Betty Thomas (Private Parts) i... [Read More]
Mike Myers to Play Improv Guru Del Close in Upcoming Biopic ‘Del’
A Del Close biopic that’s been in development for several years is moving forward with SNL alum Mike Myers. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Myers has signed on to star in a biopic of the legendary Chicago improv coach written by Nick Torokvei called Del, and Betty Thomas (Private Parts) i... [Read More]
Will Forte to Play ‘National Lampoon’ Co-Founder Doug Kenney in a Film Directed by David Wain
David Wain’s next movie sounds like a comedy nerd jackpot. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wain is set to direct A Futile and Stupid Gesture, a movie about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney, with Will Forte attached to play the lead role. The film will reportedly be released on Netf... [Read More]
Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly will portray Laurel and Hardy in film depicting duo’s final stage tour
BBC Films will pay homage Laurel and Hardy with a new movie re-enacting the famous comedy duo's final stage tour in 1953, played on the big screen by Steve Coogan as Stan Laurel and John C. Reilly as Oliver Hardy. Jon S. Baird will direct Stan & Ollie, with a screenplay from Jeff Pope. "Like [&h... [Read More]
Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly will portray Laurel and Hardy in film depicting duo’s final stage tour
BBC Films will pay homage Laurel and Hardy with a new movie re-enacting the famous comedy duo's final stage tour in 1953, played on the big screen by Steve Coogan as Stan Laurel and John C. Reilly as Oliver Hardy. Jon S. Baird will direct Stan & Ollie, with a screenplay from Jeff Pope. "Like [&h... [Read More]