Leslie Mann joins “Vacation” sequel as Audrey Griswold
The long-rumored reboot/sequel of National Lampoon’s Vacation series has found its Audrey, and it’s Leslie Mann. Mann. Whether planned or not, the series will keep its running gag of a new actor/actress portraying the sibling Griswold children in every movie. Mann joins Dana Barron, Dana... [Read More]
 
Leslie Mann Joins the 'Vacation' Reboot Starring Ed Helms
by Megh Wright The long in-the-works Vacation reboot just cast its grown-up Audrey. Variety reports that Leslie Mann has signed on to star opposite Ed Helms and Christina Applegate as Rusty's sister Audrey Griswold, who was played in the original 1983 film by Dana Barron. In addition to Mann's casti... [Read More]
 
Will Ferrell Confirms That Mugatu Will Return in 'Zoolander 2'
by Megh Wright Earlier this summer Ben Stiller confirmed that he was "actively" working on the long-rumored Zoolander sequel, and it looks like Mugatu has confirmed his own involvement in the sequel too. According to Slash Film, Will Ferrell was recently asked about the sequel in an interview and sa... [Read More]
 
Meet Pete Davidson, Saturday Night Live’s newest addition
Comedian Pete Davidson has just become the newest member of Saturday Night Live. Hand-picked by SNL honcho Lorne Michaels to join the 40th season of the iconic sketch show, Davidson now has the opportunity to greatly build on his already growing following in the New York comedy scene. In addition to... [Read More]
 
“Why We Laugh: Funny Women,” narrated and executive produced by Joan Rivers
In 2012, after her acclaimed documentary had wowed film festivals and she surged back into our consciousness even more with a "win" on NBC's Celebrity Apprentice, Joan Rivers put together a new one-hour special for Showtime, Joan Rivers: Don't Start With Me (it's airing again tonight, as well as On ... [Read More]
 
Daily Show’s Michael Che returns to Saturday Night Live as Weekend Update anchor
Less than five months after joining The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, comedian Michael Che is leaving his correspondent post at the critically acclaimed Comedy Central show—but it’s for a very good reason. The former Saturday Night Live scribe is headed back to Midtown Manhattan to become... [Read More]
 
9 Documentaries about comedians you can find on Netflix, and one you can’t
There are a lot of comedy documentaries out there in the world. Some of them are endlessly fascinating and offer a behind the scenes look at what comedians think about a topic. Others focus on one comedian’s origin story/search/climb/obstacle overcoming something. While others sometimes are ju... [Read More]
 
Bill Burr will release Live at Andrew’s House vinyl, will chronicle his Carnegie Hall performance
Listen up, comedy nerds: the mighty Bill Burr will release a vinyl album called Live At Andrew’s House, a recording of his 2011 performance at Carnegie Hall. A pre-sale will begin Sept. 16 through Third Man Records and will be available wide starting Sept. 30. “As a stand-up comedian, to... [Read More]
 
Sarah Silverman makes Saturday Night Live return after 20 years!
As the fall approaches, so does the 40th season of NBC’s Saturday Night Live. The long-running sketch comedy show announced Sarah Silverman and Chris Pratt as its first couple of guest hosts. Pratt, star of the mega-blockbuster movie Guardians of the Galaxy, will host the season opener on Sept... [Read More]
 
Mel Brooks shows off 11th finger on Hollywood Walk of Fame
The legendary comedian, actor and producer Mel Brooks cemented his name in Hollywood history on Monday with a classic Mel twist. Brooks was honored at the Chinese Theatre on the Walk of Fame with a cement block of his hand and shoe prints. The 88-year-old comedian wanted to leave a joke on the sidew... [Read More]