Will Ferrell's Gloria Sanchez Productions Is Producing a Movie About a Newly Single Woman
by Megh Wright Earlier this year, Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions added a female-centric label called Gloria Sanchez, and the company just added a new project to its slate. Variety reports that Gloria Sanchez has teamed up with The Weinstein Company to produce a comedy called ... [Read More]
 
Brad Pitt hates Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns (Video)
Zach Galifianakis topped his previous presidential interview with a brilliant new episode of his Funny Or Die series Between Two Ferns. The guest this time is Brad Pitt (or Bradley Pitts, or Bart Pitt, or whatever). The Furry Fury star sits down with Galifianakis as he receives an odd assortmen... [Read More]
 
Will Smith turning ‘Hitch’ into Fox comedy series
Will Smith is bringing Hitch to the small screen (or computer screen, or phone screen…wherever you watch things now). Smith is developing his 2005 hit movie into a half-hour comedy series for Fox. Smith starred in Hitch as a dating consultant for good guys who lacked the confidence and knowle... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey, Fortune Feimster comedy headed to ABC
Tina Fey is still trying to make comedian Fortune Feimster a star. After not having their Feimster-led comedy Cabot College picked up at Fox this year, Fey is executive producing a project for ABC with the former Chelsea Lately panelist as her lead. The untitled project will be set in North Carolina... [Read More]
 
Charlie Kaufman Is Adapting Sci-Fi Novel 'IQ 83' as a Film Starring Steve Carell
by Megh Wright Over the summer it was announced that FX passed on Charlie Kaufman's comedy pilot starring Michael Cera and John Hawkes, but now Kaufman has a new project in the works with a big comedy star. Deadline reports that Kaufman has signed on to rewrite the film adaptation for IQ 83 based on... [Read More]
 
Comedian, former pornstar Alia Janine: 5 ways comedians and pornstars are the same
I’ve been asked many times why comics and pornstars seem to get along so well. There’s many reasons that when you’re at a comedy show in Los Angeles the chances you may see one of your favorite fuck flick stars are pretty good. If there’s a huge porn party, there will be comi... [Read More]
 
Total Riff Off: RiffTrax returns to TV with more National Geographic Channel primetime specials
National Geographic enjoyed having the guys from RiffTrax take over their cable TV airwaves on April Fool's Day that they've invited Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett back for two more RiffTrax Total Riff Off specials to air in primetime this December. RiffTrax told The Comic's Comic ... [Read More]
 
Netflix snags Bill Burr animated series
Bill Burr will finally star in his own comedy series— but the hilarious red head will only be heard, not seen. Burr’s new animated series F is for Family will release exclusively on Netflix next year. The half-hour cartoon comes from Burr and Michael Price (The Simpsons) and will follow ... [Read More]
 
George Carlin Way becomes reality! Watch the unveiling (Video)
It’s been three years in the making, but George Carlin Way is officially a reality. Earlier this afternoon a few hundred comedy fans and comedians damned to hell the wet, cold and incredibly windy day to gather at the corner of Morningside Drive and 121st Street in Harlem to not just see the l... [Read More]
 
Gabriel Iglesias on the big-screen in “The Fluffy Movie”
Gabriel Iglesias has featured his voice and face in multiple motion pictures over the past couple of years -- Magic Mike and its sequel, Magic Mike XXL, now filming, plus Planes, The Nut Job and A Haunted House 2. But Fluffy didn't expect to see himself on the big screen playing himself, as he ... [Read More]