Getting oral from Wet Hot American Summer’s cast and crew
Friend of the site Julie Seabaugh put together an oral history on Wet Hot American Summer for this week's Variety, just in time for the launch of the prequel miniseries this Friday on Netflix. Would you believe they tried to make a Wet Hot TV series way back in 2003? Check this amazing excerpt from ... [Read More]
Talking ‘Staten Island Summer’ and ‘SNL’ with Bobby Moynihan
Summer is usually uneventful for SNL fans, but this year things are different thanks to a new movie written by Colin Jost and starring an array of his SNL friends. Available tomorrow on Netflix, Staten Island Summer is a Caddyshack-esque memoir of Jost’s final summer as a lifeguard before goin... [Read More]
Watch the trailer for Seth Rogen’s new Christmas movie, “The Night Before”
Seth Rogen’s new movie The Night Before is about three best friends celebrating traditions. To quote Rogen, “it’s made by Jews, is about Christmas, and opens on Thanksgiving.” Rogen stars with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Anthony Mackie as three best friends who celebrate the hol... [Read More]
Here’s the First Trailer for Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Christmas Comedy ‘The Night Before’
Here’s the trailer for #TheNightBefore which was made by Jews, is about Christmas, and opens on Thanksgiving: — Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) July 28, 2015 Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt have a new Christmas movie coming out this year called The Nig... [Read More]
The Laugh Button Red Carpet: Interviews with the cast of Staten Island Summer including Bobby Moynihan, Colin Jost, and Gina Gershon
This coming Thursday, July 30, Staten Island Summer will debut on Netflix. The semi-autobiographical film written by Saturday Night Live’s Colin Jost and produced by Lorne Michaels stars Graham Phillips (The Good Wife) and Zack Pearlman (Mulaney) as friends who work as lifeguards in the summer... [Read More]
Matt Walsh’s Improvised Film ‘A Better You’ Hits Theaters on October 9th
UCB co-founder and Veep star Matt Walsh has a new movie hitting theaters and VOD this fall that’s been in the works for over a year. Thanks to FilmBuff, A Better You — a fully improvised film Walsh directed and co-wrote with Brian Huskey — has an official premiere date of Friday, O... [Read More]
The New ‘Vacation’ Trailer Sure Has a Lot of Naughty Words in It
The Vacation reboot starring Ed Helms and Christina Applegate hits theaters next week, and for the latest trailer, the makers of the film want to reassure you that, as Yahoo puts it, just because it’s about a family “doesn’t mean it’s family-friendly.” Would family frie... [Read More]
Amy Poehler to Produce and Star in Basketball Film ‘Balls,’ Ike Barinholtz to Co-Write
Get ready for more Amy Poehler on the big screen. According to Variety, Poehler has signed on to star in and produce a comedy for Universal called Balls through her production company Paper Kite, which will center on Poehler as “a once-promising basketball coach who is asked to lead an NBA tea... [Read More]
Rob McElhenney Will Direct the ‘Minecraft’ Movie for Warner Brothers
It’s Always Sunny’s Rob McElhenney just signed on to direct a movie for Warner Bros. all about the popular video game Minecraft. According to Variety, McElhenney’s involvement in the film was confirmed today by Minecraft’s publisher Mojang AB. The plot or release date of the ... [Read More]
The rising tide of Amy Schumer and the importance of lifting up your friends
With $30 million in box-office receipts from her first weekend as the star/writer of her first feature film, Amy Schumer's ascent to the A-list level of star status has not been lost on anyone, including Schumer. Nor has she lost sight of her funny friends who helped her and stood by her along the w... [Read More]