Enjoy the latest trailer for “Why Him?” starring James Franco, Bryan Cranston
Over the holidays, Ned (Bryan Cranston), an overprotective but loving dad and his family visit his daughter at Stanford, where he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend, Laird (James Franco). A rivalry develops, and Ned’s panic l... [Read More]
Zack Pearlman and Julian Sergi Are Developing a Show at Comedy Central
Comedy Central just put a new show into development. According to Deadline, Zack Pearlman (Mulaney, The Intern) and Julian Sergi (War Dogs) are developing a comedy for the network that they would also star in as brothers George and Calvin, “who, in rejecting their racist upbringing, flee the M... [Read More]
Bryan Cranston, James Franco face-off in “Why Him?” red band trailer
Why Him? is a story about Ned Fleming (Bryan Cranston) and his wife Barb (Megan Mullally), along with their 15-year old son Scott (Griffin Gluck), go to visit their eldest daughter Stephanie (Zoey Deutch), where she introduces them to her boyfriend, Laird Mayhew (James Franco), a wealthy and famous ... [Read More]
Eddie Vedder and Judd Apatow sing a duet to Garry Shandling using Shandling’s own words, at Bonnaroo
Judd Apatow and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder were equally full of surprises this weekend at the Bonnaroo music and comedy festival in Tennessee. Apatow introduced Vedder as the surprise guest on his comedy showcase, and then informed the audience that Vedder had written a song in tribute to Apato... [Read More]
Eddie Vedder and Judd Apatow sing a duet to Garry Shandling using Shandling’s own words, at Bonnaroo
Judd Apatow and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder were equally full of surprises this weekend at the Bonnaroo music and comedy festival in Tennessee. Apatow introduced Vedder as the surprise guest on his comedy showcase, and then informed the audience that Vedder had written a song in tribute to Apato... [Read More]
Candice Bergen to Star in ABC Cancer Comedy Pilot ‘Pearl’
Candice Bergen might get to star in a new ABC comedy. According to Variety, Bergen has signed on to star in the network’s in-the-works single-cam comedy pilot Pearl, which will follow “a larger-than-life family matriarch named Pearl who, when she finds out she has cancer, becomes intent ... [Read More]
This Week in Web Videos: ’36 Questions’
As I choke back vomit, recovering from the tenth of fifteen holiday parties, it occurs to me that this time of year really is about unconditional love, support, and non-denominational merrymaking (fuck yeah, War on Christmas!), which is why it pains me to play such favorites today. This we... [Read More]
Zack Pearlman teams up with Lorne Michaels for future movie project
When comedy mogul Lorne Michaels slaps his name onto a project, you know the public is going to pay attention. The latest project to garner a coveted Lorne Michael’s stamp of approval is an untitled Zack Pearlman movie pitch. For those who are unfamiliar with the actor’s work, his resume... [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]
Behind The Scenes: A full 22-minute preview of FOX’s “Mulaney”
John Mulaney's new sitcom, Mulaney, is almost upon us. In New York City, billboards and subway ads are everywhere. FOX has put its promotional muscle behind Mulaney. Now it's up to you, the viewer. To help you make up your mind, check out this special behind-the-scenes preview with clips from the si... [Read More]