A Profile of Acting Legend John C. Reilly, by Blythe Roberson
by Brian Boone I’m assigned to write a profile of acting legend John C. Reilly. It’s an assignment of a lifetime. Wait. In a lifetime. It’s an assignment in my lifetime. In preparation, I decide to watch his films to study his technique. There’s just one problem: I still can&... [Read More]
“Party Down’s” Ryan Hansen joins the cast of NBC’s “Bad Judge”
One of NBC’s new fall sitcoms, Bad Judge, just added another member to its cast. Joining alongside Kate Walsh (the tituliar “bad judge”) is Ryan Hansen, according to Deadline. Hansen is most likely best known for his role as Kyle on the short-lived Starz sitcom Party Down, 2 Broke ... [Read More]
Paula Pell Looks Back on Writing 'SNL' Sketches with Will Ferrell and Cheri Oteri
by Megh Wright Here's a new web extra from Late Night in which longtime SNL writer Paula Pell recalls a memory from writing one of her many Spartan cheerleaders sketches with Will Ferrell, Cheri Oteri, and a very obscene drawing Pell made for educational purposes. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Paula Pell shares her favorite SNL memory, pranks with Will Ferrell and Cheri Oteri
Long time Saturday Night Live writer, Paula Pell, stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers to reunite with her former colleague. In this web exclusive, Pell shares her favorite memory from writing night at SNL. Thanks to some fine artwork by Pell, Will Ferrell, Cheri Oteri, and herself would prank peo... [Read More]
Will Ferrell Might Play Softcore Porn Producer Russ Meyer in 'Russ & Roger Go Beyond'
by Megh Wright Will Ferrell might have an interesting film role lined up. According to Deadline, Ferrell is currently in talks to play sexploitation film director Russ Meyer in Russ & Roger Go Beyond, which will tell the tale of Meyer teaming up with critic Roger Ebert to make the 1970 film Beyo... [Read More]
Will Ferrell and Adam McKay Are Producing an Action-Comedy 'Manimal' Movie
by Megh Wright If you're a huge fan of the shortly lived '80s television series Manimal, then today is your lucky day. Deadline reports that Sony Pictures Animation is teaming up with Jimmy Miller (The Other Guys, Step Brothers) and Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions to adapt the... [Read More]
Will Ferrell, Adam McKay bring second ‘Spoils of Babylon’ to IFC
Will Ferrell’s epic spoof mini-series The Spoils of Babylon will return to IFC for another round The Funny Or Die production will show the latest book-to-screen adaption from fictional author Eric Jonrosh, The Spoils Before Dying. Jonrosh/Ferrell’s monstrous event will premiere in summer... [Read More]
IFC orders new “Spoils” six-episode miniseries from Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Funny or Die
The post-WWII era shall be spoofed again by author "Eric Jonrosh" and an all-star cast, as IFC announced Monday it'd ordered a second six-episode miniseries from Funny or Die's "Spoils" franchise. The Spoils Before Dying will bring back Jonrosh (Will Ferrell) to open and close each of the six episod... [Read More]
IFC orders a second “Spoils” saga from Funny or Die, “The Spoils Before Dying”
Earlier this year, IFC premiered the comedy mini-series The Spoils of Babylon from Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s Funny or Die productions. Spoofing the epic-scale “TV events” of yore, The Spoils series adapts great novels by the wine-loving auteur, Eric Jonrosh (Ferrell). With the ... [Read More]
Will Ferrell’s World Cup promise: I’ll bite every German player a la Luis Suarez of Uruguay (Video)
Under official FIFA World Cup rules, the US national team can bring in a replacement player until injured forward Jozy Altidore can return to the tournament after previously falling prey to a strained hamstring. Team USA may had a special weapon crash the #FanHQ party in Recife, Brazil, where today&... [Read More]