Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly to Reteam for ‘Holmes & Watson’
Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly have a new buddy comedy in the works. According to Deadline, Ferrell and Reilly have signed on to star in Sony’s Holmes & Watson, which is described as “inspired by the Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes tale, but with a PG-13 comic bent simila... [Read More]
Lizzy Caplan to Star in Ferrell/McKay-Produced Dark Comedy ‘Friend of Bill’
Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, and Jessica Elbaum’s production company Gloria Sanchez has a new movie in development starring Lizzy Caplan. According to Deadline, Caplan will star in a dark comedy called Friend of Bill from a 2011 Blacklist screenplay by Harper Dill. Directed by Amy Rice (who also ... [Read More]
Turner Classic Movies, with host Greg Proops, launch Salute to Slapstick, offer online college course
Turner Classic Movies will launch a salute to slapstick comedy – that beloved but often critically disrespected comedy sub-genre – on Sept. 6 with comedian Greg Proops enlisted as host. Ouch! A Salute To Slapstick will air every Tuesday and Wednesday during September and will feature 56 ... [Read More]
Leslie Jones is obsessed with the Olympics and other comedian sports love affairs
The love affair between sports and comedy has been a thing since the first joke was told and the first whistle was blown. There are plenty of notable top level comedians and comedic actors that are obsessed with their favorite sports teams. From Billy Crystal and his love affair with the Los Angeles... [Read More]
Leslie Jones is obsessed with the Olympics and other comedian sports love affairs
The love affair between sports and comedy has been a thing since the first joke was told and the first whistle was blown. There are plenty of notable top level comedians and comedic actors that are obsessed with their favorite sports teams. From Billy Crystal and his love affair with the Los Angeles... [Read More]
Famous comedians support Jhpiego, even if they cannot pronounce the agency’s name
Jhpiego is an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University that works to bring quality health care services to women around the world. Many comedians have supported the agency's causes, and at a "Laughter is the Best Medicine" Gala last month, the agency recognized Comedy Central President Kent Alterman an... [Read More]
Famous comedians support Jhpiego, even if they cannot pronounce the agency’s name
Jhpiego is an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University that works to bring quality health care services to women around the world. Many comedians have supported the agency's causes, and at a "Laughter is the Best Medicine" Gala last month, the agency recognized Comedy Central President Kent Alterman an... [Read More]
Famous comedians support Jhpiego, even if they cannot pronounce the agency’s name
Jhpiego is an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University that works to bring quality health care services to women around the world. Many comedians have supported the agency's causes, and at a "Laughter is the Best Medicine" Gala last month, the agency recognized Comedy Central President Kent Alterman an... [Read More]
HBO Orders Drama Pilot ‘Succession’ from Adam McKay and Will Ferrell
Adam McKay and Will Ferrell have a new project in the works at HBO. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has ordered a drama pilot from the duo called Succession, which follows “the saga of a fictional, American global-media family that is not only rich and powerful but also powerf... [Read More]
Will Ferrell, Catherine Keener, and Michael Cera to Star in ‘Captain Dad’
Will Ferrell, Catherine Keener, and Michael Cera just signed on to star in a movie together. According to Deadline, the three will star in Captain Dad, which is described as a “dark twist on the family vacation comedy” by Sebastian Silva. Here’s more on the film from Deadline: Rich... [Read More]