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Louis Vuitton tries to sue ‘The Hangover’ producers, loses miserably

Louis Vuitton tries to sue ‘The Hangover’ producers, loses miserably

By | June 22, 2012 at 12:04 pm | One comment

In what appeared to be an act of petty desperation to obtain money, fancy pants handbag company Louis Vuitton filed a lawsuit against Warner Bros. claiming that their 2011 film, The Hangover: Part II violated the company's trademark by showing a knock-off LV bag. LV insisted...

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Watch Chris Rock and Julie Delpy in the trailer for ’2 Days in New York’

Watch Chris Rock and Julie Delpy in the trailer for ’2 Days in New York’

By | June 22, 2012 at 10:38 am | One comment

Sure, he was one of the stars of obvious box office smash Madagascar 3 and was part of the ensemble cast of the big budget What to Expect When You're Expecting earlier this year, but we all know Chris Rock also excels at nuanced, and more subtle fare; he's proven himself a...

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Tom Papa cast as Liberace’s ‘glittery’ friend in biopic with Matt Damon

Tom Papa cast as Liberace’s ‘glittery’ friend in biopic with Matt Damon

By | June 22, 2012 at 10:06 am | One comment

Laughspin can confirm that comedian Tom Papa has been cast in Steven Soderbergh's upcoming Liberace biopic Behind The Candelabra, alongside Matt Damon, Michael Douglas and Dan Aykroyd. Papa will play Liberace's manager and producer Ray Arnett; Douglas had been already cast as...

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Watch Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg in the trailer for ‘Celeste and Jesse Forever’

Watch Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg in the trailer for ‘Celeste and Jesse Forever’

By | June 21, 2012 at 5:39 pm | No comments

Rashida Jones, known for playing Ann Perkins on Parks and Recreation makes her screenwriting debut with Celeste and Jesse Forever, a bittersweet dramedy starring Andy Samberg. Samberg and Jones play high school sweethearts who married young and divorce as they hit 30, yet try to...

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Community star Gillian Jacobs on Dan Harmon: He really changed our lives and careers

Community star Gillian Jacobs on Dan Harmon: He really changed our lives and careers

By | June 21, 2012 at 5:05 pm | No comments

Despite its relatively low ratings, Community has always been a critical darling, so it was no surprise the NBC cult favorite snagged a Critics’ Choice Award for best comedy this past Monday. What was slightly surprising is that the show’s creator and now-former executive...

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Sweden may actually hand over its Twitter account to Stephen Colbert

Sweden may actually hand over its Twitter account to Stephen Colbert

By | June 21, 2012 at 2:58 pm | No comments

UPDATE: 5:15 pm ET While we wait for a verdict from Sweden, the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis has offered Colbert a possible consolation prize. American Swedish Institute CEO Bruce Karstadt sent a letter to Colbert inviting the comedian to take over the...

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Futurama season 7 premiere recap: ‘The Bots and the Bees’ and ‘A Farewell to Arms’

Futurama season 7 premiere recap: ‘The Bots and the Bees’ and ‘A Farewell to Arms’

By | June 21, 2012 at 11:22 am | 2 comments

After nine long months Futurama returned to Comedy Central last night, but before we get into that, allow me to offer a very quick recap of the last season. Ready? The crew dies in the first episode, we discover that Bender is only alive because of Hermes and the Professor is...

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Ed Helms joins flick with Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd

Ed Helms joins flick with Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd

By | June 20, 2012 at 11:36 am | No comments

Alright, comedy nerds. If the Paul Rudd/Amy Poehler pairing in They Came Together wasn't enough to make your head explode, we’ll raise you an Ed Helms. The Office star will join the film, which shoots in July, just one stop in a very busy year for the actor. In the twisted...

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Futurama season premiere is tonight, so you’ll want to watch this preview

Futurama season premiere is tonight, so you’ll want to watch this preview

By | June 20, 2012 at 11:14 am | No comments

In the unlikely event you don't already know, the season seven premiere of Futurama goes down tonight on Comedy Central with not one, but two back-to-back episodes starting at 10 pm ET. "The Bots and the Bees” (featuring guest star Wanda Sykes) is up first, followed by...

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