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Variety comic-to-watch Thomas Middleditch lands role in “Hangover” scribe’s flick

Variety comic-to-watch Thomas Middleditch lands role in “Hangover” scribe’s flick

By | August 9, 2011 at 11:59 am | No comments

Chicago-bred comedian Thomas Middleditch, recently named as Variety's "10 Comics to Watch" has landed a co-starring role in an upcoming movie, written by Scot Armstrong, who penned The Hangover Part II. This is Armstrong's directorial debut. Middleditch, a regular at the Upright...

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Watch Paul Rudd spill (some) beans about Judd Apatow’s new flick

Watch Paul Rudd spill (some) beans about Judd Apatow’s new flick

By | August 8, 2011 at 8:06 pm | No comments

While promoting his newest movie Our Idiot Brother -- out Aug. 26 and co-starring Zooey Deschanel and Elizabeth Banks -- Paul Rudd spilled a few tasty morsels about Judd Apatow's newest project. The actor and writer confirmed that the flick is (as of now) called This Is Forty...

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Weird Al Yankovic will release comedy special, DVD, Blu-Ray and more through Comedy Central

Weird Al Yankovic will release comedy special, DVD, Blu-Ray and more through Comedy Central

By | August 8, 2011 at 7:39 pm | One comment

Comedy Central announced today an exclusive multi-platform deal with Weird Al Yankovic, the most prolific comedy recording artist of all time. The deal consists of three main prongs-- the first of which is the world premiere of Weird Al' Yankovic Live! - The Alpocalypse Tour....

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“Glee” movie will not include Jane Lynch’s character

“Glee” movie will not include Jane Lynch’s character

By | August 8, 2011 at 6:51 pm | No comments

If you haven’t heard yet, in one of the least surprising developments in the comedy world, Glee is being made into a movie. A 3-D movie. Here’s the thing, though: Jane Lynch, who portrays the notoriously track suit-wearing Sue Sylvester, will not be joining the cast, reports...

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Reno 911!’s Robert Ben Garant will write “gritty” Disney movie

Reno 911!’s Robert Ben Garant will write “gritty” Disney movie

By | August 8, 2011 at 10:05 am | No comments

Robert Ben Garant has been tapped to pen Tux, a feature film adaption of Japaneese graphic novel Tuxedo Gin. It took two years for the studio to close the rights to the Tokihiko Matsuura-created Japanese property, which were controlled by Shogakukan in Japan and VIZ Media in...

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Louie C.K.’s “Louie” renewed for third season

Louie C.K.’s “Louie” renewed for third season

By | August 6, 2011 at 12:20 pm | 4 comments

It's official, folks. Louis C.K.'s semi autobiographical FX series Louie will be returning for a third season. The network has ordered up another 13 episodes. Shortly after the announcement, Louis took to Twitter: "We will be back," he said. "I am very grateful to keep the best...

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Ricky Gervais gets animated for “Family Guy”; Dan Castellaneta gets real for “Parks and Rec”

Ricky Gervais gets animated for “Family Guy”; Dan Castellaneta gets real for “Parks and Rec”

By | August 5, 2011 at 2:56 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais, busiest (most powerful?) comedy person in the world will drop by the new season of Family Guy to voice the part of a dolphin for an episode titled, "Be Careful What You Wish For." This is great news for us, but Gervais may be even more excited about the guest gig,...

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Will Martin Lawrence return to network television?

Will Martin Lawrence return to network television?

By | August 4, 2011 at 10:07 pm | No comments

Martin Lawrence fans may have reason to rejoice: the man of many faces (and genders) may be coming back to network television. "... CBS is deep into negotiations on a deal with Lawrence that would have the actor star in and executive produce his own comedy series for the...

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Brits Matt Kirshen and Russell Howard kill it on “Conan” and “Fallon”

Brits Matt Kirshen and Russell Howard kill it on “Conan” and “Fallon”

By | August 4, 2011 at 6:10 pm | No comments

The British are coming. More specifically, British comedians. There's been a small influx on late night American TV, yet it hardly seems like their accent really makes much of a difference in regards to how they've been received in the U.S.A. While huge names like Eddie...

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