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Netflix snags Judd Apatow series starring Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust

Netflix snags Judd Apatow series starring Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust

By | September 16, 2014 at 11:23 am | One comment

Before he was producing genre-defining flicks like 40 Year Old Virgin, Knocked Up and Anchorman, Judd Apatow helped steer groundbreaking smallscreen comedies like The Ben Stiller Show, The Larry Sanders Show and, of course, cult favorite Freaks and Geeks, which helped launch the...

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The Lonely Island teams up with Judd Apatow for musical comedy movie

The Lonely Island teams up with Judd Apatow for musical comedy movie

By | August 8, 2014 at 4:19 pm | One comment

They reaffirmed their status as a powerful musical comedy force last year with the release of The Wack Album, and now The Lonely Island is headed to the bigscreen with help from Judd Apatow. Universal and Apatow, under his Judd Apatow Productions, will produce a comedy set in...

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Judd Apatow returns to stand-up, talks Trainwreck, Simpsons, more! (Laughspin Podcast)

Judd Apatow returns to stand-up, talks Trainwreck, Simpsons, more! (Laughspin Podcast)

By | July 28, 2014 at 1:51 pm | No comments

On this very special episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I sat down with the mighty Judd Apatow on the set of Trainwreck, the movie written by and starring Amy Schumer, which Apatow is currently directing and producing. We chatted inside Apatow’s trailer on Staten Island, where...

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Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

By | June 23, 2014 at 10:22 am | No comments

Before he was the king of comedy movies, Judd Apatow was a comedy connoisseur. The Anchorman producer, who used to interview famous comedians for his high school radio station, will release a compilation book through Random House featuring interviews he's conducted over the last...

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Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow movie ‘Trainwreck’ gets a release date

Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow movie ‘Trainwreck’ gets a release date

By | January 8, 2014 at 3:22 pm | One comment

It seems Amy Schumer’s movie project with Judd Apatow is moving swimmingly along. Late last year, we got word she was co-writing and starring in a flick under the Apatow Productions banner, then casting began and today Universal Pictures announced an official release date for...

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Judd Apatow to be honored by the Costume Designer Guild

Judd Apatow to be honored by the Costume Designer Guild

By | December 18, 2013 at 11:56 am | No comments

Judd Apatow is of course being honored for…costume design? Yes, you read right. The Anchorman 2 producer is being honored on Feb. 22 at the 16th Costume Designers Guild Awards with the Distinguished Collaborator honor. The CDG wanted to acknowledge his "support of costume...

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That Amy Schumer movie Judd Apatow is directing has a title now

That Amy Schumer movie Judd Apatow is directing has a title now

By | November 27, 2013 at 11:30 am | 3 comments

That Judd Apatow and Amy Schumer flick we told you about a few months ago has made some progress! The Anchorman 2 producer will direct Schumer's Train Wreck, which has reportedly begun casting. Train Wreck will star comedian Amy Schumer who plays "a basket case who tries to...

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Key & Peele to write untitled comedy film with Judd Apatow

Key & Peele to write untitled comedy film with Judd Apatow

By | November 13, 2013 at 12:47 pm | No comments

Key & Peele fans should start getting excited: Universal Pictures has just made a deal with the sketch comedy duo to write and star in an untitled Judd Apatow movie. Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele will co-write the comedy with the This is 40 filmmaker, who will also serve...

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Watch Judd Apatow interview Pearl Jam for 50 minutes

Watch Judd Apatow interview Pearl Jam for 50 minutes

By | October 8, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 3 comments

For years, Pearl Jam has been revolutionizing the way in which popular rock bands do business-- whether it's refusing to play at Ticketmaster events or releasing free live albums or just not being a bunch of dicks. As their newest album Lightning Bolt is being released on Oct....

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