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Watch the first trailer for Judd Apatow’s ‘Five-Year Engagement’

Watch the first trailer for Judd Apatow’s ‘Five-Year Engagement’

By | December 8, 2011 at 5:25 pm | One comment

It doesn’t take a seasoned Hollywood analyst to know that 2012 is going to be a big year for Jason Segel. The comedic actor and writer is currently riding the wave of The Muppets success. And in the first quarter of next year he’ll be co-headlining The Five-Year Engagement...

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Judd Apatow thinks there should be a comedy category at the Oscars; what do you think?

Judd Apatow thinks there should be a comedy category at the Oscars; what do you think?

By | November 21, 2011 at 11:28 am | 12 comments

A few days ago, Judd Apatow tweeted this message out to his 365,000+ followers: “Since comedies are rarely up for Oscars it does make sense to have a comedy category. It would just add more fun categories.” It set off a bit of lively discussion, which then followed him to...

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Trailer: Can Katherine Heigl become a respected comedic actress?

Trailer: Can Katherine Heigl become a respected comedic actress?

By | September 26, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 3 comments

Hollywood has unleashed upon the world a great many fish-out-of-water comedy flicks. Some turn out to be classics (Trading Places) while others miss the mark (too many to make an example out of one). The latest, One For The Money (in theaters Jan. 27, 2012), stars Katherine...

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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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Premature cancellation: 10 comedy shows that left the world too soon

Premature cancellation: 10 comedy shows that left the world too soon

By | July 19, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 11 comments

It seems every season there's a sad departure of a comedy series that had potential. Usually it’s a slight bummer but then you find a replacement during that time slot each week and you stop mourning the loss. But a few shows have graced us in the last 15 years who were gone...

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Robert Smigel cast in new Judd Apatow flick

Robert Smigel cast in new Judd Apatow flick

By | July 18, 2011 at 10:51 am | No comments

Robert Smigel, the creator and voice of Triumph the Comic Insult Dog, has been cast in Judd Apatow's next comedy. Apatow's Bridesmaids writer Annie Mumolo has also signed on to co-star in the flick, a Universal picture starring Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann and Bridesmaids scene...

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Judd Apatow casts Bridesmaids scene stealer Melissa McCarthy in new comedy flick

By | July 8, 2011 at 12:06 pm | No comments

Melissa McCarthy offered some of the funniest moments in Judd Apatow's summer blockbuster Bridesmaids (side note: if you haven't seen the film yet, stop reading and go do it, you owe it to society). And, in a while, come back for more McCarthy-Apatow goodness. The Hollywood...

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Judd Apatow casts Bridesmaids scene stealer Melissa McCarthy in new comedy flick

Judd Apatow casts Bridesmaids scene stealer Melissa McCarthy in new comedy flick

By | July 8, 2011 at 9:09 am | No comments

Melissa McCarthy offered some of the funniest moments in Judd Apatow's summer blockbuster Bridesmaids (side note: if you haven't seen the film yet, stop reading and go do it, you owe it to society). And, in a while, come back for more McCarthy-Apatow goodness. The Hollywood...

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Judd Apatow, Paul Feig will follow up ‘Bridesmaids’ success with new comedy flick

By | June 8, 2011 at 1:39 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_29742" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Judd Apatow"][/caption] Comedy duos aren’t a new trend in entertainment: there’s Laurel and Hardy, Cheech and Chong, Abbott and Costello, Wilder and Pryor... uh, Harold and Kumar! These couples have...

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