• Lena Dunham announces 6 months sober, also directing Steven Spielberg’s next movie

    Lena Dunham has had a busy day. Monday morning, Variety announced that the Girls creator has been tapped by Steven Spielberg and JJ Abrams to write the screenplay for their upcoming film about Doaa Al Zamel. The script will be adapted from her biography, A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee’s Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival. The biography was written by Melissa Fleming who is also

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    Gabriel Iglesias Beyond The Fluffy tour dates announced

    Comedian Gabriel Iglesias announced the dates for his Beyond The Fluffy World Tour on Monday. The plus-size comic will hit 46 cities in North America next year bringing his accessible brand of light-hearted (and heavy-weighted) humor to the masses. Las Vegas, Dallas, Phoenix, and Portland are amongst the cities the Fluffy Train will make stops in 2019. “There is no greater thrill for me than to perform stand-up live,” Iglesias said

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    Michael Keaton, Seth Rogen star in John McAfee dark comedy King of the Jungle

    Michael Keaton will go rogue in King of the Jungle, according to a Deadline report. Keaton and Seth Rogen will star in the dark comedy based on the absurdly true story of McAfee Antivirus software creator John McAfee. Keaton will star as McAfee while Rogen will play Wired investigator Ari Furman. McAfee was a tech genius who created the popular antivirus software, cashed-in his fortune, and left modern civilization to

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    Amy Poehler animated series Duncanville picked up by Fox

    Amy Poehler loses one show and gains another. Duncanville has been picked up for 13 episodes by Fox. The series is an animated TV comedy about a 15-year-old boy, Duncan, and his friends and family. The show is the second big announcement for the actress this week as Broad City, which was executive produced by Poehler, will end after its fifth and final season. The Saturday Night Live alum will lend her

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    Chris Rock to direct Kevin Hart in Co-Parenting divorce comedy

    Looks like Chris Rock is getting back behind the camera—with Kevin Hart in front of it. Deadline reports Rock is in negotiations to direct the Ride Along star in Co-Parenting, a comedy from producer Will Packer and Universal Pictures. Co-Parenting is about a stay-at-home dad—presumably played by Hart—who raises the kids while his CEO wife serves as the family’s moneymaker. As described by Deadline, the main character “finds himself in

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    Jessica Williams attending Four Weddings and a Funeral on Hulu

    Mindy Kaling wrote a dope role for a dope queen. Jessica Williams will star in Four Weddings and a Funeral, an upcoming Hulu limited series based on the 1994 film starring Andie MacDowell and Hugh Grant. This will be the former Daily Show correspondent’s return to streaming since her Netflix original movie The Incredible Jessica James came out last year. She joins the Harry Potter universe in November starring as

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    The Simpsons Apu getting axed instead of fixed according to Adi Shankar

    UPDATE: took to TwitterSimpsons showrunner Al Jean to dispute reports that the beloved and controversial character Apu will be written off the show. Apu Nahasapeemapetilon may be being quietly written off The Simpsons, according to Indiewire. The controversial character was introduced on the eighth episode of the animated behemoth back in 1990. Voice actor Hank Azaria has voiced Apu—as well as a slew of other characters—for almost three decades, for which

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    Netflix cancelled American Vandal and the internet is not happy about it

    Netflix just made a boo boo. American Vandal will not return for a third season, the leading streaming service announced on Friday. “We’re very grateful to the creators, writers, cast and crew for bringing their innovative comedy to Netflix,” according to a statement that called the show’s high brow jokes on low brow subjects “unique and unconventional humor.” Well, people are mad. American Vandal was a mockumentary true crime series

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    Hasan Minhaj gets Tan France Queer Eye treatment in Netflix promo video

    Hasan Minhaj gets the Queer Eye treatment for his new political Netflix series Patriot Act. In a video released by the streaming giant, Minhaj and Queer Eye star Tan France pick out an outfit for the Homecoming King comedian. The video is called But First and hopefully won’t be the only time we see a new Netflix star get a makeover. The two joke and bond over the course of

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    F is for Family introduces Vince Vaughn on Netflix next month (Video)

    Bill Burr and his dysfunctional cartoon F is for Family will return to Netflix for a third season next month, the streaming service announced Thursday. Earlier this month, Netflix confirmed that the series had added Vince Vaughn as a guest star for the new season. Burr has recruited an impressive voice cast for his show based on his 1970s Irish-American upbringing. The Breaking Bad star voices flawed patriarch Frank Murphy,

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    Broad City final season ends Age of the ‘Gross’ Girl

    Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson are running all over Broad City in the trailer for its fifth and final season. The hit Comedy Central series returns one last time on January 24, 2019. Broad City, created by Glazer and Jacobson, has been critically acclaimed since its debut in 2014, boasting a 99% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Its rabid fan base of young women have been overjoyed to see a hysterically

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    Steve Carell returns to TV…Apple TV

    Nearly a decade after retiring his beloved Michael Scott character from NBC’s The Office, Steve Carell is returning to television. The Golden Globe winner is back, this time courtesy of Apple. He’ll star opposite Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon in a currently untitled drama that gives a behind-the-scenes look at the competitive landscape of morning television. Carell joins the series inspired by CNN anchor Brian Stelter’s book Top of the

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    Marvelous Mrs. Maisel extended trailer is here for you

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel will debut its second season on Amazon Prime sooner than you can say, “What’s the deal with airplane food?” The new season of the 8-time Emmy Award-winning show will be available to stream on Amazon’s Prime service on December 5. Amazon announced the date with a banner on their site. The show follows fictional stand-up comedian, Midge Maisel (played by Rachel Brosnahan), as she tries to

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    Full Frontal thinks Fox News has white power on the mind

    Samantha Bee spotted a glaring typo on a Fox News tweet about Wednesday’s bomb deliveries. Someone with the keys to the Twitter account mistakenly wrote ‘white power’ instead of ‘white powder.’ In a clip from Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, the host points out the odd autocorrect while suggesting there’s only one way for Siri to default to the racist catchphrase. Fox News has since deleted a breaking news tweet

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    Rosie O’Donnell is engaged!

    Rosie O’Donnell is engaged! The 56-year-old comedian announced the engagement to her girlfriend of a year, police officer Elizabeth Rooney. Radar reported that the League of Their Own star proposed back in the summer, but her new fiancé confirmed the speculation in a Tuesday Instagram post.   View this post on Instagram   Y E S ❤💍 A post shared by E L I Z A B E T H

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