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Louis C.K., John Oliver to Perform at N.Y. Comedy Festival’s Stand Up for Heroes

16 September 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Louis C.K., John Oliver, John Mulaney, Bruce Springsteen, Brian Williams and others are among the performers lined up for the 8th annual Stand Up for Heroes event in New  York.  Presented by the Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival, the event honors service members, veterans and their families.

Since its debut, Stand Up for Heroes has raised more than $21 million. This year’s edition plays the Theater at Madison Square Garden Nov. 5 at 8 p.m.

Stand Up for Heroes joins a 2014 Nycf slate that also includes perfs by more than 200 comedians including Billy Cosby, Amy Schumer, Bill Maher, Nick Offerman and Tig Notaro. Shows run at venues all over Gotham including Carnegie Hall, the Beacon and Town Hall.

 

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- Shelli Weinstein

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Bruce Springsteen headlines Stand Up For Heroes event

16 September 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Bruce Springsteen and a collection of all-star comedians will headline the eighth annual Stand Up for Heroes event at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 5. Louis C.K., John Mulaney, John Oliver, and NBC’s Brian Williams are already confirmed, and several surprise guests are expected. The event, presented by the Bob Woodruff Foundation and New York Comedy Festival, has raised millions for injured military veterans and their families.

“Lee and I are so humbled by the generous contributions of the talent, sponsors, and variety of organizations in honor of our nation’s heroes and their families,” said Bob Woodruff, »

- Jeff Labrecque

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Tom Hiddleston To Star In King Kong's prequel 'Skull Island' With Jordan Vogt-Roberts At The Helm

16 September 2014 9:39 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Legendary announced its plans to make a feature film based on the cinematic origins of King Kong during this year's San Diego Comic Con with an original draft of the script by Max Borenstein. Previous works have touched on the island, but staying on and exploring this mysterious and dangerous place offers Legendary the opportunity to take audiences deeper inside this rich world with a style and scope that parallels other Legendary productions. Universal Pictures will distribute the film on November 4, 2016.

Vogt-Roberts directed and executive produced the Sundance darling The Kings Of Summer.  He has also directed the pilot and multiple episodes of FX's new series "You're the Worst" and is set to direct Metal Gear Solid for Sony. His other credits include directing the pilot of "Cocked" for Amazon Studios and directing and executive producing the concert documentary Nick Offerman: American Ham. He is represented by UTA, 3 Arts »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Legendary Hires Jordan Vogt-Roberts to Direct Skull Island with Tom Hiddleston Set to Star

16 September 2014 9:31 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

After announcing Skull Island (a King Kong movie) at this year's Sdcc, fans have been anxious to know more about the upcoming creature feature from Legendary Pictures.  Today they're finally giving out some details as they've confirmed a director for the project and also reveal that fan-favorite actor Tom Hiddleston (Loki in the Marvel Universe) will be starring in the film!  Come inside to learn more!

From Legendary's Press Release: 

Legendary announced its plans to make a feature film based on the cinematic origins of King Kong during this year’s San Diego Comic Con with an original draft of the script by Max Borenstein. Previous works have touched on the island, but staying on and exploring this mysterious and dangerous place offers Legendary the opportunity to take audiences deeper inside this rich world with a style and scope that parallels other Legendary productions. Universal Pictures will distribute the film »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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Sr Geek Picks: Ellen’s Anaconda, Making a Scene with Franco & More

11 September 2014 6:50 PM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find Star Wars minus John WilliamsNick Offerman’s Advice to College Freshmen; St. Peter meets Gaston; Jimmy Fallon goes pool bowling with Hugh Jackman; and see James Franco As Napoleon Dynamite in Pulp Fiction. All that and more on this edition of Sr’s Geek Picks!

To kick things off today, Flavorwire has a Clever Joss Whedon-Inspired Artworks From Gallery 1988.

If you have any Geek Picks of your own, please send them to srgeekpicks(at)gmail(dot)com and you could be featured in a future post!

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Star Wars Minus Williams – Throne Room

This may not end up having anything to do with our version of Ep 4. Then again, it just might. Either way, we enjoyed it too much to keep it to ...

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- Justin Vactor

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Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Release: 22 Jump Street

11 September 2014 3:28 PM, PDT | Disc Dish | See recent Disc Dish news »

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Nov. 18, 2014; Digital Release Date: Oct. 18, 2014

Price: DVD $30.99, Blu-ray/DVD Combo $40.99

Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

The boys and their guns are back in 22 Jump Street.

Jonah Hill (Moneyball) and Channing Tatum (Haywire) return to idiotic action in the comedy action flick 22 Jump Street, a sequel to you-know-what from 2012…

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Hill) and Jenko (Tatum) when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership.  Now they don’t have to just crack the case – they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshman to real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them. »

- Laurence

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Best of Late Night TV: Jimmie Johnson's Cooler Race, Nick Offerman's College Advice, Lying Fashionistas (Video)

11 September 2014 1:47 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night.

"Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon opened up his suggestion box to find a query from a fan asking him to challenge someone to a race using a beer cooler scooter -- literally, a motorized scooter built from a cooler. Fallon brought in Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson for the bit, and offered him a beer helmet for protection, though Johnson was eager to get the race over with. "I just can't wait to ... see what's inside the cooler," he told Fallon.

Another suggestion box question from a college freshman sought advice for school, which Fallon said he didn't feel qualified giving. Instead, he called upon "Parks and Recreation" star Nick Offerman, »

- Katie Roberts

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Watch Cookie Monster and John Oliver Do the (Fake) Local News

9 September 2014 9:15 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

John Oliver and Cookie Monster teamed up for "W-ord Channel 7 News," a local-news spoof that focuses on important questions, like "Why is the word abbreviation so long?" Good point. Also on the Channel 7 team? Al Roker with the Vocab-u-Cast, Nick Offerman with "Sports," and Man on the Street Telly with a starstruck Kate McKinnon. Can the next Anchorman be about this team?Cookie and John really have nice chemistry, don't they? »

- Lindsey Weber

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Kyle Gallner Joins Disaster-At-Sea Drama ‘The Finest Hours’

9 September 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Kyle Gallner (A Nightmare On Elm Street, Veronica Mars) has joined Disney’s true-disaster picture The Finest Hours. The Craig Gillespie-directed film chronicles the massive rescue mission that’s launched when two oil tankers collided off the coast of Cape Cod in 1952. Gallner joins Chris Pine and Casey Affleck in a key role as the rescue-boat’s engineman, who feels like he has a lot to prove on the mission to save the lives of dozens of men clinging to life in the waters of the Atlantic. Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson adapted the script from Casey Sherman and Michael J Tougias’ 2010 book. (Update: Production begins this month in Massachusetts, Disney said this morning, with Holliday Grainger also joining the cast.)

Gallner has a number of films coming out, including Sundance sensation Dear White People and the Courteney Cox-helmed Just Before I Go. He recently wrapped Clint Eastwood »

- Jen Yamato

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How Amy Poehler Made a 'Parks and Rec' Superfan's Wish Come True

5 September 2014 6:28 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Leslie Knope may have a passion for public speaking, but she left Joshua Ritter "speechless" when he found out he'd be spending the day on the set of Parks and Recreation. Ritter and his family flew out to Los Angeles from Illinois thanks to the Make-a-Wish Foundation, which organized a day for them to hang out with Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, Adam Scott, and other stars of the NBC show. Ritter says the cast and crew made him feel like "family" — so much so that he felt comfortable enough to perform a rap about Poehler he'd written in

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- Aaron Couch

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22 Jump Street Outtakes: Channing Tatum Gets Tickled By a Rainbow, Peter Stormare Has a Dance Party

5 September 2014 3:21 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

22 Jump Street doesn’t arrive on Blu-ray and DVD until November 18th, but about two of the 100 minutes of bonus footage set to come with the Blu-ray edition hit the web early and it’s loaded with wacky and absolutely hilarious outtakes.  In fact, I could probably just watch a full feature’s worth of material with Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum messing around while filming that bad trip scene. Hit the jump to catch Tatum getting tickled by a smiling football and rainbow, hear Hill’s abundance of bleeps and to see Peter Stormare dancing it up at a Spring Break concert in the 22 Jump Street outtakes.  The film also stars Wyatt Russell, Amber Stevens, Jillian Bell, Ice Cube and Nick Offerman. You can check out those outtakes via MTV below and click here to catch what directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller told us about the 10-minute “dramatic »

- Perri Nemiroff

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John Oliver and Co-Anchor Cookie Monster Deliver News

2 September 2014 1:17 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Here it is, the best part of your post-Labor Day Tuesday: John Oliver sat at an anchor desk with Cookie Monster, threw to correspondents like Telly Monster, Kate McKinnon, Al Roker, Nick Offerman and (the voice of) Megan Mullally, and was hilarious from beginning to end. Oh, I love this. What could be more lovable? The only thing more lovable than this is Cookie Monster as Alistair Cookie. Was that not adorable? Well, you can double your pleasure with this flawless reel of outtakes. Cookie knows to save his emotional moments for closeups, guys. »

- Louis Virtel

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Nick Offerman Stirs Up Gunslinging Trouble with his Voice in this Meta Short Film

2 September 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Why Watch? If you want to mine this short film for its most profound nugget, you’ll find a question of what it’s like to live in a completely transparent society, one where your deepest shames and desires aren’t secret. How do you live when your inner world is made public? If you don’t want to look that deep, you can still revel in Nick Offerman playing a trickster god narrator who tries his best to send bullets flying in a stereotypical Western saloon. Marked by poetic voice over, it’s also fantastically funny. Written by Kevin Tenglin and given cinematic life by director Eric KissackThe Gunfighter twists the plot conceit of Stranger Than Fiction into a commentary on genre tropes, whiskey-slinging and itchy prostitutes. Clever and thorough in its execution, everyone on the production team is game for the absurdity, showing both the love required to truly lampoon something and the wit »

- Scott Beggs

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John Oliver And Cookie Monster Team With Mashable To Read The “News”

2 September 2014 12:57 PM, PDT | Tubefilter.com | See recent Tubefilter News news »

John Oliver and Cookie Monster are a pair of traditional media stars who are both popular on YouTube; now, thanks to Mashable, they have teamed up to lead an ace news team. They are the two stars of the "W-ord Channel 7 News", a new collaboration that teaches kids about words. According to Mashable, the video is part of Sesame Street's Words Are Here, There and Everywhere, a digital resource that focuses on its titular subject. Oliver and Cookie Monster talking about the silent "b" in "crumb", investigate a story about "chair" losing its "c", and explain the actual meaning of the word "literally". In true Sesame Street fashion, there are also guest appearances; Kate McKinnon, Nick Offerman, and Al Roker all show up. The video comes at a time where both Oliver and Cookie Monster are seeing their YouTube stocks go up. Oliver's Last Week Tonight channel is on a roll, »

- Sam Gutelle

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Top That! Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé at the VMAs, Emmy Highlights, and More!

2 September 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

YouTube's Tyler Oakley and Popsugar's Becca Frucht have your weekly pop culture fix - are you ready?! This week we're breaking down the biggest viral hits including father catches daughter taking selfies, 2-year-old girl's ice bucket challenge, Google Fiber, Pizza Hut in Japan being run by Cats, the fedora king, What My Grandma Looks For In a Man, Gilbert Gottfried does the speech from Independence Day, Nick Offerman's epic shower thoughts, Billy on the Street at The Emmy Awards, Nicki Minaj, Beyoncé at the Video Music Awards and more! So sit back and enjoy as Tyler and Becca guide you through the latest and greatest from the weird, and wonderful web! »

- Becca-Frucht

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Top That! Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé at the VMAs, Emmy Highlights, and More!

2 September 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

YouTube's Tyler Oakley and Popsugar's Becca Frucht have your weekly pop culture fix - are you ready?! This week we're breaking down the biggest viral hits including father catches daughter taking selfies, 2-year-old girl's ice bucket challenge, Google Fiber, Pizza Hut in Japan being run by Cats, the fedora king, What My Grandma Looks For In a Man, Gilbert Gottfried does the speech from Independence Day, Nick Offerman's epic shower thoughts, Billy on the Street at The Emmy Awards, Nicki Minaj, Beyoncé at the Video Music Awards and more! So sit back and enjoy as Tyler and Becca guide you through the latest and greatest from the weird, and wonderful web! »

- Becca-Frucht

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Exclusive – Jenny Slate “should be” returning for final season of Parks and Recreation

30 August 2014 5:56 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

While over to promote her new film Obvious Child (read our review here), Jenny Slate told Flickering Myth that she “should be” returning as her character Mona-Lisa in the hit show Parks and Recreation.

“Yeah I should be,” the actress said when asked if she would be back. “But it’s set three years in the future now, so we’ll see”.

You can hear the latest Flickering Myth Podcast with Jenny Slate and Gillian Robespierre talking Obvious Child here.

Mona-Lisa, the sister of Jean-Ralphio, first appeared in the season five episode “Bailout” and has featured in another six episodes since. She did have a brief relationship with Aziz Ansari’s Tom Haverford and was described as “the worst person in the world”.

The upcoming seventh season of Parks and Recreation is reported to be the final series and is currently filming in Pasadena, California. Although the show »

- Luke Owen

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Nick Offerman Read Reddit Shower Thoughts In His Deadpan Voice And Sounds Hilarious

21 August 2014 11:38 PM, PDT | icelebz.com | See recent iCelebz news »

Nick Offerman has channeled his inner Ron Swanson. In this hilarious video he decides to read out some "simply genius shower thoughts."

The minute and half long video shows Offermanreading out some of Reddit.s shower thoughts in his characteristic Ron Swanson deadpan voice. The video is hilarious and we were literally fell off our chair laughing at the genius of some of the "simply genius shower thoughts" are actually genius!

Be it due to the zen background music or Offerman.s I-can-look-into-your-soul stare, some of the statements really did make sense!

Here are some of the amazing, mind-boggling ones:

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Nick Offerman Read Reddit Shower Thoughts In His Deadpan Voice And Sounds Hilarious

21 August 2014 11:38 PM, PDT | icelebz.com | See recent iCelebz news »

Nick Offerman has channeled his inner Ron Swanson. In this hilarious video he decides to read out some "simply genius shower thoughts."

The minute and half long video shows Offermanreading out some of Reddit.s shower thoughts in his characteristic Ron Swanson deadpan voice. The video is hilarious and we were literally fell off our chair laughing at the genius of some of the "simply genius shower thoughts" are actually genius!

Be it due to the zen background music or Offerman.s I-can-look-into-your-soul stare, some of the statements really did make sense!

Here are some of the amazing, mind-boggling ones:

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Nick Offerman Read Reddit Shower Thoughts In His Deadpan Voice And Sounds Hilarious

21 August 2014 11:38 PM, PDT | icelebz.com | See recent iCelebz news »

Nick Offerman has channeled his inner Ron Swanson. In this hilarious video he decides to read out some "simply genius shower thoughts."

The minute and half long video shows Offermanreading out some of Reddit.s shower thoughts in his characteristic Ron Swanson deadpan voice. The video is hilarious and we were literally fell off our chair laughing at the genius of some of the "simply genius shower thoughts" are actually genius!

Be it due to the zen background music or Offerman.s I-can-look-into-your-soul stare, some of the statements really did make sense!

Here are some of the amazing, mind-boggling ones:

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