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Earlier in the week we got a batch of character posters for Disney-Pixar’s upcoming animation Inside Out, and now a series of character promos have arrived online, introducing us to “the little voices inside our head” – Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy Kaling) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith). Check them out below…
Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it’s no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions – Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy Kaling) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith). The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley’s mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. »
- Gary Collinson
Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it’s no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions – Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy Kaling) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith). The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley’s mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley’s main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school. Inside Out is Directed by Pete Docter (Up, Monsters Inc.), and opens on June 19, 2015. »
It was both fantastic and a little bittersweet to watch Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert basically interview each other on "The Colbert Report" last night. The two cracked up, joked about their managerial styles, and started coming to terms with the fact that Colbert will be leaving the network soon. Watch their awesome, hilarious exchange here. The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,The Colbert Report on Facebook,Video Archive The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,The Colbert Report on Facebook,Video Archive Got us thinking about other fabulous occasions where two celebrities chatted on camera and entertained the hell out of us. Here are our favorites: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler The two were promoting "Baby Mama." They were also reminding us how much fun it is to be Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Ugh, these two. The best. Forever. The Golden Globes can't come fast enough. »
- Louis Virtel
Vimeo user Tommy Button has turned David Wain's cult comedy “Wet Hot American Summer” into a high octane Martin Scorsese thriller. All it takes is a Rolling Stones song (in this case “Can’t You Hear Me Knocking”) and tightly edited shots of some fluid camerawork and slow motion, as well as interjecting the words "Sex," "Money" and "Power." To be honest, seeing all the familiar faces (Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, Janeane Garofalo, Michael Showalter, Elizabeth Banks, Ken Marino, Michael Ian Black and Bradley Cooper) distracts a bit from the Scorsese vibe. But still, it's a clever mashup, highlighting how much cutting and music can change the film's entire feeling. But if anything, this playful video reminds me what a great cast the film has and that I should plan a rewatch in the near future. Have a look below. [Av Club] »
- Anthony Nicholas
Pixar's newest heroine is Riley Anderson in "Inside Out," an animated film about a little girl with a lot of feelings. Riley's really going through a lot lately, what with her family's move from the Midwest to San Francisco, and "Inside Out" is a firsthand look at all the emotions she's struggling with inside her head.
Disney and Pixar released some super short teasers to introduce each of Riley's anthropomorphized feelings, and frankly? They're freaking adorable.
Here's Sadness, voiced by Phyllis Smith.
Ugh! Meet Disgust, voiced by Mindy Kaling.
Lewis Black is the voice of anger. Adults will get why this is funny.
Fear is voiced by Bill Hader.
And here's a teaser with all of them, which includes Amy Poehler as Joy. Yes, please!
- Jenni Miller
Greer Grammer will be this year's Miss Golden Globe, the awards announced Thursday. The 22-year-old actress plays ditzy Lissa on MTV's Awkward; she also appears in the upcoming film Life Partners, opposite Leighton Meester, Adam Brody, and Gillian Jacobs. And, as Miss and Mr. Golden Globe of years past, she also happens to be the child of a celebrity: as you may have guessed, Grammer's father is three-time Golden Globe winner Kelsey Grammer. (Her mother is makeup artist Barrie Buckner.) Grammer joins a long line of past Golden Globe assistants including Sosie Bacon, daughter of Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick; Sam Fox, »
- Hillary Busis
With seven months to go before its release, the marketing for Pixar's Inside Out has just gotten started. So far we've had a teaser trailer, posters, and an introduction video to the character of Sadness. Today we've got three more character videos, which feature Anger, Fear, and Disgust. The clips are really short. I'm guessing we'll see our first full trailer around Christmas (but that's a complete guess).
Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions – Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy Kaling) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith). The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley’s mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her »
- Free Reyes
The vice president turned 72 on Thursday, and while Leslie is likely showering him with gifts – Et got the backstory behind our favorite running TV gag.
"It was a very casual joke pitched in the writers room one day a long time ago," said Schur. "It just sort of took hold, and once you give a writers room a bone like that, they are just going to chew it forever."
After five seasons of persistent Biden references, the VP finally made a cameo on the series.
The lovebirds appeared together on the series premiere of Late Night With Seth Meyers in February »
We got a brief introduction to Sadness (voiced by Phyllis Smith) a few days ago and now it’s time to meet Fear (Bill Hader), Disgust (Mindy Kaling) and Anger (Lewis Black) as well. Those four plus Joy (Amy Poehler) make up young Riley’s emotions and it’s up to them to help her adjust when she moves to San Francisco in Pixar’s latest, Inside Out. The promo material for Inside Out hasn’t been as mind-blowing as one might expect and these new character videos are no different. There’s nothing wrong with them, but there’s also nothing about them to suggest Inside Out will be worth the two-year wait since Pixar’s last release, Monsters University. Hit the jump to check out the new Inside Out character videos for yourself. The film is set to open in 3D on June 19, 2015. Here’s the official synopsis »
- Perri Nemiroff
Parks and Recreation is bringing a Mad Man back to Pawnee for its final season. E! News has confirmed Jon Hamm is set to return to the NBC comedy for one episode during its seventh and final season debuting in 2015. Plus, Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe are coming back! Mad Men star Hamm first appeared in the Parks and Recreation season six finale when the story shifted three years into the future and placed Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) in a new position. Hamm played Ed, a hapless employee Leslie fired. Yes, somebody even worse than Jerry Terry (Jim O'Heir). Parks and Rec boss Michael Schur has been vocal about his desire to get the Emmy nominee back for the final season. In April, he told E! News he was hopeful »
One thing you’ve got to hand to the SAG TV voters, they’re loyal to a fault. When it comes to the categories for individual acting, once they find someone they like, they stick with them.
Each year a host of veterans, not to mention a steady stream of series newcomers, is forced into the cold by familiar, entrenched names in comedy and drama alike.
So amidst the universal mourning for the “Breaking Bad” and “30 Rock” finales, there must have been a certain amount of secret glee among thesps. After all, the spot Bryan Cranston occupied in male actor, drama, for five consecutive years is now open for business, as are Alec Baldwin and Tina Fey’s in the comedy division, where they competed, and usually triumphed, a total of 15 times.
Opening up Cranston’s slot is particularly tantalizing, since the drama field is crowded indeed. Steve Buscemi of »
- Bob Verini
Every ad exec worth their salt knows employing a celebrity is one of the most effective ways to market goods and services. Whether they’re playing a heightened version of themselves or inhabiting a character who can’t resist the product, actors must bring their A-game when telling a convincing story in one minute or less. Check out these 14 recent performances and get inspired to book the next catchy commercial. Terry Crews, Old Spice:When you think of memorable performances in commercials, the first product that may jump—nay, explode—into your mind may be Old Spice. Known for their viral video campaigns featuring the likes of Bruce Campbell and Isaiah Mustafa, The Man Your Man Could Smell Like, Old Spice perhaps most famously featured the belligerent antics of Terry Crews. The “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” actor’s utterly bonkers ads for body wash and deodorant are a deluge of sudden explosions, flexing pectorals, »
"Parks and Recreation" is packing in the guest stars for its upcoming seventh and final season, with two key former cast members -- and one surprise guest star -- set to reprise their roles.
First, Entertainment Weekly reports that Jon Hamm, who had a small, memorable cameo in last season's finale, will return as Ed. Leslie (Amy Poehler) fired Ed during the final moments of the sixth season, calling him the worst employee of the National Parks Association -- even worse than Jerry Larry Terry (Jim O'Heir).
"Parks and Rec" boss Mike Schur told EW earlier this year that he had wanted Hamm to reprise his role, though in a more covert way than expected. "If I have my way, every episode where you see events that take place before that moment will include a shot of him doing something insanely incompetent," Schur said. We'll see if that vision pans out. »
- Katie Roberts
Stephen Colbert to host the Kennedy Center Honors At the Dec. 7 ceremony, which CBS will broadcast on Dec. 30, Colbert will help honor Tom Hanks, ballerina Patricia McBride, Lily Tomlin, Sting and Al Green. Plus: Colbert says goodbye to “Esteban Colberto.” NBC: We’re sticking with our current “Today” team "NBC wants to be absolutely clear: The rumors are wrong — period,” NBC News President Deborah Turness said in a statement, responding to rumors of a cast shakeup. "This is the team we are committed to. And this is the team that our viewers turn to in the morning.” “Orange is the New Black” star Taryn Manning arrested Manning was taken into custody for allegedly making threats against a former friend. Click Read Full Post For More “Fargo” alum Allison Tolman’s next stop: Comedy Central's “Review" She’ll play a nurse who becomes part of Forrest MacNeil’s “blackmail” scheme. »
- Norman Weiss
I have a medical condition called caring too much about TV. Amy Poehler’s sitcom Difficult People just got a straight-to-series order from Hulu. Originally USA produced the pilot, but then the network decided to move away from developing comedies. USA’s loss is Hulu’s gain. The comedy stars Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner, who have worked together in the Emmy-nominated Billy on the Street.
According to Beatrice Springborn, head of Hulu Originals, the series “follows Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner as best friends and struggling comedians in New York City who can’t figure out why they aren’t likeable. Klausner wrote the pilot and will also serve as an executive producer for the series alongside Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) and Dave Becky (Louie).”
Production will start early next year. Perhaps they will run down the streets screaming about Meryl Streep.
While on the USA comedy front: »
- Michelle Leibowitz
Disney/Pixar has released two Inside Out teasers.
The videos introduce two of the voices inside your head.
Inside Out centres around Riley, a young girl who is dealing with growing up and being uprooted from her home.
The short film Lava will play to audiences before showings of Inside Out.
The movie is released in the UK on July 24, 2015, and in the Us on June 19. »
Amy Poehler apparently wishes that her eyesight were worse, at least when Eddie Redmayne is involved. Redmayne appeared on Late Night on Tuesday, where Seth Meyers informed him that Poehler noticed some similarities between Redmayne and Meyers' looks. Read more Palm Springs Film Fest: Eddie Redmayne Lands Top Actor Honor for 'Theory of Everything' Meyers said that Poehler liked hosting Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update with him because, "if she squinted hard enough, she could pretend she was doing it with Eddie Redmayne." The Theory of Everything actor was clearly quite embarrassed by the remark and by Meyers' surprising pickup line, but Redmayne managed to
- Ryan Gajewski
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.
Jimmy Kimmel got to reveal People's new Sexiest Man Alive Tuesday night, but first he made the studio audience guess. He is not in a band. He does not like to drive a Lincoln. (Not McConaughey.) He's not over 35. He has not been Sexiest Man Alive before. He is an actor. He is not single. He is only hairy on his head. He was not born in the USA. He has played a superhero in a movie. He has a famous sibling. His hero does use a hammer. They knew! It's Chris Hemsworth! Chris did his Skype interview from Australia, where it was about 12:30 p.m. the next day. »
- Gina Carbone
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Do you have anything on The Mentalist's premiere episode you can share? — Shena, via Twitter
After their big kiss at the end of last season, Lisbon and Jane are fully immersed in their honeymoon period when the season begins. But when they're called back to work to investigate the murder of an undercover FBI agent, they have to figure out how (or if) to break the news of their relationship to their colleagues. Lisbon, for one, wants to keep the romance under wraps — which Jane is willing go along with. Or at least he is until Lisbon's ex Pike comes back in the picture.
How will Leslie and Ben be different when Parks and Recreation returns? — Eddie
Other than the obvious — aka being parents to three kids — and the »
- Adam Bryant
Here's their press release:
Los Angeles, CA - November 18, 2014 - Hulu today announced a straight-to-series pick-up of Difficult People from executive producers Amy Poehler (Parks & Recreation) and Dave Becky (Louie). The half-hour comedy series marks the first collaboration between Hulu and Universal Cable Productions and is set to start production early next year.
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