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Warning: This clip is real cute. We know you clicked on it expecting cuteness, but it's cuter. Apparently, while shooting The Nest, Maya Rudolph, Amy Poehler, Rachel Dratch, and Tina Fey had a playdate for all their kids. Towards the end of the clip, Fey talks about how easy it is to tell which kid belongs to which actress, and it will destroy you. Okay, we have sufficiently warned you. Bye, forever. »
- Jesse David Fox
When Wet Hot American Summer came out in 2001, it was released by USA Films – a company that eventually morphed into Focus Features, but at the time had no real footing theatrically. That may explain why the film was barely released, but eventually found a cult audience. Considering it was written by Michael Showalter and David Wain (the latter of whom directed the film), and featured many members of The State there was almost a guarantee it would be funny, but the fledging USA Films didn’t know how to sell it. Originally Showalter and Wain wanted to follow that film with They Came Together, which they were unable to make until recently, and it was also given a small theatrical release (but was also put on VOD). But now that it’s on home video, it seems likely it too will become a cult favorite. Starring Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, »
- Andre Dellamorte
The introduction to “Saturday Night Live” will undoubtedly sound different this season, but it'll also have an air of familiarity. NBC's iconic sketch show will bring in former cast member Darrell Hammond, who was on the program from 1995-2009, to replace the late Don Pardo as the show's announcer, TheWrap has confirmed. Pardo died in August at the age of 96, having announced during all but one of “SNL's” 39 seasons. Also read: Amy Poehler Remembers Late ‘SNL’ Announcer Don Pardo Hammond, a master impressionist who was known for his work as Bill Clinton and Sean Connery, among others, filled in for Pardo on. »
- Jordan Zakarin
“7th Heaven” cast reunites Beverley Mitchell last night posted a pic of her Stephen Collins, Jessica Biel, David Watson, David Gallagher and Catherine Hicks, but where was Ruthie? “The Good Wife” gets a cameo out of Gloria Steinem Julianna Margulies says she was starstruck when she filmed a scene with the feminist icon, who’s playing herself. "I made a fool of myself and then had to email her and had to apologize,” Margulies said on “Live! with Kelly and Michael." “Mystery Science Theater 3000” is coming to Vimeo The online video service will stream 80 episodes of the cult comedy series, plus any new episodes made over the next year. Click Read Full Post For More Marvel’s “Agent Carter” adds James D’Arcy He’ll play Edwin Jarvis, the butler to Dominic Cooper’s Howard Stark. After binging on “Parks and Rec," Diane Keaton says “I've fallen in love »
- Norman Weiss
About time! Diane Keaton came to realize on Tuesday, Sept. 16, that she has a massive girl crush on Amy Poehler. The 68-year-old Something's Gotta Give actress took to Twitter to reveal to her followers she's fallen in love with the funnywoman. "So I have something to say about a new discovery... I've fallen in love with Amy Poehler," Keaton tweeted on the same day of Poehler's 43rd birthday. "My 13 year old son Duke and I have now seen three years of Parks and Rec episodes [...] »
Guess who turns 43 today? Amy Poehler! But she shouldn't be surprised if her Bff Tina Fey doesn't call or send a card. "I'm going to forget it like I do every year and she'll forget mine," Fey told me last night at the premiere of her new movie This Is Where I Leave You (in theaters on Friday). "But maybe this year, I'll remember because you helped me." As for a gift, Fey may have been inspired by Orange Is the New Black. "Just boxes of cigarettes, like we're in prison!" she joked (at least we think she was joking). Fey and Poehler first cracked us up when they were on Saturday Night Live together after first meeting in an improve »
Are you sitting down? Us Weekly is reporting that Eva Mendes gave birth on Friday, Sept. 12, welcoming a baby girl with partner Ryan Gosling. Congratulations to them? It felt like the world came crashing down in July when reports surfaced that Mendes was expecting her first child with Gosling, and thus Baby Goose could no longer participate in your detailed fantasies of marriage. On the bright side: Gosling is now officially a Dilf. The couple’s daughter, who will obviously be ridiculously good looking, is a Virgo, which puts her in the company of Amy Poehler and Beyoncé (not bad). And let’s be honest: You can’t wait for the first photos of Gosling wearing a Baby Bjorn to the farmers market.
How are you feeling? How is Rachel McAdams feeling?
[Photo Credit: Getty Images] »
- Emily Exton
Clooney, a four-time Golden Globe winner, has been nominated 13 times by the HFPA in his illustrious career and is also a two-time Academy Award winner, most recently as producer of the 2013 best picture winner “Argo.”
He has appeared in over 40 films and TV shows since cementing his star status with the 90s TV drama “E.R.” before moving on to pursue a career in film. To date, the Lexington, Ky.-born multi-hyphenate has directed five features, including “Good Night and Good Luck,” “The Ides of March” and “The Monuments Men.”
“I grew up in a family of storytellers,” he recently told Variety. »
- Stuart Oldham
Clooney will receive the award at the 2015 Golden Globe Awards ceremony, set for January. The annual honor is bestowed upon "an individual of demonstrated outstanding achievement in film and television entertainment," according to the official announcement from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which hands out the Globes each year.
"Actor, writer, producer, director, activist, practical joker and former Sexiest Man Alive, the 2015 Cecil B. DeMille Golden Globe Award recipient, George Clooney, is someone who cannot be pigeonholed," the announcement said. " ... The charming, self-deprecating actor has been nominated for a staggering thirteen Golden Globe awards during his three-decade career."
The release also noted that Clooney was "equally talented behind the camera" and "a gifted filmmaker," making him a fitting recipient of the award, named for legendary director Cecil B. DeMille ("The Ten Commandments," "The Greatest Show on Earth »
- Katie Roberts
EW can confirm that Mike O’Brien, an SNL writer since 2009 who made his debut as a featured player last year, will no longer be in the series’ cast. Deadline first reported the news. O’Brien will still be a writer on the show.
- Esther Zuckerman
Amy Poehler, Owen Wilson and Zach Galifianakis are asking ‘Are You Here’ with the comedy’s home entertainment release. The film is set to be distribued by Millennium entertainment and Gilbert Films on Blu-ray and DVD on September 30. The following synopsis for ‘Are You There’ has been released: When his off-the-grid best buddy Ben Baker (Galifianakis) inherits his estranged father’s fortune, womanizing local weatherman Steve Dallas (Wilson) joins forces with him to battle the legal challenge brought by Ben’s formidable sister (Poehler). The comedy as written and directed by ‘Mad Men’ creator, Matthew Weiner, and also stars Jenna Fischer, Laura Ramsey, Melissa Rauch, Lauren Lapkus, Edward Hermann and Alana De [ Read More ]
- Karen Benardello
Sure, Amy Poehler's onscreen antics are hilarious, but over the years, she's shown that she's pretty great off screen, too. The famous funny lady turns 43 on Tuesday, so to celebrate her birthday, we're taking a look at some great Gif-worthy moments of Amy being awesome - and just being herself. Her much-anticipated memoir, Yes, Please, hits shelves on Oct. 28, and her first book will be full of personal stories, including funny anecdotes about her life plus plenty of life advice. In honor of Amy's birthday, check out some of her best moments with Bff Tina Fey, and then take a look at why Amy's so lovable. »
It’s widely agreed that there is no shortage of comedic talent in the film industry today. With actors like Jason Segel, Amy Poehler, Seth Rogen, Tina Fey, and Paul Rudd showing no sign of taking any time off from their day jobs, at any given time one can typically find at least one comedy featuring one of these popular leads in theatres.
Jason Bateman is one of the stand-out actors working today, building a solid reputation as one of the industry’s funniest leading men. He started acting in comedy at a young age, working in a number of television shows in the 80s and 90s. In 2003, he took on the role of Michael Bluth in a little show called "Arrested Development". This went on to become one of his most critically acclaimed performances, and the demand to bring the Bluths back was so high that another season was released on Netflix last year. »
- Amanda Wood
This weekend gives you two chances to see Bill Hader stretch his acting muscles. In dark comedy The Skeleton Twins, Hader and his former Saturday Night Live co-star Kristen Wiig play siblings who reunite after suicide attempts. Meanwhile, in The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them, Hader has a supporting role as the best friend of James McAvoy’s Conor, who is going through a pretty rough time in his relationship with Jessica Chastain’s titular character.
Saturday Night Live actors taking on dramatic—or, rather, serious—roles is nothing new. Wiig has steadily been putting films with weighty themes onto her resume, »
- Esther Zuckerman
If you haven't been watching "The Approval Matrix," allow us to suggest you do so immediately. Neal Brennan (co-creator of "Chappelle's Show") hosts the SundanceTV talk show and is joined each week by a rotating panel of celebs, writers, and fellow comedians to discuss all things pop culture, from highbrow to lowbrow and the brilliant to the despicable.
Topics range from a debate over if Beyonce is cooler than Jay Z to an in-depth discussion about binge-watching TV shows. And so far, Neal has welcomed funny guests like Amy Poehler, Judah Friedlander, and Jim Norton, just to name a few.
The season concludes this Monday, but you can find out where to watch on Moviefone's "The Approval Matrix" page and catch up on the latest full episodes Right Here.
The finale of "The Approval Matrix" airs Monday, September 15 at 11 p.m. Et/Pt on SundanceTV.
Photo courtesy of Jc Dhien »
- Moviefone Staff
Aisha Tyler will host and Amy Poehler will present at the 24th Annual Literary Awards Festival, honoring the best writing in the western United States, Pen Center USA announced on Wednesday. Tyler will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies, presenting awards to a distinguished group of writers who will take home $1,000 cash prizes. Poehler will present the Lifetime Achievement Award to Norman Lear. Also read: Amy Poehler Remembers Late ‘SNL’ Announcer Don Pardo Pen Center USA has announced that Mimi Pond has won the organization's Graphic Literature Award with special mention for her graphic memoir, “Over Easy.” Previously announced Literary Award winners include. »
- Linda Ge and Jethro Nededog
Matthew Weiner of Mad Men fame is coming you way with his feature film writing/directing debut, Are You Here. The bizarre-sounding story is brought to you with a cast you might expect isn’t difficult for someone with Mad Men under his belt to get into his film.
Ben (Zach Galifianakis) inherits a sizable fortune when his father dies, despite the fact that Ben lives off-the-grid and had been estranged from his father. Steve Dalls (Owen Wilson), a womanizer and local television personality, is a friend of Ben’s, and decides to join up with Ben to fight the legal battle brought by Ben’s sister (Amy Poehler), but there’s a lot more going on than that. Check the trailer below for more of an idea of the ins and outs of friendship that are explored in this one.
The comedy certainly has the talent, including an impressive supporting cast, »
- Marc Eastman
Chris Pratt, who charmed the nation this summer thanks to his French braiding skills and his turn in Guardians of the Galaxy, will host the season premiere of Saturday Night Live, NBC announced Wednesday. Ariana Grande will be the musical guest. Sarah Silverman will host the second show of the year, alongside musical guest Maroon 5. Both Pratt and Silverman will make their hosting debuts, though Silverman was a writer and featured player on the show during the 1993-94 season, and was fired after that one season. “You know, Saturday Night Live, I was a kid—I was not yet defined as a comedian, »
- Esther Zuckerman
Chris Pratt will host the 40th season premiere of Saturday Night Live on September 27, with musical guest Ariana Grande, NBC announced today. (Just as we predicted!) Sarah Silverman will host the following week, with musical guest Maroon 5. This is Pratt's first time hosting and Grande's first time as musical guest, but Silverman was a cast member in the '93–'94 season, and this will be Maroon 5's fifth time on the show. (Plus, Adam Levine hosted in 2013.) Now it's time to place bets on whether or not Amy Poehler will appear on the premiere in support of her Parks and Rec co-star ... Let's bet yes, just as a gesture of hope. »
- Margaret Lyons
Bust out the tater tots! Chris Pratt will host the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" on September 27, alongside young songbird Ariana Grande. This isn't just any old season premiere, though. It's the 40th anniversary of "SNL," which kicked off in 1975 with Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Gilda Radner, Jane Curtin, and other comic stalwarts. Of course, Pratt's "Parks and Rec" boss Amy Poehler rocked the mic at "SNL" before leaving to have a baby in 2008.
Given the glorious history of cameo appearances on "SNL," we've got our fingers crossed that Poehler might show up, or maybe even Anna Faris, the very funny real-life love of the Star-Lord himself. In any case, we're looking forward to seeing Pratt's sketch prowess.
Pratt and the "Parks" crew were in DC this past week to film some scenes for the next season. Check out the pics!
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- Jenni Miller
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