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With a handful of Emmy nominations and just outright comedic brilliance in its first season, we're thirsting for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season two. The series, created by Tina Fey and starring Ellie Kemper and first-time Emmy nominee Titus Burgess, is currently shooting its second season, and with it, giving us tidbits about what we can expect when the comedy comes back. We also have news about the next installment from Fey, fellow showrunner Robert Carlock, and the stars, from their panel at this past Summer's TCA, so take a look to find out everything we know about season two. »
- Shannon Vestal Robson
Five episodes were provided prior to broadcast.
HBO’s Animals wears its twin inspirations on its sleeve – in five episodes, the New York-set series often reflects both the existential ennui of Netflix’s BoJack Horseman and the urban absurdity of that hallowed Internet celebrity known to all as Pizza Rat. With the former’s anthropomorphic setup and the latter’s scrappy, go-for-broke spirit, the series is a lightweight sort of lark, filled with little observations and quirky, dialogue-driven comedy. It’s also one of the strangest shows HBO has aired in some time.
Focusing on a menagerie of inner-city critters suffering from decidedly human afflictions, the series (from Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano, and produced by the Duplass brothers of Togetherness fame) has one, major hook: the idea that, in their daily struggles to survive everything from being poisoned to embarrassing themselves in social settings, the animals of the title »
- Isaac Feldberg
For their fifth fully animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. The studios released the film’s new poster (see below) and trailer (see above) recently.
Comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, and Kevin Hart make their animated feature-film debuts in The Secret Life of Pets, which co-stars Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Jenny Slate, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress, and Albert Brooks. Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri and his longtime collaborator Janet Healy produce the film directed by Chris Renaud (Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2), co-directed by Yarrow Cheney, and written by Brian Lynch and Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio.
Personally, I’m ready to get behind any animated film that features a dog as a central character. Wasn’t Dug one of the greatest things about Up (2009)? I have to say, »
- Mike Tyrkus
One of the fun things about the red carpet at the Screen Actors Guild Awards is getting to find out how all our favorite stars got their start in the business. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Ellie Kemper, for example, got her SAG card thanks to a commercial she was in for Kmart. They played it for her on the red carpet, and needless to say, she's come a long way. Take a look, and try not to grimace! »
- Maggie Pehanick
The Screen Actors Guild announced the winners of the 2016 SAG Awards last night, with Spotlight taking home the top movie honour, Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, and Downton Abbey (Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series ) and Orange Is the New Black (Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series) enjoying success in the TV categories.
In the individual film categories, there were awards for Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant), Brie Larson (Room), Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl) and Idris Elba (Beasts of No Nation), with Elba also picking up a second award on the TV side for his work in Luther. Other television winners included Kevin Spacey (House of Cards), Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder), Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent) and Uzo Aduba (Orange Is the New Black). Check out a full list of winners here, highlighted in red…
Outstanding Performance by »
- Gary Collinson
It's time for the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, where film and TV actors celebrate other film and TV actors, and the big screen winners cross their fingers that this means they'll be getting Oscars, too. Lookin' at you, Leo!
Here is the full list of SAG Awards winners from the Saturday, January 30 show (8 to 10 p.m. on TNT and TBS), along with the nominees they beat for the trophies:
• Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
• Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Here's a vine of Leo running to Kate Winslet after he won. »
- Gina Carbone
The Screen Actors Guild weren't kidding when they honored Uzo Aduba on Saturday night. The Orange Is the New Black star scored the 2016 SAG Award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a comedy series, which was presented by Jon Hamm and Kristen Wiig.The actress first thanked the show's creator Jenji Kohan, "for creating a show like this and putting it on television and making a show that reflects and represents so many people."• Check out People's full 2016 SAG Awards coverage and complete winners list! After thanking her friends, family and star-stacked cast, Aduba used her speech to inspire other actors. »
- Lanford Beard
Winners for the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced Saturday night at the Shine Exposition Center in Los Angeles, in a ceremony that was simulcast on TNT/TBS.
How to Get Away With Murder‘s Viola Davis marked broadcast TV’s lone winner, while streamers Netflix and Amazon combined for four total wins. Orange Is the New Black grabbed two prizes, for comedy ensemble and actress Uzo Aduba.
Fun (?) fact: Excluding the TV-movie categories, William H. Macy was the »
Who knew that Ellie Kemper's road to fame rivals Leonardo Dicpario's hardships filming The Revenant. The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt actress stopped by for an exclusive chat with E! News' Brad Goreski on the red carpet at the 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards, where she took a trip down memory lane, reliving a Kmart commercial from the beginning of her career that involved some people's worst nightmare: A real, live tarantula crawling across her face! "That is how I earned my SAG card, with that commercial, so hooray. That was a real tarantuala. There was a tarantula wrangler. That was my mini version of The Revenant, I guess," she joked. "That was the toughest thing I've »
Earlier this week we got a new poster for The Secret Life of Pets [take a look here], and now Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have released four new images along with a second trailer for the upcoming animated feature. Check them out below…
For their fifth fully-animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day.
Comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart make their animated feature-film debuts in The Secret Life of Pets, which co-stars Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Jenny Slate, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress and Albert Brooks.
The Secret Life of Pets is set for release in the UK on June 24th and in North America on July 8th. »
- Amie Cranswick
As much as we’d like to think it’s true, our pets aren’t just waiting by the door all day to see our friendly faces again.
There’s a lot more happening that we may not know about—as Katie (Ellie Kemper) will soon find out when it comes to her beloved puppy Max (Louis C.K.) and the new dog she has just brought home from the pound, Duke (Eric Stonestreet). Feeling threatened by his new “brother”, Max embarks on an adventure that involves much more than his usual routine of waiting for Katie to come home all day.
Along for the ride are a bunch of mischievous pets, also going behind their owners back. With a voice cast including Kevin Hart, Albert Brooks, Dana Carvey, Steve Coogan, Jenny Slate and Lake Bell, there’s a treasure trove of comedic talent supporting these cute and seemingly innocent pets. »
- Adriana Floridia
"We can find our way home - we are descended from the mighty wolf. We have raw primal instincts that are moments away from leading us home." Universal has released another brand new, full-length trailer for Illumination Entertainment's upcoming animated movie The Secret Life of Pets, about what your pets do when you leave for work every day. We've already featured one official trailer for this previously as well as the holiday teaser, but this trailer dives more into the story and all of the characters/animals we'll meet in this movie. The main voices include Louis C.K., Kevin Hart, Lake Bell, Ellie Kemper, Jenny Slate and Eric Stonestreet. This does look fun and I'm sure it's going to be a big hit with audiences of all ages. Here's the second official trailer for Illumination's The Secret Life of Pets, direct from YouTube: For their fifth fully-animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, »
- Alex Billington
The first full length trailer for Secret Life Of Pets has been released, and it gives the obscene amount of comedic talent that they have involved a chance to shine. And there are quite a few comedians to make room for, because Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Steve Coogan, and Ellie Kemper are just four of the names that are involved in the animated comedy. You can check out the trailer for Secret Life Of Pets in all of its glory below. The Secret Life Of Pets revolves around the antics of your favorite cherished animals when you leave for the day. Much in the mould of Toy Story, Secret Life Of Pets sees the creatures sparkle with personality, and they each have their own group dynamics, tensions and conflicts to content with. At the forefront of The Secret Life Of Pets is the Russell Terrier Max, who »
So far actual plot of The Secret Life Of Pets has been a bit of a mystery. It's been largely going off the whole "what do pets do when their owners leave?" gimmick. And while that's all well and good, a film can't survive on a gimmick for too long. The teaser and trailer we've seen thus far, while charming and cute enough to sell to the target audience, haven't done much to tell us about what the movie will actually be about.
Now, with the second trailer, we finally know what story the filmmakers are trying to tell.
Check out the trailer below!
From what we can gather from the trailer, The Secret Life Of Pets tells the story of Max, a dog who's more than content with the life that's been given to him. But that perfect life is dashed to pieces when his owner brings home another dog named Duke. »
- Joseph Medina
Check out the seriously hilarious new trailer for The Secret Life Of Pets. I can’t wait for this one!
For their fifth fully-animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life Of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day.
Comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart make their animated feature-film debuts in The Secret Life Of Pets, which co-stars Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Jenny Slate, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress and Albert Brooks.
Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri and his longtime collaborator Janet Healy produce the film directed by Chris Renaud (Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2), co-directed by Yarrow Cheney and written by Brian Lynch and Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio.
The Secret Life Of Pets opens in theaters July 8.
Visit the official site: www.thesecretlifeofpets.com
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- Melissa Thompson
After spawning a lucrative franchise in Despicable Me and those seemingly omnipresent Minions, Illumination Entertainment and director Chris Renaud are partnering to shed some light on The Secret Life of Pets.
Sharing directing duties with Renaud on the animated feature is Yarrow Cheney, and today Illumination and Universal have rolled out the first full-length trailer showcasing just what our furry companions get up to when we’re not around. Like a stylized twist on the Toy Story set-up, The Secret Life of Pets opens with Louis C.K.’s loyal and wide-eyed canine Max, living out his life as best friend to Katie, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt herself Ellie Kemper.
But that’s all about to change with the introduction of Max’s new brother, Eric Stonestreet’s Duke. That’s a knock on his status as Katie’s center of attention, although when the pair are led astray by the New York compound, »
- Michael Briers
Seems like Hollywood decided this week they're going to promote all their animated movies. We've seen fresh promos for "Trolls" and "The Angry Birds Movie," and now comes one that is actually based on an original idea and not a licensed property: "The Secret Life Of Pets." And a new trailer has landed. Read More: Watch: Discover 'The Secret Life Of Pets' In First Trailer For The New Movie From The Folks Behind 'Despicable Me' Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Jenny Slate, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress and Albert Brooks are the all-star cast for this one, which as the title suggests, will show what your beloved furry friends are up to when you're not home. Seems like a simple enough premise, and one executed with some charm to boot. "The Secret Life Of Pets" opens on July 8th. Watch below. »
- Kevin Jagernauth
Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures have released yet another trailer for "The Secret Life of Pets," this new three-minute look at the comedy looks at the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day.
- Garth Franklin
If your plans don't include watching the 2016 SAG Awards this Saturday, you may want consider a schedule swap. Don't just catch the star-studded action or heartfelt acceptance speeches, but feast your eyes on all the glamour that is red carpet fashion. It's true—the SAGs are known to be less exciting on the fashion front compared to other award shows, but with all the stunning creations hot off the Paris couture runways, there are bound to be at least a few head-turning moments. Will Claire Danes earn a Best Dressed nomination in Elie Saab? How will Rooney Mara surprise us next? Maybe in head-to-toe ruffles, courtesy of Giorgio Armani. Will funny girls Ellie Kemper and Amy Poehler show »
12. "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" Apocalyptic Premise:Well, depends on who you believe. According to the Reverend Wayne Gary Wayne (Jon Hamm), the reason that he trapped Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) and three other women in a bunker for years was because he wanted to protect them from the vengeful Gosh raining destruction down upon the sinful outside world. (Why invite no other men? He didn't want the bunker to be "a sausage fest," natch.) The Reverend Wayne was lying, of course, but his followers believed him for years — to varying degrees, at least. So, How Brutal Is It? When Kimmy sees the outside world for the very first time in 15 years, she's clearly elated. But over the course of Season 1, it's clear that even if the Reverend Wayne's prophecy was a lie, the experience had a profound impact on her. Thanks to some pretty intense Ptsd, Kimmy's sunny outlook on life is met with daily challenges, »
- Liz Shannon Miller and Ben Travers
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