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Jimmy Fallon and Jake Gyllenhaal provided the world of comedy with a very “in your face” skit on Fallon’s Tonight Show Monday night. Jimmy Fallon And Jake Gyllenhaal Spit Food The late night show kicked off Monday night by taking a look back “in the archives” with a skit called “Point Pleasant Police Department.” It had Fallon and […]
- Crystal Smith
In addition to promoting his new movie Demolition in New York City on Monday, Jake Gyllenhaal also stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The actor and the host decided to release an unaired clip of an '80s cop TV show they once starred in together, Point Pleasant Police Department, and if you've ever felt the need to watch them spit pumpkin pie and coffee all over each other, this skit is for you. It's predictably disgusting, but Gyllenhaal and Fallon make for quite a hilarious pair. Check it out above, and then watch what happened when Gyllenhaal auditioned for Clueless. »
- Quinn Keaney
Hand over the coffee and the donuts—things are about to get messy. Long before we knew Jimmy Fallon as the late night host of The Tonight Show, he was Jake Gyllenhaal's crotchety sidekick at a colorful police station in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. "We played two detectives who couldn't see eye to eye," Fallon told the audience of their young role. As for the Oscar nominee, Gyllenhaal said it was a particularly arduous task to convey this character. "I've had some pretty intense roles—this was the most intense," he added. Fortunately for all of us watching at home, producers managed to recover footage of »
We all know Jake Gyllenhaal from high-profile films such as “Brokeback Mountain,” “End of Watch,” “Nightcrawler” and “Southpaw” — but do you remember “Point Pleasant Police Department”? Probably not, as we’re pretty sure that Jimmy Fallon and the Oscar-nominated actor made up the ’80s cop show set in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. “We played two detectives who couldn’t see eye to eye,” Fallon told viewers on Monday’s episode of “The Tonight Show.” Also Read: Jake Gyllenhaal Lands Lead in Sci-Fi Movie 'Life' as Ryan Reynolds Takes Smaller Role “I’ve had some pretty intense roles, but this was the most intense, »
- Debbie Emery
Often the best sketches on The Tonight Show are when Jimmy is not only welcome to break, but breaking is encouraged by the running gag of spitting food or liquids onto the face of whoever his lucky guest happens to be. After tonight’s guest Jake Gyllenhaal spoke to Jimmy about his new film Demolition and all the failed auditions leading up to this point in his career, the two started to reminisce about their time on their “hit show” from the 80s, Point Pleasant Police Department. According to Gyllenhaal, this was the “most intense” role of his life. Coffee and
- Jen Winkler
Olmstead joined Ucp in January 2014 as exec VP of development overseeing scripted activity. She was a key player in shepherding USA Network’s buzzy hit “Mr. Robot,” as well as USA’s “Colony” and Syfy’s “The Magicians.” She reports to Jeff Wachtel, chief content officer of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment and president of Ucp and Wilshire Studios.
“Dawn is, quite simply, one of the best in the business,” Wachtel said. “She’s been instrumental in elevating Ucp’s profile and making it a ‘go-to’ studio for prominent industry players as well as up-and-coming talent. She has a keen eye for mining great storytelling and is a passionate advocate for projects she believes in.”
Olmstead’s promotion comes on the heels of a shakeup within NBCUniversal Cable »
- Cynthia Littleton
Following his stellar 5 season run on the critically acclaimed hit Breaking Bad, Aaron Paul returns to series television with the new drama The Path. Though, his character will be more in-line with his small role as Scott Quittman in HBO's Big Love than it will be Jesse Pinkman. Hulu has released the first trailer for The Path, which begins streaming March 30, 2016.
The Path follows a family at the center of a controversial cult movement. They struggle with relationships, faith, and power. Each episode takes an in-depth look at the gravitational pull of belief and what it means to choose between the life we live and the life we want.
The series comes to Hulu from Universal Television and Jason Katims' True Jack Productions and was created by Jessica Goldberg. She will write and executive-produce the series along with Katims and Michelle Lee of True Jack Productions. The 10-episode series also stars Michelle Monaghan, »
Get ready to meet... the boy. Scream Factory will release The Boy, produced by Chiller Films and Elijah Wood's company SpectreVision, on Blu-ray / DVD this spring. Also: Dark Blue first details, a new All Mistakes Buried poster, four images from Axeman II: Overkill, and Serial Kaller.
The Boy: Press Release: "From Elijah Wood's SpectreVision and Chiller Films comes a disturbing new vision exploring the birth of evil. On March 1st, Chiller Film’s enigmatic psychological thriller The Boy makes its Blu-ray and DVD debut courtesy of Scream Factory. Starring Jared Breeze, Rainn Wilson (Cooties, The Office)), and David Morse, the release also includes a behind the scenes featurette as a bonus feature. Fans of this creepily suspenseful film can pre-order their copies now by visiting ShoutFactory.com.
- Tamika Jones
8 items from 2016
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