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Chicago – Finding the adult button and hitting “on” is becoming more of a challenge as the tech generation morphs into their thirtysomething era. Comedian Nick Kroll (“Kroll Show,” “The League”) ponders this situation in the new film “Adult Beginners,” a primer on growing up and moving on.
Kroll portrays Jake, a entrepreneur whose new tech gadget goes bust. Left with no life and no income, he moves back in with his sister (Rose Byrne) and brother-in-law (Bobby Cannavale). There is a twist – Jake’s nephew Teddy needs a daytime caregiver, and Nick is now available. As he takes on his new duties, he begins to understand that life has different angles, especially when it comes to raising children.
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Nick Kroll is a multi-tasker. After graduating from college in 2001, he began his career as a stand-up and in improvisation groups, and »
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Blessed with good looks, a winning smile, hippie parents, and a sunny California upbringing, life has been relatively easy for Logan Wood so far. After nearly four decades of coasting along through countless women and random jobs, he now teaches yoga to the hot moms, trophy wives and aspiring celebrities of Santa Monica and Venice Beach.
But when Logan breaks up with his successful older girlfriend Amanda (Paget Brewster), who happens to be the owner of the yoga studio, things start to get complicated for the first time.
Down Dog is a satirical comedy pilot written by Robin Schiff (Are You There Chelsea?) that stars Josh Casaubon (I Just Want My Pants Back), Lyndsy Fonseca (How I Met Your Mother), Will Greenberg (Halt and Catch Fire), Andrea Savage (The Life and Times of Tim), Amir Talai (American Dad), Alysia Reiner (Orange is the New Black) – with Kris Kristofferson (Lone Star »
Amazon Studios’ first pilot season of 2015 will debut Thursday, Jan. 15, unveiling seven drama and comedy projects as well as a half-dozen kid-centric pilots.
Already due to debut via Amazon Studios this year are the first full seasons of Bosch, Hand of God and Red Oaks, plus Season 2 of Transparent. (Chris Carter’s The After meanwhile just had its series order scrapped.)
The dramas and comedies are as follows (click photos to zoom):
3 items from 2015
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