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Fans of Parks and Recreation have already seen (and appreciated) Chris Pratt's musical side, but this week, the actor showed off his talents on Instagram with a must-see video. The Jurassic World star is busy making the press rounds for his new blockbuster, and after spending some time in China, he made his way to England this week, where he stopped by the BBC and played a piano donated by Elton John. He shared a video of his mini performance, which you can watch below, and he wrote, "I also got to play this piano donated by Sir Elton John. #JurassicWorldGlobalPressTour #JurassicWorld #RocketMan #YesSirEltonJohn." The handsome star's cute post comes just a few days after he took to Facebook to preemptively apologize for anything he might say during the press tour that might offend someone. In a lengthy post, he wrote, "I hope you understand it was never my »
Feel like traveling the world? Just follow Chris Pratt's Instagram. The Jurassic World star has been documenting his press tour for the upcoming reboot and is taking his fans along for the ride. Pratt has already visited Beijing and seems to be in London right now, but the silly actor is having some fun while promoting his highly anticipated dinosaur flick. While out and about in Beijing, the Parks and Recreation alum stumbled upon a "I heart Bj" T-shirt. Not one to overlook an obvious joke, Pratt posed with the tee and made a funny face. "I ❤ Bj I do. I mean I really do. And I for one am not afraid to admit it. I love Beijing. Ok?! There. I said it. I ❤Bj I feel so much »
Mix one part totalitarian ruler with one part arrested manchild monster, and you have the main character of Fox’s Golan the Insatiable.
The new animated comedy (premiering this Sunday at 9:30/8:30c) takes a “really spoiled Beverly Hills brat who’s never been told no” type and turns him into “a dark overlord with superpowers,” star Rob Riggle (Modern Family), who voices the titular creature, describes in TVLine’s exclusive first look.
Golan gets thrown for a loop when he’s transported from his Conan the Barbarian »
As if we need another reason to love Chris Pratt! The Jurassic World actor just shared the most adorable video of him with his son Jack on Facebook in honor of Memorial Day (he's a little late, but it's worth the wait). In the clip, the father-son duo are shown reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in front of an American flag on a porch, with the former Parks and Recreation star feeding his little one each and every line. "Meant to post this on #MemorialDay but I was in China and my phone wasn't working," Pratt explained on social media. "I'm proud to be American. I'm blessed to get to travel the world!" Pratt also shared several shots from his travels during the »
After struggling for years in the ratings, it seems that NBC is really starting to turn things around. Of course, they still have their challenges. Which NBC TV shows will be cancelled and which will be renewed? Stay tuned!
NBC shows this season (so far): A to Z, About a Boy, Ad: The Bible Continues: Allegiance, America's Got Talent, American Ninja Warrior, American Odyssey, Bad Judge, The Biggest Loser, The Blacklist, The Celebrity Apprentice, Chicago Fire, Chicago Pd, Constantine, Dateline, Dateline Saturday Night Mystery, Grimm, I Can Do That, The Island, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Marry Me, The Mysteries of Laura, The Night Shift, One Big Happy, Parenthood, Parks and Recreation, The Sing-Off, The Slap, State of Affairs, Undateable, and The Voice.
There's lots of data that NBC looks at when deciding whether to renew or cancel a TV series but the ratings »
It's an exciting time for Chris Pratt, who dominated headlines thanks to his starring role in Guardians of the Galaxy last year, and who's now making the press rounds to promote Jurassic World. For more than a decade he's been winning over fans with his charm and good looks - seriously, could Chris be more lovable? And lately, between hot magazine covers and a series of handsome red carpet appearances, he's had quite a few heartthrob moments. Beyond his good looks, Chris is both hilarious and sweet, too, and he's shown off his awesome sense of humor in more ways than one. The Parks and Recreation star cracked up fans when he adorably fumbled during his SNL monologue, when he shared his first cheesy headshot picture, and when he expertly rapped "Forgot About Dre." As if you needed any more convincing as to why Chris Pratt is such a swoon-worthy star, »
Universal Pictures has released a new clip from Jurassic World, and it’s quite revelatory in regards to how Chris Pratt’s character fits into the picture. The Parks and Recreation actor plays a researcher named Owen Grady in the sequel, which takes place at a fully functional Jurassic Park. Grady appears to be a friendly zookeeper of sorts when it comes to the various dinosaurs, and as we can see in this clip, he has a special relationship with the dangerous velociraptors. But the highlight of the clip for me personally is getting a taste of Michael Giacchino’s score for the film, which certainly sounds like it’s drawing on John Williams’ previous work. By now we’ve seen enough of Jurassic World to have a pretty solid idea of what we’re in for. It’s a little silly looking, but then again I’m not convinced »
- Adam Chitwood
Rashida Jones took a strong stance Tuesday evening on Comedy Central’s “Nightly Show” against a Cannes Film Festival rule that requires women to wear high heels on the red carpet, calling it “a snobbery thing” and “sexist.” Overseas at the French film fest, women wearing flats were turned away from walking the Cannes carpet — including a woman who practically had an amputated foot, Larry Wilmore informed his 11:30 p.m. crowd. The comedian and former “Daily Show” contributor then took the controversy to his “Nightly Show” panel, which included the “Parks and Rec” star. “It’s part of a larger problem, »
- Tony Maglio
As the TV season is wrapping up, the studios are putting out a ton of TV-related releases in June, it almost dwarfs all the big movies hitting Blu-ray, DVD and Digital. Among the big releases are the final seasons of Two and a Half Men and Parks and Rec, along with an extra special box set from Twentieth Century Home Entertainment for Season 1 of The Strain, which comes with an exact copy of the Master.s head. In addition, HBO has continued the trend of releasing complete series Blu-rays, and this month, The Wire is getting a big release. There.s lots to look at, so find out what.s coming out in June 2015, below. Looking for the list of May 2015 releases? No problem, head here. June 2 June 2 Blu-ray And DVD Releases SpongeBob SquarePants 2: Sponge Out of Water Justified: The Final Season The Wire: The Complete Series Blu-ray Focus »
The 35-year-old star, who appears in the Colin Trevorrow-directed sci-fi movie, has taken to his Facebook account to say sorry for anything he may accidentally say in promoting the much-anticipated film.
He wrote: “I want to make a heartfelt apology for whatever it is I end up accidentally saying during the forthcoming ?#?JurassicWorld? press tour. I hope you understand it was never my intention to offend anyone and I am truly sorry. I swear. I’m the nicest guy in the world. And I fully regret what I (accidentally will have) said in (the upcoming foreign and domestic) interview(s). (sic)”
The Parks and Recreation star joked that any unfortunate remarks he makes during the course of the promotional tour are because he’s simply “dumb”.
He wrote: “I am not in the business of making excuses. »
- The Hollywood News
Such an Andy Dwyer thing to do! Chris Pratt penned a hilarious apology in advance for what he may say during his upcoming Jurassic World press tour via Facebook on Friday, May 22. The Parks and Recreation alum kept it honest ("I am just dumb!"), and already has a name for his inevitable blunders: "JurassicGate." "I want to make a heartfelt apology for whatever it is I end up accidentally saying during the forthcoming ?#JurassicWorld? press tour. I hope you understand it was never my intention to [...] »
Life gets hard, that is just a fact (unless you’re a cat, then you pretty much sleep 14 hours a day while getting pets and life is good.) Regardless, we all have those times when you are having a bad day, week, month, or even year. If you are like me, sometimes you need a distraction that will take your mind off those pesky feelings for a little while and remind you that is okay and even possible to laugh.
These are the best shows to watch when you are feeling down and out! As someone who is utilizing this very method right now, I can verify every one of these shows is working to get me through my hard times.
There are a lot of things that make this show great. It is witty, hilarious, clever, and all together one of the most entertaining shows in existence. Tina Fey »
- Sarah Sommer
With Trainwreck seemingly poised to become the breakout comedy of the summer, Amy Schumer is basking in a whole lot of attention from major studios right now. The Inside Amy Schumer comedienne has just signed on to co-write and star in a mother-daughter comedy for 20th Century Fox, with Bridesmaids director Paul Feig producing.
No actress is attached to take on the other lead role yet, but Schumer will portray a daughter whose vacation abroad with her mother takes a drastic turn. The pic is being described as an action-comedy in the vein of the Feig-directed buddy cop comedy, The Heat.
Interestingly, Schumer is penning the script with real-life sister Kim Caramele, who has previously written episodes of Inside Amy Schumer. They’ll be revising an earlier draft by Katie Dippold in order to put the comedy in Schumer’s distinctly bawdy, culturally savvy voice. Dippold, who also wrote episodes »
- Isaac Feldberg
Are you ready to return to Camp Firewood? Netflix has released the first photos from its upcoming Wet Hot American Summer series, which is officially titled Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp and will serve as a prequel to David Wain’s cult classic movie. The series will take place on the first day of camp in 1981 and reunite the majority of the film’s cast, while also bringing in a lot of new faces as well. Members of the film’s original cast that are returning for the limited series include Elizabeth Banks (The Hunger Games films), Michael Ian Black (The State), Bradley Cooper (American Sniper), PJaneane Garofalo (Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce), Jo Lo Truglio (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Ken Marino (Marry Me), Christopher Meloni (Law & Order: Svu), Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation), David Hyde Pierce (Frasier), Paul Rudd (Knocked Up), and Molly Shannon (Saturday Night Live). Additionally, newbies »
- Chris King
Chris Pratt really is just like us. Andy Dwyer-turned-Star Lord can really do no wrong and somehow becomes even more attractive when you find out he's a Taylor Swift fan. And not only is he a fan, he also happens to know many, many of her lyrics. The Parks and Recreation alum, who was best known for his idiotic-but-quirky personality, has one secret: his "brain helmet" (fans should pick up on the reference) is very full words from some of T.Swift's best songs. In an interview with Elle magazine, which took place during one of Pratt's godly (we assume) photo shoots, the Jurassic World star put on his best lip-syncing performance to Swift's "White Horse." "I should have »
Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, here’s a Wet Hot American kick-off to your summer.
Netflix on Friday released the first images from its prequel to the 2001 cult comedy film, and Camp Firewood is definitely open for the season.
Per Netflix, its forthcoming First Day of Camp 8-episode series will bring us the opening of the camp’s “famous summer season, now 14 years after the film’s debut.”
The gallery below features all of your favorites — including camp director beth (Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce‘s »
Looking back on his work in shows like The O.C. and Everwood, it’s kind of great to realize that the goofy Chris Pratt would one day become a bona fide movie star. Indeed, not only did he land the lead role in a Marvel movie, but he was chosen to take charge of a new entry in the Jurassic Park franchise. Pratt-mania is at a fever pitch, and it’s impossible to resist the guy’s charms—especially if you were a fan of Parks and Recreation. Universal Pictures has now released a few new behind-the-scenes featurettes from Jurassic World that give us a look at the atmosphere on set, and Pratt is just as funny and fun-loving as you’d imagine. Watching these videos, I’m convinced an entire short film could be created out of bloopers, outtakes, and Pratt just goofing around in between takes. I’m »
- Adam Chitwood
Welcome to the Second Summer of Chris Pratt. Can you feel the heat (err, chill)? GQ has the scoop on everyone's favorite former dadbod, who reprised many classic Pratt topics: his shiny, blockbuster-friendly body; his penchant for whipping out his junk in public; and the extra-special BMs he saves for his Parks and Recreation castmates. Here's what we learned: Anna Faris loved Fat Pratt as much as we did, but apparently, he wasn't into it.Pratt told GQ that he "didn't feel too great about who I was." He means this in the physical sense: "My bones ached, I had cardiovascular issues, I was unhealthy, I was feeling rotten." His wife, Anna Faris, however, probably preferred his plushier figure. Now he's gotten more serious and is doing triathlons. Pratt said, "I think that part of her is hedging her bets that one day I'll be fat again, and she'll say, »
- E. Alex Jung
Chris Pratt is ready for summer—and now, so are we! The 35-year-old actor looks too good to be true on the cover of Entertainment Weekly's "Your Summer Must List" issue. While lifting himself out of the pool, his muscles look toned under his soaked tank top. It goes without saying that the actor is promoting Universal Pictures' Jurassic World, in theaters June 12. Needless to say, Pratt is having quite a moment. After the success of 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy, Pratt found himself presenting at the Oscars and attending the Super Bowl. "I had one party I got invited to that was like an episode of The Twilight Zone," the former Parks and Recreation star says. "It was »
Animal Logic is expanding so quickly that its Sydney headquarters and the pool of visual effects and animation artists in Australia aren.t big enough to accommodate the workload.
Located in the city.s Yaletown creative precinct, the studio will open in September and by mid-2016 will have 300 employees, the vast majority locals.
Animal Logic CEO and co-founder Zareh Nalbandian tells If he is making a considerable investment in the facility but he has the financial comfort of a 3-picture deal with WB which will entail four years of production.
The Lego Movie sequel, written by the creators of the original hit, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, will begin production in January. It.s the feature directing debut of Rob Schrab (Community, Parks and Recreation, The Mindy Project »
- Don Groves
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