5 items from 2016
When Sony announced they had won a bidding war against two other studios to make The Emoji Movie, an animated feature based on emojis, we were like [insert Wtf face emoji here]. Now we know what the pitch from Eric Siegel (producer on the TBS series Men at Work) and Anthony Leondis (director of the animated series Kung Fu Panda: Series of the Masters and the delayed […]
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- Peter Sciretta
Actor Jeff Grace makes his directorial feature debut with Folk Hero & Funny Guy, a Tribeca Film Festival offering starring Girls‘ Alex Karpovsky, Wyatt Russell (Everybody Wants Some!!) and Men at Work actress Meredith Hagner. Karpovsky plays Paul, a middling standup comedian recently dumped by his girlfriend. Childhood pal and successful folk rock musician Jason (Russell, real-life son of Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn) scoops up Paul as a ridealong on the singer’s East… »
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are bringing their presidential campaigns to sunny California. Clinton, who won Arizona’s primary Tuesday night, arrives in the Bay Area on Wednesday for a couple of fundraisers. As TheWrap previously reported, the former secretary of state then heads to Los Angeles on Thursday, where she’ll hold a series of fundraisers, including one at the Santa Monica home of ICM Partners co-founder Chris Silbermann, and his wife, producer Julia Franz, whose credits include TBS’ “Men at Work” and NBC’s “State of Affairs” and “Scrubs.” Later that evening, Clinton will hold another fundraiser at the Avalon nightclub in Hollywood, »
- Itay Hod
Hillary Clinton is hitting up the Hollywood Atm with two glitzy fundraisers later this month. TheWrap previously reported that the former secretary of state will be in Los Angeles on March 24 for a fundraising trip, but the details were a bit vague. Now those details are in. Recently obtained invitations show that the first event is being held at the Santa Monica home of ICM Partners co-founder Chris Silbermann, and his wife, producer Julia Franz, whose credits include TBS’ “Men at Work” and NBC’s “State of Affairs” and “Scrubs.” Also Read: Hillary Clinton Swings by Hollywood for March Fundraiser »
- Itay Hod
The laughs are out there.
TBS has given a series order to People of Earth, a comedy starring Daily Show alum Wyatt Cenac as a skeptical journalist investigating a support group for alleged alien abductees.
In the series, from Conan O’Brien and Greg Daniels (The Office) and formerly known as The Group, Cenac’s Ozzie Graham slowly becomes sympathetic to the survivors’ stories and eventually comes to suspect that maybe he is an abductee, as well.
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5 items from 2016
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