"Cue hissy fit in 3,2,1," says Tracy Morgan at beginning of the blooper reel. A number of clips feature celebrity guest hosts — including Will Ferrell, Gal Gadot, Ryan Gosling, Jessica Chastain, Charles Barkley, Kevin Hart, Donald Glover, Bill Hader, Tiffany Haddish and Saoirse Ronan — messing up their lines and breaking character to laugh while filming prerecorded sketches.
A memorable guest host featured in the blooper reel is Barkley. While filming a number of ...
Scripted by Liz Feldman (2 Broke Girls), the series explores “a powerful friendship that blossoms between a tightly wound widow and a free spirit with a shocking secret” and sees Applegate as Jen, “a poised and put-together woman with a dark sense of humor and an anger problem that she doesn’t necessarily want to deal with.”
Dead to Me marks the first TV role for Applegate in six years, and the actress – who first found fame on the small screen in the classic 80s U.S. sitcom Married… with Children – will also serve as executive producer alongside Anchorman’s Will Ferrell and Adam McKay.
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Christina Applegate has been tapped to star in and executive produce “Dead to Me,” Netflix’s half-hour dark comedy series from writer Liz Feldman, Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s Gary Sanchez Productions and CBS TV Studios. According to Deadline, who first reported it, the show is being written by Feldman and is described as “a comedic “Big Little Lies.” It is about a powerful friendship
It is about a powerful friendship that blossoms between a tightly wound widow (Applegate) and a free spirit with a shocking secret.Applegate will play Jen, a poised and put-together woman with a dark sense of humor and an anger problem that she doesn’t necessarily want to deal with. Jen has been struggling to keep it together in the months since her husband was killed in a hit and run.
Dead To Me will mark Applegate's first TV series in the past six years. Netflix has already given in
Described as “a comedic Big Little Lies,” Dead to Me stars Applegate as Jen, an uptight widow with a dark sense of humor and a few anger-management issues. After her husband dies in a hit-and-run accident, Jen strikes up a friendship with a free spirit who harbors a shocking secret. (It’s not yet clear if we should take the term “free spirit” literally, and her new pal is
“Dead to Me” is dark comedy about a powerful friendship that blossoms between a tightly wound widow and a free spirit with a shocking secret.
Applegate will play Jen, who, per Netflix is “a poised and put together woman with a dark sense of humor and an anger problem that she doesn’t necessarily want to deal with, Jen has been struggling to keep it together in the months since her husband was killed in a hit and run.”
The series is produced by CBS Television Studios and Gloria Sanchez Productions for Netflix.
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The former Married... With Children actress will star in Dead to Me, a new Netflix dark comedy series from executive producers Will Ferrell and Adam McKay. The casting marks Applegate's first substantial TV role in six years. Although she has been highly sought after for broadcast, cable and streaming projects in recent years, she has often passed on such TV offers.
Written by Liz Feldman, the 10-episode half-hour series will center on a powerful friendship that blossoms between a tightly wound widow, Jen (Applegate), and a free spirit with a shocking secret. As Jen,...
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