Gabriel Iglesias (IV) - News Poster

News

TV News Roundup: Hulu Releases Trailer for George Clooney’s ‘Catch-22’ (Watch)

  • Variety
In today’s roundup, Hulu releases the official trailer for George Clooney’s “Catch-22,” and Disney Channel announces its “Andi Mack” series will end after season 3.

Dates

Gabriel Iglesias will star as a high school history teacher in the Netflix multicam comedy “Mr. Iglesias,” launching on June 21. The comedian teaches gifted, but misfit students and helps them unlock their full potential in the 10-episode first season. Sherri Shepherd, Jacob Vargas, Maggie Geha and Richard Gant are among the cast members.

The political thriller “Designated Survivor” will premiere its third season on its new Netflix home on June 7. Kiefer Sutherland plays a low-level cabinet member who is thrust into the presidency after a terrorist attack kills everyone ahead of him in the presidential line of succession. The new season will see him campaigning during a turbulent and cutthroat political race.

Pennyworth,” the series about Batman’s iconic butler, Alfred Pennyworth, will
See full article at Variety »

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias Lands Netflix Sitcom

Stand-up comedy sensation Gabriel Iglesias has landed his own Netflix sitcom. The new comedy series Mr. Iglesias premieres on June 21. The show is part of a three-project deal for Iglesias with Netflix, and includes two stand-up comedy specials.

The sitcom stars Iglesias as a public high school teacher working at his alma mater. He takes on the responsibility of teaching a group gifted but misguided students to keep them in school and help them realize their full potential. The series also features Oscar Nuñez (The Office), Sherri Shepherd, Jacob Vargas, Maggie Geha (Gotham), Richard Grant (Smallville), Fabrizio Guido (World War Z, Welcome to the Family) and Cree Cicchino (Game Shakers).

“A lot of my fans ask me what I would be if I wasn’t a stand-up comic,” Iglesias said in a statement. “I tell them a history teacher because I love history. So it’s great that in this sitcom,
See full article at Age of the Nerd »

Nick Jonas to perform an original song in UglyDolls

We have some Hollywood scoop! If you are a Nick Jonas fan, here is some great news for you! The singer-actor, who is gearing up for the release of his upcoming animated flick UglyDolls, will also be performing an original song in the film.

Jonas will be voicing one of the UglyDolls’ characters in the film.

UglyDolls is an animated musical comedy film. Jonas will be seen playing the character of Lou who is a mean and preppy leader from Perfection world. He is a perfect doll who trains recruits for perfection and has contempt for the UglyDolls for falling short of his standards.

Apart from the voiceover, Jonas will also perform his original music, The Ugly Truth, in the film.

The actor-singer is excited to be part of the project and says, “It’s exciting to bring something joyful into the world with a positive message of hope and acceptance.
See full article at Bollyspice »

Nick Jonas to perform an original song in UglyDolls

If you are a Nick Jonas fan, here is some great news for you! The singer-actor, who is gearing up for the release of his upcoming animated flick UglyDolls, will also be performing an original song in the film. Jonas will be voicing one of the UglyDolls? characters in the film.

UglyDolls is an animated musical comedy film. Jonas will be seen playing the character of Lou who is a mean and preppy leader from Perfection world. He is a perfect doll who trains recruits for perfection and has contempt for the UglyDolls for falling short of his standards. Apart from the voiceover, Jonas will also perform his original music, The Ugly Truth, in the film.

The actor-singer is excited to be part of the project and says, ?It?s exciting to bring something joyful into the world with a positive message of hope and acceptance.?

The film also features the voices of Kelly Clarkson,
See full article at GlamSham »

Netflix And SiriusXM Launch Full-Time Comedy Channel In Milestone Pairing

Netflix is launching the first audio venture for its comedy content, Netflix Is A Joke Radio, in partnership with SiriusXM. The venture is the first collaboration for Netflix with another subscription service on a new offering.

The full-time comedy channel launches April 15 on Channel 93 on the satellite radio platform. It will feature Netflix talent such as Adam Sandler, Aziz Ansari, Bill Burr, Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Ellen DeGeneres, Gabriel Iglesias, Jerry Seinfeld, John Mulaney, Ken Jeong, Ricky Gervais, Sarah Silverman and Trevor Noah. On the video side, Netflix has been moving aggressively into comedy in recent years, displacing traditional linear networks like HBO as the pre-eminent destination for stand-up.

“Netflix Is A Joke Radio on SiriusXM will be an audio extension of our award winning stand-up comedy on Netflix,” the streaming giant’s Chief Content Officer, Ted Sarandos, said. “We are thrilled to feature some of the greatest and funniest
See full article at Deadline »

Final Trailer for Uglydolls Shows That It's Worth Fighting for Your Flaws

We are all flawed individuals. After all, we are only human and no one is perfect. This upcoming animated musical film UglyDolls celebrates the flaws in us and shows us that those flaws are worth fighting for.

Yeah, the movie may look silly and like something that might not interest many of you. But I do like the message that it carries, and I think that it’ll be a fun flick for the kids to enjoy. In today’s world there is so much pressure to be perfect because there are people that seem to demand perfection from others; I see my kids struggling with that, and it’s totally ok for people not to be perfect.

Anyway, Stx Films has released a new trailer for you to watch, and this is said to be the final trailer for the film before it’s released.

The movie is based
See full article at GeekTyrant »

UglyDolls animated movie gets a final trailer

With a little over a month to go until its Us release, the final trailer has arrived online for the upcoming animated musical comedy UglyDolls which features the voice talents of Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, Janelle Monáe, Blake Shelton, Pitbull, Wanda Sykes, Emma Roberts, Gabriel Iglesias, and Wang Leehom; check it out here…

Unconventionality rules in Uglydolls, STXfilms’ new animated musical adventure starring the acting and singing voices of Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, Janelle Monáe, Blake Shelton and Pitbull. The film is inspired by the unique and beloved global plush toy phenomenon launched in 2001.

In the adorably different town of Uglyville, weird is celebrated, strange is special and beauty is embraced as more than simply meets the eye. Here, the free-spirited Moxy and her UglyDolls friends live every day in a whirlwind of bliss, letting their freak flags fly in a celebration of life and its endless possibilities, occasionally looking to the sky,
See full article at Flickeringmyth »

Final trailer for ‘Ugly Dolls’ welcomes you to the institute of perfection

  • HeyUGuys
Stx has launched a the third and final trailer for the animated family feature ‘Ugly Dolls’ featuring the voice of Kelly Clarkson and Nick Jonas.

Directed by ‘Gnomeo and Juliet’ and ‘Shrek 2’ Kelly Asbury, the animation has a voice cast that consists of Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton, Janelle Monáe, Nick Jonas, Wanda Sykes, Emma Roberts, Gabriel Iglesias, Charli Xcx, Bebe Rexha, Lizzo and Pitbull.

Kelly Clarkson, Janelle Monáe, Blake Shelton, Nick Jonas and Pitbull have all created original songs that will appear in the film.

Created as a plush toy line by David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim, the UglyDoll brand quickly gained a cult following around the world. Beloved by children, teenagers and adults alike, UglyDoll characters are distinct for their endearing “ugliness,” in a wonderful “uglyverse” where differences are celebrated and embraced.

Also in trailers – New trailer for ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’ welcomes you back to bird island
See full article at HeyUGuys »

Watch Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas Star in Adorable ‘UglyDolls’ Trailer

Watch Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas Star in Adorable ‘UglyDolls’ Trailer
A determined group of less-than-perfect dolls set out to stick it to their flawless counterparts in the charming new trailer for UglyDolls, out May 3rd.

The animated movie – adapted from the popular toy line – boasts an all-star cast that includes several musicians such as Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, Janelle Monáe, Pitbull and Blake Shelton. Clarkson stars as Moxy, an UglyDoll, who leads her friends from Uglyville to the town of Perfection where Lou (Jonas) recruits and trains pristine dolls to find owners in the real world.

Lou unsurprisingly rebuffs the
See full article at Rolling Stone »

Perfection Can Stuff It - Third Trailer for Animated 'UglyDolls' Movie

"Our flaws make us who we are! Those are all worth fighting for..." Stx Entertainment has released a third official trailer for the animated UglyDolls movie, opening in theaters in the beginning of May. This is based on the beloved-worldwide little weirdo plush dolls, first created by David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim in 2001. Stx's UglyDolls is an animated musical adventure starring the acting & singing voices of Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, Janelle Monáe, Blake Shelton, and Pitbull. The main plot follows a group of UglyDolls who "confront what it means to be different, struggle with their desire to be loved, and ultimately discover that you don’t have to be perfect to be amazing." Of course. The voice cast also features Wanda Sykes, Emma Roberts, Gabriel Iglesias, and Wang Leehom. This looks a lot like that other animated movie Trolls, also featuring pop songs singing about how beautiful we all are.
See full article at FirstShowing.net »

Jussie Smollett Episode of TNT’s ‘Drop the Mic’ Pulled in Wake of Scandal

  • Variety
TNT has pulled an upcoming episode of its hip-hop roast battle show “Drop the Mic” featuring “Empire” star Jussie Smollett. The episode, set to air March 6, was yanked following the arrest of Smollett on Thursday for allegedly staging a hate crime against himself.

In the episode, Danielle Brooks, who plays Taystee on “Orange Is The New Black,” faced off against Smollett in a battle. Also on the episode, famed “American Idol” star Clay Aiken took on “Beverly Hills, 90210” and “Sharknado” star Ian Ziering.

“We had an episode of ‘Drop The Mic’ this season with Jussie that you’ll now (correctly) never see, but sadly it will shelve Clay Aiken, Who Was A Very Good Rapper (at least for now),” executive producer Jensen Karp wrote on Twitter.

The Smollett episode of “Drop the Mic” is actually already available in at least one spot, however: YouTube is currently offering the episode for a $1.99 fee.
See full article at Variety »

Uglydolls Trailer #2: What Happens to the Dolls Who Aren’t So Perfect?

“Our flaws are what make us unique… they’re all worth fighting for.”

Here’s a cute new second trailer for UglyDolls from Stx Films, based on the UglyDolls plush toys. I had my doubts about whether this movie could actually pull out a good story, but it’s really shaping up to be a cute movie. I wasn’t sure Trolls was going to turn out either, but it ended up really surprising me, and this looks like it could be another feel good kids musical out to touch on self-esteem and making kids happy. So I’m in!

Here’s a synopsis for the movie:

An animated adventure in which the free-spirited UglyDolls confront what it means to be different, struggle with a desire to be loved, and ultimately discover who you truly are is what matters most.

Sounds good to me! The cast is amazing, and includes
See full article at GeekTyrant »

UglyDolls Trailer #2 Brings the Popular Toys to Life on the Big Screen

UglyDolls Trailer #2 Brings the Popular Toys to Life on the Big Screen
A new trailer for the Uglydolls movie has arrived. In an age where Hollywood is trying anything and everything to find the next big franchise, it's become increasingly popular to turn to the world of hot selling toys in order to craft a potential movie series. In this case, STXFilms has turned to the Uglydoll line of plush toys and brought them to life on the big screen in a music-filled, colorful, sprawling adventure. Will that bet pay off?

The trailer sets up an almost depressing premise that sees imperfect toys thrown out into a faraway land. Sort of like the Island of Misfit Toys. It then turns into an adventure with a group of these castaways looking for the "big world" in hopes of finding a kid that would like to play with them. The footage then highlights the musical nature of the movie, along with its human characters
See full article at MovieWeb »

The ‘Ugly Dolls’ go on an adventure in new trailer

  • HeyUGuys
Stx has launched a brand new trailer for the animated family feature ‘Ugly Dolls’ featuring the voice of Kelly Clarkson and Nick Jonas.

Directed by ‘Gnomeo and Juliet’ and ‘Shrek 2’ Kelly Asbury, the animation has a voice cast that consists of Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton, Janelle Monáe, Nick Jonas, Wanda Sykes, Emma Roberts, Gabriel Iglesias, Charli Xcx, Bebe Rexha, Lizzo and Pitbull.

Kelly Clarkson, Janelle Monáe, Blake Shelton, Nick Jonas and Pitbull have all created original songs that will appear in the film.

Created as a plush toy line by David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim, the UglyDoll brand quickly gained a cult following around the world. Beloved by children, teenagers and adults alike, UglyDoll characters are distinct for their endearing “ugliness,” in a wonderful “uglyverse” where differences are celebrated and embraced.

Also in trailers – Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham star in debut trailer for ‘Hobbs & Shaw’

The film is released
See full article at HeyUGuys »

New trailer and posters for animated musical adventure UglyDolls

Stx Films has released the second trailer for its upcoming animated musical adventure UglyDolls along with a new one sheet and ten character posters. Directed by Kelly Asbury, the film features the voice talents of Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, Janelle Monáe, Blake Shelton, Pitbull, Wanda Sykes, Emma Roberts, Gabriel Iglesias, and Wang Leehom; check them out here and click on any of the character posters for hi-res versions…

Unconventionality rules in Uglydolls, STXfilms’ new animated musical adventure starring the acting and singing voices of Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, Janelle Monáe, Blake Shelton and Pitbull. The film is inspired by the unique and beloved global plush toy phenomenon launched in 2001.

In the adorably different town of Uglyville, weird is celebrated, strange is special and beauty is embraced as more than simply meets the eye. Here, the free-spirited Moxy and her UglyDolls friends live every day in a whirlwind of bliss, letting
See full article at Flickeringmyth »

Fight Back Against Perfection in Second Trailer for 'UglyDolls' Movie

"Are we really not good enough for the big world?" Stx Entertainment has debuted the full-length, second trailer for the animated UglyDolls movie, in theaters at the beginning of this summer. This is based on the beloved-worldwide little weirdo plush dolls, first created by David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim in 2001. This is Stx's first animated "family" project, co-produced by Robert Rodriguez's Troublemaker Studios. Stx's UglyDolls is an animated musical adventure starring the acting & singing voices of Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, Janelle Monáe, Blake Shelton, and Pitbull. The main plot follows a group of UglyDolls who "confront what it means to be different, struggle with their desire to be loved, and ultimately discover that you don’t have to be perfect to be amazing." The voice cast also features Wanda Sykes, Emma Roberts, Gabriel Iglesias, and Wang Leehom. This looks wacky and really dumb, but it has a good heart,
See full article at FirstShowing.net »

'UglyDolls' Trailer: Imperfect Creatures Embrace Their Flaws

'UglyDolls' Trailer: Imperfect Creatures Embrace Their Flaws
Kelly Clarkson shared the trailer for UglyDolls when she visited The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Tuesday.

Clarkson voices the main character Moxy, who travels with her UglyDoll friends to the town of Perfection, where everyone is perfect. The friends soon meet Lou (Nick Jonas), who recruits and trains dolls to become perfect in hopes that children will eventually take them.

Wanda Sykes, Gabriel Iglesias, Pitbull, Wang Leehom, Blake Shelton, Janelle Monae, Emma Roberts, Bebe Rexha, Charli Xcx and Lizzo round out the cast for the animated feature, which is based on the plush toy line by David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim....
See full article at The Hollywood Reporter »

TV Roundup: ‘Supergirl’ Drops First Look at Nicole Maines as TV’s First Trans Superhero

  • Variety
In today’s TV News Roundup, The CW releases a first look at Nicole Maines on “Supergirl” and Variety unveils an exclusive look at Gabriel Iglesias’ new comedy special.

First Looks

truTV has released the first trailer for season 2 of Emmy-nominated series “At Home with Amy Sedaris.” The variety sketch comedy returns Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 10 p.m. Et/Pt.

The CW has released the first look at Nicole Maines, playing a superhero named Dreamer on the Jan. 27 episode of DC Comic’s “Supergirl.” Maines plays the first ever transgender superhero on television in an episode that explores the source of Dreamer’s powers. Maines will appear again in a later episode airing Feb. 17.

Hulu has released the first trailer for “PEN15,” an adult comedy in which stars and grown women Maya Erskine and Anne Konkle play 13-year-old versions of themselves, alongside actual 13-year-old actors, attending 7th grade in the year 2000. The 10 episode series debuts Feb.
See full article at Variety »

China’s Alibaba Pictures to Partner on Stx’s UglyDolls Franchise

  • Variety
Stx Entertainment and China’s Alibaba Pictures are partnering to co-produce and co-finance projects in the UglyDolls universe, including the upcoming “UglyDolls” animated movie.

The deal, announced Friday, includes a previously announced animated TV series with Hulu, digital and print publishing, mobile and educational games, soundtrack and music, and merchandising and licensing programs covering toys, dolls, arts and crafts, collectibles, and other ancillaries.

“This partnership with Stx on UglyDolls is very important to us because it allows us to build out this beloved global intellectual property for years to come leveraging the strength of the entire Alibaba ecosystem,” said Wei Zhang, president of Alibaba Pictures. “More importantly, the values that UglyDolls stand for – believing in yourself, acceptance of differences, and never giving up on one’s dreams – are universal and ones we are proud to promote through our work.”

Variety first reported in 2015 that Stx had launched a family and
See full article at Variety »

Stx & Alibaba Pictures Pact To Expand ‘UglyDolls’ Universe Worldwide

  • Deadline
Stx Entertainment is partnering with Alibaba Pictures to co-produce and co-finance content from its upcoming UglyDolls franchise as the studio looks to build a long-term global IP. The animated feature film based on David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim’s popular toy line opens on May 3.

Already, Stx is planning an animated TV series with Hulu, as well as digital and print publishing, mobile and educational games, music and merchandising connected to the property.

The venture combines Stx’s multiplatform content making, marketing and distribution expertise with Alibaba Group’s entire ecosystem. With more than 600M consumers across e-commerce, marketing, ticketing, digital media and entertainment platforms, merchandising and consumer insights, Alibaba Pictures serves as the “Gateway to China,” bringing entertainment content to the Middle Kingdom.

Stx’s push into animation comes with the deep experience of its film division leaders, STXfilms chairman Adam Fogelson, who prior to coming to Stx, was instrumental in establishing Illumination Entertainment,
See full article at Deadline »
An error has occured. Please try again.

See also

Credited With |  External Sites


Recently Viewed