Category Archives: Comedy

Deadpool scores TWO Golden Globes nods

Yes, that’s right. I said two. Motion picture – Comedy Musical and Ryan Reynolds himself for Best Actor nod in a Comedy or Musical. Well deserved and hopefully this will be a nominating platform for those who come after him in well made comic properties……….but it’s probably because of this………deadpool-movie-poster-christmas

Courtesy of our friends at Variety….and by friends I mean old school pen pals.

Golden Globe Nominations: Complete List

 

 

 

Netflix – Santa Clarita Diet

Hey gang the Christmas season it well under way and Netflix has a series for those worried about their weight during this time.

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The holiday season is officially here, but do you sometimes feel a little guilty after indulging in all the festive food, drinks and desserts? Worry no more because you can start Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet on February 3!

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Series Description:

In Santa Clarita Diet, Joel (Timothy Olyphant, Justified) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore, Blended) are husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb of Santa Clarita with their teenaged daughter Abby (Liv Hewson), until Sheila goes through a dramatic change sending their lives down a road of death and destruction… but in a good way. Santa Clarita Diet will be available globally ONLY on Netflix on February 3, 2017.

Source: Netflix, Environics Communications

 

Kristen Wiig, ‘SNL’ & David S. Pumpkins Skeletons Take Mannequin Challenge — Deadline

Two memes in one. This new promo for the upcoming Saturday Night Live guest-hosted by Kristen Wiig features the former cast member-turned-movie-actress taking the Mannequin Challenge along with the rest of the SNL gang – including those two skeletons that danced with Tom Hanks’ weirdly popular David S. Pumpkins character just before Halloween. The Mannequin Challenge,…

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‘The Simpsons’ Closes In On ‘Gunsmoke’ Record With Tonight’s 600th Episode — Deadline

Tonight, Fox’s long-running animated powerhouse The Simpsons joins a very exclusive club of U.S. scripted primetime shows when its 600th episode, “Treehouse of Horror XXVII” airs. How rare is this club? The only other scripted primetime show to reach 600 episodes is Gunsmoke, which ran for 20 seasons on CBS from 1955 to 1975. No…

via ‘The Simpsons’ Closes In On ‘Gunsmoke’ Record With Tonight’s 600th Episode — Deadline

Ice Cube-Kevin Hart Comedy ‘Ride Along 3’ in Development — Variety

Universal is in early development of a third installment of its police comedy franchise “Ride Along 3,” starring Ice Cube and Kevin Hart. Screenwriters Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi are working on the script with director Tim Story. The trio has worked on the first two “Ride Along” movies. Ice Cube, Will Packer, Matt Alvarez and……

via Ice Cube-Kevin Hart Comedy ‘Ride Along 3’ in Development — Variety

‘Bad Moms’ Sleeps Its Way To The Top Of The B.O.; Becomes STX’s First $100M Domestic Hit — Deadline

STX Entertainment can claim its first $100M hit with the R-rated raunchy female comedy Bad Moms, which is clicking past the century mark today in the middle of its sixth weekend. The film from The Hangover writers Jon Lucas and Scott Moore started at 3,215 theaters on July 29 and debuted to $23.8M in third place, counter-programming Jason…

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TRUE MEMOIRS OF AN INTERNATIONAL ASSASSIN

The action comedy stars Kevin James as Sam Larson, a mild-mannered would-be author who gets mistaken for a killer-for-hire when his fictional novel about an international assassin is published as a true story.  When the book is a huge success, he is suddenly kidnapped, taken out of the country, and forced into an assassination plot.

 

Andy Garcia (Kill the Messenger) , Zulay Henao (Meet the Blacks), Maurice Compte (Narcos), Andrew Howard (Taken 3), Rob Riggle (22 Jump Street), Kelen Coleman (The McCarthy’s), Leonard Earl Howze (Memphis Beat), Yul Vasquez (The Lottery) and Kim Coates (Sons of Anarchy) also star in the film.

Todd Garner, Mark Fasano, Raja Collins and Justin Begnaud serve as Producers.  The script was written by Jeff Morris and Jeff Wadlow.  Kevin Frakes, Ankur Rungta and Guy Riedel serve as Executive Producers.

Source: Netflix, Environics Communications