Day: January 27, 2015

Your Ghostbusters rebooted, ladies! Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones

Who are Paul Feig, Katie Dippold and Ivan Reitman gonna call this summer for their Ghostbusters reboot? Looks like Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones are gonna answer the call this summer! Feig Tweeted a photo of the fearless foursome just minutes ago, and sources are confirming that they’re all deep in negotiations to become the 21st Century counterparts in an alternate timeline from when Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson first fought off the ghosts, slime and Stay Puft Marshmallow Man back in the summer of 1984. Feig is directing the reboot,...

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Preview the movie trailer for mockumentary “Adventures in Comedy”

Tom McCaffrey is even more of an aspiring stand-up comedian in Adventures In Comedy than he is in real-life. Or is he? Such is the journey McCaffrey enjoys and endures in this mockumentary, with interviews and advice from the likes of Margaret Cho, Jim Gaffigan, Janeane Garofalo and Aisha Tyler, as he goes from would-be great to could-be bust to who knows what? Aha! There’s the rub. Not all of his adventures depicted in this film will be real, but they’ll feel very real to anyone in pursuit of a successful career in stand-up comedy. Roll the clip! Or...

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Maybe See TV? Pilot Season 2015 for network, cable sitcoms

Despite proclamations last year that “pilot season” was dead or dying, it’s alive and well as we head into the final week of January 2015. After wrapping up a busy December in development deals, the world of “Maybe See TV” for the broadcast networks and cable channels has heated up. Here is a running tally of what’s in the mix for sitcoms that may come to a TV or electronic screen near you this fall… PILOT SEASON 2015 ABC Chev & Bev, a family comedy reuniting┬áVacation’s┬áChevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo, only as a different married couple in their 60s...

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Louis CK talks Live at The Comedy Store with former Comedy Store regular David Letterman

Louis CK sent out a sincerely funny email on Monday to his fans, letting them know that the blizzard named Juno had forced him to prematurely cancel his fourth and final planned performance tonight at Madison Square Garden. He wrote Monday afternoon: “Well I didn’t know you could call a thing historic if it hasn’t happened yet. But I’m not one to defy future historic events. And I have to be respectful of the responsibility I have to the 15,000 people who are holding tickets to the show and could be stranded somewhere historically trying to get to or...

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