Steve Carell made a career out of playing the dopey, lovable goof (see: The 40-Year-Old Virgin and The Office for starters). His role in Adam McKay’s Anchorman was no different, playing dense meteorologist, Brick Tamland. The name says it all, really. Now that a sequel to the 2004 comedy is on its way, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, a copy of Carell’s Anchorman audition tape has… Continue reading Steve Carell's 'Anchorman' Audition Tape Is Funnier Than Most Completed Comedies
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Do CBS executives want another Chuck Lorre sitcom on their schedule next season?
Of course they do!
The network has given Lorre’s Mom pilot a series order, along with three other shows. Mom follows a newly sober single mom (Anna Faris) tries to pull her life together in Napa Valley with help from her mom (Allison Janney).
Given that Lorre produces CBS… Continue reading Robin Williams, Will Arnett, Sarah Michelle Gellar comedies get CBS orders
Apparently today is Buddy-Cop Sequel Day, because we’ve got news of a trio of cop comedies all setting themselves up as franchises: 21 Jump Street, The Heat and Ride Along (shhh, no one tell Cop Out). The first one isn’t a surprise, but if you’re scratching your head about those last two it’s probably because neither one has come out yet. That’s not stopping their studios… Continue reading '21 Jump Street' Directors Set for Part Two; Two Other Buddy-Cop Comedies Plan Sequels As Well
With 2011 in its death throes, what better time to look ahead to 2012. All this week, Moviefone will preview the seemingly endless supply of big-time films hitting theaters during the next 12 months — from ‘Haywire’ to ‘Django Unchained’ and everything in between. First up: the 12 comedies to watch next year.
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Yo! TV.com Commenter Shout-Outs! You want ‘em, we got ‘em. This week, we make burial plans for Terra Nova, we rank the new fall comedies, and we bid a (hopefully not permanent) goodbye to Community.
Well, Fox has a bit of a pterodactyl-sized turkey on its hands with Terra Nova. The show’s first season is about to finish its 13-episode run, and so we asked the grand, existential TV question: Now… Continue reading TV.com Commenter Shout-Outs: Your Recent Thoughts on Community's Christmas Episode, the Season's Best New Comedies, and the Fate of Terra Nova