Steve Carell was able to flex a few dramatic muscles in July’s criminally underrated ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love,’ but to paraphrase ‘The Jazz Singer': You ain’t seen nothing yet. Variety reports that Carell may play John du Pont in ‘Foxcatcher,’ a drama about the chemical heir and paranoid schizophrenic who, in 1996, killed his long-time friend and Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler David Schultz at Team Foxcatcher, a wrestling facility… Continue reading Morning Grind: Steve Carell Attached to Tragic Story of John du Pont
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On one level, Shame is about sex addiction, though we never see Brandon (Michael Fassbender) having sex in a bed with a woman who isn’t a prostitute. His more typical m.o. is porn on his laptop and wanking in the office bathroom at the Wall Street firm where he works. He’s charming and good-looking and has no problems around women, but sex for… Continue reading 'Shame' Telluride Review: Michael Fassbender Destroys in Steve McQueen's Second Film
The second season of NBC’s Community hits DVD tomorrow, and to get you in the mood, watch the fairly incredible “Community Season 2 DVD DJ Steve Porter Remix” video that premiered at Comic-Con. It artfully splices together dialogue (and some of the season’s most memorable moments) to make the vocals of a two-minute dance track. It won’t actually be on… Continue reading ‘Community’ season 2 DVD DJ Steve Porter remix: Watch!
Steve Carell has his first post-Office gig — and it’s behind the scenes.
Carell and David Steinberg will serve as executive producers on a new Showtime interview series, titled Laughing Stock, president David Nevins announced this morning during the Television Critics Association press tour. The series will feature one-on-one interviews with “the world’s funniest personalities.” Steinberg will serve as host on the series, which has been picked up for… Continue reading Showtime announces pick-up of Steve Carell-produced series