Tag Archives: Maya Rudolph

Andy Samberg has his own comedy vehicle with “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping”

Depending on what you’ve seen him in, you might have a number of different takes on Andy Samberg. You could know him from his run on Saturday Night Live, his television show Brooklyn Nine-Nine, a handful of supporting roles in films, or his highest profile turn in Celeste and Jesse[...]

‘Inherent Vice’ looks to shake up the Oscar race

One of the bigger X factors still to be unveiled this awards season is Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice. With a Trailer that just dropped last night (I’ll post it at the bottom of this piece) and a World Premiere this weekend at the New York Film Festival (where I[...]

Taylor Lautner may be working with Adam Sandler

HollywoodNews.com: Taylor Lautner is working hard to not only be associated with ‘Twilight,’ and he may be breaking out as he is rumored to be working with Adam Sandler in the future. Lautner is reportedly in talks to join the cast of ‘Grown Ups 2,’ the sequel to the 2010 movie,[...]

Oscars®: “Bridesmaids” cast will present at the 84th Academy Awards®

HollywoodNews.com: Six actresses – Rose Byrne, Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig – from the hit comedy “Bridesmaids” will be presenters at the 84th Academy Awards, telecast producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer announced today. McCarthy received her first Oscar® nomination this year for[...]

TNT cancels Jason Lee’s “Memphis Beat”

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Just weeks after Jason Lee’s role opposite Maya Rudolph in the parenthood comedy “Up All Night” was confirmed, so also is confirmed the cancellation of his TNT series, “Memphis Beat.” The former “My Name is Earl” star played alongside Alfre Woodward as a music-loving detective who[...]

Jason Lee to join “Up All Night” cast

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: “My Name is Earl” alumnus and “Memphis Beat” actor Jason Lee will play opposite Maya Rudolph on NBC’s brand new prime time comedy, “Up All Night.” Rudolph’s character Ava is a principal member of the cast, the high-maintenance boss to Christina Applegate’s harried new[...]

“Bridesmaids,” “Star Wars” lead this weekend’s top rentals

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Chris Hemsworth and a certain Jedi named Luke Skywalker await you this weekend. Looking for something decent to rent? We’ve got you covered: “Star Wars: The Complete Saga” Hands down the most buzzed-about Blu-ray release of 2011, more for what it changes than for what[...]

New TV Show Review: “Up All Night” on NBC

HollywoodNews.com:Up All Night feels like a show that’s quickly becoming a completely different show than was originally intended. They’ve already tinkered with the pilot and it seems like the new angle is the show they really want to make, but right now there are still remnants of the original pitch.[...]

“Bridesmaids” coming to Blu-ray, DVD on Sept. 20

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It has been one of the biggest surprises of Summer 2011 … a smash-hit comedy from our of left field that outperformed expectations and turned its leading lady into a bona-fide star. We’re talking, of course, about Kristen Wiig and “Bridesmaids,” which just announced a Blu-ray and[...]

Are women able to find success with raunchy comedies?

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Can women pull off doing a raunchy big-screen comedy? Kristin Wiig’s “Bridesmaids” was previewed at the recent SXSW Film Fest to a chorus of agitated reviews, horrible to ecstatic, and attendee applause. Sounds like the kind of response that’s greeted other[...]
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