Tag Archives: Comedy films

Zach Galifianakis lights up California pot debate

HollywoodNews.com: “Due Date” star Zach Galifianakis had a point to make about the upcoming legalization of pot on “Real Time With Bill Maher” Friday. In expressing his opinion on the upcoming vote in California, Galifianakis toked up a joint on the HBO political talk show which airs live on the[...]

Zach Galifianakis might meet the Muppets in their new movie

HollywoodNews.com: Hot off of winning the Hollywood Comedy Award, Zach Galifianakis is in talks to star in the upcoming Muppet movie reboot. Should Galifianakis commit, he will join Jason Segel and Amy Adams in the film. Entertainment Weekly had the news. Segel and Nick Stoller, who wrote “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” are working on[...]

David Spade just one of many ‘SNL’ alums in Farleys’ ‘Hollywood & Wine’

HollywoodNews.com: Ever since becoming a Hollywood commentator on “Saturday Night Live’s” Weekend Update, David Spade has always been embraced by audiences for his biting sense of humor. It’s a character that has resonated throughout his career: Being the sassy guy in such sitcoms as NBC’s “Just Shoot Me” and CBS’ “Rules[...]

Amy Adams to play music, light the lights with the Muppets

HollywoodNews.com: Amy Adams, Chris Cooper and Rashida Jones are going toe-to-toe with the Muppets in their new movie. The stars join Jason Segal who has already been cast in the lead. Segal and Nicholas Stoller of “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” fame were leaned on to revamp the Muppet movie franchise which[...]

Hollywood Fest to Honor Zach Galifianakis and Jennifer Lawrence at the Hollywood Awards Gala

HollywoodNews.com: The 14th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, are pleased to announce that the star of “Due Date” Zach Galifianakis will receive the “Hollywood Comedy Actor Award” and actress Jennifer Lawrence will be recognized with the “New Hollywood Award,” at the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony. The[...]

Zach Galifianakis’ great idea: The best setting for ‘Hangover 2’

HollywoodNews.com: Comedic actor Zach Galifianakis has an excellent idea: Set “The Hangover 2” in Moscow. “I think Russia would be amazing,” the actor tells Entertainment Weekly, “The first ‘Hangover’ worked because it was Vegas, but it was the dirty side of Vegas, not the glitzy one. You’ve got to[...]

“Other Guys” knocks “Inception” off its box-office perch

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Inception” was toppled at the box office this weekend by a couple of “Other Guys.” Adam McKay’s comedy, which stars Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell as mismatched NYPD officers, took in an estimated $35.6 million – good for the top slot at the domestic box. If the number[...]

Eva Mendes would love to spice up ‘Anchorman 2’

HollywoodNews.com: Eva Mendes has caught the Will Ferrell-Adam McKay comedy bug after working with the actor and director on “The Other Guys.” And if the team makes “Anchorman 2,” count her in. In an interview with the U.K.’s The Sun, the curvy actress mentioned she would love to be[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: ‘The Other Guys,’ ‘Step Up 3D’

HollywoodNews.com: Will Ferrell enters the multiplex this weekend in an effort to make this summer a little bit more funny. Grabbing Mark Wahlberg at his side, an actor whose onscreen bad-tempered persona can scare away a gaggle of wrestlers, the duo are starring in Sony’s new buddy cop[...]

“Other Guys” Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg on drinking scenes, tension, and shooting Derek Jeter

By Sean O’Connell Our coverage of “The Other Guys” press conference — with Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, director Adam McKay, Eva Mendes and Michael Keaton — continues this morning as we edge closer to the film’s Aug. 6 release date. Don’t be surprised if the comedic chemistry between Ferrell and Wahlberg is[...]
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