A much-anticipated remake of the classic comedy “Uptown Saturday Night,” starring Will Smith and Denzel Washington, is still in the works, according to a new report from Variety.
Single-camera vehicle hails from Gary Sanchez Prods., Universal TV.
By JAKE COYLE, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK – The “Jeopardy”-playing IBM computer Watson has been named person of the year by the Webby Awards. The Webbys, which honor Internet achievement, announced their special honorees Thursday. The recently disbanded rock group LCD Soundsystem was chosen artist of the year. The band presented their final concert […]
By Brett Zongker, Associated Press WASHINGTON – Will Ferrell, who honed his impression of President George W. Bush on “Saturday Night Live” and crossed over to make a career in movies, will win the nation’s top humor prize from the Kennedy Center in Washington. The 14th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor was announced […]
NEW YORK – A Funny Or Die viral video is getting a chance for a television crossover. The comedy website announced Wednesday that a pilot for ‘Undercover Karaoke‘ has been ordered by TBS. Funny Or Die will produce the potential series, and co-founders Will Ferrell and Adam McKay will contribute to it. The show will […]
Here’s what you’ve got to choose from this weekend at the cineplex. Another Resident Evil film is coming your way, but this time it’s in Avatar styled 3D, or you can relive the shirtless werewolf fun of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse as it makes another bow into theaters. If you’re in a specially-selected city, you […]
Here’s what you’ve got to choose from in your local multiplex this weekend. The big release is the latest Will Ferrell comedy The Other Guys, but you can also watch in-your-face dance moves with Step Up 3-D. If you’re lucky enough to live in selected cities, you can also check out a new drama from […]
By Jake Coyle AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK – The most memorable comedic take on the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico hasn’t come from ‘Saturday Night Live,’ ‘The Daily Show‘ or a late-night monologue. Instead, a cheaply made video by an unlikely New York improv troupe has created the only commentary that […]
[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Anchorman/90041/43717661/AnchormantrailerFAN/embed 420 355] There were reports recently that the Anchorman gang were going to meet this week regarding a potential sequel to one of the best comedies ever made, but Will Ferrell corrected himself at the Land of the Lost junket and said “I thought we were, yeah. I kept saying that. I was […]
Will Ferrell and Marky Mark Wahlberg are going to team up as cops for an action-comedy called B-Team, to be directed by longtime Ferrell collaborator Adam McKay. Wahlberg may not seem like a natural fit for comedy, but he’s at least game for it – as evidenced by his appearance on SNL to mock Andy […]