As his third season on “Saturday Night Live” nears its end, Taran Killam has a lot of highlights to reflect on. For instance, there was the “Avengers” parody he co-wrote and appeared in with Jeremy Renner or the hypnotist sketch with Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
“Dirty Soap” A Hit on Twitter E!’s new reality show about soap stars, “Dirty Soap,” premiered Sunday night. Though the ratings are not available yet, based on the tremendous amount of positive buzz the show generated on Twitter, it looks like a hit. During the show’s East Coast telecast, it trended worldwide. Those singing its […]
By David Germain, AP Movie Writer LOS ANGELES – Kristen Wiig lived the classic Hollywood story after coming to town in her early 20s: No experience, no connections, no work. She wound up in retail for years before figuring out a path to make her way gradually into show business over the next decade. “You […]
By JAKE COYLE AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK — The comedians who played presidents on ‘Saturday Night Live‘ have gathered for a comedic summit in a new Web video on FunnyOrDie.com. The video, posted Wednesday, stars Fred Armisen as President Barack Obama. During the night he is visited by the ghosts of presidents past, who […]
This movie is a great idea: an ensemble comedy about a 30-year high school reunion called Grown Ups featuring a cast chock full of beloved Saturday Night Live alumni, including Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Norm MacDonald, Maya Rudolph, David Spade, Rob Schneider and Colin Quinn – and they’ve just added Tim Meadows to the list. […]
A guest starring role on The Simpsons is considered one of television’s highest honors. If you’re on it, you’ve made it in show biz. Especially if you play yourself. For the show’s executive producer Al Jean, the rewards are sweet. As he put it in an interview with Fancast, “Having guest stars on the show […]
If anyone is the right man for the job of making a great film about the life story of the legendary Frank Sinatra, it’s Martin Scorsese. It seems the Sinatra family has realized this as well, and they’ve finally given him the rights to do it, 11 years to the day after Ol’ Blue Eyes […]