A ‘Blues Brothers’ Series Coming to TV?

TV’s taking another trip down memory lane. “The Blues Brothers” are about to be resurrected for a prime-time series, reports Variety. A new incarnation of the classic characters made famous by Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi are being pitched for a new TV series. The TV rights are owned Aykroyd and John’s ex-wife Judy Belushi. […]

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Dan Aykroyd to Guest Star on ‘The Defenders’

It’s a ‘Blues Brothers‘ reunion…of sorts. Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi are getting the band back together. The original ‘Blues Brother’ and John Belushi’s brother still perform together as the be-suited duo and will soon appear together on CBS’s ‘The Defenders‘ as well. Aykroyd is scheduled to guest star as a corrupt judge in a […]

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‘MacGruber’ Tries to Overcome Stigma of ‘SNL’ Movies

By JAKE COYLE AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK — When ‘Saturday Night Live‘ characters journey from sketch to screen, they often appear lost away from their live studio habitat. The first “SNL” movie, 1980’s ‘The Blues Brothers,’ was also the best, as anyone who recalls the “two honkies dressed like Hasidic diamond merchants” can attest. […]

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