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Anchorman: Judd Apatow Reveals Bizarre Original Plot

Anchorman: Judd Apatow Reveals Bizarre Original Plot

“Will Ferrell and [director] Adam Mckay wrote the script Anchorman and they showed it to me,” Apatow said “The first drafts were really hilarious and crazy It was about the anchor team flying to an anchorman convention The plane crashes and they wind up on the side of a mountain where they are all trying[...]

"Parasite": Bong Joon Ho Considering Mark Ruffalo for HBO Limited Series [REPORT]

HBO would not confirm or deny the reporting - issuing the following statement: "The HBO limited series inspired by Parasite is in the early stages of development, and to speculate on any characters or casting is wildly premature." Bong is partnering with Adam McKay (The Big Short) on the limited series - with Bong explaining why the[...]


"Parasite": Bong Jun-Ho, Adam McKay In Talks For HBO Limited Series Adapt

Directors Bong Jun-Ho and Adam McKay are both in talks for the adaptation. "Parasite": The Movie of the Moment Parasite is a major zeitgeist movie It features a poor family of grifters who con their way into the household of a rich family as their new help[...]

'Live in Front of a Studio Audience': Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear Discuss All in the Family, The Jeffersons Influence [VIDEO]

To prove his point and remind viewers that classic television is timeless, Kimmel is teaming with television icon Norman Lear and executive producers Brent Miller, Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Justin Theroux for Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons.’Airing live on Wednesday, May 22, on ABC, the 90-minute prime-time event[...]

'Motherland: Fort Salem': Witchcraft and Warfare Collide in Freeform's Official Trailer

It was in March of this year that Freeform gave a 10-episode series order for Motherland: Fort Salem, an hour-long drama from Claw screator Eliot Laurence and executive producers Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Kevin Messick Written by series creator/showrunner Laurence and directed by Steven Adelson, the series stars Ashley Nicole Williams, Jessica Sutton, Taylor Hickson, Demetria McKinney, and Amalia Holm. “So[...]

'Dead to Me': Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini Dark Netflix Comedy Gets Official Trailer

Set to premiere on Friday, May 3, Dead To Me is produced by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s Gloria Sanchez Prods and CBS TV Studios.[caption id="attachment_1011411" align="aligncenter" width="717"] Dead To Me[/caption]Here's a look at the trailer, along with an official image gallery from Netflix: Jen (Christina Applegate) is a sardonic widow determined to solve her husband’s recent[...]

'Motherland: Fort Salem': Freeform Orders "Combat Magic" Military Drama Series

In what would be the makings of a very cool "shared universe" with their popular mermaid-fantasy series Siren (one can always dream), Freeform has given a 10-episode series order for Motherland: Fort Salem, an hourlong drama from Claws creator Eliot Laurence and executive producers Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Kevin Messick Written by series creator/showrunner[...]

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Will Ferrell Unleashes 'The Ron Burgundy Podcast' Teaser

The second is expected to air in mid-2019, according to Funny or Die, which is run by Ferrell and Adam McKay.[caption id="attachment_980431" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Funny or Die/iHeartRadio[/caption] video demonstrates the “hard-hitting” and rapid fire questions Burgundy plans to ask his guests, while creating topical banter for listeners’ delight and misery to those like the[...]

Adam McKay Was Asked to Direct GotG Vol 3, Wants to Make Silver Surfer Movie

Like VICE director Adam McKay's admission that he was approached to direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 after Disney fired James Gunn And then there is the realization that he was originally going to direct the Inhumans movie, which eventually became the short-lived ABC tv series.[caption id="attachment_962046" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Filmmaker Adam McKayPhoto by Kathy Hutchins /[/caption]That's not even[...]

'Dead to Me': Christina Applegate Returns to Television in Netflix Dark Comedy Series

[caption id="attachment_882278" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: STXfilms[/caption] After six years and a number of series and pilot offers, Christina Applegate (Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy) is returning to television as lead and executive producer in Netflix’s half-hour dark comedy series Dead to Me. Written by showrunner Liz Feldman (2 Broke Girls), the 10-episode season is described as a "comedic Big Little[...]

Freeform Conjures Witches-in-Uniform Military Pilot 'Motherland' from Claws Creator Eliot Laurence

In this world, the traditional roles of gender and power are flipped with the more dominant women on the front lines fighting looming terrorist threats that are familiar to our world, but with tactics and weapons supernatural. a pilot directed by Steve Adelson and executive produced by Gary Sanchez’s Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Kevin Messick, Motherland/Untitled[...]

Drunk History's Derek Waters Talks Season 5 Return, 'Drunk News' [Tribeca 2018 Takeaways]

Booze helps bring out the truth—it’s just that, sometimes, the truth is a little incoherent.Created for television by Waters and Jeremy Konner, Drunk History is produced by Central Productions and executive produced by Waters and Konner, along with Gary Sanchez Productions’ Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Owen Burke. [caption id="attachment_838686" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Comedy Central[/caption]The first[...]

No Activity: NSFW Trailer For Upcoming Will Ferrell/Adam McKay Comedy

No Activity: NSFW Trailer For Will Ferrell/Adam McKay Comedy From CBS All Access

Proving that a streaming service does not live on The Good Fight and Star Trek: Discovery alone, CBS unveiled the first red-band trailer for No Activity, the upcoming CBS All Access comedy series from executive producers Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Funny or Die.Developed and executive produced by Patrick Brammall and Trent O’Donnell (who also[...]

'No Activity': CBS All Access Comedy Adds Tim Meadows, Guest Stars

With the understanding that CBS All Access cannot live on Star Trek: Discovery alone (and maybe they listened to us over on Bleeding Cool Chatter), the new live/on demand streaming service is lining up some major names for its first original comedy series, No Activity, from Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Funny Or Die[...]

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Ben Schwartz/Laura Moses Millennial Comedy Lands At CBS

CBS has emerged the winner in what was an intense bidding war over Things You Should Already Know, an ensemble single-camera comedy about millennials from Ben Schwartz (House Of Lies), Laura Moses, Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions, and CBS TV Studios Based on the upcoming illustrated guide to millennial dating by Schwartz and[...]

Christian Bale Eying Return To Batman-Like Role In Dick Cheney Biopic

The film is written and directed by Adam McKay.If all goes well, the movie will begin shooting in September. Batman is a superhero published by DC Comics, and Dick Cheney was a Vice President in Washington DC, but the two have far more in common than that when diggiging below the surface.While Cheney was a[...]

Adam McKay To Direct Boom!'s Irredeemable For Fox

The Big Short director Adam McKay has flirted with comic books in the past He tried to develop a feature based on Garth Ennis and Darrick Robertson's The Boys and contributed to a rewrite of Ant-Man following the departure of original writer/director Edgar Wright.And now The Wrap reports he will direct a feature based on[...]

Peyton Reed Is Possessive Of Ant-Man

But that didn't stop him from being interviewed about the upcoming Ant-Man and the Wasp film that he, star Paul Rudd, Adam Mckay, Gabriel Ferrari, and Andrew Barrer have begun to write The self professed comic nerd admitted that he felt possessive of the Scott Lang character and a bit jilted when Rudd went off to shoot with[...]