From a series of Saturday Night Live sketches to a 2010 feature adaptation to (now) a television series, MacGruber has caught the eye of NBC Universal's new streaming service Peacock. Started as a MacGyver spoof, MacGruber (Will Forte) found himself always attempting to disarm explosive devices in the SNL sketches with obscure items. The "crafty […]
Melissa McCarthy is one of the most versatile and talented actors working today. Comedy, drama, action, sweet, spicy, salty, dirty, or squeaky clean, she can play anything. So with her anchoring the crime drama The Kitchen coming out this weekend, it seems like the proper time to highlight some of her best work. Let's start […]
Gimlet Media has announced its Spring 2018 programming slate of original podcast series, which includes a scripted science fiction series, a nonfiction science fact series and their first sports podcast. The new series include: Sandra, a virtual assistant-themed series starring Kristen Wiig (Saturday Night Live, Bridesmaids) and Alia Shawkat (Search Party, Arrested Development); simulated Mars […]
In February, Kristen Wiig was rumored for a role as an unnamed villain in Wonder Woman 2, the sequel to the smash hit movie starring Gal Gadot as the titular Wonder Woman. While there was talk that Wiig could play the main villain of the film, just who that villain would be was unknown. However, director […]
Netflix has announced that Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, the follow-up series to the film Wet Hot American Summer and the prequel series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, will premiere the entire eight-episode season on the streaming service on August 4. Along with the announcement, Netflix also released the first […]
Saturday Night Live has been undergoing something of a creative renaissance lately, fueled in no small part by a great need for humor in our current political climate, and also driven by the sheer force of comedy that is Kate McKinnon (and the rest of the cast isn't bad either). The show will be on a […]
We've got two clips for the upcoming Ghostbuster movie that stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon and Chris Hemsworth. The first clip is called "Let's Go" and features the team getting their first call and rolling out Ecto-1 for the first time. The second is called "Super Battle" but I think I […]
The trailer for the upcoming Ghostbusters remake has a dubious pedigree: it is the most disliked YouTube video ever. But star Melissa McCarthy admits the trailer creates a misconception for the film. During an appearance on the the The Johnjay & Rich Show (via The Hollywood Reporter), she said "I know it's weird that they […]
Sony has released the first trailer for the new Ghostbusters. The setting and ideas may seem familiar, but the film looks to be its own story from this trailer about four women — played by Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones — uniting their talents to tackle New York's pesky ghost problem. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3ugHP-yZXw[/youtube] […]
While not a full taste of Paul Feig's new Ghostbusters film, this announcement teaser for the film at least offers brief flashes of the upcoming reboot. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDIf2RizZxA[/youtube] The tone of the teaser suggests a more serious summer flick, but the original film also straddled the line between humor and effects blockbuster. The new film stars […]
Entertainment Weekly, Time, People and InStyle all received a Ghostbusters character posters today featuring one of the new women set to don proton packs when the rebooted series beings its cinematic universe in the new year. Featuring Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon and Melissa McCarthy as the new paranormal investigators and eliminators, Ghostbusters arrives […]
Though set photos of the new Ghostbusters have been making the rounds for the last year or so, Sony Pictures has released the first official photo of Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig and Leslie Jones as the Ghostbusters. The new film is set for release on July 15th, 2016.
After years of evading, avoiding and possibly dreading a return to Ghostbusters, actor Bill Murray — the scene-stealing Doctor Peter Venkman — will return to the franchise as a new character in Sony Pictures' upcoming film starring Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy under the direction of Paul Feig. While talking with New York Magazine's Vulture […]
Here we have the first pick of Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Kristen Wiig in their Ghostbusters gear in front of Ecto-1. The image was posted to twitter by director Paul Feig. #whoyougonnacall pic.twitter.com/hnrSjhCqSl — Paul Feig (@paulfeig) July 10, 2015
Sony has announced that its all-female Ghostbusters remake directed by Paul Feig has been cast. The four main characters are going to be Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon. McCarthy and Wiig both worked with Feig in Bridesmaids while Jones and McKinnon are from Saturday Night Live. [Source: THR]
I think they're being really serious here. With a bit of deadpan humor that's character-specific. I think.
But no, it’s still not a Bridesmads sequel.
Meddling children ruin everything!
Props to the marketing team over at Fox for cutting together such a long clip that doesn't spoil anything substantial.
Leave it to Anchorman 2 to make character posters fun again.