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Lauren Looks Back: "The Nutty Professor (1963)" is an American Classic

Aside from Lewis, you had Mel Brooks and Woody Allen who were doing similar things with their movies The Nutty Professor was a hit -- but fans liked it for reasons Lewis didn't intend for People adored the Love character After all, he was what men wanted to be and women wanted to be with[...]

Mel Brooks Dares Hollywood To Remake Blazing Saddles

Mel Brooks made some interesting comments on his YouTube podcast, Diversity & Movies, yesterday.The legendary director said that political correctness would prevent a movie like Blazing Saddles from being made today."It's OK not to hurt the feelings of various tribes and groups," said Brooks, encouraging viewers to donate money to his Patreon "However, it's not[...]

Mel Brooks In Talks With MGM For Spaceballs 2: The Search For More Money

If there's one thing that's truer now in this world than it was even in 1987, when the original Spaceballs hit theaters, it's this: we're surrounded by ***holes.So, perhaps, it's fitting that MGM is in talks with Mel Brooks to finally bring the long-awaited sequel, Spaceballs 2: The Search For More Money, to theaters And[...]


On This Day In Pop Culture History For February 7

Welcome to a new column here at Bleeding Cool, where we will be looking at important comics/film/tv/whatever interesting facts for the date at hand! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool. So, without further ado: Here are some things that have happened on February 7: The first game of Monopoly […]

Mel Brooks Remembers His Friend Gene Wilder

With the recent passing of Gene Wilder, it was only appropriate that Mel Brooks was on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon talking about his long time friend and cohort Together they made arguably three of the funniest movies of the seventies if not of all time: The Producers, Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein Here[...]

Gene Wilder Dead At 83

He simply couldn’t bear the idea of one less smile in the world."Wilder also appeared in several films for director Mel Brooks, including the title role in Young Frankenstein, which he co-wrote with Brooks and featured plenty of madness from Wilder.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_7prdLqWVAOther Wilder films with Brooks include The Producers and Blazing Saddles[...]

War For The Planet Of The Apes First Set Photo Recalls Iconic Scene

Or, if you watched a lot of Mel Brooks movies on cable growing up, it might make you think, "Well, sh*t, there goes the planet." Either way, it's a very striking shot.The film sees the return of Andy Serkis as Ape leader Caesar, who must confront the remaining military might of mankind to see who[...]

Sony Releases Official Trailer For Hotel Transylvania 2

The film stars the voices of Adam Sandler (Dracula), Andy Samberg (Johnny), Selena Gomez (Mavis), Kevin James (Frank), Fran Drescher (Eunice), Steve Buscemi (Wayne), Molly Shannon (Wanda), David Spade (Griffin), Keegan-Michael Key (Murray), and Mel Brooks (Vlad). The Drac pack is back for an all-new monster comedy adventure in Sony Pictures Animation's Hotel Transylvania 2! Everything seems[...]

Learning To Fly With Adam Sandler – Hotel Transylvania 2 Trailer

Sony Pictures Animation has released the first trailer for Hotel Transylvania 2. The sequel sees Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Steve Buscemi, David Spade, Keegan-Michael Key and Mel Brooks. The Drac pack is back for an all-new monster comedy adventure in Sony Pictures Animation's Hotel Transylvania 2! Everything seems to be changing for the better at[...]

Mel Brooks Performs Live For An HBO Special

Mel Brooks is responsible for some of the best comedic moments to ever hit film.. classics like The Producers, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Space Balls as well as co-creating Get Smart The truth is his list of credits goes on and on He even begets talent as his son Max Brooks has quite the career[...]

Galavant Debuts Well In Sunday Night Slot

The show is silly and funny in a Mel Brooks kind of way And you would do well to listen to the song lyrics as they contain some of the best humor that includes the King singing of all the things he wants to do to Galavant like shoot him with a crossbow or stab[...]

Carl Reiner To Guest On Bob's Burgers Tonight

Tonight on Bob's Burgers, Carl Reiner voices Big Bob as Bob and the family heads to his fathers for a Christmas party only to have an old argument comes back up and the two try to outdo each other in the kitchen.92 year old Reiner is a comedic legend best known for his pairing with[...]

Hotel Transylvania 2 Gets Comedy Legend

The upcoming animated Hotel Transylvania 2 has added the voice talent of comedy legend Mel Brooks He will be playing Vlad, the old and grumpy father to Dracula voiced by Adam Sandler. Genndy Tartakovsky is returning to helm the sequel to Sony's 2012 family film based on a script by Robert Smigel.This is not the first[...]

Max Brooks To Do Nationwide Radio Tour For Free Extinction Parade Comic

Max Brooks, writer of World War Z and son of comic genius Mel Brooks is doing a radio tour of the country to promote that free copies of his series Extinction Parade #1 will be given away at comic shops during Halloween Comic Fest on Saturday October 25th He will be urging listeners to go[...]

Mel Brooks Is The Six Fingered Man… Someone Call Inigo Montoya

I'm picking this Mel Brooks story up from the Associated Press.. which means I have to post it in full This man is one of my heroes and even at 88 he is thinking of comedy that will last for years and years.Mel Brooks has given the finger to Hollywood. The extra finger, that is. Brooks, the[...]