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Anchorman: Judd Apatow Reveals Bizarre Original Plot
Adam McKay shifted his comedy over the years creating lovable buffoon characters to the point of caricatures in films like Anchorman (2004), Talladega Nights (2006), and Step Brothers (2008) (all films featuring Will Ferrell) to progressive, populist like The Big Short (2015) then Vice (2018) The director spoke to the New York Times about trying[...]
Elf is the subject of an episode of The Holiday Movies That Made Us (Image: Netflix)
Will Ferrell stars as Buddy the Elf in this cult classic – and Netflix has been kind enough to extend their documentary series The Movies That Made Us to the holidays by covering this film and The Nightmare Before Christmas in their first-ever holiday season! In Elf, they interview screenwriter David Berenbaum who starts by talking[...]
SNL: Darrell Hammond Reflects Sean Connery Celebrity Jeopardy Skits
Originally conceived by Norm MacDonald to use his Burt Reynolds impression, Will Ferrell played the straight role as skit's Alex Trebek The three contestants usually consisted of MacDonald's Reynolds or Hammond's Connery, another cast member, and the host playing other "celebrities." Darrell Hammond as Sean Connery in "Celebrity Jeopardy" on Saturday Night Live Image courtesy of[...]
Anchorman: Judd Apatow Reveals Bizarre Original Plot
Will Ferrell is one of the biggest success stories from Saturday Night Live One of the reasons was Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) What started as an impression of the late crooner and actor Robert Goulet, Ferrell decided to make Ron the most obnoxious and over-the-top news personality conceivable Director Judd Apatow, who[...]
Will Ferrell & Rachael McAdams In Netflix Comedy Eurovision
Will Ferrell and Rachael McAdams are starring in a new comedy Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga for Netflix The duo stars as an Icelandic duo trying to write and perform for their country in the worldwide singing contest phenomenon The film also stars Dan Stevens, Demi Lovato, Graham Norton, and Ferrell's extremely[...]
The Shrink Next Door is being adapted by Apple TV+, courtesy of Bloomberg and Wondery.
Anchorman stars Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd will be taking their limited series adaptation of Wondery and Bloomberg's 2019 podcast The Shrink Next Door with them to Apple TV+, with the streaming service giving a straight-to-series order for the eight-episode limited series from MRC Television Directed by Michael Showalter (The Big Sick) and written by[...]
DOWNHILL | Official Trailer [HD] | FOX Searchlight
The Will Ferrell/Julia Louis-Dreyfus comedy about a couple forced together to reexamine their relationship certainly is more relatable right now, as people are stuck inside currently Downhill is a perfectly fine dilm, if it wasn't for the stars it would be kind of a disaster That is what happens when you get these two together[...]
'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[...]
'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[...]