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Strays: Will Ferrell, Jamie Foxx Comedy Shares Red Band Trailer
Strays is a new comedy this summer starring Will Ferrell, Jamie Foxx, Will Forte, Isla Fisher, Randall Park, Josh Gad, Harvey Guillén, Brett Gelman, Rob Riggle, Jamie Demetriou, and Sofia Vergara, and directed by Josh Greenbaum from a script by Dan Perrault In the film, a dog's owner (Forte) abandons his dog, voiced by Ferrell,[...]
Barbie Filming Is Underway, Will Ferrell Joins The Cast
Barbie has begun filming, and it was announced as principal photography begins that Will Ferrell has joined the cast as the CEO of a toy company He joins Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Simu Liu, Emma Mackey, Alexandra Shipp, America Ferrera, and Kate McKinnon in one of the best casts any production could ever hope for[...]
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So while we await the start of the promo cycle for next weekend (and hopefully some clarity on the Sheeran situation), we're taking a look at an interesting quote from series creator Lorne Michaels in a THR profile of SNL alum Will Ferrell In the piece, Ferrell's time on the long-running sketch comedy/music series was[...]
Spirited Star Ryan Reynolds Announces Sabbatical from Films
In this case, Spirited star Ryan Reynolds is looking to take a break from filmmaking, taking to his Instagram while thanking cast and crew for his latest AppleTV+ project in a still alongside co-star Will Ferrell, who plays Ghost of Christmas Present. Rayn Reynolds and Will Ferrell in Spirited Image courtesy of Claire Folger / AppleTV+ Spirited[...]
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[...]
Ron Burgundy Podcast
For those who can't get enough antics of Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) through two "cinematic masterpieces" in the Anchorman films, you're in for a treat. Ferrell reprises the character for The Ron Burgundy Podcast, which features two-12 episode seasons The first premieres on February 7 The second is expected to air in mid-2019, according to Funny[...]
Christmas Films Pics Collage
Both feature strong women in non traditional roles, with a nod to the season, stellar soundtracks and perfect costumes. Ray Flook While it's tempting to wade into the Die Hard debate (and don't get me started on how Boogie Nights should be in the conversation), I'm still a big fan of Elf for three reasons: Will Ferrell's[...]
Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon's Cord and Tish Return as 2019 Rose Parade Hosts
Not content with shattering ratings records and elevating the royal wedding coverage specifically — and broadcast journalism as a whole — with their coverage of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, "broadcast legends" Cord Hosenbeck (Will Ferrell) and Tish Cattigan (Molly Shannon) are returning to their WGA Award-nominated roots[...]
'Dead to Me': Christina Applegate Returns to Television in Netflix Dark Comedy Series
Credit: STXfilms 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 Lies" that highlights a[...]
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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZzZFiu2EIYVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Claws: Season 1 Recap [EXCLUSIVE] | TNT (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZzZFiu2EIY) With a pilot directed[...]
Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon's Cord and Tish Tackle 'The Royal Wedding Live' for HBO
Not content with shattering ratings records and elevating the quality of parade reporting specifically — and broadcast journalism as a whole — with their coverage of the 2017 Rose Parade for Amazon, "broadcast legends" Cord Hosenbeck (Will Ferrell) and Tish Cattigan (Molly Shannon) are returning to lend their unique perspective on a very royal affair[...]
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. Credit: Comedy Central The first seven episodes of Drunk[...]
Will Ferrell, Molly Shannon Confuse, Anger Amazon Rose Parade Viewers
Saturday Night Live alums Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon's morning show host counterparts were tapped to host The 2018 Rose Parade Hosted by Cord & Tish, the streaming service's tongue-in-cheek presentation of the Rose Parade that also included fellow SNL alum Tim Meadows serving as the parade's street reporter. One problem: apparently not everyone got the[...]
Amazon Sets Rose Parade, Philip K. Dick, and Doctor Who for January 2018
Not to be outdone, Amazon reminded viewers that there are more than just two streaming service giants and showed that they're ready to hit the ground running in 2018 with a strong lineup of films, series, documentaries, and more. From Cord Hosenbeck (Will Ferrell) and Tish Cattigan (Molly Shannon) finally achieving their dream of covering the Rose[...]
No Activity: NSFW Trailer For Upcoming Will Ferrell/Adam McKay Comedy
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[...]