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Fred Armisen Bringing ‘Los Espookys’ Spanish-Language Comedy Series to HBO

HBO is a prime destination for great comedy with shows like Silicon Valley, Veep, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Larry Sanders Show and more in the cable network’s roster. But their new collaboration with Fred Armisen and Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels is something much different. HBO has given the greenlight to a new half-hour […]

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‘Silicon Valley’ Bosses and Cast Defend the Series’ Representation of Women in the Tech Industry

As “Silicon Valley” heads into another hiatus, the post-finale conversation now gives way to where the show goes next. With Erlich Bachman (T.J. Miller) fully in the rear-view mirror, Tuesday night’s Emmy For Your Consideration event at the Paramount Theatre in Hollywood became a place for the show’s creative team to talk about what will […]

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‘X-Force’: T.J. Miller Won’t Be in ‘Deadpool 2’ Spinoff, Ryan Reynolds Confirms

Ryan Reynolds doesn’t know whether there will (or should) be a “Deadpool 3,” but he does seem confident in an “X-Force” spinoff. Not everyone will be suiting up, however: Reynolds confirmed in a recent New York Times interview that T.J. Miller won’t be reprising his role as Jack Hammer/Weasel.A sexual-assault accusation from Miller’s college days […]

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Leslie Jones, Rachel Bloom, Sterling K. Brown Join Voice Cast of ‘Angry Birds 2’

Sony Pictures and Rovio Entertainment are adding a new flock of comedic talent to Angry Birds 2.Leslie Jones (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters) will voice the film’s villain character, while Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Sterling K. Brown (This is Us, The People vs. O.J. Simpson), Mexico’s breakout Eugenio Derbez (Instructions Not Included, Overboard), Zach Woods (Silicon […]

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T.J. Miller Arrested And Charged With Calling In A Fake Bomb Threat

Here’s something you don’t think you’ll ever have to report. Famous, and recently controversial, actor/comedian T.J. Miller has been arrested and charged with calling in a fake bomb threat, a charge that could carry up to five years in prison.According to a release from the United States Attorney’s Office, the former “Silicon Valley” star was […]

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‘Ready Player One’: T.J. Miller Is Still in Steven Spielberg’s Blockbuster, And Technology May Be to Blame

Last December, when former “Silicon Valley” star T.J. Miller was accused of sexual assault by an anonymous woman and transphobic behavior by a film critic in the space of just two days, the actor and comedian was swiftly snipped from two big projects. First, Miller’s Comedy Central series “The Gorburger Show” was cancelled, then the […]

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‘Silicon Valley’ Isn’t Ready to Say Goodbye to T.J. Miller — They Have to Torture His Character First

To say Erlich Bachman’s departure from “Silicon Valley” has been a long time coming would be an understatement. T.J. Miller, the “Silicon Valley” producers, and HBO all announced that both the actor and character would be leaving the series midway through Season 4, preparing fans for a future without the pot-smoking homeowner long before a […]

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‘Silicon Valley’ Review: Zach Woods Is Extraordinary, But Season 5 Can’t Keep Up With Him

This year’s poster for “Silicon Valley” Season 5 is appropriately prescient, but not in the intended fashion. Showing a loading icon with a blurred show title in the background, the tagline says, “The future is now.” You can barely make out the message through the buffering sheen, but that’s more than can be said for […]

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Bill Hader’s ‘Massive Panic Attacks’ on ‘SNL’ Inspired His New HBO Series, ‘Barry’

For as funny as Bill Hader’s “Saturday Night Live” sketches were, the actor wasn’t having a proportionate amount of fun performing them.“Any time you saw me on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ I was basically having a panic attack,” Hader said during a Q&A following the world premiere of his new HBO series, “Barry,” at SXSW. Co-created […]

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