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‘Shrink Next Door’ First Trailer: Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd Reunite in Apple’s Dark Therapy Comedy

“Anchorman” comic talents Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd are reuniting for the dark existential therapy comedy series, “The Shrink Next Door.” The eight-episode series about the co-dependent relationship between a therapist (Rudd) and his patient (Ferrell) launches on Apple TV+ on November 12. Below, watch the first trailer for the series.Inspired by true events and […]

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Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon to Partner With Andy and Barbara Muschietti on ‘Doubtful Guest’ Adaptation

Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, whose real-life romance inspired their hit romantic comedy “The Big Sick,” are teaming up to write another film.Nanjiani and Gordon, who are married, will adapt the screenplay for “The Doubtful Guest,” based on the illustrated book by the late Edward Gorey.The film is being developed by Double Dream, a […]

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Bo Burnham to Play NBA Legend Larry Bird in HBO’s Los Angeles Lakers Show

Promising young man Bo Burnham has just “scored” a major role in a new HBO series. The multi-hyphenate, whose credits include writing and directing Eighth Grade and acting in films like Promising Young Woman, The Big Sick, and Rough Night, will play Boston Celtics superstar Larry Bird in the untitled show about the “Showtime” era […]

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‘King of Staten Island’ Costume Designer Sarah Mae Burton on Creating Pete Davidson’s Look

Though “The King of Staten Island” is based in part on the real life of Pete Davidson, costume designer Sarah Mae Burton (“The Big Sick”) knew she didn’t want Davidson’s character to look like the “SNL” cast member.“Pete has a distinctive style [“scrumbo” — logos, sweats, Hawaiian shirts and neon] in the media, and we […]

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Kumail Nanjiani to Star in Political Thriller ‘The Independent’ (Exclusive)

Kumail Nanjiani is adding political thriller to his growing list of onscreen credits, having signed up to star in The Independent.The star — who landed an Oscar nomination for his 2017 breakout The Big Sick and has Paramount romantic comedy The Lovebirds and his first superhero outing in Marvel’s The Eternals coming up — is […]

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Coming to ‘Little America’, As Told By the Apple TV+ Anthology’s Executive Producers

Debuting today, Apple TV+’s latest original offering is the eight-episode anthology series “Little America.” Based on the first-person photo essay feature of the same name from Epic Magazine, “Little America” is a slice of life series that dramatizes real-life immigrant stories. As Apple TV+ describes it, the series goes beyond current events headlines “to look […]

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11 TV Shows To Watch In January: ‘The New Pope,’ ‘The Outsider,’ ‘Shrill’ & More

Thank goodness for new TV premieres in January because on the film side, things are looking bleak. There are plenty of new series to stream and binge with the creative minds behind “Veep” and “The Big Sick” debuting their latest outputs. We’re also coming to the end of beloved series such as “Bojack Horseman” and […]

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‘The Lovebirds’: Issa Rae-Kumail Nanjiani Paramount Comedy Moved Back By A Month

Paramount’s romantic comedy The Lovebirds is fleeing the nest. The film has been moved from its announced March 6 wide-release date to April 3.Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani star as a couple on the brink of breaking up who get unintentionally embroiled in a bizarre murder mystery. As they get closer to clearing their names […]

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Marisa Tomei Joins Pete Davidson in Judd Apatow Comedy (Exclusive)

Marisa Tomei, the Oscar winner who plays Aunt May in the current Spider-Man movies, will star opposite Pete Davidson in Universal’s untitled comedy being made by Judd Apatow.Apatow will direct the feature, which is set to shoot this summer in New York City, and he also is producing with Barry Mendel, his collaborator on such […]

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Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani Are Starring in a Rom-Com, So Hand Over Your Money Now

Sometimes you don’t even need to hear the full scoop on an upcoming project before you’re ready to throw all your money at it. That’s exactly how I’m feeling about The Lovebirds, the recently announced romantic comedy starring Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani.According to The Hollywood Reporter, the two comedy stars will play a couple […]

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