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Jessica Williams To Topline Comedy In Works At Showtime, Jim Strouse To Direct
Jessica Williams To Topline Comedy In Works At Showtime, Jim Strouse To DirectWilliams and Strouse will write and executive produce the comedy, which tells the story of an African American aspiring science fiction writer (Williams) who comes of age in Brooklyn. Strause will direct. Showtime is the studio. I hear Annapurna TV is in ...read more
Source: Deadline Hollywood
Published on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:02:00 GMT
British horror-comedy 'Scareycrows' provides harmless giggles
British horror-comedy 'Scareycrows' provides harmless gigglesThe amusing horror comedy “Scareycrows” is entirely aware of the ridiculousness of its premise: scarecrows that come to life and terrorize an English seaside town. Though it’s never really scary, it is appropriately silly and a fun time for genre ...read more
Source: Los Angeles Times
Published on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:51:00 GMT
Tom Hanks to Star in Remake of Swedish Hit Comedy ‘A Man Called Ove’
Tom Hanks to Star in Remake of Swedish Hit Comedy ‘A Man Called Ove’Tom Hanks is attached to star in “A Man Called Ove,” a remake of the popular Swedish film directed by Hannes Holm. Hanks will also produce along with his producing partner Gary Goetzman through their Playtone production banner. Rita Wilson will also ...read more
Source: Variety
Published on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:00:00 GMT
See Dave Chappelle, Steve Harvey in 'Def Comedy Jam 25' Trailer
See Dave Chappelle, Steve Harvey in 'Def Comedy Jam 25' Trailer"All you millennials may be asking, what the hell is Def Comedy Jam?" Cedric the Entertainer said. "That's why we hate you little motherfuckers. Y'all don't know shit." Def Comedy Jam, produced by legendary music executive Russell Simmons, originally aired ...read more
Source: Rolling Stone
Published on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:00:00 GMT
Comedy of errors, chaos grip Eden Gardens after Hardik Pandya 'dismissal'
Comedy of errors, chaos grip Eden Gardens after Hardik Pandya 'dismissal'Absolute confusion prevailed at the Eden Gardens when Hardik Pandya mistimed a waist-high full toss from Kane Richardson during the second ODI between India and Australia at the Eden Gardens. Steve Smith backtracked to covers as Pandya top edged, taking a ...read more
Source: India Today on MSN.com
Published on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:00:00 GMT
‘Def Comedy Jam 25’ Trailer: Cedric the Entertainer Hates Millennials, Just Like You (Video)
‘Def Comedy Jam 25’ Trailer: Cedric the Entertainer Hates Millennials, Just Like You (Video)“Def Comedy Jam” is back and celebrating 25 years of uncensored hilarity. Dave Chappelle, Martin Lawrence, Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, Adele Givens, Tracy Morgan, Sheryl Underwood, D.L. Hughley and others will return Tuesday to the franchise ...read more
Source: TheWrap
Published on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:00:00 GMT
Jimmy Kimmel transforms GOP health care bill debate, and shows comedy's new role
Jimmy Kimmel transforms GOP health care bill debate, and shows comedy's new roleNEW YORK -- If the latest Republican attempt to repeal 'Obamacare' doesn't work, the bill co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana might become known as the Jimmy Kimmel Non-Law. The comic's withering attacks this week have transformed the ...read more
Source: The Times-Picayune
Published on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:53:00 GMT
‘Anna and the Apocalypse’ Trailer: A Zombie Comedy That is Also a Christmas Musical
‘Anna and the Apocalypse’ Trailer: A Zombie Comedy That is Also a Christmas MusicalZombies and comedies go together like peanut butter and chocolate. Christmas and musicals go together like peppermint and, well, chocolate. But what happens when you take all of those seemingly disparate elements and cram them together into a single movie?read more
Source: slashfilm
Published on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:55:00 GMT
Get Ready! Netflix Launching ‘Def Comedy Jam 25’ on September 25 (WATCH New Trailer)
Get Ready! Netflix Launching ‘Def Comedy Jam 25’ on September 25 (WATCH New Trailer)*If you somehow haven’t heard, Netflix is presenting a celebration to top all celebrations in honor of the 25th anniversary of “Def Comedy Jam. ” Yep, that’s right, the same iconic show that made giants out of ferociously funny black comedians like ...read more
Source: Electronic Urban Report
Published on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:19:00 GMT
Jimmy Kimmel transforms debate, and shows comedy's new role
Jimmy Kimmel transforms debate, and shows comedy's new roleIf the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare doesn't work, it may become known as the Jimmy Kimmel Non-Law. The comic's withering attacks this week have transformed the debate over the bill (sponsored by Sens. Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy) and ...read more
Source: The Miami Herald
Published on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:56:00 GMT