• Maya Rudolph gives birth and gives the kid a normal name

    A heartfelt congratulations goes out to super cool comedy chick Maya Rudolph, who totally cranked out her third child on July 3. I know what you’re thinking. If it happened 15 days ago, why are we reporting it now. Well, because we didn’t have a direct line into Maya’s womb– and because maybe her and her dude, director Paul Thomas Anderson (that’s right– they’re not married!), wanted some darn privacy.

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    Robert Smigel cast in new Judd Apatow flick

    Robert Smigel, the creator and voice of Triumph the Comic Insult Dog, has been cast in Judd Apatow’s next comedy. Apatow’s Bridesmaids writer Annie Mumolo has also signed on to co-star in the flick, a Universal picture starring Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann and Bridesmaids scene stealer Melissa McCarthy. In the film, formerly known as This is Forty, Rudd and Mann reprise their roles as married characters from Apatow’s 2007 hit

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    Kristen Wiig will produce and star in suicide-themed comedy

    If the fact that Bridesmaids snagging $207 million worldwide wasn’t enough to make you believe Saturday Night Live veteran Kristen Wiig has now become a power player in Hollywood, then there’s this. A pet project of hers — a dark comedy called Imogen, about a woman who fakes her suicide to gain the attention of an ex-boyfriend — has been greenlighted. And Wiig is set to produce and star in

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    Judd Apatow casts Bridesmaids scene stealer Melissa McCarthy in new comedy flick

    Melissa McCarthy offered some of the funniest moments in Judd Apatow’s summer blockbuster Bridesmaids (side note: if you haven’t seen the film yet, stop reading and go do it, you owe it to society). And, in a while, come back for more McCarthy-Apatow goodness. The Hollywood Reporter informs us that McCarthy just signed on to join the cast of his new untitled comedy starring Apatow fixtures Paul Rudd and Leslie

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    Judd Apatow casts Bridesmaids scene stealer Melissa McCarthy in new comedy flick

    Melissa McCarthy offered some of the funniest moments in Judd Apatow’s summer blockbuster Bridesmaids (side note: if you haven’t seen the film yet, stop reading and go do it, you owe it to society). And, in a while, come back for more McCarthy-Apatow goodness. The Hollywood Reporter informs us that McCarthy just signed on to join the cast of his new untitled comedy starring Apatow fixtures Paul Rudd and Leslie

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    Judd Apatow, Paul Feig will follow up ‘Bridesmaids’ success with new comedy flick

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    Comedy duos aren’t a new trend in entertainment: there’s Laurel and Hardy, Cheech and Chong, Abbott and Costello, Wilder and Pryor… uh, Harold and Kumar! These couples have made their mark onscreen because of their partnership – it’s hard to imagine a Cheech without a Chong. Some duos, though, have been busier off-screen, whether they write, produce or direct films together. That’s the case

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    Review: Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris” is the best alternative to blockbuster comedies

    At nearly every theater that was playing The Hangover Part II across the country, lines looped around the theater and stretched down the street amounting to record breaking box office take over the Memorial Day Weekend. This was not the case for Woody Allen’s latest film, Midnight in Paris. In fact, two women at least 30 years my senior laughed condescendingly at me for choosing to see Midnight in Paris

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    OMG! There’s a fuck scene in this ‘Bridesmaids’ trailer

    There’s been substantial buzz on the internet lately about Bridesmaids, the Paul Feig-directed comedy that many critics have called this year’s female version of The Hangover. And, since Kristen Wiig has written and starred in the film, along with Maya Rudolph, Ellie Kemper and Jon Hamm, they may be right. The flick doesn’t come out until May 13, but, thanks to the wonders of the internet, you can whet your

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