• Comedy Bang Bang gets dramatic with Gillian Jacobs, Ed Helms, Jack Black and 643 others (Video)

    We’ve already seen a full episode of the upcoming Comedy Bang! Bang! IFC series and we know it’s set to be one of the funniest shows on TV this summer, but this crazy-ass new trailer promises much more than just comedy– action, drama and tragedy. And just about every comedian in the world. Check out the pulse-pounding new teaser below, featuring Ed Helms, Gillian Jacobs (above), Zach Galifianakis, Tenacious D,

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    Mindy Kaling invokes ‘the penis of Michael Fassbender’ in the trailer for her new Fox show

    By now, we all know that one of Fox’s biggest comedy hauls this pilot season was Mindy Kaling’s sitcom, The Mindy Project. Mostly known for her role and writing/producing work on The Office on NBC, this move to a new network marks a huge step in Kaling’s television business dominance. Her show revolves around Mindy (naturally), a young doctor trying to balance work and relationships. And judging by the trailer,

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    Warner Bros announces release date for The Hangover Part III, the ‘final chapter’

    It’s not anyone thought it wouldn’t happen, but it’s nice get the official word from the suits in charge: The Hangover Part III is happening, for sure, and the entire Wolfpack is back. Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis will become Phil, Stu and Alan for the third time. And not surprisingly, Todd Phillips is back in the director’s chair. In an announcement this morning, Warner Bros revealed the

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    Poll: Do the stars of ‘The Hangover’ deserve $15 million each for the third movie?

    Reports surfaced this week that the stars of the uber-popular Hangover comedy franchise — Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis — were demanding $15 million each for their services in a third installment, which stalled contract negotiations with Warner Bros. The second Hangover offering (released last year) took in more than $580 million worldwide with each of the stars making around $5 million. The original Hangover from 2009 banked

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    Rainn Wilson may star in a spinoff of The Office

    It looks like all of Dwight Schrute’s persistence of the highly annoying kind may have paid off. The character The Office co-star Rainn Wilson plays may very well become the centerpiece of a new show, to bow on NBC next year, Deadline reports. “I hear that NBC is working on an Office spinoff starring Rainn Wilson for a potential midseason 2013 launch, Nellie Andreeva writes. “No deals have been closed

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    Ed Helms, Margaret Cho and more reveal embarrassing secrets in new Sundance series

    A handful of comedy stars, featuring the likes of Ed Helms, Margaret Cho, Nick Offerman and Mo’Nique, will be featured on the Sundance Channel’s new interview series The Mortified Sessions. But there’s a simple, yet innovative spin on these celebrity chats. In each 30-minute episode of the 10-part series, host David Nadelberg presents an artifact from the star’s distant past — think diary entries or goofy childhood photos — and

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    Watch Steve Martin and Ed Helms give bluegrass some serious street cred

    Any time bluegrass music is brought up in conversation, most people probably think of the soundtrack from the Coen Brothers film O Brother, Where Art Thou? Yet Funny or Die, as they’re known to do, want to change that. Renowned banjoist Noam Pikelny released his album Beat the Devil and Carry A Rail today and to commemorate that, he’s gotten the FoD team along with the likes of Steve Martin

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    Andy inks his ass and 13 other things we learned on “The Office,” episode 2, season 8

    On The Office’s second episode of its eighth season — titled “The Incentive” — we find new boss Andy Bernard in his first real managerial predicament: he needs to somehow double sales or risk feeling the creepy wrath of CEO Robert California. By the end of the episode, we have a complete story about redemption, honor and friendship. But how did we get there? Here’s a list of some things

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    15 things we learned from “The Office” season eight premiere

    The long-awaited season eight premiere of The Office — no more Steve Carell — has come and gone. And although for the last few months, we’ve been teased ever-so-subtly about who would replace Carell’s character Michael Scott as regional manager of Dunder Mifflin, we didn’t know the answer for sure until the first few moments of the premiere. Well, the answer is Andy (Ed Helms). But what else did we

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    Watch Zach Galifianakis, Ken Jeong, Aziz Ansari and more stand up to cancer in “Star Wars” tribute

    I love Stars Wars. I know a lot of you reading this love Star Wars, too. I’m talking about the original three movies– not the horrendous newer three. So you Star Wars lovers probably know that George Lucas is releasing all six movies on Blu-ray on Sept. 16. You might also know that he’s decided to defecate on the original trilogy by adding some needless crappy dialogue to integral scenes

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    Ed Helms lands lead role in French comedy remake

    It seems, that with his starring role in last year’s Cedar Rapids, Ed Helms convinced Hollywood that he’s ready and able to headline comedy flicks– that he’s not destined to be relegated to ensemble casts on the big screen. And here’s the proof: the former Daily Show correspondent, Hangover co-star and current Office cast member will play the lead role in the American version of Le Mac, a French comedy

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    Watch Ed Helms, James Spader and more sound off on season eight of “The Office”

    For most comedy fans, the Sept. 22 season premiere of The Office cannot happen soon enough. The eighth season finds Dunder Mifflin without a regional manager after the dramatic Michael Scott (Steve Carell) exit at the conclusion of last season. And while we know James Spader has been cast as the CEO of Mifflin’s parent company, there is still no word about who — if anyone — will replace Carell.

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    "Hangover Part II" breaks records with $138 million; but, what did you think?

    No one is surprised that the comedy world’s most anticipated movie sequel, The Hangover II, has shattered box office records in its opening weekend. And though the holiday weekend is still not officially over, the flick has made $138 million, according to Deadline. That means, the Thailand-set comedy beat out 2007’s The Simpsons Movie ($74 million) and 2008’s Sex And The City ($56.5 million) in the realm of three-day openings

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    Watch a nine-minute "unscripted" interview with Hangover Part II cast

    Thank you, Moviefone, for your web series Unscripted, wherein you just drop a bunch of movie cast members in a room and tell them to interview themselves. It works. We love it. And you will, too, dear Punchline Magazine readers. Sit back, relax and soak in nine glorious minutes of Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms and Ken Jeong in an effort to plug The Hangover Part II, which hits

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