• Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt goes to Netflix, despite original plans for NBC

    In a very surprising turn of events, Netflix has snagged Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s cult comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The series, starring Ellie Kemper (The Office), was scheduled to air its 13-episode first season on NBC next year. Now Netflix has announced it bought exclusive rights to the show where it will premiere in March 2015. What’s more, Netflix has already ordered a second season of the comedy series,

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    Tina Fey adds Jane Krakowski to Ellie Kemper comedy ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’

    Tina Fey’s new NBC comedy series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt just added another fellow 30 Rock alum to its crew. Jane Krakowski will play a recurring role on the new show starring former The Office star Ellie Kemper. Kemper plays Kimmy, who after 15 years of living in a cult decides it’s time to reclaim her life and heads to New York City. Krakowski will play a rich Upper West Side

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    NBC greenlights Tina Fey series starring former Office star Ellie Kemper

    When you’re Tina Fey, red tape doesn’t exist. And that’s why NBC has ordered her latest project — a single camera series co-created by her 30 Rock co-executive producer Robert Carlock — straight to series with 13 episodes. It might not have a title yet, but it has a star– the brilliant Ellie Kemper, who played lovable Dunder Mifflin receptionist on The Office for four years. The new series will

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    Ellie Kemper of ‘The Office’ lands leading role on NBC pilot

    While NBC announced today the series finale of The Office will air on May 16 from 9 to 10 pm ET, we also learned that fan favorite Ellie Kemper, who plays Dunder Mifflin’s lovable and naïve Erin Hannon, landed herself a leading role on one of the network’s upcoming comedy pilots. Kemper will play Brenda Miller, the title character in Brenda Forever, “a comedy centered on stories from Brenda Miller’s

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    Wendi McLendon-Covey: I won’t do a Bridesmaids sequel without Kristen Wiig (Exclusive)

    Talk of a Bridesmaids sequel started as soon as the opening weekend box office numbers were released in May of last year, but it took until this past January for the buzz to boil over, which is when the film’s breakout star, Saturday Night Live’s Kristen Wiig said plainly that it’s not on her list of things to do. “We aren’t working on that,” Wiig, who co-wrote the film with

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    Watch Jonah Hill, Rob Riggle, Nick Offerman, more in the red band trailer for “21 Jump Street”

    If you’re old enough, you might remember accidentally watching Johnny Depp’s first big Hollywood gig each week on the old television when you were like 10 or 11 years old. It was a crime/drama called 21 Jump Street about a group of undercover cops who infiltrate high schools. And it was kind of funny– but not on purpose. But now, people that control movies have made a totally on-purpose funny

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    Aziz Ansari, Will Arnett, Ed Helms, more join for Malaria No More viral video campaign

    We’ve heard of celebrities banding together before in support of a common cause, most notably perhaps with “We Are the World” and its remake for the Haiti disaster. Now a select group of comedians and actors have added their talents to the Malaria No More campaign, which seeks to eradicate the terrible, but very preventable and treatable, disease by 2015. Among those involved are Aziz Ansari, Will Arnett, Lake Bell,

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