• Judd Apatow, Billy Eichner team up for gay rom-com

    Judd Apatow will produce a new same-sex romantic comedy starring Billy Eichner. Nick Stoller, who worked with Eichner on Friends From College, will direct. The Billy on the Street star wrote the film, which is based around two men with commitment issues that are “attempting a relationship.” The rom-com announcement comes just in time for Valentine’s Day. With last year’s Love, Simon as the first major Hollywood studio film to

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    Pete Davidson, Judd Apatow announce movie loosely based on SNL star’s life

    Pete Davidson and Judd Apatow are coming to a theater near you. Apatow is directing a yet-unnamed-comedy based on segments of Davidson’s life. The movie was co-written by Davidson, Apatow, and Dave Sirus—a stand-up comic and former writer for Saturday Night Live. On Tuesday, Apatow announced on Twitter that, “we are finally ready to shoot this summer. It’s been many years in the making.” Apatow and Barry Mendel, both of

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    Judd Apatow on Louis CK: He should perform, but not punch down

    Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes went on SiriusXM’s Jim & Sam to promote the third season of their HBO series Crashing, which premieres on January 20, and they had something to say about Louis C.K.’s recently leaked set. The interview started with the guests and hosts—Jim Norton and Sam Roberts—talking about Artie Lange’s drug issues and how it affected the Crashing shoot. Holmes smiles slightly as he describes the “nose continuity” issues while

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    Judd Apatow on Donald Trump: He’s a dangerous sociopath (VIDEO)

    Judd Apatow’s position on Donald Trump has been transparent since the Republicans basically handed him the nomination for president of the United States. A quick dip into Apatow’s Twitter feed will prove that much. But on a recent appearance of In Depth with Graham Bensinger – mostly a sports talk show – Apatow doubled down. “I think he’s a sociopath. I think he’s a very, very dangerous person,” Apatow says.

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    Judd Apatow begins production on “Top Secret” Lonely Island movie

    Judd Apatow and The Lonely Island began production last week on their untitled feature film. The Lonely Island movie will be a musical comedy starring members Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer as former boy band members who decide to do the unthinkable: perform an epic reunion concert. You obviously know Lonely Island from their hit digital shorts on Saturday Night Live, including “I Just Had Sex” and “Lazy Sunday.”

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    Judd Apatow’s Pee-wee Herman Netflix movie has a title!

    The new Pee-wee Herman movie has a title and it has a plot. Pee-wee’s Big Holiday will see Paul Reubens return as the titular character in a film produced by Judd Apatow. Reubens confirmed the sequel plans in October when he appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Reubens co-wrote the script with Paul Rust and the feature will be directed by John Lee (Broad City, Inside Amy Schumer).

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    Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck trailer is hilarious (Video)

    Judd Apatow’s Amy Schumer movie Trainwreck finally has a trailer— and it is awesome. The film was written by the Inside Amy Schumer comedian and directed by Apatow last year. Trainwreck takes place in New York City and follows journalist Amy (Schumer). After her father, played by Colin Quinn, drills into her head at a young age that monogamy is not realistic, she sets off on a long string of

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    Judd Apatow’s new Pee-wee Herman movie will stream on Netflix

    That Pee-wee Herman movie Judd Apatow is producing has finally found a home. Netflix will distribute a new untitled adventure starring Paul Reubens in his iconic bowtie. Reubens confirmed the sequel rumors earlier this year on The Tonight Show and revealed that shooting would begin in February 2015. No other details have been announced: no director, actors or plot details. All we know is that we will see Pee-wee Herman

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    Judd Apatow’s stand-up comedy resurrection

    Immaturity is funny, so says all-American comedy maven Judd Apatow, who’s best known for creating the genius, short-lived, cult TV show, Freaks and Geeks and his ensuing plethora of raunchy blockbusters. What Judd’s not so known for is his abridged stand-up career, which ran shorter than Webster’s legs. After an early 90’s writing and producing gig on The Ben Stiller Show, Apatow saw the light, dropped his microphone, and left

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    Watch Seth Rogen, James Franco play ‘Freaks and Geeks’ 8-bit video game

    Last year, Web producers Benny and Rafi Fine, aka The Fine Bros, unleashed a delightful tribute to Judd Apatow and Paul Feig’s short-lived but never-forgotten comedy series Freaks and Geeks with the help of animator/composer Doctor Octoroc. That tribute came in the form of an interactive, 8-bit style interactive video game on YouTube. You can check it out here…or you can jump right to the video below which finds –

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    When Craig Ferguson leaves Late Late Show, great comedians will guest host. And then also John Mayer.

    When Craig Ferguson ends his nearly 10-year reign as Late Late Show host at the end of December, a roster of guest hosts – including the insufferable John Mayer – will sit behind the Scottish comedian’s vacated desk until James Corden officially takes over. Drew Carey will host first between Jan. 5 and Jan. 9 and again between March 2 and March 6. Judd Apatow, Jim Gaffigan, Wayne Brady, Will

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 101: Chris Rock, Artie Lange, Lena Dunham

    It’s been a long, long time since we’ve recorded a proper comedy news podcast edition of The Laughspin Podcast with Mike Gogel, Laughspin Podcast co-host. But we finally got it together after many one-one-interview episodes I did with the likes of Judd Apatow, Dane Cook, Cameron Esposito, Carly Aquilino and more. Hopefully you guys enjoyed those or if you haven’t listened yet you’ll feel compelled to do so soon! But

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    Watch: Lena Dunham, Adam Driver, Allison Williams in ‘Girls’ season four trailer + new photos!

    While Lena Dunham has been making headlines for reasons not under her control, let’s all remember that her show Girls is coming back to HBO for its fourth season on Jan. 11 at 9 pm ET! And today, HBO released a brand, spanking-new trailer for you all to hungrily consume. So what the hell is going on in the world of Girls? Well, Hannah is in Iowa happy/not happy about

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    Judd Apatow, Laura Dern developing female football comedy for Universal

    Judd Apatow is one busy man. It was just announced last week that he would produce a new Pee-wee Herman movie starring Paul Reubens. Now he’s developing a a comedy with laura Dern. Dern and Apatow will pair up to produce an untitled female-driven ensemble comedy about obsessive female football fans for Universal Pictures. Think Bridesmaids but replace a wedding with the Super Bowl. South Park writer Pam Brady will

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    Paul Reubens confirms Pee-wee Herman movie to Jimmy Fallon, Judd Apatow to produce (Video)

    No one could’ve predicted the enormous influence and staying power Pee-wee’s Big Adventure would’ve had on American culture when the bizarre comedy hit theaters in 1985. But 29 years later here we are obsessing over a character Paul Reubens created while at The Groundlings years before Tim Burton would choose Pee-wee as the subject of his feature film directorial debut. For the last three years, rumors have swirled about a

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