• Veep star Matt Walsh premieres A Better You at Santa Barbara Film Festival … watch the trailer!

    One of America’s favorite improviser, guest star and stand-out character actor Matt Walsh has added ‘director’ to his impressive list of credentials. The Upright Citizens Brigade co-founder’s second feature film A Better You is about to make its debut at the Santa Barbara Film Festival on Friday, Jan. 30. In the film, Hypno-therapist Dr. Ron Knight (Brian Huskey) is that guy you recognize from the bus stop bench ad. He

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    BitTorrent to release David Cross’ HITS, Kickstarter launched to help bring it to theaters

    David Cross’ directorial debut HITS will be released as a pay-what-you-want file through BitTorrent on Feb. 13, the first ever film to be distributed as a “BitTorrent Bundle.” Furthermore, fans will able to see HITS in movie theaters in select markets throughout the United States and Canada; there, viewers can also choose what they want to pay. Meanwhile David Cross’ film will also be released more traditionally in New York

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    Stephen Colbert, huge list of comedians celebrate National Voter Registration Day (Exclusive pics)

    Did you know there’s a huge presidential election going down in November? You did? Well, aren’t you just the little news junkie. How about this: Did you know tomorrow is the first ever National Voter Registration Day? You did not. Stop lying. In honor of this special day, wherein all Americans are encouraged to register to vote (if they haven’t already; you can’t register twice, you guys), a huge list

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    A few thoughts on the Del Close Marathon and the original UCB crew’s closing performance

    For 14 years, improv comedians nationwide have flocked to New York City for one weekend to celebrate the best of their craft and the founding father of long form improv, Del Close. The Del Close Marathon was started by the original members of the Upright Citizens Brigade and the 24-hour a day event continues to grow each year with an ever increasing number of talented teams from around the world

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    Exclusive first review of “High Road,” Matt Walsh’s directorial debut

    Simply put, High Road is hilarious. The audience adored the film at its world premiere at the Newport Beach Film Festival on Friday, and showed their appreciation with frequent swells of laughter. There’s been plenty of speculation and Internet buzz about the Matt Walsh-helmed “improvised indie road rom com”; Is this an Upright Citizens Brigade flick? Is it just another stoner movie? What are all these well-known funny people (Abby

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    Second trailer for Matt Walsh’s “High Road” is here

    After the landing of the first trailer for Matt Walsh’s highly anticipated improvised movie High Road, people were excited, but a little confused as to what an amazing cast was up to. With a cast boasting the likes of Ed Helms, Rob Riggle, Horatio Sanz, Abby Elliot, Zach Woods, Andy Daly, Lizzy Caplan, Kyle Gass, and more, not to mention the amazing talents of those who aren’t as famous like

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    Matt Walsh: High on improv

    Improvisation in cinema has been tried a few times over history. The films of auteur Robert Altman were noted to use a script as merely a blueprint from which the actors improvised from. As the sophistication of certain audiences has risen, improvisation on screen has become more frequent with shows such as Larry David’s cult status show Curb Your Enthusiasm. Matt Walsh, one of UCB’s founder, is now stepping into

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    UCB founders Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts talk about their new Spike comedy, ‘Players’

    Matt Walsh, co-founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade and actor in films such as The Hangover and the brilliant UCB Comedy Central series, is returning once again to television with the new half hour comedy “Players”, debuting tomorrow at 10:30 pm EST on Spike. The show -created, produced and starred in by Walsh- is the latest addition to Spike’s roster, sporting a cast of UCB alumni, most notably fellow co-founder

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