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Adam McKay

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  • Toronto: Jason Sudeikis, Kirsten Dunst Are 'Sleeping With Other People'

    Jason Sudeikis and Kirsten Dunst are "Sleeping with Other People," with the stars on board from a comedy from Gary Sanchez Productions with IM Global. The deal was announced at the Toronto Film Festival. CAA is packaging and representing U.S. rights,...
  • Review: "Drunk History"

    Mixing an extra ingredient into the formula "tragedy plus time equals comedy" -- namely, adding booze -- "Drunk History" is a great title, clever concept and numbingly bad TV show. Adapted from a Web series produced for Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's...
  • Comedy Central's 'Drunk History' under the influence of the past

     Comedy Central's 'Drunk History' under the influence of the past
    It's a warm spring day in downtown Los Angeles, but inside the gloomy Palace Theatre it's 1926 Detroit and actor Ken Marino is playing Harry Houdini as he dies onstage. Literally dying — staggering and heaving, attempting card tricks and failing...
  • Can 'Anchorman 2' continue the legend? [Trailer]

    In the 1970s, Ron Burgundy and his boys from “Anchorman” went local, ruling the classy precincts of San Diego. Where would the '80s find them? Going global in the burgeoning world of cable news, of course. According to the new trailer for...
  • Dave Chappelle, Conchords Hit Road with Funny or Die 'Oddball' Tour

    Comedy website Funny or Die is breaking beyond the Internet into flesh-and-blood antics, teaming with Live Nation to stage a 13-city summer tour headlined by Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords. Funny Or Die's Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival...
  • 'Eastbound & Down' to end its run on HBO

    'Eastbound & Down' to end its run on HBO
    We wanted to start off this post with an astute Powerism -- but, darn it, none of them were clean enough, so we'll just get to it: brusque comedy "Eastbound & Down" will, indeed, end its run on HBO after its upcoming fourth season. Let out your best...
  • Vince Vaughn Joins Will Ferrell In ‘Daddy’s Home’ (EXCLUSIVE)

    With Fox's "The Internship" set to open in less then a month, Vince Vaughn is already filling in the slots for his busy schedule, picking the Paramount comedy "Daddy's Home" as his next film. Will Ferrell has been attached to star for some time with Etan...
  • John Cusack defends 'The Raven' against critics, The Miz dines at Japonais, 'Mob Wives Chicago' teaser debuts

    John Cusack defends 'The Raven' against critics, The Miz dines at Japonais, 'Mob Wives Chicago' teaser debuts
    Some actors choose to ignore the critics. And then some, like John Cusack, choose to take the critics on. The Evanston native and “Hot Tub Time Machine” star went on the defensive Friday after his new film, “The Raven,”...
  • Q&A: Scott Adsit of '30 Rock'

    Q&A: Scott Adsit of '30 Rock'
    These days, you might know Scott Adsit best as overworked and under-appreciated producer Pete Hornberger on NBC's “30 Rock,” but, if you're old enough (or just a nerd about these things), you may also remember him from his days performing in...
  • Funny or Die's Adam McKay on his site's comedy influence after five years

    Funny or Die's Adam McKay on his site's comedy influence after five years
    Five years ago this month the influential comedy website Funny or Die took a few baby steps and uploaded its first video, a rough, hastily assembled sketch that starred, appropriately enough, a baby. Pearl McKay was 2 years old at the time, the daughter...
  • The incredible Steve Carell

    The incredible Steve Carell
    TOLUCA LAKE, Calif. — Looking trim in a black windbreaker over a gray crew neck sweatshirt, Steve Carell walked into the diner near the Warner Bros. lot just like a regular guy. OK, most actors/celebrities walk into diners like regular folk; it&...
  • Improv Fest: Scott Adsit on acting and that thing with Clinton

    Improv Fest: Scott Adsit on acting and that thing with Clinton
    As the character Pete Hornberger on NBC's late, lamented “30 Rock,” Scott Adsit played for seven seasons the relative straight man surrounded by a cast of oddballs and idiosyncratics. But among true comedy nerds, particularly in Chicago,...