Splitting Heirs, comedy starring John Cleese and Eric Idle

Long before their public feud, things between Eric Idle and John Cleese were friendly enough that they made a non-Python movie together. While two of Monty Python’s most famous former members, Eric Idle and John Cleese, are embroiled in a very public feud, it wasn’t always this way. In recent weeks, Idle has been vocal … Read more

Hulu Greenlights Glen Powell Comedy Series

Hulu has officially given a series order to the upcoming college football comedy Chad Powers, which is inspired by ESPN’s Eli Manning sketch. The former Super Bowl MVP has also boarded the project as an executive producer along with his brother, former NFL player Peyton Manning. Coming off from the commercial success of the R-rated … Read more

Before they were feuding, John Cleese and Eric Idle made an obscure 90s comedy

Long before their public feud, things between Eric Idle and John Cleese were friendly enough that they made a non-Python movie together. While two of Monty Python’s most famous former members, Eric Idle and John Cleese, are embroiled in a very public feud, it wasn’t always this way. In recent weeks, Idle has been vocal … Read more

Lisa Frankenstein Review: Surprisingly Dull Horror Comedy

Horror comedies can be hard to sell, but are very entertaining when done right. Lisa Frankenstein is the latest in the genre, and it comes to us from Diablo Cody, Oscar-winning writer of films like Juno and Jennifer’s Body. The movie stars Kathryn Newton as a teen goth named Lisa who revives a corpse (Cole … Read more

Richard Linklater’s Killer New Netflix Comedy

Richard Linklater and Glen Powell’s creative relationship actually goes back more than 15 years. Powell had a role in Linklater’s 2006 movie Fast Food Nation, although it was really his performance in Linklater’s awesome 2016 baseball comedy Everybody Wants Some!! that served as the actor’s breakthrough role. Powell also appeared in Linklater’s last project, Apollo 10 1/2: A Space … Read more

An AI-Generated George Carlin Comedy Special Appears on YouTube

George Carlin may have died over 15 years ago, but an artificial intelligence claims to have resurrected him for a new comedy special that just debuted on YouTube. Titled I’m Glad I’m Dead, the special was made by Dudesy, which bills itself as a “comedy AI.” “For the next hour,” the YouTube video’s description reads, “I’ll be doing … Read more

Kevin Hart Leads an Airplane Heist Action Comedy

Netflix has dropped the final Lift trailer for its forthcoming action comedy, which will start streaming on January 12. The video features Kevin Hart as he portrays an international heist mastermind who leads his crew to one of the most dangerous heists ever. Check out the Lift trailer below (watch more trailers): What to expect … Read more

Vertical acquires the U.S. rights to Chris Pine’s absurdist comedy and directorial debut

Vertical picks up the U.S. rights to Chris Pine’s feature directorial debut, Poolman, for a 2024 theatrical release. Grab your floaties and stay out of the deep end because Vertical has acquired the U.S. rights to AGC Studios‘ Poolman, the absurdist comedy, and Chris Pine’s directorial debut! The comedic caper premiered at the Toronto International Film … Read more

American Fiction Trailer Previews Jeffrey Wright-Led Comedy

A new American Fiction trailer is out from Orion and Amazon MGM Studios, previewing the upcoming Jeffrey Wright-led comedy film. The film, which had its world premiere at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival, follows Wright’s Thelonious ‘Monk’ Ellison, a respected author who creates a pseudonymous novel that embodies every Black cliché, and is shocked … Read more