The most unlikely of couples, nice guy Gus and crazy lady Mickey are still giving it a shot. When Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s Willow said, ‘Love makes you do the wacky,’ she could have been speaking about these two (which would have made her clairvoyant, but that not this story).
The point is that if you love odd couples, Mickey and Gus are on one of the oddest and most oddly endearing – as the season two trailer will confirm.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Season Two of Netflix’s Love premieres on March 10th.
The latest target for Judd Apatow is overly full-of-themselves popstars in Popstar – the story of the latest popstar savior of the music business, Connor4Real.
Oversized entourage? Check! Over-inflated ego? Check! Overly ambitious manager? Check! Incredible cast? (Seriously: Andy Samberg, Sarah Silverman, Time, Meadows, May Rudolph, plus quantities of big names in the music industry) Check!
Created, written, directing and starring various configurations of comedy collective The Lonely Island (Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone), Popstar premieres on June 3rd. Check out the trailer after the break.
Amy Schumer is making the jump from stand up comic and star of her own sketch comedy show to movie star – and in Judd Apatow’s fifth movie as a director, no less.
Trainwreck is about a woman whose take on relationships is based on her father’s words, ‘Monogamy isn’t realistic.’ (To be fair, he’d just gone through a painful divorce at the time.) Twenty-three years, Amy has a great job at a men’s magazine and a bunch of great friends. Then she’s assigned to interview a certain sports doctor…
Check out the first trailer after the jump. Trainwreck will be in theaters on July 17th.
When The Simpsons return after the New Year (Fox, Sunday, Jan.5, 8/7C), the show will feature a host of guest stars including: Paul Rudd, Seth Rogen, Judd Apatow, Leslie Mann, Channing Tatum, Will Arnett and Rob Halford. The episode, Steal This Episode, finds Bart teaching Homer ho9w to download movies illegally after he’s banned from Springifeld’s movie theaters.
Check out the press release, after the jump, for more details
Produced by Judd Apatow [him again?], Lena Dunham’s comedy series Girls [premiereing this Sunday at 10:30/9:30C] is lining up some pretty special critical acclaim. Check out a couple of interviews with cast members – and two extended trailers – after the jump.
After he loses his job, George and his wife Linda must moves from NYC to live with his brother in Atlanta. But on their drive south, they discover a commune right out of the 1960s. Deciding to leave the rat race behind, George and Linda give the commune life a try in WANDERLUST.
I think I laughed maybe twice over the course of the two trailers for Bridesmaids. Despite this, I decided that I would check out the film for a couple of reasons – the producing directing team of Judd Apatow and Paul Feig, and the combination of Kristen Wiig, Rose Byrne and Melissa McCarthy. It didn’t hurt that Wiig also co-wrote the film. The result is about 75% hilarious and 50% cringeworthy [there’s a 25% overlap…].