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The Office’s Paul Lieberstein making new workplace comedy

Paul Lieberstein (Roy Rochlin/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival), Ken Jeong (MICHAEL TRAN/AFP via Getty Images), Jason Alexander (David Livingston/Getty Images), Leslie Jones (LISA O’CONNOR/AFP via Getty Images), Oscar Nunez (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images), Milana Vayntrub (Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for ReedPOP)Image: The AV Club A lot of writers are taught to “write what you know,” the …

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Soldier Boy stars in the new trailer for season three of The Boys

The first teaser for season three of Amazon Prime Videos deconstructionist superhero series The Boys was based around the shocking reveal of Karl Urban’s Billy Butcher suddenly having Homelander-style eye lasers—plus some quick cuts of extreme violence and weird The Boys shenanigans—but this new trailer is finally digging into some explanations for what’s going on. …

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David Cronenberg thinks Netflix is ​​”very conservative”

Photo: Vittorio Zunino Celotto (Getty Images) On the eve of the Cannes Film Festival, director David Cronenberg sat down with Variety to discuss his latest film, Crimes Of The Future, and the difficulty of financing independent cinema in the modern age. When Cronenberg was kickstarting his career in the mid-70s, the Canadian government was helping …

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Yasmin Finney joins Doctor Who as the new Rose Tyler

Yasmin FinneyPhoto: Kate Green (Getty Images) Just when we though we had a grasp on what old/new showrunner Russell T. Davies was planning with his return to Doctor Who–a new Doctorsome returning favorites potentially opening the door for more returning favorites — he’s gone ahead and thrown a sonic screwdriver into the machinery. As reported …

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Jerry Bruckheimer Teases Margot Robbie’s Pirates Of The Caribbean Movie

Margot Robbiephoto† Arnold Jerockic †Getty Images† Margot Robbie is still set to sail the seven seas, according to Pirates Of The Caribbean producer Jerry Bruckheimer. Robbie’s pirates project (another collaboration with Birds Of Prey scribe Christina Hodson) was first announced back in 2020, but there’s been few updates since then. In an interview with The …

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Michelle Yeoh teased Jackie Chan for turning down Everything Everywhere All At Once

Michelle YeohPhoto: Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images) Though it seems like no one else would be fit for the lead role of Evelyn Wang in Everything Everywhere All At Once besides the inimitable Michelle Yeoh, director duo the Daniels originally wanted Jackie Chan as the star of the film. The two even flew to China in …

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Toddler or long-term boyfriend? SNL sketch says you be the judge

Photo: NBC/Saturday Night Live On this week’s episode of Saturday Night Live (hosted by Selena Gomez), the show did a solid takeoff on the Netflix reality show “Old Enough,” in which Japanese parents leave their toddlers alone in public to do errands for the very first time, while followed by a camera crew. Yes, this …

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Kendrick Lamar and cars both go flying in new video for “N95”

The promotional push for mr. Morale And The Big SteppersKendrick Lamar’s first (non-soundtrack) album in five years, continues apace this weekend, with Lamar releasing an intense new video for “N95today. The song, the second track on the first volume of the new album, seems to be all about reflecting on the weird places our culture …

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Married…With Children coming back as an animated show for some damn reason

Ed O’Neill and Katey Sagalphoto† Fox Broadcasting/Courtesy of Getty Images Married…With Children always has occupied a sort of weird place in the cultural landscape—too crass to be categorized with your roseannes in the “blue collar sitcom masterpiece” bucket, but too filled with undeniable comedy talent (and too straight-up successful) to summarily dismiss. Despite running for …

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Norm Macdonald’s final comedy special is coming to Netflix

Rob Schneider and Norm McDonald in 2015photo† Kevin Winter †Getty Images† the late Norm Macdonald’s Final Comedy special, titled Nothing Specialwill premiere on Netflix at the end of this month. According to Netflix, as reported by variety, Macdonald recorded the special in the summer of 2020 during the pandemic lockdown. Macdonald self-taped the hour-long set …

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