Emmy episode analysis: Phylicia Rashad (‘This is Us’) is hoping to win her first trophy for ‘Our Little Island Girl’

Television, film and Broadway star Phylicia Rashad has been a celebrated actress in Hollywood for more than 40 years following her screen debut as Ventita Ray in the 1976 TV series “Delvecchio.” Now, ...

Film Review: ‘Ode to Joy’

Film Review: ‘Ode to Joy’ Contrary to popular belief that insists upon their demise, first-rate romantic comedies are still alive and well. Sadly, Jason Winer’s perplexing farce “Ode to Joy” — on the misadventures of a tedious ...

Flashback: Bobby Brown Takes Control With ‘On Our Own’ From ‘Ghostbusters 2’

Flashback: Bobby Brown Takes Control With ‘On Our Own’ From ‘Ghostbusters 2’ Cramming the plot of Ghostbusters 2 into a four-minute pop song is no easy task, but Bobby Brown handled it with tremendous skill on his New Jack Swing masterpiece “On Our Own,” which peaked at Number ...

Martin Freeman has a bit of a problem with narcolepsy in trailer for ‘Ode To Joy’

IFC Films has released a trailer for the upcoming comedy ‘Ode To Joy’ starring Martin Freeman and Morena Baccari. Directed by Jason Winer from a screenplay by Max Werner, the film also stars Melissa ...

Martin Freeman and Morena Baccarin star in trailer for Ode to Joy

Ahead of its release next month, a poster and trailer have arrived online for IFC Films’ upcoming comedy Ode to Joy which stars Martin Freeman as Charlie, a man who has to decide whether or not to ...

First Trailer for 'Ode to Joy' with Martin Freeman & Morena Baccarin

"She's everything I've ever avoided... I'm drawn to her like a moth!" IFC Films has debuted the first trailer for an indie romantic comedy titled Ode to Joy, the latest feature made by producer / ...

Dan Aykroyd movies: 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Ghostbusters,’ ‘The Blues Brothers,’ ‘Driving Miss Daisy’

Dan Aykroyd movies: 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Ghostbusters,’ ‘The Blues Brothers,’ ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ On July 1, 2019, actor and comedian Dan Aykroyd will celebrate his 67th birthday as his native Canada celebrates its 152nd. The actor has had a long and steady career ever since he first began doing ...

Dan Aykroyd movies: 15 greatest films ranked from worst to best

Dan Aykroyd movies: 15 greatest films ranked from worst to best On July 1, 2019, actor and comedian Dan Aykroyd will celebrate his 67th birthday. The actor has had a long and steady career ever since he first began doing improvisational comedy with the famed ...

‘The Peanut Butter Falcon,’ ‘For Sama’ Win Top Awards at Nantucket Film Festival

‘The Peanut Butter Falcon,’ ‘For Sama’ Win Top Awards at Nantucket Film Festival Nantucket, Mass. — Adventure drama “The Peanut Butter Falcon” and Syria documentary “For Sama” emerged as the top winners at the 24th annual Nantucket Film Festival. The festival, which concludes ...

‘Saturday Night Live’ as Springboard: Nantucket Fest Salutes Women of NBC Late-Night Institution

‘Saturday Night Live’ as Springboard: Nantucket Fest Salutes Women of NBC Late-Night Institution When Jane Curtin began her run as an original member of the Not Ready for Primetime Players on the storied first five seasons of “Saturday Night Live,” it was not unheard of for women working on the ...

Jane Curtin on 'SNL' Sexism and That Infamous "Ignorant Slut" Line

Jane Curtin on 'SNL' Sexism and That Infamous If any comedian has a knowing take on the offenses of the industry, it's Jane Curtin. She was part of the 1975 freshman class of Saturday Night Live, awash in drugs and misogyny. (Her "Weekend Update" ...

10 Stars You Forgot Appeared On 3rd Rock From The Sun

3rd Rock in the Sun is an NBC sitcom that premiered in 1996 and aired until 2001. It starred John Lithgow, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston, and French Stewart as the Solomon ...

ABC Orders 50 Cent Prison Drama, Will Sasso Sitcom to Series

ABC has picked up two more pilots to series: 50 Cent-drama “For Life” and the Will Sasso-starring sitcom “United We Fall.” “For Life” is a fictional serialized legal and family drama inspired by the ...

Hank Steinberg/50 Cent Drama ‘For Life’ & ‘United We Fall’ Comedy Get ABC Series Orders

ABC has picked up an additional drama and comedy series for the 2019-2020 season. The network has ordered hourlong legal drama For Life (fka Hank Steinberg/Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson Project) and ...

ABC Orders 50 Cent-Produced Legal Drama ‘For Life,’ Multi-Cam ‘United We Fall’ to Series

ABC has expanded its series pick ups for the 2019-2020 season with orders for a half-hour comedy, “United We Fall,” and an hour-long drama, “For Life.” The latter hails from “Without A Trace” creator ...

Nantucket Film Festival to Honor 'SNL' Writers, Performers in All-Female Screenwriters Tribute

Nantucket Film Festival to Honor 'SNL' Writers, Performers in All-Female Screenwriters Tribute The Nantucket Film Festival on Wednesday announced an all-female slate of honorees and focus for its 2019 Screenwriters Tribute. The fest will honor Saturday Night Live writers and performers Jane ...

TV Pilot Season 2019: TheWrap’s Complete Guide

It’s pilot season — when broadcast networks decide which of dozens of prospective shows should become full-fledged series. TheWrap’s complete network pilot guide will keep you up to speed on the ...

Will Sasso & Christina Vidal To Star In ‘United We Fall’ ABC Comedy Pilot

Will Sasso & Christina Vidal To Star In ‘United We Fall’ ABC Comedy Pilot Exclusive: Loudermilk‘s Will Sasso and Christina Vidal (Training Day) are set as leads opposite Jane Curtin in United We Fall, ABC’s multicamera family comedy from Making History creator Julius ...

ABC Pilots ‘United We Fall’, ‘Stumptown’, ‘Baker & The Beauty’ & Leslie Odom Jr. Comedy Add To Cast

ABC Pilots ‘United We Fall’, ‘Stumptown’, ‘Baker & The Beauty’ & Leslie Odom Jr. Comedy Add To Cast Jason Michael Snow (Black Monday) is set as a series regular opposite Jane Curtin in United We Fall, ABC’s multicamera family comedy from Making History creator Julius Sharpe, Seth Gordon, Sony ...

Pilot Castings: Fran Drescher's NBC Comedy, Dynasty Vet to ABC and More

Pilot Castings: Fran Drescher's NBC Comedy, Dynasty Vet to ABC and More After looking after three kids as The Nanny, Fran Drescher is now the one in need of taking care of: The actress will co-star in the NBC comedy pilot Uninsured, our sister site Variety reports. In ...

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