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Rob Riggle

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  • Joss Whedon, Courteney Cox, Katie Holmes, 'Zombeavers' and Bronies Round Out the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival Slate

    The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival has filled out its 2014 feature slate with a starry Spotlight section as well as midnight and special screenings, a group that taken together includes a new movie written by Joss Whedon, the directorial debut of Courteney...
  • James Franco On The Allure Of Super Bowl Ads

    As an actor, James Franco has developed a reputation as someone who likes to mix things up: A feature film here, a soap opera there. And elsewhere, he has taught classes on filmmaking. This Sunday, however, he will be the star of a 90-second Ford...
  • NBCSN, NHL Tap Bobby Farrelly To Hype Hockey

    To promote its "Thanksgiving Showdown" hockey broadcast between the New York Rangers and the Boston Bruins, NBC Sports Network is making use of a talented movie director who knows a thing or two about slapstick. Bobby Farrelly, one half of the famous...
  • Has 'The Daily Show' Bumped 'SNL' as TV's Premiere Comedy Launchpad?

    Has "The Daily Show" supplanted "Saturday Night Live" as a launching pad for modern comedy talent? It's a judgment call, but in light of the latest budding star to break out of the former, a barroom debate well worth having. Word that John Oliver has...
  • Universal Slots 'Dumb and Dumber To' for Nov. 14, 2014

    Mirroring Paramount's fourth-quarter dating of "Anchorman: The Legend Continues," Universal has slotted its comedy sequel "Dumb and Dumber To" for a wide release on Nov. 14, 2014. The pre-Thanksgiving slot positions the film prior to the holidays as a...
  • John Oliver signs off as 'Daily Show' host

    John Oliver signs off as 'Daily Show' host
    John Oliver wrapped up his summer-long stint as temporary host of “The Daily Show” on Thursday night, a three-month period which, contrary to conventional wisdom, has been remarkably busy on the news front. Oliver made his debut the very day...
  • 'Modern Family' Spinoff Being Considered by ABC

    ABC is eying a spinoff for its hit comedy "Modern Family," Variety has confirmed. Deadline broke word of the spinoff earlier today. Though in preliminary stages, ideas being tossed around for the spinoff include a project based on Rob Riggle's...
  • Can Gil Thorpe of 'Modern Family' Help Gil Thorp on the Funnies Page?

    If and when Gil Thorpe, the antagonistic pickle-dispensing realtor from "Modern Family," gets a show of his own, there's another character who might like to have a chat. His name? Gil Thorp. Gil Thorpe has been around for just four or so TV seasons. He's...
  • Courteney Cox Making Feature Directorial Debut

    Courteney Cox has come on board to direct indie drama "Hello I Must Be Going," starring Seann William Scott, Kate Walsh, Rob Riggle and Kyle Galliner. Cox is producing with Cabriel Cowan and John Suits of New Artists Allinace and David Arquette and...
  • Hanks' lapel pin explained: Hollywood unveils 'Got Your Six' campaign

     
    The full story behind Tom Hanks' quixotic Oscar night accessory -- a simple numeral 6 pin on his left lapel -- was finally revealed today to be an ambitious entertainment industry program aimed at helping U.S. military veterans. The "Got......
  • Change of lineup on Fox NFL Sunday; Riggle in, Caliendo out

     
    Fox sent out a release on Sunday announcing that Rob Riggle has replaced impersonator Frank Caliendo as the funny man on Fox's NFL pregame show that will still feature Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, Michael Strahan, Jimmy Johnson and host Curt Menefee. The...