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  • Simon Pegg's 'Anything' Goes To China's HuaHua and Yue Hua

    Simon Pegg comedy "Absolutely Anything" will get a release in China following an acquisition by HuaHua Media and Beijing YueHua Entertainment. The picture, which is currently in post-production, is represented by GFM Films. Kate Beckinsale, Rob Riggle...
  • Robin Williams death officially ruled a suicide

    Robin Williams death officially ruled a suicide
    The coroner in Marin County, Ca. has officially ruled Robin Williams' death a suicide by asphyxia due to hanging. There was no alcohol or illegal drugs involved, according to the statement released on Friday. Williams was found dead Aug. 11 at his...
  • Film Review: 'A Merry Friggin' Christmas'

    The makers of "A Merry Friggin' Christmas" sprung for the fancy wrapping but skimped on the gift inside. How else to explain the gathering of such a talented and likable cast in service of such undercooked, utterly laugh-free material? Of trivial interest...
  • 'Happy Days' Potsie Writes About His Friend Willie's Life-Saving Advice

    'Happy Days' Potsie Writes About His Friend Willie's Life-Saving Advice
    Actor, director, producer and writer Anson Williams is best known as the crush-worthy Potsie Weber from the iconic 1970s sitcom "Happy Days." But a less than happy childhood and a lack of self-esteem made his teen years difficult. And then came Willie...
  • A sneak peek at new movies during the holidays

    NOV. 5 Interstellar As mankind's time on Earth comes to an end, astronauts travel through a wormhole in search of a new home for humanity. With Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. Written by Jonathan Nolan and...
  • Allentown's Tim Heidecker in new Robin Williams film

    Allentown's Tim Heidecker in new Robin Williams film
    Allentown native Tim Heidecker is having a great year. He recently finished up a successful tour with comedy partner Eric Wareheim and completed "Entertainment," a 2015 movie about a washed-up comedian (Gregg Turkington) attempting to revive his career...
  • Standup Scene: Maria Bamford is riding her own kind of comic wave

    Standup Scene: Maria Bamford is riding her own kind of comic wave
    As soon as Maria Bamford bows and exits the stage at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago Thursday night where she is headlining, the stand-up comic veteran will — to use surfer language — “ride the wave.” That is to say that the joy...
  • Jay Leno Will Put Mark Twain Prize for Humor on His '55 Buick

    With a sincere thanks for "the greatest night of my life," comedian Jay Leno accepted the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for Humor Sunday in a rowdy affair that featured a parade of funny regulars from the "Tonight Show." As for his just-received...
  • 'Late Show With David Letterman' Cue Card Writer Fired After Assault

    A longtime "Late Show with David Letterman" cue card writer has been fired after physically assaulting a staff writer and insulting Letterman, according to the New York Post. 69-year-old Tony Mendez, who regular viewers may recognize from the...
  • Laugh Factory Owner Seeks Peace Through Humor With Comic Competition

    Jamie Masada garnered 15 more minutes of fame in August -- appearing on the "Today" show, CNN, etc. -- for a depressing reason: The death, premature and tragic, of Robin Williams, a comedian he had known for years. The toll of such events, coupled with...
  • Rudy Giuliani Slams Manuel Noriega's 'Call of Duty' Lawsuit in Court Hearing

    Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said that jailed former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's right of publicity lawsuit against Activision Blizzard for his depiction in a "Call of Duty" game is an "abomination" that threatened to stifle creative...