Kevin Hart Quibi Series

Kevin Hart has always taken jabs for being a short guy, and that’s not going to stop anytime soon, especially now that he’s signing up to star in Die Hart, a new series on Quibi, the short-form streaming subscription service launching in April. Find out more about the Kevin Hart Quibi series below. Read More »

Son of Zorn details

Zorn himself made a surprise appearance at the Television Critics Association panel for Son of Zorn, the new comedy from producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller. Zorn is an animated character voiced by Jason Sudeikis, a barbarian warrior from the island of Zephyria who returns to the States to spend more time with his son Alan (Johnny Pemberton). Since the animated Zorn could not appear on stage, he called in with a cell phone video comparing critics to warriors like himself.

“Sure I defend Zephyria, but you guys defend the American public from accidentally tuning into a dumpster fire like Blood and Oil or Wicked City,” Zorn said.  Read More »

VOTD: Batman Garage Sale


Batman has succumb to the evil perils of Bernie Madoff, and is a little strapped for cash. So Adam West holds a yard sale outside of the Batcave so that he can buy a big beef and cheddar at Arbys. Check out the new Eric Appel-directed Funny of Die short after the jump.
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VOTD: Lindsay Lohan’s eHarmony Commercial

Written by Owen Burke, and directed by Eric Appel, Lindsay Lohan does a mock commercial for FunnyOrDie. I think you at least have to give herself credit for being able to make fun of herself… maybe… But there is something kinda sad about this…
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There is a lack of interesting movie news today, so I’m posting a second Video of the Day.

What if Hollywood decided to remake Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory as a horror film? Directed by Human Giant and Crank Yankers writer Eric Appel (who also did the Kevin Bacon reality prank show short BACON’D!, Clothes from the Future and Lex Luthor Needs a Bail Out) comes a horror thriller about a bunch of kids who find the Golden Ticket and win a horrifying trip to a factory of death. Gobstopper stars Christopher Lloyd as Wonka, Martha MacIsaac (Last House on the Left), Zach Gilford (Friday Night Lights), Paul Rust (Semi-Pro), Nicky Whelan (Neighbours), Paul Scheer (Human Giant), Wee Man (Jackass) and Little Jon. Watch the fake trailer after the jump. Thanks to /Film reader Dan E for the tip.

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Jon hamm lex luthor
How bad is the economy? Even Lex Luthor is asking for a bailout. Filmmaker Eric Appel‘s latest Funny or Die gem features Golden Globe-winning television actor Jon Hamm (Mad Men) as Lex Luthor, appealing for Lexcorp to be given a $100 billion bailout. And guess whose fault it was that Lexcorp fell into financial hardship? That’s right, Superman. Watch the video after the jump.
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VOTD: Clothes to the Future

/Film friend Paul Scheer goes Back to the Future to recapture the cool fashion trends of today in this funny short film “Clothes to the Future”. Directed by Human Giant and Crank Yankers writer Eric Appel (who also did the Kevin Bacon reality prank show short BACON’D!). Check it out after the jump.
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What if Kevin Bacon created a cheesy television hidden camera show ala Punk’d? It would look something like this. Written by Human Giant/Crank Yankers writer Eric Appel and starring Kevin Bacon, Funny Or Die takes aim at the prank/reality show genre with — BACON’D!
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