Party Down, the very funny series that lasted two seasons, is coming back! That’s the good news. Now, for the murky news: it’s unclear which members of the original cast – Adam Scott, Ken Marino, Jane Lynch, Ryan Hansen, Martin Starr, Lizzy Caplan, and Megan Mullally – will be back. As of now, it sounds like none of them are locked down to return, and that makes this entire endeavor slightly suspect. But original creative team Rob Thomas, John Enbom, Paul Rudd, and Dan Etheridge are all back, and that’s a plus.
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HBO’s hit comedy series Silicon Valley is coming to an end this year with the sixth season. Not only is this the final season, but it’s also a bit of a shorter season with only seven episodes wrapping up the exploits of the tech company Pied Piper and the computer geniuses who founded it. Now the first Silicon Valley season 6 trailer has arrived, and it prominently features Richard Hendricks (Thomas Middleditch) testifying in front of the US Congress about the security of user data. And not unlike the real world instance of Mark Zuckerberg doing the same thing, it’s very cringeworthy. Read More »
Game of Thrones is back, but even those who are watching closely may have missed a couple of high-profile cameos in last night’s season premiere. Did you catch Martin Starr (Silicon Valley, Party Down, Freaks and Geeks) and Rob McElhenney (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) in small roles? Did you know Star Wars creator George Lucas visited the set during the filming of “Winterfell”? See all of that and more in a great new behind-the-scenes video, head inside the episode to get more insights from the showrunners, and re-watch that brand new title sequence below.
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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, find out how director Spike Jonze shot a music video with The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in a single shot. Plus, Game of Thrones director Alan Taylor breaks down Ned Stark’s final scene from all the way back in the first season of the HBO series, and watch the Freaks and Geeks mini-reunion panel from C2E2 in Chicago last weekend. Read More »
HBO’s tech comedy series Silicon Valley was already renewed for a sixth season back in April this year. However, the show was renewed alongside the freshman comedy series Barry, and both shows are executive produced by Alec Berg. That seems to have created a bit of a scheduling challenge, because now production on the Silicon Valley season 6 is being delayed until summer 2019 in order to allow Berg to finish up his work on the second season of Barry first. But there might be more to this story behind the scenes. Read More »
HBO knows you want more Barry and Silicon Valley, and they’re going to give it to you. The network has officially renewed the two comedy shows for another season.
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The Pied Piper gang is back, and they have a whole new slew of problems. One of which, amazingly, is a litter of puppies.
Silicon Valley season 5 marks a new era for the scrappy tech company. Pied Piper is finally expanding its legitimacy beyond its start-up roots, running into everything from increasingly hostile competition to puppy-related work accidents. But most notably, this will be the first season without T.J. Miller as Erlich Bachman.
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Here’s a stone cold fact: the cast of Spider-Man: Homecoming is stacked. It has Tom Holland, Robert Downey Jr., and Michael Keaton in lead roles, and a murderer’s row of supremely talented supporting cast members, including Marisa Tomei, Tony Revolori, Bokeem Woodbine, Kenneth Choi, and Donald Glover, to name a few. But one thing fans have been wondering for a while is just what the heck some of these supporting players are actually going to be doing in this movie. For many of them, information about their roles has been kept very hush-hush from the beginning.
Silicon Valley actor Martin Starr locked down a role in this movie almost a year ago, and now we finally have some details from the actor himself about the character he’ll be playing. Read on to discover more info on the Spider-Man: Homecoming Martin Starr role.
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After Her explored how artificial intelligence may become a new outlet for humans to find love, a new film that played at SXSW earlier this year feels like a kindred spirit. It’s one that’s a little more grounded in reality, but still uses technology as the catalyst for romantic confusion.
Operator follows Martin Starr as a software developer whose team is tasked with creating a new voice for a Siri-like program on a smartphone. After getting a nice, calm chat from his wife (Mae Whitman), he decides that she would make the perfect new voice. But then he starts preferring the company of her presence on the phone instead of her in real life.
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Posted on Thursday, June 16th, 2016 by Angie Han
Sony’s little corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is starting to fill up. Following Tuesday’s news that Donald Glover would be swinging by, Spider-Man: Homecoming has added two more supporting players. Logan Marshall-Green, best known for starring in Prometheus and for not being Tom Hardy, will join Michael Keaton on the side of evil. And Martin Starr of Silicon Valley has boarded in yet another mystery role.
Tom Holland leads the superhero adventure directed by Jon Watts (Cop Car). Read More »