Even if you don’t watch Saturday Night Live, you probably know who Pete Davidson is. Be it from tabloid headlines, appearances in other media, or just general osmosis. But on the off chance that you don’t know who Pete Davidson is, this new King of Staten Island featurette might help. This behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming movie explains why Davidson’s own life story served as inspiration for the Judd Apatow movie, which is headed to VOD next month.
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Pete Davidson has always never been shy about sharing his personal issues and traumas. The Saturday Night Live comedian has spoken candidly about his firefighter father’s death during the September 11 attacks, and even joked about it in his stand-up. And now, he will be tackling those issues head-on in the Judd Apatow-directed comedy The King of Staten Island.
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The King of Staten Island, the latest from Judd Apatow, is heading straight to VOD. The Pete Davidson-starring film was still holding onto its June theatrical release date, but since there’s no sign that movie theaters will reopen by then, Universal made the decision to send the movie to digital. This might indicate a distinct shift in studio thinking, as up until now, many have held fast to the idea of eventual theatrical release for their major titles, delaying certain films by months, or even an entire year.
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Big Time Adolescence, the Pete Davidson movie which earned a positive reception at last year’s Sundance Film Festival, hits theaters today and was initially supposed to begin streaming on Hulu on March 20. But in a surprise move, the film is currently available to watch on that streaming service right now. It dropped a week early, presumably due to the coronavirus – but don’t expect big studio movies like Mulan or Black Widow to head straight to streaming in response to the pandemic. Read More »
After premiering at the Sundance Film Festival back in 2019, the indie coming of age comedy Big Time Adolescence starring Pete Davidson and Griffin Gluck is finally coming to select theaters and Hulu. It’s been a longer road than usual for the Sundance selected movie that received warm reviews early last year, but we’re glad it’s finally getting released next month. Watch the red band Big Time Adolescence trailer below. Read More »
We’re going to see even more of Pete Davidson than usual this year. On top of popping up in sketches on Saturday Night Live, the comedian will also be starring in The King of Staten Island, a movie inspired by his own life and directed by Judd Apatow. Plus, he has a supporting role in The Big Lebowski spin-off The Jesus Rolls, and the 2019 Sundance Film Festival movie Big Time Adolescence is slated to be released by Hulu/NEON in March. But we’ll get more of Pete Davidson before that thanks to his first Netflix stand-up special, Alive from New York, and you can watch the teaser for it below. Read More »
For months now, we’ve been slowly hearing about who would be part of the ensemble cast of The Suicide Squad. We don’t know if James Gunn‘s movie is a sequel or a reboot or something in between, but now we officially have the full roster for the cast straight from the director himself. Get the full list of The Suicide Squad cast below. Read More »
The casting for James Gunn‘s The Suicide Squad just gets more out-of-this-world with its latest recruit. Gunn’s follow-up to David Ayer’s 2016 Suicide Squad has tapped Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi in an undisclosed role. Potentially joining Capaldi in The Suicide Squad cast is a vastly different Pete: Saturday Night Live’s Pete Davidson is reportedly in talks to make a small cameo appearance as well.
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Dressing Funny features Tan France doing what he does best with some of the funniest people with projects on Netflix. John Muleny, Ali Wong, Nick Kroll, Pete Davidson, Tina Fey, and more all partake in some fashion fun with the Queer Eye guru, and you might be surprised how sexy things get. Watch the Dressing Funny trailer for more. Read More »
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