Posted on Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 by Fred Topel
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia returns for its 13th season to answer some cliffhangers. Dennis (Glenn Howerton) was moving to North Dakota to be with his son, and Charlie (Charlie Day) and the Waitress (Mary Elizabeth Ellis) were going to try to have a baby.
With Howerton’s involvement still ambiguous (one episode features a lifelike Dennis sex doll prominently), only two of the original Sunny creators were available for interviews at TCA. Charlie Day and Rob McElhenney spoke with /Film about the upcoming season.
Episodes previewed for press include the season premiere set in an escape room (with guest star Mindy Kaling), the sex doll episode, and one in which Mac comes out. Day and McElhenney told us more, and also speculated on the gang’s political preferences. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia returns tonight on FXX.
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In this edition of TV Bits:
- Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day plan a new series at Apple
- Watch a teaser for the new Kim Possible live-action movie
- Shooter is canceled, but might not be entirely dead
- Find out what Lost creator Carlton Cuse thinks about a reboot
- Get ready for another Chicago Fire, Chicago PD and Chicago Med crossover
- Find out what Nikolaj Coster-Waldau thinks of the Game of Thrones finale
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In the summer of 2015, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia co-creator and star Rob McElhenney was announced as the director of a feature-length Minecraft movie based on the mega-popular video game. The film was supposed to come out next summer, but now that seems to be in jeopardy – McElhenney is no longer on board, and the project has just hired the same writing team that’s currently attached to the long-in-the-works Masters of the Universe movie. Read More »
Early next year, we return to the city of brotherly love to see what kind of shenanigans the crew of Paddy’s Pub will be up to when the 12th season of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia premieres on FXX. It’s crazy to think that the series has been running this long, and it even has an order for its 13th and 14th seasons already placed. And if this new trailer for this season is an indicator, things are only going to get more out of hand.
A red-band It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia season 12 trailer has just popped up online, and it’s far more raunchy than anything we’ve seen from Glenn Howerton, Charlie Day, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson and Danny DeVito. I’m talking about words that you normally don’t hear on cable channels other than HBO, Cinemax and Showtime, plus a couple of dildos, some discussion of being paid for sex and much more.
See all the madness below, but beware that the language is totally NSFW. Read More »
The Office/40 Year Old Virgin star Steve Carell is in talks to join Warner Bros’ upcoming big-screen adaptation of the video game Minecraft. Hit the jump to learn more about the Steve Carell Minecraft casting.
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Jon Spaihts (Passengers) recently wrote a draft of director Rob McElhenney‘s (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) Minecraft, a live-action adventure film based on the game that allows players to build, explore worlds, and fight monsters. Now, a new draft of the script is coming from screenwriter Jason Fuchs (Pan). Fuchs wrote drafts of Wonder Woman and Lobo, so he’s no stranger to working on large-scale Warner Bros. projects.
Below, learn more about the new Minecraft screenwriter.
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The 11th season of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia just came to a close in March with a two-part finale that saw the gang stranded on a Christian cruise liner. A 12th season of the comedy series that began on FX and moved to the recently created sister channel FXX has already been ordered, but that hasn’t stopped the network from ordering a 13th and 14th season.
Not only is that good news for fans of the Paddy’s Pub crew that consists of Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, Kaitlin Olson, Glenn Howerton and Danny DeVito, but the It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia renewal also puts the show in TV history record books. Find out how below. Read More »
I don’t think anyone would have said there was much of a link between the show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and the video game Minecraft, but Always Sunny star and co-creator Rob McElhenney has just built a bridge between them. He’ll direct the Warner Bros. film based on the insanely popular world-building video game. Read More »
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Out of all the words in that headline, it’s “Legendary Pictures” that should grab your attention. Sure you know Rob McElhenney. He’s the co-writer, co-star and co-creator of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. And Figment, well, that could be anything. But “Legendary Pictures” has a certain connotation. They make big tentpole movies, so it’s very intriguing to hear that McElhenney has signed a deal to write and direct his feature debut with the company. What’s even better is that Figment is a big family adventure. Read more below. Read More »
Wow, what in the hell was that? The third episode in the new season of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia just concluded on FX on the East Coast, and there are already viewer grumblings over what appeared to be blanket-style, integrated product placement. During the second half of the ep, entitled “The Great Recession,” I wondered if I was watching an experimental commercial starring Rob McElhenney and Glen Howerton, with an actual, traditional, (and umm, funny?) new ep to follow. I wasn’t. Compared to the backlash 30 Rock received last season for “witty” integration—which I wrote about (and against) on /Film and was later referenced by Tina Fey and Co. in an ep—I expect Sunny fans to be far more vocal come tomorrow. If you’re one of them, what did you think? Also, I’m going to make a personal policy not to mention the companies involved by name below, because bad press is definitely good press for them in these situations.
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