The raucously hilarious NBC comedy series 30 Rock has been off the air for six years now, but we almost returned to that absurd world created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock in the form of a spin-off that would have followed Alec Baldwin reprising his role as Jack Donaghy. Instead, what would have been a 30 Rock spin-off was retooled into an original show starring Ted Danson. Find out how this all came together below. Read More »
NBC just did something it’s never done before: the network gave a new comedy series starring Ted Denson and created by 30 Rock producers Tina Fey and Robert Carlock a straight-to-series order at the network, marking the first time it has ever done that with any series without seeing a pilot. So what’s the new Tina Fey show about? Find out below. Read More »
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 4 is dropping on Netflix very soon, but with a twist. Unlike previous seasons and most Netflix shows in general, Unbreakable Kimmy Scdmidt season 4 will be split into two parts. The first six episodes arrive in May, while the second half of the season will drop sometime later in 2018.
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If you haven’t taken the time to watch the first season of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt on Netflix, stop what you’re doing, take a few hours to binge through all 13 of the episodes, and then come back. Because today we have the first trailer for the second season of the comedy series from 30 Rock creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock.
Ellie Kemper is back as the young, clueless woman still adjusting to life in New York City after escaping the bunker of a wacky cult who had convinced her that the world had ended. This time Kimmy is on the hunt for a new job, maybe a new man, and still has plenty of new adventures with her roommate Titus (Tituss Burgess) and former employer turned peculiar friend Jacqueline (Jane Krakowski).
Watch the Unbrakable Kimmy Schmidt season 2 trailer after the jump. Read More »
Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, writing-directing pair that made Crazy, Stupid, Love, are just finishing the movie Focus at Warner Bros., with Will Smith and Margot Robbie starring. Once that gets all the way through post, the duo may have another film ready to move forward. They’ve just signed to direct Taliban Shuffle, based on the wartime memoir from journalist Kim Barker. And Tina Fey will star as Barker, and produce the film with Lorne Michaels. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, February 20th, 2014 by Angie Han
Between Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, and her Golden Globes hosting stints, Tina Fey‘s TV career is nothing short of stellar. But her track record with movies has been somewhat spottier. Sure, Mean Girls is a classic and Date Night wasn’t bad, but Baby Mama and Admission were both forgettable duds, and the jury’s still out on Muppets Most Wanted.
Thankfully, her newest role sounds fairly promising. Fey is attached to star in and produce Paramount’s The Taliban Shuffle, scripted by a 30 Rock writer, based on a journalist’s memoir of her time in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Hit the jump for more details on this latest gig.
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Before The Other Guys became a surprise $120 million hit, teaming up Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg seemed like a somewhat awkward proposition. After, though, it seems like a sure fire recipe for success. Warner Bros. thinks so at least as they’ve just bought a pitch for a film tentatively called Turkey Bowl, which will feature Wahlberg and Ferrell as rival football fans who compete in a neighborhood vs. neighborhood tackle game for bragging rights. We’ve got more details after the break. Read More »