Plenty of industries are hurting because of the coronavirus pandemic, and that includes entertainment. But while movies and TV shows are starting to get back into production, live stand-up comedy shows are still mostly non-existent because gathering a bunch of people in a single room to open their mouths and guffaw incessantly isn’t the smartest movie when there’s a contagious virus kicking around. But Netflix recently put together a little video to hold us over with some of their biggest comedy stars.
Netflix asked comedian Neal Brennan to check in with some of his fellow comics like Adam Sandler, Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Tig Notaro, John Mulaney, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Tiffany Haddish, David Letterman, Wanda Sykes, Sarah Silverman, Steve Martin, and many more. Brennan wanted to provide some levity not just for the comedians stuck at home without an audience, but also for their fans who miss seeing the on stage, so he asks them all about their favorite jokes, comics, previous jobs, and more. Read More »
Sarah Silverman is getting animated once again.
The actress, who famously starred as Vanellope von Schweetz in Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph film franchise, has been cast as an ambitious elf in a new HBO Max series called Santa Inc., which also has Seth Rogen on board to voice jolly ol’ St. Nick himself. But Silverman’s character has her sights set on the Christmas throne: she wants to become the world’s first female Santa Claus. Read More »
In this edition of TV Bits:
- Sarah Silverman strikes a deal for a late-night series pilot and stand-up comedy special with HBO.
- Heather Graham joins The Stand.
- What We Do in the Shadows season 2 has started production.
- Stephen Colbert will host The Late Show until at least 2023.
- Kurt Sutter has bee fired for being a jerk.
- There will be a dramatic TV series based on Clueless for some reason.
- A TV adaptation of SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical will air on Nickelodeon.
- The Crown season 3 now has a regal poster.
- Bless the Harts renewed for a second season.
- High School Musical: The Musical: The Series has also been renewed for a second season.
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Every Disney princess deserves their big sweeping solo song, and in Ralph Breaks the Internet, Princess Vanellope (Sarah Silverman) got one — albeit an appropriately offbeat one. The young video game racer and quirky princess got her own solo song penned by the legendary Disney maestro Alan Menken in a song that is equal parts self-deprecating and inspirational, in the vein of both Wreck-It Ralph movies. But boy does Vanellope sing her little heart out about murderous street racing in the full “A Place Called Slaughter Race” sequence, which is now available to watch online.
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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, take a look back at some of the biggest disappointments from the Marvel Cinematic Universe after 10 years of movies. Plus, see if you can decipher a secret code found in the new making of Stranger Things book, and Ralph Breaks the Internet stars John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman answer the web’s most searched questions about them. Read More »
We’ve still got a little under two weeks until all the big Thanksgiving releases hit the big screen in time to pull families into theaters after stuffing themselves full of turkey and whatnot, but Disney isn’t holding back anything when it comes to making sure everyone knows their Wreck-It Ralph sequel is on the way.
Following the last Ralph Breaks the Internet clip introducing us to the new character Yesss, another clip has been released that shows us Gal Gadot in action as Shank, a street tough racer from the deadly video game Slaughter Race. Apparently Vanellope von Schweetz (Sarah Silverman) and Ralph (John C. Reilly) have taken something from her and she wants it back. So of course, a car chase ensues. Read More »
Do you love Wreck-It Ralph? Well, you’ll “heart” this new clip from the sequel. Disney has released a new Ralph Breaks the Internet clip which introduces Taraji P. Henson‘s internet-savvy character, Yesss, and marks the beginning of online ticket sales for the Disney animated comedy.
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This morning, a brand new trailer for Ralph Breaks the Internet arrived, showcasing even more footage from the parade of Disney intellectual property that the not-so-bad video game bad guy will encounter when he heads into the internet. That footage included the debut of some characters who we hadn’t yet seen, and thankfully, we know exactly who those characters are, and who will be voicing them. So let’s find out who else is in the Ralph Breaks the Internet cast. Read More »
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Disney is bringing their not-so-bad video game bad guy back to the big screen this fall.
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 brings back John C. Reilly as Wreck-It Ralph, the arcade game villain with a heart of gold, and he’s about to find out that there’s a whole world out there that he knows nothing about: the internet. When the arcade that Wreck-It Ralph calls home gets the internet, he and his little buddy Vanellope von Schweetz (Sarah Silverman) end up sucked into the world wide web. You can see how that goes in the new Wreck-It Ralph 2 trailer below. Read More »
With Incredibles 2 on the horizon, we’re going to see a lot of sneak peeks at upcoming animated fare, and since Pixar Animation is under the Disney banner, the House of Mouse isn’t going to miss out on an opportunity to promote another upcoming animated sequel.
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 doesn’t hit theaters until this fall, but it’s time for us to get another glimpse at the sequel that will take the video game bad guy whose not so bad into the scary world of the internet. Before a new trailer arrives on Monday, a new poster has arrived online showing us the world wide web in the form of a bright metropolis. Read More »