macgruber TV series peacock

Will Forte‘s comedic action hero character, who originated in a Saturday Night Live sketch, got his own movie in 2010 – a film which performed abysmally at the box office, but quickly earned cult status. Now, more than 10 years later, MacGruber is coming back to the small screen in a Peacock streaming series. And Forte has shared a new photo of the core trio of actors to prove that this whole revival isn’t just some kind of elaborate joke.
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MacGruber TV Series Speech

If there’s one thing we’re looking forward to on Peacock, it’s the forthcoming MacGruber TV series, based on the (truly incredible) feature film comedy of the same name, which was in turn based on the Saturday Night Live sketch parody of MacGyver. We’ve yet to see any photos or footage from the show, but during an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers last week, star and executive producer Will Forte read an absurd and hilarious speech from the series about why his team’s latest mission is so important. It’ll be the best thing you watch all day. Read More »

America: The Motion Picture Trailer

Since we’ll be returning to a relatively normal summer routine this year as the coronavirus pandemic winds down, there’s no better time to celebrate the United States of America. Netflix has just the ticket to usher in our renewed Independence Day celebrations with the outlandish new animated movie America: The Motion Picture.

Touting the untold, historically accurate, real story of America, this new movie from producers Phil Lord & Chris Miller takes the story of the Founding Fathers and turns it into a blockbuster superhero extravaganza with its tongue firmly in cheek. Watch the America: The Motion Picture trailer below for a taste of this complete madness. Read More »

The Great North Teaser Trailer

If you’re a fan of Bob’s Burgers, then you’ll probably be interested in the first look at creator Loren Bouchard‘s new animated The Great North. Coming to FOX early next year, the new family comedy follows Nick Offerman as a single father living in Alaska as he tries to keep his oddball kids close to him. The first teaser trailer has arrived to give us a sneak peek at the series, and it looks like it could be a new hit for FOX. Read More »

MacGruber Series Ordered

The game has changed. But the players are the same. MacGruber is officially coming back as a TV series exclusively on NBCUniversal’s streaming service Peacock. The series was said to be in development back in January, and now it’s officially been given a series order. Read More »

Scoob! Bloopers

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, watch some recording bloopers featuring the voice cast of Scoob!, the latest big screen Scooby-Doo adaptation from Warner Bros. Animation. Plus, go behind the scenes of Hulu’s new animated series Solar Opposites from the co-creator and writer and Rick and Morty, and learn some British slang from comedian Ricky Gervais. Read More »

Motion Capture Characters

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, see what the motion capture performances looked like behind the scenes of movies like Beauty and the Beast, the Shape of Water, Call of the Wild, and more. Plus, watch a gag reel of some movie mistakes from the set of Netflix’s new comedy The Wrong Missy, and listen as Scoob! and The Willoughbys star Will Forte improvises some voices for cartoon characters he’s seeing for the first time. Read More »

The Willoughbys Featurette

Since Netflix isn’t always the best at marketing their new movies and TV shows within their own apps, you might not have realized that their new original animated movie The Willoughbys is already available to watch. But maybe you’re not quite sure if you want to check out the adaptation of the children’s book of the same name by Newberry Award-winning author Lois Lowry, a new featurette and clip show off the quirky family with a great voice cast, including Ricky Gervais as a narrating cat. Read More »

The Willoughbys Clip

Last year, Netflix delivered quite the charming and touching animated Christmas movie with Klaus. This year, they’re digging into animation again, this time with the promising quirky comedy The Willoughbys, based on the children’s book of the same name by Newberry Award-winning author Lois Lowry.

If this is your first time hearing about The Willoughbys, whether in the form of a book or an animated feature film, don’t worry. Netflix has released a The Willoughbys clip featuring Ricky Gervais as the voice of a cat who seems to be well-versed on the titular family. In the clip, he explains the long legacy of the family, including their impressive facial hair, before giving us a rundown of the kids the story focuses on. Read More »

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MacGruber update

Let’s start with this: a MacGruber TV series still has not officially been given a greenlight. But Will Forte, who originated the MacGuyver-inspired character on Saturday Night Live and reprised the role in the 2010 feature film, says that development is continuing on schedule, and the scripts for the eight-episode TV season are nearly complete. Read More »