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Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Dan Mazer’s romantic comedy “I Give It a Year,” two weeks after its U.S. premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival. The British movie is produced…
Skillfully customizing a traditional chassis and then souping it up with bawdy, "Bridesmaids"-style humor, "I Give It a Year" is a racy British laffer that updates shingle Working Title's…
An appalling misfire that tries and fails to evoke the anything-goes spirit of such '70s sketch-comedy concoctions as "The Groove Tube" and "Kentucky Fried Movie."
After 15 years in showbiz, Marc Maron hadn't yet found his launchpad until he started podcast "WTF" in his garage in 2009, inviting fellow comedians to talk about anything.
HBO has renewed "The Ricky Gervais Show" for a third season.
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, creators of "The Office" and "Extras," are collaborating on new laffer "Life's Too Short" featuring Warwick Davis, the 3ft 6in thesp familiar to film fans from…
Ricky Gervais is back in business at HBO, which has just ordered an animated series based on his popular series of podcasts.
HBO's monochromatic all-Hollywood spectrum of comedies has indulged in up-and-comers ("Entourage") and has-beens ("The Comeback") before reaching into the hasn't-been bin to deliver "Extras," the pay…