Bill Maher, Wanda Sykes, Kathy Griffin, Anthony Jeselnik and Whitney Cummings are among the comics lined up to perform as part of the 10th annual New York Comedy Festival in November. Five-day fest…
Variety has been spotlighting up-and-coming comics for more than a decade. With this year's class, tales of debauchery in national parks, grunt work for Conan O'Brien and Looney Tunes erotica abound.
After three seasons of playing a chronic slacker on "Workaholics," Adam DeVine was hesitant about joining the cast of a cappella comedy "Pitch Perfect."
Comedy Central has given frosh programs “The Jeselnik Offensive” and “Nathan for You” second seasons. “Jeselnik Offensive” features Jeselnik's comedic, sardonic spin on must-see headlines. Show is…
Comedy Central has ordered a stand-up series from “Workaholics” Adam Devine, and plans to debut the eight-episode first run this fall. From Avalon TV, “Adam Devine's House Party” will spotlight 24 of…
With David Fincher still awaiting Steve Zaillian's script for "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" sequel, the helmer is looking to hoist his adaptation of Jules Verne's "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea"…
"The Host" star Boyd Holbrook, who played Kevin Costner's son in "Hatfields & McCoys" and was just named one of Variety's 10 Actors to Watch in 2012, is attached to topline the indie drama "Little…
Imagine spending a week shadowing Patricia Heaton on "The Middle," Fran Drescher on "Happily Divorced" or executive producer Jill Leiderman on "Jimmy Kimmel Live."
The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) has announced that Bob and Harvey Weinstein will be presented with the Chairman's Award at the GLSEN Respect Awards -- Los Angeles, which…
Sundance Selects has acquired all U.S rights to Ken Loach's "The Angels' Share" following its premiere in competition at Cannes.