“Spy” director Paul Feig has been selected to receive CinemaCon’s Comedy Filmmaker of the Year award on April 23 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Feig previewed the Melissa McCarthy-Sandra Bullock…
Fox has tapped Paul Feig to produce, and possibly direct, an untitled comedy pitch from Melissa Stack. Fox-based Feig and Jessie Henderson are producing under their Feigco shingle. Stack will script…
20th Century Fox, Chernin Entertainment and Paul Feig have launched development of a comedy spinoff movie based on Feig’s summer comedy, “The Heat.” The untitled project will center around the…
Adding more fuel to the fire of based-on-actual-events dramas like History’s “Hatfields & McCoys” and AMC’s “Hell on Wheels,” Discovery Channel has teamed with the Emmy-winning Stephen David…
The Weinstein Co.’s “August: Osage County” had its world premiere Monday night at Roy Thomson Hall, the last of the big awards hopefuls to debut at Toronto. And the verdict: big thumbs up. The…
With the 38th Toronto Film Festival at the halfway point, Harvey Weinstein has raised hopes for a high-powered finish following his company's $7 million deal for writer-director John Carney's "Can a…
Pop star Robin Thicke won over the hipster crowd at the FXX launch party in Hollywood on Tuesday night with a high-energy (read: sweaty) set of his hits, other people’s hits and then the Big HIt of…
Melissa McCarthy may re-team with Paul Feig as a female spy in "Susan Cooper," Feig's follow-up to "The Heat. "
Inside these two overblown tentpoles are smaller, funnier movies struggling to get out.
When comedian Spoken Reasons (real name John Baker Jr.) found he wasn't landing any standup gigs, he took matters into his own hands, launching a YouTube channel.
Melissa McCarthy is the hottest name in comedy right now — even hotter than the boys. With Fox’s “The Heat” scoring an impressive $39 million Stateside debut this weekend, the comedic actress proved…
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