The actor-writer-producer, who spent his underclassman years at the "U of A" on the short-lived but fondly remembered Apatow TV series "Freaks & Geeks" and "Undeclared," graduated to a supporting…
On the Emmy-winning Fox comedy "Arrested Development," the Canadian came to know critical success. With Sony's critically acclaimed hit "Superbad," he found broad commercial acceptance, too.
"Judd has been a very strong mentor to me," sums up 24-year-old Hill, who had a small role in the Apatow-directed "The 40-Year-Old-Virgin" before breaking out this year in the comedy guru's "Knocked…
When "Mr. Bean's Holiday" opened domestically in August, Atkinson's monosyllabic chap looked to be no match for the profanely verbal boys of "Superbad."
Allen remains a top name in family comedy, with "Wild Hogs" and "The Santa Clause 3" spinning off $253 million and $111 million respectively at the global box office.
James made a complete transition from television star to movie star this year as "The King of Queens" ended after more than 200 episodes, just before the summer release of his film "I Now Pronounce…
Variety called "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry" "relentlessly juvenile and awash in stereoptypes" -- and that was one of the nicer reviews.
After a spirited bidding battle, Graham King's GK Films has paid low six figures against seven figures to land screen rights to the story of Jim Keene, a convicted drug dealer who went undercover in…
Year to date, this career-character-thesp-turned-top-comic-actor hasn't had a huge presence in the marketplace. Call Reilly's appearance on this list a function of great odds. Queued up for a Dec. 21…
Fourteen years removed from his last "Look Who's Talking" gig, Travolta returned to laughs in March with Disney's "Wild Hogs," a midlife buddy comedy that surprised cast and crix alike with a $39.7…
"Love in the Time of Cholera" has been given a translation by helmer Mike Newell that's both too literal and too thorough.