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Here's the First Trailer for Fox's 'Golan the Insatiable' Starring Aubrey Plaza and Rob Riggle

Former ADHD series Golan the Insatiable is headed to primetime Fox later this month, and the network recently released the first trailer. Starring Aubrey Plaza and Rob Riggle as an unlikely pair of new friends, Golan is also set to feature the voice talents of Ken Marino, John DiMaggio, Maria Bamford, Rachel Butera, and Nick Rutherford. The show premieres on Fox Sunday, May 31st at 9:30pm.

Watch the Trailer for Lifetime's Grumpy Cat Movie Starring the Voice of Aubrey Plaza

Back in September it was announced that Parks and Rec star Aubrey Plaza had been cast as the voice of Grumpy Cat in an upcoming Christmas film for Lifetime, and the network released the first trailer over the weekend. Does Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever look like an excellent film that will become a timeless holiday classic? Not exactly. Has Aubrey Plaza mastered the art of embodying a cat who is at worst grumpy and at best completely apathetic to the world around her? Absolutely.

Aubrey Plaza Is a Sassy Zombie Teen in the 'Life After Beth' Trailer

Here's the trailer for Life After Beth, a teen zombie comedy starring Aubrey Plaza and written and directed by I Heart Huckabees co-writer Jeff Baena. It looks like a fun and fresh take on a what's become a relatively overdone genre. It also stars Dane DeHaan, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Paul Reiser, Matthew Gray Gubler, and Anna Kendrick and it's out on August 15th.

Aubrey Plaza to Play the Female Lead in Hal Hartley's 'Ned Rifle'

Parks and Recreation star Aubrey Plaza has booked her next movie role. She'll be playing the female lead in Ned Rifle, the long-awaited dark comedy from writer/director Hal Hartley, Variety reports. Ned Rifle is the third and final chapter in Hartley's Henry Fool trilogy, which began with 1997's Henry Fool and continued with 2007's Fay Grim. The movie was funded by a Kickstarter campaign last year.

Here's Hartley describing the plot:

In this swiftly paced conclusion, Henry and Fay's son, Ned, played by Liam Aiken, turns 18 and leaves a witness protection program. ("Rifle" is his maternal grandmother's maiden name—he's incognito). His mom has spent the last [...]

Watch Billy Eichner, Fred Armisen, and Aubrey Plaza Talk Comedy As Art

Funny or Die's John Ramsey sat down with Billy Eichner, Fred Armisen, and Aubrey Plaza at the recent New Yorker Festival to talk about, or more accurately, around the idea of whether comedy is art. In this case, almost certainly.

Aubrey Plaza and David Letterman Make Some Wild Wild West Trip Plans

Aubrey Plaza was a guest on last night's Late Show, where she and Letterman discussed their lack of plans for after their respective shows end, Plaza's upcoming film with Robert De Niro, and her recent Super Bowl "anti-commercial" for Newcastle Brown Ale that she was cast in, in her words, "because I actually don't care."

Aubrey Plaza Insists She's Not Always Mocking People

"I think it’s just the tone of my voice that throws people off. Zooey Deschanel recently told me, 'Everything that you say to someone sounds like you’re mocking them.' I was like, 'But I’m not.' And she was like, 'Even when you just said that, it sounded like you were mocking me.'"

Aubrey Plaza talks about her voice, being in a constant state of sarcasm, and her latest film projects in a new interview with NY Times Magazine.

Aubrey Plaza and Max Greenfield Get Serious in the 'About Alex' Trailer

Here's the trailer for About Alex, a new comedy-drama about a group of 20something friends who reunited for a weekend after one of them attempts suicide. Written and directed by Parenthood writer Jesse Zwick , About Alex boasts an ensemble cast that features Aubrey Plaza, Max Greenfield, and some non-comedy people too. The movie hits theaters on August 8th.

Aubrey Plaza Vows to Force the 'Parks and Rec' Writers to Make Her Character Have a Child

Parks and Recreation's writers have always been good about keeping their characters moving and constantly having major changes occur in their lives, and Aubrey Plaza wants a big change for her character. When asked what will happen to her character in the show's recently-announced seventh season, Plaza tells Vulture:

"I’ve been saying this for two seasons now: If they don’t put a baby inside of me, I’m going to put one in myself, literally, so that they’re forced to write it on to the show! I declare. I just think the idea of her and Andy having quintuplets or something would be pretty hilarious. But I have [...]

Aziz Ansari, Christopher Guest, Aubrey Plaza, and More to Appear at New Yorker Fest 2013

The New Yorker just announced the lineup for the 2013 New Yorker Festival, and there's plenty of stuff for comedy fans. The event, which is held from October 4th-6th in, um, New York, will feature an advance screening of Aziz Ansari's new hour special Buried Alive followed by a conversation between Ansari and New Yorker writer Andy Borowitz, a Funny or Die sketch show hosted by Billy Eichner, a panel on television and politics with Armando Iannucci, W. Kamau Bell and some non-comedy people; and a panel on improvisation with Christopher Guest, Aubrey Plaza, Horatio Sanz, and Rachel Dratch. Head on over to the official website for ticket [...]

Aubrey Plaza Cast in Zac Efron/Robert De Niro Comedy 'Dirty Grandpa'

Parks and Rec star Aubrey Plaza just landed a big screen role opposite soon-to-be legendary comedy team Zac Efron and Robert De Niro. Deadline reports that Plaza has been cast in Dirty Grandpa, which follows Efron as an "uptight twenty-something who embarks on a road trip before his wedding to bond with his recently widowed grandfather (De Niro) only to find that his grandpa is a foul-mouthed lunatic on a mission to get laid during Spring Break." Plaza will play Lenore, "a savvy, beguiling party girl looking for fun on Spring Break." Zoey Deutch and Dermot Mulroney also appear in the film, which is slated for a release [...]

Aubrey Plaza Is Armed and Dangerous in the Teaser for Hal Hartley's 'Ned Rifle'

Back in March it was announced that Aubrey Plaza had signed on to star in Hal Hartley's new film Ned Rifle, and the first teaser trailer dropped today. The film also stars Liam Aiken, Parker Posey, James Urbaniak, and Thomas Jay Ryan and is set to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival later this year.

Watch Aubrey Plaza, Keith Powell, and More Expose the Dark Truth Behind Ring Pop

Sure, those '90s Ring Pop commercials painted a fun and carefree world for kids everywhere, but what was really happening in the lives of the happy ring-sucking bands of friends in the ads? The newest Funny or Die video featuring Aubrey Plaza, Keith Powell, Seth Kirschner and more reveals the dark realities behind the Ring Pop gang, and it's as funny as it is delightfully nostalgic.

Rebel Wilson, Aubrey Plaza, Megan Amram, and More Make 'Forbes' 30 Under 30

Business magazine Forbes released its annual "30 Under 30" list today, and the list is full of comedy people, as usual.  Comedians and comedy writers who made the list this year include Megan Amram (26, Parks and Rec writer), Lena Dunham (27, Girls), Dave Franco (28, 21 Jump Street), Mickey Myer (29, cofounder of JASH), Aubrey Plaza (29, Parks and Rec), Issa Rae (28, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl), Heather Regnier (28, UCB), Simon Rich (29, SNL), Jason Ruiz (28, Murder Police), and Rebel Wilson (27, Super Fun Night). Dunham, Rich, and Wilson made last year's 30 Under 30 alongside comedy folk like Aziz Ansari and [...]