If you've always dreamed of being a contestant on @midnight, today is your lucky day. The show recently announced an internet casting call called #PointsMe, in which @midnight fans can try out to appear on the show via Twitter, Vine, Instagram, Facebook, and Tumblr posts using the #PointsMe hashtag. I spoke with @midnight co-creator, executive producer, and head writer Alex Blagg to get more details on the casting call, what kinds of aspiring @midnight contestants they're looking for, and where to keep track of the writers and performers the @midnight team is hunting down to potentially appear on the show.
How does #PointsMe work, and why did you [...]
It's only a couple weeks into 2014, but it's looking like a good year for Rebel Wilson, who already has two film roles in the works. According to Deadline, Wilson has been cast as a night guard in the upcoming Night at the Museum sequel by Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant as well as the "sharp-tongued roommate" to Amanda Seyfried in He's F***ing Perfect, which was written by Adam McKay's former assistant Lauryn Kahn and produced by McKay and Ferrell's Gary Sanchez Productions. Wilson was also honored on Forbes' "30 Under 30" list last week, so hopefully by next month she'll land 10 more film [...]
Kristen Wiig and Elijah Wood will star in Revenge For Jolly!, leading a fantastic-sounding cast that also includes Adam Brody, Kevin Corrigan, Garret Dillahunt, Bobby Moynihan, and Gillian Jacobs. The black comedy follows a man seeking vengeance for the death of his dog "who was killed under confusing and suspicious circumstances." Which is great, because no one can look confused like Garret Dillahunt (as Burt on Raising Hope) and Elijah Wood (as…every role he's ever played). Sounds promising.