Steve Agee is set to become a talk show sidekick. The Sarah Silverman Program co-star and Vine luminary has signed on to sidekick for writer Diablo Cody's TBS talk show pilot, Me Time with Diablo Cody, Deadline reports. Agee will also serve as a writer on the potential series, which will be Cody's first significant onscreen role after working behind the scenes as a writer and/or director on Juno, Young Adult, The United States of Tara, and plenty of other stuff. As far as choices for talk show sidekicks go, Agee makes sense because he's quick, funny, and he's proven on Vine that he doesn't need a ton [...]
Young Adult is not only one of the best comedic films of the year, but one of the best films of the year. It’s about time comedic performances can be considered brilliant performances.
It’s wonderfully sublime, hilarious, dark and poignant, made possible by the perfect combination of filmmakers, writers, and actors. The plot is quite simple — a recently divorced, former popular prom queen Mavis Gary (Charlize Theron) is now making a living ghostwriting a series of young adult novels. After her high school boyfriend sends her pictures of their newborn baby, Mavis decides the only time she was happy was with him, so she returns to her small [...]
The director of Juno and the teenage dream book series Sweet Valley High sounds like an okay match I GUESS. Oh, what's that? Diablo Cody says it will be "to the '80s what American Graffiti was to the [early] '60s"? And it's going "to be looking back on a really cool time and enjoying yourself and I want it to be glamorous and colorful and bubblegum and a feast for the senses." Okay, make this movie come faster now please thank you will like very much yes.
If there's one thing Diablo Cody would do differently following United States of Tara's cancellation earlier this week, it would be to write her next series alone in a cabin like a wise-cracking hermit, rather than try to gather her thoughts together around the writer's table. "I think if I did do TV again, I would do it differently. I think it might be a more solitary process. I don’t think I ever got the hang of the writers’ room," Cody explained. "We had a lot of people. Like up to eight or something. Which is fine and it was really cool and I worked with some incredible [...]