Mindy Project star Ike Barinholtz has landed a big movie role. THR reports that Barinholtz is playing the male lead in The Nest, an upcoming movie starring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Written by SNL alum Paula Pell and to be directed by Jason Moore (Pitch Perfect), The Nest follows two dissimilar sisters who return to their childhood home to clean out their rooms before their parents sell the place, only to decide to throw one big party for their friends. Barinholtz, an alum of MADtv recently played a supporting role in the Seth Rogen hit Neighbors and is currently a series regular and writer on The Mindy Project.
The Mindy Project airs Tuesdays at 9:30 p.m. eastern on Fox. The season premiere is tonight, but you can watch it online sooner than that.
The Mindy Project premiered one year ago as a sitcom that attempted to bring a romcom to the small screen, focusing on Mindy Lahiri, an OB-GYN obsessed with romcoms. The show attempted to balance the screen time between Mindy’s personal life with her friends and paramours and the assorted weirdos and/or jerks with whom she shares an office. But as early as the third episode, changes were being made, and by the middle of the season, Anna Camp, Stephen Toblowsky, Tommy Dewey, [...]
The League creators Jeff Schaffer and Jackie Marcus Schaffer chatted with TVGuide today and spilled the beans about several exciting guest stars set to make appearances on the upcoming season, which debuts tonight on FX at 10:30. The many guest spots the Schaffers mention include Timothy Olyphant as "a white sushi chef," J.B. Smoove as a guy in a wheelchair who gets into a conflict with the guys, Julia Duffy as Kevin and Taco's mom, Robert Wagner as Pete's grandfather, Kristin Cavallari as the wife of NFL-er Jay Cutler, and as documented on Twitter with a faux-fistfight, Ken Marino will be playing the gang's high school enemy in an episode [...]