Comedy partners Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael have sold a movie pitch to Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions, Deadline reports. The untitled project will be written by and star the duo, who recently co-wrote and starred in the independent comedy Ass Backwards together. Plot details are being kept under wraps.
In addition to the movie, Wilson and Raphael have sold two shows that are in development for the 2014-15 TV season. The first, DINKS (short for "double income no kids"), is for ABC and follows a working couple without any children. The second, The Mason Twins, is for NBC and is about [...]
June Diane Raphael is set to co-star with Vince Vaughn in his upcoming comedy Business Trip. Deadline reports that Raphael will play the wife of Vaughn's character, described as "a struggling Midwestern businessman who takes his team cross-country to win a contract but everything seems to go wrong along the way." British actor Tom Wilkinson is already set to play one of Vaughn's traveling buddies. Despite being described as a "cross-country trip," the movie is apparently being partly filmed in Berlin.
It's been a big few months for Raphael. She and writing partner Casey Wilson recently sold two pilots and released their first movie, Ass Backwards.
June Diane Raphael is a familiar face in the comedy world. She’s known for her starring roles in the web series Burning Love and Adult Swim’s NTSF: SD: SUV:: in addition to guest and recurring appearances on the likes of Party Down, Happy Endings, New Girl, Drunk History, and more.
In her time away from TV, Raphael also performs at the UCB in LA and co-hosts the popular Earwolf podcast How Did This Get Made? with Paul Scheer and Jason Mantzoukas.
Most recently, she stars alongside her writing partner Casey Wilson in Ass Backwards, a raunchy road trip buddy comedy about two best friends revisiting the beauty pageant they [...]
The upcoming season of Parks and Recreation will feature a plotline in which Pawnee's Parks department teams up with rival city Eagleton's Parks department, which houses a bunch of doppelgangers for the show's main characters. TV Line reports that June Diane Raphael (NTSF:SD:SUV, Burning Love) will be playing the Eagleton counterpart to Aubrey Plaza's April Ludgate. Parks co-creator Mike Schur describes Raphael's character as "kind of a rich, boozy, Real Housewives-type." Other doppelgangers for the plotline include Kristen Bell for Leslie Knope, Sam Elliott for Ron Swanson, and Billy Eichner for Donna. Tom Haverford's is being kept under wraps.
The Yahoo web series Burning Love wrapped up a second season last week, but Season 3 has already been filmed and is coming out April 12th. Written by Erica Oyama (Childrens Hospital) and directed by Ken Marino, the third season of Burning Love is titled "Burning Down the House" and it's an all-star edition that brings back favorite guests from the previous two seasons. Instead of the contestants competing for love this time around, they're all fighting to win $900. The Season 3 cast features Ken Marino, June Diane Raphael, Michael Ian Black, Tom Lennon, Natasha Leggero, Abigail Spencer, Beth Dover, Kumail Nanjiani, Rob Huebel, Joe Lo Truglio, Ryan [...]