Here's the brand new trailer for The Spoils of Babylon, a new IFC miniseries from Funny or Die. Created by Andrew Steele and Matt Piedmont (Casa de mi Padre), the show is a six-part parody of epic '80s miniseries like The Thorn Birds in the form of an overdramatic adaptation of a novel by Eric Jonrosh (Will Ferrell). Kristen Wiig, Tobey Maguire, Jessica Alba, Tim Robbins, Val Kilmer, Haley Joel Osment, Michael Sheen, Jellybean Howie, and Steve Tom also star. IFC announced today that the show will premiere with two back-to-back episodes on Thursday, January 9th at 10pm.
Kristen Wiig's new movie, Girl Most Likely, hits theaters this Friday, so she did what has become standard procedure for anybody promoting a movie: went on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and did an interview as Michael Jordan.
Check out the rest of the interview, in which Fallon pimped "Michael Jordan" into singing his trademark song, below:
It snuck up on us, didn't it? The end of SNL Season 38 brought along with it key staff changes, among them the upcoming departure of head writer Seth Meyers and the immediate departures of cast members Bill Hader, Fred Armisen, and (unofficially) Jason Sudeikis. Few people have shaped SNL over the past 8 years more than these men — Meyers with his leadership in the writers room and charm as Weekend Update host, and Hader, Armisen and Sudeikis as the cast's workhorses and loadbearing performers. Indeed, many pegged Season 38 as a "transitional year" in the wake of Kristen Wiig and Andy Samberg leaving the show a year ago, [...]
Here's the trailer for Kristen Wiig's new movie Girl Most Likely (formerly titled Imogene). Scheduled to come out July 19th, it's a comedy that finds Wiig's character moving back in with her family after her career and relationship both fall apart at the same time. If you seen a lot of comedy movies, losing your significant other and job at the same time is what happens to people right before they get put into a big, life-changing situation.