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Leslie Mann to Star in a Comedy by 'Hangover' Writers Jon Lucas and Scott Moore

Leslie Mann just signed on to star in an upcoming comedy produced by her husband Judd Apatow. According to Deadline, Mann will star in an untitled R-rated comedy written and directed by The Hangover's Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. Not much is known on the plot of the film other than it being a "female-driven" story about "women and the challenges of motherhood." Production begins this summer in New York. Mann has appeared in several Apatow films (Knocked Up, Funny People, This Is 40) and next hits the big screen in the Vacation reboot, which is slated to premiere in theaters this July.

Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann Have a Gigglefest on 'Late Night'

If you're unsure whether or not Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann have good comedic chemistry together in their new movie The Other Woman, look no further than their shared interview on Late Night last night, where they told Meyers about drawing all over a sleeping Kate Upton's face, how Mann discovered she was allergic to Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and how different their centers of body are. It's hard to tell whether they had a bunch of cocktails before this interview or are just in a perpetual gigglefest, but at least Mann didn't break down in adorably awkward tears this time.

Review Roundup: 'This Is 40' Is Judd Apatow's Least Popular Film with Critics Yet

This Is 40, Judd Apatow's fourth film as a director, hits theaters today, and it's receiving mixed reaction from critics and proving less popular with reviewers than anything he's directed so far. On Rotten Tomatoes, the movie scored a 52%, compared to 68, 90, and 86 for Funny People, Knocked Up, and The 40 Year-Old Virgin, respectively. On Rotten Tomatoes's less popular little brother Metacritic, it received a 58/100, compared to 60, 85, and 73 for those three same films. Despite the middling marks from critics, This Is 40 is still doing much better than your average big studio comedy in 2012 and has been receiving praise from [...]

The Red Band Trailer for 'This Is 40' Is Full of Viagara, Anuses, and Gay Moustaches

Here's the brand new red band trailer for writer/director Judd Apatow's latest opus of filth, This Is 40, which definitely makes use of that red band. NSFW. For Mature Audiences Only. Contains Taint.

Leslie Mann Kind of Ruined Judd Apatow's Twitter

And you thought Judd's Twitter account was crappy before. (Zinged.) It's pretty great how she treats the interview like she's uncovering a major conspiracy. Like Judd Apatow tweeting while shitting is the Watergate of people doing something while shitting. Always a supportive husband, Judd tweeted the below photo just so it was completely clear where his tweets were being sent from. Truth in comedy, I guess.

Leslie Mann Joins the 'Vacation' Reboot Starring Ed Helms

The long in-the-works Vacation reboot just cast its grown-up Audrey. Variety reports that Leslie Mann has signed on to star opposite Ed Helms and Christina Applegate as Rusty's sister Audrey Griswold, who was played in the original 1983 film by Dana Barron. In addition to Mann's casting, child actors Skyler Gisondo and Steele Stebbins have been cast as Rusty's (Helms) sons in the reboot, both Chris Hemsworth and Charlie Day are in talks to show up in small roles, and original Griswolds Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo will both make cameo appearances.

Watch Leslie Mann's Tearful, Awkward, Adorable Goodbye to Jay Leno

When Leslie Mann realized that last night was her final interview with Jay Leno (her first was in 1996 to promote The Cable Guy), she instantly burst into tears and delivered one of the sweetest and most awkward goodbyes ever. We may never know whether Mann is drunk or just caught in a very endearing moment of emotional vulnerability here, but whatever the cause, it's absolutely adorable.

Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann Make Their 'The View' Debuts

Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann sat down with the ladies of The View this morning to promote This Is 40. In part 2 (embedded below), Apatow talks about submitting jokes to Jay Leno when he was 19 and getting turned down. Apatow also mentioned on Twitter today that his first job was working for The View's Whoopi Goldberg in 1986 as an intern on the first Comic Relief special at age 16. Hey, this is the first video from The View we've ever posted on Splitsider! More to come, I'm sure!

Hit the jump for the second part of the interview, as well as a clip from Judd [...]

Leslie Mann Wrote Her Big '40 Year-Old Virgin' Scene and Made Her Own Fake Vomit

"I actually had a whole different ending [for the scene in The 40-Year-Old Virgin where Leslie Mann throws up on Steve Carell]. They get pulled over by the cops, and in the last second, she reveals that she has a gun under the seat. And Leslie said to me, 'No, I really think I need to throw up in his face.' And then she went off and made her own vomit out of strawberry yogurt and some sort of breakfast cereal. And it turned out to be one of the biggest laughs of the movie."

– Judd Apatow to Marie Claire in a profile on his wife, frequent collaborator, [...]

Love and Laughter: 9 Famous Couples Who Came Together via Comedy

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The past decade has seen a major boom in the comedy industry, as more and more avenues for funny people to make comedy (original cable shows, podcasts, Twitter, etc.) have emerged, meaning more and more people are employed in comedy than ever before. Sometimes, these funny people date, marry, and even have children with each other, combining their funny genetics to produce (presumably) even funnier spawn. From Will Arnett and Amy Poehler to Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, it seems like there are more of these comedy couples by [...]

Leslie Mann Lands Another Starring Role in 'Las Madres'

Following the box office success of The Other Woman, Leslie Mann has found her next movie. She's signed on to star in a new big-screen comedy called Las Madres, Variety reports. The film follows three unemployed friends who decide to pursue a criminal in hopes of obtaining the reward for his capture. The original script was written by Lona Williams (Drop Dead Gorgeous) and it is currently being rewritten by Pam Brady (South Park, Team America).

Judd Apatow, Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd, and Leslie Mann Are Guesting on the Same 'Simpsons' Episode

Pretty much the entire Apatow gang is heading to Springfield. Writer/director Judd Apatow and his frequent actors Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd, and Leslie Mann all lent their voices to an upcoming episode of The Simpsons, EW reports. The episode, called "Steal This Episode," airs in January and follows Homer getting into movie piracy. Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford, Channing Tatum, and Will Arnett (as an FBI guy) also guest in the episode. This marks a second Simpsons appearance for Rudd and Rogen and a first for everyone else.

The plot concerns Homer getting into trouble after he starts screening pirated movies for everyone in Springfield in his backyard. [...]

Leslie Mann Has a Cold and Is High on Drugs on 'Kimmel'

At the top of this interview, Leslie Mann explains that she's on a mix of steroids, antibiotics, cough medicine, and wine. It's remarkable that she manages to give a good late night interview while on that crazy assortment of drugs because this could have been a nationally-televised disaster in someone else's less capable hands.

Parts 2 and 3 after the jump:

The Screenplay to Judd Apatow's 'This is 40' Is Online and It's Really Long

Universal has posted the entire screenplay to Judd Apatow's upcoming movie This is 40  on its "For Your Consideration" awards site (via Bleeding Cool). You can click open a full PDF of the massive, 146-page script here. Some clips from Jon Brion's score for the film are also available on the site. Apatow's movies are known for leaning heavily on improvisation, so most of the jokes in the script will probably be different from those in the final version, but the story's the same so you should probably avoid reading the script if you don't want to completely spoil the movie for yourself. It comes out December 21st, [...]