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'SNL' Review: Lena Dunham, Guest Stars, and Lots of Impressions

This time last year, Megh Wright and I compiled a list of 10 first-time SNL hosts we'd like to see someday. The list included Stephen Colbert (right?) and the now-sadly-late Philip Seymour Hoffman, but decidedly not Lena Dunham. She was one of the first people we discussed, and we both agreed to pass over the Girls creator/star in favor of figures who might make better hosts. I told Megh then that Dunham would be a person people like us would want to see host, but by the time the episode started, we'd quickly realize, "Oh, this wasn't as good an idea as we thought." Dunham doesn't strike me [...]

Secret Policeman's Ball Adds Eddie Izzard, Chris O'Dowd, Taran Killam & More

Not content to be hoarding only 80% of the world's comedians, the Secret Policeman's Ball has added Eddie Izzard, Chris O'Dowd, Taran Killam, Bobby Moynihan, Jay Pharoah, Liam Neeson, Matt Berry, Jimmy Carr, Tim Roth and Burmese comedian Maung Thura Zarganar to the lineup. Phew. Boy, if this event were any more star-studded it would be the clear, deepening night sky viewed from the middle of a lonely country field, amirite?

Liam Neeson Is Replacing Mel Gibson in The Hangover 2

After unceremoniously getting the boot from The Hangover 2, scumbag Mel Gibson's cameo as a tattoo artist is going to Liam Neeson. Apparently Bradley Cooper and Neeson got to be buddies on the set of The A-Team, so Cooper called him up once Gibson was out. Here's what Neeson had to say about it: "I just laughed my leg off when I saw The Hangover, I was shooting in Berlin earlier this year and rented it on the hotel TV. I just got a call to do a one day shoot on Hangover 2 as a tattooist in Thailand, and that's all I know about it."

Now as [...]

Key & Peele's Valets Finally Meet Their Hero, Liam Neesons

Here's a new sketch from Comedy Central's Key & Peele, in which their Liam Neesons-obsessed valet characters finally meet the real Liam Neesons and react just as you'd expect them to when in the presence of their hero.

Liam Neeson Is Terrible At Comedy And Also Has AIDS

In this thought-provoking video, Liam Neeson pays a visit to Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant in Life's Too Short to declare his intentions to start doing "life comedy." He proceeds to lead the most inspiringly horrible improv class in the history of mankind. My only regret about this video is that it isn't a full hourlong special where we see Liam Neeson's standup, his "crazy characters," and his attempts at slapstick humor and parody. But we can probably relax in the knowledge that he would be equally unskilled at those. Stick to your lists, Neeson. Get outta here.

Will Ferrell, Allison Brie, Nick Offerman, and Liam Neeson Are Doing Voices for a Lego Movie

Four of your favorite actors, Will Ferrell, Allison Brie, Nick Offerman, and Liam Neeson all just joined the voice cast of Lego: The Piece of Resistance, Variety reports. It was previously announced that the film, a 3D animated movie based on the popular toy blocks, also features the voice talents of Chris Pratt, Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, and Morgan Freeman, making for quite an eclectic and exciting cast. The movie's being directed by Phil Lord & Chris Miller (21 Jump Street, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs) and follows an ordinary Lego dude named Emmett (voiced by Pratt) who everyone mistakenly thinks is the key to saving [...]

Nick Cassavetes To Cameo In The Hangover Part II, Fight That Monkey For Screen Time

Deadline reports that director Nick Cassavetes will replace Liam Neeson in The Hangover Part II after a scheduling conflict prevented Neeson from returning for re-shoots. Maybe they can have the deleted sex scene from The Notebook playing on a tiny, flickering TV behind Cassavetes, so viewers will know who he is. You guys know the one I'm talking about.