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The 'Anchorman' Cast Is Doing a Live Reading of the 'Anchorman' Script

The cast and crew of Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy are assembling to do a live reading of the script. Co-writer/director Adam McKay and producer Judd Apatow will be joined by the film's stars, Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, and Jack Black, and host Conan O'Brien for the event in LA on November 21st. The whole thing is a benefit for 826LA, a nonprofit that provides free educational programs for children. Only $500 VIP tickets are available now, but you can pick those up and read more about the event here.

Jason Reitman Is Staging an All-Female Live Reading of 'Glengarry Glenn Ross'

Filmmaker Jason Reitman (Up in the Air, Juno) is staging a live reading of the movie Glengarry Glenn Ross in LA with an all-female cast. It's the latest in a series of live readings of famous movies Reitman has held at LACMA, and like his all-black reading of Reservoir Dogs last year, this one switches switches up the dynamic by turning the all-male cast female. Here's who's reading what role:

Robin Wright – Ricky Roma (Al Pacino) Catherine O’Hara – Shelley Levene (Jack Lemmon) Maria Bello – Dave Moss (Ed Harris) Allison Janney – George Aaronow (Alan Arkin) Mae Whitman – John Williamson (Kevin Spacey)

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Enjoy a Live Reading of Jordan Morris's Sitcom Pilot

Here's a live reading of a comedy/action pilot called Freelance Beatdown that was written by and stars Jordan Morris, one of the hosts of the popular podcast Jordan, Jesse, Go! and a correspondent on IFC's The Grid. Morris is joined by a cast that includes Dave Holmes (Reno 911!), Alison Becker (Parks and Recreation), and Colton Dunn (Key & Peele). In the prospective show, Morris plays Lee Barron, a 30-year-old stoner who was trained as a secret agent as a teen before becoming a burnout. Barron starts taking freelance spy work so he can keep his crappy band going. Jordan Morris took donations via Indiegogo to produce this spiffy [...]