Sony is making a movie based off the hit addictive game Angry Birds, and they've filled the main voice cast with some big comedy names. Variety reports that the studio has cast Jason Sudeikis as the lead character Red, Josh Gad as Chuck, Danny McBride as Bomb, Bill Hader as a pig, Maya Rudolph as Matilda, and Peter Dinklage as the Mighty Eagle. Supporting voice cast will include Kate McKinnon, Keegan-Michael Key, Hannibal Buress, Tony Hale, Ike Barinholtz, Cristela Alonzo, Jillian Bell, musician Romeo Santos, and YouTube stars Ian Andrew Hecox and Anthony Padilla of Smosh.
"I'm extremely proud of this cast,” producer John Cohen said of the [...]
The Maya Rudolph Show debuted on NBC last night starring the SNL alum and a bunch of her funny friends. Watch Rudolph's big opening number above, then click through for two more clips from the episode featuring Andy Samberg, Fred Armisen, Kristen Bell, and Sean Hayes.
Maya Rudolph had a mini version of "Second Chance Theatre" on last night's Late Night and finally got the opportunity to sing the lyrics to the television show Taxi her character wrote in an SNL sketch that made it to dress but never live air called "Jingle Singers." Click through for another clip from the interview.
Maya Rudolph is returning to NBC next month. Her new one-hour special, entitled The Maya Rudolph Show, is set to premiere Monday, May 19th, at 10pm, EW reports. The one-off variety show special will double as a pilot for a potential series.
Guests for the show will include Kristen Bell, Andy Samberg, Fred Armisen, Craig Robinson, Sean Hayes, and Chris Parnell, with Janelle Monáe as musical guest and Raphael Saaddiq as bandleader. Lorne Michaels, who worked with Rudolph as a producer on SNL and Up All Night, is also serving as a producer on The Maya Rudolph Show.
Right around this time last year when Up All Night [...]
The cast of Paul Thomas Anderson's big screen adaptation of the Thomas Pynchon novel Inherent Vice continues to grow. Maya Rudolph, fresh off the cancelation of her NBC sitcom Up All Night, is playing a minor role in the film, as revealed by some set photos that leaked today. The movie stars Joaquin Phoenix as stoned private eye Doc Sportello, who's investigating an ex-girlfriend's disappearance. From the photos, The Playlist infers that Rudolph, who's married to Paul Thomas Anderson, is playing a nurse at Dr. Buddy Tubeside's vitamin shop, and a very pregnant one by the looks of those photographs. The prestigious film's large cast also includes Benicio Del Toro, [...]