Cable network FX announced they've picked up two new comedies today. The first, called Married, stars Nat Faxon (Ben and Kate) and Judy Greer (Arrested Development) as two best friends trying to save their marriage amidst arguing and sex troubles. Brett Gelman (Eagleheart) and Jenny Slate (Parks and Rec) play supporting roles.
FX's second new show, You're the Worst, was created by Weeds writer/producer Stephen Falk and follows two self-destructive people who fall in love and try to date. You're the Worst stars British actor Chris Geere, Aya Cash (The Wolf of Wall Street), Kether Donahue (Pitch Perfect), and Desmin Borges (The Good Wife).
FX has ordered 10 episodes [...]
There's a pilot at FX that's lining up one hell of an impressive cast of comedy people. Deadline reports that Jenny Slate (SNL, Parks and Rec) and Brett Gelman (Go On, Eagleheart) have signed on to star in the untitled pilot, which already has Nat Faxon (Ben and Kate) and Judy Greer (Arrested Development) as its leads. The project was created by Andrew Gurland, who wrote The Last Exorcism and The Virginity Hit. The pilot follows a married couple (Faxon, Greer) who enter into an open relationship to save their marriage. Slate and Gelman are both playing friends to Faxon's character. It sounds like an interesting premise, but [...]
Community cast member Jim Rash won an Oscar this year for co-authoring the screenplay to The Descendants, and now that he's achieved the highest honor in screenwriting, Community's writers have finally given in and let him write an episode of the show. Vulture reports that Rash will be scripting one episode for the upcoming fourth season of Community (which begins Oct. 19th). If I were him, I'd drag that Oscar into the Community writers' room and every time another Community writer would try to give me a note on a line or a scene, I'd hold up my Oscar and say, "Excuse me? How many Oscars do you [...]
Steve Carell, Toni Colette, Maya Rudolph, Rob Corddry, Amanda Peet, Sam Rockwell are starring in a film written, directed, and co-starring Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. No, you are not dreaming – you're reading a blog post about a real movie. That movie, which starts shooting on Monday, is called The Way, Way Back and is about a teenager (played by The Killing's Liam James) who befriends a water park manager (Rockwell). This movie is going to be like a waterslide; there will be some ups and downs and you will be leaning back and not wearing a shirt and Maya Rudolph will be there and— OK, yeah, [...]