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Rob McElhenney to Make His Feature Directorial Debut with Family Film 'Figment'

It's Always Sunny star Rob McElhenney is set to make his feature directorial debut. Deadline reports that McElhenney will produce, direct, and write a family action comedy called Figment for Legendary Pictures, who reportedly closed a "potential seven-figure commitment" with McElhenney after he presented them with a four-minute test reel and 20-minute pitch for the film. Figment centers on "an imaginative boy and his family who are thrown for a loop when their greatest fears come to life." The reel McElhenney presented to Legendary reportedly "has thematic aspirations to be comparable to a Goonies or E.T." Figment follows last month's news that McElhenney and his Always Sunny costars [...]

Cataloging the Worst, Most Amoral Things the 'Always Sunny' Gang Has Ever Done

With Dennis, Mac, Charlie, Dee, and that Frank free to continue gallivanting around Philadelphia on the shiny brand new network FXX starting tonight, it's time to look back at the absolute worst things The Gang at It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia has ever done. While it's been fun and humorous to enjoy their antics over the years, sometimes you have to wonder if it was all worth it. (It probably was.)

Trade Roundup: Rob Corddry, Ryan Hansen, Living Loaded

Rob Corddry has signed on for Michael Bay's Pain and Gain, a movie based on the true story of "bodybuilders who engaged in a campaign of kidnapping, extortion and murder in Florida." He joins a cast including Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Ed Harris. So-much-testosterone. Can't-take-it. Must-ingest-creatine-and-protein-powder. GGGRRRRRRUHHHHH.

Party Down's Ryan Hansen has joined the Fox pilot El Jefe as the 30-year-old living with his nanny's family. Sounds like it'll be a real struggle for him.

Donald Sutherland will co-star in Living Loaded, the Fox pilot from the creators of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. He'll play the protagonist's father, and we trust that Rob [...]

Charlie Day Talks Fat Mac on Conan

Charlie Day Discusses It's Always Sunny's New, Fatter Mac

As awesome as it is Charlie Day is branching out into movies like Horrible Bosses and slowly being recognized as the comedic genius he is and so on and proud of him are all of we, America just wants to know about Fat Mac. A FAT MAC FOR EVERY POT, should be Obama's 2012 campaign slogan. Luckily Day is happy to oblige, delving into Rob McElhenney 50-lb weight gain for the upcoming season of Sunny. "Right at the beginning of the writing season, we started writing at the beginning of the new year, he said that he wanted to try to do that, and we said, [...]

FXX Renews 'It's Always Sunny' for Two Seasons

Cable network FXX is keeping It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia around for a while. FXX renewed Always Sunny for two seasons, which will keep the show on the air through 2017, THR reports. The order is for an 11th and 12th season of the show, which will be 10 episodes each. The show had already been renewed for its upcoming 10th season, which premieres in January.The renewal will make Always Sunny the longest-running live-action sitcom in cable history, and it will tie My Three Sons to become the second longest-running live-action sitcom in all of television.

FXX's parent network, FX, has also signed Always Sunny's Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, and [...]

Here Are All the Hidden Messages from 'Always Sunny's End Credits

The end credits of every episode of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia feature the title card of the show's production company RCH (an acronym for the names of stars Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, and Glenn Howerton), accompanied by a backwards message. An internet person has gone through the trouble of playing each of the show's audio messages backards (they do a different one each season) and assembling it into the above video in case you're bored at work or something.

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Trade Roundup: Paul Feig, Police Academy 2, Bruce Almighty 2, Rob McElhenney

Paul Feig will direct The Better Woman, a comedy "about a powerful young woman whose boyfriend dumps her for an older lady." Ewwww, why would a guy want to date a woman who's OLD? PUKE.

There's gonna be a new Police Academy, directed by Scott Zabielski of Tosh.0. At ease, gents. I don't know what police say.

Fox greenlit two pilots: Living Loaded, a single-camera comedy from Rob McElhenney, about "a loose partying blogger forced to change his career plans when he becomes a radio host," and Dana Fox's Ben Fox Is My Manny, about a male nanny. A manny. Does that count as a [...]

Rob McElhenney and Nick Kroll Unpack Fat Mac

It seems pretty obvious from Rob Elhenney and Nick Kroll's interview about Fat Mac on It's Always Sunny that the man deeply misses the giant version of himself now that he's losing weight. "I feel like for the first time in my life I've been watching the show like, 'All right, I'm almost as funny as everybody else,' McElhenney says of his temporary enormity. "Yeah, I was jolly as fuck. And I was just full of energy, because I was eating so much. It was just constant fuel." As Kroll explains to him, "You're the fucking Daniel Day-Lewis of basic cable," provided, of course, that Daniel Day-Lewis [...]

Your First, Glorious Look at "Fat Mac" from It's Always Sunny

When the news broke that It's Always Sunny's Rob McElhenney had gained 50 pounds just because playing Mac as a fat guy would be funny, it was hilarious, but not as hilarious as it could have been, as there was no photo of this new, fatter Mac. Well, we've got some treasure here: the first photo of the new and, uh, improved McElhenney. He's really embraced his new girth, donning a Hawaiian print fat guy shirt and everything. Amazing.

The Guys From 'It's Always Sunny' Showed a Glimpse of Mac's Heaven on 'Conan' Last Night

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia creators and stars Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton, and Charlie Day dropped by Conan last night, and gave a sneak peak at the show's upcoming 100th episode, which features a look at Mac's version of the afterlife. Below, the guys talk about the moral and intellectual devolution of their characters and the sliding spectrum of human sexuality, but in a funny way. 

Chris Pratt Is Pulling a Rob McElhenney and Gaining 65 Pounds for a New Movie

Chris Pratt is playing a lawyer in Vince Vaughn’s new sperm donor comedy Starbuck, and he’s following in the footsteps of Rob McElhenney, who gained 50 pounds for last season of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, by trying to pack on 65 pounds before production begins in November. According to Vulture, Pratt has already gained over 40 pounds and has 25 left to go to reach his goal of 300. Some would say Robert DeNiro and Christian Bale are better-known examples of actors gaining weight for their roles than Rob McElhenney, but those are DRAMATIC actors. Rob McElhenney and Chris Pratt are comedic actors gaining weight for their [...]

Will Sweet Dee Have A Second Pregnancy?

Always Sunny's Kaitlin Olson and Rob McElhenney are expecting their second child, and considering that the first one became a plotline on the show (complete with a guest-star-heavy witch hunt for the father of the baby), it's worth wondering whether Sweet Dee will be expecting again as well. Or maybe instead, in the wake of Fat Mac, we'll get to meet Fat Dee? Imagine the two of those actors coming home from the set, still in their fat suits, to feed a tiny Fat Baby. I can't even think about it, it's too beautiful.

It's Always Sunny Season 7 Promo Presents The Ballad Of Fat Mac

Styled as if Lifetime managed to sink its sepia-toned fangs into the show's tender underbelly, the It's Always Sunny Season 7 promo video explores the upcoming tragic fall and epic redemption of Fat Mac. Watch as Mac falls in love…with a plate full of hospital cookies. Experience his struggle…to avoid a myocardial infarction. Wonder in awe…at why in God's name Mac is wearing all those Hawaiian shirts. There exists a wide variety of shirts that would still fit him, people!