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HBO Is Developing an Electronic Music Comedy, Produced by Will Smith, Jay-Z, and a British DJ

HBO is making a comedy about the world of electronic music. Deadline reports that the pay cable network has purchased an untitled half-hour comedy written by Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh and developed by popular UK DJ Calvin Harris. Harris will serve as executive producer alongside Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Jay-Z to finally explore all the comedy inherent in the world of electronic music.

Fallon and Smith Explain Parents Just Don't Understand, Regardless of the Century

Last night, Will Smith and Jimmy Fallon remembered their 1930s comedy duo grandparents, James "Fatty Monroe" Fallon and Will "Sunnyside" Smith, and we finally learned the history of people getting jiggy wit things. Also, we learned that regardless of the outfit, and how circle-shaped the sunglasses are, Will Smith always looks like a cool dude with an attitude. Speaking of the early 20th Century, there was another "Downton Sixbey".  Check out all the faux upstairsing and downstairsing after the jump.

Jimmy Fallon's First 'Tonight Show' Guests Are Will Smith and U2

Yesterday at TCA, Jimmy Fallon announced that Will Smith and U2 will be his first Tonight Show guests when he takes over for Jay Leno on February 17. No word yet whether or not Fallon and Smith will do another 1920s radio show, Fallon and Bono will pair up for a duet, Justin Timberlake will make an appearance (he was a guest on Fallon's first Late Night episode back in 2009), or Tina Fey will show up for a Weekend Update reunion, but who better to kick off The Tonight Show than The Fresh Prince and Amy Poehler's Golden Globes lover?

Adam McKay Likely to Direct Will Smith and Denzel Washington in Uptown Saturday Night Remake; Jay Pharoah is Pumped

Can we talk a second about The Coz's beard in that trailer? Yowzers! That's all. Anyway, Adam McKay is signing on to direct a remake of the 1974 Bill Cosby/Sidney Poitier classic, Uptown Saturday Night. Will Smith has owned the rights to the remake for nearly a decade and has been talking about Denzel as a co-star for years. McKay is a very gifted comedic director so anytime he signs onto a picture it's exciting, especially considering this will be his first film without Will Farrell. The film is set to shoot after Anchorman 2 does in early 2013 so it's hard to say for sure when it will [...]

The Complete Guide to Everything: Summer Movies 2013 Part 2

This week, we bring you the second part of our annual summer movie roundup and almost make it through the films coming out in June. We cover After Earth (which apparently is some Will Smith movie that is coming out), The Purge, The Internship, Man of Steel and talk about the difference between Robert Downey Jr. and Morton Downey Jr.

Also, we talk about what makes for a good anecdote in Jeopardy's contestant interview segment, the bizarre pervasiveness of burlesque acts in Brooklyn and we solve a listener's problem about choosing a best man for his wedding.