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So, that "Hot Tub Time Machine" sequel you've been clamoring for (read: probably not thinking about at all) is now taking shape with two new additions.
Former "Community" co-stars Gillian Jacobs and Chevy Chase have now signed the dotted line to star in the follow-up to the 2010 comedy alongside returnees Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson and Clark Duke and fellow NBC-er Adam Scott. Get More »
All of the week's hot casting news in one fell swoop ...
• Never go home with the maid! Michelle Williams is the current frontrunner for the female lead in "Double Hour," a remake of the 2009 Italian film "La Doppia Ora," in which a hook-up between an ex-cop and a hotel maid at a speed-dating event turns deadly when they're ambushed by a gang of criminals. [The Wrap]
• A prison term requires meticulous preparation if one is to survive all the shivving, shanking and soap-dropping. Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart will be getting ready for the big house in "Get Hard," in which a convicted soft-handed investment banker recruits the services of the guy who washes his car to help him get through his upcoming maximum security prison sentence. [Deadline] Get More »
Is it a coincidence that NBC Universal's goofy and charming new rom-com "The Five-Year Engagement" is studded with actors from its Thursday-night lineup? Even "30 Rock" boss Jack Donaghy couldn't come up with a better plan.
Emily Blunt and Jason Segel are the stars, of course, as you can see from the ads featuring their enormous(ly lovely) faces on billboards, buses, and bus stops everywhere. Over the course of the movie's 124 minutes, viewers soon find themselves treated to appearances by some of the funniest young actors on the scene. Get More »
Everybody loves a good magic trick, and according to The Hollywood Reporter, "Community" star Gillian Jacobs is about to pull off a major bit of sleight of hand: She's going to transform from a sitcom sidekick into a movie star right before our very eyes.
Okay, so it's true that Jacobs, who can currently be seen on NBC's cult sitcom "Community" as would-be psychologist Britta Perry, has appeared in movies before; besides headlining the indie "Helena From the Wedding," she's also had bit parts in larger films like Cameron Diaz's "The Box." Get More »
One of the great things about indie films is they give That Guy a chance to become The Man. Case in point: The new indie romcomdramedy "Let Go," which takes a whole legion of That Guys and throws them together for a timely meditation on life, love, loss and, you know, whatever.
And if the new trailer for "Let Go" is any indication, one of the stars may very well go on to become A Star. Get More »
Gillian Jacobs, the flaxen-haired sometimes love interest of Joel McHale on the hit series "Community," is about to cozy up to a whole new crowd.
The starlet has been tapped for Lorene Scafaria's "Seeking A Friend for the End of the World," which follows two neighbors who connect on a road trip set against the backdrop of an asteroid hurtling toward Earth.
Jacobs joins an A-list cast, led by Steve Carell and Keira Knightley (who play the two neighbors in question), that also counts William Peterson, Adam Brody, Rob Corddry and Derek Luke among its members. Get More »
Every great leader needs a romantic interest to keep them grounded, even the oppressive tyrant-type.
In Sacha Baron Cohen's "The Dictator," that person could be one of the funniest ladies working in comedy. Kristen Wiig, Anna Faris and "Community" star Gillian Jacobs are on a short list, according to Hollywood Reporter, to join the "Borat" and "Bruno" frontman in his new, semi-scripted comedy, set to shoot in in New York and Morocco this summer.
The film follows "a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed," as he navigates the uncharted waters of the USA. Cohen will will play two parts: the titular Dictator and a goat herder. Get More »