Tag Archives: Mindy Kaling
Not all movie stars are created equal. Some are tall. Some are short. Some spend their free time on philanthropy. Some spend their free time in jail. And some secretly gave children up for adoption. Wait; that's actually Tina Fey's character in "Admission" — not to be confused with the real Tina Fey, who (at the time of this posting) has not put any of her offspring up for adoption. Get More »
The fiery actress, who also appears in NBC's hit series "The Office," married longtime boyfriend, writer Michael Koman on Saturday. The couple tied the knot in New York City in front of family and friends, according to People. 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 »
NextMovie has exclusively learned that Robin Wright (she of "The Princess Bride" and, most recently, "Moneyball" and "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" fame) will join the already impressive roster of presenters at the 17th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards. The Tinseltown love-fest will broadcast live on VH1 from the Hollywood Palladium on January 12 at 8:00 PM ET/ PT.
Other presenters include George Clooney (who will bestow the Joel Siegel Award on Robin Wright's ex Sean Penn) as well as Melissa McCarthy, Owen Wilson, Kirsten Dunst, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Kruger, Paul Rudd, Vin Diesel, Mindy Kaling, Ben Kingsley, Elizabeth Olsen, Patton Oswalt, Maya Rudolph, Jason Segel and Donald Glover.
In other words, there's a whole lot of A-listers up in here. Get More »
For women, breaking into comedy is a tough enough nut to crack without the chauvinistic "women aren't funny" comments. Not only is it not true, but with a male-dominated writers' field in Hollywood (73 percent of the WGA's film writers are men) it's only too clear that if women aren't funny on-screen, it's probably because the only funny thing they had to do in the script was fall down and go boom boom.
The widely accepted paradigm in movies (not to mention TV) is having an out-of-shape or mildly attractive but funny husband and his hot, not-as-funny wife. And it's getting stale, baby. In order for a woman to go against that grain takes massive ovaries, the ability to generate her own material, and absolutely no fear of looking stupid. Get More »