Posts tagged "Comedy"

No Joke: Kevin Hart Donates $250K to Philly Schools

Just because sometimes it's nice to hear positive things in this mad world, we're happy to report comedian Kevin Hart has put a bunch of money into the city where he was raised. …
By: Barbara DeFranco / October 31, 2013

Wes Anderson’s Horror Movie Spoof Gets Two Thumbs Up on ‘SNL’

If acclaimed director Wes Anderson turned a quirky comedy into a quirky slasher, would you watch? Well, with a little help from host Edward Norton, Saturday Night Live decided to spoof Anderson’s signature cinematic works with a horror film set to his 2001 hit comedic drama The Royal…
By: Andrea Simpson / October 27, 2013

MTV’s Jeff Dye Is Back To Take ‘Money From Strangers’

Once a prankster, always a prankster. That's right, Jeff Dye is back with a new season of MTV's Money From Strangers. And he'll do whatever it takes to get the perfect LOL moment -- and that means the bigger (and crazier), the better. "Yeah, I mean that's all I'm really good at," Dye told Celebuzz…
By: Aakruti Jagmohan / July 19, 2013

Should Robert Pattinson Try Comedy?

Not only does Twilight star Robert Pattinson have dreamy good looks, he also apparently has a great sense of humor. Rob's Remember Me co-star, Tate Ellington, tells Hollywood Life that although Rob is best known for playing a brooding vampire, he really should be trying his hand at comedy: “He’d be a…
By: / June 22, 2010

Holly Montag Tries Stand-Up Comedy, Is Unintentionally Hilarious (VIDEO)

Life after The Hills can be pretty bleak. While her sister, Heidi Montag, is fully-inflated and looking to become a "mogul," Holly Montag is trying to get a Hollywood career going the old fashioned way: by doing stand-up at an open mic night in Los Angeles. Holly was spotted at the Comedy Store…
By: Alex Blagg / April 13, 2010

Robert Downey Jr. Has a ‘Due Date’ With Zach Galifianakis

Get ready for the birth of another kooky comedy team! Entertainment Weekly reports that Robert Downey Jr. has signed on for The Hangover director Todd Phillips' next laff-riot, Due Date, alongside Hangover star Zach Galifianakis. In the movie, Downey will play a father-to-be who races cross-country with his buddy Galifianakis so…
By: Celebuzz / July 25, 2009

Storm of Controversy Surrounds ‘Tropic Thunder’

The premiere of Tropic Thunder starring Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr. and Jack Black was plagued with a protest of the film's use of the term retard throughout the movie. Lending his support to the demonstration was none other than SuperBabies: Baby Geniuses 2  star Jon Voight. It's now clear where Angelina Jolie…
By: Betsy Waldman / August 12, 2008

‘Tropic Thunder’ Premiere Brings Out the Boys

The Tropic Thunder premiere in Westwood featured a star-studded red carpet as impressive as those who attended the premiere of competing summer comedy Pineapple Express. The film's stars Jack Black, Ben Stiller and Robert Downey Jr. all showed for the event. Hollywood power couple Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes also lent their support…
By: Celebuzz / August 12, 2008

‘Tropic Thunder’ Makes Retard Blunder

The line between humor and hurtful speech can be a thin one. Some advocacy groups, according to E!, believe that the new comedy from director/performer Ben Stiller obliterates that line. Spokespersons from the Special Olympics and the American Association of Disabled Persons have protested the use of the term…
By: lisatee / August 12, 2008