Will Forte is at it again with his Saturday Night Live MacGyver parody MacGruber, only this time he is bringing his ineptitude to the big screen. It’s a move that increases the sketches screen time from three minutes to most likely 90 minutes or so, a 2900% increase. The star power is also increased exponentially with Val Kilmer and Ryan Philippe taking large roles in the story along side current and former SNL talent Maya Rudolph, Bill Hader, and Kristen Wiig. The film was directed by Jorma Taccone, who is 1/3 of hilarious musical act Lonely Island prominently featured on SNL‘s Digital Shorts.
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The actor best known for playing hard-headed bad-ass lawman Bullock in HBO’s much acclaimed historical Western drama Deadwood is back as… a bad-ass lawman. Type-casting anyone? Speaking of that, Tim is starring in a feature film out this Friday, February 25th called The Crazies, as… you guessed it, a bad-ass lawman. Unlike The Crazies, the new FX show actually looks good and I am glad to see Olyphant back on TV playing another man of righteous violence and intensity. This time around he plays a U.S. Marshal by the name of Raylan Givens, who has been assigned to the area where he grew up after he ruffles the feathers of the higher-ups. Check out the début episode of Justified on FX, March 16 at 10PM ET/PT.
Comedian Aziz Ansari (as his alter ego “RAAAAAAAANDY” from Funny People teams up with TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek to call out pretty much every single rapper out there on their track “Aaaaaaaangry”:
It seems everyone loves the xx these days, so it’s no surprise Sweden’s El Perro Del Mar covered one of their tunes recently at a gig in Brooklyn…