At long last, SNL’s momentous 2015 seems to be drawing to a close, ending on a high note with Sisters stars and series alum Tina Fey and Amy Poehler acting as dual hosts alongside Bruce Springsteen. The first promos see the pair retake 30 Rock with SNL’s reigning senior, though things seem to have gone downhill, per Poehler.
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Broad City Queens Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer will hold court until Season 3’s February premiere, but might just abdicate (or obliterate) the throne thereafter. A new tweet has Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton herself hanging with the girls on set, not to mention executive producer Amy Poehler. Bow down, Bingo Bronson.
Sisters is facing quite a challenge with the unfortunate release date of December 18, the same day as Star Wars: The Force Awakens — not that you needed reminding, since you’ve had that date etched in your brain for over a year. But Tina Fey and Amy Poehler don’t seem bothered by this in the slightest, as their latest promotional video for Sisters finds them spoofing The Force Awakens with The Farce Awakens. And really, how can you deny their combined super-power?
It’s a tale as old as the adolescent impulse for illicit shenanigans: Mom and Dad are out of the house, which means that it’s time for a boozy rager the likes of which will shake the suburban setting to its very core. Except the sisters throwing this bacchanalian shindig aren’t mischievous teens making their first nervous forays into the adult worlds of drinking and licentiousness; they’re two of the funniest women on the planet, both of whom have gracefully passed the forty-year mark.
SNL bounced back nicely from Donald Trump this past weekend with The Hunger Games star Elizabeth Banks, looking even bigger this coming Saturday with Matthew McConaughey and Adele, but December 2015 will really go all out. Our final three hosts of the year include Ryan Gosling, Chris Hemsworth (poor Liam), and best of all, a dual Sisters hosting with SNL alum Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.
We won’t have to wait long into December for Bill Murray’s upcoming Netflix Christmas special, the aptly-titled A Very Murray Christmas, but it’s never too early for holiday cheer (especially for franchise coffee). In any case, the full star-studded trailer has arrived, including Clooney, Poehler and more, but not Pope Francis, apparently.
We know, we know. A few weeks out from Halloween, and already Christmas specials are making their presence known. Still, we’re not ones to question Bill Murray, especially if the first promo for his star-studded, Sofia Coppola-directed Netflix special A Very Murray Christmas lives up to its promise.
Last years Oscars host Neil Patrick Harris said almost immediately after the broadcast that he “doubted” he would ever do it again, explaining, “I don’t know that my family nor my soul could take it.” Which, of course, meant that the search for a replacement was on almost immediately. But, if you’re looking for just one person, you may be barking up the wrong tree. This year’s Oscars producers say “there will be multiple hosts for sure.”
The last time Amy Poehler was featured in a sports-themed comedy, we got Blades of Glory, a sometimes overlooked comedic gem. This time, Poehler is taking on a more mainstream sport with a new, untitled basketball comedy alongside her Sisters co-star, The Mindy Project’s Ike Barinholtz.
Sure, the cast of Wet Hot American Summer may have made themselves known back in 2001, and you’ve potentially heard of a few of them during the intervening 14 years, but what better way to prepare for the First Day of Camp than to meet them all again, a decade olde .. er, a summer younger?