Jay Duplass

‘Transparent’ Season 3 Review: The Most Aching and Ambitious Season Yet

by Erin Whitney September 29, 2016 @ 11:35 AM
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Early on in the third season of ‘Transparent,’ Judith Light’s Shelly interrupts the family chatter at Maura’s (Jeffrey Tambor) birthday dinner to make an announcement. “I too have transitioned,” she says with the glee of a school girl giving the correct answer in class. “I’m coming out! I’m a brand!” she shouts with arms raises high after sharing her social media handles. The camera holds on the reactions of Maura, her girlfriend Vicky (Anjelica Houston), and her friends Davina (Alexandra Billings) and Shea (Trace Lysette) as they shoot glances of shock and shade in Shelly’s direction. Three of those four women understand the weight of coming out, but here Shelly exploits it for her own narcissistic pleasure. But what, exactly, is coming out? Who’s allowed to do it? And once you come out, then what?

‘Transparent’ Season 3 Sets September Premiere With First Photos

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 7, 2016 @ 1:57 PM
The announcement of a fourth season for the Emmy-nominated Transparent also brought with it word that Season 3 would premiere earlier than usual in the year. So it is, that Season 3 has a late September premiere date on Amazon, with the first photos already here.

Duplass Brothers Return to HBO for New Anthology Series ‘Room 104’

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 4, 2016 @ 2:49 PM
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There are literally dozens of us who miss HBO’s Duplass-fueled Togetherness, but don’t count the pair anywhere off the network just yet. Instead, they’re checking in again to a new anthology series dubbed Room 104, following the comings-and-goings of a solitary hotel room. So, American Duplass Story: Hotel, basically.

Anna Kendrick Sits With the Misfits in First ‘Table 19’ Trailer

by Matthew Monagle July 9, 2016 @ 11:54 AM
Fox Searchlight
Few moments in life are as revealing as the one where you find your dinner table at a wedding reception. So many things are suddenly brought into focus: whether your self-image is accurate or not, where you stand in the hierarchy of your friendships, and, most importantly, whether the bride and groom are really and truly worth the planet ticket and hotel room costs you just forked over. Everyone has been to a wedding where they are the odd person out and found themselves speaking to the childhood babysitter or the Semester at Sea acquaintance while starring longingly at the front of the dining room. It happens to everyone. It will happen to you.

Amazon’s ‘Transparent’ Gets Early Season 4 Renewal for 2017

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 31, 2016 @ 9:00 AM
Long before we have a chance to check in with the Pfeffermans for Transparent Season 3, Amazon is making sure Maura has plenty left to explore in her journey. The streaming service’s breakout dramedy has been granted early renewal for Season 4, well-ahead of any Season 3 premiere.

‘Transparent’ Gets Its ‘Yas Queen’ on in First Season 2 Trailer

by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 19, 2015 @ 1:26 PM
Criminally short in its offering only ten half-hour episodes, Amazon’s Emmy and Golden Globe-winning Transparent finally set a December premiere for its second season, but only now brings out the first trailer. Jeffrey Tambor is back as the transitioning Maura, while the rest of the Pfefferman’s have plenty new stories to tell of their own.

Netflix Signs Four-Picture Deal With Jay and Mark Duplass

by Britt Hayes January 23, 2015 @ 6:51 PM
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Netflix has wasted absolutely no time following through on its promise to produce and distribute original films, and their latest deal should make cinephiles pretty happy. The company’s chief content officer Ted Sarandos has just signed with indie filmmaking duo Jay and Mark Duplass for four new movies, which the pair will produce through their Brothers Productions company.

'Girls' Season 4 Schedules January 2015 Premiere, Plus 'Looking' and 'Togetherness'

by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 6, 2014 @ 1:52 PM
Fall feels barely underway, but the impending winter will bring with it a number of 2015 premieres, from the likes of 'Girls' season 4 to the Duplass' brothers new series 'Togetherness.' Find out when Lena Dunham, the boys of 'Looking' and more will premiere on HBO in the new year!

Jay Duplass Interview: 'The Do-Deca Pentathlon"

by Britt Hayes July 6, 2012 @ 1:44 PM
Music Box Theatre
Filmmaker Jay Duplass works as one half of a writing and directing team with his brother Mark. The pair became known over the last decade for their smaller films that were low on budget but packed with heart.
In recent years they've hit the mainstream with films like 'Cyrus' and 'Jeff, Who Lives at Home.' We spoke to Jay about their last micro-budget film, 'The Do-Deca Pentathlon,' a story of two brothers who revive their childhood Olympic-style games to determine who is the best brother once and for all.