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‘Staten Island Summer’ Trailer: SNL Cameos Abound in This Coming of Age Comedy

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by Britt Hayes 3 days ago
When Lorne Michaels is producing a movie, it’s probably pretty easy to get a bunch of former and current SNL cast members to show up for cameo appearances. Michaels produced the upcoming indie comedy Staten Island Summer, which the trailer sells as a solid coming of age tale even without all those SNL cameos — though they probably won’t hurt.

‘Ghostbusters’ First Look: Director Paul Feig Shares Photo of New Ghost-Busting Costumes

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by Britt Hayes 5 days ago
Ghostbusters is currently filming in Boston, but aside from the occasional paparazzi photo, we haven’t seen anything official from the upcoming reboot. That all changed today as director Paul Feig tweeted out a photo of the new costumes that will be worn by the leading ladies, and they look pretty great.

‘Ghostbusters’: Set Photos and Plot Details Emerge for Paul Feig’s Upcoming Film

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by Britt Hayes June 18, 2015 @ 5:11 PM
Sony
Who ya gonna call? Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and (sadly not pictured in the set photos below) Leslie Jones. The ladies are the stars of Paul Feig’s upcoming Ghostbusters film, and the first photos have leaked from the set, showing off Wiig, McCarthy and a messy McKinnon in costume as their wacky onscreen characters.

‘Simpsons’ EP Talks Homer and Marge Divorce, SNL Star Kate McKinnon and ‘Boyhood’ Parody

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 10, 2015 @ 10:54 AM
FOX
Apart from a few burning cast questions, The Simpsons has plenty lined up for Season 27 this fall, including a premiere plot with Girls star Lena Dunham that sees Homer and Marge hitting a new low in their marriage. Now, EP Al Jean explains the cause of their separation, as well as a role for SNL favorite Kate McKinnon, and an episode devoted to Bart’s Boyhood.

SNL Season Finale Preview: Louis C.K. Reveals His ‘Age of Ultron’ Role

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 13, 2015 @ 12:49 AM
NBC
The anniversary special well behind us, SNL Season 40 will draw to a close this coming weekend with Louis C.K. reclaiming the stage alongside Rihanna. The last few weeks have lost a bit of steam, but can the esteemed comedian bring us home? Find out with the first avenging promos of the SNL finale!

IFC’s ‘The Spoils Before Dying’ Casts Michael K. Williams, Kristen Wiig and Many More

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 17, 2015 @ 10:44 AM
HBO / IFC
Last year saw IFC assembling a ridiculous collection of stars for the Funny or Die-produced Spoils of Babylon, and already the sequel is shaping up even bigger. Following Boardwalk Empire star Michael K. Williams’ cast as lead, The Spoils Before Dying has added new and returning stars the likes of Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell, Haley Joel Osment and more.

Sony Plans Second New Ghostbusters Franchise, This One ‘Guy-Themed’

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by Matt Singer March 9, 2015 @ 5:00 PM
Sony
Here’s something strange in the neighborhood: Deadline reports that Sony isn’t waiting for Paul Feig’s all-female Ghostbusters reboot (with its cast of comedy all-stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon) to debut before planning additional Ghostbuster sequels or spinoffs. They’re already getting to work on what the trade describes as a “guy-themed” offshoot with an all-male cast.

SNL Preview: Chris Hemsworth and Kate McKinnon Bring the Thunder

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 3, 2015 @ 9:49 PM
NBC
SNL’s post-40th anniversary run got off to a slightly-bound start with 50 Shades of Grey star Dakota Johnson this past weekend, but will Thor himself, Chris Hemsworth bring the hammer down? Check out the God of Thunder opposite Kate McKinnon in the first promos for this weekend’s latest SNL!

Meet the Cast of the All-Female ‘Ghostbusters’ Movie!

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by Mike Sampson January 27, 2015 @ 3:09 PM
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Since the news of an all-female 'Ghostbusters' was announced, we've all had lots of fun attempting to reverse-gender cast the film. Melissa McCarthy! Amy Poehler! Emma Stone!! All that speculation has come to an end. Director Paul Feig tweeted a picture of four women that serves as your an official reveal of the new 'Ghostbusters' cast.

‘SNL’ and Guest Host Blake Shelton Present the Music Video For “Wishin’ Boot”

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by Jacob Hall January 25, 2015 @ 9:02 AM
There was no way ‘SNL’ was going to snag country music superstar Blake Shelton as a guest host and not do a country music video parody. After all, Shelton’s experience as a comedic performer is limited, but his experience in crooning songs about heartbreak and troubled times is not. So this brings us to a bizarre little song called ”Wishin’ Boot,” which is literally about a magical cowboy boot that shows up when people are in need and deliver exactly what they want.