Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris Has the ‘Best Time Ever’ in First Variety Show Promos

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 4, 2015 @ 3:37 PM
The variety show has historically proven a tough sell in recent years, but NBC certainly isn’t giving up, and Neil Patrick Harris might well be the man to make it work. The first promos for NPH’s Best Time Ever have arrived, featuring the likes of HIMYM alum Cobie Smulders, Jane Krakowski, ziplining and much more.

NBC’s 2015 Pickups Get Fall Schedule and First Trailers

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 10, 2015 @ 5:19 PM
Now that most of the major pickups, cancellations and renewals have come to pass, the core networks set about revealing their fall schedules, as well as trailers and loglines for their latest offerings. First up is NBC, with a look at everything from the Jaimie Alexander Naked in A Bag Show, to Mark-Paul Gosselaar’s new comedy and even Wesley Snipes‘ new drama.

Watch Neil Patrick Harris, Anna Kendrick and Jack Black in the 2015 Oscars Opening Monologue

by ScreenCrush Staff February 22, 2015 @ 8:07 PM
For his 2015 Oscars monologue, host Neil Patrick Harris eschewed a traditional jokes routine, and instead went with a big musical number that brought on stage some special guests including Anna Kendrick, Jack Black and some dancing stormtroopers.

‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’: First Look at Neil Patrick Harris’ Magical Guest Turn

by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 19, 2014 @ 11:59 AM
‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ has proven just a bit more cogent than last season’s ‘Coven’ (while simultaneously connecting itself to the ‘Asylum’), but the FX horror drama’s January return will accomplish something no other ‘Horror Story’ has dared. Check out Neil Patrick Harris’ magical guest appearance in our first preview for the ‘Freak Show’'s antepenultimate hour, “Magical Thinking”!

'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Officially Adds Neil Patrick Harris, With a Side of David Burtka

by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 29, 2014 @ 1:23 PM
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We normally toss a few grains of salt onto showrunners and stars chatting about potential collaborations, but in the case of 'American Horror Story: Freak Show''s Ryan Murphy and Neil Patrick Harris, chatting seems to have paid off! The former 'HIMYM' star, 2015 Oscars host and NBC variety leader will officially guest on the 'Freak Show' later this season, bringing with him husband David Burtka.

Update: Neil Patrick Harris Nearing NBC Variety Series 'Saturday Night Takeaway'

by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 27, 2014 @ 3:38 PM
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Long before Stephen Colbert and James Corden settled into their new CBS late-night homes, Neil Patrick Harris made plenty of headlines in potentially hosting his own variety-type series. And while the 'HIMYM' star has already been confirmed for the 2015 Oscars, Harris may yet host his own NBC variety series, remaking the U.K's 'Saturday Night Takeaway.'

Watch Neil Patrick Harris Get Revealing About His Many Nude Scenes

by Kate Erbland October 24, 2014 @ 3:48 PM
Perhaps you didn't hear the news that 'Gone Girl' contains nudity. Male nudity. Double male nudity, really, with various, ahem, appearances coming care of both Ben Affleck and Neil Patrick Harris. Affleck's appendages have already been the subject of some exhaustive essays, and far less attention has been paid to NPH's contributions. He's here to right that wrong.

'Gone Girl' Cast at New York Film Festival: The Only Stable Character Is the Cat

by Nick Romano September 27, 2014 @ 12:21 PM
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"The only really stable character in this house is the cat," remarked a reporter at the press conference following the screening of 'Gone Girl' that kicked off the New York Film Festival. But as Tyler Perry said, "You haven't met the cat."

'Gone Girl' Review: David Fincher's Sleazy Prestige Film

by Mike Ryan September 26, 2014 @ 10:15 PM
Throughout David Fincher’s adaptation of ‘Gone Girl,’ it was almost as if my subconscious was telling me that this movie shouldn’t be as good as what I was watching. That’s not a slam on Gillian Flynn’s novel (obviously; I haven’t read it), it’s just that the book is presented in such a unique way, which would at least seem almost impossible to pull off – just in a basic book vs. movie sort of way. Look, I understand that this following statement can be said about most movies, but in a less capable director’s hands – and with a less capable cast -- this movie could have easily have been garbage. Actually, this movie should have been garbage.