Patton Oswalt

‘Drunk History’ Goes Full ‘Hamilton’ in First Season 4 Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 17, 2016 @ 9:04 PM
Comedy Central
Drunk History has made its way around the block, from web series to Emmy nominations, and Season 4 on Comedy Central may be the most satisfied year yet. Not only do we get a first taste of Hamilton star Lin-Manuel Miranda retelling the famous duel, but the first trailer brings a bevy of celebrities from Elizabeth Olsen to Ronda Rousey.

Maria Bamford Goes Nuts in First Trailer for Netflix Comedy ‘Lady Dynamite’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 21, 2016 @ 10:47 PM
Netflix
Neither comedian Maria Bamford nor showrunner Mitch Hurwitz are too busy with Arrested Development these days, leaving the Netflix field wide open for Bamford to ignite new comedy series Lady Dynamite. Ahead of the May premiere, check out the star-studded trailer, as Maria Bamford loses much more than her marbles.

‘Archer’ is ‘Hollywood’s Biggest Dick’ in First Season 7 Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 5, 2016 @ 1:30 PM
FX
Our first look at Archer Season 7 memorably recreated Magnum P.I. shot for shot, albeit only offering a few clues toward the team’s newest iteration. Now, “Hollywood’s Biggest Dicks” have arrived in the first first Season 7 trailer, opening up a detective agency on the West Coast.

‘Archer’ Season 7 Will Move to Los Angeles to Start a Detective Agency

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 2, 2016 @ 10:24 AM
FX
FX’s Archer made up for a late start to the year with an impressive shot-for-shot remake of the Magnum P.I. opening credits, but it seems the Tom Selleck spoof was more than homage. Our first Season 7 details confirm the former spy team will move to California to start a new agency, with guest turns from J.K. Simmons to Patton Oswalt.

This ‘Deadpool’ Billboard Is the Best Billboard Since the Last ‘Deadpool’ Billboard

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by Mike Sampson January 13, 2016 @ 12:55 PM
Patton Oswalt, Twitter
I’m on the fence about Deadpool as a movie. On the one hand, I like the irreverent tone and how it mostly seems to be sending up all the cliches we’ve become used to in modern superhero movies. On the other, I could see this potentially getting annoying and grating over the course of an entire movie. But, one thing I think we can universally agree on is that the marketing so far has been brilliant. Latest case in point? This Los Angeles billboard which uses emoji in the dumbest and most immature way. And it’s fantastic.

Patton Oswalt Joins ‘The Circle’ With Tom Hanks and Emma Watson

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by Britt Hayes September 11, 2015 @ 8:12 PM
ABC
The cast for James Ponsoldt’s The Circle continues to get better and better — comedian / author / actor Patton Oswalt is the latest to join the lineup, which already includes Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, Karen Gillan and John Boyega. This group of people could sit in a literal circle and play bongos and we’d still totally watch it and find it completely compelling.

Conan O’Brien Holds Wolverine Auditions to Find Hugh Jackman’s Replacement

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by Britt Hayes July 9, 2015 @ 6:54 PM
Last year Hugh Jackman said he would love to play Wolverine until he’s dead, but the actor confirmed this year that the upcoming sequel to The Wolverine will mark his last time playing the character. And with Hollywood’s inevitable cycle of reboots, it’s only a matter of time before we get a new Wolverine. Enter Conan O’Brien, who showcased some hilarious auditions for actors who could potentially replace Jackman.

10 ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Facts Un-Classified for Level 7 Clearance

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 8, 2015 @ 8:29 AM
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. successfully brought the MCU to the small-screen, but did you know that the Avengers-adjacent series shares DNA with both Skyfall and Mission: Impossible? That’s just one piece of Level 7 intel from the fourteenth episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which assembles its own Marvel-ous team for ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

Patton Oswalt’s Idea for an ‘Unbreakable’ Trilogy Is Actually Pretty Great

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by Britt Hayes March 5, 2015 @ 6:15 PM
Touchstone
Say what you will about M. Night Shyamalan, but the director delivered a few good movies before many people seemed to tire of his twist-y schtick. Unbreakable is one of those movies: a superhero and super-villain origin thriller with an ending that was kind of perfect—it left us wanting more while simultaneously leaving us averse to the idea of a sequel that might water down the concept. We’re not the only ones intrigued by the notion of a sequel. Comedian Patton Oswalt isn’t just into the idea, but he has a detailed plan for a whole Unbreakable trilogy, and it sounds pretty awesome.

Patton Oswalt and ‘Watchmen’’s Patrick Wilson Dissect ‘Watchmen’

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by Matt Singer January 14, 2015 @ 9:20 AM
This is a fun clip. It’s from a recent appearance from actor, comedian, and author Patton Oswalt (whose new book, ‘Silver Screen Fiend,’ all about his obsession with movies, will probably be of great interest to ScreenCrush readers) at the WORD Bookstore in Jersey City, where he did a public conversation with actor Patrick Wilson. Oswalt is a hardcore comic-book nerd in addition to his passion for film, and Wilson starred in one of the most polarizing comic-book adaptations of all time, Zack Snyder’s slavishly faithful version of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ ‘Watchmen.’ When a fan asked a question about the movie, both Oswalt and Wilson shared their honest feelings about the project, which you can watch above.