Contact Us

Patton Oswalt

‘Parks and Recreation’: Patton Oswalt Explains ‘Star Wars’ Filibuster Rant

Parks and Recreation Patton Oswalt Star Wars Filibuster
NBC

A few weeks ago in advance of 'Parks and Recreation's Patton Oswalt-starring episode 'Article Two,' the internet received one of its greatest gifts yet as NBC released the full cut of Patton Oswalt's epic nerd rant about 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' and his own suggestions for introducing characters from the Marvel universe, and pop culture in general. Now, the comedian has offered up his thoughts on the origins of the now-legendary rant, including more pop culture tie-ins we didn't hear!

Read More

‘Star Wars Episode 7′ Meets ‘The Avengers’ – Watch Patton Oswalt’s Brilliantly Geeky ‘Parks and Rec’ Rant

Star Wars Episode 7 Parks and Rec Patton Oswalt
Lucasfilm/NBC/Marvel

This Thursday, stand up comedian (and one of the funniest men alive) Patton Oswalt guest stars on NBC's beloved 'Parks and Recreation' as a Pawnee, Indiana citizen who attempts to block a city council vote with a lengthy filibuster. Asked to talk at length about whatever he wanted by the producers, Oswalt decided to rant about 'Star Wars Episode 7' and the results are bizarre and glorious as he spins off into 'The Avengers' and 'X-Men' and much much more. Check it out below.

Read More

‘Parks and Recreation:’ Patton Oswalt to Guest in Amy Poehler-Directed Episode

Parks and Recreation Patton Oswalt Amy Poehler
NBC / Jason Kempin, Getty Images

The big buzz surrounding 'Parks and Recreation' this week stems from this Thursday's wedding event between Ben Wyatt (Adam Scott) and Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler), somewhat strangely divided between this week and last week's "Emergency Response," but that isn't the only big Pawnee news. We've learned that recent 'Justified' and 'Portlandia' guest star Patton Oswalt will appear in a coming episode, directed by none other than Leslie Knope herself, Amy Poehler! Find out what brings Patton Oswalt to 'Parks and Recreation's Pawnee inside!

Read More

‘Justified’ Season 4 Premiere Photos: Raylan Puts A “Hole in the Wall”

Justified Season 4 Premiere Hole in the Wall Photos
FX

Sure we have to wait all the way until January 8 for 'Justified' to draw its fourth season premiere "Hole in the Wall," but that doesn't mean we can't sneak a peek beforehand! This season looks to be one of 'Justified's' biggest yet, with guest stars including the likes of Patton Oswalt and Ron Eldard, so will Timothy Olyphant's Raylan Givens be able to keep his nose out of trouble this time? Check out the first photos from the 'Justified' season 4 premiere for a clue!

Read More

Filed Under: , , , Category: TV News

‘Portlandia’ Season 3 to Get Weird With Patton Oswalt, Roseanne, ‘SNL’ Stars

Portlanida Season 3 Guest Stars
IFC

Portland might be known for its weirdness, '90s-era quirk, and even entire professions devoted to putting birds on things, but with all the celebrities floating through, you'd think it'd be the next Hollywood. Regardless, IFC's 'Portlandia' has managed to obtain some impressive star power in its third season, including everyone from Fred Armisen's 'SNL' castmates, to comic everyman actor Patton Oswalt! Who else is on 'Portlandia' season 3's epic list of names, and when might we see them?

Read More

‘Justified’ Season 4: First Look At Patton Oswalt!

Justified Season 4 Patton Oswalt Constable Bob
FX / Pascal Le Segretain, Getty Images

FX fans may bemoan that 'Sons of Anarchy's fifth season will soon come to an end, and that January seems like an awfully long time to wait for the fourth season of 'Justified,' but the cable network wants you to know they still love you.  In advance of its January 13 premiere, 'Justified' season 4 has released the first official image of the season, highlighting our favorite gunslinger Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant), as well as his new pal to be played by comedian Patton Oswalt!  Are you ready for a first look at 'Justified' season 4?

Read More

Filed Under: , , Category: TV News

HBO’s ‘The Newsroom’ Season 2 Casts Patton Oswalt, Rosemarie DeWitt

The Newsroom Season 2 Patton Oswalt Rosemarie DeWitt
HBO / Pascal Le Segretain/ Dimitrios Kambouris, Getty Images

Well, alright then.  Comedian Patton Oswalt's TV career definitely seems to be taking off to new heights, first with a recurring stint on FX's gunslinger drama 'Justified,' and now as we've learned, another recurring gig on HBO's Aaron Sorkin drama 'The Newsroom.'  Oswalt isn't alone however, as Rosemary DeWitt has also been tasked for a recurring role, but who will the former 'United States of Tara' stars (yes, both) play?

Read More

‘Justified’ Season 4: Show-Runner Teases Patton Oswalt, Snakes, and Dickie Bennett

Justified Season 4 Spoilers
FX

Even with a premiere date of early 2013, we've still heard relatively little about the coming fourth season of FX's gunslinger drama 'Justified.' The Emmy-winning shooter will boast appearances from the likes of Patton Oswalt and Ron Eldard, with a few key roles yet to be cast, but what does show-runner Graham Yost have to say about it? And what of some of our favorite returning characters like Dickie Bennett or Dewey Crowe? What's on deck for 'Justified' season 4?

Read More

Filed Under: , , Category: TV News

‘Justified’ Season 4 Justifiably Casts Patton Oswalt As Raylan’s Sidekick

Justified Season 4 Patton Oswalt
FX / Pascal Le Segretain, Getty Images

Well, pull us up a failure pile in a sadness bowl, Patton Oswalt is coming to 'Justified' season 4!  All year long the word has felt curiously quiet on the fourth outing for our favorite FX gunslinger Raylan Givens, other than a few recent casting snippets, so we're glad that details are finally starting to emerge.  But given the comedian's wide-range of characters on TV over the years, who might Oswalt be popping up as this time?

Read More

Filed Under: , , Category: TV News

Patton Oswalt and Johnny Knoxville Lead the Red Band NSFW ‘Nature Calls’ Trailer

Nature Calls
Manget

Patton Oswalt plays a slightly psychotic Boy Scout camp leader in 'Nature Calls,' which is just enough to get us interested. He joins Johnny Knoxville, Rob Riggle, Maura Tierney, and the late Patrice O'Neal in this R-Rated comedy, and this red band NSFW trailer sets the tone for the film's hijinks.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://screencrush.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on ScreenCrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on ScreenCrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!