Will Forte

‘MacGruber 2’ Is Will Forte’s First Priority After ‘The Last Man on Earth’

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by Britt Hayes 4 days ago
Universal
We’ve been hoping and wishing for a MacGruber sequel for years, and even though the first film didn’t do well theatrically, there’s been a glimmer of hope with Will Forte and director Jorma Taccone teasing the possibility of a sequel for a while. Today brings the first legitimate assurance that the sequel is actually, really happening, with Forte revealing that MacGruber 2 is “priority number one” after he completes production on The Last Man on Earth.

‘The Last Man on Earth’ Review: Will Forte Takes Lord and Miller Through the Comedy Apocalypse

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 4 days ago
FOX
FOX's Will Forte-led 'The Last Man on Earth' brings the apocalypse anew this Sunday, but is Lord and MIller's latest a comedy triumph or desolate wasteland? We give you an early insight with our spoiler-free review!

Will Forte Shares Sketches That Got Cut From ‘Saturday Night Live’

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by Kate Erbland 4 days ago
Last May, Seth Meyers unveiled a new recurring sketch on his Late Night: Second Chance Theatre, which allowed some of the host’s former Saturday Night Live brethren to share sketches that they never got to make on that show. Will Forte was his first star, and his never-aired sketch was a wonderful mix of the funny and the strange, an instant classic that probably should have been on SNL.

Will Forte Played an Amazing Prank on Kenan Thompson

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by Kate Erbland 6 days ago
ABC
Pranks! Wacky, silly, fun pranks! Destructive, horrible, embarrassing pranks. On last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, former Saturday Night Live star Will Forte reminisced about a prank he once played on co-star Kenan Thompson, a generally benign (but charmingly so) prank that saw him and Kristen Schaal playing around in Thompson’s dressing room when he wasn’t present and then sending him pictures of the mayhem. This is a classic prank. What could possibly go wrong?

‘The Last Man on Earth’ Sneak Peeks: Will Forte Goes Crazy for Lord and Miller

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 7 days ago
FOX
Premiering this Sunday, Lord and Miller FOX comedy The Last Man on Earth still presents as something of a mystery, even with fan-favorite SNL alum Will Forte at the helm. We’ve seen a number of the basic gags in previews of the new series, but do the first full clips an a new promo clue us in to The Last Man on Earth?

‘SNL’ 40th Anniversary Extends Runtime, Adds Billy Crystal, Miley Cyrus and More

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 13, 2015 @ 12:07 AM
NBC
Just when you thought Sunday’s SNL 40th anniversary special couldn’t get any bigger, NBC juices both the runtime and star power. Not only will the extravagant birthday of New York’s most famous sketch comedy series run an additional half hour, but added to the guest list are Billy Crystal and Bradley Cooper, along with a number of other famous stars and alum.

SXSW 2015 Film Lineup Includes New Films From Will Ferrell, Amy Schumer, Melissa McCarthy and More

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by Matt Singer February 3, 2015 @ 12:26 PM
‘Raiders!’ / Courtesy SXSW
The dust has barely settled from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, and already we’ve got a look at the lineup for the 2015 South by Southwest Film Festival. After an initial announcement that included opening night film ‘Brand,’ about comedian Russell Brand,’ things have filled out really nicely with a ton of promising-sounding selections.

Adam Sandler to Star in 'Ridiculous 6' With All His Same Old Friends

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by Mike Sampson January 26, 2015 @ 11:39 AM
Universal Pictures
Back in October, Netflix announced that they had signed Adam Sandler to star in four original movies that would premiere exclusively on their streaming service. Today, we have news on Sandler’s first project under this partnership; a western-comedy titled ‘Ridiculous 6’ that stars such familiar Sandler faces as Rob Schneider, Nick Swardson, Steve Buscemi, Jon Lovitz and Vanilla Ice as Mark Twain. Whoopidy doo!

‘She’s Funny That Way’ Trailer: Owen Wilson Screwballs With Imogen Poots

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by Matt Singer January 23, 2015 @ 12:10 PM
Clarius Entertainment
My favorite line in this trailer for ‘She’s Funny That Way,’ the new film by Peter Bogdanovich (and his first in eight years), is “This is all very confusing.” Because it is! It took me two viewings to start to pin it all down. So Owen Wilson plays a theater director, who hires a prostitute (Imogen Poots). She only, uh, “escorts” to pay the bills while she tries to make it as an actress, and then she’s hired to star in Wilson’s new play. And then Will Forte (who, according to Wikipedia, is the play’s writer) falls for Poots, and then Kathryn Hahn is involved as well (Wikipedia, which is never wrong, says she plays Wilson’s wife). So everyone is either working with or sleeping with everyone else. Shenanigans!

Lord and Miller’s ‘The Last Man on Earth’ Trailer: Will Forte is the World’s Greatest Everything

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 9, 2015 @ 1:02 PM
FOX
Will Forte’s FOX tenure as ‘The Last Man on Earth’ under Phil Lord and Chris Miller has been fraught with secrecy, for a comedy series. And while the latest trailer for the apocalyptic comedy’s March 1 premiere doesn’t answer any of the big questions, or contradict its title with Forte’s fellow cast members, ‘The Last Man on Earth’ seems to have found plenty of destructive fun at the end of the world.