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Jak Knight, Stand-Up Comedian, Writer and Actor, Dies at 28

Jak Knight, a stand-up comedian, actor and writer who recently co-created the Peacock series Bust Down, has died. He was 28. Knight died Thursday night in Los Angeles, his family announced through an agency rep. Additional details, including cause of death, are not being released at this time. “Knight’s loved ones ask that their privacy […]

Bill Murray Speaks Out After ‘Being Mortal’ Set Complaint

Bill Murray is addressing the Being Mortal set complaint that led to production being suspended on the Aziz Ansari-directed film. Speaking to CNBC on Saturday, the actor said there was a “difference of opinion” with a woman that he was working with that led to the complaint and production pause. “I did something I thought […]

Aziz Ansari’s ‘Being Mortal’ Suspends Production Following Bill Murray Complaint

Searchlight Pictures has suspended production on Aziz Ansari’s feature directorial debut, Being Mortal, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. THR learned Wednesday night that the Disney-backed studio made the decision to put a pause on the shoot following a complaint filed last week and is investigating the matter. A source close to the production told THR […]

Keke Palmer Joins Bill Murray and Seth Rogen in Aziz Ansari’s ‘Being Mortal’ (Exclusive)

Keke Palmer has joined Bill Murray and Seth Rogen in Being Mortal, the Searchlight Pictures project that is serving as the feature directorial debut of Aziz Ansari. The project is based on the Atul Gawande nonfiction book Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. Ansari wrote the script, will play a role in the movie […]

Oscar Parties 2022: Inside the A-List Events

The red carpet has been rolled out across Los Angeles in advance of the 94th annual Academy Awards, bringing with it dozens of celebrations across the city to toast the year’s biggest achievements in film. Heading into March, there was more than a fair amount of apprehension and anxiety from event producers and party planners […]

Seth Rogen Joins Bill Murray in Aziz Ansari’s ‘Being Mortal’ Comedy-Drama

Seth Rogen has joined the cast of Being Mortal, Aziz Ansari’s comedy-drama and feature directorial debut for Searchlight Pictures. Rogen will star alongside Bill Murray and Ansari in the film based on health expert Atul Gawande’s nonfiction book Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. The New York Times Review of Books described […]

Bill Murray, Aziz Ansari Team for Searchlight Comedy-Drama (Exclusive)

Bill Murray has teamed with Aziz Ansari to star in an untitled feature for Searchlight Pictures, on which Ansari is making his directorial debut. Ansari, known for co-creating the Netflix comedy-drama series Master of None, is running quadruple duty on the project. On top of helming, he wrote the script, will play a role in […]

Aziz Ansari on Giving Up Social Media, Starting a Family and More ‘Master of None’: “That Would Be a Dream for Me”

At one point during his new Netflix special, Nightclub Comedian, Aziz Ansari produces a vintage accessory from a seemingly bygone era — a flip phone — as a way to show just how far he is away from today’s social media-obsessed culture. In a new interview with fellow comedian Kevin Hart on SiriusXM to promote the […]

How COVID-19 Crushed Five Episodes Dedicated to Aziz Ansari’s Character on ‘Master of None’

A new season of Netflix’s Master of None debuted last month with a new subtitle, “Moments in Love,” and two new leads, Naomi Ackie and previous supporting player (and Emmy winner) Lena Waithe, playing a married couple living in upstate New York as they argue, make up and decide whether to start a family. By […]

Netflix’s ‘Master of None’ Season 3: TV Review

Lena Waithe stars — and Aziz Ansari cameos — in the third season of the romantic dramedy, which returns after a four-year break.

‘Master of None’ Season 3 Trailer Revealed by Netflix

The long-awaited third installment of the romantic comedy series co-created by Aziz Ansari features a very different storyline.

DGA Awards: ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Watchmen’ Among Comedy, Drama Series Nominees

The Directors Guild of America on Friday revealed its final group of TV nominees — in the categories of comedy and drama series and variety/talk/news/sports — specials — for the 2020 DGA Awards.