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Kenan Thompson, Bowen Yang and Mikey Day on ‘Saturday Night Live’ Cast Overhaul: “You Just Keep Going”

Ahead of the premiere of Saturday Night Live season 48, the late night comedy show lost eight of its castmembers, the biggest cast overhaul in a generation. At the end of season 47 in May, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Kyle Mooney and Pete Davidson signed off of the sketch series for the last time. Their […]

Brett Goldstein, Bowen Yang Join ‘Garfield’ Animated Movie (Exclusive)

Emmy-winning Ted Lasso star Brett Goldstein and Saturday Night Live breakout Bowen Yang are the latest to join the voice cast of the animated Garfield movie. Chris Pratt will star as the lasagna-loving cat, with Samuel L. Jackson, Nicholas Hoult, Hannah Waddingham, Cecily Strong and Ving Rhames also lending their voices to the feature. Andrew […]

‘SNL’ Parodies Try Guys Cheating Scandal as YouTube Pranksters’ “Battle of Our Lives”

Saturday Night Live makes a hilarious attempt at explaining why the Try Guys cheating scandal became major news in a sketch from the NBC variety show’s second season 48 episode. Starring Bowen Yang as Eugene Lee Yang, Mikey Day as Keith Habersberger and Andrew Dismukes as Zach Kornfeld — YouTubers known as the Try Guys […]

Miles Teller Boasts About “Really Great” Summer in Promos for ‘SNL’ Premiere

Miles Teller is reflecting on his high-flying summer in the promos for Saturday Night Live’s upcoming season 48 premiere. The Top Gun: Maverick star makes his debut as host of the long-running NBC comedy series on Saturday’s episode, which also features musical guest Kendrick Lamar. In video clips shared ahead of the premiere, SNL castmember […]

Emmys: Stylist Michael Fisher on Bowen Yang’s “Bold and Fun” Approach to Fashion (Exclusive)

Michael Fisher worked with clients Kieran Culkin, Oscar Isaac, Jake Gyllenhaal and Benedict Cumberbatch during their respective stints hosting Saturday Night Live during the 2021-22 season and each time, the star stylist really wanted to meet one cas member of the long-running series: Bowen Yang, nominated at Monday night’s Emmy Awards for outstanding supporting actor […]

‘Saturday Night Live’ Star Bowen Yang on the Art of the Emmys Submission

When it comes to picking a nomination that shows off an Emmy-caliber performance, actors in narrative scripted series might have an idea of their season-best performance long before campaigning begins. But for a Saturday Night Live castmember, that decision comes after the season ends, according to two-time Emmy nominee Bowen Yang. “The cast is sent […]

Conan O’Brien, Bowen Yang Join Buddy Comedy From Universal and ‘SNL’ Group

Saturday Night Live writers Ben Marshall, John Higgins and Martin Herlihy are getting a boost from some comedy luminaries for their feature debut. Conan O’Brien, SNL favorite Bowen Yang, Hacks breakout Meg Stalter, former The Daily Show writer X Mayo and Superstore alum Nichole Sakura have joined the untitled buddy comedy from Universal Studios. The […]

‘Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai’ Adds Zach Galligan, Teases Easter Eggs for Film Fans

The team for Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai announced a number of voice actors and teased nostalgic callbacks during the HBO Max series’ panel at San Diego Comic-Con. During the Friday event, Zach Galligan was a surprise guest, as the star of the 1984 film Gremlins and its 1990 sequel was revealed to have a […]

‘Good Luck to You, Leo Grande,’ ‘A Love Song’ Among Provincetown Film Festival Award Winners

Honorees included Dale Dickey, Jenny Slate, Bowen Yang and Luca Guadagnino, who received this year's Filmmaker on the Edge Award from unofficial festival godfather John Waters.

Joel Kim Booster and ‘Fire Island’ Team on Crafting the Hulu Movie’s Queer Romances, Comedy and Villains

About five minutes into Fire Island, the Joel Kim Booster-written and Andrew Ahn-directed film delivers one of its best needle drops: Kathleen’s cover of Willy Wonka classic “Pure Imagination.” The moment is a clever play, serving as the background soundtrack to the arrival of the film’s core ensemble. Noah (Booster), Howie (Bowen Yang), Luke (Matt […]

Hollywood Flashback: ‘Longtime Companion’ Depicted Tragedy on Fire Island

The rom-com Fire Island, debuting June 3, is set on that coastal community off Long Island, favored by queer New Yorkers as far back as the 1930s. The scenic locale — free of cars and inhabited by a population of white-tailed deer — has served as a film backdrop before, most notably in Ryan Murphy’s […]

“Cancellation’s Just to Give Boring People Something Interesting to Talk About”: Jerrod Carmichael, Danny McBride and THR’s Comedy Actor Roundtable

“These are big questions,” Jake Johnson noted, just before he got real about his Hollywood path, which at different points along the way had left him feeling underwhelmed and disillusioned. It was the Minx star’s first appearance on a Hollywood Reporter Roundtable, and he half-jokingly admitted that he’d come to it with something entirely different […]