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Ellie Kemper to Topline ABC Comedy Based on BBC’s ‘Motherland’

ABC has formally ordered a comedy pilot based on the BAFTA-winning BBC series Motherland. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star Ellie Kemper will topline the pilot, titled Drop-Off, from Lionsgate Television — which owns worldwide rights to Motherland — and ABC Signature. The original’s creators, Sharon Horgan, Holly Walsh and Helen Serafinowicz, are among the executive producers, […]

Ashton Kutcher, Ellie Kemper Among Stars Who Ran 2022 New York City Marathon

Ashton Kutcher and Ellie Kemper were among the Hollywood stars who competed in the New York City marathon Sunday, according to the Associated Press and The New York Times. Kutcher ran the race to raise money for Thorn, a nonprofit technology company he co-founded that aims to stop the sexual abuse of children online. According […]

Disney+ Releases First Trailer of ‘Home Alone’ Reboot ‘Home Sweet Home Alone’

Disney+ unveiled a look at its upcoming Christmas movie Home Sweet Home Alone, a reimagining of the Home Alone franchise.  The trailer for the reboot introduces 10-year-old Max Mercer, played by Archie Yates (Jojo Rabbit), who is accidentally left behind while his family travels to Tokyo for the holidays. At first, Max is delighted to […]

Ellie Kemper, Luke Grimes to Star in Romantic Comedy ‘Happiness for Beginners’

Ellie Kemper, Luke Grimes, Nico Santos and Blythe Danner are starring in Happiness for Beginners, Netflix’s film adaptation of the novel by author Katherine Center. Vicky Wight, who previously tackled an adaptation of Center’s novel The Lost Husband, wrote the script and is directing the romantic comedy as well as producing alongside Geoff Linville and […]

Ellie Kemper on Debutante Ball With “Racist, Sexist” Past: “Ignorance Is No Excuse”

Ellie Kemper has responded to a viral Twitter controversy that linked the actress with a St. Louis debutante ball run by an organization with a racist past. “When I was 19 years old, I decided to participate in a debutante ball in my hometown. The century-old organization that hosted the debutante ball had an unquestionably […]

‘The Stand In’: Film Review

Drew Barrymore stars in 'The Stand In' as both a famous comic actor and her on-set substitute in this comedy directed by Jamie Babbit.

How ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Interactive Special Let Co-Creators Tell Stories That Didn’t Fit in Series Finale

Tina Fey and Robert Carlock talk to The Hollywood Reporter about 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's' interactive Netflix special 'Kimmy vs. the Reverend's' challenges, memorable endings and how it connects to "the larger narrative."

Ellie Kemper Opens Up About Portraying Darker Moments in ‘Kimmy Schmidt’ Interactive Special

An interview with 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend' star Ellie Kemper on Kimmy's confrontation with the Reverend, why Daniel Radcliffe's Prince Frederick is a good match and the possibility of future 'Kimmy Schmidt' stories.

How to Reach All of the ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Interactive Special Endings and What They Mean

How to reach all of the endings in the 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' interactive special, 'Kimmy vs. the Reverend' and what they mean, explained by co-creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock and star Ellie Kemper.

‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend’: TV Review

Kimmy and the gang return in a choose-your-own-adventure-style coda to Netflix's 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.'

Kimmy Schmidt Learns of More Kidnapped Girls in ‘Unbreakable’ Interactive Special Trailer

The trailer for the 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' interactive special, 'Kimmy vs. the Reverend,' features Ellie Kemper's protagonist learning of more girls kidnapped by doomsday cult leader Rev. Richard Wayne (Jon Hamm) as she plans her wedding to Daniel Radcliffe's Frederick.

Jack McBrayer, Johnny Knoxville Join ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Interactive Special

Check out the first photos and teaser for 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's' interactive special 'Kimmy vs. the Reverend,' streaming on Netflix on May 12.