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Lizzo, Jonathan Van Ness, Padma Lakshmi and THR’s Reality Roundtable Talk Guilty Pleasures, Crying on Camera and Underboob Sweat

The level of talent (and comic timing) at The Hollywood Reporter‘s Reality Emmy Roundtable was in no short supply, but there was still a moment of giddy reverence when one particular participant entered the chat. Will Arnett (Fox’s Lego Masters), Nicole Byer (Netflix’s Nailed It! and ABC’s Wipeout), Padma Lakshmi (Hulu’s Taste the Nation and […]

Bradley Cooper on ‘Maestro,’ How Will Arnett Helped Him Get Sober and Being Snubbed Twice at CAA’s Oscar Party

Will Arnett kicked off the 100th episode of SmartLess in characteristic fashion by teasing co-hosts Jason Bateman and Sean Hayes with details about their guest — noting multihyphenate talents proven by armfuls of accolades and Oscar nominations — before he revealed a name. “And above all, this is a person that we all adore,” Arnett […]

Marshawn Lynch on ‘Murderville,’ ‘Westworld’ and Acting Ambitions: “I Want to Blow S*** Up”

To say Marshawn Lynch has stayed “pretty” busy since retiring from the NFL is like saying his “Beast Quake” run — where the reaction from Seattle Seahawks fans famously registered on a seismograph — was “pretty” good. The Super Bowl-winning running back, who also happens to be one of the most charismatic people to ever […]

Netflix’s ‘Murderville’: TV Review

The murder-mystery comedy pairs Will Arnett's Detective Terry Seattle with celebrity guests who are not shown a script ahead of time and must improvise their way through each case.

Will Arnett, Netflix Team for Improvised, Star-Packed Whodunnit (Exclusive)

Populating Will Arnett’s latest comedy was a project in and of itself. Arnett and his Sony-based Electric Ave. banner had secured the rights to adapt the BAFTA Award-winning BBC Three series Murder in Successville, and now he needed a cadre of celebrity guest stars who’d be willing to improv their way through his spin on […]

Will Arnett Replacing Armie Hammer in Taika Waititi Soccer Comedy ‘Next Goal Wins’

Will Arnett will be replacing Armie Hammer in Taika Waititi’s Searchlight Pictures soccer comedy, Next Goal Wins, sources have confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. The news of the Hammer’s exit comes after the actor was accused by multiple women of sexual assault. Hammer denied the allegations, but the Los Angeles Police Department launched an investigation. […]

Disney+’s ‘Muppets Haunted Mansion’: TV Review

In Disney's latest attempt at Muppet cross-branding, Gonzo and Pepe the King Prawn spend a spooky night in a house that just happens to be the Haunted Mansion of theme park fame.

‘SmartLess’ Podcast Team Gets Docuseries With Discovery+

Discovery has ordered a two-part docuseries that will follow Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes and Will Arnett as they go on tour for their hit podcast, SmartLess. The untitled series will release on Discovery+ in 2022 and include celebrity interviews from the tour, as well as exclusive behind-the-scenes footage. “Jason, Sean and Will are three absolute […]

Will Arnett to Narrate Toronto Maple Leafs Docuseries ‘All Or Nothing’ for Amazon

Will Arnett has been tapped to narrate the Amazon docuseries All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs, as the streaming giant ramps up production of local Canadian content series. Arnett, who voices Batman in the animated Lego feature film franchise, will host all five episodes of the Canadian Amazon Original docuseries set to premiere Oct. 1 […]

Amazon Nabs Exclusive Rights to ‘SmartLess’ Podcast

Amazon on Tuesday acquired the exclusive rights to release new episodes of Jason Bateman, Will Arnett and Sean Hayes’ SmartLess podcast a week early on Amazon Music and on the subscription tier of Wondery, the podcast studio acquired by Amazon last year. The early releases will begin on August 1. Amazon will also have the rights […]

FX’s ‘The Choe Show’: TV Review

Los Angeles artist David Choe interviews and paints celebrity friends and acquaintances, including Will Arnett, Maya Erskine, Asa Akira and Rainn Wilson, in this four-part series.

Will Arnett and Sean Hayes Talk Turning Decades-Long Friendship Into Podcast ‘Smartless’

Jason Bateman, Will Arnett and Sean Hayes have been friends for nearly three decades but have never all worked together on the same project. They finally found the right vehicle with new interview podcast Smartless.