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Kim Kardashian Had “No Idea” Will Ferrell, Jimmy Fallon Were on ‘SNL’: “I Was So Embarrassed”

Kim Kardashian had a bit of research to do about boyfriend Pete Davidson’s since-ended day job. The reality TV star appeared on The Tonight Show on Tuesday, where host Jimmy Fallon asked if she had been nervous ahead of her Saturday Night Live hosting debut that aired Oct. 9, 2021. She and Davidson, who was […]

‘Dick’ Director on Challenges of Making a Watergate Comedy and Whether It Could Be Done Today

Fascination over the mysterious identity of Deep Throat, the Watergate whistleblower, helped fuel the success of 1976’s Oscar-winning All the President’s Men, but it also led to another, far unlikelier project: 1999’s Dick, a bouncy comedy about two teen girls who unwittingly find themselves at the center of the scandal. Dick focused on Betsy (Kirsten […]

Will Ferrell Joins Margot Robbie in Greta Gerwig’s ‘Barbie’

Will Ferrell has closed a deal to join Margot Robbie in Barbie, Warner Bros.’ all-star take on the Mattel toy icon. Robbie is portraying the fashion-forward doll, topping a call sheet whose names range from Ryan Gosling and Simu Liu to Kate McKinnon and Alexandra Shipp to Emma Mackey and America Ferrera. Greta Gerwig and […]

Isla Fisher Joins Will Ferrell, Jamie Foxx in ‘Strays’ (Exclusive)

Isla Fisher has joined the high-wattage cast of Strays, the live-action/CGI hybrid that Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar filmmaker Josh Greenbaum is directing for Universal. Will Ferrell, Jamie Foxx and Randall Park are already on the voice call sheet, while Will Forte is the rare live-action human in the production, which is […]

The Weeknd, Gwyneth Paltrow, Leonardo DiCaprio, James Corden in the Market for Art at Frieze Los Angeles

A mostly masked, Hollywood-heavy crowd showed up for the opening V.I.P. day of Frieze Los Angeles on Thursday, Feb. 17, as the art fair kicked off its third edition in a new, expanded space next to the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Among the day one attendees were James Corden, Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Ferrell, […]

Will Ferrell, Jamie Foxx Comedy ‘Strays’ Set for Summer 2023 Release

Will Ferrell and Jamie Foxx canine comedy Strays will strut into theaters on June 9, 2023, Universal announced Tuesday. Ferrell and Foxx star opposite Will Forte in the movie, which is a live-action/CGI hybrid directed by Josh Greenbaum. The story, from a script by Dan Perrault, follows an abandoned dog who teams up with other strays […]

Rebel Wilson, Ellen DeGeneres, LeBron James Among the Stars at Super Bowl LVI

Stars, athletes and fans descended upon SoFi Stadium on Sunday to watch the L.A. Rams play the Cincinnati Bengals in the 56th Super Bowl. Ahead of kickoff, Mary Mary performed “Lift Every Voice and Sing” outside of the stadium, followed by Jhené Aiko’s performance of “America the Beautiful” on the field. During her performance, footage […]

‘The Woman in the House’ Creators Reveal Will Ferrell’s Notes, Season 2 Prospects and Why the Surprise Finale Cameo Almost Didn’t Happen

[This story contains spoilers to Netflix’s The Woman in the House.] Just one look at the title for Netflix’s absurdist thriller series The Woman in the House Across the Street From the Girl in the Window makes it clear that crime-show fans aren’t going to get the typical ride they might expect from the genre. […]

Will Ferrell’s Last ‘Elf’ Costume Goes to Auction

Just in time for the holidays, the last of the three costumes Will Ferrell wore in Elf will be available for auction as part of Bonhams’ “TCM Presents… Hollywood Cool” event on Wednesday morning. On the set of the beloved holiday classic, there were three identical versions of the Buddy the Elf Hero costume, two […]

Will Ferrell, Jamie Foxx, Will Forte Starring in Universal Comedy ‘Strays’ (Exclusive)

Universal’s comedy Strays has found its barks. Will Ferrell, Jamie Foxx and Will Forte will star in the movie, a live-action/CGI hybrid, adult-skewing comedy being directed by Josh Greenbaum. It’s the filmmaker’s follow-up to his feature breakout, Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar. Dan Perrault (American Vandal) wrote the script, which follows an abandoned […]

John Oliver Enlists George Clooney, Will Ferrell, Cardi B for ‘Last Week Tonight’ Season Finale

After last year’s season finale, which ended with an explosion, John Oliver kept his final 2021 episode of Last Week Tonight inside the studio — but recruited several celebrities to help him bring the year to an end. He briefly recapped his “tricky year,” which started with him filming in front of a “white void,” […]