As the primary Oscar contenders continue to flood theaters, the Independent Spirit Awards are kicking off the top-tier film accolades. Announced Tuesday, the nominations showcase a slew of obvious Oscar players: "Carol" leads with six recognitions, while "Beasts of No Nation" has five and "Spotlight" boasts four. Show More Summary
Jason Segel's tastes are eclectic, to say the least (or as he says, "weird and interesting and unique"). So The Envelope asked him about his influences and inspirations: Peter Sellers "Well, Peter Sellers is the big one for me. I carry a picture of Peter Sellers to set with me. I have it in my...
Why did James Ponsoldt select Jason Segel to play David Foster Wallace, one of the most acclaimed novelists of the late 20th century, for "The End of the Tour"? In hindsight, the star of R-rated comedies such as "I Love You Man" and the decade-defining TV show "How I Met Your Mother" understands...
As anyone who attended Rush's R40 tour earlier this year could attest, the Canadian prog legends have a lot of famous fans. Goofy videos that played during and after the show featured Paul Rudd and Jason Segel — who made Rush the fulcrum of their male-bonding odyssey in I Love You,...
Freaks and Geeks, which was just eliminated from our High-School TV Showdown, is chock-full of embarrassing moments — after all, it's about what it's really like to be a teenager. But for Jason Segel, who played Nick Andopolis, what he calls "one of the most uncomfortable things I have ever put... More »
Jason Segel was strolling down the street in Austin, Texas, when he rang up The Huffington Post to chat about "The End of the Tour" on the eve of the movie's DVD release. His most cerebral role yet, Segel plays David Foster Wallace during the author's promotion of the 1996 magnum opus Infinite Jest in the film. Show More Summary
No one thought the How I Met Your Mother star was qualified to play David Foster Wallace. How wrong we were. Segel talks End of the Tour, his new career act, and more.
"I'm not so sure you want to be me." It was an opportunity I couldn't pass - the chance to interview Jason Segel. He stars as the late author David Foster Wallace in one of my favorite films this year, The End of the Tour directed by James Ponsoldt. Show More Summary
Jason Segel is dapper in a suit while attending the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences New Member Reception held at Lincoln Ristorante on Monday (October 5) in New York City. The 35-year-old actor was joined at the event by Patricia Clarkson and director of the New York Programs Academy Of Motion Picture Arts, [...]
For many, the most-loved parts of Forgetting Sarah Marshall, the 2008 romantic comedy written by and starring Jason Segel, are when Segel's lovable-schmuck character performs a puppet rock opera centered around the life of Count Dracula, cheekily titled A Taste For Love. However, puppet enthusiasts might be surprised to learn that the... More »
This weekend marks the 16th annual New Yorker Festival, featuring a roster of big-name speakers, panelists and performers from Toni Morrison and Patti Smith to Jason Segel and Billy Joel. One major addition to this year's festival will be Tech@Fest, a new slate of programming focusing on topics like cyber privacy, gaming and gene technology. Show More Summary
When the first trailer for Jason Segel’s The Muppets dropped back in 2011, my dad—a longtime fan of the franchise—took major issue with it. It wasn’t because of Segel or the absence of Frank Oz or a new protagonist named Walter or the fact that the property was getting a reset in the first place. Show More Summary
There’s at least one funny joke in the Jason Segel/Cameron Diaz movie, Sex Tape. While frantically trying to cut off access to the amateur porn vid he accidentally uploaded to iCloud, Jason Segel tries to explain why deleting the file won’t work. “Nobody understands the cloud,” he says. “It’s a fucking mystery!” He’s kind of right. More »
Being a regular on a popular television series is often an interesting double-edged sword for actors. On the one hand, it tends to be extremely lucrative in a profession where being unemployed is much more common that actually having a regular gig. Show More Summary
Jason Segel gives the performance of his career in portraying the late David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour. But it's not just about the renowned writer. Jesse Eisenberg portrays David Lipsky, a journalist for Rolling Stone come...Show More Summary
I was fretting over how to write about James Ponsoldt's The End of the Tour before the film even began. Starring Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg as renowned writer David Foster Wallace and Rolling Stone journalist David Lipsky respectively,...Show More Summary
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"Dad bods" are the new fitness standard for a growing bunch of men across the United States. What's a dad bod? Well, think Seth Rogan, Jason Segel or Leonardo DiCaprio on summer vacation and between movie roles - overweight, out of shape, and happy and content with his pasta, rose', and Victoria's Secret models. Show More Summary
James Ponsoldt’s The End Of The Tour is set over the course of five days in 1996, as Rolling Stone writer David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) accompanies the late, great David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel) to the last stop of a reading tour to promote his breakthrough novel, Infinite Jest. Show More Summary
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