While Julianne Moore, Judd Apatow and other celebrities call for more gun laws in the wake of the latest mass murder at a school, a conservative group counts 121 acts of gun violence in the Top 10 films. read more
Judd Apatow was honored on Sunday at the Rape Foundation Annual Brunch for his advocacy for women, particularly those affected by the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby. Related: The Top Ten Most Hated Celebs During his speech in Beverly Hills, the Trainwreck director said: "Someone has to stand up for these women and someone in his community [...]
Girls star Lena Dunham credits Judd Apatow with helping her get through the darkness of going public with her account of sexual assault.… READ ON
In Judd Apatow’s book Sick in the Head, Sarah Silverman talks about how she could say anything as a kid, no matter how taboo, and not get into trouble. I think that’s a good thing, and it shouldn't stop in childhood, even if you have no plans to go into stand-up comedy.One of my proudest moments... Continue reading
Written by Pete Holmes, the semiautobiographical show is about a comedian whose wife left him.
Comedy director Judd Apatow already has firm footing at HBO as the executive producer of the network’s hit show Girls from writer, director and star Lena Dunham, and now he’s hoping to add another show to the cable giant’s comedy line-up. Show More Summary
HBO has greenlighted a new comedy project to be directed and executive produced by Judd Apatow. The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that Apatow, who executive produces the pay-cable net’s “Girls,” received a pilot order for “Crashing.” The single-camera project...
Deadline reports that HBO has ordered a comedy pilot directed by Judd Apatow about the real-life experiences of comedian Pete Holmes (American Dad!), who slept on other New York City comedians’ couches after his wife left him. The semi-autobiographical...Show More Summary
In a sketch for The Pete Holmes Show, Pete Holmes tries pitching a bunch of story ideas to Judd Apatow (like an eel magician called the Eel-lusionist), including one about how he became sad and broken after his wife left him. Well, that sadness will finally become art! Deadline reports... More »
'Crashing' is loosely based on the life of comedian Holmes. read more
EXCLUSIVE: HBO has given a green light to Crashing, a single-camera comedy pilot directed by comedy mogul Judd Apatow and starring comedian Pete Holmes. Written by Holmes, the semi-autobiographical project centers on a sweet, wholesome...Show More Summary
Hungry for more easily packaged, season-sized bites of TV goodness, HBO has ordered yet another anthology series to go along with True Detective and the yet-untitled comedy it’s developing with Judd Apatow and Flight Of The Conchords’ Jemaine Clement. Show More Summary
Judd Apatow recently returned to performing standup comedy: “I don’t really care if anything succeeds anymore; I just like to be in the process of trying.”
Image from 'Pitch Perfect 2,' courtesy of Universal If Amy Schumer's Trainwreck didn't cross the $100 million mark at the domestic box office yesterday, it will today. The $30m Judd Apatow comedy was at $99.524m as of Wednesday, so at worst it will cross $100m by the end of this sentence. The well-reviewed comedy [...]
Even though Trainwreck may not be Judd Apatow’s most successful film at the box office, currently sitting with $98 million domestic behind The 40-Year Old Virgin and Knocked Up, his collaboration with Amy Schumer has an 86% at Rotten Tomatoes, which his second highest-rated film as director. Show More Summary
Here’s a tally of tokers, from Shakespeare to Snoop Dogg. 1 | Dale Denton… from Pineapple Express The inspiration for this 2008 comedy, according to producer Judd Apatow , was Floyd, the stoner played by Brad Pitt in True Romance: “I...Show More Summary
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Judd Apatow's blockbuster hit The 40-Year-Old Virgin.
What happens in Amsterdam stays in Amsterdam — also, Vanessa Bayer stays in Amsterdam. We'll miss her. Boy, this Trainwreck international press tour has been a real... disaster.... More »
The San Francisco Giants recreate the Full House opening credits scene and Amy Schumer and Judd Apatow crash a wedding in Nerd Alert.
Because why not, right?! It seems like Amy Schumer has been everywhere else recently, with hit TV shows, hit movies, political activism, and even hit Instagram pictures scantily clad in bikinis — so why wouldn't she also be a wedding singer?! LOLz! [ Related: Amy Talks About Her Vacation With J.Law ] Schumer and Judd Apatow have been [...]