Thursday Name a funny celebrity — Amy Poehler, Steve Carell, Horatio Sanz, Maya Rudolph — and chances are they got their start in standup comedy. The fast-paced, script-free genre forces participants to think creatively on their feet, leading to wacky scenes that never play out the same way twice. And...
It's not rare for TV spin-offs to bring in new voice actors, but fans will be happy to hear that Maya Rudolph, Alan Tudyk (woah, I thought Krei was in jail!), Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, and Jamie Chung are all reprising their original roles.
Hairy babies, rejoice. Stars including Maya Rudolph, Alan Tudyk and even Stan Lee will reprise their roles when the show comes to Disney XD in 2017.
Patton Oswalt delivered a bittersweet set following his wife’s tragic death. Maya Rudolph reprised her role as the fake Talking Heads backup singer from Documentary Now. Ken Marino sang a full version of “Danny’s Song” by Loggins and Messina... Continue reading…
It still remains to be seen if Disney and Marvel’s Big Hero 6 will ever get a second life in theaters, but the upcoming 2017 animated continuation is no slouch when it comes to casting. Not only will stars like Maya Rudolph and Scott Adsit return, so too will Sherlock and The Walking Dead stars join the mix. Continue reading…
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Disney XD’s upcoming animated series Big Hero 6 will reunite much of the original cast from the Oscar-winning feature film. Reprising their roles are: Maya Rudolph as Aunt Cass; Jamie Chung as no-nonsense, speed genius, Go Go; ScottShow More Summary
A few years ago I saw David Byrne and St. Vincent in concert and it was a.) a blessed dream and b.) probably the closest I will ever get to see the Talking Heads live. But! Fred Armisen, Maya Rudolph, and Bill Hader have united to form Test Pattern, a parodic homage to the Heads, and they are kick ass. Read more...
This is a party. This is a disco. This is an extreme amount of fooling around. Maya Rudolph joined Fred Armisen and Bill Hader's Talking Heads parody band Test Pattern, birthed from their IFC show Doctumentary Now!, on stage last night at Tenacious D's Festival Supreme in Los Angeles. Like ... More »
Last night, Tenacious D’s Festival Supreme returned for it’s fourth iteration at the Shrine Expo Hall & Grounds in Los Angeles. The festival featured performances from artists like Mac DeMarco and Flight of the Conchords. Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, and Maya Rudolph’s Talking Heads parody band Test Pattern also performed. Show More Summary
In September, Fred Armisen and Bill Hader debuted their Talking Heads parody band Test Pattern on “Late Night With Seth Meyers.” The band was the focus of last week’s episode of their IFC series “Documentary Now!,” which parodied Jonathan...Show More Summary
The Talking Heads have unfortunately not released a new album (though soon, David Byrne will be organizing an immersive theater piece about neuroscience, so presumably some heads will talk there), but a certain band called Test Pattern has. If you’ve been keeping up with all your documentary spoof news this week (because who hasn’t?), you […]
Maya Rudolph and Superchunk drummer Jon Wurster were also part of this spot-on sendup of the classic Talking Heads concert film. Continue reading…
On the most recent episode of their IFC show Documentary Now!, the Saturday Night Live veterans Fred Armisen and Bill Hader, along with old friend Maya Rudolph, staged a full-on parody of the Talking Heads’ classic 1984 concert film Stop Making Sense. We’ve posted clips from the episode, as well as the in-character Seth Meyers […]
Brooklyn Nine-Nine's excellent season four roster keeps on comfortably expanding, and just like Charles happily preparing a Turkmenistani goat stew, we have zero complaints. Following the early additions of Maya Rudolph, Jorma Taccone, and Jim O'Heir on the Fox comedy, The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Jimmy Smits is set to ... More »
Clip is taken from an upcoming episode of IFC mockumentary series Documentary Now!.
This week, Documentary Now!‘s awaited (well, as much as a comedy show appealing particularly to documentary film enthusiasts and Talking Heads fans could be awaited in the general sense) spoof of the Talking Heads documentary, Stop Making Sense, will air. (It’s called “Final Transmission.”) In advance of the episode — which is out Wednesday, October 12 — IFC has shared […]
Each week, Fred Armisen and Bill Hader parody a different documentary film on their IFC series “ Documentary Now! ” On this week's episode, which airs Wednesday, October 12 at 10 p.m. Eastern, they will satirize Jonathan Demme’s 1984 Talking Heads documentary Stop Making Sense. Show More Summary
It's been a common refrain throughout this unending election cycle, but it's true: Idiocracy feels less outlandish now than it did 10 years ago. Mike Judge's prescient comedy could practically double as a documentary at this point, a sentiment affirmed by co-screenwriter Etan Cohen himself earlier this year. As such,...
Celeb: Actress and comedian Maya Rudolph. The “Bridesmaids” star is a mom of four who says she has become worried about what chemicals she’s exposing herself and her kids to — she also just happens to be a pitchwoman for enviro-friendly company Seventh Generation (in a recent commercial for its feminine products, she sings a “vajingle” in which she […]