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12 Movies Like Superbad That Comedy Fans Need To Watch

"Superbad" is one of the most influential comedies of the 21st century — or, at the very least, one of the raunchiest. Screenwriters Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg based the film's wild situations on stories from their own childhood, and worked with director Greg Mottola to craft a new teen comedy classic worthy of the high school movie hall of fame.Released by Judd Apatow's The Apatow Company, "Superbad" launched successful new stars who would go on to appear frequently in Apatow productions. Mic...
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The Best MasterClass Courses to Gift the Film Buffs in Your Life

Masterclass makes it easy for aspiring actors, screenwriters and directors to perfect their craft
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Shrinking: Jason Segel To Star In Apple TV Series From Ted Lasso Team

Bless the "Ted Lasso" gods: A 10-episode comedy series, "Shrinking," is coming from the beloved series' writers, Bill Lawrence and Brett Goldstein. Apple TV+ greenlit the series, which will star Jason Segel, on October 13.According to Deadline, "Shrinking" will follow "a grieving therapist," played by Segel, "who starts to break the rules and tell his clients exactly what he thinks. Ignoring his training and ethics, he finds himself making huge, tumultuous changes to people's lives ... including...
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37 thoughtful gifts that your aunt will actually use

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Otherland If you're looking for the perfect gift for your aunt, start with the 37 curated options below. You'll find everything from cooking classes with renown chefs to fresh coffee from across the globe. You can also find sentimental gift ideas here, and experiential gifts that won't break the bank here. Looking for more gift ideas? Check out all Insider Reviews gift guides here. Sign up ...
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Billy Eichner's New Rom-Com Bros Will Feature An All-LGBTQ Cast

It was all the way back in the before times (aka 2019) when it was announced that Judd Apatow was teaming up with Billy Eichner to make a romantic comedy starring and written by Eichner. Obviously, the pandemic put a delay on everything, but we were promised that the film would be history-making. In March, the title of the film was revealed as "Bros," and of course, most assumed this meant it would be a gay rom-com considering Eichner is, well, super gay.Y'all, Eichner doubled down on the LGBTQ+...
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Gift a Free MasterClass Course Taught by Top Film Industry Icons With Their New 2-for-1 Promo

Masterclass makes it easy for aspiring actors, screenwriters and directors to perfect their craft
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Adam Sandler's 14 Best Roles Ranked

Adam Sandler has had a fascinating career. Beginning with his star-making role as a cast member on "Saturday Night Live," Sandler's early time in the spotlight was defined by baby talk, sing-songy jokes, and goofy yelling. Early on, Sandler primarily played overgrown and over-privileged man babies with hair-trigger tempers. Many of those performances are very, very funny, but they don't come with a particularly large amount of depth.However, as Sandler has grown as an actor (particularly after l...
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Bright raises $15M for its live video platform that lets you learn from top creators

Bright, a live video platform that lets fans engage in live conversations with their favorite creators and celebs, has raised $15 million in new funding, the company announced today. The round was co-led by co-founder and talent manager Guy Oseary’s Sound Ventures, the fund he founded with Ashton Kutcher. RIT Capital and Regah Ventures also co-led. Other investors in the new round include Marc Benioff’s TIME Ventures, Globo Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Shawn Mendes & Manager Andrew Gertle...
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Celeb Livestreaming Startup Bright Raises $15M, Investors Include Judd Apatow, Amy Schumer, Shawn Mendes

Bright, a startup that has recruited several hundred celebrities, artists and influencers to host ticketed live Zoom events, announced $15 million in funding from investors including several Hollywood celebs. Bright was founded by former YouTube exec Michael Powers and investor and music manager Guy Oseary, whose clients include Madonna and U2. The funding round was […]
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The Daily Stream: Crashing Is An Awkwardly Hilarious Journey Of Self-Discovery And Stand-Up

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they've been watching, why it's worth checking out, and where you can stream it.)The Series: CrashingWhere You Can Stream It: HBO MaxThe Pitch: Stand-up comedian Pete Holmes stars in this semi-autobiographical series that finds him learning lessons about himself on and off the stage as he tries to break through the New York City comedy scene after his wife Jessica has an affair and leaves him without the home and...
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Bright raises $15M for its live video platform that lets you Zoom with top creators

Bright, a live video platform that lets fans Zoom with their favorite creators and celebs, has raised $15 million in new funding, the company announced today. The round was co-led by co-founder and talent manager Guy Oseary’s Sound Ventures, the fund he founded with Ashton Kutcher. RIT Capital and Regah Ventures also co-led. Other investors in the new round include Marc Benioff’s TIME Ventures, Globo Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Shawn Mendes & Manager Andrew Gertler’s AG Ventures, as well...
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Judd Apatow’s Gay Romantic Comedy Casts A Love Interest For Billy Eichner

Luke Macfarlane is joining the cast of "Bros," billed as the first rom-com about gay men by a major studio.
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Billy Eichner’s ‘Ex-Husbands’ Heads to Amazon

Billy Eichner just announced that his upcoming romantic comedy, Ex-Husbands, has found a home at Amazon Studios. The movie about two gay men pursuing a divorce is exciting for so many reasons, chief among them being it’s a groundbreaking addition to LGBTQ+ mainstream cinema and the thriving subgenre of divorce cinema. Nothing screams romance quite like divorce, amirite? Seriously, titles like Kramer v Kramer, Scenes From A Marriage, and Marriage Story are beloved for good reason. Devastating ...
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‘Freaks and Geeks’ Season 2 Could’ve Happened at MTV, But We Live in the Darkest Timeline

Freaks and Geeks is one of the most beloved, and unfortunately, short-lived shows of all time. Created by Paul Feig and executive produced by Judd Apatow, the series was simply ahead of its time, championing the single-camera comedy approach when network television hadn’t yet let go of the confines of multi-camera sitcoms with live audiences. Despite a critically acclaimed first season, Freaks and Geeks was canceled. But it could have lived on at MTV. So why didn’t that happen? Collider recen...
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27 TV shows Netflix canceled even though critics loved them

"Marvel's Daredevil." Netflix Netflix often sees little value in long-running TV shows. This year, Netflix has canceled critically acclaimed shows like "Special" and "On My Block." We looked at 27 Netflix originals beloved by critics that were canceled. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Netflix doesn't love long-running TV shows and sometimes that means great shows get the ax early.The streaming giant has canceled plenty of shows that upset fans but were panne...
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‘Good on Paper’ Trailer: Iliza Shlesinger’s New Boyfriend May Not Be What He Seems

There’s a long cinematic tradition of comedians making movies based on events in their own lives, from Woody Allen to Judd Apatow. Now we can add Iliza Shlesinger to that group, because she has written and stars in a new movie called Good on Paper that’s “based on a mostly true story” about a boyfriend she had (played by Veronica Mars actor Ryan Hansen) who may not be exactly who he appears. Check out the trailer below. Good on Paper Trailer I had somehow never heard of Shlesinger until ...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Nbc, Amy Schumer, Netflix, Starz, Movie Trailers, Woody Allen, Judd Apatow, Cw, Margaret Cho, Iliza Shlesinger, Dennis, Andrea, Veronica Mars


Zooming With the Stars: Startup Bright Launches Ticketed Live-Video Events With Celebs and Creators

How much would you pay to have an intimate video-conferencing session with Madonna, Amy Schumer, Laura Dern, Jennifer Lopez or Judd Apatow? Bright, a startup founded by investor and music manager Guy Oseary (whose clients include Madonna and U2) and former YouTube exec Michael Powers, is going to test the market for live, ticketed events […]
Tags: News, Youtube, Madonna, Judd Apatow, Bright, Guy Oseary, Michael Powers, Madonna Amy Schumer Laura Dern Jennifer Lopez


‘I Slept with Joey Ramone’ Casts Pete Davidson as The Ramones Lead Singer

When it comes to Pete Davidson, audiences seem to either love or hate him with little room in between. As a longtime fan of Saturday Night Live, it’s been fascinating to watch him grow comedically. As a stand-up act, he has undeniable chops, but as a performer, Davidson still has some work to do outside of playing anyone other than a slightly different version of himself. Now Netflix will give him a chance to do just that by having him play The Ramones frontman Joey Ramone in a new movie. Net...
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15 online classes and books to help you transition your career and build a path to success

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Finding your ideal career path or job transition can take some time. Online courses and books can help you find an in-demand, well-paying role that also excites you. Below are 15 resources to help you take steps towards a career transition or improve a current job. A few years ago, I was having what some call a quarter-life crisis that didn't feel like a crisis. I was ...
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Happily Review: A Devilishly Clever Twilight Zone Riff on the Rom-Com Genre

Rating:  9/10 Cast: Joel McHale as Tom Kerry Bishé as Janet Stephen Root as Goodman Natalie Zea as Karen Paul Scheer as Val Natalie Morales as Patricia Jon Daly as Donald Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Maude Charlyne Yi as Gretel Breckin Meyer as Richard Shannon Woodward as Carla Al Madrigal as Arthur Written and Directed by BenDavid Grabinski Click here to rent or purchase Happily! Happily Review: Whether in the first few months of your umpteenth relationship or over a decade in with the partner...
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‘Borat’ Star Maria Bakalova Heard About Her Oscar Nomination While Filming Judd Apatow’s Pandemic Comedy ‘The Bubble’

Maria Bakalova was shooting a scene opposite Pedro Pascal for “The Bubble,” an upcoming meta-comedy about actors filming a movie in the middle of a pandemic, when she found out she landed her first Oscar nomination. “We were in the middle of a take,” she says. “I was like, ‘Oh, did I do something wrong?'” […]
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‘Bros’: Billy Eichner to Star in and Co-Write an LGBTQ Rom-Com Set for Summer 2022

Back in 2019, Judd Apatow teamed up with Billy Eichner to produce a yet-to-be-titled romantic comedy starring and written by the Billy on the Street host and comedian. Two years later, that rom-com now has a name and a release date, and a history-making precedent that will set it apart from the rest of the genre. Universal has set the release date for Bros, which it is touting as the first major studio movie to star and be written by an openly gay man, for August 12, 2022, The Wrap reports. ...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Romance, Gay, Netflix, Universal, Hulu, Billy Eichner, Judd Apatow, Parks, Bros, Billy, Nicholas Stoller, Apatow, Joshua Church


Billy Eichner’s Romantic Comedy ‘Bros’ to Debut in Theaters in 2022

Billy Eichner’s upcoming romantic comedy “Bros” has been scheduled to debut in theaters next summer. Set at Universal, the film will open on Aug. 12, 2022. Eicher is starring in “Bros,” which centers on two gay men with commitment issues who attempt a relationship. He’s also co-writing the script with the movie’s director Nicholas Stoller, […]
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Bros: Universal Pictures’ Rom-Com Starring Billy Eichner Sets August 2022 Release

Bros: Universal Pictures’ Rom-Com Starring Billy Eichner Sets August 2022 Release Universal Pictures has announced a new romantic comedy is in the works titled Bros, starring Billy Eichner, the first openly gay man to co-write and star in his own major studio film. The movie will be released on Friday, August 12, 2022, opening against a currently untitled live-action Disney movie. if (typeof readAdmiralCookie === "function"){ admiral_status = readAdmiral...
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Lucas Brothers Teaming With Judd Apatow For Autobiographical Film

Lucas Brothers teaming with Judd Apatow for autobiographical film According to Deadline, actor/comedian/writer team Kenny and Keith Lucas -also known as The Lucas Brothers- are teaming up with comedy powerhouse Judd Apatow for a currently untitled autobiographical film project at Universal Pictures. The identical twins will write and star in the movie about their lives in Newark, New Jersey, with Apatow producing via his Apatow Productions. Jarrad Paul and Andrew Mogel (Yes Man, The D Train) ...
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Judd Apatow to Produce Identical-Twins Comedy From the Lucas Brothers

Judd Apatow and brothers Kenny and Keith Lucas are teaming on a new comedy for Universal Pictures. The semi-autobiographical film will center on the siblings’ lives as identical twins growing up in New Jersey. The Lucas brothers are writing and starring in the film, with Apatow set to produce. Jarrad Paul and Andrew Mogel (“The […]
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Judd Apatow and Jason Bateman Take You to Film School for a Master Class in Directing

Director Judd Apatow describes himself as the “anti-David Fincher.” “I’m not the person that thinks you need to do 10 or 20 takes to get rid of all self-consciousness, to drain the actors so that they become so pure and in the moment,” the “King of Staten Island” helmer revealed on Variety’s Directors on Directors […]
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Marvel's Karen Gillan And Borat 2 Star Join Stacked Cast For Judd Apatow's Pandemic Comedy

Judd Apatow's new pandemic comedy is coming to Netflix, and it's scored some pretty great stars.
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