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FILM NEWS: Zombieland sequel

Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, writers for both Deadpool and Zombieland, have confirmed they are currently working on a sequel to Ruben Fleischer’s comedy. The guys behind the zombie comedy are in discussion with the original cast but nothing is confirmed yet apart from the fact that Jesse Eisenberg could be ‘interested’. All we …

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NEWS – BBC3 Online Comedy A Winner!

BBC3 can still nurture new TV comedy talent following its move online, according to the pubcaster’s controller of comedy commissioning and leading producers.  Youth-skewing BBC3 moved online last February despite a campaign from leading UK comedy producers Avalon and Hat Trick to take it over and continue running it as a linear …

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VIDEO: Hello My name Is Forrest – Forrest Trump!

Satirical British television show “Newzoids” mercilessly mocked Donald Trump over the weekend in a hilarious “Forrest Gump” themed puppet/CGI sketch. It gave Tom Hanks’ lovable fictional character a full Trump makeover for the clip, which first aired on ITV on Saturday ― turning him into “a man everyone thought was a racist simpleton, …

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TV News: New Alan Carr series for Ch4

Alan Carr is opening his own social club in a new four-part entertainment series for Channel 4 – and that’s a long way from working in Tesco! The Chatty Man star is to front Alan Carr’s Happy Hour (w/t), which is being made by Hungry Bear Media, the indie established by …

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TV NEWS – STAR WARS ‘Bee’ TRAILER

FULL FRONTAL with Samantha Bee is a weekly late-night comedy series hosted by Samantha Bee, formerly the longest-serving correspondent on the Emmy award-winning The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and one of the most unique and visible comedic voices on television.  Watch her brilliant Star Wars inspired promo here.  Breaking …

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