Tag: comedy

Blake Griffin to Host Comedy Shows This July

Blake Griffin is a man of many hats: Basketball superstar, philanthropist, and now…stand-up comedian? In a press release from Just For Laughs, the world’s largest comedy festival, it was revealed that the Clippers’ team captain will host 5 nights of the Montreal fest’s Midnight Surprise series from July 26th to 30th. The series will be held at Theatre St-Catherine. Located in the… Read more →

The Lonely Island’s Feature Film Has an Official Title and Poster

Here’s some news that just might make you jizz in your pants…Last year, it was announced that comedy trio The Lonely Island were working on their first feature film, a mockumentary co-produced by Judd Apatow. Originally known as Conner4Real (Top Secret Untitled Lonely Island Movie was another working titled), the film follows Conner (Andy Samberg), a Pop/Rap star who must reform his old… Read more →

2015 Was a Terrible Year For Comedy Films

This is no laughing matter. 2015 made for some very magical movie moments. Whether exhilarating Action (Mad Max: Fury Road, Creed), astounding Animation (Inside Out, The Peanuts Movie) or dazzling Dramas (Room, Youth), every genre seemed to have its shine. This was, however, for every genre but one: Comedy. Coming off a seeming awful 2014, a year with a mere… Read more →

Just For Laughs: Silicon Valley Cast Details Season 3

One of the most interesting events that took place at Just For Laughs’ ComedyPro sector was a panel featuring the main cast and producers of HBO’s hit original series, Silicon Valley. Topics discussed throughout the panel included humorous stories from the set, personal relations with the show’s stories/characters and even the scientific backing behind what has since been dubbed as “The greatest… Read more →

Yasiin Bey To Debut Stand Up Comedy Set Tomorrow

Yasiin Bey has been popping up all over Montreal this past month. It all started with an appearance at Dave Chappelle’s Just For Laughs warehouse party, continued with a surprise opening set at Run The Jewels’ Club Soda show, and concluding with multiple appearances at the city’s Osheaga festival (including coming out as a special guest during both Kendrick Lamar… Read more →

Vanilla Ice Set To Play Mark Twain in Adam Sandler’s ‘Ridiculous 6’

“Alright stop, collaborate and….Mark Twain?” Yes, you read that correctly. Next month, comedy legend Adam Sandler is gearing up to begin production on his new film, The Ridiculous 6. The film will serve as the first of four pictures in his deal with Netflix to produce original films for them. Among the actors cast in the Western Comedy are people who… Read more →