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Posts Tagged ‘Will Forte’

HuffPo Writer Checks Out Peter Bogdanovich’s Latest Picture Show

On this particular day, cast and crew for Squirrels to the Nuts, Peter Bogdanovich‘s first feature directing effort in 12 years, were camped out in Washington Heights around West 175th Street. Since the production was winding down, HuffPost Entertainment reporter Mike Ryan caught sight of some more-unusual-than-usual scenes, like this one:

Cybill Shepherd is sitting in a director’s chair to my right, signing her autograph to a stack of periodicals. One is a Rolling Stone with the headline “Cybill Sizzles.” Another is an old TV Guide featuring the cast of Moonlighting. Part of me likes to think that this is just what Shepherd does in her free time, but it’s the last day of filming, so these are most likely requests from the crew.

The crux of Ryan’s piece is his failure to get much going conversationally with Bogdanovich. He notes that unlike most set visits, where a group of journalists are herded around to precise, scheduled chat sessions, he was left to his own solo devices.

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Memo to Bob Newhart’s Primetime Emmy Co-Nominees

We’re talking to you: Justin Timberlake, Will Forte, Bobby Cannavale, Louis C.K. and Nathan Lane.

Each one of you is nominated alongside comedy legend Bob Newhart in the 2013 Primetime Emmy category of Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series. Should any of you win at the Creative Arts ceremony, please consider a variation of Ving Rhames’ priceless move at the Golden Globes and making Newhart your version of Jack Lemmon.

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Hollywood Reporter Stirs Up USC-UCLA Rivarly

The Hollywood Reporter is kicking off USC-UCLA week by publishing a story in this week’s print edition looking at the crosstown collegiate rivalry through the eyes of Hollywood.

In the piece, Saturday Night Live alums Will Forte (UCLA) and Will Ferrell (USC) managed to get their digs in at each other’s school:

UCLA GRAD WILL FORTE:
“I don’t really associate with USC fans. A certain type of person goes there — they aren’t good people. They’re very entitled, the type of person that will not hold the door for an old woman. They’ll intentionally walk a blind person into traffic. That’s what you’re working with at that school.”

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SNL Character MacGruber Gets A Movie|31M Tune In To MJ Memorial|Froomkin Details HuffPo Job|WaPo Among Cyber Attack Targets|For Goodness Sake, Put On A Pair Of Pants On Friday


AgencySpy: Following in the footsteps of the Coneheads, Mary Katherine Gallagher and Stuart Smalley, MacGruber (played by Will Forte) is set to become the latest “Saturday Night Live” sketch to make the jump to the big screen. Next up: Forte for governor.

TVNewser: Michael Jackson‘s memorial yesterday drew 31 million U.S. viewers, less than the number that watched Princess Diana‘s funeral (33.3 million).

FishbowlDC: Former Washington Post blogger Dan Froomkin shares more details about his new gig at The Huffington Post.

Associated Press: The Washington Post was also a target of cyber attacks that hit the White House, Pentagon and New York Stock Exchange starting on July 4.

ASSME: Calling all unemployed or work-from-home types! ASSME, an organization representing those many media workers who have been laid off over the last year or so, has designated this Friday as “Freelancers Put On Your Pants” Day, asking all freelance, unemployed, or underemployed employees to put on some freakin’ pants already.