Casting

Ferrell and Wahlberg to Reteam for Cameo-Heavy Football Comedy (updated)

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Ferrell and Wahlberg to Reteam for Cameo-Heavy Football Comedy (updated)

Deadline is reporting that a deal has been struck to reteam The Other Guys leads Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg for Turkey Bowl, a comedy about football obsessed towns. »

Ferrell Sets Up Indie Comedy; Bides Time Smooching with JCR

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Ferrell Sets Up Indie Comedy; Bides Time Smooching with JCR

Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly kissed at last night's Lakers game, and Ferrell is preparing to produce The Bachelorette with Lizzy Caplan, Adam Scott, Kirsten Dunst, and Casey Wilson »

Rob Riggle May Be ‘21 Jump Street’ Villain

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Rob Riggle May Be ‘21 Jump Street’ Villain

Rob Riggle, the Daily Show alum best known for roles in The Hangover, Step Brothers and The Other Guys, is in talks to play the villain in Jonah Hill's '21 Jump Street' remake. »

Franco and Blanchett Drop Out of Stiller’s ‘While We’re Young’

Monday, March 7, 2011
Franco and Blanchett Drop Out of Stiller’s ‘While We’re Young’

Scheduling conflicts, including Franco's commitment to Oz: The Great and Powerful, send Stiller's Noah Baumbach-directed dramedy into a casting tailspin. »

Will Ferrell Set for Four Episode Arc on ‘The Office’

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Will Ferrell Set for Four Episode Arc on ‘The Office’

Deadline broke the story that was later confirmed by the official NBC The Office twitter feed: Will Ferrell has signed up for a four episode story arc on The Office, including Steve Carell's last regular appearance on the show. »

Ferrell, Black, Rogen, Reilly, McBride in new Beasties Project

Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Ferrell, Black, Rogen, Reilly, McBride in new Beasties Project

The comic all-star team will appear in "Fight For Your Right Revisited," a short film from Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch, that will screen at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. »

Ferrell-Galifianakis Presidential Election Comedy?

Saturday, December 4, 2010
Ferrell-Galifianakis Presidential Election Comedy?

Deadline has revealed Warner Bros will release a new comedy centered around the 2012 election, featuring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis as competing Presidential candidates. Jay Roach will direct. »

Stiller and Franco to Star in ‘While We’re Young’

Thursday, December 2, 2010
Stiller and Franco to Star in ‘While We’re Young’

Competing Spirt Award nominees Ben Stiller and James Franco will star in the dramatic comedy 'While We're Young' for Greenberg director Noah Baumbach. »

And the Oscar Hosts are… Franco and Hathaway?

Monday, November 29, 2010
And the Oscar Hosts are… Franco and Hathaway?

Deadline has the scoop that possible nominees James Franco and Anne Hathaway will host the 2011 Academy Awards. »

Debunking ‘Ghostbusters’ Rumors: Faris Out, Hader/Forte ‘Mentioned’

Sunday, November 28, 2010
Debunking ‘Ghostbusters’ Rumors: Faris Out, Hader/Forte ‘Mentioned’

Rumors circle that Bill Hader, Will Forte and Anna Faris may join Ghostbusters 3. Dan Aykroyd confirms some of this. Faris' reps deny it. »