Judd Apatow

‘The Change-Up’ Opens. The Raunchiest Film Yet This Summer?

Friday, August 5, 2011
‘The Change-Up’ Opens. The Raunchiest Film Yet This Summer?

It's been a great summer of R-rated comedies. The Change-Up opens in theatres today and it promises to be the most extreme seen so far this summer. But has the public suffered from comedy fatigue? Leave a comment about the film. »

Who is Pumping Leslie Mann in Apatow Film? (hint: Not Paul Rudd) (Spoilers)

Thursday, July 21, 2011
Who is Pumping Leslie Mann in Apatow Film? (hint: Not Paul Rudd) (Spoilers)

The untitled Knocked Up sequel continues to film, and paparazzi shots have surfaced of Leslie Mann filming a workout scene with someone who isn't Paul Rudd, who plays her husband in the film. »

Casting News: Sudekis on ‘Eastbound’, McCarthy added to Apatow Sequel

Saturday, July 9, 2011
Casting News: Sudekis on ‘Eastbound’, McCarthy added to Apatow Sequel

Jason Sudekis will recur as a friend of Kenny Powers on the upcoming season of Eastbound & Down, and Melissa McCarthy has been added to Judd Apatow's Knocked Up sequel. »

The State of Movie Comedies (budgets / DVD sales down, Couples Retreat big on PPV)

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
The State of Movie Comedies (budgets / DVD sales down, Couples Retreat big on PPV)

The Los Angeles Times had an interesting article describing the state of movie comedies, focusing on the upcoming release of The Zookeeper but offering important tidbits about The Frat Pack and the industry. »

‘Bridesmaids’ Tops ‘Knocked Up’ and ‘Talladega’ as Apatow’s Biggest Hit

Friday, July 1, 2011
‘Bridesmaids’ Tops ‘Knocked Up’ and ‘Talladega’ as Apatow’s Biggest Hit

In its 7th week of release, Bridesmaids has topped Knocked Up's $148.7 million and Talladega Nights' $148.2 million to become the biggest hit from producer Judd Apatow. »

New Cast for Apatow’s ‘Knocked Up’ Spinoff

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
New Cast for Apatow’s ‘Knocked Up’ Spinoff

New members have joined the cast of Judd Apatow's spinoff of Knocked Up, set to film this summer, including Chris O'Dowd (Bridesmaids), Lena Dunham (Tiny Furniture and upcoming HBO show Girls) and Charlyne Yi (Paper Hearts, Knocked Up). »

Overperforming ‘Bridesmaids’ Already Subject of Sequel Chatter (Updated)

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Overperforming ‘Bridesmaids’ Already Subject of Sequel Chatter (Updated)

Bridesmaids overperformed this past weekend, and director Paul Feig says there is already talk of a sequel. »

‘Knocked Up’ Spin-Off Moved Back to December 2012

Monday, May 16, 2011
‘Knocked Up’ Spin-Off Moved Back to December 2012

Judd Apatow's next directorial effort, the Knocked Up spin-off starring Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann, will now open in December 2012, six months after its original June 1st scheduled opening. »

‘Bridesmaids’ and ‘Everything Must Go’ Open Today - Which One are You Seeing?

Friday, May 13, 2011
‘Bridesmaids’ and ‘Everything Must Go’ Open Today - Which One are You Seeing?

Two different kinds of movies are opening today with interest to our Frat Pack fans. One is in limited release, and has the dreaded "dramedy" label. The other is a broad R-rated comedy, but stars a bunch of women and not the typical ensemble of men. Which one are you seeing? »

‘Bridesmaids’ Finally Gets A Funny Trailer

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
‘Bridesmaids’ Finally Gets A Funny Trailer

Third time's the charm, or is it the fourth time? Regardless, the new Apatow production starring Kristen Wiig finally has a new red-band trailer and for once it is actually quite funny »