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'Hangover' Star Has A New Gig

August 28th, 2014 8:44am EDT
Zach Galifianakis To Star In FX Series 'Baskets'
FX has ordered 10 episodes of the comedy series "Baskets," starring Zach Galifianakis and co-created by Galifianakis, Louis C.K. and Jonathan Krisel.

According to the network, "Baskets follows Chip Baskets’ (Galifianakis) pursuit of his dream, against all odds, to be a respected clown."

Baskets is a man from Bakersfield, Calif., who wants to be a professional clown. However, after he fails to make it work at a prestigious clowning school in Paris, France, he is forced to take a job at a local rodeo.

Eric Schrier, President of Original Programing for FX Networks and FX Productions, explai...
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Michael Keaton Gets Awesomely Meta In 'Birdman' Trailer

June 13th, 2014 3:38pm EDT
Birdman
Michael Keaton, a washed-up actor who is famous for playing a superhero, will play a washed-up actor famous for playing a superhero in Birdman.

Alright, so it's not fair to call Michael Keaton "washed-up" - although it's difficult to name a great movie he's starred in from the last two decades. If Birdman lives up to its bizarre trailer, it could spark the return of a great actor (a Beetlejuice sequel would be great, too).

As previously mentioned, Keaton will play Riggan Thomson, an actor famous for playing superhero Birdman. Thomson fights to stay in the business after a not-so-graceful ...
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Zach Galifianakis Goes Between Two Ferns With President Obama

March 11th, 2014 4:30pm EDT
Zach Galifianakis Goes Between Two Ferns With President Obama
The chronically awkward 'Between Two Ferns' series, hosted by Zach Galifianakis, has officially had its most high-profile guest ever. Today, President Barack Obama guest starred on the show and kept Galifanakis in check as he explained what the Affordable Care Act was to millions of internet viewers (but only after berating Zach, of course.)

It's not the funniest entry in the series, but it is funny to see Zach helpless in the face of actual authority. Though it's painfully obvious the whole thing has been scripted, it's still a terribly tense and awkward ordeal. It's much like watching a ...
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Zach Galifianakis Enjoys Not Being Nice To Fans

December 30th, 2013 8:37am EST
Zach Galifianakis
Zach Galifianakis takes pleasure in being an "a**hole" to fans.

The 44-year-old actor thinks it is comical to run away from his teenage supporters. However, he doesn't feel bad about it because even though they don't get to meet him, they will have a humorous story to tell their friends.

He saids: "Bradley (Cooper) and the guys love it and all have good attitudes, they're professionals. But I'm just tongue-in-cheek. I think it's funny to run from teenagers and not be nice to them.

"Even if I'm playing a part, they'll have a good story to tell their friends, 'Zach Galifianakis was an a**h...
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Zach Galifianakis Lashes Justin Bieber With His Belt In Latest Episode Of 'Between Two Ferns'

September 27th, 2013 9:01pm EDT
Zach Galifianakis
Zach Galifianakis grills Justin Bieber in the latest episode of his Funny Or Die.com series "Between Two Ferns", and the results are nothing short of hilarious.

The actor poked fun at all of the recent antics of the teen singer, beginning the chat by saying, "Thank you justin, for being on, it's really exciting to talk to you, especially right in the middle of your public meltdown."

That line set the whole tone for the chat, during which Galifianakis touches on topics like Justin's pot smoking, the incident where he peed in a restaurant mop bucket and racing his car at high speeds on the ...
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Zach Galifianakis Skips 'You Are Here' Premiere As Wife Prepares To Give Birth

September 8th, 2013 11:25am EDT
Zach Galifianakis
On Saturday night, Zach Galifianakis missed the premiere of his latest movie at the Toronto Film Festival to stay by his wife's side as she prepares to give birth.

The 43 year-old actor has kept news of his partner's pregnancy secret, and Matthew Weiner, the director of his new movie You Are Here, admits even he did not know about the baby until Galifianakis was forced to pull out of his appearance at the festival.

Weiner told reporters at the event, "We literally found out on Friday. Zach is going to be the best dad in the world."

Galifianakis' manager adds to E! Online, "(Galifianak...
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Fashion Fails: Rita Ora, Tilda Swinton, Stacy Kiebler, More

June 1st, 2013 4:07pm EDT
Rita Ora
It's Fashion Fail Time! That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion: the fails!

Generally we don't criticize concert outfits, because they are supposed to be freaky and daring. However, Rita Ora's outfit is half Salt N Pepa and half creepy art piece. No thanks!

Supermodel Laetitia Casta tried on this fashion experiment and it blew up in her face. She seems adamant on holding the feathers in place with her hand and we don't like the odd pink trailer at all. Just all over the place.

Tilda Swinton has th...
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Review: 'The Hangover Part III' - Someone Forgot The Funny

May 23rd, 2013 4:00pm EDT
The Hangover Part III
I judge how good a comedy is, by how much I laugh, as well as how much the audience laughs...or doesn't, as was the case last night, sitting in the theatre, watching 'The Hangover Park 3'.

It's been two years since our guys...Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms) and Doug (Justin Bartha) have had any encounters with strippers, weird tigers, monkeys, gangsters or drugs.  In fact, they are all happily married and living the good life in suburbia.

The only member of the Wolf Pack who doesn't have his life together is (unsurprisingly)...Alan (Zach Galifianakis.) And now, he's off his meds. He...
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Zach Galifianakis Takes Former Homeless Woman To 'Hangover Part III' Premiere

May 21st, 2013 9:18pm EDT
Zach Galifianakis
Zach Galifianakis was the center of attention Monday night at the Los Angeles premiere of his new film The Hangover Part III.

The star brought friend Elizabeth 'Mimi' Haist as his date for the evening -- an 87-year-old woman who was homeless when he met her at a Santa Monica, Calif., laundromat.

Galifianakis found out that the elderly woman had no home and he took it upon himself to get her an apartment and cover all her living expenses. The funnyman has taken the woman to the premieres for a pair of his past films also -- The Hangover Part II and The Campaign, where she was mistaken as h...
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'Hangover III' Premiere Pics: Naya Rivera & Her Sexy Abs, Bradley Cooper & More

May 21st, 2013 11:15am EDT
Naya Rivera
"Glee" star Naya Rivera showed off her fabulous abs at "The Hangover Part III" premiere in Los Angeles on Monday. The actress stepped out in a two piece black ensemble that revealed her toned tummy and tan physique.

The entire "Hangover" cast was present, including Bradley Cooper looking suave in an orange suit, a fully toothed Ed Helms, and newly engaged Justin Bartha.

In the film, Alan (Zach Galifianakis) turns to the Wolfpack for support after his father dies. This time, there's no wedding or a bachelor party - just a simple road trip that brings them full circle back to Las Vegas. Wha...
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Zach Galifianakis Brings The Funny To 'Saturday Night Live'

May 5th, 2013 5:02pm EDT
Zach Galifianakis SNL
Zach Galifianakis returned to host Saturday Night Live for the third time Saturday night, and the star brought his usual brand of off-the-cuff one-liners and a few special guests to help him out.

After thanking fans for the applause while taking the stage for his monologue, he said of the night's show, "Thank you, thank you. Don't get your hopes up."

"I hope everybody had a great Thanksgiving," he added, playing on the April appearance and getting plenty of giggles.

Zach then sat down behind the piano to throw out some fantastic one-liners, like, "I only have setups, no punchlines."

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'The Hangover Part III' Trailer Promises More Hilarious Antics From The Wolfpack

April 12th, 2013 5:52pm EDT
The Hangover Part III
The latest trailer for The Hangover Part III is finally out, and the new promo reveals a lot more of the movie's plot than the first teaser that was released early last month.

This time around, the "Wolfpack" -- Alan (Zach Galifianakis), Phil (Bradley Cooper) and Stu (Ed Helms) -- returns to where it all started -- Las Vegas.

This time around a crime boss (John Goodman) tracks down the Wolfpack and takes Doug (Justin Bartha) hostage until the guys can deliver Chow (Ken Jeong), who stole $21 million from the kingpin.

Heather Graham (Jade) and Mike Epps (Black Doug) reprise their roles fro...
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Zach Galifianakis Reportedly Marries Longtime Girlfriend

August 14th, 2012 8:26am EDT
Zach Galifianakis & Quinn Lundberg
Zach Galifianakis reportedly married his longtime partner in Vancouver, Canada, on Saturday.

According to UsMagazine.com, "The Hangover" star, 42, and Quinn Lundberg, 29, tied the knot at a small ceremony at a farm on the University of British Columbia campus.

"The wedding ceremony was...super private and intimate and only lasted about 30 minutes," a source told the magazine.

The newlyweds reportedly held their reception at a nearby restaurant. Galifianakis' representative hasn't commented on the report.

Last Thursday, the actor and Lundberg reportedly had a wedding rehearsal dinner at ...
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Will Ferrell Nearly Killed 'Campaign' Co-Star Zach Galfianakis With Nut Prank

July 31st, 2012 9:10am EDT
The Campaign
Will Ferrell almost killed Zach Galifianakis while they were making "The Campaign" together.

Will allegedly put nuts in Zach's breakfast burrito, which is a bad thing to do for someone who has a serious nut allergy. Fortunately, Galifianakis was treated by an on-set medic and made a full recovery.

Ferrell joked with Jon Stewart, "We had a lot of fun. There were a lot of pranks we pulled on each other...Zac has a nut allergy...and so I had the craft service guy put some walnuts in his breakfast burrito and his throat closed up, to the point where they were like, 'Someone call a doctor...no...
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Will Ferrell Nearly Killed Zach Galifianakis With Nuts On Set Of 'The Campaign'

July 30th, 2012 11:02pm EDT
Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis
Will Ferrell nearly killed Zach Galifianakis by putting nuts in his breakfast burrito.

Galifianakis, who stars alongside Ferrell in The Campaign, suffers from a serious nut allergy and was treated by an on-set medic -- and luckily made a full recovery.

During an interview with Jon Stewart, Ferrell explained, "We had a lot of fun. There were a lot of pranks we pulled on each other... Zac has a nut allergy... and so I had the craft service guy put some walnuts in his breakfast burrito and his throat closed up, to the point where they were like, 'Someone call a doctor... no seriously, someon...
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Zach Galifianakis Explains Family Ties To His Role In 'The Campaign'

July 26th, 2012 3:19pm EDT
The Campaign
Actor Zach Galifianakis is convinced he was destined to play a politician in new movie The Campaign because his uncle was a congressman in North Carolina.

In the film, The Hangover funnyman and his co-star Will Ferrell play rival North Carolina politicians vying to represent their district in the U.S. House of Representatives.

And the actor admits signing up for the film was a no-brainer because running for office runs in his blood - his uncle Nick Galifianakis served the state for six years before making an unsuccessful Senate seat bid.

Beaming with pride as he spoke of his relative dur...
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Will Ferrell & Zach Galifianakis Surprise Fans By Serving Coffee In Seattle

July 20th, 2012 9:14am EDT
The Campaign
While promoting their new film "The Campaign," Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis served espressos in a tiny coffee shop in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday.

According to Seattle Pi.com, hundreds of fans learned about their appearance at the Local Color Cafe in Pike Place Market and began lining up at 6 a.m. to meet the hollywood stars.

So far, the actors have visted a Chicago Cubs game, the Naval Air Station in Fort Worth, Texas, and The Grove shopping complex in Los Angeles as part of their 11-city tour to promote the film. The Seattle appearance drew the most fans so far.

Ferrell told...
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Will Ferrell & Zach Galifianakis Launch Their 'Campaign' Tour

July 18th, 2012 8:20am EDT
The Campaign
Yesterday, funnymen Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis began their campaign trail at The Grove in Los Angeles.

The two stood on podiums, joked with fans and attended a press conference that centered on their roles as out-of-control political rivals in Warner Bros. irreverent new comedy "The Campaign."

At one point Ferrell proclaimed, "Thank you for coming out to the historic Grove," and Galifianakis added, "Where even the homeless people are fake."

In the film, two powerful CEOs pit a blundering congressman against an unlikely political newcomer in order to seize control of a crucial No...
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Zach Galifianakis & Fiancee Plan August Wedding

June 26th, 2012 9:13am EDT
Zach Galifianakis & Quinn Lundberg
Zach Galifianakis is finally marrying his longtime girlfriend. The "Hangover star," 42, and his new fiancee Quinn Lundberg, 29, are planning an August wedding, according to Celebuzz.com.

Invites sent to family and friends feature a drawing of Galifianakis and his bride to be, sketched by the actor himself.

A source says, "He made sure he looked like a little troll, while Quinn is a stunning tall blonde princess."

Last year in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, the movie star confessed he dreamed of starting a family with Lundberg. He told the publication, "I've been wanting kids f...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Tim & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie'

June 4th, 2012 8:03am EDT
Tim & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie
Making movies is a tough job, especially when you’ve spent the entire budget on incidentals! So is the premise of the new to Blu-ray "Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie," out now from Magnolia Home Entertainment. The movie buck stops below!

Title: "Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie"

Grade: 1

Cast: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Zach Galifianakis

Director: Tim Heidecker & Eric Wareheim

Rating: R

Runtime: 94 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magpictures.com

The Flick: This comedy with an inane title (I’m not going to repeat it – it would on...
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Kim Kardashian & Other Celebs Urge Moms To Get Breast Cancer Screenings

May 12th, 2012 3:00pm EDT
Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian and Jason Segel are among the stars urging moms to get breast cancer screenings as 'gifts' to themselves this Mother's Day.

Neil Patrick Harris, Josh Duhamel, Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell hare also taped Word To Your Mother videos encouraging women to get screened as people celebrates Mother's Day this weekend.

The short clips, shot for cancer research organization The Noreen Fraser Foundation, stress the importance of early detection in the fight against the deadly disease.

In her video, Kardashian says, "Taking care of your health is the best gift you can give your...
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Notes From Tribeca: Come And Get 'Mansome' With Jason Bateman, Will Arnett And Morgan Spurlock

April 27th, 2012 10:39am EDT
Mansome
I don’t know why documentaries always have to be so serious. Thank god for Morgan Spurlock. The man who brought us Super Size Me and Freakonomics is back with perhaps his funniest path to discovery yet. Mansome is exactly what it sounds like—an education course in male pampering and grooming.

Anchored by Arrested Development’s Jason Bateman and Will Arnett, Spurlock takes us through the different facets of prettying up in the new century. From waxing to moustaches, we get differing perspectives of male hair from today’s leading experts and celebrities such as Paul Rudd, Zach Galifianakis...
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The Wolfpack is Back - 'The Hangover Part III' Gets Release Date

March 23rd, 2012 2:00pm EDT
The Hangover Part II
The Wolf Pack is gearing up for one more night of forgotten debauchery. Warner Bros. announced that The Hangover franchise will return to theaters one more time, with The Hangover Part III scheduled to release May 24th - the coveted Memorial Day weekend.

Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis are currently set to reprise their roles, although director Todd Phillips is keeping the plot under wraps. "We're going to surprise a lot of people with the final chapter we have planned," says Phillips in the press release. "It will be a fitting conclusion to our three-part opera of mayhem, d...
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Check Out 'The Muppets' On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Copy March 20

March 17th, 2012 7:10am EDT
The Muppets
When an evil oil man discovers black gold beneath Muppet Theater, Kermit recruits a Muppet super-fan and his two best friends to help gather up the gang for a telethon that will save the venue from being razed and replaced with a giant oil pump in "The Muppets."

Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) never met an oil field he couldn't suck dry. So when Tex discovers a bountiful reservoir right underneath Muppet Theater, he begins drawing up plans to claim the land and start drilling. Little does Tex realize that devoted Muppets fan Walter is currently in Los Angeles with his best friends Gary (Jason ...
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'The Hangover' Bosses Hit Back At Louis Vuitton Lawsuit

March 16th, 2012 3:31pm EDT
Zach Galifianakis
Movie executives behind The Hangover sequel have fired back at a lawsuit filed by bosses at Louis Vuitton over a designer purse carried by Zach Galifianakis' character in the comedy.

Officials at the French fashion house filed court papers in December, claiming a handbag bearing an LVM logo, which is featured in The Hangover II, is a fake.

Galifianakis's character actually mentions the company by name in one scene, clutching the bag and saying, "Careful, that is a Louis Vuitton."

Vuitton bosses want the scene to be cut from the film, claiming it could cause confusion among consumers, ...
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Fashion House Louis Vuitton Sues 'The Hangover Part II' Over A Handbag

December 23rd, 2011 8:31am EST
The Hangover Part II
Movie bosses behind The Hangover sequel are facing legal action from the Louis Vuitton fashion house over a purse carried by Zach Galifianakis' character in the hit comedy.

Executives of the French brand have filed a lawsuit against the makers of The Hangover Part II alleging a handbag seen onscreen in the hands of Galifianakis is a Louis Vuitton fake.

The legal papers, filed at a federal court in New York on Thursday, state fashion bosses are unhappy with a scene in which the actor carries a bag with a LVM logo and says, "Careful, that is a Louis Vuitton."

They claim the bag is not a...
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HBO Cancels 'Bored To Death' And 'Hung'

December 20th, 2011 10:17pm EST
Bored to Death
Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson and Zach Galifianakis' cult comedy Bored to Death has been axed by TV bosses after three seasons.

HBO executives have also dropped Thomas Jane's Hung and How to Make it in America, the comedy/drama executive produced by Mark Wahlberg, due to poor ratings.

Network officials announced the cancellations on Tuesday.

The scheduling gaps will be filled by a slew of new programs, including Dustin Hoffman's horseracing drama Lucky and Ricky Gervais' Life's Too Short.

Reacting to the news, How to Make It in America star Bryan Greenberg writes on Twitter.com, "Thank ...
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'The Hangover Part II' Copyright Lawsuit Dropped

December 19th, 2011 9:30pm EST
The Hangover Part II
A California man has withdrawn his lawsuit against the studio bosses behind The Hangover Part II - just two months after alleging the hit comedy was based on his own experiences.

Michael Alan Rubin turned the events of his hellish honeymoon in Asia into a script entitled Mickey and Kirin, and he took action against the project's officials in October for reportedly infringing on his copyright by basing The Hangover sequel on his work.

But now Rubin has voluntarily dismissed the suit, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

As WENN went to press, it was not yet known if the two parties had re...
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Check Out 'The Hangover Part II' On DVD, Blu-ray & Digital Download

December 8th, 2011 7:00am EST
The Hangover Part II
A modest bachelor brunch devolves into a wild weekend in Bangkok when the gang travels to Thailand to see Stu get married in "The Hangover Part II."

Still traumatized by memories of the Las Vegas fiasco, Stu (Ed Helms) vows to keep his pre-wedding partying to the bare minimum. But when Phil (Bradley Cooper), Doug (Justin Bartha), and Alan (Zach Galifianakis) show up, Stu's low-key brunch makes their previous Vegas fiasco look like a family trip to Disneyland. "The Hangover Part II" features cameos by Mike Tyson and Paul Giamatti.

The film made U.S. box office history after grossing $86.5 ...
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Bradley Cooper Confirms 'Hangover Part 3'

December 5th, 2011 8:31am EST
The Hangover Part 2
Bradley Cooper has confirmed "The Hangover" cast is set to reunite for a second sequel set in Los Angeles.

The actor shot to international fame with his role in the 2009 Las Vegas-based comedy opposite Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis and Justin Bartha, and a follow-up, The Hangover Part II, set in Thailand, was released earlier this year.

Cooper has now revealed filming on the third installment should begin next September and he believes the film will be set in California.

He tells TV host Graham Norton, "I hope we'll start shooting next September. I know (director) Todd Phillips is working ...
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