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Michael Beasley Continues Prolific Career With 'Last Vegas'

November 17th, 2013 2:22pm EST
Michael Beasley
Michael Beasley seems like he's everywhere at the moment. Not only does he play Jimmy Clay on HBO's hilarious series Eastbound & Down, but he also has a role in the star-studded comedy Last Vegas. BFTV recently caught up with Michael to ask him about coming onto Eastbound in its final season, and what it's like to be in the same movie with the likes of Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, and Morgan Freeman.

Does joining a show that you already know is ending feel any different? "It doesn't change," he said. "We have so much fun on the show. [Creators and executive producers] Danny McBride and...
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Ke$ha Pens An Ode To Kenny Powers

November 12th, 2013 10:27am EST
Ke$ha
Ke$ha has written a tribute essay to her favorite television character for the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine, revealing she'll miss Kenny Powers when comedy series Eastbound & Down ends after its current season.

The 26 year-old singer admits she's "obsessed" with Danny McBride's irreverent former baseball star character, and she feels she can relate to the "all-American hillbilly white-trash hero" on a "really deep level" and she's upset she never got the chance to make a cameo on the show, like Marilyn Manson, who agreed to appear without his ghoulish make-up on a recent episode...
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Q&A: Meet Ana de la Reguera

December 30th, 2011 11:45am EST
Ana de la Reguera
"You have to be very humble to start over," says Latin actress Ana de la Reguera when we connect very early on a Monday morning.

That's something she knows firsthand. She's just now arriving home after working through the night. It's not the kind of work schedule you'd expect for an actress who's considered "one of the most influential Latinas in the United States" according to Univision and who's been feted by - or on the cover of - various international publications like Glamour Mexico, Vogue Latinoamerica, and People en Espanol.

While all the accolades in Latin America are appreciate...
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The Office: Is Will Ferrell Replacing Steve Carell?

January 27th, 2011 8:54am EST
Will Ferrell  | Photo Credits: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
Just as Steve Carell is on his way out of Dunder Mifflin, Will Ferrell is moving in.

The 43-year-old funny man has signed on for a multi-episode arc on The Office, NBC announced Wednesday.

Ferrell will play...

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Watch The Hilarious Redband Trailer For 'Your Highness,' Featuring Natalie Portman In A Thong

November 17th, 2010 10:48am EST
Your Highness
James Franco and Danny McBride star in the raunchy fantasy comedy Your Highness, which follows two princes: one of the "Prince Charming" variety (Franco) and one that's the complete opposite (McBride). When a princess is captured by an evil wizard (Justin Theroux), the two princes must quest to save her. Along the way, they meet a daring, adventurous princess played by Natalie Portman.

The first uncensored trailer for the R-rated film was just released - watch it below. The following trailer features adult language, and requires you to confirm that you are at least 18 years old.

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B.J. Novak Wants Danny McBride For New 'Office' Boss

October 17th, 2010 6:50pm EDT
B.J. Novak
Actor B.J. Novak has his sights set on Danny McBride to takeover as "The Office's" cringe-worthy new boss when Steve Carell leaves later this year.

Speculation is rife about who will step into Carell's shoes after he resigns from his role as embarrassing office boss Michael Scott at the end of the current season.

And co-star Novak, who has also penned several episodes of the hit comedy, is eager for "Eastbound & Down" lead McBride to be his new office manager.

He tells the Associated Press, "(I've) always been a big believer (in McBride)."

But he admits there's a possibility the show wi...
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Danny McBride Takes The Plunge

October 13th, 2010 9:12am EDT
Danny R. McBride
Funnyman Danny McBride has married his girlfriend Gia Ruiz.

The pair exchanged vows on Saturday, a representative for McBride has confirmed to Life & Style.

The Pineapple Express star met Ruiz last year when she started working in the art department of his HBO show Eastbound & Down.

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Danny McBride: 'I Get Weird Emails From Marilyn Manson'

October 11th, 2010 1:12pm EDT
Danny R. McBride
Danny McBride is receiving freaky emails from shock rocker Marilyn Manson in the middle of the night, after the singer became obsessed with the actor's character in TV show Eastbound & Down.

The Beautiful People singer has teamed up with the show's directors Adam Bhala Lough and David Gordon Green for his new horror movie Splatter Sisters, and the pair recently revealed their shock when he paraded around the set dressed as McBride's mullet-sporting sports star alter-ego Kenny Powers. And Manson's penchant for Powers has gone to new extremes - he's started bombarding McBride with strange ...
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'Eastbound & Down' Trailer Features Mexican Baseball, Cornrows, And Cockfighting (Video)

September 15th, 2010 11:15am EDT
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Kenny Powers is back, and he hasn't given up on getting back into major league baseball - he may have to make a few stops to get there. HBO has released the trailer for the second season of Eastbound & Down, and Kenny has apparently crossed the border to bring his talents to Mexico.

In the trailer, Powers (Danny McBride) runs onto the field draped in an American flag while the Mexican announcers try to pronounce his name correctly. He's also got a new cornrow haircut, a gun (which he shoots often and somewhat randomly), and participates in a cockfight.

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Marilyn Manson Obsessed With 'Eastbound & Down'?

September 10th, 2010 12:32pm EDT
Marilyn Manson
Shock rocker Marilyn Manson has a bizarre hobby - he loves dressing up as Danny McBride's mullet-sporting ex-baseball player character in TV show Eastbound & Down.

The Beautiful People singer has teamed up with the show's directors Adam Bhala Lough and David Gordon Green for his new horror movie Splatter Sisters.

And the pair was shocked when Manson turned up on set as McBride's washed-up sports star alter-ego Kenny Powers - and started reciting segments of the show's script. Green says, "Marilyn Manson, he's f**king obsessed with the show. He goes so far as to dress up like Kenny."

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Emmy Voters, Please Recognize These Shows & Stars!

July 13th, 2009 11:49am EDT
Big Love
The 2009 Emmy nominees will be announced Thursday morning and despite recent changes to the voting system, Emmy voters just can't seem to stray away from the same old outcome. Sure, 30 Rock gets showered with love, but how many more times does Mariska Hargitay need to make the cut?

Here are some names we'd like to see on the roster this year (in alphabetical order):

Big Love (HBO) - Ok Emmy voters, it's been three seasons. It's time to get over your aversion to the icky polygamy premise and embrace the TV bliss that is "Big Love." After a two year break (damn writers' strike!) the sh...
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New TV On DVD, June 30

June 30th, 2009 8:00am EDT
Eastbound & Down
A big league relief pitcher returns home to Shelby County, NC, following a spectacular career flame out, accepting a job as a substitute gym teacher in HBO's Eastbound & Down. Season one is now available. Also on DVD: Entourage season 5, Parker Lewis Can't Lose season 1, Secret Diary of a Call Girl season 2, and Stargate Atlantis season 5.
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