When Piers Morgan asked Steve Carell and David Steinberg about comedians' handling of Election 2012, the CNN host noted that there have been quite a few "fantastically funny" moments in the GOP race in particular.
Groucho Marx famously declined to join any club that would accept him as a member, a shining example that would have scuppered this supper club farce long before Steve Carell and Paul Rudd signed on. Which would have been a mixed blessing: "Schmucks" ain't pretty, but you'll probably laugh anyway.
Angelina Jolie looks so femme fatale-tastic staring out from the poster for "Salt," with her black wig and heavily lined eyes, that it's hard to imagine that the title role in the movie was actually written for a guy. But, yes, it's true -- Evelyn Salt was originally scripted as Edwin Salt. And lame name aside, the role was intended for Tom Cruise. It was only when Cruise backed out that the movie's makers rethought the part and decided to cast Angelina instead, which was a seriously good move.
It's Memorial Day weekend, which can only mean one thing: time to sit inside an air-conditioned movie theater. To get ready for summer-blockbuster season, here's a roundup of the most buzzed-about movies being released through July:
The evening starts out with some promise: Phil and Clare Foster (Steve Carell and Tina Fey) head out into the big city resolved to reignite the spark and revive their marriage. They talk their way into the hottest restaurant in Manhattan, eat well, drink better -- and then their date night spontaneously combusts right before their eyes.
As surely as baseball heralds the spring, poor economic reports presage layoff season. According to Mercer Consulting, one in three midsize to large U.S. companies is pondering job freezes or downsizing. Besides the obvious no-no's - completing projects late, griping noisily about the boss - here are seven strategies for deflecting a pink slip.
Video courtesy Harpo ProductionsForget roses and a romantic dinner. Jim Carrey had another Valentine's Day plan for girlfriend Jenny McCarthy. "We're just gonna go everywhere she ever existed – you know, where she had her first kiss," the comedian says on an episode of the Oprah Winfrey Show set to air Monday.
Backstage at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday Steve Carell (whose
The Office won for best ensemble comedy) joked about his sticky
relationship with Ricky Gervais – who starred in the British version of
Don't get me wrong, I laughed like a [insert laughing animal of choice here] throughout "Over the Hedge," the latest DreamWorks Animation project to provide career rejuvenation for famous-name actors employed to voice the neuroses of raccoons, porcupines, skunks, squirrels, possums and turtles lost in suburbia.
Braving a merry mix of bodily fluids, depilatory torture, and a prostitute who's not what she seems, Steve Carell shines as a lovable lug struggling to get his swerve on. While "The 40 Year-Old Virgin's" vulgarity pushes the envelope, the star's aw-shucks earnestness keeps everything decent in this touching sex romp.