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Paul Feig Talks About Authentic Comedy and Funny Ladies

"The problem with comedy in general is that it’s heightened. The thing I’m always on guard for with an audience is when they go, “That's dumb, they wouldn’t do that.” So when you get rid of those moments, you just concentrate on what feels [...]

By Elise Czajkowski

Paul Feig Explains Comedy’s ‘Angry Villagers Syndrome’

"It’s what the editor from Bridesmaids called the 'angry villagers' syndrome. People who go to see a comedy are spending their money and want to have fun, so here comes the first joke, and it’s like, 'Eh, that wasn’t very funny. I guess that [...]

By Bradford Evans

‘Freaks and Geeks’ Creator Paul Feig Wants to Go Back to TV

Paul Feig, the creator of Freaks and Geeks and an accomplished television director, became one of the most sought-after comedy directors in the feature film world in 2011 after his movie Bridesmaids became a huge success. His next film, the [...]

By Bradford Evans

‘Bridesmaids’ Star Wendi McLendon-Covey Cast in ABC Pilot

Wendi McLendon-Covey, best known for her roles in Bridesmaids and Reno 911!, has been cast in a new untitled comedy pilot (formerly called How the F--- Am I Normal?) for ABC, TV Line reports. It's a family sitcom set in the 1980s, based on the [...]

By Bradford Evans

Paul Feig Signs a Deal to Develop Comedies for Fox

Bridesmaids director and Freaks and Geeks creator Paul Feig just signed a new first-look deal with 20th Century Fox to develop comedies for the studio, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Apparently, Fox was so impressed with his upcoming [...]

By Bradford Evans

Paul Feig Teaches You How to Be 40

��Forty is the line of demarcation that says you’re an adult now. You’re an adult, so don’t pretend you’re a kid anymore. Here’s what you don’t want to do (and this is just how to be me, which I don’t recommend): You don’t want to get older than [...]

By Jesse David Fox