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Adam Mckay

  1. the law
    Elizabeth Holmes Found Guilty on Four Counts of Fraud and ConspiracyThe jury could not reach a verdict on three charges, and acquitted her of the remaining four.
  2. cat valentine
    Adam McKay Clearly Hasn’t Seen VictoriousBut he didn’t saaaaaaay I couldn’t improvise!
  3. movie review
    Don’t Look Up Hates Its Own AudienceAdam Mckay believes that people need laughs and famous faces to be lured into thinking about pressing matters, and he loathes them for it.
  4. stronger together
    Jessica Chastain, Aaron Sorkin, and More Rise Up to Defend Jeremy StrongBehind every Strong man is a group of celebrities willing to defend him.
  5. you ever been to poughkeepsie?
    12 Directors on Their Favorite New York City Movies“That’s an element of New York: You can look into a window and see a totally different world, and you’re so separated from it.”
  6. ex-besties
    Adam McKay Says Will Ferrell Won’t Speak to HimThey haven’t spoken since they broke up Gary Sanchez.
  7. adam mmmmkay?
    Adam McKay Calls Aaron Sorkin ‘the Right-Wing Version of Me’“I would say Sorkin is slightly right of center.”
  8. sports
    Tall Men Bo Burnham, Jason Segel Cast in Basketball ShowAn untitled HBO series about the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers is providing Hollywood’s tallest men with opportunity.
  9. tv adaptations
    Issa Rae and Adam McKay Take on Nice White Parents for HBOThe pair will adapt the Serial Productions podcast into a half-hour scripted series.
  10. casting call
    Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, and Clout Join Adam McKay’s Netflix ComedyBut also Timothée Chalamet, Jonah Hill, and Film Twitter’s finest.
  11. we here for you
    Adam McKay Is Developing a Coronavirus Vaccine … -Themed TV Show for HBOThis one’s for the slime puppies.
  12. casting
    Jennifer Lawrence Will Try to Save Humanity in Adam McKay’s Don’t Look UpWe’re about to be seeing a lot more of J.Law again.
  13. hbo max
    Adam McKay Is Bringing The Uninhabitable Earth to HBO MaxOfficially the least chill streaming service.
  14. tv adaptations
    Bong Joon-ho Needs a Parasite Show For All the Ideas He Couldn’t Cram Into MovieSometimes, you just can’t wedge all your class criticism into two hours and twelve minutes.
  15. norman lear
    Live Episodes of All in the Family and The Jeffersons Are Coming to ABCFor one night only! Now with 100% more Jamie Foxx!
  16. glass cage of emotion
    Will Ferrell and Adam McKay Are Breaking UpCreatively, that is.
  17. awards season
    Alfonso Cuarón Gets One Step Closer to Oscars Glory With DGA Awards WinBo Burnham also nabbed the first-time director honor.
  18. awards season
    Bradley Cooper Double-Dips With Two DGA NominationsSee the full list of DGA nominees.
  19. on comedy
    Steve Carell’s Most Famous, Most Lamp-iest Anchorman Quote Was Improvised14 years later, we get the story.
  20. movie review
    Vice Is Gimmicky, But Christian Bale’s Dick Cheney Impersonation Is Spot-onAdam McKay has devised a rollicking comic style for what amounts to an anti-hagiography, a scabrous portrait of Dick Cheney the Unholy One.
  21. nurse!
    Christian Bale’s Vice Research Saved Adam McKay From a Heart Attack“I always thought when you get a heart attack, it’s pain in the chest or the arm.”
  22. departures
    Adam McKay Confirms He Left Funny or Die Earlier This YearMcKay launched the website with Will Ferrell and Chris Henchy in 2007.
  23. trailer mix
    Vice Trailer: Christian Bale Goes Full Dick CheneyJust in time for the holidays.
  24. Christina Applegate to Star in Will Ferrell–Produced Netflix Comedy Dead to MeShe’ll play a widow who meets “a free spirit with a shocking secret.”
  25. chat room
    Jeremy Strong Swears That Succession Isn’t About Rupert Murdoch and His Family“I probably can’t say that enough.”
  26. funny people
    Will Ferrell and Adam McKay Will Make You Giggle With New Netflix SeriesDead to Me sounds like a (dark) hoot.
  27. Netflix Orders ‘Dead to Me’ Comedy from Liz Feldman, Will Ferrell, and […]Netflix just added another comedy series. According to Variety, the streaming network has given a 10-episode series order to a dark comedy […]
  28. Succession Trailer: HBO’s New Family-Business Battle RoyaleSuccession’s ten-episode first season will premiere in June.
  29. transformations
    Christian Bale and Amy Adams Are Unrecognizable As Dick and Lynne CheneyIt’s for Adam McKay’s upcoming biopic.
  30. casting couch
    Mission Accomplished: Sam Rockwell in Talks to Play George Bush in Cheney BiopicProduction starts in September.
  31. Will Ferrell and Adam McKay Have Two Comedies in Development at CBSWill Ferrell and Adam McKay’s production company has two projects in the works at CBS and CBS Television Studios. According to Variety, Gary […]
  32. CBS All Access Adds New Shows From Will Ferrell and Ridley ScottWill Ferrell is producing a comedy with Adam McKay for the streaming service.
  33. casting couch
    Christian Bale and Amy Adams May Hustle America Anew With Dick Cheney BiopicWith Steve Carell as a potential Donald Rumsfeld.
  34. the industry
    The Big Short’s Adam McKay Is Directing a Drama About Dick CheneyPlan B and Gary Sanchez to produce.
  35. Dwayne Johnson, Will Ferrell, and Adam McKay Are Developing a Wrestling […]Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is turning his real-life experiences as a wrestler into a new comedy at Fox. According to Variety, the network has […]
  36. Lizzy Caplan to Star in Ferrell/McKay-Produced Dark Comedy ‘Friend of Bill’Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, and Jessica Elbaum’s production company Gloria Sanchez has a new movie in development starring Lizzy Caplan. […]
  37. HBO Orders Drama Pilot ‘Succession’ from Adam McKay and Will FerrellAdam McKay and Will Ferrell have a new project in the works at HBO. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has ordered a drama pilot […]
  38. the industry
    HBO Orders Kathryn Bigelow and Adam McKay PilotsBoth are family dramas of sorts.
  39. reaganomics
    Adam McKay Was ‘Taken Aback’ By Reagan Backlash“The press is a beast.”
  40. not-so-superheroes
    Adam McKay Directing Evil-Superhero Tale IrredeemableFox is making it.
  41. Watch Jenna Jolovitz Tell Adam McKay About Her Glory Days in the Ice […]Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in […]
  42. oscars 2016
    McKay: Political Comment at Oscars Had No Target“This is a right‑left movie, and we’ve got to stop, man. Big money is taking over our government, and until right and left goes, no more big money.”
  43. the awards show show
    Podcast: Talking With Adam McKay About Big ShortTalking the movie’s PGA win, criticism it has faced, and even Anchorman 2.
  44. Adam McKay Once Attempted to Prank Call Lorne Michaels at ‘SNL’During his visit to Stephen Colbert in December, Adam McKay told a great story about prank calling the Philadelphia Phillies’ team manager, and […]
  45. last night on late night
    That Time Adam McKay Prank Called Lorne Michaels As Mad Joe TorreThe director recounted the experience on Late Night With Seth Meyers.
  46. Adam McKay Is Developing a Border Control Comedy Starring Will Ferrell and […]Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly have another buddy comedy in the works. During a recent interview with Paul Thomas Anderson on The Director’s […]
  47. Watch Rachel Dratch and Adam McKay Go on a ’50s Date at The Second CityWelcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in […]
  48. oscar futures
    DGA Award Nominees Include George Miller, Ridley Scott, and MoreBut what got snubbed, and what does it mean for Oscar?
  49. party chat
    Adam McKay Might Tackle Global Warming NextOr immigration, or something about sociopaths.
  50. the month in movies
    December in Movies: Where to Start? (Star Wars)Plus The Hateful Eight, The Big Short, Daddy’s Home, In the Heart of the Sea, Concussion
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