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Larry Charles

  1. the industry
    Luke and Owen Wilson Are Making a Prison Comedy Hmmm, who will possibly play the wife?
  2. Luke and Owen Wilson to Star in a Comedy Directed by ‘Borat’s Larry CharlesThe Wilson brothers have a new movie in the works with Borat’s Larry Charles onboard to direct. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Wilson […]
  3. pickups
    FX Orders 13 Episodes of Billy Crystal’s The ComediansIt’s kind of like Funny People, but with Crystal and Josh Gad swapped in.
  4. casting
    Book of Mormon’s Josh Gad Will Play Sam KinisonIn a biopic from director Larry Charles.
  5. Josh Gad to Star in a Sam Kinison BiopicA Sam Kinison biopic is on the way. Deadline reports that actor Josh Gad has been cast as Kinison in a movie to be directed by Larry Charles […]
  6. Kanye West’s ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Pilot Was Pre-tty, Pre-tty FascinatingOne week after a clip of Kanye West’s failed HBO comedy pilot was discovered hiding in plain sight and subsequently taken down by the TV […]
  7. Watch a Clip from Kanye West’s Failed ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’-Esque HBO […] In 2007, Kanye West starred in a comedy pilot following a fictionalized version of his life that was modeled after Curb Your Enthusiasm. He […]
  8. kanye curbs his enthusiasm
    Watch a Clip From the Lost Pilot for Kanye’s ‘Larry David–Inspired’ HBO Show“Charles did say that the show is roughly Kanye’s version of Larry David’s show, Curb Your Enthusiasm, an idea that Kanye thought up himself.”
  9. Russell Brand in Talks to Act a Wee Bit French ‘Pierre Pierre’British person Russell Brand is in discussions to star in the Larry Charles directed Pierre Pierre. Brand would play an insufferable French […]
  10. casting couch
    Russell Brand May Play Borat-like Frenchman in Pierre PierreFrom director Larry Charles.
  11. ‘Fridays’: The ‘SNL’ Ripoff That Nearly Surpassed the OriginalIn 1979, ABC ordered an SNL show of its own. No variation; a straight copy. Same live format. Same type of cast. Musical guests. Fake news. […]
  12. Sacha Baron Cohen and Larry Charles Team Up Again For The DictatorSacha Baron Cohen is prepping his third movie with director Larry Charles, who helmed both Borat and Bruno. It’ll be called The Dictator, and […]
  13. the industry
    Industry Roundup: Radcliffe, RaimiPlus: ‘Borat’ director teams with Jim Carrey on ‘Pierre Pierre.’
  14. the industry
    Lionsgate Scoops Up Lautner’s AbductionPlus: 50 Cent to star in film he co-scripted.
  15. the industry
    Diesel Refuels Riddick FranchisePlus: CBS comedy pilot from Borat/Bruno team.
  16. the industry
    Larry Charles to Make NBC Even NerdierPlus: Old people singing and robots!
  17. Ever-Tasteful Sacha Baron Cohen Cuts Brüno’s Michael Jackson Joke“We decided to take it out for tonight, and we’ll reassess before the release whether to keep it out,” says director Larry Charles.
  18. the industry
    Gore Verbinski Tired of PiracyPlus: Jackie Chan to make action movie.
  19. quote machine
    ‘Pineapple Express’: A Stoner Love StoryPlus: Why making a Mötley Crüe movie is a serious moral issue.
  20. trailer mix
    ‘Religulous’ Trailer: Bill Maher, the Less-Subtle BoratBorat made red-state Americans look silly by bringing poo to dinner parties. In ‘Religulous,’ Maher will just mock people right to their faces.
  21. quote machine
    Liev Schreiber Indulges Fan FantasiesPlus Larry Charles, Nick Lowe, and Rupert Everett!