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Lost Roles

  1. The Lost ‘SNL’ Cast Members: Part 2 (1995-Now)“Lost Roles” is a weekly column exploring “what might have been” in movie and TV comedy as we examine close casting calls, abandoned projects, […]
  2. The Lost ‘SNL’ Cast Members: Part 1 (1975-1995)“Lost Roles” is a weekly column exploring “what might have been” in movie and TV comedy as we examine close casting calls, abandoned projects, […]
  3. The Lost Projects of Chuck LorreChuck Lorre’s name may not inspire the same kind of admiration in the hearts of comedy fans as  hipper auteurs like Judd Apatow, Tina Fey, Dan […]
  4. The Lost Roles of Vince VaughnAfter popping up in a diverse selection of movies in the 90s (Swingers, Jurassic Park 2, a Psycho remake), Vince Vaughn became a household name […]
  5. The Lost Roles of Adam SandlerSaturday Night Live has been known for being a movie star factory ever since original cast members Chevy Chase and John Belushi each made a […]
  6. The Lost Roles of Norm MacdonaldWhile not the most versatile SNL cast member ever, Norm Macdonald is certainly one of the most beloved in the show’s storied history, having […]
  7. The Three Stooges Movie’s Long Journey to the ScreenThis weekend finally sees the release of the Farrelly Brothers’ Three Stooges movie. I say “finally” not because I’m particularly looking […]
  8. The Lost Roles of Dave ChappelleLost Roles is a weekly column that takes a particular comedic performer or writer and dives deep into all of their movie and TV projects that […]
  9. The Lost Roles of Fast Times at Ridgemont HighLost Roles is a weekly column that takes a particular comedic performer, movie, or show, and dives deep into all of the casting possibilities […]
  10. The Lost Projects of Trey Parker and Matt StoneLost Roles is a weekly column that takes a particular comedic actor or writer and dives deep into all of their movie and TV projects that came […]
  11. The Lost Roles of Three AmigosThis week marks the 25th anniversary of Three Amigos, one of the best-regarded comedies of the 1980’s and one that brought together a […]
  12. The Lost Roles of Sacha Baron CohenAfter bursting onto the American comedy scene in Borat, Sacha Baron Cohen has arguably had the most success in the US out of a recent pack of […]
  13. The Lost Roles of Chevy ChaseSay what you will about the quality of Chevy Chase’s movies, but you have to admit his influence on modern American comedy is vast. As Saturday […]
  14. The Lost Roles of Janeane GarofaloJaneane Garofalo has done it all. She’s an accomplished stand-up whose influence continues to resonate today. She was also a key player in The […]
  15. The Lost Roles of AnchormanWith a stellar cast full of actors who would go on to become big-name movie stars, Anchorman’s ensemble is an impressive one and a definite […]
  16. The Lost Roles of Dumb & DumberJim Carrey recently mentioned to the press that a Dumb & Dumber sequel is in development, presumably with writer/directors Peter and Bobby […]
  17. The Lost Roles of The OfficeAdapting The Office for American television was a Herculean task that seemed destined to fail at first. The original UK version was such a […]
  18. The Lost Roles of John BelushiCasting is one of the most important processes in movie making. Placing the right actors in the right roles can determine whether or not an […]