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Michael Showalter

  1. preach!
    Jessica Chastain Is Donning the Lashes of Tammy Faye BakkerPraise the Lord!
  2. whodunnits
    Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani Will Solve Clues, Break Hearts, in The LovebirdsTwo lovebirds sittin’ in a tree, S-O-L-V-I-N-G M-U-R-D-E-R-S
  3. in development
    Vanessa Bayer Might Get Her Own Comedy Series at ShowtimeMichael Showalter, Jessi Klein, and former SNL writer Jeremy Beiler are all involved.
  4. ‘Wet Hot American Summer: The Annotated Screenplay’ to Be Released in […]Wet Hot fans, rejoice, because David Wain and Michael Showalter have something extra special coming out this fall. On Twitter today, […]
  5. transformations
    The Michael Showalter Guide to Reinventing Yourself As a Fancy-Pants FilmmakerHe seems to have had the best coming-out year that (almost) nobody noticed. Here’s how his breakthrough happened.
  6. How the DIY Stella Shorts Somehow Introduced the Future of Mainstream […]The Stella shorts, which were filmed as companion pieces to their NYC live show and later collected on the rare Stella Shorts 1998-2002 DVD, […]
  7. wet hot american summer ten years later
    Which Wet Hot: Ten Years Later Scene Needed 3 Days and a Green Screen to Shoot?Director David Wain shares a look behind the scenes.
  8. tv revivals
    After So Many TV Show Revivals, Fox Is Making a TV Show About TV Show RevivalsThe series follows a kid from a 1980s sitcom who’s pulled back into dealing with his old TV family.
  9. Michael Showalter and Nahnatchka Khan Developing ‘Revival’ Fox ComedyFox is developing a comedy series about something that we’ve seen way too much of in recent years, and it has some big names attached to make […]
  10. vulture lists
    See the Wet Hot American Summer Cast Then, Then, and 10 Years LaterThe times change, but the faces are (mostly) the same.
  11. Talking ‘The Big Sick,’ ‘Wet Hot,’ and ‘Search Party’ with Michael […]If occupying multiple pockets of comedic styles as writer and performer were a Herculean task, then mastering the mechanics and successfully […]
  12. stella
    Stella Wakes Up After 20 Years, With ‘Rip Van Winkle’ ShortNo beards, though.
  13. Michael Showalter, David Wain, and Michael Ian Black Wake Up from a […]In the wake of last week’s beautifully named winter storm Stella, David Wain, Michael Showalter, and Michael Ian Black surprised fans today […]
  14. wheels and deals
    Amazon Acquires Judd Apatow Rom-Com The Big SickOne of the first big buys of this year’s festival.
  15. The One Thing Michael Showalter Says Every Romantic Comedy NeedsIt’s simple, really.
  16. Wet Hot American Summer Team Working on a Sci-FiMichael Ian Black will star in Moon Cruise.
  17. TBS Developing ‘Moon Cruise’ Comedy Series Created by and Starring Michael […]Michael Ian Black might be headed to TBS to star in his own comedy series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has put into […]
  18. oral history
    Book Excerpt: The Union of the State “When I first met Tom Lennon, I thought he was the snootiest prick in the world.” —Joe Lo Truglio 
  19. ‘Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later’ Is in the Works at NetflixMore Wet Hot American Summer is in the works. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix has ordered eight episodes of Wet Hot American […]
  20. fake trailer mix
    See Trailer for Fake Movie Second Sound BarrierIt’s about the fight to save Lady Billionaire.
  21. Apatow to Produce, Showalter to Direct Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. […]Comedy people and husband/wife duo Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon have written a movie together, and they’ve got the perfect producer and […]
  22. Michael Showalter’s ‘Search Party’ Starring Alia Shawkat Is Headed to TBSAlia Shawkat is headed to TBS to star in her own comedy. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has given a series order to Search […]
  23. Here’s the Trailer for Michael Showalter’s New Movie ‘Hello, My Name Is […]Last year it was reported that New Girl’s Max Greenfield had signed on to star in Michael Showalter’s next film Hello, My Name Is Doris, and […]
  24. Michael Ian Black on ‘Stella’: ‘I Would Still Love to Revisit It at Some […]To mark the 10-year “cancelversary” of Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, and David Wain’s Stella, Fast Company put together a great oral […]
  25. Check Out a New Oral History of ‘Wet Hot American Summer’Ahead of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp’s Netflix premiere this Friday, Variety put together a comprehensive oral history of the […]
  26. David Wain and Michael Showalter Bring the Smooth Sounds of The Doobie […]Here’s a clip from David Wain and Michael Showalter’s visit to last night’s tonight show, where they talk about their upcoming Wet Hot American […]
  27. Alia Shawkat to Star in a Comedy Series Co-Created by Michael ShowalterArrested Development’s Alia Shawkat is set to star in her own comedy series. According to THR, Shawkat will star in a pilot presentation for […]
  28. Michael Showalter on Why Filmmakers Have to Take Care of Their Audiences“Movies don’t exist unless there’s someone there to watch them.”
  29. ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Adds Rob Huebel, Michaela Watkins, John […]The Wet Hot American Summer Netflix series just added some new cast members. Deadline reports that Michaela Watkins, John Slattery, Josh […]
  30. It’s Official: An Eight-Episode ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Series Is Coming […]It’s been rumored for ages, but now it’s official: a prequel to Wet Hot American Summer is in the works in the form of an eight-episode limited […]
  31. streaming tv
    Netflix Is Bringing Back Wet Hot American SummerIt’ll be an eight-episode series.
  32. Michael Showalter Is Producing a Sci-Fi Comedy for FXFX might add a science fiction company with Michael Showalter onboard as producer. Deadline reports that the network has put a series in […]
  33. party chat
    Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd Pick Their Favorite Rom-Coms“Does Vacation count as a romantic comedy?”
  34. Netflix in Talks for a 10-Episode ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Prequel SeriesThere’s been talk about a prequel/sequel to director David Wain’s cult hit Wet Hot American Summer for years now, and now, it looks like that […]
  35. trailer mix
    Watch Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd in the They Came Together TrailerDavid Wain and Michael Showalter’s rom-com parody.
  36. casting couch
    Max Greenfield to Star in Michael Showalter MovieIt’s called Hello My Name Is Doris, not The Max-ter.
  37. ‘New Girl’s Max Greenfield to Star in Michael Showalter’s ‘Hello My Name […]New Girl star Max Greenfield has signed on to star in Michael Showalter’s upcoming dramedy Hello My Name Is Doris, The Wrap reports. Greenfield […]
  38. Watch a Two-Hour Interview with Michael Showalter Michael Showalter has been part of a lot of great comedy things, from The State and Stella to Wet Hot American Summer and most recently They […]
  39. Talking to Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter About Their Podcast […]In the increasingly competitive world of comedic podcasting, earning the title of “must-listen” can be quite challenging. With an abundance of […]
  40. This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Michael Ian Black’s and Michael Showalter’s […]The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. […]
  41. Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter’s Podcast ‘Topics’ Joins the […]Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter’s podcast Topics has joined Earwolf, the podcast network announced this week. The show’s latest episode […]
  42. chat room
    Is They Came Together a You’ve Got Mail Parody?“I mean, I think You’ve Got Mail is not a good movie.”
  43. clips
    Watch Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd in a They Came Together ClipWritten by David Wain and Michael Showalter.
  44. Sundance 2014 Adds Nick Offerman, Amy Poehler, and More David Cross to Its […]Following last week’s announcement of Sundance’s 2014 lineup, yesterday the festival announced its crop of new films set to premiere this year, […]
  45. This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Michael Showalter Is the Perfect ‘Hollywood […]The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. […]
  46. Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter Have a Podcast Together NowComedy duo Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter have teamed up for another project. The pair, who worked together previously on TV shows […]
  47. How Stella Kicked Off the Internet Comedy BoomBecause we live in a time of comedic plenty, it’s hard to remember what life was like before the comedy boom. YouTube was only invented in 2005 […]
  48. comedy week
    Remembering Stella, New York’s All-Star Alt-Comedy Showcase of the NinetiesIn the late nineties, David Wain and Michaels Ian Black and Showalter set up a weekly showcase where everyone from Louis C.K. to Marc Maron to the UCB to Stephen Colbert would show up.
  49. Watch John Vanderslice Interview the Stella Guys Here’s a really silly interview between musician John Vanderslice and Stella (Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, David Wain) that serves as […]
  50. Watching The State’s Revival of ‘Sex a.k.a. Weiners and Boobs’ at San […]As as an uber-fan of the famed nineties sketch group The State, it delights me that several of the members have continued to collaborate over […]
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