Tag Archives: David Wain

Paul Scheer Set To Play Paul Shaffer In “A Futile & Stupid Gesture”

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Paul Scheer is the latest actor to join David Wain’s A Futile & Stupid Gesture, the upcoming Netflix original movie about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney.

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“A Futile And Stupid Gesture” Casts Its Harold Ramis And Bill Murray

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Netflix’s National Lampoon movie A Futile And Stupid Gesture continues to fill out its cast with Rick Glassman and Jon Daly tapped to portray Harold Ramis and Bill Murray respectively.

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{Exclusive} Jackie Tohn Cast As Gilda Radner In David Wain’s “A Futile And Stupid Gesture”

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Tohn has joined David Wain’s film about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney. Tohn will play legendary comedian Gilda Radner, who was a featured player in The National Lampoon Radio Hour and helped create The National Lampoon Show.

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Netflix’s “A Futile And Stupid Gesture” Casts Domhnall Gleeson As National Lampoon Co-Founder

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Domhnall Gleeson will share the screen with Will Forte in Netflix feature A Futile And Stupid Gesture. David Wain is directing the film from a script penned by Michael Colton and John Aboud.

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Will Forte And David Wain Team For Netflix Drama About “National Lampoon” Founder

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Forte and Wain will come together for a darkly comedic drama about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney, who wrote the iconic comedies Animal House and Caddyshack before his life was cut tragically short.

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{TV Trailer} WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER — TRAILER #2 (Elizabeth Banks, Paul Rudd, Bradley Cooper)


Tells the story of the first day of Camp Firewood’s famous summer season, now fourteen years after the original film’s debut, which took place on the last day of camp that same summer.

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{TV Trailer} WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER — TRAILER (Elizabeth Banks, Paul Rudd, Bradley Cooper)


Tells the story of the first day of Camp Firewood’s famous summer season, now fourteen years after the original film’s debut, which took place on the last day of camp that same summer.

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{TV Trailer} CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL — SEASON 6 TRAILER (Rob Corddry, Malin Akerman, Lake Bell)

Explores the emotional struggles and sexual politics of a group of doctors charged with healthy libidos. Their dedication to their personal lives is relentless, interrupted only by the occasional need to treat sick children.

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{TV Trailer} WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER — TEASER TRAILER (Elizabeth Banks, Paul Rudd, Bradley Cooper)

Tells the story of the first day of Camp Firewood’s famous summer season, now fourteen years after the original film’s debut, which took place on the last day of camp that same summer.

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The “Wet Hot American Summer” Series – Returning Cast And Guest Stars

The full cast list has been announced!

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TV PILOT & SERIES CASTING (10.03.14)

A roundup of the week’s TV casting news!

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Peyton Reed and David Wain Get In Line for “Ant-Man”

The short list of potential directors adds two names.

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THEY CAME TOGETHER – TRAILER (Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, Ed Helms)

An executive at a big corporation threatens to shut down a small knick-knack store but starts to fall in love with the owner.

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SLEEPWALK WITH ME – TRAILER (Mike Birbiglia, Lauren Ambrose, James Rebhorn)

A stand-up comedian struggles with a stalled out career, a stale relationship and a severe sleepwalking disorder.

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BFF (TACCONE) (SALES)

Logline: A man reunites with his childhood best friend after waking up from a twenty year coma.

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THEY CAME TOGETHER (SALES)

Logline: An executive at a big corporation threatens to shut down a small knick-knack store but starts to fall in love with the owner.

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SLEEPWALK WITH ME (SALES)

Logline: A stand-up comedian struggles with a stalled out career, a stale relationship and a severe sleepwalking disorder.

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FUZZY TOWERS (SALES)

Logline: A young child is convinced monsters aren’t real and grows up to be an unimaginative adult who suddenly discovers that monsters are real.

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A FUTILE AND STUPID GESTURE (SALES)

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Doug Kenney, co-founder of National Lampoon, becomes a victim of his own success when he develops a substance abuse problem while writing the films Animal House and Caddyshack – comedies that would become iconic.

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DR. DAN (SALES)

Logline: A husband who nominally has an internet business but really just slacks all day has his life jolted when his wife is offered a promotion on the West coast. Not willing to change his life, he persuades his buddy to play a couples therapist ‘Dr. Dan’ and convince the wife not to move.

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TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (11.10.10)

ABC takes another stab at a Nicole Richie show, Fox gets the Hard Nelson, Lifetime steps into Close Quarters, NBC picks up a Battlestar EP series on the open sea, IFC adds 8 to the slate, and HBO puts down Kathryn Bigelow’s Miraculous Year.

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WANDERLUST (SALES)

Logline: A happily married couple end up in a commune after losing all their money.

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TOO COOL TO BE FORGOTTEN (SALES)

Logline: When middle-aged Andy Wicks undergoes hypnopsis to quit smoking it sends him back to his sophomore year in high school.

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ANT-MAN (SALES)

Logline: Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

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THAT’S MY BOY (SALES)

Logline: Story follows a father who moves in on the eve of his son’s wedding and promptly begins feuding with the bride-to-be.

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