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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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THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR — TRAILER #3 (Benedict Cumberbatch, John Malkovich, Ken Jeong)

The penguins must team up with an elite interspecies spy organization to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from taking over the world.

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THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR — TRAILER #2 (Benedict Cumberbatch, John Malkovich, Ken Jeong)

The penguins must team up with an elite interspecies spy organization to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from taking over the world.

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THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR — TRAILER (John Malkovich, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ken Jeong)

The penguins must team up with an elite interspecies spy organization to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from taking over the world.

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SCARY MOVIE 5 — TRAILER #2 (Ashley Tisdale, Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan)

A “parody” of the year’s most recent horror films.

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TV Sales, Deals, Renewals & Greenlights (10.05.12)

A recap of this week’s TV news!

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THE TWITS (SALES)

Logline: Story revolves around Mr. and Mrs. Twit, the two nastiest people in the world, who mastermind elaborate heists with their crew of trained animals – until one day when the animals turn the tables on the Twits, framing their ungrateful owners for what was to have been their ultimate heist and living out their days uncaged in South America.

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THE BENDER (SALES)

Logline: A couple decides to have one more wild romp before having a baby, but their new lifestyle begins to interfere with their lives.

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TV Scribes Stephen Leff, John Aboud and Michael Colton will pen “Scary Movie 5”

David Zucker still not confirmed to direct.

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THE FIX UP (BAYS/THOMAS) (SALES)

Logline: When a lovable loser is mistakenly shot in a botched CIA operation, the ex-CIA operatives decide to work behind the scenes to help their victim meet the woman of his dreams.

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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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THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR (SALES)

Logline: The penguins must team up with an elite interspecies spy organization to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from taking over the world.

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SCARY MOVIE 5 (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

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FOR RICHER OR POORER (SALES)

Logline: A couple have a wedding at the Natural History Museum in NYC as a distraction for the perfect heist.

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