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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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Dan Mazer To Co-Write And Direct “Three Miles North Of Molkom”

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Dirty Grandpa director, Dan Mazer, has found his next project in StudioCanal’s Three Miles North Of Molkom. Mazer will also co-write and executive produce the comedy feature.

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THREE MILES NORTH OF MOLKOM (SALES)

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Follows a jock character who gets separated from his backpacking friends and winds up at the New Age festival by accident.

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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 SALES, RENEWALS, CANCELLATIONS, ATTACHMENTS, DEALS & GREENLIGHTS (05.23.14)

A recap of the week’s TV news!

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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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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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