The Netflix movie tells the story of National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney (Will Forte), following the success of the magazine and how that transitioned into making movies like Animal House.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Comedy spec has Sony & Paramount fighting over it.
A recap of this week’s TV news!
A look back at the TV news of the week!
A full recap of Sales, Pick-ups, Attachments, Exits, Deals, Renewals, Cancellations & More, as the Fall season swings in motion.
CW sets Vampire Diaries creator into the supernatural unknown, Fox finds another comic-turned-series-star, TV Land greenlights two more vet comedies, while Cartoon Network renews three animated shows, and CBS hands out multi-year reneweals to a few daytime soaps!
Logline: To save his job, an over the hill insurance salesman convinces his skeptical friend to go on one last Boondoggle (an all-expense paid company trip) to a tropical resort in order to land a big client. Unfortunately, as soon as they arrive, their bosses back at home are arrested in an Enron like scandal forcing the two to experience the island paradise without the company credit card.
CBS reteams with Riggle & Smigel, GSN gives a 40-episode order to Drew Carey, NBC is ready for Several Children, and Starz brings Kelsey Grammer back as the Mayor of Chicago!