Oh, F— Yeah: Danny McBride Is Coming Back to HBOHBO
A new Danny McBride series, Vice Principals, is coming to HBO. Co-created with McBride’s Eastbound & Down buddy Jody Hill, it’ll tell “the story of a high school and the people who almost run it: the vice principals, one of them played by McBride.” We’re in. Also: Eighteen episodes got ordered straight to series.
LeVar Burton is Kickstartering a browser-based Reading Rainbow redux. It already has more than $600,000 of its $1 million goal. And it’s gonna be free for schools. Because it’s still that awesome.
First there was Tina’s Bossypants. Then there was Mindy’s Is Everybody Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns). Now there’s Amy’s Yes Please.
Ghost Stories sold 383,000 copies, giving Coldplay the best debut since Beyoncé’s Beyoncé dropped in December.
Ha, watch the X-Men: Days of Future Past doppelgängers imitate each other. [via]
“We were talking about putting it before a movie like Godzilla in the theater and really kind of tricking people. But Beyoncé was like ‘I think people are going to be really mad if we trick them!” –Melina Matsoukas, director of Bey and Jay’s fake movie trailer
50 Cent threw an awful first pitch at the Mets game last night.
Speaking of 50 Cent: Chelsea Lately is ending in August.
My Big Fat Greek Sequel (will not be the name of this My Big Fat Greek Wedding sequel).
This is a new promo for Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse’s FX series The Strain.
“This is how the most moving movie experience of my life began.” That’s a description of the first scene of Adam Sandler’s Blended, and no, it’s not a joke.
Cool, Clueless‘s Stacey Dash is gonna work at Fox News.
And here are 20 effing uninterrupted minutes of Nicolas Cage laughing.
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