‘Tammy’ Trailer: Melissa McCarthy Will Rule the Summer

Tammy could very well be the most exciting summer movie we know the least about. Is it just going to be Melissa McCarthy re-re-re-claiming her comedy crown? Will it suddenly skew into dramedy? Can all the supporting actresses — Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates, Toni Collette, Allison Janney, Sandra Oh — get hilarious parts, too? How many times will I see it? No answers yet, but we have this trailer.

Kanye’s distaste for zip-lining was an utter fiction.

I went in there. From memory, I think I was an aggressive tickler. But I don’t know if he was tickled or if he is actually ticklish in real life.” —Yvonne Strahovski on last night’s Louie. (C.K., meanwhile: “I do get very upset when people tickle me.”)

Damon Wayans Jr. will be a regular on New Girl next season.

This is the first promo for NBC’s The Maya Rudolph Show, which sadly is not necessarily a “show” at the moment but a one-night special airing on May 19. (Also, here are some production stills.)

If The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time came out today … oof. Almost too beautiful to imagine.

Unfortunate evidence of Bey and Jay being corny: They acted out a “put a ring on it” skit on the red carpet at the Met gala. The Internet is perfectly capable of finding ways to write about you guys on a daily basis; you don’t need to stoop so low.

The link-shorteners are becoming sentient and gross. Stockpile bottled water, sign up for a self-defense course, remain vigilant. [via]

Here is XXL’s Freshman Class of 2014.

Emma Stone, who stars in Woody Allen’s upcoming movie, Magic in the Moonlight, is joining Joaquin Phoenix in Allen’s untitled next one.

The Muppets might return to TV, says director Nicholas Stoller.

And John Krasinski’s directorial follow-up to Brief Interviews With Hideous Men: The Hollars, starring Anna Kendrick, Richard Jenkins, Margo Martindale, and Krasinski. It’s about a New York artist who brings his girlfriend home to the Midwest as his mom prepares for brain surgery.

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Zach Dionne is a staff writer for Grantland.

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