Taran Killam may be famous for his snarky impressions of Matthew McConaughey and Brad Pitt on Saturday Night Live, but he is now busy taking on his biggest real-life persona: King George III in the hit Broadway musical Hamilton. While speaking with Entertainment Tonight, Taran spoke about supporting Cobie and her upcoming Broadway debut in, Present Laughter:
Your wife [Cobie Smulders] is about to make her Broadway debut in Present Laughter. How have you been supporting each other before taking the stage?
We have a family, so the real support comes in being there for each other to study, memorize and train. My wife moved out here after How I Met Your Mother, and her only creative goal was to do a Broadway show. I am unbelievably excited for her and proud. I can’t wait to see her on the stage with Kevin Klein — it’s going to be really cool.
Are you going to take a day off to go see her?
I am. We overlap for a little bit and then I will be free in time for her opening.
Cobie is heading to Broadway! Cobie will star in the upcoming production of Noël Coward’s Present Laughter which officially opens on April 5th! The production also features Kevin Kline, Tedra Millan, Joanna Lyppiatt, Kristine Nielsen and Kate Burton. Check out the synopsis below:
A self-obsessed actor (is there any other kind?) is having a midlife crisis. This leading man gets led astray by indulging his appetite for wine, women, and sleeping late, not necessarily in that order. A theater favorite, he finds himself caught amid crazed playwrights (is there any other kind?), fawning ingenues, secret trysts, and unexpected twists.
Who better to star in this Noël Coward comedy than real-life theater favorite Kevin Kline? Kline, a Tony- and Academy Award winner, takes on the role once filled by the playwright himself. Under the direction of Moritz von Stuelpnagel, this revival of Present Laughter promises to deliver on its title.
Screen captures from Cobie’s latest film, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back have been added into the gallery. Based on the Lee Child series, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back was directed by Edward Zwick and also stars Tom Cruise, Aldis Hodge and Danika Yarosh. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back is available in now available on Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes; Blu-ray release date is set for January 31st. Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.
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Unstoppable Entertainment have announced that Cobie Smulders and Jessica Hynes are leading the cast of the new British comedy Songbird, which has just commenced principal photography.
Written and directed by Jamie Adams, the film also stars Noel Clarke, Ian Smith, Laura Patch, Holli Dempsey and Emily Atack. The official synopsis reads:
Joanne Sykes is lead singer of once popular 90’s indie rock band The Filthy Dukes. They’ve been on the road since 1996, slowly but surely managing to play 150-capped venues. We find the Dukes at their last ever gig, and as the band falls apart so does Joanne; she’s finds out her boyfriend is cheating on her with just about everyone, and there’s little left for her once the group disband. So, thinking about the next step, she drunkenly applies for university. University isn’t quite what Joanne expected – far less wild partying, and a lot more yoga and kale. Whilst there, she falls in love with a librarian called Pete. It’s far from smooth sailing, but will going back to university be the new start she needs; who knows, maybe she’ll re-discover her love for music.
The latest Netflix series began streaming all 8 episodes of A Series of Unfortunate Events on January 13th — Friday the 13th to be exact. The series stars Neil Patrick Harris as Count Olaf and Patrick Warburton as Lemony Snicket.
Lemony Snicket’s “A Series of Unfortunate Events” can be a rather complicated show to explain succinctly, but the new Netflix original series is clear about one point at the onset and throughout: You shouldn’t watch it.
Each episode opens with Neil Patrick Harris begging audiences to avert their eyes (via an opening song, aptly titled “Look Away”). Patrick Warburton then cautions, directly to camera, “If you are interested in stories with happy endings, then you’d be better off somewhere else.” Even the musical number closing Season 1 circles around the line, “You might dream that justice and peace win the day, but that’s not how this story goes.”
The new series has received mostly positive reviews from critics and audiences alike.
Viewers were surprised to see two unannounced actors make an appearance — Will Arnett and Cobie Smulders were featured in a special appearance as ‘Mother’ and ‘Father.’
A Series of Unfortunate Events is now streaming on Netflix.
I’ve added screen captures from episodes the remaining twelve episodes of How I Met Your Mother season 5 into the gallery! For those that have not seen those episodes, please be advised the screen captures will contain spoilers. Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
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I’ve added screen captures from episodes the first twelve episodes of How I Met Your Mother season 5 into the gallery! For those that have not seen those episodes, please be advised the screen captures will contain spoilers. Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
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With Avengers: Infinity War set to go into production early in the New Year, a casting call has arrived online which claims to offer up details of the main cast for the Marvel superhero epic.
Now, it should be noted that this is not official from Marvel, and casting calls are often inaccurate; this could just be a case of the agency taking a guess based on who they expect to appear in the film – so any Spider-Man or Falcon fans out there, don’t start panicking just yet!
Chris Hemsworth as Thor
Josh Brolin as Thanos
Chris Pratt as Star-Lord
Sebastian Stan as The Winter Soldier
Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow
Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange
Brie Larson as Captain Marvel
Zoe Saldana as Gamora
Karen Gillan as Nebula
Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton
Chris Evans as Steve Rogers
Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch
Bradley Cooper as Rocket Raccoon
Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury
Vin Diesel as Groot
Paul Rudd as Ant-Man
Benedict Wong as Wong
Dave Bautista as Drax
Paul Bettany as Vision
Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther
Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk
Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark
Adding further weight to this being speculation is the absence of Cobie Smulders, who has already revealed that she’ll be reprising the role of Maria Hill.
Avengers: Infinity War is scheduled for release on May 4th, 2018, and will be shot-back-to-back with the as-yet-untitled Avengers 4, which is slated to arrive on May 3rd, 2019. (Source)
I’ve added the remaining screen captures from episodes eleven through twenty of How I Met Your Mother season 3 into the gallery! For those that have not seen those episodes, please be advised the screen captures will contain spoilers. Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
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