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  1. Jack Black Is Playing R.L. Stine in the ‘Goosebumps’ ...

    Zach Dionne

    Sony's Goosebumps film hasn't really given us anything to get excited about until today. Because now we know that Jack Black isn't just starring in it, he's playing R.L. Stine, and the plot is totally meta: The...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  2. Jack Black and Tim Robbins Buddy Up for HBO's Dark Comedy Pilot T...

    Zach Dionne

    After being ordered in September, HBO's The Brink has found two of its three leads. The pilot, from Jay Roach and Weeds executive producer Roberto Benabib, is being called an "epic dark comedy" about a geopolitical crisis that could lead to World War...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  3. Five Casting Directions the Revived John Belushi Biopic Could Tak...

    Zach Dionne

    John Belushi's life story has been rescued from the clutches of Todd Phillips and a big-budget destiny at Warner Bros. — sorry, Todd; apologies, big-budget movies — and delivered into the arms of indie nourishment it deserves. Screenwrite...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  4. Grading the Top 10 in & COMEDY ALBUMS!

    Molly Lambert

    1. Pete Holmes, "This Party Is McDonald's" (Nice Try, the Devil) Pete Holmes has a podcast called You Made It Weird and an upcoming TBS talk show called The Midnight Show with Pete Holmes. That might help bump his credit as "the voice of the E...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  5. Afternoon Links: School of Rock Goes Broadway While Jack Black Ge...

    Tess Lynch

    Andrew Lloyd Webber's got the rights to School of Rock the musical. Meanwhile, Jack Black got roasted at the Friars Club for three hours, during which time he was called fat, a gnome, a chubby lesbian, and instructed (graphically) by Ron Burgundy to ...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  6. Jason Reitman Stages a Reading of Ghostbusters With Seth Rogen, J...

    Robert Mays

    When I got to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art last night just minutes before showtime, the theater was nearly full. Every unoccupied seat was marked with a bag or coat, and for a few minutes, I thought I'd being spending my evening propped again...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  7. Seth MacFarlane Oscar Hosting Reaction: MacFarlane Ecstatic, Jac...

    Amos Barshad

    One day into Seth MacFarlane Oscar Hostpocalypse and tensions are — well, tensions are existent, if not necessarily high. Surely, more shrieking criticism will come as more info is announced, but after the shock of yesterday's announcement, the...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  8. B.S. Report: Jack Black

    Bill Simmons

    Actor/musician Jack Black stops by the Grantland studio to discuss Tenacious D, pre-concert rituals, his acting career, the Lakers, and must-see "weed movies." Subscribe to the B.S. Report and the Grantland Network on iTunes. And in case you mi...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  9. The Best B.S.: Jack Black on Sitting Courtside

    Mark Lisanti

    Jack Black tells the tale of the time he and Chris Paul had beef at a Lakers game after he came to the aid of Sasha Vujacic. Related: Jack Black tells the story of the Tenacious D name. Visit Grantland's YouTube Channel for more videos....

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  10. PodKast w/Jack Black: The Lakers, Andrew Bynum, music and "Bernie...

    Andy Kamenetzky

    There are plenty of celebrities who sit courtside at a Laker game purely to be seen. Jack Black is not among them. The L.A. native knows "Ramon" is pronounced "Rah-mon", not "Rah-mone," and was aware of the success in Kobe Bryant's absence at the ti...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  11. The Return of Tenacious D! Again!

    Mark Lisanti

    The reality is this: If Tenacious D is going to go through the trouble of making these viral videos for their much-anticipated new album, and to put Bob Odenkirk and Rudy Sarzo (!!!) in them, we are going to post them immediately and get the hell out...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  12. The Return of Tenacious D!

    Mark Lisanti

    Tenacious D's The Pick of Destiny wasn't what most people would describe as a "success," though you'd be hard-pressed to get us to admit that any movie culminating in a musical standoff with a Satanic Dave Grohl is anything less than an artistic triu...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  13. Grace Kelly, Famed Political Negotiator, Gets Movie

    Amos Barshad

    Grace of Monaco, a spec script by Arash Amel, has been purchased by the Stone Angel production firm. The movie won't be a biopic, focusing instead on a six-month period 1962 when Grace Kelly - the Hollywood star turned princess - helped negotiate beh...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  14. World Premiere: See the Video for Stephen Malkmus' "Senator," Sta...

    Lane Brown

    In August, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks dropped the Beck-produced Mirror Traffic, Malkmus' fifth post-Pavement album. Today, thanks to the folks at Matador Records, Grantland is proud to premiere the new video for "Senator," starring Jack Black as a...

    Blog | October 14, 2011
  15. The Big Year Trailer: Steve Martin, Owen Wilson, and Jack Black T...

    Andy Greenwald

    "When it comes to comedy, go big or go home," intones the voiceover towards the end of this first glimpse at The Big Year, a mid-life crisis buddy picture starring unlikely buddies Steve Martin, Owen Wilson, and Jack Black. Except to judge from the t...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  16. Snapshot: Getting a big head

    Chris Forsberg

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe Garden is filled with amusing super fans -- Jack Black Guy, Suit Coat Santa, dancing Daylon Trotman, to name a few -- but these guys with the oversized heads are a fantastic addition. Keep up the good work, boys....

    Blog | December 04, 2010