In his audition for the part, Paul Rudd runs the gamut of emotions from seriousness to anger and, of course, has the classic audition bit of speaking on the phone.
“I don’t have an agenda where I do a comedy and say, ‘I have to do a drama next,’ or ‘I am looking for an action movie now.” – Paul Rudd
They Came Together: When Joel (Paul Rudd) and Molly (Amy Poehler) meet, it’s hate at first sight: his big Corporate Candy Company threatens to shut down her quirky indie candy shop. Plus, Joel is hung up on his sexy ex (Cobie Smulders). But amazingly, they fall in love, until they
Adam Scott on Directing ‘Parks and Rec’: “There’s a huge amount of work that goes into this show before the spoiled actors arrive on set”
Adam Scott has enjoyed his time on NBC’s sitcom Parks and Recreation, but this season he is taking it to the next level by directing one of the episodes. The 40-year-old actor talked to Vulture about going behind the camera when his character, Ben Wyatt, had a lot to do on-camera.
Steve Carell Says ‘Anchorman’s Adam McKay and Will Ferrell “are probably more responsible for my subsequent career than anybody”
Although I’m a bit wary that the marketing overkill for Anchorman 2 that has gone from viral to outbreak, I still can’t wait to see the sequel. One of the main reasons why is because I absolutely loved the chemistry between the Channel Four news team in the first film:
Steve Carell on Why the ‘Anchorman’ Team Works: “We’re very like-minded. We sort of have a shorthand with each other, too”
If you haven’t been able to tell from the Ron Burgundy overload on your television and computer, the sequel to the beloved 2004 comedy Anchorman is finally coming out this week. Because star Will Ferrell isn’t much of a talker in real life, one of the members of Burgundy’s Channel
For A-list actors like Paul Rudd, they often have the luxury of a multiple takes on a big budget film. However, once they step onto the set of an indie film or one with a small budget, their acting methods often have to change. In a recent interview with the
David Gordon Green has had a perplexing career as a director. After winning critical acclaim for dramatic films like George Washington, All the Real Girls, Undertow, and Snow Angels, Green made a complete change and directed a string of comedy films (Pineapple Express, Your Highness, The Sitter) and episodes of
Paul Rudd and Julianna Margulies to Perform in One-Night Only Benefit Reading of Neil LaBute’s ‘The Mercy Seat’
Paul Rudd and Julianna Margulies will perform in a one-night only benefit reading of Neil LaBute’s play, The Mercy Seat, for MCC Theatre.
Paul Rudd most recently starred in Judd Apatow’s This is 40, opposite Leslie Mann in a reprise of the roles they played for the filmmaker in the smash Knocked Up. He will soon be seen in David Wain’s They Came Together, opposite Amy Poehler, and Adam McKay’s Anchorman: The Legend Continues, again starring alongside Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Christina Applegate, and David Koechner.
Michael Shannon: “One of the great things about acting – you get to pretend you’re somebody else, which is great if you get bored with yourself”
Phenomenal actor Michael Shannon will be appearing in his first sure-to-be blockbuster this year as the villainous General Zod in the newest Superman film, Man of Steel. But fans of acting have already known of Shannon from his roles in films like Take Shelter and in his role on HBO’s Boardwalk Empire.
In this Times Talks, a series of chats that the New York Times puts together, Apatow and stars Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann are interviewed by David Carr for a good hour and a half. They go deep into the process of making the movie, rehearsals, their careers and more.
Though Paul Rudd is likely gearing up for the release of This is Forty, his latest film with frequent collaborator writer/director Judd Apatow, audiences can see him on stage in New York in Grace.
Imagine you’re on stage, acting your butt off when some guy in the balcony leans over and blows chunks into the orchestra section below. As we wrote yesterday, that’s exactly what happened to Paul Rudd last week during a performance of Grace.
‘Grace’ Cast Keeps the Show Going Despite Audience Member in the Balcony Throwing Up on Audience Members in the Orchestra
Perhaps Gallagher was on to something with that whole “hand ponchos out to the audience” thing for his comedy shows.
The acting in Grace is extraordinary, with all four actors being seasoned professionals with the ability to portray the array of emotions required of the material.
Paul Rudd Went Back to Broadway Because “The Character is Different From The Kind I’ve Usually Played”
Paul Rudd was ready to leave the comedy roles behind him for a part in Broadway’s Grace, alongside Michael Shannon and Ed Asner.