Will Ferrell is known for pushing the limits. For him, nothing is out of reach and nothing is too ridiculous. His will-do attitude and his perfect mix between outrageous and sincere is what draws fans into each project he attaches his name to. Taking in account his work on SNL and movies like Blades of Glory and Anchorman (we’ll forget Anchorman 2 ever happened), it’s clear Ferrell is not afraid to make the journey from far past left field to home plate.
When I first heard Will Ferrell was going to play at the Major League Baseball Spring Training in Mesa, Arizona this year, I was sure it was a joke. That beautiful soft, doughy body going up against professional athletes? No way. But, as I found out it... Read More
If the name of legendary author/screenwriter/director/producer/fabulist Eric Jonrosh isn’t immediately familiar, it may be because he’s not actually a real person.
Will Ferrell plays the role of Jonrosh, the “author” of The Spoils Before Dying, a six-part comedy miniseries starring Michael K. Williams (Omar from The Wire), Kristen Wiig, and Maya Rudolph premiering Wednesday night on IFC. Those are all trusted names, but it still doesn’t answer the obvious question about The Spoils Before Dying: what the hell is it?
We haven’t seen much of it other than the trailer, so we went back to the previous project by the same creative team, The Spoils of Babylon, for a little more insight, and immediately fell in love.
Ferrell’s Eric Jonrosh introduces each episode in heavy makeup pretty... Read More
Playing the wife in A Deadly Adoption might not be the role of a lifetime for Kristen Wiig, but it’s a role she’s prepared for.
Wiig helped parody the Lifetime network in 2011 with an SNL sketch about gameshow called “What’s Wrong with Tanya?” which featured three mothers from Lifetime Original Movies. Wiig played contestant Jo Beth Anderson, who was introduced as the wife of a man who had a locked drawer in his office that she isn’t allowed to open.
“None of my business!” Wiig said, smiling.
Perfect training for A Deadly Adoption, in which she and Will Ferrell play a successful couple who invite a beautiful pregnant... Read More