Shapiro died Nov. 18 at his home in Las Cruces, New Mexico, after a long struggle with cancer, his friend Arthur Sellers told The Hollywood Reporter.
Shapiro also directed Chase in another comedy feature, the sci-fi fantasy Modern Problems (1981), which he co-wrote with Sellers and Tom Sherohman.
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Green played in a sketch with Chevy Chase during Amnesty International's 2006 “Secret Policeman Ball”.
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On Wednesday, Shonda Rhimes was honored at the 24th Annual Television Academy Hall of Fame ceremony in Los Angeles, where Winfrey took the stage to pay tribute to the writer/producer of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder.
“I’m here for Shonda,” said Winfrey, 63. “She could not have come at another time. She could not have come to another place. She belongs to this medium, and she belongs to this moment in a way that doesn’t so much defy the odds as redefine the odds.
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In Federal Offense, Chase will play a filterless grandpa who abets three twenty-somethings as they run from the long arm of the law. Connor Martin will serve as the film's scribe.
“From the very first moment we read the script, we knew Crackle was the right home for this project,” stated Crackle Svp of programming of development John Orlando. “Boundless Pictures and Connor Martin are the right team to create a hilarious and fresh comedy that our viewers have come to expect. Not to mention that Chevy is the icing on the cake!”
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“Federal Offense,” written by newcomer Connor Martin, centers on three best friends in their 20s who lose a drug kingpin’s stash before finding themselves on the lam from gangsters, bounty hunters and the law —
after breaking their grandfather (Chase) out of his nursing home. The feature film is produced by Boundless Pictures’ Courtney Lauren Penn and Brandon Burrows.
Chase — whose credits include “Saturday Night Live,” “Caddyshack” and “National Lampoon’s Vacation” movies — most recently completed filming on Netflix’s “The Last Laugh” with Richard Dreyfuss and is on board Frank Peluso’s upcoming comedy “The Ogilvy Fortune.” He appeared alongside Burt Reynolds in Adam Rifkin’s drama “Dog Years,” which premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. In other recent projects, he co-starred on NBC cult comedy “Community,” New Line’s
WildAid is the only group to focus exclusively on reducing demand for illegal wildlife products through public awareness campaigns. With the simple message “When the Buying Stops, the Killing Can Too,” WildAid works with government, business and media partners as well as celebrities and high profile individuals to advocate consumer change.
With sponsors including the Toms Animal Initiative, “An Evening with WildAid” will bring out Hollywood’s A-List, including film star Josh Duhamel who will be on hand to receive the 2017 Wildlife Champion Award.
Duhamel has been an advocate for WildAid, filming several PSAs for the organization and using his celebrity status on social media to engage new audiences and to spread awareness of the
Kiehl’s LifeRide for Breast Cancer, Benefitting The Brem Foundation will take place over three days, Oct. 23-Oct. 25, riding from Richmond, Va to Washington DC, and around the metro Dmv area.
This is a new version of Kiehl’s cross-country motorcycle ride inspired by Kiehl’s iconic motorcycle, spirit of adventure, and philanthropic heritage, and will benefit Washington DC’s The Brem Foundation, which helps women find breast cancer early, when they have the best chance for survival. The Brem Foundation educates women about their risk factors and screening options, provides access to diagnostic tests for uninsured women, and funds the only breast-imaging training program that requires community service.
The ride will specifically support the foundation’s B-Fund,
Shonda Rhimes and the original cast of Saturday Night Live — including Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Jane Curtin, Garrett Morris, Laraine Newman, and John Belushi and Gilda Radner (posthumously) — will be inducted during a non-televised ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the Saban Media Center in Hollywood, Calif.
Additional 2017 honorees include TV producer John Wells (Shameless, The West Wing, ER), the late Joan Rivers and art director/production designer Roy Christopher (Frasier).
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Rhimes, the prolific showrunner behind Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder, will be feted alongside fellow TV writer-producer John Wells, 10-time Emmy-winning art director Roy Christopher, the late Joan Rivers and the entire original cast of Saturday Night Live. (That’s Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Jane Curtin, Garrett Morris and Laraine Newman — as well as the late Gilda Radner and John Belushi.)
“All of these individuals are innovators who have...
The filmmaker looked back on some of these key influences during a conversation at the Film Society of Lincoln Center shortly before a screening of his latest effort, the ensemble comedy “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected),” which Netflix releases later this month.
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“It’s not surprising a script as poignant and funny as this attracted such award-winning talent,” said producer Rob Paris of Paris Film, Inc. “It’s a perfect fit for a distributor like Netflix because it has universal themes and internationally-recognizable stars. I’m beyond excited to begin production with our amazing team in New Orleans and our dream cast.”
The official synopsis for The Last Laugh reads:
After 50 years, talent manager and widower Al Hart reunites with former client Buddy Green who gave up
The Last Laugh centers on talent manager and widower Al Hart who reunites with his former client Buddy Green after 50 years. Though Buddy gave up a promising career as a stand-up comedian to settle down and have a family, Al convinces him to perform on a bucket list tour of classic stand-up venues across America,...
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