The actress says those behind 'Glow' "didn't even want to bring" her in.
New Netflix original series 'Glow' is one of this year's most highly-anticipated shows, with creators Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch ('Nurse Jackie') on board, alongside 'Orange is the New Black' creator Jenji Kohan, who's serving as executive producer. Alison Brie takes the lead role as Ruth Wilder; an actress pushed to the edge and ready to take on a new challenge. When that comes in the form of sports entertainment wrestling, she jumps at the opportunity to prove herself.
Alison Brie stars as Ruth Wilder in the new Netflix original series
Starring alongside the likes of Betty Gilpin and Ellen Wong, the show follows the fictional origin story of a real life wrestling league known as the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. Marc Maron plays the washed-up director at the helm, with Gilpin stepping into the shoes of Ruth's former best friend Debby who discovers Ruth has slept with her husband.
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The super-private couple have secretly tied the knot.
The Hollywood couple, who prefer to keep their relationship out of the spotlight, managed to get married in secret, with a rep for the couple confirming the wedding did take place, but giving no other details.
Dave Franco and Alison Brie are married
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Daniel "Nardo", Jason and Evan are three best friends with a bromance that is unbreakable and on the stag night for Nardo's upcoming wedding to Tracy he admits that potentially she isn't 'the one' for him. To save him from making - what he considers - the biggest mistake of his life Jason bursts in to the wedding and stops them from getting married. This then leaves a heartbroken Tracy to honeymoon alone in Mexico away from Daniel.
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Will and Jillian are in love and both have recently graduated collage. Jillian managed to get a well-paid and high profile just almost instantly, Will on the other hand is still interning at companies for free but Will's luck is about to change (or so he thinks). He's just been offered a paid position at LA Weekly but when he turns up for work he's abruptly informed that the job position is no longer available because of downsizing.
Will lives with his pot loving buddies who are all really close but some might be on the verge of being called 'deadbeats'. Will and his friends are all in a similar position, they 'really struggling to find a job, Jillian is the only structured part of his life.
Needs must means Will must sell his beloved TV but things start to look up for the graduate when, against the odds, he's offered a job as a videographer. Just as Will gets into the swing at his new office Jillian finds herself jobless. Will is quick to encourage Jillian to get straight back out there but she finds herself with little luck.
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There isn't much originality in this rude female-led comedy, but its observations on single life are a nicely updated twist on the Sex and the City formula. The film is also often very funny, keeping the energy levels high while refusing to go down the usual narrative route in each of the loosely intertwined plot-strands.
It's set in New York, of course, where Alice (Dakota Johnson) is newly single and starting a new job. Her colleague Robin (Rebel Wilson) takes her under her wing, teaching her how to be single in the big city. Alice's sister Meg (Leslie Mann) is a maternity doctor who's suddenly feeling the need to have a child of her own. Then just as she becomes pregnant using a sperm bank, she meets the outrageously charming Ken (Jake Lacy), who she thinks might be too young for her. Meanwhile, Alice's neighbour Lucy (Alison Brie) is flirting with the womanising local barman Tom (Anders Holm) as she looks for her perfect man.
Yes, this is another movie in which women define themselves by their aching need for a man. This kind of undermines the "you have to be happy on your own" message, although at least the three main romantic-comedy plots don't fit into the usual cliched structure. The film is packed with frank, girly conversations, exploring how it feels to be single in a society in which coupling up is seen as the ultimate goal. So while commenting on every possible aspect of sex and relationships, the script also tries to say that it's perfectly fine to remain happily unattached. Thankfully, the cast is grounded enough to balance the comedy and romance in realistic situations. Johnson, Brie and Mann all deliver funny, revealing performances as smart women who make silly decisions. Wilson, by contrast, is mere comic relief in the same role she always plays.
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An embrace with presenter Leslie Mann caused the back of Johnson's dress to unfasten, but disaster was narrowly averted.
Dakota Johnson laughed off her flirtation with wardrobe malfunction at the People’s Choice Awards last night, saying “it’s not like everybody here hasn’t already seen my boobs!”
The 26 year old American star, who shot to fame after appearing as Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades of Grey last year, was accepting her award for Favourite Dramatic Movie Actress at the awards ceremony on Wednesday night (January 6th) when a hug from presenter Leslie Mann apparently damaged her dress.
Reaching behind her back to fasten herself back in to her silver Armani crop top dress, Johnson gamely made light of the brush with embarrassment, exclaiming “Leslie just broke my dress!” before referencing her famous role.
Alison Brie - People's Choice Awards 2016 held at the Microsoft Theatre L.A. Live - Arrivals at Microsoft Theater, People's Choice Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 6th January 2016
Alison Brie - People's Choice Awards 2016 held at the Microsoft Theatre L.A. Live - Arrivals at Microsoft Theatre L.A. Live, People's Choice Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 6th January 2016
When Alice finds herself single after her last relationship comes to an end, her friend Robin takes it on herself to remind Alice how to play the field and have fun! Robin knows if Alice gets caught up in a lul it'll take her much longer to recover, so she teaches Alice a few tricks to have fun and cheap nights out.
Whilst Robin means well, Alice's views on how to get over her breakup differ to her friends but eventually she comes to realise that Robin might have a point - so much so that her new way of life might just help a few more of her friends too. How To Be Single is a lighthearted take on a group of female friends who are all trying to deal with different life issues.
How To Be Single is produced by Drew Barrymore and is directed by Christian Ditter.
Jason Sudeikis, Alison Brie , Leslye Headland - FIND and Arclight Cinema hosts Screening and Cast Q&A of 'Sleeping With Other People' at ArcLight Cinemas - Hollywood, California, United States - Saturday 12th September 2015
Jason Sudeikis, Leslye Headland , Alison Brie - The ArcLight Cinemas introduces Independent Film series screening and Q&A of 'Sleeping With Other People' at The Arclight Cinemas, ArcLight Cinemas - Hollywood, California, United States - Friday 11th September 2015
Alison Brie - Tribeca Film Festival 2015 - A host of stars were photographed at the Tribeca Film Festival 2015 for the premiere of 'Sleeping With Other People' in New York, United States - Tuesday 21st April 2015
Alison Brie - IWC Schaffhausen third annual 'For the Love of Cinema' dinner during Tribeca Film Festival at Spring Studios at Tribeca Film Festival - New York City, New York, United States - Thursday 16th April 2015
Alison Brie - Stars attended the launch of Claiborne Swanson Frank's Young Hollywood from New York based fashion designer Michael Kors at a private residence in Beverly Hills, California, United States - Thursday 2nd October 2014
Yahoo has announced a takeover of the series for 13 more episodes.
Yahoo!’s planned foray into long form digital content was met with some confusion when the appointed executive producers of the new projects Paul Feig (Bridesmaids) and Mike Tollin (Smallville) made the announcement at Digital Content NewFronts back in April. However, after a Community revival was announced as one of the first projects, viewers’ doubts seem to have been assuaged.
Yahoo had the show's devoted fanbase in mind, when acquiring the rights.
The deal was announced earlier this week, with creator Dan Harmon saying in a statement: . "I am very pleased that Community will be returning for its predestined sixth season on Yahoo. I look forward to bringing our beloved NBC sitcom to a larger audience by moving it online."
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A feat previously thought impossible - a family movie that's actually good.
The Lego Movie doesn’t sound like something that could possibly be good and yet, here it is, defying all expectations and being actually great entertainment. Set up as a dizzying mashup of story and pop culture references (the way most kids actually play with their toys,) this supposedly kids movie is clearly geared equally (if not more) towards adults – not in the “wink wink nudge nudge” way that most kids movies have of peppering the script with the occasional gag for adults, but as a full-fledged, interesting story for grownups that’s bound to keep most kids happy as well.
To all those who expected this to be terrible: it isn't.
The Lego Movie is set in a dystopian universe run by the evil President Business. Everyone follows a detailed set of instructions on how to live their lives, they buy ridiculously overpriced coffee. The top song in the charts is called Everything Is Awesome, which should tell you hot terrible this world really is. We follow Emmett Brickowski (get it?) a construction worker, who, despite being completely happy with the whole government arrangement, gets dragged into a rebellion plot and put at the head of the Master Buildres’ uprising. There’s a prophecy, you see, and it says he has to do it.
The trailer was uploaded to YouTube earlier this week and it is gloriously funny
If you didn't know a LEGO movie was going to be made then get ready to have all your childhood dreams come true as the makers of Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs have assemble what could be the greatest animated movie since, well, Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs (in case you haven't seen it, you really need to).
Parks and Recreation's Chris Pratt, who will also be starring in the upcoming Marvel-movie-adaption of Guardians of the Galaxy next year, is voicing the main character, Emmet, who has been chosen by the Master Builders of the LEGO universe as the saviour of a their world against a life-threatening force. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller ar teaming up again to film this picture, which will feature a slew of characters from across the LEGO world, including Batman, Superman, ninjas, wizards and more as Emmet tries to save the LEGO world.
A year after they met, San Francisco chef Tom (Segel) proposes to his girlfriend Violet (Blunt), but their excited wedding plans are interrupted when Violet gets a post-doc position at the University of Michigan. So they postpone the wedding and head to the snowy Midwest. There, Violet's career soars while Tom has little to do beyond making sandwiches in a deli and going hunting with his new friends. And before they can set a new date, Violet's sister (Brie) marries and has two kids with Tom's best pal (Pratt).
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