Fact: Actor and comedian Bill Hader has been cast as robot Alpha 5 in the Power Rangers reboot. Hader joins a cast that includes Elizabeth Banks as the villain Rita Repulsa and Bryan Cranston as Zordon.
Fact: Comedian Bill Hader had an unlikely hand in creating the voice of new droid BB-8 in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens - he and funnyman Ben Schwartz are credited as BB-8 Vocal Consultants in the film, after helping director J.J. Abrams create the perfect sound for the spherical robot. Hader told HitFix.com they made the sounds, by helping Adams mess around "with this sound effects app on his iPad that was attached to a talk box operated by me". He added, "It looked ridiculous but it made BB-8's voice. At first I tried doing a voice, but we all agreed it sounded too human."
Quote: "I'm constantly anxious and nervous. I have a nut allergy so every time I eat, I'm nervous because I know there's gonna be something in there." Comedian Bill Hader admits he was well-suited to voice the emotion of Fear in new animated Pixar movie Inside Out.
Fact: Funnyman Bill Hader was fired as an assistant on Kevin Spacey's 2001 film K-Pax for failing to stop two actors dressed as gorillas from the nearby Planet of the Apes set walking by in the background of a scene.
Fact: Funnyman Bill Hader once worked as Arnold Schwarzenegger's personal assistant.
Quote: "During the sex scene I have with Rachel, Maggie said, 'Um, I need you guys to f**k harder. Do you know what I mean? Rachel, you really need to ride him'. The crew guys all said, 'Man, your wife must really like you.'" Funnyman Bill Hader on filming a sex scene with Rachel Bilson in his wife Maggie Carey's new movie The To Do List.
Quote: "Justin Bieber showed up with like 20 guys... Backstage is a very small, constructed place, he had a guy holding a slice of pizza, a guy holding a Diet Coke. You were trying to fight around all these people to get dressed. Timberlake, it was just him. He's a real class act, that guy." Funnyman Bill Hader weighs up the Justins as guest hosts of U.S. comedy show Saturday Night Live.
Fact: Comedian Bill Hader is reuniting with Anna Faris for a sequel to their hit 2009 animated movie Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs. Cloudy 2: Revenge Of The Leftovers will also see veteran actor James Caan, Andy Samberg and Neil Patrick Harris reprise their voiceover roles once again for a follow-up, which is expected to hit theatres in 2014.
Quote: "It was pure genius because it was based on me, and Hader is a genius as well." Charlie Sheen is a big fan of funnyman Bill Hader's impression of the embattled actor, who was spoofed on U.S. comedy show Saturday Night Live at the weekend (05Mar11).
Fact: NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: BATTLE OF THE SMITHSONIAN star Bill Hader is to be a dad. The funnyman's wife Maggie Carey is expecting the couple's first child at the end of September (09). The couple wed in 2006.