Andy Samberg

  • Deal Roundup: What’s in store for Samberg, Douglas and Stiller

    “Ant-Man” is shaping up to be quite the Jewish superhero flick. According to Variety, Michael Douglas will star as Hank Pym, joining already-committed Paul Rudd. At first everyone thought Rudd was playing Pym, but instead he’s really playing Scott Lang, a reformed thief. The confusion stems from the fact both Pym and Lang have been alter-egos of… More ▸

  • Golden Globes’ Jewish winners

    Among the crop of victors at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards were a noteworthy bunch of Jewish Hollywood types. Best Screenplay, Motion Picture went to Spike Jonze (born Adam Spiegel) for “Her.” Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie is Michael Douglas, who played Liberace in “Behind the Candelabra.” Possibly the most controversial of the bunch… More ▸

  • Adam Sandler to guest star on ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’

    Andy Samberg’s Fox series “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” is welcoming a guest star just as funny, musical and Jewish as its star. According to E! News, Samberg’s real-life friend Adam Sandler will play himself on a post-Super Bowl episode. Not up to the challenge of taking in yet another new show? Don’t worry — there’s no need… More ▸

  • And the Jewish Golden Globe nominees are…

    It was an early yet very exciting morning over on the shiny and bright Planet of Celebrity today, what with the announcement of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s nominations for the 2014 Golden Globe Awards, honoring work in film and television. Jewish representation wasn’t too shabby — at least not on the smaller of the… More ▸

  • NBC to adapt Andy Samberg’s BBC comedy ‘Cuckoo’

    Imagine this: A show about a young woman from an average, middle class family who returns home from a year abroad married to a nutty hippie named Cuckoo, played by Andy Samberg. Hilarious, right? The good news is the show, called “Cuckoo,” already exists on the U.K.’s BBC Three. The great news is NBC has… More ▸

  • Andy Samberg marries Joanna Newsom

    Sorry ladies, but the rumors of Andy Samberg’s plans to wed singer-songrwriter Joanna Newsom this weekend turned out to be true. After dating for five years, the couple tied the knot Saturday in Big Sur, Calif, Us Weekly reports. While the gossip site boasts their story has “All the Details!” there are in fact, no… More ▸

  • Andy Samberg might be getting hitched this weekend

    The community of women who love nerdy/hilarious/supercute Jewish guys is about to suffer a big blow this weekend when, if the rumors are true, Andy Samberg marries Joanna Newsom. According to Page Six, the couple plans to get hitched in Samberg’s hometown of Berkeley, Calif. Here’s everything else they know: A rep confirmed in February… More ▸

  • More Jewish highlights from James Franco’s roast

    After the “best joke” lists were leaked by a few of those who attended the taping of Comedy Central’s James Franco roast last Sunday night, we have to admit, we almost didn’t want to watch the thing. Then we remembered “Princesses: Long Island” is off the air, leaving Sunday night wide open. So we tuned… More ▸

  • Out today: The Lonely Island’s ‘Wack Album’

    The Lonely Island has been so good to us lately, putting out awesome videos every Wednesday and whatnot. We’d like to return the favor with this little plug for their “Wack Album,” which hits stores today. As part of their own promotion they’ve also just released the video for for “Go Kindergarten,” which features Robyn,… More ▸