Jay Roach News

Amy Poehler, Tina Fey to Co-Star in New Comedy THE NEST
by Movies News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Besties Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will team up on Jason Moore's comedy THE NEST. (more...)

Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Spring Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 06, 2014

With Broadway's 2014 season now in full swing, there's a solid group of performers making their Broadway debuts this Spring. Meet all of the Great White Way's newest stars below, and be sure to let us know who you're most looking forward to seeing onstage! (more...)

HBO Developing WOMEN IN SPACE from Jay Roach & Kristin Gore
by TV News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

According to Deadline, Roach has teamed up writer Kristin Gore to bring the new half-hour comedy series, WOMEN IN SPACE, which Gore wrote, to the cable network. The pair will also executive produce. (more...)

'A Little Piece of a Great Big Soul' Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's OF MICE AND MEN, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 18, 2014

Directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men begins performances tomorrow, Wednesday, March 19, 2014 and will officially open on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a sneak peek at the play below! (more...)

More Than LBJ! Meet the Full Company of ALL THE WAY, Opening Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 05, 2014

All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, starring BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston, is currently in previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre. The production officially opens on Thursday, March 6, 2014 for a strictly limited engagement. The play is directed by Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where All the Way began its theatrical life. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast of ALL THE WAY, plus watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Jeff Dunham's ACHMED SAVES AMERICA Set for 3/18 Blu-ray, DVD Release
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

Jeff Dunham's beloved character Achmed the Dead Terrorist gets his own animated adventure when “Achmed Saves America,” created by and featuring the voice talents of Dunham, is released on Blu-ray and DVD on Tuesday, March 18. Released by Comedy Central Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment, the DVD will be available at Walmart and major retailers nationwide. The discs are currently available for pre-order on Amazon.com. (more...)

HBO Orders THE BRINK with Jack Black & Tim Robbins to Series
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

According to Deadline, HBO has given THE BRINK, starring Jack Black and Tim Robbins, a series order following its initial pilot. The 'epic dark comedy' will be directed by Jay Roach, with Jerry Weintraub serving as executive producer. (more...)

Production Team Announced for 86th Annual Academy Awards!
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron today announced 13 key members of the production team for the Oscars® , which will air on Sunday, March 2, live on ABC. (more...)

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Pablo Schreiber Boards HBO's Pilot THE BRINK
by TV News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

Cast In HBO Pilot 'The Brink' (more...)

Aasif Mandvi Signs On For HBO Pilot THE BRINK
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Deadline reports that Daily Show correspondent Aasif Mandvi has joined HBO's THE BRINK pilot. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jack McBrayer Returns to THE MIDDLE for Thanksgiving
by Sarah Bellet - Nov 20, 2013

The former 30 Rock star took a few minutes from his busy schedule to talk about his return as Dr. Goodwin on The Middle. (more...)

Photo Flash: 4-Time Oscar Nominee Julianne Moore Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
by Movies News Desk - Oct 04, 2013

Four-time Academy Award nominee Julianne Moore received the 2,507th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday, October 3, 2013. Present at the celelbration were her Don Jon co-star Joseph Gordon Levitt and her Carrie co-star Chloe Moretz Grace. Check out photos below! (more...)

BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston Looking to Life on the Blacklist in TRUMBO Film
by Movies News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

Deadline writes that Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston, who is currently starring onstage in A.R.T.'s ALL THE WAY in Cambridge, will lead the upcoming indie drama TRUMBO, based on the life of blacklisted writer Dalton Trumbo, directed by Jay Roach. Production is slated to kick off in 2014. (more...)

Bradley Cooper to Produce, Star in LANCE ARMSTRONG Biopic?
by Movies News Desk - Aug 16, 2013

Deadline reports that Bradley Cooper will produce and possibly star as beleagured and disgraced Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong in the Warner Bros upcoming biopic, RED BLOODED AMERICAN. (more...)

Annette Bening to Star in New HBO Comedy THE THIRD COAST
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

Deadline reports exclusively that Annette Bening is set to star in a new comedy series for the HBO network. (more...)

Ben Stiller Among Line-Up for 2013 Tribeca Film Festival Talks Series
by Movies News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

The 2013 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by American Express, today announced its lineup for the 2013 Tribeca Talks panel series. (more...)

Warner Bros. Plans Doping Scandal Biopic of Lance Armstrong Teammate
by Movies News Desk - Mar 08, 2013

Deadline reports that Warner Bros Studio has acquired Atlas Entertainment's yet to be titled film about the controversial doping scandal surrounding 7-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong and his teammates. (more...)

GIRLS, BREAKING BAD Take Home DGA Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 03, 2013

The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2012 were announced tonight during the 65th Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles. Lena Dunham won the DGA's Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series for Girls. (more...)

Ben Affleck Wins DGA Feature Film Award for ARGO
by Movies News Desk - Feb 03, 2013

The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2012 were announced tonight during the 65th Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles. Ben Affleck won the DGA's Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for Argo. (more...)

HOMELAND Among Director's Guild 2012 TV Nominations; Full List Revealed!
by TV News Desk - Jan 09, 2013

Directors Guild of America President Taylor Hackford today announced the DGA's nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television and Commercials for the year 2012. (more...)

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