CBS Greenlights a Comedy About Groupon, Called Friend Me
There are two fairly amusing pieces of news regarding a new show that CBS has greenlighted. One, the show is a comedy about two guys who work at Groupon. Two, the show is -- for some reason -- called Friend Me. Remember, it's a show about two guys who work for a company that deals in group coupons, not some kind of social networking. Also, depending on how amused you are by McLovin, a third amusing facet to this tidbit of television news is that the it'll star Christopher Mintz-Plasse as one of the two Groupon buddies.Read on...
Kick-Ass Sequel? Color Us SkepticalAfter a significant amount of pre-release backlash and a opening weekend that netted slightly less money than a kids movie that's been out for a month, it's still not too late (early?) for the people behind Kick-Ass to start talking about a sequel. Stars Aaron Johnson and Christopher Mintz-Plasse, in an interview with MTV News, said that there was one in the works. Mintz-Plasse's character Red Mist would be the villain. Of course, their info seems to be based on a conversation Mintz-Plasse had with Mark Millar "a few months ago," and we all know that Mark Millar never makes unfounded claims about movie deals that never actually happened. Ever.Read on...
Kick-Ass Looks — Well, Read The Title
Mark Millar and/or Christopher Mintz-Plasse fanboys are salivating over this new poster for the movie, which debuts on April 16th. Mark Millar being the mad genius behind such iconic comics as Superman: Red Son and Civil War. This fake Twitter feed is a pretty good parody of Millarness: "What if Iron Man was actually a robot tricking people into thinking it was a guy in a suit?" Christopher Mintz-Plasse, of course, is the organ-donating lad who won our hearts as McLovin' in Superbad.Read on...