Topic: Bridesmaids effect

Lizzy Caplan Was Very Mad About The Whole Women Being Funny Discussion

Lizzy Caplan Was Very Mad About The Whole Women Being Funny Discussion

Lizzy Caplan is a very funny lady. She was funny as Janis Ian in Mean Girls. She was funny as Casey Klein on the cult hit Party Down and as Julia on New Girl. I even found her funny in Cloverfield, which was really not funny. But Lizzy has always known she and her fellow female comedic actresses were funny. This is why she was mad about the whole nation realizing women were funny thanks to the massive success of Bridesmaids. “Totally insulting,” she said to The Hollywood Reporter. “Because we comedic actresses knew that we could be funny, even though I guess everybody conveniently forgot that for a few years. But I think Bridesmaids is a totally hilarious movie, and if that’s the one that reminded everyone of the fact, then I couldn’t love it anymore, but maybe that makes me like it slightly even more.” More »

Sarah Silverman Joins The NBC Female-Comedy Trend

Sarah Silverman Joins The NBC Female-Comedy Trend

Sarah Silverman is the latest female comidian to get a pilot development deal with NBC. After an intense bidding war and interest from multiple networks NBC won, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Silverman’s comedy project contract follows the networks’ deal with late night talk show host Chelsea Handler and a sitcom based on her book Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea and stand-up comedian Whitney Cummings new vehicle, Whitney. More »