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    Sundance Press Obsession with the "It" Girl

    I never realized how annoying the whole "it" girl thing was until I saw three straight "it" girls articles in my RSS feed yesterday about three different women.  I know that people have to come up with a lot of stories to write and this is an easy way to talk about women, bu...

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    Sundance Review: 'Bachelorette' Is The Movie For Anyone Who Wished 'Bridesmaids' Was More Like 'The Hangover'

    Produced by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions, "Bachelorette" is the movie for all those people that wished "Bridesmaids" was more like "The Hangover." Three bridesmaids embark on a non-stop parade of debauchery fueled by coke, booze, and pills ...

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    'Community' Star Alison Brie & 'Party Down' Star Lizzy Caplan Team For Rom-Com 'Save The Date'

    Martin Starr & Geoffrey Arend Co-StarUpdate: Mark Webber, last seen playing Stephen Stills in "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World," has also joined the cast.

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    Watch: Full, Brilliant 25-Minute Short 'Successful Alcoholics,' With Lizzy Caplan and T.J. Miller

    So, the weekend is finally here, and you're hopefully getting ready to unwind a bit. We'll be bringing you more from Cannes over the weekend, but to tide you over, the one thing you must watch this weekend (aside from "Bridesmaids," which again, we urge you to see, for your own good, because it's ab...

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    Kirsten Dunst, Adam Scott & Lizzy Caplan Star In Will Ferrell Produced 'Bachelorette'

    With all the buzz building behind Judd Apatow and Paul Feig's "Bridesmaids," it was only a matter of time before similarly themed comedies started cropping up. So it's no surprise that equally comic production powerhouse Gary Sanchez -- the shingle run by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay -- are getting i...

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    Matt Walsh & Lizzy Caplan Talk The Improv Comedy Of 'High Road'

    Getting your first feature film off the ground is no easy feat, but that task is made a bit easier when your friends include people like Rob Riggle, James Pumphrey, Lizzy Caplan, Abby Elliot, Joe LoTruglio, Rich Fulcher, Horatio Sanz, Dylan Obrien, Zach Woods, Matt Jones, Ed Helms and Kyle Gass. For actor and now director Matt Walsh, those are the stars he brought on board for his directorial debut, the improv comedy "High Road." The film follows a weed dealer split between a pregnant girlfriend, a gestating rock opera and his illegal job which pays the bills. Things go from bad to worse when a deal goes wrong and he’s forced to go on the run...

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    Lizzy Caplan Talks The Curious Link Between The Upcoming 'Frankie Go Boom' & 'Queens Of Country'

    It's only a matter of time before the talented and funny Lizzy Caplan finds the role that will finally break her out in a big way. We recently placed her on our 15 Actresses On The Rise list, saying that she's "a new spin on the Diane Keaton type." But for those who have been paying attention, they've already noticed her talents in "Cloverfield," "Mean Girls" and more recently on the two season run of "Party Down." Not content to sit and wait for Hollywood to come calling, Caplan has three low-budget, but high concepts flicks on her slate: the improv comedy "High Road" directed by Matt Walsh; the wacky music comedy "Queens Of Country" and the...

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    Lizzy Caplan Says A 'Party Down' Movie Is More Likely Than An 'Arrested Development' Movie

    Exclusive: Oh, "Party Down." Yet another brilliant comedy that shone for a brief moment before getting canceled; ever since going off the air the witty, hilarious sitcom has slowly gained a new audience who are now just catching up with it on DVD. Created and written by John Enbom, Rob Thomas, Dan Etheridge and Paul Rudd, "Party Down" featured an amazing ensemble cast of Adam Scott, Ken Marino, Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge, Megan Mullally, Ryan Hansen, Martin Starr and Lizzy Caplan, and chronicled the travails of an L.A. based catering company made up of actors and writers hoping to make it big, including one who already had a brief taste of...

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    Terrific Lizzy Caplan/T.J. Miller Short 'Successful Alcoholics' Now Available On DVD From Wholphin

    Considering the volume of short films that are being made, and their necessity as calling cards for anyone who wants to work in the industry, it's frustrating that there's no real market for the form. You would think that the bitesize nature of the format would be perfect in the internet age, but ou...

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    Watch: Trailer For Ensemble Comedy 'High Road' With Matt Walsh, Ed Helms, Lizzy Caplan & More

    While he may not be a household name, you've definitely seen him before. Matt Walsh has certainly earned his comedy cred logging time in the "Upright Citizens Brigade," appearing in every Todd Phillips movie to date and racking up screen time in too many televisions shows and movies to list here. Bu...

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