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Rhys Darby is a Love Bird

Posted by LiveFor on April 21, 2010

Rhys Darby is the one from Flight of the Conchords who isn’t in the band. He plays the manager, Murray, and is probably funnier than the band.

If you get the chance watch some of this stand-up. Dave T got me onto it and it is hilarious. Lots of sound effects and not what you expect at all. Check out the jetpack and ejector seat bit and he makes an amazing robot.

Deadline have the news that he is going to be starring in Love Birds. This New Zealand/UK co-production will film in Auckland until mid-May. He plays somebody nursing a wild bird back to health after his girlfriend dumps him. Then he meets a kooky vet, played by Golden Globe winner Sally Hawkins (Happy Go Lucky). New Zealand director Paul Murphy is working with screenwriter Nick Ward.

Check out Rhys’ official site and here he is meeting Dr Dre.

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The Random – Conchords go Muppets, 3D Porn, Sam Raimi to do the Shadow, Dune in 3D, We Need to Talk About Kevin, Scream 4, Take This Waltz, Scott Pilgrim, Green Hornet, Deadpool

Posted by LiveFor on January 30, 2010

“Flight of the Conchords” co-creator James Bobin has decided to sign on to direct Disney’s new Muppet movie.

Tinto Brass (Caligula) is planning what he calls the world’s first-ever 3D pornographic production says The Hollywood Reporter.

Sam Raimi may direct a new feature based on the pulp tales of The Shadow.

Pierre Morel has said he would like to do the Dune remake in 3D.

John C Reilly and Tilda Swinton are to star in the adaption of Lionel Shriver’s We Need To Talk About Kevin. The novel follows a mother’s shock and horror when her son initiates a high school killing spree.

Kevin Williamson talks about Scream 4

Seth Rogen and Michelle Williams are set to star in the romantic drama Take This Waltz says Dark Horizons. The story follows a young woman (Williams) who struggles with her infidelities and the budding realization that she may be addicted to the honeymoon period of her relationships. Sarah Polley (“Away From Her”) directs.

Edgar Wright’s adaption of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World will be released on 13th August 2010 so will go head to head with Stallone’s The Expendables.

Danny Elfman is scoring The Green Hornet film starring Seth Rogen and directed by Michel Gondry.

Ryan Reynolds talks to the Deadpool screenwriters (“Zombieland” writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick) everyday.

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Diagnosis Death – Trailer featuring the Flight of the Conchords

Posted by LiveFor on December 7, 2009

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Gentlemen Broncos Webspot – Dr. Chevalier Speaks!

Posted by LiveFor on October 3, 2009

Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords) reads – in character as Gentleman Broncos’ Dr. Ronald Chevalier – from the doctor’s substantial body of sci-fi lit to fans at a bookstore in Austin. October 30, 2009

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Rhys Darby does the robot on Yo Gabba Gabba

Posted by LiveFor on October 1, 2009

The brilliant Rhys Darby (Flight of the Conchords) does the robot on kids TV show, Yo Gabba Gabba. Remember he is not really a robot, but that head movement is definitely not human!

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‘Gentlemen Broncos’ Poster

Posted by LiveFor on August 13, 2009

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The new movie from Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite, Nacho Libre) stars Sam Rockwell (The Green Mile), Michael Angarano (Lords of Dogtown) and, excitingly, Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords). After the disappointment of Nacho Libre this could go either way for Hess. but the Wikipedia premise shows promise:

Gentlemen Broncos tells the story of a homeschooled teenage outcast and aspiring fantasy writer. He attends a fantasy convention to show off his work and finds his idea, Yeast Lords, becomes ripped off by acclaimed novelist Ronald Chevalier, who has turned desperate for ideas.

If you haven’t already seen the awe inspiring viral promotional videos featuring Jemaine Clement as Ronald Chevalier, then check them out now at ronaldchevalier.com. And if you’re not familiar with Jemaine’s prior work, google “Flight of the Conchords” (or click here). You won’t be disappointed.

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Flight Of The Conchords – Frodo, Don’t Wear The Ring

Posted by LiveFor on May 8, 2009

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Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Tim and Eric head to DVD

Posted by LiveFor on April 17, 2009

AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE THE COMPLETE VOLUME ONE: 16 EPISODES
ON DVD 27 APRIL

Aqua Teen Hunger Force follows the adventures of The Aquateens, a group of mystery-solving fast food items who fight robots, rabbits, hair-spraying rabbots, mad scientists, removable brains and mould. The team consists of Master Shake, a sadistic and lazy milkshake who loves to torture Meatwad. Meatwad, who is a cute simple-minded ball of shape shifting mince and Frylock, the floating French-fried potato who is the brains the group.

The gang hang out lots with their neighbour Carl, a pure guy after women and booze, and avoid the annoying exploits of Mooninites; Ignigknot and Err who are rock ‘n’ roll loving aliens from the moon.

DVD Information:

TITLE: Aqua Teen Hunger Force Volume One
RELEASED: April 27 2009
EXTRAS: Rabbot – The Original Cut, Episode Commentaries for Rabbot – The Original Cut, Space Conflict from Beyond & Mayhem of the Mooninites and Never-Before-Seen-Footage
CERTIFICATE: 12
RUNNING TIME: 245 minutes approx
CREDIT: Revolver Entertainment 2009

TIM AND ERIC AWESOME SHOW, GREAT JOB! THE COMPLETE SEASON ONE: 10 EPISODES
ON DVD 27 APRIL

“THE FUTURE OF COMEDY” The Guardian Guide

Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim write & star in this surreal comedy which mixes songs, spoof ads & sketches based around characters from a home grown cable TV show (think Wayne’s World meets Flight of the Conchords!).

The show opens with the hosts dancing on their own tongues and gets even crazier after that! Using a combination of real-life acting and green-screen technology the comic duo conjure up an incredulous array of characters including the Anchorman-esque ‘Channel 5 Married News Team’, a dad-obsessed dance instructor, tone-deaf singers whose faces drip with eczema and would-be swingers who gorge on shrimp and wine!

The series is peppered with A-list celeb cameos and guest stars including Oscar-nominated John C. Reilly (Step Brothers, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story), Michael Cera (Superbad, Juno), and comic “Weird Al” Yankovic.

DVD Information:

TITLE: Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!
RELEASED: April 27 2009
EXTRAS: How’d Dey Do Dat??: The Making of Awesome Show, Lost Gems and Deleted Scenes, Great! (But Not Great Enough): Extended Scenes and Missing Moments, Oops and Ding Dongs Blooper Reel, AwesomeCon & US On-air Promos
CERTIFICATE: 15
RUNNING TIME: 115 minutes approx
CREDIT: Revolver Entertainment 2009

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Gentleman Broncos – News on what Napolean Dynamite’s director is up to.

Posted by LiveFor on August 7, 2008


This sounds great. Gentleman Broncos follows the story of a kid who goes to a fantasy novel convention only to find that a well known author has stolen his idea. The author, Ronald Chevalier, is played by Jermaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords) and that’s him on the left.

They’ve set up a website for the Ronald Chevalier and it is very funny. He is the author of such gems as The Chronicles of Brutus & Balzaak, Cyborg Harpies and Brain Cream. Brilliant.

Jared Hess (Napolean Dynamite) is writing and directing it. Also stars Sam Rockwell, Halley Feiffer, Michael Angarano and Jennifer Coolidge. Oh and Roger Dertinger as a Cyclops Guard!!

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