All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ellie kemper’

How Did Tina Fey’s Comedy About A Doomsday Cult Survivor Become A Hit?

In his review of the new Tina Fey comedy, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Kevin Fallon praised the show for its unabashed positivity in a time when people are going for dark, brooding, cynical shows and protagonists. And it is perfectly spot on. One of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s draws is finding comedy in what is essentially a dark and unusual …

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Jane Krakowski: From ’30 Rock’ to ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’

Jane Krakowski worked alongside Tina Fey in 30 Rock and now stars in Fey’s new Netflix comedy, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Jane spoke recently on her role as Jacqueline Vorhees–the woman for whom Kimmy Schmidt (played by The Office’s Ellie Kemper) nannies after being held captive for years by a cult leader. How does Vorhees differ from Jane Krakowski’s 30 …

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Ellie Kemper Is “Delightful” Says Tina Fey

Ellie Kemper is in full-swing filming now for her new series, created by Tina Fey, called The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. As Kimmy Schmidt, Ellie Kemper is a young woman who lives for 15 years in a bunker with three other women who were part of a cult. They all think that they survived the apocalypse alone. When the four women …

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Tina Fey Calls Ellie Kemper’s ‘Kimmy Schmidt’ Delightful

Tina Fey has done it again. The SNL alum and 30 Rock star has created yet another hilarious sitcom–this time for Netflix. Starring Ellie Kemper from The Office and Bridesmaids fame, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is about a 20-something woman who escaped a cult to start over in New York City. “She’s just delightful,” Fey said in an interview with …

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Tina Fey On “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” And Netflix

Tina Fey wants everyone to know that her new show, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, was not pre-canceled before it could even air on NBC. She just decided to move it to Netflix, instead. No big deal. Now that that’s out of the way, Tina Fey’s show will be on Netflix starting Friday. The first season, all 13 episodes, of Tina Fey’s …

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Netflix Getting New Show ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ From Tina Fey & Robert Carlock

Netflix announced late on Friday that it will premiere globally in March a new Tina Fey and Robert Carlock comedy series starring Ellie Kemper (pictured). It’s called Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Netflix announced that it will be the exclusive home to the first two seasons of the show from Universal Television, which was initially going to be on NBC. The show …

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Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel Talk ‘Sex Tape’ and Being Naked

Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel took a moment at the L.A. premiere of their new film, Sex Tape, to chat about being naked and, uh, butt pimples. “I didn’t have any butt makeup,” said Diaz about filming naked scenes. “If I had a pimple on my butt, I probably would have covered it up.” Her co-star Jason Segel, just as …

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Tina Fey Returns To NBC With New Comedy

Tina Fey has decided to return to NBC where she rocketed to stardom with Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock. Fey has become a household name due to her immense popularity and wit that she carried with her on 30 rock especially, as the creator, star and one of the writers. The latest venture for Fey is another NBC comedy, …

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