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Melissa Leo Is Amazed Over the Response to Her ‘Louie’ Episode

"I have worked for 30 years and won an Academy Award. I have never had a response like that to anything. Personally, on the street, people come up to me about that episode. It’s a phenomenon! There’s something about accessibility. And Louis is [...]

By Jesse David Fox

How Melissa Leo Met Louis

"What happened was, I was at the Emmys with my son, and he said, 'Oh, there’s Louis C.K. I want to meet him!' I don’t think my boy’s ever said that. He’s 25 years old and has been around all sorts of people! So I went over and introduced myself [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Tracy Morgan + Jesse Eisenberg + Drugs + Pianos = ‘Why Stop Now’

"Eisenberg & Morgan" has a real ring to it. The unlikely comedy duo is set to take their vaudeville act to the big screen in Why Stop Now, a film about a piano prodigy (Eisenberg) who helps his addict mother (Melissa Leo) get one last fix [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Robin Williams Soon to Be Another Angry Brooklynite

Filming in September, The Angriest Man in Brooklyn is about a jerk patient who is mistakenly informed by his doctor that he only has 90 minutes to live. The patient tries to right a life's worth of wrongs, while the doctor tries to track him [...]

By Jesse David Fox