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Jay Baruchel Is Writing a Semi-Autobiographical Comedy for ABC

Jay Baruchel is making a comedy about his life for ABC, Variety reports. He'll write and executive produce the untitled project with his new writing partner, Jesse Chabot, who produced the movie Goon and is writing the sequel with him. The [...]

By Bradford Evans

‘This Is the End’: Broing Out at the End of the World

In almost (gulp) 40 years, I've been to three films where the theater shook from the audience laughing so hard: Borat, Knocked Up, and, now, This is the End. Granted the crowd attending the sneak preview of This the End at the American Film [...]

By Catie Lazarus

Jay Baruchel Has Barely Met James Franco

Okay, I know this shouldn't be the takeaway from this interview with Jay Baruchel, in which he talks about writing roles for women and for himself in Goon and Random Acts of Violence, plus getting ready to work on Seth Rogen's The Apocalypse, [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Paula Pell, Lauryn Kahn, and Jay Baruchel Named Screenwriters to Watch

She's so much more than Pete's sleepy wife on 30 Rock! SNL writer Paula Pell has been named one of Variety's Screenwriters to Watch. She's done punch-up work on Bridesmaids and Judd Apatow's upcoming This Is Forty, so she's already basically [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Goon Trailer Will Satisfy Blood Lust You Didn’t Know You Had

Seann William Scott, a brief appearance by Eugene Levy, and matter-of-fact sexual dialogue from an innocent-looking redheaded girl: is it American Pie? Is it American Pie 2? No, it's the trailer for Goon, written by Jay Baruchel and Evan [...]

By Hallie Cantor