Like many of you I grew up watching Saturday morning cartoons. As a matter of fact, I called Saturday “cartoon day” until I was about seven years old. Back in the golden era of Saturday morning animated entertainment we had incredible (yet bizzaro) shows like Transformers, Thundercats, and the U.S.A. Cartoon Express. While programming like Star Wars: The Clone Wars still provides kids with a bit of “magic”, I fear that the days of utterly ridiculous 80s-style cartoons are long gone… Enjoy this April fools joke from the fine folks at IGN. For the record… I would watch the poop out of this show.
Like a train gaining momentum, one of our favorite Greendale CC students is growing up and getting some high profile roles. Variety reported the following… not that we’re paying attention or anything.
Alison Brie is joining Judd Apatow’s “Five-Year Engagement” for Universal and will portray the younger sister to Emily Blunt’s character.
“Five-Year Engagement” charts the ups and downs of the relationship between the couple, portrayed by Blunt and Jason Segel. Apatow and Rodney Rothman are producing with Nicholas Stoller directing from a screenplay he co-wrote with Segal.
Brie told Variety that she’s a major fan of Stoller and Segel’s work in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” which Apatow produced.
“It really is one of my favorite films ever,” she added. “I’ve watched it at least 20 times.”
It’s also the first time that Brie will be working with a British accent. “I’ve worked on accents when I was studying at Cal Arts and in Scotland and enjoy that kind of transformation,” she added.
Brie said she’s been told that production will start around the end of April.
Brie’s been one of the town’s most active actresses, playing Annie Edison in “Community” on NBC and Trudy Campbell in AMC’s “Mad Men.” She’s a lead in the forthcoming “Scream 4,” out April 15.
Brie’s represented by UTA, Vital Management Group and Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal Laviolette & Feldman