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[18 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Ricky Gervais Rumored to Star in ‘Muppets’ Sequel

Popular comedian Ricky Gervais is reportedly in talks to star in the Muppets sequel.
The sequel to the wildly successful 2011 film will begin production in January, and will feature plenty of cameo appearances. However, there are three main human roles – Gervais is in negotiations for the starring role, while Ty Burrell of Modern Family will play the part of an Interpol inspector.
If Gervais signs on for the project, his role can be compared to Jason Segel’s appearance in the first Muppets film, although the details of his role are being kept strictly under …

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[9 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
‘Modern Family’ Star Ty Burrell Joins Cast of ‘Muppets’ Sequel

Last month, we let you know that actor Christoph Waltz was currently in discussions to star in the upcoming sequel to The Muppets. However, this week it was announced that the role’s casting will be going in a different direction. Ty Burell, who stars as Phil Dunphy on the hit ABC series Modern Family, will be starring in the new Muppet film as one of its leading human characters.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Burrell was cast in the role after Waltz’s schedule prevented him from taking part in the film. Playing the role …

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[19 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
‘Modern Family’ Earns Five Primetime Emmy Awards, Including Outstanding Comedy Series

Last night’s 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards broadcast honored some of the top shows and individuals on television, but no show made quite as much of a splash as the hit ABC series Modern Family. The show, whose third season will debut on Wednesday, September 21, took home five Primetime Emmy awards, the most of any series.
In addition to being awarded the top honor of “Outstanding Comedy Series,” Modern Family earned awards for both Outstanding Directing and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, which were awarded to director Michael Alan Spiller …

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[31 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]
ABC’s ‘Modern Family’ Takes Home One SAG Award

ABC’s hit comedy “Modern Family” took home the Screen Actor’s Guild award Sunday evening for Best Ensemble in a Comedy TV Series.
The win marked an otherwise unremarkable evening for ABC and parent company, Disney.  Disney films were not represented in any of the film categories, but “Modern Family” did garner four nominations.  However, “Modern Family” stars Ty Burrell and Ed O’Neill lost in the Male Actor – Comedy Series category to perennial favorite Alec Baldwin, while Sofia Vergara lost the trophy for Female Actor – Comedy Series to Betty White for …