Amazon Studios Lands Hot Package Ex-Husbands From Berlanti/Schechter Films, Billy Eichner And Paul Rudnick

EXCLUSIVE: Following a highly competitive bidding war, Amazon Studios has landed the package Ex-Husbands and will develop the new comedy, an original story by Billy Eichner and Paul Rudnick. Eichner is also attached to star, with the screenplay by Rudnick. The film will be produced by Eichner and Berlanti/Schechter Films. “The concept of a big, gay divorce comedy has been […]

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Why Vocal Performances in Animated Films Deserve Their Own Oscars Category

Given all the praise heaped on Billy Eichner’s performance this year as the wisecracking meerkat Timon in Jon Favreau’s remake of “The Lion King,” which grossed $1.6 billion worldwide, you’d think he would be a bigger contender in the Oscar conversation. His work was such a standout, he even upstaged Beyoncé’s much-hyped appearance in the animated film. After seeing the […]

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Meghan Markle made a hilarious quip about her acting career at the ‘Lion King’ premiere

Meghan Markle recently connected with a former classmate of hers. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex famously attended the London premiere of Disney’s “The Lion King” recently, where they greeted the film’s all-star cast. While photos of Meghan and Harry’s meeting with Beyoncé and Jay-Z went insanely viral, her interaction with the “Drunk In Love” singer’s co-star, Billy Eichner, slid […]

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The Lion King: How Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen took on Timon, Pumbaa

How do you react when someone says you’d make a perfect lazy warthog? What flattery blossoms from being deemed the textbook melodramatic meerkat? Ask Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen, who wear their comparative animal counterparts with pride in Jon Favreau’s upcoming photo-realistic remake of The Lion King. The newly paired comedy team (who previously appeared together in Neighbors 2 and […]

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