Tag archive for ‘Mel Brooks’
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Mel Brooks’ son makes directorial debut with New York comedy film

  Nicholas Brooks, son of Jewish comedy legend Mel Brooks, is making his directorial debut with New York-based comedy Sam, which he also produced and co-wrote. His father serves as an executive producer More...

Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Steven Spielberg Reportedly Wants to Get Gene Wilder Out of Retirement for an Upcoming Film

  Steven Spielberg’s next project, the adaptation of Ernest Cline’s novel Ready Player One, has a 2017 release date. Now Ain’t It Cool News has a rumor that claims the director is More...

Lily Bethlehem On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Judd Apatow’s New Book ‘Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy’ Released

– – Judd Apatow has just released his fourth book, “Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy.” It is a collection of all of the stories that his fellow comics have told More...

Steve Tyler
Lily Bethlehem On Friday, March 6th, 2015

Arrowsmith’s Steve Tyler to Serenade Ryan Kavanaugh at Upcoming Nuptials

Arrowsmith lead singer Steve Tyler will serenade movie producer Ryan Kavanaugh and his bride, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Jessica Roffey at their wedding, as reported by the New York Post. Kavanaugh More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, February 15th, 2015

Harold Ramis Honored Posthumously by the WGA

Harold Ramis was posthumously awarded the Writers Guild of America’s Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement at its awards ceremony this weekend. The comic/writer/director passed away a year ago at the More...

Mel Brooks gets BAFTA Fellowship
Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Mel Brooks Explains Why He Chose HBO

The world’s greatest comic director Mel Brooks had his reasons for bringing his special to HBO instead of Netflix as he explained to The Wrap. If you did get to see it over the weekend then you learned a More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Watch: In Overtime, Mel Brooks, Bill Maher, Agree ‘Blazing Saddles’ Couldn’t Be Made in Today’s PC Culture

One of the greatest comedians of all time, Mel Brooks, appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher last night to promote his new HBO special and boy did he have a lot to say. Mel Brooks Live at the Geffen premieres More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Rob Reiner, Mel Brooks, Guests on Billy Crystal’s ‘The Comedians’

Legendary directors Rob Reiner and Mel Brooks have been booked to appear on Billy Crystal’s new cable series “The Comedians.” Other guest stars on the show will include Jimmy Kimmel and Steven Webber. The More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Mel Brooks as Adam Sandler’s Father in Hotel Transylvania 2

Mel Brooks may be nearing 90 but he is certainly not slowing down. The famed director of Blazing Saddles and The producers just announced that he has joined the cast of the animate movie sequel Hotel Transylvania More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Mel Brooks Knocks ‘Em Dead at St. Paul Synagogue

It was advertised as a “Capp-tivating evening.” That was because the honorees happened to be Martin and Esther Capp who had given generously to Temple Aaron in St. Paul, Minnesota. The reason it More...

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