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When she was originally signed to The Odd Couple to play the assistant to Matthew Perry's Oscar Madison, actress Yvette Nicole Brown was originally supposed to be a recurring character. Earlier this week, due to her need to be near her father to help in his "daily care," she dropped... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2014 at oddcouple
Denise did a great job on this, and, like you, I can't wait for the show to start. It sure feels like it's got hit written all over it - just so long as the scripts are strong. With Matthew and Thomas involved, we're halfway there.
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The Hollywood Reporter is featuring a new image of television's new take on The Odd Couple, Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon. Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at oddcouple
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by Denise Metcalf Just another hot Tuesday afternoon in Studio City, CA, not just because it’s 100 degrees out, but because in just a few hours I get to take part in television history. I was lucky enough to be part of the studio audience for the pilot episode of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at oddcouple
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Retired NBA All-Star player Chris Webber is guest starring on an episode of the new Odd Couple. He filmed the episode this week and then went to Instagram to post the following images taken on the set. This man needs no introduction- was cool and humble-what else should you be!!!... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at oddcouple
Okay, so it's not exactly Odd Couple news, but since our new Oscar Madison, Matthew Perry, is connected to this particular news, we're showcasing it anyway. Fans of the sitcom Friends will finally get the chance to sit and have a cup of coffee at Central Perk. To commemorate the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at oddcouple
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The Planet of the Apes/Star Trek crossover event from IDW and Boom! comics will kick off in December with the first of four installments of "The Primate Directive." IDW describes the plot of issue one as follows: “Star Trek: The hope for the best of mankind's future. Planet of the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at ApeCentral
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From The Hollywood Reporter: "Oscar visual effects contenders Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Maleficent will compete against last year’s Academy Awards juggernaut Gravity and Oscar nominee The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug at the 9th annual Hollywood Post Alliance Awards. The HPA... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at ApeCentral
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Yesterday, actor @ThomasLennon (our new Felix Unger) went to Instagram to post the image below. Apparently he and @MatthewPerry were shooting promos for the new CBS series that's coming mid-season. Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at oddcouple
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Taking to Instagram, Yvette Nicole Brown of The Odd Couple and, of course, Community, posted the following: "I'm so proud of us! I was starting to think awkward pre-show selfies were gonna be our 'thing'. But we did it! #TeamOddCoupleFTW! @linzsloane Look! ;) @theoddcouplecbs." Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at oddcouple
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FROM TALKINGCOMICBOOKS.COM: "The idea of Apes rising up as a civilization on the wreck of human hubris is one of those ideas that demands to be adored by every generation of six year olds that encounters it. That six year old stays inside us forever. BOOM! Studios is releasing Dawn... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at ApeCentral
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FROM THE BELFAST TELEGRAPH: "An ad for the film Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes that showed an ape shooting a man dead with an automatic weapon has been cleared following 119 complaints. The television ad, which was screened on ITV during coverage of the World Cup semi final... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at ApeCentral
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The latest estimated figures are in and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes continues to amaze with its growing numbers. Below is the latest image from Boxofficemojo.com detailing the global breakdown. The total is over $640, which, if you believe in the formula of doubling your production budget to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at ApeCentral
In a recent interview, director Matt Reeves has stated there's a chance Koba could return in the follow-up to Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, which will be reaching theatres in two years. Clevver Movies offers up a report on the subject. Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at ApeCentral
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From the San Francisco Book Review: "This large format (12” x 11”) hardcover book is a behind-the-scenes companion to the newest films from the Planet of the Apes franchise. It has two main parts—one for each movie—which are divided into chapters showcasing various locations, characters, and key scenes, all in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at ApeCentral
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While talking to iamrogue.com about her roles in Ant-Man and Jurassic World, actress Judy Greer did comment on the third installment of the rebooted Planet of the Apes franchise scheduled for release in 2016. Greer, who of course played Caesar's wife, Cornelia, says in answer to the question or whether... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at ApeCentral
As part of their album The Odd Couple Sing, Tony Randall and Jack Klugman take on Carly Simon's "You're So Vain." The results are.... well, they're pretty unbelievable! Thanks for the head's up from @the_heppcat. Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at oddcouple
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TVline.com reports that actor Geoff Stults, formerly of last season's FOX comedy Enlisted and scheduled to be a recurring character on Jane Fonda and Lilly Tomlin's upcoming Netflix series Grace and Frankie, has also been signed in a recurring role on The Odd Couple. Says the site, "On The Odd... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at oddcouple
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Brentwood, TN's Towne Centre Theatre is currently stageing the female version of Neil Simon's The Odd Couple. with Marianne Clark as Florence Unger and Julie Murphy as Olive Madison. Notes Broadway.com, "The show runs through August 30th. Show times are 8:00 pm for Thursday - Saturday evening performances and 2:30... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at oddcouple
Thanks to various YouTube users, a number of episodes of the 1970s version of The Odd Couple have been posted. Take a look back at the Jack Klugman/Tony Randall-starrer, beginning with the episode "Sleepwalker." What happens when Oscar tries to be patient with Felix? Find out . Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at oddcouple
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Following last night's taping of The Odd Couple, there have, not surprisingly been a number of tweets on the experience from both fans and those who are involved with the show. As we had previously reposted, Thomas Lennon uploaded an image with he, Matthew Perry and Garry Marshall (see previous... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at oddcouple
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By all reports the taping for the first episode of The Odd Couple went great last night. Attending that taping — as he reportedly did the pilot — is producer/director Gary Marshall, who, of course, was the main guiding force of the classic 1970-1975 series starring Jack Klugman and Tony... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at oddcouple
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Today marked the taping of the first regular episode of CBS' The Odd Couple, and to celebrate co-star Yvette Nicole Brown posted the following selfie on Instagram. While it may not be perfectly framed, it certainly does capture a sense of fun. Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at oddcouple
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McFarland has just issued Bob Leszcak's new book The Odd Couple On Stage and Screen. The publisher describes it as follows: "Inspired by the real life post-divorce experiences of television comedy writer Danny Simon, The Odd Couple has touched multiple generations of fans. Playwright Neil Simon embellished his brother Danny’s... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at oddcouple
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According to TV Line.com, actress Leslie Bibb (The Following, Popular, About a Boy) has joined the cast of CBS' reboot of The Odd Couple. Notes the site, "The actress will play Casey, the professional model sister of Emily (series regular Lindsay Sloane). When it comes to men, Casey is all... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at oddcouple