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Bodkin: Will Forte Teams With Obamas for Netflix Drama

Will Forte will star in Bodkin, a scripted drama produced for Netflix and executive produced by Barack and Michelle Obama. The show, which was created by Jez Scharf (Mister Biscuits, The UnDream), is all about a group of podcasters investigating a missing person’s case and getting more than they bargained for. The cast also includes Siobhán Cullen, Robyn Cara, David Wilmot, and Chris Walley.
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Will Forte to Headline Bodkin, the Obamas' First Drama Series

Will Forte is slated to star in Bodkin, the Obamas' first scripted drama series at Netflix. Bodkin is a seven-episode comedic thriller that follows a group of podcasters investigating the disappearance of three strangers in a coastal Irish town. Forte will play Gilbert Power, an American podcaster on the hunt for the next big story. He travels to Ireland to learn more about his family's roots and finds himself enmeshed in this new case.
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'SNL': Will Forte and Kristen Wiig Make a Musical Return as Jackie and Clancy

Will Forte returned to Saturday Night Live to bring the energy of his 2002-2010 run to the new season, and he did not disappoint! Bringing along former cast member and MacGruber co-star Kristen Wiig, the two reminded us just how fun they were when they were on Saturday Night Live together. Including a plethora of MacGruber sketches and a hilarious return to the CD commercial ads we used to have with "Jackie and Clancy."
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'SNL': Will Forte, Kate McKinnon send up gaslighting in 'Cinema Classics' parody

Will Forte and Kate McKinnon merge comedy and psychology in a vintage “SNL” spoof that explores the origin of gaslighting. In a parody of the PBS series “Film Classics,” Forte and McKinnon star as a bickering married couple in a black-and-white sendup of the 1944 Ingrid Bergman movie “Gaslight,” with Forte relentlessly deceiving McKinnon. Forte drives McKinnon to the edge of insanity by “slowly dimming the gas-fueled lights around her and then denying it.”
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SNL Video: Will Forte and Kristen Wiig Bring Back Another Old Favorite

Will Forte is a grandmaster of the fabled “10-to-1” slot on Saturday Night Live. Usually, all of the very weirdest pieces end up being the final sketch of the night, before the credits. Out-there premises, nonsensical plots and absolutely unhinged characters are a must here — and nobody does those better than Forte. “Jackie and Clancy” is a classic of that genre. The duo, played by Forte and Kristen Wiig, first appeared on SNL in 2008 and again in 2009. Forte, a first-time host this weekend, has cited it as one of his favorite sketches to perform, and it’s one that...
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‘SNL’ alum Will Forte talks about his new ‘MacGruber’ series

Will Forte portrayed MacGruber, an inept action hero who could never disarm a bomb in time, on “Saturday Night Live” and in a feature film, and now he joins the 3rd Hour of TODAY to talk about the new “MacGruber” series streaming on Peacock. “A lot of things that I am not in real life, I get to do on the screen,” he says of the character’s appeal.Dec. 13, 2021.
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Will Ferrell, Will Forte and Jamie Foxx Team Up for New Comedy Film

Ferrell, Foxx and Forte will share their voices for a live-action, adult-skewing comedy about “Strays.” Ferrell is the abandoned dog while Foxx is one of the pooches who befriends him. Meanwhile, Forte is the nasty human owner. It’ll take a kennel’s worth of producing as the characters are created by visual effects. It’s already been shot and is in now post production.
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'MacGruber': Will Forte, Kristen Wiig reunite in new trailer

Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Will Forte is on a new mission and is reunited with Kristen Wiig in the latest trailer for Peacock's MacGruber. Forte's MacGruber is taken out of jail by Laurence Fishburne's General Barrett Fasoose in order to take on a dangerous assignment for the U.S. government in the clip released on Monday.
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Wayne Knight, Jane Curtin, and Will Forte Crashed the 3rd Rock From the Sun Reunion

Nineties prime time audiences couldn’t get enough of 3rd Rock From the Sun’s Solomons, an awkward brood of E.T. Earth tourists trapped in human bodies. The sitcom mined big laughs from the visitors’ struggles to make sense of the illogical and unpredictable human emotions suddenly foisted upon them. The cast, on the other hand, were deep in their feelings and effusive with love for one another when they reunited this weekend at Vulture Fest.
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'HouseBroken': Will Forte, Lisa Kudrow find humor, humanity in pets

NEW YORK, June 4 (UPI) -- Voice cast members for HouseBroken said speaking for the animal characters of Fox's cartoon comedy allowed them to be creative and comfortable during the coronavirus pandemic. Starring Will Forte, Lisa Kudrow, Clea DuVall, Nat Faxon, Sam Richardson, Jason Mantzoukas and Sharon Horgan, the show...
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Fox's 'HouseBroken' Unleashes Lisa Kudrow, Tony Hale, Will Forte and More on Zany Pet Comedy: TV Review

There aren’t too many surefire ideas out there these days, though “what if ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ didn’t have to be G-rated?” is about as straight down the middle a pitch as it gets. Still, “HouseBroken” finds a few ways to make itself stand out, especially with the help of several solid voiceover performances from actors who know how to make any character a standout. (And no, the pets aren’t the old characters who get to speak; Maria Bamford guest stars as a harried owner, though not long enough to make as much of an impression as Bamford’s elastic voice is capable of creating.)
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