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Larry Charles to Release First Memoir

Larry Charles hasn’t taken it easy during Hollywood’s prolonged labor stoppage. The comedy icon, who just released his latest directorial effort (Dicks: The Musical), tells The Hollywood Reporter that he also just put the finishing touches on a memoir. Simon & Schuster recently purchased the book, with plans for a summer 2025 release. A description […]

Larry Charles Released the Movie He Set Out to Make: “That’s a Miracle in Hollywood”

Larry Charles’ résumé is all over the place. As a writer, he penned some of Seinfeld’s most memorable episodes (see: “The Library”). As a TV director, he skewered his industry with Curb Your Enthusiasm and Entourage. As a filmmaker, he embraced mockumentary with Borat and Brüno. But his latest entry, by his own admission, might […]

‘Dicks: The Musical’ Director Larry Charles Slams Big-Budget Movies: “I Find It Offensive”

Dicks: The Musical director Larry Charles is opening up about why he steers away from being involved with big-budget blockbuster projects. On Thursday’s episode of the WTF With Marc Maron podcast, the Borat director, who prefers to put his energy into indie movies and TV shows, slammed the current Hollywood system. “I try to make […]

‘Dicks: The Musical’ Review: Aaron Jackson and Josh Sharp Court Cult Status With Outrageously Amusing ‘Parent Trap’ Riff

Directed by Larry Charles and also featuring Nathan Lane, Megan Mullally and Megan Thee Stallion, the film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.

‘Dicks — The Musical’ Song Released After Toronto Premiere

Dicks: The Musical has released a song from the soundtrack of Larry Charles’ movie adaptation of the off-Broadway production that had a world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. “All Love is Love” (listen here) is part of the soundtrack for the A24 movie musical that is set for an Oct. 6 release, just after the […]

Megan Thee Stallion Shows Off Her Acting Skills in First Trailer for ‘Dicks: The Musical’

The first trailer for A24’s first musical feature, entitled Dicks: The Musical, features Megan Thee Stallion rapping, a song about how “life is a handjob” and creatures called “sewer boys.” And that is just a taste of the insanity unleashed in this project, which will open the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival’s Midnight Madness section. […]

Finn Wolfhard, Larry Charles, Harmony Korine Films Set for Midnight Madness at Toronto Film Festival

The Toronto Film Festival’s Midnight Madness sidebar will open with Borat director Larry Charles’ latest movie Dicks: The Musical getting a world premiere. Charles’ latest film, from A24 and in theaters from Sept. 29, stars Megan Mullally, Megan Thee Stallion, Bowen Yang as God and Nathan Lane, as the comedy duo of Aaron Jackson and Josh […]

Cannes: Larry Charles Teaming With Luke and Owen Wilson on Prison Comedy (Exclusive)

Martin Lawrence will co-star in the untitled project, which Voltage Pictures is shopping to buyers in Cannes.

Berlin Preview: 11 Buzzy Titles Headed to the Market

Anxious foreign buyers continue to lament the lack of high-wattage titles, while sales agents hold out hope they can package bigger projects before the European Film Market gets underway.

Nicolas Cage to Star in Osama Bin Laden Satire From ‘Borat’ Director (Exclusive)

Moving swiftly, Harvey and Bob Weinstein have preemptively acquired North American rights to Larry Charles' 'Army of One,' based on the true story of a Colorado construction worker who tried to hunt down the world's most famous terrorist.

Josh Gad to Co-Star in FX’s Billy Crystal Comedy

The "Book of Mormon" Tony nominee will also produce the comedy from executive producer Larry Charles.

New on Blu: ‘The Dictator,’ ‘Chimpanzee’ and ‘Good Will Hunting’

50 Cent co-stars with Robert De Niro in "Freelancers" and Cuba Gooding Jr. squares off against Dolph Lundgren in "One in the Chamber," also due out this week.