No Stranger Than Love follows Lucy Sherrington, a heart-breakingly attractive high school art teacher in the small, secluded village of Spot Valley, where there is not a male in town who is not secretly or openly in love with her.
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30 Aug 2016
Alison to Star in Netflix Comedy “GLOW”
Alison Brie to Star in Netflix Wrestling Comedy ‘GLOW’ From Jenji Kohan
The Netflix series marks the in-demand actress’ latest TV role since ‘Community’ and ‘BoJack Horseman.’
Alison Brie is hopping into Netflix’s wrestling ring.
The Community and BoJack Horseman favorite has booked the starring role in the streaming giant’s Jenji Kohan comedy GLOW, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
GLOW — aka Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling — is inspired by the real story of the 1980s female wrestling league. The 10-episode comedy is set in Los Angeles and will showcase big hair and body slams and tell the fictionalized story of an out-of-work actress who finds one last attempt to live her dreams in the form of a weekly series about female wrestlers. The comedy is based on the professional women’s wrestling syndicated TV series that existed in the ’80s. The comedy was picked up to series in May.
Brie will star as Ruth, a struggling actress whose dreams of fame take a surprising turn when she’s thrust into the glitter and spandex world of women’s wrestling.
GLOW was co-created by Liz Flahive (Homeland) and Carly Mensch (Orange Is the New Black), who serve as showrunners on the series that also counts OITNB’s Kohan and Tara Herrmann as executive producers.
GLOW expands Brie’s relationship with Netflix, where she voices multiple characters on the critical-favorite animated comedy BoJack Horseman. The show marks her latest series-regular acting gig following NBC/Yahoo’s Community and comes after a pilot season that saw Brie turn down multiple offers — both comedy and drama — at seemingly every broadcast network. The busy actress, who counts Mad Men among her credits, also exec produces TV Land comedy series Teachers, which was renewed for a second season.
On the big screen, Brie was last seen in How to be Single, opposite Leslie Mann and Rebel Wilson. She will next appear in The Masterpiece, opposite James Franco, and The Headhunters Calling, the latter of which will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Brie is repped by WME, Rise Management and Sloane Offer.
Netflix has released the BoJack Horseman season 3 trailer! Alison voices Diane Nguyen (and other various voices).
What is success? Can two people ever truly connect? Why is Mr. Peanutbutter so annoying? BoJackHorseman tackles life’s big questions. Season 3 of the critically acclaimed drama premieres July 22, only on Netflix.
Great news for BoJack Horseman fans! Netflix has released a premiere date for season 3. The season will be available to stream on July 22nd, only on Netflix. Alison voices the character, Diane Nguyen.
Netflix has set the Season 3 premiere date for “BoJack Horseman.” The animated comedy will return Friday, July 22, the streaming network announced Wednesday. Season 3 will consist of 12 new episodes.
In Season 3, per Netflix’s release, “BoJack is grappling with his legacy while trudging through an increasingly turbulent Oscar campaign for his star-making turn in the Secretariat biopic. BoJack struggles with how he’ll ultimately be remembered by his fans and what lasting impact he’s made on those closest to him. Also, there are lots of silly puns and talking animal jokes and celebrity cameos and all the other stuff that everybody loves about BoJack Horseman. It’s a very funny and good season of television. Don’t worry.”
The comedy features the vocal talents of Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie, Aaron Paul and Paul F. Tompkins. “BoJack Horseman” was created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg, who serves as executive producer alongside Arnett, Paul, Steven A. Cohen and Noel Bright. The comedy won the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Animated Series for its second season, beating the likes of “The Simpsons,” “South Park,” “Bob’s Burgers” and “Star Wars Rebels.”
Watch the announcement video for the new season of “BoJack Horseman” below.
Alison Brie on ‘How to Be Single,’ ‘Mad Men Finale’
In “How to Be Single,” actress Alison Brie plays a driven New York City woman who is dating with the sole focus of finding a husband quickly.
The film co-stars Rebel Wilson, Dakota Johnson and Leslie Mann. It opened in theaters on Friday.
Brie chatted with ABC News’ Sara Haines about the role. In the film, the bartender, played by Anders Holm, is Brie’s character’s wingman.
Haines asked Brie who her real-life wingman would be.
“Rebel,” Brie said, laughing as she dished about her co-star. “She’s great. I feel like, you know, she’s so funny. She really keeps the party going but she knows when to cut outta there, leave you alone with the guy. She’d be a great wingman.”
Brie, who is engaged to actor Dave Franco, may be best-known to audiences as Trudy Campbell from “Mad Men” or Annie Edison from “Community.”
Haines asked Brie about the “Mad Men” series finale, in which Trudy Campbell and her husband, Pete Campbell, embark on a new life together.
“Do you think they live happily ever after?” Haines asked.