Two of Community’s most beloved personalities—played by Danny Pudi and Donald Glover—have reunited. Sadly, the clip is not for a sixth season of the show (Glover is not returning). Instead, the duo appeared in a recent commercial for the video game Far Cry 4. Sure, it’s a bummer that Troy and Abed will no longer be on-screen buddies on the sitcom when it comes back on Yahoo next year, but at least they’re still hanging out, right? ... Discuss
Following the departure of Yvette Nicole Brown, Donald Glover, Jonathan Banks and John Oliver, there were a few empty seats in Greendale classrooms needing to be filled. Thankfully, when Community airs its sixth season on Yahoo, a few new personalities will be added to the mix. Paget Brewster (Friends, Criminal Minds, American Dad) and Keith David (Enlisted, The Bible miniseries, 7th Heaven) have both signed on to star in the latest season of the sitcom. From Yahoo: Brewster will play Francesca "Frankie" Dart, a consultant brought in to help whip the school into shape (good luck with that), while David plays retired scientist Elroy Patashnik.” The 13 new episodes premier next year ... Discuss
Greendale is losing another one of its favorite alum. According to TV Guide, Yvette Nicole Brown—who plays one of our favorite characters on TV, Shirley—will not appear in the upcoming season of Community so that she can spend time with her father, who is sick. She told the magazine, “It was a difficult decision for me to make, but I had to choose my dad." With the departure of Donald Glover and now Brown, the show is in the process of casting two new characters for sixth season ... Discuss
In July, Halle Berry appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to promote her new television show, Extant, in which she plays an astronaut who returns to earth after a year in space with a big secret. Their chatter fluttered around the usual late-night show talk, but buried was a brief—but revealing—discussion about working in TV in this day and age.
“Television is a lot harder than I ever thought it would be,” Berry said. “I thought, ‘I’m going to do television so I can be with my kid more.’ I never see my daughter!” Read More