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“Zombieland” TV series being developed by Amazon

Jesse Eisenberg stars in Columbia Pictures’ comedy ZOMBIELAND.

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The “Zombieland” TV series does appear to happening, though it’s ending up in a rather unlikely place. According to a new report, Amazon is developing the series for an online audience.

Broadcast Now reports that the show will be based on the television format with planned 30-minute episodes. As some know, the original idea for “Zombieland” was to make it as a TV series, so this will be styled after that concept. No word yet if any of the original people involved with the “Zombieland” movie will return for this project.

A recently released casting call showed that the characters on the show will be similar to those introduced in the movie, though not the same. Based on the slight differences in the character descriptions, the show will likely start from scratch with the story rather than pick up where the film left off.

During a interview with Collider, director Ruben Fleischer explained why a “Zombieland 2” never happened, and likely never will. He said he never could come up with a suitable concept for a sequel and decided he’d rather move on and make new projects.

“I think that the studio would be very excited to make [a sequel],” he said. “It’s not that the studio is not excited, it’s that we took one shot at the script [and] it wasn’t something we all got excited to do,” he explained. “Just on a personal level, I was really excited to, having made one movie, to make different movies, not just go back into that world again.”

Will you tune in for a “Zombieland” online series? Tell us in the comments section below or on Facebook and Twitter.

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Listen to “Weird Al” Talk About Meeting Paul McCartney on Kevin & Bean

Weird Al comes to Comedy Bang! Bang! starting June 3rd at 11P on IFC.

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We’re days away from Friday’s grand premiere of “Weird Al” Yankovic as the newest bandleader for Comedy Bang! Bang!and ol’ Al has been making the rounds to promote it. In addition to his guest spot on the CB!B! podcast, Al also stopped by the “Kevin & Bean Podcast” on KROQ to chat about the new gig, jamming with Alice Cooper in Hawaii (presumably Cooper’s natural habitat), and the one celebrity around whom he can’t maintain his composure.

Give a listen to “Weird Al” on the “Kevin & Bean Podcast” below.

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Listen to “Weird Al” Talk about Working With Scott Aukerman on the Comedy Bang! Bang! Podcast

"Weird Al" comes to Comedy Bang! Bang! this Friday at 11P on IFC

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Days before his grand debut as the newest Comedy Bang! Bang! bandleader, “Weird Al” Yankovic appeared on the CB!B! podcast to chat with host and comedy cohort Scott Aukerman about the new gig, what it’s like being on a TV set after a 20-year hiatus, his Mandatory Fun World Tour, and his new version of the theme song. Al also drops some details about an upcoming boxed set containing rare songs and other goodies.

Check out “Weird Al” on the latest episode of the Comedy Bang! Bang! podcast below, and be sure to catch him on the season premiere of Comedy Bang! Bang! this Friday at 11P on IFC. This week Scott and Al welcome guests Kevin Bacon and The Lonely Island on back-to-back episodes.

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10 Jokes That Prove Andy Kindler Is One of The Best Stand-Ups Working Today

Catch Andy on a brand new Maron Wednesday at 9P on IFC.

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While fans of IFC may know Andy Kindler as one of Marc’s snarky pals on Maron, he’s also one of the hardest working stand-ups in the biz. With his sarcastic take on pop culture and self deprecating style, Andy’s carved out a unique corner of the comedy sphere. Before you catch Andy on a brand new Maron this Wednesday at 9P, check out a few of his best jokes that’ll remind you you’re not the only one who thinks the world is nuts.

10. Andy has some self esteem issues.

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9. Okay, he kind of hates himself.

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8. Still, he has important points to make.

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7. And he knows how to party.

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6. He just gets people.

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5. And he’s open to new experiences.

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4. And he has his priorities straight.

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3. He’s more of a glass is half empty type of guy.

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2. Seriously, he’s not a happy person.

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1. But at least he has his hobbies.

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Watch Andy visit Marc in the “Dead Son Museum” this Wednesday at 9P on IFC.

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