Sony’s ‘Goosebumps’ Scares Up Ken Marino

By | Thursday April 10, 2014 @ 10:43am PDT

ken marino goosebumpsEXCLUSIVE: Comedy thesp Ken Marino (Children’s Hospital, Bad Milo) has joined the cast of Columbia’s Goosebumps, the big-screen adaptation of R.L. Stine’s popular series of young-adult horror tales. Marino will play Coach Carr, the blowhard coach at Greendale High who wades into battle when monsters overrun the school. Jack Black, Amy Ryan, and Dylan Minnette are also starring for Black’s Gulliver’s Travels helmer Rob Letterman, who landed the directing gig last March. Jess Siegler, Tania Landau, Deborah Forte and Neal Moritz (Original Films) are producing the pic, which Sony has set for a March 23, 2016 release. Read More »

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Ken Marino Inks With Paradigm For Acting

By | Wednesday February 5, 2014 @ 7:14pm PST

ken-marino-imageTwo days after landing the male lead on the NBC comedy pilot Marry Me, Party Down alum Ken Marino has signed with Paradigm for acting representation. The multihyphenate is bolstering his ties to the agency, where he already … Read More »

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Ken Marino To Star In NBC Comedy Pilot ‘Marry Me’

By | Monday February 3, 2014 @ 8:00pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

ken-marino-imageKen Marino is set as the male lead opposite Casey Wilson in Marry Me, NBC’s single-camera comedy pilot from Happy Endings creator-showrunner David Caspe, Sony TV and Jamie Tarses’ Fanfare. The project, directed by Seth Gordon, is said … Read More »

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Ken Marino To Co-Create, Star In Fox Family Comedy Produced By Will Gluck & Sony TV

By | Wednesday August 7, 2013 @ 10:02am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: In a preemptive buy, Fox has taken in a single-camera comedy from the husband-and-wife writing team of Ken Marino & Erica Oyama, producer Will Gluck and Sony TV with a significant penalty … Read More »

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Ken Marino Joins HBO’s ‘Eastbound & Down’ For Season-Long Arc

By | Wednesday June 26, 2013 @ 5:09pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Childrens Hospital co-star Ken Marino has joined the cast of the upcoming fourth and final season of HBO‘s comedy series Eastbound & Down, starring Danny McBride as self-obsessed and self-destructive baseball player Kenny Powers. Marino is slated to appear in all eight episodes from Season 4, playing Guy Young, a middle-aged athlete who’s still living the high life and partying it up every weekend. Also cast as a recurring next season is Tim Heidecker as Gene, a vanilla guy in Kenny’s neighborhood. He has nothing in common with Kenny and lacks even a basic sense of humor. Read More »

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Fox Books Ken Marino & Erica Oyama For ‘True Freshman’

By | Friday May 31, 2013 @ 10:21am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Husband and wife scribe team Ken Marino & Erica Oyama have been set by 20th Century Fox to script the comedy True Freshman, which 21 Laps & Radar are producing. Studio hired the duo after … Read More »

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Spouse Scribe Team To Adapt ‘Go The F To Sleep’ For Fox 2000

By | Thursday April 11, 2013 @ 10:40am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Husband-wife scripting team Ken Marino & Erica Oyama have been hired to adapt the book Go The F To Sleep for Fox 2000 and Twilight Saga producer Karen Rosenfelt and All You Need Is KillRead More »

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Ken Marino & Aasif Mandvi Cast In NBC Comedy Pilot ‘The Gates’

By | Thursday January 24, 2013 @ 11:15am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Party Down alum Ken Marino and The Daily Show correspondent Aasif Mandvi round out the cast of the NBC comedy pilot The Gates. Based on the British series, The Gates is an adult ensemble comedy set at the front gates of an elementary school drop-off and revolves around the parents, school staff and 15-minute social minefield they navigate at the beginning and end of each school day. The show centers on type-A Helen (Kathleen Rose Perkins), who just moved to town with her husband Mark (Marino) and their 8-year-old daughter for Helen’s big new job. Read More »

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