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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to Reunite in 'The Nest' (VIDEO)

America's favorite comedy dream team is at it again. Amy Poehler is in final talks to join Tina Fey in "The Nest," a comedy from "Pitch Perfect" director Jason Moore about two sisters kicking it over one wild weekend in their childhood home before it sells.
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  • April 9, 2014 1:33 PM
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Tina Fey to Star as Middle East Reporter Kim Barker In 'The Taliban Shuffle'

Tina Fey is set to star in and produce "The Taliban Shuffle," the big-screen adaptation of Kim Barker's memoir of the same title, which recounts her work as a journalist in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 2002.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 20, 2014 2:53 PM
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How Much Will Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Make Hosting the Upcoming Golden Globes? UPDATED

UPDATE: Reports are swirling about how much Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will make for their upcoming Golden Globes hosting gig in 2014. (They're also signed on for the 2015 Globes.)
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 24, 2013 11:34 AM
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WATCH: Best Skits from SNL Season Premiere with Tina Fey and Aaron Paul

Last night's "Saturday Night Live" introduced the 39th season with longtime SNL veteran Tina Fey hosting, alongside musical guest Arcade Fire and Aaron Paul from "Breaking Bad" in a handful of playful cameos.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • September 29, 2013 12:58 PM
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WATCH: First Trailer for 'Muppets Most Wanted,' Starring Kermit and the Gang, Plus Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais and More

The first teaser trailer for Disney's "Muppets Most Wanted" (March 21) has arrived in all its furry, felty, Fozzie glory. Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie, The Great Gonzo and Animal are back for an international caper that takes them to the likes of Berlin, London and Madrid; meanwhile, their human friends (including Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Salma Hayek and Sean "Diddy" Combs) are along for the ride. Watch below, plus new images from the film.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • August 6, 2013 1:37 PM
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Casting Watch: Connie Britton Is Adam Driver's Older Girlfriend in 'This Is Where I Leave You,' Also Starring Fey and Fonda

Connie Britton of hit ABC series "Nashville" has been added to the sprawling cast of Shawn Levy's "This Is Where I Leave You," a dark family comedy starring Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Jason Bateman, Timothy Olyphant ("Justified"), Corey Stoll ("House of Cards"), Ben Schwartz ("Parks and Recreation") and Adam Driver ("Girls"). Britton will play a therapist and the much older girlfriend of Driver's troubled character.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 11, 2013 2:17 PM
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Inside the Actor's Studio Interview with Tina Fey's Sarah Palin [Video]

Tina Fey's Sarah Palin is the impersonation that may have brought down a Vice Presidential candidacy and Fey brought it back with gumption on "Inside the Actor's Studio." With a strong background in improv and an exceptional resemblance to the former Alaska Governor, Fey played it perfectly, jumping right into Palin with folksy nonsense and a twinkle in her eye.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • March 22, 2013 6:10 AM
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Tina Fey Talks Her Post-'30 Rock' Career, 'Admission,' and Oscar Hosting

A few weeks ago I went to see Tina Fey's latest movie "Admission" (March 22) on the same night that I watched the last episode of her seven-year NBC sitcom "30 Rock." Fey is a fascinating example of a pioneering woman who has become hugely successful while playing inside the box of what men can handle without being threatened.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • March 13, 2013 4:28 PM
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Lena Dunham Talks Success, Image Misconception, Franco, Fey and Poehler in New EW

In the new issue of Entertainment Weekly (on newsstands February 1), "Girls" creator and recent Golden Globe winner Lena Dunham talks her surprise meteoric rise, the misconception that she comes from a rich family, James Franco as a TV critic, Globes hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and more.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • January 31, 2013 2:32 PM
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Watch: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Tout the Golden Globes -- "a sloppy, loud party"

Sparkling hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have released another funny promo for the 2013 Golden Globes (January 13), in which they expound on all things awards. A great thing about the Globes? "The beautiful people of film get to rub shoulders with the horrible, disgusting people of television," Poehler says. The women also have a unique Best Dramatic Actor favorite: "Daniel Day-Lewis for 'Avatar'!"
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • January 4, 2013 12:11 PM
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