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Isla Fisher To Star Opposite Josh Gad in 'Wolf Like Me' Romantic Comedy Series on Peacock

Peacock has enlisted Josh Gad and Isla Fisher to star in their upcoming romantic comedy series.

Variety reports that the Josh, 40, and Isla, 45, will headline Wolf Like Me, which centers on Gary is an emotional wreck and struggles to provide for his daughter since the death of his wife.

Meanwhile, Mary has a secret she can’t bring herself to share with anyone. The universe brought these two together for a reason, they just need to keep following the signs.

Peacock has ordered six episodes of the half-hour series from Abe Forsythe, who will direct, write and produce the show.

Wolf Like Me is a very meaningful project for me,” Abe shared in a statement. “The stakes are extremely high but grounded by things we can all relate to.”

He added, “I’m so excited to have Isla and Josh on board, and I know the audience will be surprised seeing them in a different way as these characters. I was never going to tell this story with anyone other than Made Up Stories, and I feel very fortunate for us all to be teaming up with Endeavor Content and to have found a home with Peacock and Stan.”

If you missed it, Isla attended the 2021 Oscars over the weekend from this international city!

Josh Gad Reaches Out To Eliminated 'Idol' Hopeful To Write a Song For 'Central Park'

Josh Gad, like many others, was sad to see Murphy be eliminated from American Idol in the past few weeks.

However, the 40-year-old actor and filmmaker wants to see Murphy succeed in every way and offered him a job to write a song for the Apple TV+ series, Central Park.

“Hey @Blindboy_music you were robbed on @AmericanIdol,” Josh wrote on Twitter this week, reaching out to the musician.

He added, “I would love for you to honor us by writing a song for us on #CentralParkTV – DM me.”

And Murphy responded!

Following the reveal of the Top 24 of the season, Murphy thanked his fans on Twitter for their support during his time on the show.

If you missed it, check out the first teaser for the upcoming season of Central Park here!

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Josh Gad Defends Emma Watson As a 'Legend' Amid Seth Rogen Viral Story

Josh Gad took to his Instagram account to praise Emma Watson, his Beauty & the Beast co-star, amid the viral stories about her.

If you don’t know, Seth Rogen recently was asked about a rumor that Emma Watson stormed off of the set of This is the End in 2013.

Seth originally said, “I mean, I don’t look back on that and think, ‘How dare she do that?’ You know? I think sometimes when you read something, when it comes to life it doesn’t seem to be what you thought it was. But it was not some terrible ending to our relationship.”

A few days later, Seth‘s quote created a whole lot of rumors and he took to Twitter to clarify, saying, “Emma Watson did not ‘storm off the set’ and it’s sh-tty that the perception is that she did.”

Josh felt the need to take to his social media to clarify what kind of person Emma really is.

“Pure love. @emmawatson is a legend and an amazing human being. Not that it needed saying but…well…she is,” Josh posted.

Josh Gad Gives an Update on Disney's 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' Live-Action Movie

Josh Gad is providing an update.

The 39-year-old actor, who is producing a live-action adaptation of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, provided a brief update on Sunday (January 24).

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If you didn’t know, Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang is writing the new movie, which is based on the novel by Victor Hugo, and the music is being done by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz. No casting announcements have been made public yet from Disney.

“We need to know what’s gonna happen with the Hunchback live-action remake you are to direct. It’s postponed or cancelled. For the role of Esmeralda, I truly recommend @HibaAbouk! Please have her in mind whenever the casting process starts,” a fan wrote to Josh on Twitter.

“Getting. Closer. And. Closer,” he wrote back.

Shortly after achieving his EGOT status, composer Alan Menken revealed the official title to the upcoming spinoff from Beauty and The Beast. He is on board for the six episode show that will air on Disney+ and bring back Luke Evans and Josh Gad as Gaston and Le Fou. Find out more!

Josh Gad Shares One of the Last Texts He Got From Chadwick Boseman Before His Death

Josh Gad is remembering his friend Chadwick Boseman by sharing the last text he got from the actor.

“Breaking my twitter silence to share some beauty,” Josh shared with his followers on Twitter, just shortly after it was announced that Chadwick passed away.

He adds, “This was one of my final texts from the brilliant & once-in-lifetime talent,
@chadwickboseman – take this in & celebrate life. He knew how precious every moment was. Tonight the Heavens received one of its most powerful angels.”

The text starts out complaining a bit about the constant rain California had earlier in the summer.

“I urge you to go outside and take a DEEP breath,” Chadwick wrote. “Nothing how fresh the air is right now, after our skies have had a 3 week break from the usual relentless barrage of fumes from bumper to bumper LA commuters, and no today’s rain has given the City of Angels a long overdo and much-needed shower.”

“Inhale and exhale the moment, and thank God for the unique beauties and wonders of this day.”

See Josh‘s tweet below for Chadwick‘s full text:

If you didn’t see, Chadwick had just signed on for a new project a week before his death. See what it was here…

The Title For 'Beauty & The Beast' Spinoff Centered on Gaston & Le Fou Was Just Revealed!

Shortly after achieving his EGOT status, composer Alan Menken revealed the official title to the upcoming spinoff from Beauty and The Beast.

Alan is on board for the six episode show that will air on Disney+ and bring back Luke Evans and Josh Gad as Gaston and Le Fou.

“We feel so lucky to have this talented group of people creating a story about two much loved and much hated characters, but that’s the excitement. There are a lot of questions about, where we will start? What we will tell? !ho are these people? When you visit them, where will they be? So, it’s going to be a really fun experience. Me and Josh are literally vibrating with excitement to shoot it,” Luke recently said about the show, all while not giving away anything else.

“You’ll just have to wait and see. That’s all I’m going to say,” Luke said when asked about if the show will change people’s minds about Gaston.

Alan confirmed the show will be called The Little Town.

The “little town” phrase comes up in the film’s opening song, “Belle”.

If you missed it, see which award Alan earned this month to get that EGOT status!

Josh Gad Reveals 'The Book of Mormon' Was Filmed with the Original Broadway Cast

Josh Gad has some good news for fans of Broadway who might want to see more shows at home, just like Hamilton.

The Tony-nominated actor has revealed that The Book of Mormon was filmed with the original Broadway cast, though he has never watched the footage.

“A lot of people are asking me and yes, there is a tape that exists somewhere of the original cast of #BookOfMormon – we shot it in the last few months I was there but I have never seen it,” Josh said.

While Hamilton was filmed with the intention of making a film for theatrical release, it’s not known if The Book of Mormon was shot with the same intent. Most Broadway shows are shot for archival purposes and many recordings are available to be viewed at the New York Public Library.

The original Broadway cast of The Book Mormon featured Josh, Andrew Rannells, and Tony winner Nikki M. James. The show took home nine Tony Awards in 2011 and it has been a smash hit for nearly a decade now.