Comedy helped me to avoid sadness: Josh Gad
Comedy helped me to avoid sadness: Josh Gad

For Josh Gad, Hollywood's favourite when it comes to playing goofy roles, humour has always been a resourceful and empowering way to stand out in life.

Veteran Comedy writer Chris Thompson dies

 Veteran TV comedy writer Chris Thompson, known for his hard-partying lifestyle and professional highs and lows, was found dead at the Toluca Lake home of actor Tim Curry, his longtime friend. He was 63.

Difficult to sustain comedy: Sumeet Raghavan

On completion of one year of TV show ‘Badi Dooooor Se Aaye Hain’, actor Sumeet Raghavan says it's a “big achievement” for the entire cast as it is hard to make viewers laugh.

I haven't figured out comedy yet: Vidya Balan
I haven't figured out comedy yet: Vidya Balan

Actress Vidya Balan, whose two comedy films ‘Ghanchakkar’ and ‘Shaadi Ke Side Effects’ turned out to be damp squibs at the box office, says she is more comfortable with intense roles and that she's yet to figure out the success formula in comedy.

Not stuck with comedy: 'Welcome 2 Karachi' director
Not stuck with comedy: 'Welcome 2 Karachi' director

 Director Ashish R. Mohan, whose directorial debut "Khiladi 786" had hints of comedy, is coming up with his second film "Welcome 2 Karachi", which also falls in the comic genre. But he says he isn't "stuck" with one genre.

Will Ferrell to star in comedy 'Tom's Dad'
Will Ferrell to star in comedy 'Tom's Dad'

Hollywood funnyman Will Ferrell will star in Lasse Hallstrom's "Tom's Dad".

Justin Bieber joins 'Zoolander 2'
Justin Bieber joins 'Zoolander 2'

Singer Justin Bieber has joined Ben Stiller’s upcoming comedy film ‘Zoolander 2’.

Ice Cube's large comedy deal

 Ice Cube will be teaming up with New Line and MGM to make a comedy pitch, that Kenya Barris and 'The Golbergs' executive producer Alex Barnow created and are currently writing together.

Three flicks for Boman Irani in 2015
Three flicks for Boman Irani in 2015

 After a "hectic" 2014 with three releases, Boman Irani is now on his way to entertain audiences with more comedic roles.

Melanie Griffith hops aboard ABC' untitled comedy pilot

 Melanie Griffith has joined the cast of ABC's untitled Molyneux comedypilot .

Thomas Sadoski to star on 'Life in Pieces'

'The Newsroom' actor Thomas Sadoski will play the lead role opposite Colin Hanks and Betsy Brandt in 'Life in Pieces', an upcoming single-camera comedy pilot.

Adam Shankman to direct Peter Dinklage starrer comedy flick 'O'Lucky Day'
Adam Shankman to direct Peter Dinklage starrer comedy flick 'O'Lucky Day'

 Adam Shankman is in negotiations to direct Paramount's upcoming comedy project 'O'Lucky Day.'

Comedy is about telling the truth: Russell Peters
Comedy is about telling the truth: Russell Peters

Comedy is about telling the truth in a funny way, says world-famous stand-up comedian Russell Peters, ahead of his multi-city tour in India, where a group of humorists are currently facing criticism for showcasing an insult comedy show.

Ben Taylor to helm comedy pilot 'Chev & Bev'

British director Ben Taylor will helm 'Chev & Bev', a single-camera comedy pilot.

Riteish Deshmukh's 'Bangistan' set for July release!
Riteish Deshmukh's 'Bangistan' set for July release!

An upcoming comedy movie 'Bangistan' starring 'Ek Villain' star Riteish Deshmukh and Pulkit Samrat has sealed it's release date and will be hitting the silver screens on July 31, this year.

'Transparent' creator to develop feminism comedy

Jill Soloway, creator of TV series 'Transparent', will team up with MTV to develop a feminism comedy show.

Obama turns focus to Internet security, privacy

President Barack Obama will highlight plans next week to protect American consumers and businesses from cyber threats, a month after the most high-profile hacking attack on a US company.

`Sharafat Gayi Tel Lene' a comic caper: Zayed Khan
`Sharafat Gayi Tel Lene' a comic caper: Zayed Khan

Actor Zayed Khan said his upcoming film 'Sharafat Gayi Tel Lene' with Ranvijay Singh is a comic caper.

Jaipur Laughter Festival to be held in January
Jaipur Laughter Festival to be held in January

The Jaipur Laughter Festival, to be held here on January 10 and 11, will see the comedy fraternity come together for special performances.

David Fincher to direct TV comedy 'Living on Video'?
David Fincher to direct TV comedy 'Living on Video'?

'Gone Girl' director David Fincher is reportedly set to helm a comedy on TV, tentatively titled 'Living on Video', which is based on his own experiences as a music video director.