After A Detour To Drama, ‘Partners’ Star Sophia Bush Finally Gets To Go For The Laughs

cbs-partners-posterAiring tonight on CBS, PARTNERS takes a page from the lives of WILL & GRACE creators MAX MUTCHNICK and DAVID KOHAN as it centers on the friendship between a gay man and a straight man who share a history and a business. Former NUMBERS star DAVID KRUMHOLTZ (KOHAN/straight) and UGLY BETTY’s MICHAEL URIE (MUTCHNICK/waaaaaaay gay) are joined by their on-screen partners played by SOPHIA BUSH (ONE TREE HILL) and BRANDON ROUTH (SUPERMAN RETURNS).

Probably best known for her role on the popular nighttime soap ONE TREE HILL, SOPHIA BUSH isn’t the first person to come to mind when thinking of sitcoms and broad physical comedy. But, at the Television Critics Association press conference to introduce the new show, BUSH admitted comedy is where her heart has been since she started acting. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
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PARTNERS airs tonight on CBS

David Krumholtz Gives Us The Straight Scoop On New CBS Comedy ‘Partners’

2012-2013 Series Key ArtMaking its official debut tonight on CBS, PARTNERS is the latest comedy brainchild of WILL & GRACE creators MAX MUTCHNICK and DAVID KOHAN. Taking a page from their own lives and relationship, the story centers on the friendship between a gay man and a straight man who share a history and a business. Former NUMBERS star DAVID KRUMHOLTZ (KOHAN/straight) and UGLY BETTY’s MICHAEL URIE (MUTCHNICK/gaaaaaaaaaaay) are joined by their on-screen partners played by SOPHIA BUSH (ONE TREE HILL) and BRANDON ROUTH (SUPERMAN RETURNS).
At the Television Critics Association press conference to introduce the new show, KRUMHOLTZ talked about playing a character based on a real person. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
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PARTNERS debuts tonight on NBC

Brandon Routh: Working Hard To Shed That Superman Image

crooked_arrowsSoon to be seen in the feature length film CROOKED ARROWS as a prep school lacrosse coach working to get his guys through a national tournament, actor BRANDON ROUTH has been keeping his dance card pretty full. Next up, he co-stars with SOPHIA BUSH, DAVID KRUMHOLTZ, MICHAEL URIE and MOLLY SHANNON in the new CBS-TV sitcom PARTNERS.
Probably best known for his titular role in the 2006 BRYAN SINGER reboot SUPERMAN RETURNS, ROUTH has been working hard to shed that image. We spoke with him a couple of days ago and he confessed hope that these two new projects will do the trick. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
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CROOKED ARROWS opens  in limited release 6/1
PARTNERS is on the fall CBS-TV schedule

‘Harold & Kumar’ Director Knows A Good Gimmick When He Sees One

hk-3d-xmasWithout a doubt, A VERY HAROLD & KUMAR 3D CHRISTMAS is hands-down one of the best stoner holiday movies ever to hit the big screen. A no-holds-barred hot-mess that sets the bar pretty high for any future films hoping to turn Christmas on its ear. Directed by first-timer TODD STRAUSS-SCHULSON from an outrageous script by JON HURWITZ and HAYDEN SCHLOSSBERG, the cast features JON CHO & KAL PENN (recreating the titular roles for the third time) and NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, PATTON OSWALT, DAVID KRUMHOLTZ, EDDIE KAYE THOMAS and ELIAS KOTEAS.
During our recent interview, STRAUSS-SCHULSON talked about his original concerns about doing a 3D movie and his excitement after embracing the concept. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
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A VERY HAROLD & KUMAR 3D CHRISTMAS opens in theaters today

Kal Penn: From Politico To Pothead With ‘A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas’

a-very-harold-and-kumar-christmas-posterArriving in theaters later this week, A VERY HAROLD & KUMAR 3D CHRISTMAS is a no-holds-barred stoner comedy that sets the bar pretty high for any future wannabes. Directed by first-timer TODD STRAUSS-SCHULSON from an outrageous script by JON HURWITZ and HAYDEN SCHLOSSBERG, the cast features JON CHO & KAL PENN (recreating the titular roles for the third time) and NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, PATTON OSWALT, DAVID KRUMHOLTZ, EDDIE KAYE THOMAS and ELIAS KOTEAS.
As the irascible pothead, Harold, you would never guess that KAL PENN actually holds down a job at the White House as a member of President Obama’s administration. During our recent interview, PENN talked about keeping his political career separate from his show-biz career. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
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A VERY HAROLD & KUMAR 3D CHRISTMAS opens in theaters Friday