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Amy Poehler attends the 91st Academy Awards

Amy Poehler attends the 91st Academy Awards

Amy Poehler attended the 91st Academy Awards tonight in Hollywood, California. Amy opened the show alongside Tina Fey and Maya Rudolph and they were so funny! They also presented the Outstanding Supporting Actress award. During an interview at the red carpet, Amy confirmed that Wine Country is coming out on May 10 and that it’s also gonna be released in theaters! Our gallery has been updated with photos from the event and you can watch videos below!

Inside Oscars Rehearsals with Amy Poehler, Tina Fey and Maya Rudolph

Inside Oscars Rehearsals with Amy Poehler, Tina Fey and Maya Rudolph

Amy, Tina and Maya rehearsed for the Oscars earlier today at the Dolby Theatre. From what USA Today reported, it looks like they are opening the show tomorrow. You can read more about it below and check out photo from the rehearsals in our gallery!

 Amy Poehler has one golden rule for the Oscars.

“If any of us fall, the other ones have to go down, too,” she cracked at rehearsals Saturday, practicing her presenting moment alongside pals Tina Fey and Maya Rudolph. All three women had not falling on their mind: Each paired jeans with what appeared to be the heels they’ll be wearing at the 91st annual Academy Awards (ABC, Sunday, 8 ET/PT) and practiced walking across the Dolby Theatre stage.

Before a room of seat placards, producers and Academy staffers, Fey read off her first line. “Good evening, and welcome to the one millionth Academy Awards!” Fey said at the microphone to laughter, segueing straight into a joke about how there’s no host this year. (Oh, and she delivers a USA TODAY joke you don’t want to miss.)

Then Rudolph opened her white rehearsal envelope: “And the Oscar goes to … Amy Poehler!” she proclaimed, in faux shock.

Source: USA Today

“If I fall in my dress, just leave me for dead,” Tina Fey deadpanned to Amy Poehler and Maya Rudolph as the buddy-trio walked toward center stage to rehearse lines they’ll deliver as presenters during Sunday’s 91st Academy Awards. “Or you can just drag me.”

No can do, responded Poehler: “If any of us fall, the other ones have to go down, too.”

“There’s Gaga!…Where’s Bradley?” said Poehler, after spotting Lady Gaga’s photo on one of the dozens of cardboard placards emblazoned with celebrity head-shots that pepper the near-empty orchestra as seat-holders. “Dana Carvey!” Poehler said excitedly, noticing her former Saturday Night Live costar’s photo affixed to another. “There’s Angela Bassett…Glenn…”

Source: People
Amy Poehler To Direct ‘Moxie’ At Netflix

Amy Poehler To Direct ‘Moxie’ At Netflix

Exciting news! Deadline is reporting that Amy is set to direct the new movie ‘Moxie‘ for Netflix! The movie is an adaptation of Jennifer Mathieu novel and production begins this fall. Read more about Amy’s new project below!

Amy Poehler has set her next directorial project for Netflix. It will be Moxie, a Tamara Chestna-scripted adaptation of the Jennifer Mathieu novel which Poehler’s Paper Kite acquired last year.

Poehler will produce through her Paper Kite banner along with Veep’s Morgan Sackett and Paper Kite development director Kim Lessing. Sackett and Poehler worked together on Wine Country and Parks and Rec. They previously worked together on Wine Country and Parks and Rec. Production will begin in the fall.

Wine Country marks the feature directing debut of Poehler, and it will premiere on Netflix in May. Poehler stars alongside Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, Paula Pell, Emily Spivey, Tina Fey, Maya Erskine, Jason Schwartzman, and Cherry Jones.

Moxie tells the story of a 16-year-old girl from a small town who is inspired by her mother’s past as part of the underground punk movement Riot Grrrl, and uses it as the catalyst to start a feminist revolution at her high school. Continue reading “Amy Poehler To Direct ‘Moxie’ At Netflix”

Mike Schur, Emma Fletcher and Amy Poehler Talk ‘Galentine’s Day’ with LAist

Mike Schur, Emma Fletcher and Amy Poehler Talk ‘Galentine’s Day’ with LAist

It’s Galentine’s Day today! To celebrate it, LAist interviewed Parks and Rec writers/creator Mike Schur, Emma Fletcher and Amy! They talked about the origin of Galentine’s Day, the friendships on the show and how the holiday started being celebrated in real life by real friends! You can read the entire interview below.

Happy Galentine’s Day! What’s Galentine Day? On Feb. 13 — the day before Valentine’s Day — ladies come together to celebrate their best gals. For the non-Pawneeans out there, the holiday was inspired by the character Leslie Knope on the TV show Parks and Recreation.

LAist interviewed actress/producer Amy Poehler, show co-creator Mike Schur, and writer Emma Fletcher about the legacy of the holiday 10 years later, the legacy of the show itself, and the power of friendship.

GALENTINE’S DAY: THE ORIGIN STORY

Mike Schur co-created Parks and Recreation with Greg Daniels, who also created the U.S. version of The Office. Galentine’s Day began in an episode of the same name during the second season of the show, its first full-length season.

Mike Schur: The idea came about because the show was always pitched as a show about female friendship — the pilot was about Leslie and Ann meeting for the first time and becoming friends.

Amy Poehler: [Playing Leslie Knope] was, and continues to be, a wonderful experience. My job consisted of playing a woman who doesn’t give up, who dreams big, and who constantly tells the people around her that she loves and supports them. It was very good for my mental health. We all need someone like Leslie cheering us on.

Continue reading “Mike Schur, Emma Fletcher and Amy Poehler Talk ‘Galentine’s Day’ with LAist”

Amy Poehler to Present at the 2019 Oscars

Amy Poehler to Present at the 2019 Oscars

The Oscars announced the first round of presenters this morning and Amy is one of them, alongside her friends Tina Fey and Maya Rudolph. The 91st Oscars will be held live on Sunday, February 24. We can’t wait to see them together again!

The first round of Oscars 2019 presenters was announced this morning by Oscars 2019 producer Donna Gigliotti and co-producer and director Glenn Weiss. To help honor the incredible slate of Oscars 2019 nominees—from blockbusters to independent filmsand embrace the diversity of the global movie-going audience, 13 stars were added to the list of presenters. Awkwafina, Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Brie Larson, Jennifer Lopez, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Amandla Stenberg, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson, and Constance Wu will be taking the Oscar stage as presenters LIVE SUNDAY FEBRUARY 24 8e|5p on ABC. In addition, it was announced that Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic will perform during the Oscars 2019 “In Memoriam” segment.

Source: Oscar