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Marilyn Manson to guest star on 'Eastbound & Down'

Marilyn Manson to guest star on 'Eastbound & Down'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Brian Hugh Warner, the shock rocker known as Marilyn Manson, is to guest star on the U.S. comedy series "Eastbound & Down," TMZ reported Wednesday.
Lindsay Lohan to appear on 'Eastbound and Down'

Lindsay Lohan to appear on 'Eastbound and Down'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Lindsay Lohan announced via Instagram she is back to work following the completion of her court-ordered, 90-day stint in a Malibu rehab.
Danny McBride injured in skating mishap

Danny McBride injured in skating mishap

LOS ANGELES, July 16 (UPI) -- Danny McBride said he was released from a North Carolina hospital after he had a roller-skating mishap while taping an episode of "Eastbound & Down."
MCA, Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, dead at 47

MCA, Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, dead at 47

NEW YORK, May 4 (UPI) -- Adam Yauch, a founding member of the Beastie Boys, has died, the New York hip-hop group announced Friday on its Web site. He was 47.
CG used to cover Portman's butt in trailer

CG used to cover Portman's butt in trailer

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Computer-generated imagery was used in a trailer for Natalie Portman's upcoming film "Your Highness" to cover up the Hollywood actress' bottom, EW.com said.

Portman to shoot 'Highness' in N. Ireland

LOS ANGELES, May 30 (UPI) -- Actress Natalie Portman reportedly will play the love interest in the new comedy "Your Highness" that is to film in Northern Ireland this summer.
MTV Awards show to air 'New Moon' preview

MTV Awards show to air 'New Moon' preview

NEW YORK, May 18 (UPI) -- Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner are to present a preview of their film "New Moon" at the 2009 MTV Movie Awards in Universal City, Calif.
Smith, Cruise to present MTV Movie Awards

Smith, Cruise to present MTV Movie Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 29 (UPI) -- Tom Cruise, Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Rainn Wilson and Anna Faris are to present awards at the "2008 MTV Movie Awards" show in California, MTV said.

Ferrell's company cashes in with 'P.E.'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Hollywood production company, Gary Sanchez Productions, is developing a new comedy for HBO TV.

Universal to release 'Mr. Machine'

LOS ANGELES, July 27 (UPI) -- "Mr. Machine," a new film comedy from actor Jon Heder's Greasy Entertainment production company, has been picked up by Hollywood's Universal Pictures.
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Daniel Richard "Danny" McBride (born December 29, 1976) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer.

McBride was born in Statesboro, Georgia and raised in Fredericksburg, Virginia, where he attended Courtland High School. In 2006, he played one of the lead roles in the low-budget comedy film The Foot Fist Way, which he wrote with friends and frequent collaborators Jody Hill and Ben Best. McBride appeared as a guest on Late Night with Conan O'Brien on February 26, 2008 as the character Fred Simmons of The Foot Fist Way.

McBride has appeared in the comedy films Hot Rod, The Heartbreak Kid, Pineapple Express, Tropic Thunder, Observe and Report, and Your Highness. He wrote and starred in the HBO sitcom Eastbound & Down, about a washed up former major league baseball player with anger management issues, also a collaboration with Hill and Best. The teachers that appear in the series are teachers that McBride actually had in high school. The series is produced by Gary Sanchez Productions and the pilot episode premiered February 15, 2009. It features guest appearances from frequent collaborators Will Ferrell and Craig Robinson. On April 8, 2009, HBO announced it had renewed the series for a second season. In March 2009, McBride was offered a contract to play professional baseball with the Pensacola Pelicans, a minor league team in the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. He received the offer for his role as Kenny Powers on Eastbound & Down. In addition, in 2010, he signed an endorsement deal with K-Swiss shoes, again performing in character as Powers. On October 27, 2010, it was announced that HBO had renewed Eastbound & Down for a third season.

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