Sarah Silverman Goes Full-Frontal, and 5 Other Stories You'll Be Talking About Today

randy_quaid_mug_0920.jpgWelcome to the Broadsheet, a new, daily Movieline feature gathering some of the morning's top stories from film, TV and the rest of our glorious culture. In today's talking points, Sarah Silverman teases her forthcoming nude breakthrough, Community gets animated, Robin Williams gets serious, Randy Quaid has a brand-new mug shot, and more...

· According to a brief interview with Moviefone, Sarah Silverman has contributed her first nude scene to Sarah Polley's upcoming writing-directing effort Take This Waltz, currently in post-production. "I go totally naked," the comedienne said. "Full-frontal. It's going to be awful. It's so not pretty." I'd put the chances of Silverman pranking us at around 64 percent; your estimates are welcome as well. [Moviefone]

· A few months after Community creator Dan Harmon suggested his comedy would eventually feature an animated episode, members of his cast have confirmed that a holiday special will in fact be animated in stop-motion Rankin/Bass style. "It's like that Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer special that you see every Christmas," Danny Pudi explained. "But in true Community fashion, it's also a little subversive and a little dark." Whatever. Animated Alison Brie is just about the coolest thing I've heard since... well, Sarah Silverman was doing a nude scene in Sarah Polley's new movie. Onward! [EW]

· "His bearing is intensely Zen and almost mournful, and when he's not putting on voices he speaks in a low, tremulous baritone - as if on the verge of tears - that would work very well if he were delivering a funeral eulogy," reports a new Guardian profile of Robin Williams. "He seems gentle and kind - even tender - but the overwhelming impression is one of sadness." Looks like someone needs a meme. [Guardian]

randy_quaid_mug_0920.jpg· Krazy kouple Randy and Evi Quaid tumbled a little further down the rabbit hole of extralegal hijinks, landing in jail once again on burglary charges after being discovered squatting in their old house. [AP

· Congrats to newlyweds Kelly McGillis and Melanie Leis, who were joined in a civil union Sept. 15 in New Jersey. And then congrats to McGillis on her new film Stake Land, which found a warm reception Friday night following its premiere in Toronto. Comeback city? [NYT]

· Hackers "enraged by an escalation in anti-piracy efforts" busted into the MPAA's Web site over the weekend, shutting it down for the, oh, 20 or so folks who sought to browse it Saturday. Way to choose your targets, guys. [AP]


  • Trey says:

    Sarah Silverman talked about this a couple of weeks ago, I think, at length on Comedy Death-Ray Radio. Apparently the scene is set in a sauna full of nude women, and meant to be deliberately unsexy (her words). She seemed legit nervous about shooting it.

  • Martini Shark says:

    I'd put the odds of Silverman being naked somewhere between 32 - 24 - 34%.

  • The Winchester says:

    Is there any way to switch it so we get full frontal naked Alison Brie and animated Sarah Silverman?
    Also, isn't that "overwhelming impression of sadness" line from The Big Picture, when Martin Short orders a fruit tart for a stranger, and that was the waiter's description of the stranger's reaction?
    Why do I still remember that stuff, but chemistry, history, and algebra are gone?

  • Ilpalazzo says:

    Poor Randy Quaid. It seems ever since he went after Brokeback Mountain for money owed, he's been screwed over even moreso.

  • Pam says:

    Sarah silverman shown nude. Now that is comedy !!! maybe horror, as well???

  • Jake says:

    I dislike Sarah's potty mouth, but I am willing to give her bouncy cleavage a chance.

  • marais morris says:

    when colin quinn had his very racist, though very funny, late night tv show, she was a regular and where i first ever heard of her. and one day, she insulted me and all blaack women so badl with what was supposed to be her "joke" that i never watched her ever again. even when she allegedly "campaigned" for barack obama, i did not care because i would rather he lose than associate myself in any way with her campaign. but, now that i am becoming accustomed to the "mean girl" humor, i have to tell her that she is not so cute herself; leave those race oriented jokes to chelsea handler because, sarah, you are no chelsea handler. you look just like what anyone would expect you to look like.

  • Sarah Silverman should utilize her looks to make herself more successful in the entertainment biz

  • malcolm says:

    Sarah's kind of cute. I wouldn't mind seeing her boobs.

  • Daschel Hammet says:

    Expect you to look like? I'd love to hear THAT one explained without coming across as prejudiced!

  • Ryan Schwieger says:

    Talk about contradicting yourself...WOW. Keep up the awesome logic, it'll be sure to make you successful in life.