Olivia Munn Making Babies With Paul Schneider For Jay Chandrasekhar
Now that her NBC sitcom Perfect Couples has received the ax, Olivia Munn is free to drift back into feature film work. But is the lead role in a Broken Lizard ensemble comedy really a step in the fight direction?
Munnís still trying to find her place in this big business and Hollywood -- to its credit -- continues finding ways to use this undoubtedly talented but more-than-a-little-quirky personality. After years spent hosting G4ís Attack of the Show and occasional stops on Comedy Centralís The Daily Show, Munn made the leap to feature-film work with parts in Iron Man 2 and Date Night with Tina Fey and Steve Carell. She also had a small part in Broken Lizard's last film, The Slammin' Salmon. With Couples unplugged by the network, the brunette beauty was free to join The Baby Makers, which Variety says will star Munn and Paul Schneider as a couple who hatches a plan to rob a sperm bank after they have trouble conceiving a child of their own.
Adding Schneider to any project instantly makes it better (I still miss his character on NBCís hilarious Parks and Recreation), but seriously, films from the Broken Lizard comedy troupe -- which include Club Dread and Beerfest -- havenít been funny since the Sundance sleeper Super Troopers, and even that was vastly overrated. Weíll see if The Baby Makers ends up being the project that puts Munn over the top, but with Broken Lizard involved, Iím not exactly holding my breath.
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