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Gillian Anderson ‘volunteered’ to join community film after funny haze

Actress Gillian Anderson has no problem getting Britta for Dan Harmon’s long-awaited Community film.


The Sex education star reacted to an erroneous tag in Joel McHale’s Twitter post claiming the Community the existence of the film, which cited her instead of series veteran Gillian Jacobs. Offering to get in the movie anyway, Anderson quotes tweeted the message with, “Gillian Jacobs who? I’m in @joelmchale.”

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The news of a feature film Community The adaptation was announced by Peacock, who revealed that McHale, Jacobs and co-stars Alison Brie, Danny Pudi, Jim Rash and Ken Jeong will all return. It’s still unclear if Donald Glover and Yvette Nicole Brown will appear as their characters. The story will be written by Harmon and Community writer Andrew Guest, with the two serving as executive producers alongside McHale and former show producers Gary Foster and Russ Krasnoff. In addition to streaming on Peacock, the streaming service will also receive non-exclusive rights to Community‘s six television seasons, five of which aired on NBC and one on the short-lived Yahoo! Yahoo! Filter Platform.


Six seasons and a movie!

Community, which aired from 2009 to 2015, focused on a group of unorthodox friends and study group members at Greendale Community College in Colorado. Band members included ex-lawyer Jeff Winger (McHale), activist Britta Perry (Jacobs), nerdy jock Troy Barnes (Glover), pop culture enthusiast Abed Nadir (Pudi), religious mother Shirley Bennett (Brown), overachieving student Annie Edison (Brie), and former CEO Pierce Hawthorne (Chevy Chase), who often found themselves in various mishaps around school. Notable supporting characters included Rash’s Dean Pelton and Jeong’s Ben Chang, who gradually became part of Communitythe main cast.

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Over its six seasons, the series has gained an audience for its ability to parody movies and pop culture on an episode-by-episode basis, ranging from Freedmen at Law and order to Ken Burns’ documentaries. Two of CommunityThe directors, brothers Joe and Anthony Russo, would even be hired by Kevin Feige to direct Captain America: The Winter Soldier thanks to their work on the two-part Season 2 finale, “A Fistful of Paintballs” and “For a Few Paintballs More.”

The slogan “six seasons and a movie”, first mentioned by Abed in season 2’s “Paradigms of Human Memory”, has gradually evolved into a motto to protect Community cancellation during its television broadcast. In August, Harmon revealed that a Community the script for the film had been developed but was not yet greenlit. As he explained, “There’s a story – who knows if we’ll end up sticking to it, but it was something we had to compile in order to pull it off and woo various venues. And now negotiations have venue.”

Community is currently streaming on Netflix.

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