As previously reported, Crystal will play a veteran comedian (we wonder where he’ll draw inspiration from) who is reluctantly paired with an edgy up-and-coming star (Gad). The series is on target to premiere in 2015. Star Files Josh Gad View Comments Gad, whose film career has taken off with credits including Frozen, Jobs and Zach Braff’s Wish I Was Here, received a Tony nod for his breakout performance as Elder Cunningham in The Book of Mormon. Crystal most recently appeared on Broadway last year in the return of his Tony Award-winning one-man show 700 Sundays. Billy Crystal It looks like Broadway wise guys Josh Gad and Billy Crystal will be making us laugh yet again! The pilot for the Crystal and Gad driven series The Comedians has been picked up by FX for a 13-episode series order, according to Variety.
PITBULL 3.0 walked away with GY$300,000 and the Rawle Toney/ Mackeson 3X3 Basketball Classic trophy, following the conclusion of the tourney this past weekend at the Burnham Court.After a total of nine opening matches were played in the round stages, the eventual champs managed to edge opponents and runners-up, Smooth, as well as third-place winners, Plaisance Ballers. In the end, it was a 22-12 scoreline, led by MVP Ryan Stephney which saw the Pitbulls thrash their opponents in front of a decent crowd.After advancing from the preliminary stages, both Pitbull 3.0 and Smooth watched as the likes of Ion Know, Dark Knight, Unstoppable and Plaisance ballers did battle among each other.Ion Know got into the semifinals by beating Dark Knight 18-15 while Plaisance Ballers managed to stop the Unstoppables 19-10, which set up a match between Smooth and Ion Know with the Pitbulls facing Plaisance Ballers.Smooth, in the semi-finals, defeated Ion Know 17-16 while Pitbull 3.0 thumped a hapless Plaisance Ballers 15-06 to help secure a spot in the finals. Stephney pocketed $25,000 and the Andrew Ifill trophy, compliments of FireSide Grill, for his MVP performance.