March 10, 2011

Eastbound & Down

Thursday, March 10, 2011
7:00 pm PT
Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills

In Person

Danny McBride, “Kenny Powers”/Writer/Executive Producer
Steve Little, “Stevie Janowski”
Jody Hill, Writer/Director/Executive Producer
Ana de la Reguera, “Vida”
Katy Mixon, “April Buchanon”
Plus additional members of the cast and creative team


HBO’s irreverent comedy series Eastbound & Down stars Danny McBride (who created the show with Ben Best and Jody Hill) as Kenny Powers, television’s most fully realized and compelling comic creation since The Office’s David Brent. He’s a preening, cruel, deluded ex–star athlete who, despite a c.v. of degradation and selfishness that would make Caligula blush, effortlessly holds the audience’s sympathy and interest as he spirals ever downward, hitting bottom to discover even worse bottoms beneath. Underscoring the (hilarious) raunch is a strangely affecting melancholy evoked by dreamy cinematography and masterful use of montage, a novelistic attention to detail and character, pitch-perfect performances, and perfectly judged music cues that give the whole production the aura of a lost piece of classic seventies cinema . . . raw, rude, and ravishing.
   

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  • What was that silver stuff on Clegg's face after he and Kenny Powers left Schaeffer Motors?


    Aaron, March 10, 2011 at 6:36 pm

  • Does Stevie Janowsky have any other "dark secrets?"


    Aaron, March 10, 2011 at 6:30 pm

  • Since Stevie Janowski taught band, and was in the marching band, are their any specific instruments that he mastered?


    Aaron, March 10, 2011 at 6:25 pm

  • In season one, episode four, why does Kenny Powers ask if "Conan the Destroyer" or "The Hunt for Red October" is playing at the barbeque? Are these two personal favorite movies of the creators?


    Aaron, March 09, 2011 at 10:48 pm

  • what i meant was...---have you considered taking kenny and certain characters to LA or NYC for a few episodes?


    rowbarmedia.com, March 09, 2011 at 6:21 pm

  • when will kenny and the cast make a trip to LA or NYC ?


    rowbarmedia.com, March 09, 2011 at 6:20 pm

  • 1-  in any detail you can give, where, how and in what process did you originally conceive of kenny powers and or fred simmons.

    2 - how do are you able to ride so close to that line of  totally absurd and totally believable, just far enough where we do believe, but close enough to the edge where its about as funny as anyone could have made it. how do you know when its to far vrs when its not far enough?


    bbben, February 27, 2011 at 6:13 pm

  • 1- in any detail you can give, where, how and in what process did you originally conceive of kenny powers and or fred simmons. 2 - how do are you able to ride so close to that line of totally absurd and totally believable, just far enough where we do believe it, but close enough to the edge where its about as funny as anyone could have made it. how do you know when its to far vrs when its not far enough?


    bbben, February 26, 2011 at 5:44 pm

  • Was the entertainment industry receptive to the show or did you have a ruff path getting executives behind the show?


    Judah Ray, February 25, 2011 at 1:19 pm

  • When you guys first completed season one, what did your family and friends think of it?


    sam R, February 23, 2011 at 12:19 pm

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