John Krasinski

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Krasinski Couldn't Keep Up With Some Good News

Actor-director defends sale, says to expect 'a lot of really fun stuff'

(Newser) - "I would love to keep doing the show from my office forever, but it wasn't sustainable." So says Some Good News creator John Krasinski, who heard this week from fans who weren't happy to learn the beloved web series had been bought by ViacomCBS . Critics upset... More »

Some Good News Is Getting an Overhaul—and a New Host

ViacomCBS acquires series after 'massive bidding war'

(Newser) - John Krasinski said an emotional goodbye to Some Good News this week as his weekly web series went on hiatus, per CNN . It turns out it might've been his last time in the SGN host chair. The YouTube series dedicated to good news, often related to everyday people, has... More »

The Office Cast Reprises Its Most Famous Dance

It's Some Good News indeed, for John and Susan

(Newser) - Some good news, indeed, at least for rabid fans of The Office season six, episode five. That would be the one featuring Jim and Pam's wedding, and the now-classic choreographed wedding entrance dance by the cast to Chris Brown's "Forever." In a Sunday episode of Some... More »

John Krasinski Has Big Surprises for 2020 Grads

Oprah, Malala, Jon Stewart, and Spielberg answer their questions

(Newser) - John Krasinski keeps churning out his popular "Some Good News" videos amid the pandemic, and his latest one has yet another impressive roster of big-name cameos. The new video has a graduation theme for members of the Class of 2020 who are missing out on formal ceremonies, reports Yahoo... More »

More Good News From Krasinski: Stanley Tucci's 'Quarantini'

Tucci, Martha Stewart, Guy Fieri among those joining ex-'Office' star for virtual potluck

(Newser) - John Krasinski knows the way to his fans' hearts is through humor and good deeds —and yes, through their stomachs. Rolling Stone reports that the fifth episode of the ex-Office star's Some Good News show, taped at his home amid the coronavirus pandemic, featured a slew of stars... More »

Brad Pitt Gives Shortest Weather Report Ever

Actor appears on John Krasinski's 'Some Good News' for a very brief cameo

(Newser) - John Krasinski's fourth episode of "Some Good News," the show he's been hosting from home since the US went on coronavirus lockdown, featured a blink-and-you'll-miss-it weather report from none other than Brad Pitt. Watch it here or in our gallery. As E! reports, Pitt is... More »

No Prom for You? John Krasinski to the Rescue

Actor-director to host virtual prom with friends on Friday

(Newser) - John Krasinski is continuing to bring "Some Good News"—this time by hosting a virtual prom for isolated high schoolers. The A Quiet Place director shared a photo of himself at a high school dance on Instagram on Wednesday. "I can't take it anymore how much... More »

John Krasinski Has Sweet Surprise for Boston Hospital Workers

A trip to Fenway, free season tickets, and a sincere thank-you

(Newser) - Some celebrity offerings amid the coronavirus aren't landing so well . John Krasinski seems to be a big exception to the rule. His no-frills "Some Good News" series on YouTube already has featured a reunion of sorts between him and Steve Carell about The Office. And his new episode... More »

Your Coronavirus Break: Michael and Jim, Reunited

John Krasinski and Steve Carell reminisce about 'The Office'

(Newser) - Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey aren't the only two alums from The Office getting together to talk about old times. Over the weekend, none other than John Krasinski and Steve Carell chatted online about their favorite memories as Jim and Michael, reports People . They did so as part of... More »

Neighbors Have Sweet Surprise for Young Cancer Survivor

It's a pandemic-friendly welcome

(Newser) - Courtney "Coco" Johnson didn't think there would be much of a celebration when she finished chemotherapy this week amid the coronavirus pandemic. The 15-year-old was very, very wrong. Coco, whose eighth-grade graduation last June came on the same day as her diagnosis with a Ewing sarcoma in her... More »

Jenna Fischer Reveals Why Office Teapot Note Gutted Her

It wasn't from Jim to Pam, it was from John to Jenna, and it genuinely made her cry

(Newser) - Fans of The Office know all about the famous teapot Jim gave to Pam for Christmas in season two. They also know he included a card with his true feelings for Pam inside the teapot, only to remove it before she sees it. In a big moment in the final... More »

Pam Gets the Last Laugh on Jim With Stanley Cup

'Office' stars John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer troll each other over hockey rivalry

(Newser) - It's been six years since we were last treated to the practical jokes, camera mugging, and general tomfoolery from the cast of The Office, but two of its biggest stars just brought us back down memory lane with some master-level Stanley Cup trolling. Jenna Fischer and John Krasinski were... More »

What It Was Like to Make the Best Episode of The Office

Inside 'The Dinner Party' 10 years after it first aired

(Newser) - It was a day that went down in comedic history: "On April 10th, 2008, The Office topped itself with its best half-hour ever—and perhaps the best comedy episode of the decade," writes Andy Greene for Rolling Stone . He's referring, of course, to "The Dinner Party,... More »

A Quiet Place Makes Loud Debut

It's the second highest grossing debut this year, with a $50M weekend opening

(Newser) - John Krasinksi's A Quiet Place has opened with a thunderous $50 million in ticket sales for the year's second-best debut after Black Panther . The Paramount Pictures thriller far exceeded expectations to land one of the top opening weekends for a horror release. Directed by Krasinski, and starring him... More »

A Quiet Place Is 'Masterful'

Critics are wowed by the John Krasinski horror film

(Newser) - Make a noise, get hunted. That's the premise of A Quiet Place, set in a world ravaged by sound-sensitive aliens. Directed by John Krasinski (yes, Jim from The Office), the film follows a family led by Krasinski and his real-life wife, Emily Blunt, and has an impressive 96% rating... More »

8 Celebs Who've Visited Sex Clubs

Even the rich and famous sometimes can't resist a good den of iniquity

(Newser) - It seems almost every star in Hollywood has been photographed stumbling out of a nightclub at one point during his or her career, but, if rumors (and press interviews) can be believed, some A-listers don't have any qualms about hanging out at sex clubs either. Below are eight celebrities... More »

14 Celebs Who Are Ivy Leaguers

Some of them may surprise you

(Newser) - Hey, who said stars can't also be smart? PopSugar rounds up 28 celebrities who attended Ivy League schools. A sampling, all of whom graduated:
  • Lupita Nyong'o: Has her master's in drama from Yale.
  • John Legend: Graduated from UPenn with an English degree.
  • Meryl Streep: Got her MFA
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The World Has 2 New Celeb Babies

John Krasinksi, Emily Blunt welcome daughter; Simon Cowell has son

(Newser) - Valentine's weekend (or President's Day weekend for the less romantic of you) brought bundles of joy for two celebrity couples:
  • John Krasinski and Emily Blunt announced the birth of their daughter yesterday on Twitter . "Wanted to let the news out directly," Krasinski wrote. "Emily and
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8 Stars Who Were Interns First

Can you picture Oprah making coffee?

(Newser) - Think being forced to make coffee won't get you anywhere in Hollywood? Well, it actually might: The Huffington Post rounds up 17 successful people who started out as interns. Read on for a sampling:
  • Tom Hanks: In college, he interned for Ohio's Great Lakes Theater Festival, and eventually
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44 Celebs Who Were Classmates

Bet you didn't know these stars went to high school together

(Newser) - Apparently some schools just produce more stars than others. PopSugar rounds up celebrities you may not have realized attended high school together. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out the complete list . More »

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