Topics

Jerry Weintraub
Jerry Weintraub: Jack Black's 'The Brink' is no 'The Interview'
Jerry Weintraub: Jack Black's 'The Brink' is no 'The Interview'

Jerry Weintraub has a message for everyone: His new HBO comedy "The Brink" has nothing to do with "The Interview." You got that? Nothing. "The Brink" stars Jack Black as a hapless foreign agent embroiled in a geopolitical crisis unfolding in terrorism-ravaged Pakistan. At the TV press tour Thursday in Pasadena, several reporters pointed out that the show is arriving in the wake of "The Interview," the feature comedy spoofing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that put Sony in the middle of a massive hacking attack and eventually involved the White House. So trying to draw laughs from dangerous countries can be risky stuff, right? Not according...

Loading