Gillian Jacobs

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  • Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Profession: Actor
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Netflix Orders Two Seasons of Judd Apatow Comedy Starring Gillian Jacobs

Netflix has given a two-season order to Love, a new original series from Judd Apatow.

The unflinching and honest take on relationships stars Community's Gillian Jacobs andInglourious BasterdsPaul Rust as Mickey and Gus, a couple who will navigate the exhilarations and humiliations of intimacy, commitment and other things they were hoping to avoid.

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Inside the Last-Minute Scramble to Save Community

"Six seasons and a movie" almost didn't happen. As June drew to a close, time was running out to save Community, which NBC had canceled in May. Talks to move the comedy to streaming service Hulu were falling apart, the deal options to keep the show's cast intact expired at the end of the month, and much of the crew and key writers had already moved on to new jobs. Even the comedy's offices on the studio lot had been taken over by a new series: Grace and Frankie, Netflix's upcoming sitcom starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin.

"When a show is canceled, it's usually canceled," says Sony Pictures Television programming president Zack Van Amburg, whose company produces Community. read more

Community Scores Last-Minute Renewal

School's back in session at Community, which has received an 11th hour order to return for a sixth and last season via Yahoo. A sixth season of 13 episodes will be available exclusively on Yahoo Screen.

That indeed means that the show's clarion call — "Six seasons and a movie," first uttered as a joke by Abed (Danny Pudi) in a Season 2 episode — is that much closer to ...read more

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PaleyFest 2013: Puppet Community

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Year Title Description
2013 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Movie, Actor - Miranda
2013 Bad Milo! Movie, Actor - Sarah
2012 Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World Movie, Actor - Katie
2011 Watching TV With The Red Chinese Movie, Actor - Suzanne
2011 Teen Choice 2011 TV Show Series, Appearing

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Natasha Lyonne to Guest-Star on Girls

One of Orange Is the New Black's cellmates is breaking out early!

Natasha Lyonne, who plays Nicky on the Netflix comedy, will appear on the fourth season of ... read more

Community's Gillian Jacobs Graduates to Girls Recurring Role

Gillian Jacobs is about to get a whole different kind of education!

The Community alum has landed a recurring role on... read more

As Community Contemplates a Season 6 Renewal, Talk of a Movie Grows

Will "six seasons and a movie" come to fruition? As NBC mulls the fate of the Greendale gang, the Community clarion call — first uttered as a joke by Abed (Danny Pudi) in a Season 2 episode — may be moving closer to reality.

According to insiders, at least one director has already been considered to helm the inevitable Community feature: Justin Lin, who directed the last four movies in the Fast & Furious franchise. Lin has also directed several episodes of Community.

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Community's Alison Brie Teases "Epic" Farewell to Troy

Even though we knew it was coming, last week's Community dropped a major bomb on viewers: Troy (Donald Glover) was leaving Greendale to sail Pierce's boat around the world in order to get millions of dollars (and become a man, or whatever).

"I thought that the writer's did a really great job of working it into the script in a really interesting and still very sentimental way," Alison Brie tells TVGuide.com of Glover's decision to exit the series. And according to the actress, who plays Annie on the NBC comedy, Thursday's episode will act as an "amazing farewell" to Troy.

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Inside Community's Surprise Return

NBC couldn't kill Community, even if it tried — and it definitely tried. But lengthy hiatuses and unusual scheduling (including Thanksgiving and Christmas episodes airing last spring) wouldn't destroy it. A controversial decision to replace creator Dan Harmon as showrunner last season couldn't slay it. Even all that Twitter chatter about "six seasons and a movie" didn't jinx it.

"Community is like a Twinkie," says Yvette Nicole Brown, who plays Shirley, perhaps the sweetest of the community-college study-group members who form the show's heart. "The shelf life of this show has defied odds."

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