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Posted Tuesday 5/22/18 at 1:13PM EDT
Kal Penn to star in an Amazon economic docuseries from Will Ferrell and Adam McKay
The Designated Survivor vet and former Obama White House staffer will try to get to the bottom of the world economy through his comedic point of view. "Look, I’m terrible at math and really good at sophomoric humor (that means d*ck jokes, kids!), so the idea that we can explore economics around the world by visiting places like a dildo factory in California piqued my interest,” said Penn. “To have an opportunity to explore the world while we combine the serious with the bizarre with Adam and Will is super exciting.”
Posted Friday 5/11/18 at 4:18PM EDT
ABC cancels Kiefer Sutherland's Designated Survivor after two seasons
The political thriller's final episode airs on Wednesday.
Posted Friday 3/09/18 at 11:05PM EST
Kumail Nanjiani, Kunal Nayyar and Kal Penn keep getting mistaken for each other
"A day may come when I am not mistaken for another brown actor. But it is not this day," tweeted Silicon Valley star Nanjiani. "Every time I get recognized for you I think 'man I wish it were true:)," responded The Big Bang Theory's Nayyar." Designated Survivor star Penn chimed in: "I have taken credit for both of your accolades in the last 2 weeks so I guess I owe you each a photo, half a beer, and an awkward extended hug."
Posted Wednesday 12/06/17 at 2:18PM EST
Kal Penn is coming out with a book
The Designated Survivor star’s book, to be released in 2019, will include a collection of essays from his life story.
Posted Tuesday 9/26/17 at 2:26AM EDT
Kal Penn: Designated Survivor ignores my White House expertise
Source: Page Six
“They never listen to me,” the ABC star/former Obama administration official said at the Tribeca TV Festival. “Like the badges the ambassadors were wearing (in the episode that screened) were wrong, there’s like all this stuff that’s wrong … It should have been a pink A badge, which means they’re a foreign national.”