25 of the Funniest Tweets from Monday, January 29, 2024
TV lovers can breathe a sigh of relief. Despite rumblings to the contrary, Ben Stiller and Adam Scott aren’t getting severed just yet. Production on Apple TV+’s popular thriller Severance has finally restarted after an eight-month hiatus due largely to last summer’s dual strikes. Apple TV+ broke the news with a simple black-and-white photo of Scott running through what appears to be the Lumon offices. The news was all but confirmed by executive producer Stiller who retweeted the image with a commanding “Back to work.” The workplace thriller, which also stars Christopher Walken, Zach Cherry and Patricia Arquette, is hoping to fill the Succession-sized hole in the hearts of viewers everywhere.
Meanwhile, over the weekend Dolly Parton teased that the powers that be are working on taking a stab at a Buffy the Vampire Slayer reboot. The news that Buffy may be coming back to slay another day was immediately usurped by the little known fact that the “Jolene” singer was directly involved with the original series. Parton, who served as an uncredited producer through her production company Sandollar Productions, told Business Insider that there’s movement in the cult classic returning but was tight-lipped about any other details like potential involvement from Sarah Michelle Gellar and Joss Whedon. This latest update comes a year after Gellar, the titular vampire slayer, told SFX Magazine that a revival “doesn’t need to be done” but she’s all for “the story of female empowerment.”
As we dive into a new week, the timeline has given us new material to inspire some laughs. Today’s funniest tweets include those about the worst part of being an NFL quarterback, a humble plea to get children in the director’s chair and Springfield’s unlikeliest fashion icon.