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After watching D’Arcy Carden kiss Abbi Jacobson’s shoulder for the third time in one Zoom call, it’s easy to see how their 15-year friendship survived the time The Good Place star was cut from the pilot of Broad City. Over a decade ago, Carden and Jacobson met at an Upright Citizens Brigade improv class called […]
Growing up, D’Arcy Carden had three career aspirations: “rock star, actress, baseball player.” Of course, she’s already seen success as an actor with memorable roles as Janet in “The Good Place” and Natalie in “Barry.” But in Amazon Prime Video’s “A League of Their Own,” which premiered in a binge on Aug. 12, Carden had […]
“I didn’t expect that many women!” D’Arcy Carden exclaims. It’s a blisteringly hot August afternoon, and the actor’s escaping the heat by taking a casual tour through the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection of baseball cards. She points at one featuring two women in polka-dotted uniforms. “They’re kind of…fashion plates?” She would know. This month, […]
The new Prime Video series “A League of Their Own” acknowledges Penny Marshall’s 1992 hit film of the same name while deepening the story. While Marshall’s movie very much tackled misogynistic attitudes towards women playing baseball, it didn’t have the scope of diversity that the new series establishes, especially when it comes to exploring issues […]
The critically acclaimed film “A League Of Their Own” just had its 30th anniversary and fans can celebrate with the new Prime Video series of the same name, streaming August 12th. Stars D’Arcy Carden and Melanie Field share about the real friendships formed on set and just how impactful the film was for them growing […]
“I was a sporty kid who was also an actor, so A League of Their Own was everything to me,” enthused D’Arcy Carden as we discussed reimaging the 1940s-set sports comedy drama. She knows how much the 1992 original movie means to people because it changed her life. The name, the period, the context, and […]
D’Arcy Carden was straddling two different worlds at 14. She was a certified grunge girl with photos of Eddie Vedder plastered over her bedroom wall. She cried so hard on the day Kurt Cobain died she almost couldn’t play in her basketball game. At the same time, she was a full-blown theater kid, landing ensemble […]
Prime Video is putting a spin on Penny Marshall’s beloved classic A League of Their Own as it tells a broader story of women playing professional baseball in the 1940s. Helping bring some of the fresher elements of this story to life is D’Arcy Carden‘s Greta, a flirty and vivacious young player who strikes up […]
A League of Their Own stars D’Arcy Carden and Melanie Field talk about their characters’ bond and playing baseball in the Prime Video series.
Black Girl Nerds interviews the cast of the Prime Video series A League of Their Own.