Thursday, August 03, 2006

Andy Samberg movie: Hot Rod being filmed

Andy Samberg movie: Hot Rod being filmed

From US magazine:

"The Paramount Pictures project centers on an accident-prone daredevil (Andy Samberg) who plans to jump the Snake River on a moped to emulate his hero Evel Knievel in order to win over his hard-to-please stepfather. The studio is eyeing a July start.

"Hey, substitute “jump the shark” for “jump the Snake River,” “Rob Schneider” for “Evel Knievel,” “mainstream audience” for “stepfather,” and suddenly the movie is based on a true story!"

http://www.usmagazine.com/blog/index.php?s=andy+samberg

Oscar winner Sissy Spacek will star with him in this movie.

Samberg was seen on July 28 in Cloverdale, British Columbia, filming the movie (the pictures are from the filming). Ian McShane plays Samberg's stepfather. Jorma Taccone (another member of Lonely Island) is also attached.

http://imdb.com/title/tt0787475/fullcredits

That link has more information on the cast and crew. It is being produced by Lorne Michaels, written by Pam Brady (South Park and Team America), and it is being directed by Akiva Schaffer, another member of The Lonely Island. This wouldn't be a long shot for Akiva, sense he has already directed a handful of music videos and all the Saturday Night Live digital shorts (and music videos).

2 comments:

Ed said...

Andy Samberg's first movie. It's going to be hilarious! They're busy editing it now (probably recently finished since they're doing more SNL Digital Shorts again).

www.cantabria-3d.com said...

This will not really work, I suppose this way.

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