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Old 05-15-15, 07:49 AM
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Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island



Sarah Silverman is joining the cast of Universalís untitled Lonely Island movie.

Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, who comprise the group, are starring in the feature, which began production this week.

The project takes aim at the fluffy music documentaries of recent years such as Justin Bieberís Never Say Never and Katy Perryís Part of Me. It centers on a rapper (Samberg) whose latest album bombs and he must do the unthinkable: a reunion concert with his former boy band.

Silverman will play the rapperís sharp and sarcastic publicist who has to suffer many indignities.

The move puts Silverman back in the comedy world after her most recent film project, I Smile Back, a drama that premiered at Sundance and for which she earned strong reviews.

Judd Apatow is producing via his Judd Apatow Productions banner. Samberg, Schaffer and Taccone are also producing. Schaffer and Taccone are directing.

Universalís senior vp production Erik Baiers is overseeing the project on behalf of the studio.

Silverman, whose other credits include A Million Ways to Die in the West and Ashby, is repped by UTA, Thruline and Ziffren Brittenham.
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Re: Top Secret Untitled Lonely Island Movie

Universal has finally revealed the title of the first movie from The Lonely Island crew, and it's as yolo as some of their song titles.

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping will tell the behind-the-scenes story of rapper Conner4Real (Andy Samberg), who is struggling to maintain his popularity after his "difficult second album" tanks and he manfully tries to remain relevant by reuniting with his former boy band.

Co-starring Sarah Silverman, Tim Meadows and Maya Rudolph, Popstar was written by Samberg and his Lonely Island bandmates Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer. Taccone and Schaffer will co-direct, with Judd Apatow and Rodney Rothman producing.

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping will hit theaters on June 3.
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

I love their first two albums but their last album was rough. May have some truth in the plot here.

Could be great or could be terrible. Likely no in-between.
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

Huh?
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

I like Samberg in an SNL-type format. Not as big a fan of his in a feature-length movie.
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

Originally Posted by TomOpus
I like Samberg in an SNL-type format. Not as big a fan of his in a feature-length movie.
While he has a good supporting cast that helps carry the show, Samberg's pretty good in Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

Never caught the show but I have heard good things about it. Maybe the movie won't be so bad. I will definitely check out the first trailer.
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

Originally Posted by Spiderbite
Could be great or could be terrible. Likely no in-between.
I never understand statements like this.
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

I feel like Hot Rod was the first Lonely Island movie, although they didn't write the script.
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I love Hot Rod and I actually feel that is what this has to live up to.
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

Nice big tits.

EDIT: Also... I'd fuck the hell out of Sarah Silverman while she's talking some crazy vulgar shit to me.
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

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I love Hot Rod and I actually feel that is what this has to live up to.
Same here. I know A LOT of people hated on that movie but I thought it was batshit hilarious.
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

I want to say I have some issues w/ Hot Rod cuz... of whatever. But I can't really hate on it either cuz I gots nothing bads to say about it really it's just... so much stuff that I loved.
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

A rental at best. Watched over 30 segments while I take a shit at worst.
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

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A rental at best. Watched over 30 segments while I take a shit at worst.
Sounds fucking painful.
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

initial RT reviews are 18-2.
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/pop...ever_stopping/

could be the sleeper hit of the summer
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

Both of the trailers I've seen have looked really funny (I typically enjoy Lonely Island) so I'm planning on going this weekend. And I also agree that Hot Rod is funny too, haters be damned.

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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

This looked terrible to me, but I saw the early positive reviews and it has me interested. I love Samberg in Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

Currently 84% on RT: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/pop...ever_stopping/
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

We saw it and we laughed quite a bit.
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

Just saw it. I thought it was hilarious, if a little too long. Lots of funny jokes throughout, including a bunch of subtler references.
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

Originally Posted by Dan
Just saw it. I thought it was hilarious, if a little too long. Lots of funny jokes throughout, including a bunch of subtler references.
isn't it 86 minutes?
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Re: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) -- from Lonely Island

yeah. That's why I emphasized little. Just a couple scenes that didn't add anything to the film, at least on my first viewing. That could change if/when I see it again.

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