Get Him to the Greek reunites Jonah Hill and Russell Brand with Forgetting Sarah Marshall director Nicholas Stoller in the story of a record company intern with two days to drag an uncooperative rock legend to Hollywood for a comeback concert. The comedy is the latest film from producer Judd Apatow (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Funny People).
Get Him to the Greek, the outrageous new Rock 'n Roll comedy from Forgetting Sarah Marshall director Nick Stoller, is set to make its DVD and Blu-ray debut next week, arriving in a two-disc unrated edition on September 28th. Reuniting Forgetting Sarah Marshall's Russell Brand and Jonah Hill, the insane plot of this wacky road trip adventure finds lowly record company intern Aaron Green forced to retrieve suicidal and eternally blitzed rock god Aldus Snow from London and bring him back to the Greek theater in Los Angeles for a comeback concert. With only 72 hours to get the task done, luck definitely is not on Mr. Green's side.
There is a scene in this movie where Jonah Hill butt-dials his girlfriend. With the Iphone and the Blackberry, I didn't even think that was possible to do any more. But I just now heard a story in the other room that a co-worker caught her husband cheating because of a butt dial. Did this joke find its way into the script from personal experience?Read More
http://movieweb.com/person/nick-stoller/Get Him to the Greek arrives on DVD and Blu-ray September 28th, and to help launch the release, director Nick Stoller stopped by to chat about his latest comedy. He was also nice enough to take a few moments out of his time to talk about some of his other upcoming projects including The Muppets and the superhero flick Stretch Armstrong, which is based on the popular Hasbro doll from the late 70s and stars Taylor Lautner in the lead role. We learned quite a bit about this upcoming project from Nick, who was in the midst of working on the Stretch Armstrong screenplay as we chatted with him.
I see that you're writing Stretch Armstrong. Is this something that is actually going to happen soon?Read More
You can bring home a successful comedy home on DVD and Blu-ray at the end of September. Get Him to the Greek will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on September 28. We don't have any pricing details as of yet, but you can take a look at the cover art and special features details below. The film stars Jonah Hill, Russell Brand, Sean Combs, Rose Byrne, Elisabeth Moss, Nick Kroll, Aziz Ansari and T.J. Miller.
Jonah Hill and Russell Brand reunite in a raunchy, raucous comedy from the writer and director of the smash hit comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall. Aspiring record company exec Aaron Green (Hill) has the brilliant idea of rejuvenating the career of fading British rock star Aldous Snow (Brand) with a comeback concert at the world-renowned Greek Theater in Los Angeles. Dispatched by his boss (Sean Combs) to transport the notoriously dissolute Snow from London to L.A., Aaron has just 72 hours to wrangle the out-of-control rocker across the Atlantic. The seemingly simple assignment devolves into a thicket of groupies and parties, as Snow does his anarchic best to undermine his handler at every turn and Aaron does whatever it takes to keep his unruly charge on track.Read More
The summer movie season continues to heat up with four new high profiles films, Get Him to the Greek, Killers, Marmaduke and Splice, all entering the box office race this weekend. However none of them seemed to be real competition for last weekend's box office champ, Shrek Forever After, as the DreamWorks animated film took the top spot for a third week in a row with an additional $25.3 million.
The forth installment of DreamWorks Animation's phenomenally successful Shrek series, was predicted to take the top spot this weekend with $29.6 million but instead earned around $25.3 million. The film, stars the returning voice talents of Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas and Eddie Murphy. While the film may have dropped around 41.6% from the previous week, it was added in 19 new theaters for a total of 4,386 earning around $5,768 on each screen. The film has now earned $183.04 million in just three weeks at the box office, earning back its $165 million production cost.Read More
http://movieweb.com/movie/get-him-to-the-greek/ Does Get Him to the Greek Suck? Billy Appleton here, again, as we head into our fifth weekend of summer. It's officially June, which means we should start seeing some worthwhile endevors...Right? This is the first weekend where we're not getting a sequel, a retread, or a reboot. Though we are getting a strange spin-off produced by Judd Apatow and starring Forgetting Sarah Marshall's Russell Brand as that film's infamous Aldous Snow. Get Him to the Greek sounds pleasant enough. It finds innocent youth Jonah Hill in charge of getting Snow's drug-fueled rock star persona to the Greek Theater in Los Angeles for a comeback showcase. Ah, how refreshing! A road trip comedy full of booze, bukaki, and bacchanalia. Wait, what's this? A strong emasculating emotional message about love, understanding of oneself, and putting your balls into your old lady's purse rests within the core of this mish-mash of penis and vomit jokes, tarnishing its good will?
It's nothing more than one of those "The More You Know" PSA type things? Oh. I see. I see.Read More