Universal Pictures has posted the first five minutes and twenty-one seconds of Get Him to the Greek to Funny or Die, and we’ve embedded it below.
It’s immediately obvious that this is going to be a very love-it or hate-it kind of film, as Russell Brand’s quite divisive humor is here in full effect. As you’ll soon see, the film revolves around a fallen rock star who’s forced to go to Hollywood for a comeback concert, with Jonah Hill playing the unwitting record company intern who’s tasked with reigning this psychopath in. Both actors have worked with director Nicholas Stoller before in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, and this has the all too familiar touchy-feely hands of a Judd Apatow production all over it, of course.
Behind every great book adaptation is a forgettable first try. — By Ryan Covey