Thursday, July 31, 2008

Andy Samberg is Zero for Two - Two Film Flops to His Name

Sorry, Andy Samberg, but you're zero for two.

You've got two film flops to your name. The first is Hot Rod, and the second is Space Chimps.

You guys really need to write your own movie from scratch rather than trying to save other peoples' movies with your humor. I mean, you inject great humor into your movies, but people want a story, and they aren't finding that in your films.

Your first movie was Hot Rod.

Gross Revenue: $13.9 million


Your second movie was Space Chimps.

Cost: $37 million

Gross Revenue: Currently $16 million. It might catch up to the cost, but it won't go much further than the cost of the film.

Made by: This is the third flop by Vanguard, the flopmaking animation studio (their first two flops were Valiant (which actually made a bit in Europe) and Happily Never After (which is actually quite enjoyable, just like Space Chimps).



I Love You Man: Andy tries his hand at ensemble comedy, which is a great career move. Bill Hader's been cutting it up as a comedic bit player, and Andy probably needs to get some more of these roles. Andy will play off of Paul Rudd (40 Year Old Virgin), Jason Seagal (How I Met Your Mother, Knocked Up), and Jaime Pressly (My Name is Earl).

Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs: Another animated film. These come rarely to actors anyway, so it makes sense that he takes any of these that he gets. He's fortunate to get two of these. Andy's pal, Shia LaBeouf has only had one animated film (Surf's Up). Andy will play off of Anna Farris (Scary Movie 1-4, The House Bunny).

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