Universal has picked up a new untitled feature project from comedy trio The Lonely Island. Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone will star in and produce the film set in the world of music which Judd Apatow will produce for his Judd Apatow Productions banner. While plot details are under wraps, the group’s cheeky charting singles “D**k In A Box,” “I’m on a Boat,” “Motherlover” and “Jack Sparrow” might be a taste of what’s in store.
The music theme lines up with Lonely Island’s brand of multimedia comedy, which also includes three studio albums that have resulted in 20 singles. (more…)