The Lonely Island Movie Finally Has A Title

It's also got a poster. You'll have to click through to see 'em. This is one of those posts.

We've known for some time that the Lonely Island guys were working on a movie, but for months now the pertinent details (namely: a synopsis and title) have remained under wraps. Today, we got some answers.

As you can see, the film previously known as Top Secret Untitled Lonely Island Movie has become Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping. That's about as perfect a title I can imagine for a film with this creative team...and this plot synopsis:

Universal Pictures’ Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is headlined by musical digital-shorts superstars Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, collectively known as The Lonely Island. The comedy goes behind the scenes as singer/rapper Conner4Real (Samberg) faces a crisis of popularity after his sophomore album flops, leaving his fans, sycophants and rivals all wondering what to do when he’s no longer the dopest star of all.

I maintain that the Lonely Island movie I'd really like to see would be a Blues Brothers-style comedy centered around the "Dick In A Box" guys (you sub-out cheesy 80's/90's hip-hop/slow jamz for the blues, you bring in Color Me Badd for a cameo, you call it a day), but I have no trouble believing there's gold to be mined in Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping's setup. 

Yeah, it'll probably be stupid and silly and it'll probably date itself immediately, but I don't care: I'll be there day one to see what the Lonely Island crew put together. I mean, these are the guys who made Hot Rod. I love Hot Rod

Will Popstar measure up? We'll find out on June 3rd.

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