Between Two Ferns, the irreverent online talk show hosted by Zach Galifianakis is now getting a movie. A hilarious talk show that features Galifianakis as the host himself that is seated in the middle of two potted ferns, hence the title, it trades a combination of funny barbs and insults between the host and guests. With news of the show being turned in a film, it has fans everywhere dying in anticipation of what is expected to be the funniest production of the entire year. Here’s everything you need to know about Between Two Ferns: The Movie.
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None other than the king of comedy
Galifianakis who stars as himself, the sardonic host of Between Two Ferns which, in the film, now runs on public access television. Galifianakis must secure the show’s reputation after a disastrous interview with Matthew McConaughey gets uploaded to Funny or Die. With a crew of fellow comedians and oddballs, he hits the road to conduct a series of high-profile celebrity interviews across the country. The movie does an overall amazing job of combining the light-heartedness and jocularity of his interviews that take place in Between Two Ferns with a slapstick road-trip comedy.
Stellar would be an understatement
Between Two Ferns: The Movie will feature an exhaustive list of cameos by Peter Dinklage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Rudd, Tiffany Haddish, Brie Larson, Keanu Reeves, Jon Hamm, David Letterman, Jason Schwartzman, Adam Scott, John Cho, Chance the Rapper, Rashida Jones, Hailee Steinfeld, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Tessa Thompson and more. The film is directed by Between Two Ferns co-creator Scott Aukerman from the original script by both Aukerman and Galifianakis.