Watch The Video That WOULD Have Been The Highlight Of The Oscars
Lonely Island, the Andy Samberg comedy troupe that gifted the world such timeless classics as “Like a Boss” and “D*** in a Box”, wrote and recorded a song for this year’s Academy Award ceremony. The video ended up not being used on the Oscars broadcast because “it was financially and logistically impossible to shoot”. I guess the finished project would have used the actual movie stars instead of impersonators and would have had a little more spit and shine, production-wise. But, if I’m being honest, this rough storyboard version is easily funnier than anything they did during the actual broadcast. I thought Kimmel was a good host, don’t get me wrong. But they need to go ahead and lock The Lonely Island in for next year’s ceremony. We can’t let comedy gold like this go un
They could’ve run this rough, cheapo version and replaced any of the lack-luster “real” musical performances. This is a comedy classic we almost never got to see.