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MACGRUBER!! Will Forte and Kristin Wiig are set to reprise for the big screen their roles from SNL’s popular sketches about a be-mulleted MacGyver-like superspy who's always a little slow when it comes to bomb deactivation MACGRUBER!! MACGRUBER!! Longtime SNL writer Jorma Taccone makes his feature directorial debut from a screenplay by SNL writers Forte, Taccone and John Solomon MACGRUBER!! MACGRUBER!! Co-stars on the project include Val Kilmer, Ryan Phillippe and “24” vets Rys Coiro and Timothy V. Murphy. Find all of JustJared’s set photos here. MACGRUBER!!
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  • Sept. 1, 2009, 10:36 p.m. CST

    BIG LOB

    by GibsonUSA Returns

    he doesnt like boyfriends who hold girls necks like that

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 10:37 p.m. CST

    Kristen Wiig is looking a little manish there

    by YackBacker

    She's a MAN, man! YEAH!

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 10:37 p.m. CST

    First?

    by lloyddoblerlives

    McGruber!

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 10:37 p.m. CST

    THIS WAS A LAME SKETCH - LAME MOVIE SOON TO FOLLOW

    by Mennen

    Here comes ANOTHER SNL BOMB! YIKES!

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 10:38 p.m. CST

    Seriously, she looks like Dirk Benedict

    by YackBacker

    I'd fuck Dirk.

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 10:39 p.m. CST

    Cobra learned this a long time ago...BIG LOB is ALWAYS FIRST!!

    by GibsonUSA Returns

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 10:46 p.m. CST

    BOOOOMB!

    by lockesbrokenleg

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 10:50 p.m. CST

    This shit is hilarious

    by MacReady452

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 10:58 p.m. CST

    He threw up on her cause he smelled her vag

    by MacReady452

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:03 p.m. CST

    *yawn*

    by Aeghast

    I'm sure you people will love it.

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:04 p.m. CST

    Crappity, crappity, crap, crap, crap.

    by Uncle Stan

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:04 p.m. CST

    i have a theaory herc is really

    by phoenixmagida5th

    Ba ba booey from the howard stern show. Both have a strange fascination with snl even when its lame. Plus gary is in new york and is in the business and prob would a 'phantom' who would work on snl with all his connections

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:09 p.m. CST

    RUN FOR COVER!! ITS A BOMB!!!

    by HaterofCrap

    PROTECT YOUR EARS FROM THE SHOCKWAVE

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:11 p.m. CST

    You guys really watched that sketch and didn't laugh?

    by Hercules

    Really?

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:20 p.m. CST

    As bad an idea as the Coneheads movie, or worse?

    by felwithe

    There should be a poll.

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:28 p.m. CST

    Yeah, Herc, really...

    by BoE

    It isn't funny - like most snl skits, it feels forced and desperate. What amazes me is that this is probably the shortest bit (the premise is built on a 30 second timeframe) to be spun out to a 90 minute movie. Awful idea...

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:28 p.m. CST

    My guess is...

    by codymr

    that this will be a strange return to the crappy SNL sketch-to-feature film adaptations we saw in the 90s... remember Superstar, It's Pat or A Night at the Roxbury? Yeah, probably better just to forget.

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:32 p.m. CST

    This oughta be really funny

    by TinkerTIW

    assuming the movie isn't longer than five minutes. Seriously, I haven't been this excited since they announced A Night at the Roxbury.

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:33 p.m. CST

    The best thing about this movie is...

    by marcspector

    ...it should ruin them enough to the point we never hear from them again.

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:35 p.m. CST

    The 25 Second Skit Is Funny

    by Crow3711

    But this movie is going to fail. Maybe if the budget is 10-15 million they can make their money back, but people are not going to see this. But I admit, the first time I saw MacGruber, I laughed hysterically. That does not mean I want 85-115 minutes of this. At all. Ever.

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:38 p.m. CST

    Hmm... about a decade and a half too late

    by br1947

    Much rather see a MacGyver reboot, with RDA as Pete. Then again I think Burn Notice is about as close to a rebooted MacGyver, but I'm ok with that, Burn Notice rocks! Bruce Campbell is a much better Pete!

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:42 p.m. CST

    then again...

    by br1947

    Bruce Campbell's character is alot closer to Jack Dalton than Pete...

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:42 p.m. CST

    Herc, this sketch always sucked -

    by Mennen

    This is another movie Lorne can clean up with - It'll bring in enuf $ to justify the two cents they spend on it.

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:44 p.m. CST

    I think there is an age gap on this site

    by BoE

    My brother is in his 20's and he has mentioned a couple of times that he doesn't perceive SNL as funny; nor do any of his friends. I had a different experience of SNL growing up because I'm older, but even I rarely tune in and when I do, I rarely laugh. How many of you can honestly say that you've had a genuine laugh watching SNL in the last few years? Even the Sarah Palin stuff was more smirk territory than chuckle. For some reason aicn's TV crew feels obliged to update us on all of the upcoming hosts and musical guests and I really don't know who is requesting this information.

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:44 p.m. CST

    I guess it was this...

    by therobcat

    ..or Will Ferrell in a new "reimagined" MacGyver remake. Richard Dean Anderson could have played his cranky dad.

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:48 p.m. CST

    Age gap or not SNL hasn't been funny for a while now

    by Mennen

    It's the truth

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:49 p.m. CST

    Just like most SNL movies

    by JoeSixPack

    But even more so since MacGruber is a VERY short sketch. It won't translate to a 90 minute film.

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:53 p.m. CST

    Shia is a fag...

    by MacReady452

    Thats why you Transformer fans dont like this idea. Puking in someones face is sweet. Shia taking a dildo in the ass=reality. It's funny because it's true. "I'm to good for this. Hey guys lets go read as yet unmade scripts and write in our own super original endings!"

  • Sept. 1, 2009, 11:54 p.m. CST

    Unless it is a two hour movie where they do like twenty of those

    by andrew coleman

    I would love that. Just twenty of those skits back to back. That's it. People would be pissed but it would be remembered forever. A plain movie will bomb, that idea I just pitched would make money from people being curious.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 12:01 a.m. CST

    Even if they abandon the "fail to deactive the bomb" premise...

    by kdoc13

    This movie is going to blow. Because it will either fall into territory already covered by (and probably better) the Get Smart movie, where he's a failure and finally makes good (Kind of like the other SNL movie bombs, Stuart saves his family, anyone?) or will attempt to be a straight forward parody, in which case tehy are about 2 decades and a few Naked Gun movies too late. A MacGruber movie is just another bomb waiting to go off.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 12:07 a.m. CST

    It's a throwaway joke

    by whiskey_dick

    The whole idea of a MacGuyver-like character named MacGruber is worth about three seconds of effort and half a chuckle. It would be fine as the name of a TV show Bart and Milhouse are watching in one episode, but not as a recurring character on a once-proud comedy series. I don't like Will Forte in general though. Something about his delivery never fails to ruin even the few good jokes he occasionally gets to perform.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 12:15 a.m. CST

    That'll be Shia's real doo in 10 years....

    by cheyne_stoking_DMS

    after the money runs out and people realize he's not worth a damn.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 12:15 a.m. CST

    Coneheads Was Awesome

    by Waspo

    We Come From France. Okay, yeah that movie was piss porr, but still I laughed during the skits so I'll give the movie a chance. On late night comedy central central after the roast of Dane Cook, God I hate Dane Cook.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 12:20 a.m. CST

    OH GOD NOT ANOTHER SNL MOVIE

    by BringingSexyBack

    See subject line.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 12:34 a.m. CST

    The Ladies Man

    by MacReady452

    was good. "Uh..Yeahh. My car does ahh..not exist." "So you don't want a fish sandwich?" That movie taught me how to get laid by very sophisticated bus station skanks. Yeah, I get laid. I know hard to believe. I'll send you the used condoms. What's your email?

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 1:27 a.m. CST

    Is Keifer Sutherland gonna cameo?

    by lockesbrokenleg

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 1:27 a.m. CST

    Not everybody can have a sense of humor, Herc

    by pip1345

    There's no shame in being, you know, a guy who likes things that aren't funny. Embrace it, buddy! But then don't go around asking, "Seriously, you didn't laugh out loud at that hilarious McGruber episode? Dude? Dude? Seriously? Gay joke? Seriously?" I mean, it's your business what jokes you think are good and it's your business what religion you practice, just don't shove your shitty jokes and your...whatever religion you have onto me. Please? Thank you. Bygones, etc.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 1:43 a.m. CST

    Kristen Wiig...

    by vettebro

    She is by far the best thing to happen to SNL since Gilda Radner. No shit. She is fucking hilarious! The show can be hit and miss, but she is consistently funny. I think I want to do her. :)

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 1:48 a.m. CST

    Ben Stiller is furious

    by Splicer

    ...that there is a retro spoof action comedy being made and he is not in it.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 1:54 a.m. CST

    This thing will gross

    by CastingCouch

    about $7.35, after opening on 435 screens.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 2:03 a.m. CST

    Coneheads was an EXCELLENT idea for a movie.

    by Balcony Fool

    It just ended up being a shitty movie. But the IDEA was terrific.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 2:34 a.m. CST

    Only ever seen the "Fat MacGuyver" sketch

    by Brody77

    Is this funny? Is RDA making a cameo? Will he still be fat (medical reasons so I hear)?

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 3:16 a.m. CST

    Hey Herc watch that skit and didn't laugh, really?

    by ITraveledBackInTimeToTeaBagAbrahamLincolnInTheFace

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 3:19 a.m. CST

    by ITraveledBackInTimeToTeaBagAbrahamLincolnInTheFace

    no hell no. One of THE lamest sketches to ever come out of SNL. Have no idea why they are doing a fucking movie, not a chuckle. Lame. Gimme a fucking break. McGruber? No respect.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 3:23 a.m. CST

    I laughed, but I didn't '30 million dollar movie' laugh.

    by Pop_aristocrat

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 3:29 a.m. CST

    McGruber!

    by ITraveledBackInTimeToTeaBagAbrahamLincolnInTheFace

    Are you fucking kidding me this is the lamest shit. McGruber! Shia LeBofff makes it even stupider. McGruber! 30 sec. puchlines turned into a full feature. McGruber! If you pay 12 bucks for this I hope you die from cancer. McGruber! I have spent too much time now on the most pathetic shit ever. McGruber!

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 3:30 a.m. CST

    It just goes to show......

    by cheyne_stoking_DMS

    how low SNL has plummeted. I'm suprised Lorne Michaels hasn't chewed on a cyanide pill. Who do they get to write their shit, 8th graders?

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 3:33 a.m. CST

    I heard out of preparation, Shia.....

    by cheyne_stoking_DMS

    had a few guys shit allover his chest in his dressing room.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 3:34 a.m. CST

    Following in the tradtion....

    by tensticks

    Of such great SNL-inspired movies as It's Pat, Stuart Saves His Family, Coneheads....but still no Sprockets movie. (If Meyers REALLY wanted to revive his career....) Don't even get me started on my list of SNL-related frustrations.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 3:38 a.m. CST

    SNL movies always suck.

    by cheyne_stoking_DMS

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 3:38 a.m. CST

    Besides 'The Blues Brothers'....

    by cheyne_stoking_DMS

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 3:46 a.m. CST

    There Are Exceptions...

    by tensticks

    The aforementioned Blues Brothers, the first Wayne's World. Roxbury, Superstar and Ladies' Man were not works of genius but there have been far worse SNL movies. I do find it regrettable that none of the Murphy-era characters ever gotr a movie, though.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 3:51 a.m. CST

    SNL movies....

    by cheyne_stoking_DMS

    they remind me of that idiom that goes "Give someone an inch and they'll take a mile."

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 4:12 a.m. CST

    I'd like to complain about the title

    by smackfu

    If we are intended to read the title to the McGruber theme song, you need to put more work into evening the syllables out so it gels a bit better.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 4:15 a.m. CST

    tensticks

    by FUCK_YOU_GEORGE_LUCAS

    Why'd you leave out Wayne's World 2? Shit was just as funny as the first one. Siskel & Ebert loved them both.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 4:16 a.m. CST

    Shit like this...

    by rock_n_roll_jesus

    ...is the reason people think Inglourious Basterds is a cinematic masterpiece.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 4:38 a.m. CST

    Watched the clip. In four minutes,,,

    by James Westfall

    Not one laugh. And it reminded me of why I stopped watching SNL years and years ago.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 4:49 a.m. CST

    Sprockets and Gil Graham

    by FUCK_YOU_GEORGE_LUCAS

    Two SNL movies I always wanted. Mike Myer's was set to make "Sprockets" there for awhile. Sadly it never came to fruitation and Adam Sandler's wasted his Gil Graham character on that piece of shit "Little Nicky".<P>Gil Graham - "June 17th, Toronto's Exhibition Stadium. That's right, the Rolling Stones are back and yours truly had the best seats in the house. I had a date but she pulled the old no-show. So I walked over to a kick-ass tailgate party to see if anyone wanted the extra ticket. Well, it turns out they wanted both tickets. They beat me without mercy for what seemed like an eternity. ... I woke up two hours later in a parking lot dumpster just in time to hear the Stones' rockin' encore, "Jumpin' Jack Flash." ... The acoustics in the dumpster were phenomenal. ... All I could hear was the bass but, take it from me, that new bass player can slap a funky one. ... So all you Stones fans out there, I advise you to do the Harlem shuffle to your nearest Ticketmaster."<P>"July 8th, Giants Stadium, "Hell Freezes Over," the Eagles reunite. I did not attend this concert. I gave my tickets to two fourteen year old girls who promised to send me two thousand dollars. ... Ladies, I'm still waiting for my money...."<P>"August 1st, Foxboro Stadium, Pink Floyd, "Ready to Rock." Bought tickets from a scalper. ... Turned out to be stubs from a Molly Hatchet concert in 1974. ... I pointed out the scalper's mistake and he threw me down a flight of stairs...."<P>"Next stop, August 14th, Saugerties, New York. That's right, folks, Woodstock II. It was a celebration of peace, love and understanding. Except for this one guy. ... He snatched my backstage passes and locked me inside a Port-a-Potty. ... Then he tipped it over and, just my luck, it landed door-side down. ... There was no gettin' out. But that didn't prevent me from rockin' out to Blind Melon as I enjoyed my own private mosh pit. ... Aerosmith was just about to go on when I felt the Port-a-Potty start to move. I realized I was sliding down a mud-slicked hill, just before the Port-a-Potty slammed into a barbecue and caught fire. ... I could hear Joe Perry whaling away on "Sweet Emotion" as I struggled to free myself from my flaming tomb. ... When I woke up in the hospital, I said to myself -- actually, I thought to myself since my lips were burnt shut ... -- "Woodstock once every twenty-five years? Count me in!"<P>Hilarious shit.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 5:24 a.m. CST

    Canteen Boy Movie.....

    by cheyne_stoking_DMS

    that'd be hilarious. Yes, 'Little Nicky' was shit.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 6:01 a.m. CST

    Zyzzyx Road... your status is in jeopardy

    by Tallguyme

    fuck this project in the ass, dry

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 6:41 a.m. CST

    Last two things I laughed at on SNL

    by Steve_Dooku

    Walken's gardener with the "googly eyes" on the plants, and Hugh Laurie's fart on infra-red in the Ghost Hunters spoof.<br><br> And both skits were too long. Naturally.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 7:32 a.m. CST

    MacGruber!

    by PessimusGrime

    It's another suck-ass SNL moo-ooo-vie... MacGruber!

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 8:13 a.m. CST

    never seen this before

    by ironic_name

    a movie designed to cater to a small group of one country, sure fire box office.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 8:21 a.m. CST

    Wiig = Poop

    by Dolphisgod

    She is the worst thing that has happened to SNL by far. She has one character and just mugs for the camera and tries to steal focus of the scene, which ruins everything she is in.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 8:25 a.m. CST

    I thought it was about the priest from Dead Alive!

    by ricarleite2

    I kick arse for the Lord!

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 8:29 a.m. CST

    I find SNL funny

    by hst666

    Not every skit. Far from it, but there's usually at a couple decently funny bits and sometimes a real gem. And we all have DVR's now, so skipping to the good bits is easy.<p><p>It's far from its nadir as far as comedy goes. <p><p>Also. I think you need to go back and watch some of those older episodes - the ENTIRE episode - and see if your not just remembering the gold and forgetting the shit).

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 8:41 a.m. CST

    Destined to Suck

    by UCB Agent1

    Herc, I like MacGruber as a 30 second skit, but at 80 minutes, which I'm sure this turd will have trouble reaching, it's going to suck. Also, I was reading elsewhere that the best SNL movie, "The Blues Brothers" was also the ONLY SNL movie that Lorne Michael's had nothing to do with, and Wayne's World had an actual universe worth exploring. What is the point of a MacGruber movie? Besides a pathetic money grab, I mean.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 8:43 a.m. CST

    Kristin Wiig = Comedy kryptonite

    by Series7

    Why did that one actress in I Love You Man want to be her so bad?

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 8:47 a.m. CST

    I don't understand the rush to make the next

    by Series7

    Its Pat movie.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 8:48 a.m. CST

    you guys know the SNL movies have different writers?

    by itrainmonkeys

    The SNL movies don't suck because they are based on SNL characters. For the most part it's the writing and directing in the movies. I'm excited for this one because Will Forte and Jorma Taccone worked on it. I'm a huge fan of their previous work (Forte - Brothers Solomon, Jorma - Lonely Island, Hot Rod) and can't wait to see what they do for this MacGruber movie.<br><br>HST666 is right. SNL is still funny.....but the skits are hit or miss.....also depends on the host. But I suggest you do what he says....try watching an episode from the first season, or any of the "glory years" of SNL and you'll see that not every skit was funny....they were usually hit or miss.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 8:58 a.m. CST

    SNL is still funny???

    by Series7

    Maybe like 10 in 100 sketches are funny. The hour and a half format is shit. There is like 45 minutes of show, and shit tons of commercials. <P> Luckily I got DVR

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:12 a.m. CST

    the next 'It's Pat' movie....

    by cheyne_stoking_DMS

    lol.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:13 a.m. CST

    worse than Pat.

    by cheyne_stoking_DMS

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:23 a.m. CST

    another funny SNL skit...

    by TheBaxter

    ..that will end up as a terrible movie.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:28 a.m. CST

    When are we going to get that

    by Series7

    Mad TV movie we've been hearing soo much about!

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:35 a.m. CST

    Jorma!

    by MathiasRoyal

    Jorma Taccone is a genius, so that makes me really excited for him to be directing.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:39 a.m. CST

    You Gotta Get a Chandelier: The Movie

    by Stabby

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:40 a.m. CST

    Dick in a Box: The Movie

    by Stabby

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:41 a.m. CST

    Schwetty Balls: The Movie

    by Stabby

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:41 a.m. CST

    Any SNL movie not starring

    by Series7

    Justin Timberlake will probably suck.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:42 a.m. CST

    Debbie Downer: The Movie

    by Stabby

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:42 a.m. CST

    Guess they'll never learn that a 5 minute sketch doesn't make fo

    by alienindisguise

    Oh, that's right, they never will because they're retards!

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:44 a.m. CST

    The Barry Gibb Talk Show: The Movie

    by Stabby

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:45 a.m. CST

    Your Company's Computer Guy: The Movie

    by Stabby

    Uh-huh! Uh-huh! MOVE!!!

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:46 a.m. CST

    Making Copies!: The Movie

    by Stabby

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:53 a.m. CST

    I'm Brian Fellows: The Movie

    by Stabby

    Dat goat is crazy! He got devil eyes!

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:58 a.m. CST

    Herc

    by rassmguy

    Really.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 10:30 a.m. CST

    stabby

    by itrainmonkeys

    you're so funny. please......keep telling us other SNL skits and add ": The Movie" to it. My day is now complete, since I've seen true comedy at work.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 10:43 a.m. CST

    Go train yourself, itrainmonkeys

    by Stabby

    This is the worst idea for a movie ever and if you disagree then you are a damned dirty ape!

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 10:46 a.m. CST

    Oh, and itrain, thanks for the compliment

    by Stabby

    I know I'm funny and that's why I can recognize when something is not funny, unlike you. Go play dancing monkey to Herc's organ player, you fool.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 10:47 a.m. CST

    One more thing, itrainmonkeys

    by Stabby

    All of my suggestions are just as valid ideas for movies as MacGruber. And that is the truth.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 11:07 a.m. CST

    itrainmonkeys: The Movie

    by Stabby

    </head> <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>INT. &#8211; HERC’S MOM’S BASEMENT &#8211; WEEK DAY<br> ITRAINMONKEYS enters and sits down on the couch beside HERC.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in;text-indent:1.5in'>ITRAINMONKEYS<br> <span class=GramE>How</span>’s it going, <span class=SpellE>Herc</span>?<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </span>What you up to?</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in;text-indent:1.5in'>HERC<br> I was just about to put in my tape of last years’ season of <span class=GramE>SNL .</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in;text-indent:1.5in'>ITRAINMONKEYS<br> Word up, <span class=GramE>dude</span>!</p> <p class=MsoNormal>HERC lights up a bowl and shares it with ITRAINMONKEYS.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in;text-indent:1.5in'>HERC<br> Here comes the <span class=SpellE>MacGruber</span> segment.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </span>It so rocks!<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </span>I’ve watched it<br> like 20 times now.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in;text-indent:1.5in'>ITRAINMONKEYS<br> I know, it’s so fucking funny.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </span>I can’t wait to the movie comes out.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in;text-indent:1.5in'>HERC<br> I know, right.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </span>It’s like so going to be the funniest thing <span class=GramE>ever!!!</span><br> <span class=SpellE><span class=GramE>Shhhh</span></span><span class=GramE>!!!</span><span style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </span>Here it is.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </span>Will Forte is so hot.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>HERC begins to pull his pants down and begins masturbating.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in;text-indent:1.5in'>ITRAINMONKEYS<br> Uh, what are you <span class=GramE>doing?!</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in;text-indent:1.5in'>HERC<br> Oh, I always masturbate to SNL.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </span>It’s not like you haven’t seen<br> it before.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </span>Why don’t you join <span class=GramE>me.</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in;text-indent:1.5in'><span class=GramE>ITRAINMONKEYS<br> Sure, why not.</span><span style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </span></p> <p class=MsoNormal>Both HERC and ITRAINMONKEYS begin masturbating as they watch <span class=SpellE>MacGruber</span>.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </span>Scene culminates in a circle jerk intercut with shots of Will Forte and <span class=SpellE>MacGruber</span> blowing everyone up.</p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='mso-tab-count:1'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in;text-indent:1.5in'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in;text-indent:1.5in'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p> </div> </body> </html>

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 11:08 a.m. CST

    This will bomb for sure.

    by exie

    Wil Forte is one of the unfunniest motherfuckers on the planet. The only thing he's sucks more at is writing. His screenplays in some cases are unreadable. How Brothers Solomon ever got made is proof that shit rises to the top. If Lorne didn't have a hard on for this piece of shit, he'd be lucky to be working as an HR person in corporate America. Forte really should lick Lorne's balls on command for giving him a career. In fact, that may be how he got a career.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 11:13 a.m. CST

    you got me stabby

    by itrainmonkeys

    that's exactly what happens. herc and i jerk off at his house while watching SNL. you hit the nail on the head with that one.

  • And that's it. I find the skits funny but can't see paying $10 to watch an excessively-extended version of it. If he blows up at the end, it's 90 minutes of moving towards an obvious joke; if he doesn't blow up, can you really call it a MacGruber movie?

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 11:19 a.m. CST

    "You guys really watched that sketch and didn't laugh?"

    by jim

    No I didn't watch since it "can only be streamed within the United States", much like anything from NBC.com. So I have no idea if it was funny or not.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 11:24 a.m. CST

    Very Odd....

    by theaustincritic

    This is the most unexpected thing I have heard this month. A movie over a sketch that is under a minute long seems like an extremely hard project. I have a very bad feeling about this....

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 11:41 a.m. CST

    Herc, I laugh at the Geico Caveman commercials

    by Stabby

    that doesn't mean I want a whole tv series about them... Wait a minute. There already was a tv series. Wasn't there? Hmm, how did that work out for them?

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 12:07 p.m. CST

    Another SNL skit made into a movie

    by ATARI

    and so, another box-office dud

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 12:19 p.m. CST

    Is MacGruber really that popular?

    by FUCK_YOU_GEORGE_LUCAS

    I think I've seen it once and it was funny, but not LOL funny and it's relatively new, yes? At least Wayne's World ran for awhile and had quite a following before it was developed into a film.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 1:20 p.m. CST

    Dear suck

    by JT Kirk

    Once again you have delivered a bad idea from SNL. You took a running gag that works only because it's less than 90 seconds each time, and you let Lorne Michaels ass-rape it into full-length feature. Why do you hate us so much, suck? Why can't you just suck a little? Hell, the show is already pretty mediocre with your help now, but must you unleash your mighty powers upon us like this, reminding us why suck is the ultimate power in the universe? I don't look forward to your hand at play in the untold thousands of TV ads we'll be forced to endure in advance of this poor idea. Can't this just be your sucky little joke and you're planning on leaving SNL entirely, or would that put dozens of actors and writers out of business since they'd have to hire a new staff for the show if suck wasn't there?<p>In closing, suck, and as always, go fuck yourself. Suck, you've once again proven that the Hollywood studio system is the one entity to fully embrace you, and is wrecking everything good about pop culture.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 1:22 p.m. CST

    Wayne's World, even as a skit, had characters;

    by jim

    there was something there on which to build. MacGruber is one-note skit - he has to defuse the bomb but is distracted because he is dealing with some personal issues, and in the end, fails. The particular details might change but it is generally the same thing every time.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 1:28 p.m. CST

    Stabby,

    by REVENGE_of_FETT

    You forgot to mention they both screamed "MACGRUUUUUBEEEEEEER!" when they came all over each other.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 1:33 p.m. CST

    I like the idea, but how does he even survive the first act?

    by strosmer

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 1:34 p.m. CST

    Isn't it a little late to make a satire of MacGuyver?

    by REVENGE_of_FETT

    I mean...it's been off the air for 25 fucking years! It was a dumb-assed show and wasn't THAT popular anyway.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 1:46 p.m. CST

    Thanks for the punchline, Fett

    by Stabby

    I was out of the room at that point when that happened, but I'm sure that it did.

  • And no, Herc...MACGRUBER isn't funny. In fact, the only truly funny thing to come out of SNL in recent years has been Tina Fey as Sarah Palin. So where's my fucking Tina Fey as Sarah Palin movie, Lorne?

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 1:54 p.m. CST

    Live From New York, It's Saturday Night Suck!

    by Stabby

    Sorry Kirk, but Suck is here to stay!

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 1:55 p.m. CST

    Pepsi, Pepsi, Pepsi, Pepsi, Pepsi, Pepsi, Pepsi, Pepsi, Pepsi

    by strosmer

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 1:55 p.m. CST

    PS - Kristen Wiig is fucking hot!

    by strosmer

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 2:04 p.m. CST

    Kristin Wiig is wearing a wig

    by Stabby

    Ha-ha! I made a funny. Get it? Almost as funny as a MacGruber skit. Hey, maybe I should make a movie out of it.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 2:12 p.m. CST

    Cheeburger, cheeburger, cheeburger, cheeburger.

    by REVENGE_of_FETT

    MAN SNL used to be fuckin' funny as hell!

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 2:14 p.m. CST

    Some things to watch that actually make you laugh

    by SpyGuy

    1.) THE VENTURE BROS. All of them except the Master Billy Quizboy origin episode. <p>2.) Just about any Butters-centric episode of SOUTH PARK</p> <p>)3.) Scenes on TRUE BLOOD featuring Jason Stackhouse being a dumbass or fooling mesmerized dumbass townspeople into thinking he's God</p> <p>4.) The ROBOT CHICKEN Star Wars specials</p> <p>5.) Hitler's reaction to the AVATAR trailer sucking, especially his final line.</p>

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 2:14 p.m. CST

    If you think the MacGruber skit is funny,

    by REVENGE_of_FETT

    You should seriously be wearing a hockey helmet 24/7 so you don't accidentally bash your head into every wall you walk near.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 2:38 p.m. CST

    Robot Chicken Star Wars

    by REVENGE_of_FETT

    Now THAT is some funny shit!

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 2:39 p.m. CST

    Kristen Wiig can be funny

    by FUCK_YOU_GEORGE_LUCAS

    I thought she was hilarious in Knocked Up and Forgetting Sarah Marshall. In fact, she's more of a reason for me to see this than that MacGruber guy.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 2:40 p.m. CST

    Fuckin' wannabes don't know what you're talkin' about

    by strosmer

    All this bitching about how SNL sucks - as though it was ever consistently good. SNL has been on the same level since it began. The sketches and cast have always been hit or miss. Forte, Wiig, and Hader are as funny as anyone who's been on there. You stupid, stupid people.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 2:41 p.m. CST

    ..but I won't see this.

    by FUCK_YOU_GEORGE_LUCAS

  • There are hundreds of comedy scripts out there unmade that would kick the shit out of anything that will be in this film but because retards in cubicles say MacGruber to each other on Monday morning we get a movie of this. What the studios never learn is that people won't pay to see this shit. They won't. This will bomb. Big time. And because of the epic failure this is we'll end up getting a Falconer movie from Lorne and Will. No one I know thinks Wil Forte is funny. No one and I know people who have worked with him. He's a bad character actor at best and has no business writing anything let alone getting another star vehicle after Solomon. Here's the lesson to all the kiddies in the world. If you get your foot in the door in Hollywood know that failing your way to the top can be relied on.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 2:52 p.m. CST

    Kristen Wiig in a dramatic role!

    by filmfreak500

    Just stumbled upon this at YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fgaeL5VcT8 Wiig and that dude from No Country for Old Men

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 2:52 p.m. CST

    Yo Strosner

    by Stabby

    WRONG! Forte, Wiig, and Hader < Bill Murray, John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Gilda Radner, Dan Carvey, Billy Crystal, Chris Farley, Will Ferrell, Al Franken, Darrell Hammond, Phil Hartman, Jon Lovitz, Norm MacDonald, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers, Tracy Morgan, Amy Poehler, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Molly Shannon, David Spade. You know it's true!

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 2:56 p.m. CST

    Notice I left Dan Akroyd off my list

    by Stabby

    Forte, Wiig, and Hader = Dan Akroyd

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 3 p.m. CST

    Favorite MacGruber skit was the one with Jonah Hill

    by Tacom

    The one where Forte is crying and angry.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 3:41 p.m. CST

    MCDONALD'S TIE INS BIC MACGRUBER!!

    by lockesbrokenleg

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 4:39 p.m. CST

    MY NAME IS JORMA MOTHER FUCKER

    by Deathpool

    I'M THE SENSITIVE ONE

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 4:58 p.m. CST

    The First Sketch

    by ZooTrain

    Was barely amusing. More of a "Hey, MacGyver" kind of chuckle. But as a recurring sketch? Not so much. It's pretty awful.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 5:32 p.m. CST

    DO AN "AG DUO" ANIMATED MOVIE INSTEAD OF THIS

    by J-Dizzle

    Now that would have been hilarious!

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 5:44 p.m. CST

    Stabby

    by strosmer

    I get more or less the same amount of laughs from all those people. BTW, you forgot Steve Martin, Kevin Nealon, and Colin Quinn, for shame!

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 5:48 p.m. CST

    "failing upwards"

    by ThrowMeTheIdol

    Also known as pulling a Tea Leoni.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 6:50 p.m. CST

    FUCK YOU, SPYGUY!

    by ebonic_plague

    That Master Billy Quizboy origin episode was fucking hilarious AND YOU GODDAMN WELL KNOW IT!

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 6:51 p.m. CST

    Oh, and MacGruber...

    by ebonic_plague

    ...is dumb.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:27 p.m. CST

    will RDA be in it?

    by DioxholsterReturns

    or what!

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:29 p.m. CST

    will not be able to keep the funny for more than 2 min

    by DioxholsterReturns

    seriously they should just make the trailer and forget the movie

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 9:32 p.m. CST

    major jeans ass-age in that pic

    by DioxholsterReturns

    like an ass-cleavage

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 10:32 p.m. CST

    MacGruber, a popular sketch?

    by AlienDragQueen

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 11 p.m. CST

    MacGruber truly DOES suck. Not at ALL funny. >:P

    by TheGhostWhoLurks

    Anyone who thinks that character is worth making a movie around has a sense of humor worthy of Bizarro World. Just watching it for FREE on television for each 30-sec. sketch was a waste of time, energy and eye-power.<p>You're better off just cutting yourself.

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 11:08 p.m. CST

    This is such a bad idea it's completely

    by moonlightdrive

    baffling. That series of sketches was 'just' OK. Turning it into a full length movie is crazy! What are they thinking?!?!?

  • Sept. 2, 2009, 11:35 p.m. CST

    It's a great skit... but a movie? Really?

    by Tall_Boy66

    I'm a huge fan of MacGruber as a skit. But the point of the joke is that it's repeating and how fast it goes by and the little variations they throw into the forumla. I have no idea how they can take a funny, quick skit and get 90 minutes out of it.

  • Sept. 3, 2009, 12:30 a.m. CST

    Robot Chicken isn't funny at all

    by lockesbrokenleg

    And I'm tired they using Star Wars to promote that piece of shit.

  • Sept. 3, 2009, 8 a.m. CST

    Lockesbrokenleg speaks da truth

    by Darklighter

    Robot Chicken is complete and utter crap. If it was written for 12 year old's ok I get it but I think it is written BY 12 year olds.

  • Sept. 3, 2009, 9:06 a.m. CST

    strosmer

    by Stabby

    Steve Martin was never a regular. He was a regular special guest. And while I too like Kevin Nealon and Colin Quinn I'd put them in the Equals to Dan Akroyd category. I also forgot Martin Short. I understand that humor is subjective, but I just don't see how you can lump all those people together and say they were all equally funny and talented. I think that many of their post SNL careers have proven that some were better than others.

  • Sept. 3, 2009, 9:09 a.m. CST

    I can't believe that I agree with lockesbrokenrecord

    by Stabby

    but I could never get into Robot Chicken either. I think you need to smoke a lot of the good stuff, but I never bothered to test that theory out.

  • Sept. 3, 2009, 9:10 a.m. CST

    SUCKULES, I like it, zargotron

    by Stabby

    It works on several levels.

  • Sept. 3, 2009, 10:33 a.m. CST

    Kristen Wiig's ass in those jeans.

    by Royston Lodge

    'nuff said.

  • Sept. 3, 2009, 10:50 a.m. CST

    SNL Monologue: The Movie

    by Royston Lodge

    Comedy gold.

  • Sept. 3, 2009, 10:59 a.m. CST

    Suckules gives ante-penultimate MacGruber sketch ****

    by Stabby

  • Sept. 3, 2009, 11:41 a.m. CST

    Bring it in to homelessVille

    by Mr_Satan

    <p>Seriously it's funny the MacGuyver MacGruber one was the best, just because it has Fucking RDA. And this should have him in it too. As a father unbelievably annoyed at his sun suck-age at everything.<p> <p> And to all you young and old ones who think that all the old cast of SNL is funnier than the new cast. Look at the 90's,80's and 70's SNL's again. You'll be Dis A Pointed. They are uneven and some just unfunny as shit. I mean the wild and crazy guys lame, anything with Garret Morris, Akroyd except the Blues Brothers, Ratner was not I repeat not funny she was cute. and the 90's cast almost got the show canceled. So give up on your this crew is whack shit. How can you call another person whack. I think it's whack you call someone whack.Watch any of Samberg's videos and you'll shut the hell up. That kid is hilarious.<p> Oh and there should be a Homlessville guy movie that would be great. But no third act where he puts on a full show. Just the street hustling would be great.

  • Sept. 3, 2009, 11:50 a.m. CST

    Mr. Satan, Go To Hell

    by Stabby

    Sorry, had to say it. I think the last couple years are equivalent to the 90s cast that almost got the show cancelled. I'm assuming your referring to the year Anthony Michael Hall and Robert Downey Jr. were on the show. I have loved SNL since the late 80s. I agree that the 1st few seasons are painful to watch. That isn't because it isn't funny but because tastes in comedy change over time. But, other than the possible exception of Samburg's videos (laser Cats not included) the current cast and writers are horrendous.

  • Sept. 3, 2009, 12:21 p.m. CST

    Been There Burned That Stabby

    by Mr_Satan

    And I'll say your missing out on some of the funnier shows then. Anytime Timberlake or Dwayne(don't call me the Rock anymore) Johnson is hosting it's just funny. And The Italian Talk Show host epic. It was really funny when Seth Rogen was on there and they called him Bear Man and made fun of all his semi-humorous movies. Like Attack of the Bear Man = Knocked up. Bear Man and Miri Make a Porno. Oh and the episode where Peyton Manning was "helping" the children. He threw the football in a 10 year old's back like a rocket because the kid messed up a touch football game they were playing. Funny. It's hit or miss but not as bad as you all seem to think.

  • Sept. 3, 2009, 3:54 p.m. CST

    Saying you sit through an ENTIRE SNL with no laughs is a lie

    by Tall_Boy66

    Seriously, I can understand when entire bits bomb or just seem painful, or long stretches without a laugh, but an entire episode, top to bottom, and you don't laugh a single time? you're either clinically depressed or a diassociative psychopath. Or dead. There's no way anyone can say they like comedy, watch an entire episode, and not laugh at least once. Here's a tip: everyone stop hyperbole for a change. Oh, and like I said about, MacGruber is a great skit but I've very leery about a movie. But I'll see it anyway.

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