As stated in the trailer, Studio 666 is based on a story by Grohl but is directed by BJ McDonnell (Hatchet III) from a script by Jeff Buhler and Rebecca Hughes. And in addition to the Foo Fighters, yes you saw Whitney Cummings, Will Forte, and Jeff Garlin in there among others.
All of which means, this is like… a real movie. Not some spoof for an awards show or an extended music video. An actual film. And having the whole band in it is almost a throwback to the 1960s and 1970s when the biggest bands in the world—the Beatles, the Who, etc.—starred in actual real movies as well as documentaries and concert films. It’s a concept we see so infrequently these days that it almost feels novel. And while the result will almost certainly be a film with six lead actors who can’t act, there’s still something undeniably charming about even the idea of whole project. We hope it’s fun.
Studio 666 will premiere in theaters only February 25.
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