If you heard that a web series from Funny or Die was being turned into a feature film, Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis is probably the last one you’d expect. But here we are with the first Between Two Ferns: The Movie trailer, teasing the adaptation of the hilarious talk show that has the Hangover star poorly interviewing some of the most famous celebrities around. And there’s actually some semblance of a story tying a whole new roster of interviews together. Watch below. Read More »
Between Two Ferns started off as a viral internet bit: Zach Galifianakis interviews celebrities while sitting between two ferns. The satire of low-budget public access interviews, with Galifianakis playing an outlandish version of a host who would actively antagonize his guests, originated on Scott Aukerman and B. J. Porter’s Fox sketch pilot The Right Now! Show before it got picked up in 2008 by Funny Or Die, where it became a much-loved ongoing webseries that maintained its hokey, low-budget appeal even as Galifianakis’s star exploded.
Now, Between Two Ferns has caught up to Galifianakis’s movie star status: It’s becoming a movie. Netflix has released the Between Two Ferns first look images at the feature film based on the web series that interviewed Barack Obama that one time.
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At the end of last year, we heard the surprising and perplexing news that the Funny or Die web series Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis was being turned into a movie. The project was already filming at the time, but any details beyond a handful of guests were still under wraps. But that changed today with news on a story that will connect a series of celebrity interviews with The Hangover star, as well as a release date on Netflix. Get all the details on the Between Two Ferns movie below. Read More »