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Get Him to the Greek

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Nicholas Stoller
Produced by Judd Apatow
Nicholas Stoller
David Bushell
Rodney Rothman
Written by Nicholas Stoller
Jason Segel
(characters)
Starring Jonah Hill
Russell Brand
Elisabeth Moss
Rose Byrne
Colm Meaney
Sean Combs
Music by Lyle Workman
Cinematography Robert D. Yeoman
Editing by William Kerr
Michael Sale
Studio Relativity Media
Spyglass Entertainment
Apatow Productions
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date(s) June 4, 2010[1]
Country United States
Language English
Preceded by Forgetting Sarah Marshall
.Get Him to the Greek is a 2010 American comedy film, written and directed by Nicholas Stoller and starring Jonah Hill and Russell Brand.^ "Get Him to the Greek," which also stars Jonah Hill and Rose Byrne, is expected to be out in 2010.

^ Jonah Hill and Russell Brand have already signed on to topline.
  • Rose Byrne joins 'Greek' chorus - Entertainment News, Los Angeles, Media - Variety 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC www.variety.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A trip movie starring Russel Brand and Jonah Hill?
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.The film is scheduled for a theatical release in June 2010. Get Him to the Greek is a spin-off from Forgetting Sarah Marshall, reuniting director Stoller with stars Hill and Brand.^ "Get Him to the Greek," which also stars Jonah Hill and Rose Byrne, is expected to be out in 2010.

^ Get Him to the Greek is scheduled to hit theaters in April 2010.
  • First Footage: Russell Brand Shows Off ‘Get Him to the Greek’ - Film School Rejects 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC www.filmschoolrejects.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jonah Hill and Russell Brand will also reunite on screen, this time to star.
  • Judd Apatow and Nick Stoller try to Get Him to the Greek :: Movies :: News :: Paste 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC www.pastemagazine.com [Source type: General]

.Brand reprises his character Aldous Snow from Forgetting Sarah Marshall, while Hill plays an entirely new character.^ The film is a sequel to "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" and focuses on the self-obsessed rock star Aldous Snow, played by Brand.
  • Superstar Celeb Cameos in 'Get Him to the Greek' | Extra 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC extratv.warnerbros.com [Source type: General]

^ Brand is a douchebag, but was hilarious in Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
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^ What did everyone else think of Brand in Forgetting Sarah Marshall ?
  • Nick Stoller and Judd Apatow to Pair Again on Get Him to the Greek « FirstShowing.net 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC www.firstshowing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.At one point, the film's title was changed to Get Me to the Gig and was then reverted back to its original title.^ Which goes back to my original point.
  • Maroon News - The Darker Side of Greek Life 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC www.maroon-news.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Go back up a young up and coming point guard and be happy to even be wanted on a team let alone play on one!
  • Greek club Olympiakos wants Allen Iverson - Sports Rumors - NBA Blog - Yahoo! Sports 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC sports.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ However, their doctrine compels them to agree on at least one point, the New Testament and therefore the sacred names within it were originally written in Hebrew or Aramaic.
  • The Original Language of the New Testament was Greek - Intro 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC sacrednamemovement.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The film is rated R for strong sexual content and drug use throughout, and pervasive language.^ Flag as inappropriate Teen Reviewer Age 14 Jewel♥ 6 reviews I rate this title on and give it 4.0 My concerns are: Inappropriate sexual content .

^ Too violent Sexual behavior isn't age appropriate Language my kids can't use Noticeable product placement Too much drinking, drugs, or smoking Messages aren't positive Role models aren't good Any highlights?

Contents

Plot

.Aaron Green (Jonah Hill) is a driven, idealistic young college graduate who works as an intern at a record company.^ Aaron Green (Hill) gets things done.
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^ A record company intern (Hill) is hired to accompany out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow (Brand) to a concert at L.A.'s Greek Theater.
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^ Penned by Stoller, the story centers on the story of a record company intern (Hill) with two days to drag an uncooperative rock legend (Brand) to Hollywood for a comeback concert.
  • Rose Byrne joins 'Greek' chorus - Entertainment News, Los Angeles, Media - Variety 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC www.variety.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Aaron is given his big break when he is sent to transport flaky English musician Aldous Snow (Russell Brand) to a concert at Los Angeles' Greek Theater.^ Tags get him to the greek , russell brand .
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^ Aaron is given his big break when he is sent to transport Aldous Snow (Russell Brand), a drugged-out, flaky, British musician from London to a concert at L.A.'s Greek Theater.
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^ A record company intern (Hill) is hired to accompany out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow (Brand) to a concert at L.A.'s Greek Theater.
  • Get Him to the Greek - Movie Reviews, Photos & Videos, Layouts & Wallpapers, Fan Club 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Cast

Production

Development

.A week after the release of Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Universal Studios announced a new film Get Him to the Greek, reteaming Jonah Hill and Russell Brand with writer/director Nicholas Stoller and producer Judd Apatow.^ Russell Brand was in true form on an elevator ride discussing his upcoming "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" sequel "Get Him to the Greek."
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^ Judd Apatow is producing.
  • Rose Byrne, Elisabeth Moss, and Sean Combs join 'Get Him to the Greek' | EW.com 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC hollywoodinsider.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Writer/director Nicholas Stoller ( Marshall ) will direct this followup, based on a screenplay he also penned.
  • Rose Byrne, Elisabeth Moss, and Sean Combs join 'Get Him to the Greek' | EW.com 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC hollywoodinsider.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[2] Variety initially announced the project would focus on "fresh-out-of-college insurance adjuster (Hill) who is hired to accompany an out-of-control rock star (Brand) from London to a gig at L.A.'s Greek Theater."[2] In July 2008, Brand mentioned that he would be reprising his Aldous Snow role from Forgetting Sarah Marshall, in a new film from Apatow in which the character was back on drugs.[3] .In an interview with CHUD.com, Apatow would later reveal that Get Him to the Greek was indeed a spin-off of Forgetting Sarah Marshall with Brand again playing a no-longer-sober Aldous Snow whilst in a different interview Nicholas Stoller said that Jonah Hill will play a different character named Aaron Green, a young music executive.^ Brand is a douchebag, but was hilarious in Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
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^ Nicholas Stoller is directing the Apatow Prods.

^ Most of you will remember that this film is actually a semi-sequel/spin-off of Nicholas Stoller ’s Forgetting Sarah Marshall .
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[4][5]

Filming

Filming in Cavendish Square, London.
.While Russell Brand was backstage at the Paramount studio lot preparing to present the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards, he approached Christina Aguilera, Pink, and Katy Perry about filming cameos for Get Him to the Greek.^ MTV Movies Blog › get him to the greek MTV Movies Blog .
  • get him to the greek » MTV Movies Blog 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC moviesblog.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Katy Perry is thrilled to have a "teammate" in her brand new fiance Russell Brand.
  • Get Him to the Greek News - Topix 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC www.topix.com [Source type: General]

^ Dee Snider, Pink, Katy Perry, Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera have all reportedly filmed cameo appearances.
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.Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs will play 'Sergio', a record label executive.^ Co-star Jonah Hill plays an intern hired by the record label to ensure that Snow makes the gig on time.
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^ Over time this produced the best rappers, and in time as Black record label owners and producers come into play, the white rapper/owner/producer will be obsolete.
  • Thoughts on 30 for 30: The Legend of Jimmy the Greek | The Big Lead 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC thebiglead.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I’ve embedded footage below of Brand giving a tour of the set, where we get to see the behind the scenes antics as Hill shoots a scene with and his angry record company boss Sergio (played by Sean “P-Diddy” Combs) in a club.
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[6][7]
.On April 17, 2009, Brand filmed scenes of him performing as rock star Aldous Snow at his sellout comedy show "Russell Brand: Scandalous", at the O2 arena in London, in front of an audience of 20,000 fans.^ Tags get him to the greek , russell brand .
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^ Are you a fan of Russell Brand ?
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^ Directed and written by Nick Stoller, the comedy stars Jonah Hill as a fresh out of college insurance adjuster who is hired by Snow to accompany him from London to a show at Los Angeles' Greek Theater.
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He performed the songs "Inside Of You" and "I Am Jesus".
.Rehearsals began on April 27, 2009 with filming beginning on May 12. The film was shot in New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and London, making it the first Apatow film to film outside America.^ May 12, 2009 at 09:12 PM .
  • Miami Heat | Sun-Sentinel Blogs: Free-agent center? It's all Greek to Heat 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC blogs.sun-sentinel.com [Source type: General]

^ August 27, 2009 at 12:12 am .
  • Costa’s Garden Odyssey and Greek Feast @Not Quite Nigella 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC www.notquitenigella.com [Source type: General]

^ May 13, 2009 at 12:58 AM .
  • Miami Heat | Sun-Sentinel Blogs: Free-agent center? It's all Greek to Heat 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC blogs.sun-sentinel.com [Source type: General]

[8]
.On July 25-26, 2009 they filmed at The Today Show in New York City with Meredith Viera interviewing Brand as Aldous Snow, filming also conducted at Letchworth State Park in Western New York.^ What was it like filming it in New York City the dead of winter?
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^ August 26, 2009 at 10:25 am .
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^ Brand plays washed up rock star Aldous Snow , while Jonah Hill and Rose Byrne also appear.
  • Jarvis Cocker writing songs for Russell Brand film | News | NME.COM 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC www.nme.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.On August 7, 2009 they were spotted filming in Trafalgar Square, London.^ Russell Brand at Trafalgar Square (9th August '09) filming 'Get Him To The Greek'.
  • YouTube - Russell Brand filming Get Him To The Greek 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC www.youtube.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.During the filming Brand was attacked by a passer-by who pushed him into the fountain[9].^ He was pushed into the fountain the second I stopped filming.
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^ His pursuit of Daphne, a beautiful nymph, led her to flee from him and call upon the gods, who changed her into a Laurel tree.

^ Athena attacked Ares (the god of war) during a battle in the Trojan War because she was angry with him for breaking his word.
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.The scene involved West Ham United football fans and the duo being chased by a hooligan on a bicycle.^ So now he is involved in two murder cases as well as running away with a minor and being chased by the Furies for what he witnessed.
  • DC Comics Message Boards: Greek Street ... 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC dcboards.warnerbros.com [Source type: General]

.On the same day, in the early evening at The Anchor Pub on Bankside, next to the River Thames in scene involving downing pints.^ Born.” (85) and Act III , scene iii, where Him tells the same Gentleman, "I was born day before yesterday" (113).
  • Him 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC www.gvsu.edu [Source type: General]

^ The next day a completely sober Chester told me that he got even with the perpetrator of the lie about me.

^ Keep with your devaluing pound and paying the bank extravagantly for exchange money when you you move to the country next door for even half a day.
  • Greek fighting: the eurozone's weakest link starts to crack – Telegraph Blogs 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC blogs.telegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

.From August 12-16 filming took place at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire.^ Then Ulysses took hold of the swineherd's hand, and said: "Eumaeus, this house of Ulysses is a very fine place.

.On August 18 filming took place in Cavendish Square, London.^ In 2000, actor Jason London took the title role in a more extravagantly visual film, which unfortunately fell a bit further from the legend.
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^ Russell Brand at Trafalgar Square (9th August '09) filming 'Get Him To The Greek'.
  • YouTube - Russell Brand filming Get Him To The Greek 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC www.youtube.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.On September 14-15 filming took place in New York's Meatpacking District.^ But New York's a great place to explore.
  • Rose Byrne on 'Adam,' 'Get Him to the Greek' and Awkward Nudity - Inside Movies 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC insidemovies.moviefone.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ There are sights in the film that once seen cannot be forgotten" (Stephen Holden, The New York Times).
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^ WENN bumped into the Brit lothario in New York’s Central Park as he filmed scenes for his new comedy Get Him To The Greek.
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.On January 15, 2010 a scene was shot in LA which shows Brand as his character Aldous Snow confronting a paparazzo, throwing him to the ground, urinating on him and throughout the process filming it all on the camera he had stolen from said paparazzo.^ January 4, 2010 at 3:15 PM .
  • Portland's iconic Greek Cusina Restaurant closes down | kgw.com | Portland News, Local News, Breaking News, Weather | Home 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC www.kgw.com [Source type: General]

^ Posted on January 4, 2010 at 8:15 AM .
  • Portland's iconic Greek Cusina Restaurant closes down | kgw.com | Portland News, Local News, Breaking News, Weather | Home 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC www.kgw.com [Source type: General]

^ Show him all the vicissitudes of fortune.
  • Boston Review | Martha Nussbaum: What Greek Tragedy... 2 February 2010 14:45 UTC bostonreview.net [Source type: Original source]

[10]

Music

Carl Barat, Dan Bern, Mike Viola, Jason Segel and Jarvis Cocker have written music for the film, which includes a duet between Snow and Jackie Q.[11][12][13]

Marketing

A trailer was released on February 11, 2010.

References

External links


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