In the growing tradition of TV comedies that died an early death, Bret McKenzie says he’s hoping to revive the beautiful corpse of Flight Of The Conchords with a movie. Aww yeah girl, it’s “vague intimations of the intention to further a cultishly adored project with a big-screen iteration that as of yet has no concrete specifics” time, you know how I know? Because McKenzie put on his “hypothetical business” socks and told The Hollywood Reporter that he and his partner in comedy-funk Jemaine Clement are “going to try and do a movie,” saying after a screening of The Muppets (where he served as music supervisor) that he could reunite with Muppets/Conchords director James Bobin and co-star Kristen Schaal soon for a film update of the short-lived HBO series. In fact, they’d do it right this minute, save for one caveat: “We just need a story.” So that’s not such a big deal. We could all probably hammer that out for them right now in the comments section. It’s not like you’re going to get any work done today anyway.
Send your Newswire tips to email@example.com