Purveyors of weirdness Tim and Eric are preparing themselves to leap from the small screen to the big screen having nearly completed filming on their first movie project, Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie. For those unfamiliar with their cult hit, Tim and Eric’s Awesome Show, Great Job!, it’s a kaleidoscope of surreal, ridiculous and sometimes downright nightmarish sketches written and performed, predominantly, by US alternative comedy stalwarts Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim. I’m always a little sceptical and protective about TV comedies ‘doing Hollywood’ (for every South Park: Bigger Longer and Uncut there’s a The League of Gentlemen’s Apocalypse) but it was recently announced that friends and previous collaborators Zach Galifianakis, Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are all expected to appear, which can’t be a bad thing. What else happens though will be anyone’s guess.
Here’s one of their creations, ‘Spagett’: