The French: Truly Our Intellectual SuperiorsHot Rod, the recent stinker from Andy Samberg, is a flop, domestically having grossed just $13.5 million since its August 3 release. But overseas it did even worse, pulling in just $636 in France.
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Don’t Get Andy Samberg Wrong; He Does Love the CrashesFor studios, the ideal trailer is one that reminds you of other movies you’ve seen and already laughed at. This was driven home to Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone, when they saw the initial trailer that Paramount cut together for Hot Rod, their upcoming comedy about a hapless wannabe stunt man.