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The Story of the Beastie Boys Feature Movie That Never Happened

A movie starring the Beasties?  That was the plan. From Consequence of Sound:

“The four of us wrote a script together,” [director Spike] Jonze explained. “It was called We Can Do This because it had … it was so surreal and out there and [Adam “MCA” Yauch’s filmmaker alter ego] Nathanial Hornblower was a character as the director. One of the characters from ‘Sabotage’, Sir Stuart Wallace, was a character. Both played by Yauch and it just would’ve been ridiculous and fun … There were no 1970s cops in it, but it was definitely in the same spirit.”

Damn.  This would have been interesting.  Keep reading.

Alan Cross

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