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.