Zach Galifianakis Takes On Matthew McConaughey, Will Ferrell, Chrissy Teigen In ‘Between Two Ferns: The Movie’ Trailer

“I’m a white man, and I’m straight, and I deserve it.”

Between Two Ferns The Movie Promo
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Zach Galifianakis is back to self-sabotage more interviews with famous celebrities in the hilarious new trailer for Between Two Ferns: The Movie. 

Fans of Funny or Die’s sardonic talk show on which the forthcoming Netflix release is based will immediately recognize the low-budget format depicted in the movie: Galifianakis sits across from Matthew McConaughey to ask his typically rude questions before a faulty sprinkler system “temporarily kills” the A-list actor. 

From there, things get a little meta as the premise unfolds. Deadline does a fine job of summing it up: 

Galifianakis dreamed of becoming a star. But when Will Ferrell discovered his public access TV show Between Two Ferns and uploaded it to Funny Or Die, Zach became a viral laughing stock.

Now Zach and his crew are taking a road trip to complete a series of high-profile celebrity interviews and restore his reputation.

“Ten [episodes] of your dumb internet talk show, and you give me a network talk show,” Galifianakis tells Ferrell. “I’m a white man, and I’m straight, and I deserve it.” 

A seriously star-studded list of other cameos includes Peter Dinklage
, Benedict Cumberbatch
, Paul Rudd
, Tiffany Haddish
, Brie Larson
, Keanu Reeves
, Jon Hamm
, David Letterman
, Jason Schwartzman
, Adam Scott
, John Cho
, Chance the Rapper
, Rashida Jones
, Hailee Steinfeld
, John Legend
, Chrissy Teigen
and Tessa Thompson. 

Some, like Hamm , Larson and Letterman, appear as Galifianakis’ guests, while others, like Teigen, are encountered along the hijink-filled road show.

Between Two Ferns: The Movie hits Netflix on September 20. 

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Brandon Friederich