Forgetting Sarah Marshall is just another in the long line of comedies being done by Judd Apatow and his production company, Apatow Productions (for being such a great comedy writer, you’d think a more original name could have been come up with).
Let’s run down the list of Apatow television/movies in the past 8 years: Freaks and Geeks, Undeclared, Anchorman, 40 Year Old Virgin, Talladega Nights, Knocked Up, Superbad and Walk Hard. You also have Drillbit Taylor coming in 2008 and now this new one, Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
That is a seriously awesome list of films.
Besides Apatow, Forgetting Sarah Marshall has two things going for it (for me at least): Kristen Bell and Jason Segal. First off, Kristen Bell is awesome, and while she didn’t shine in Heroes (I blame the writing), her three years on Veronica Mars were superb.
And Jason Segal is from Freaks and Geeks and was also in Undeclared and Knocked Up. You also get another dose of Jonah Hill from Superbad.
That’s a great question, but I’m not ready to answer “yes” yet. I still love all these guys. And now he adds Kristen Bell into the mix.
Forgetting Sarah Marshall is the tale of a guy who gets dumped by his girlfriend and travels to Hawaii to get over it. Little does he know, she’s there too and with her new boyfriend.
Sounds like a fun little plot and the previews below look pretty much like an Apatow film. It’s supposed to be released on May 30th, 2008.
Enjoy the YouTube version above or visit Yahoo Movies for the high definition versions.