The “SNL” alum will star in BBC Three comedy “Cuckoo,” which also stars Greg Davies (The Inbetweeners). The series is created and written by Robin French and Kieron Quike (Trinity). Samberg plays the son-in-law (Cuckoo) from hell. Samberg’s character is described as ”self-appointed spiritual ninja” who drives Ken, his father-in-law up a wall.
“The best of British meets the toast of Hollywood, says Executive Producer, Ash Atalla. “We hope Cuckoo cements the special relationship between our two great countries. I imagine Obama and Cameron will be watching closely.”
The six-part comedy series is expected to begin filming this summer to air later this year.
That’s My Boy is an upcoming movie produced by Happy Madison, Adam Sandler’s production company and directed by Sean Anders. The movie stars Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Leighton Meester, Susan Sarandon, Milo Ventimiglia, Rex Ryan, Ciara and others.
The plot: The film follows Donny Berger (Adam Sandler), who fathered his son, Han Solo Berger (Andy Samberg) in his teens. Donny raised Han as a single parent until Han’s 18th birthday. Fast forward thirty years later, Han (now Todd Peterson) is a successful and wealthy business man while Donny owes the IRS $43,000. Han receives a surprise on the eve of his weeding when Donny shows up to reconnect and of course borrow $43,000 from him.
The film is rated R for strong language, sexual content, drug use, and nudity. The upcoming comedy is set to hit theaters this summer, June 15.