Bret McKenzie wants a 'Flight of the Conchords' movie
November 28th, 2011
03:32 PM ET

Bret McKenzie wants a 'Flight of the Conchords' movie

According to the Hollywood Reporter, one-half of the comedy duo behind “Flight of the Conchords” has said the team is angling to turn the series into a film.

"We're going to try and do a movie," said Bret McKenzie at “The Muppets” premiere last week (the actor/musician worked on the soundtrack). "We just need a story."

McKenzie and Jermaine Clement’s HBO series ended in 2009, but the pair maintain a dedicated fan base.

And according to the actor, cranking out a “Conchords” movie would take no time at all.

“I’m gonna go back to New Zealand tomorrow, maybe film it next week. And then edit it the week after,” McKenzie joked. “I don’t know how familiar you are with movies, but there’s a lot of behind-the-scenes stuff that could take one or two weeks. Probably in about a month we’ll have a premiere.”

But he is a bit busy at the moment, since he has a small role - as elf Lindir - in fellow Kiwi Peter Jackon’s “The Hobbit.”

“It’s amazing. Peter Jackson is just, he’s rolling, he’s got his flow on,” McKenzie told THR of the New Zealand set. “It looks incredible. I’ve never seen anything so massive.”


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  2. Jim Dandey

    Hey Lindsey, It's "Jemaine", not "Jermaine".

    November 29, 2011 at 5:06 pm | Report abuse |
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  4. sweetums

    SNL now copies their music parodys...the boys did it first & best!

    November 29, 2011 at 3:56 pm | Report abuse |
  5. cmc

    Sugarlumps on the big screen! Yes!

    November 29, 2011 at 3:12 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Stevie P

    Hopefully Albi and the Albanian boy will be in it. :-)

    November 29, 2011 at 9:17 am | Report abuse |
  7. Jen

    This is the best thing I've ever heard...I can't wait to see it, that is, if Jemaine is on board. But how could he not? FOTC is absolutely hilarious!!

    November 29, 2011 at 8:06 am | Report abuse |
  8. Walt

    That's what she said

    November 29, 2011 at 6:47 am | Report abuse |
  9. Lisa

    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE MAKE A MOVIE!!!!! I loved the series so much and I am still laughing over and singing the songs........I can't tell you how sad I was to see the series go away....it made me laugh to tears every time I watched it - still does !

    November 29, 2011 at 2:23 am | Report abuse |
  10. @rly

    have you?

    November 28, 2011 at 8:49 pm | Report abuse |
  11. seth

    Yes, yes, a million times yes!

    November 28, 2011 at 8:34 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Alecia

    It's massive as my a s s baby!

    November 28, 2011 at 5:42 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Starrfire

    No ! I'm lucky if i seen one!

    November 28, 2011 at 5:39 pm | Report abuse |
  14. ELVIS

    I hope this will be in 3D my darlin.

    November 28, 2011 at 4:31 pm | Report abuse |
  15. rly

    Never seen any thing so massive Have u seen Alecia ? Lmao

    November 28, 2011 at 3:48 pm | Report abuse |

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