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‘Between Two Ferns: The Movie’ Director Scott Aukerman On Crafting ‘Sorta Uncut Interviews’ & Potential Future Incarnation Of Zach Galifianakis’ Improvised Talk Show

‘Between Two Ferns: The Movie’ Director Scott Aukerman On Crafting ‘Sorta Uncut Interviews’ & Potential Future Incarnation Of Zach Galifianakis’ Improvised Talk Show

Back in 2008, Scott Aukerman co-created Between Two Ferns, the rare short-form series that has maintained popularity over more than a decade.

Hosted by Zach Galifianakis, the Funny or Die comedy plays with the ideas of celebrity image and the celebrity talk show appearance, watching as the comedian makes jokes at his A-list guests’ expense, and gets his fair share of barbs back.

Earning two Emmys to date for the series, Aukerman elected last year to expand its world with the Netflix film, Between Two Ferns: The Movie. Following Galifianakis and his ragtag camera crew as they embark on a road trip to complete a series of interviews, the film features improvised interviews with Awkwafina, Brie Larson, Keanu Reeves, David Letterman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Rudd, Matthew McConaughey, and Hailee Steinfeld.

Ultimately, these segments would appear in the movie only in pieces, becoming their own short-form series, known as Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis: The Movie,

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