R | | Comedy
Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapaport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to assassinate him.
During the "Eat the Steak" scene, Dave Skylark (James Franco) is intentionally dressed like The Joker from Batman comics.
Our Beloved Leader is wise. He is gentle, kind and strong. We wish him joy. We wish him peace. We wish him love. And the one thing in our time, we wish more than this is for the United States to explode in a ball of fiery hell. May they be forced to...
While still in New York, Skylark's broadcast is interrupted by a news alert about North Korea. This could never happen in an actual situation, the producers of the newscast would have been required to give a minimum 3 minute warning before taking their air.
The movie opens with the Columbia Pictures logo used until 1976.
$1,085,515 (USA) (2 January 2015)
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