Ever since Judd Apatow had a fame explosion this summer with the release of Knocked Up (and the soon-to-be hit summer comedy Superbad), every project he has even remotely touched is splashed with his name. I predict Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, which Apatow co-wrote with Jake Kasdan, will be no different.
The comedy starring John C. Reilly and Jenna Fisher (with supporting characters played by Kristen Wiig, Tim Meadows and even an appearance by Jack White playing Elvis) spoofs musician biopics — specifically, of course, Walk the Line. However, with so much built up around Apatow's name, I wonder if everyone's hopes for this movie might be set a little too high. The trailer's not terrible, but it certainly doesn't come close to seeming as interesting or funny as Knocked Up or even 40-Year-Old Virgin were. The movie opens December 21, so to watch the trailer and tell me what you think of it, read more