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Confirmed: Magnolia Picks Up ‘Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie’

Confirmed: Magnolia Picks Up ‘Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie’
Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim -- the loons behind The Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! -- only just announced [1] that they had written and were beginning to direct their first feature film, Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie. The picture reportedly features the talents of Zach Galifianakis, Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Robert Loggia, Jeff Goldblum, Will Forte and William Atherton. Now the film already has a distributor, as Magnolia has officially (confirming the report linked above) come aboard to put this most expensive movie project in front of the eyeballs of willing suckers everywhere. In a press release (via IndieWire [2]) all involved parties really have a go at defending the billion-dollar price tag of the movie, which is really, honestly and truly what the film is going to cost. Totally. Will Ferrell said, You can’t put a price on creative excellence and we didn’t… maybe we should have,
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Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie Lands at Magnolia Pictures

Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie Lands at Magnolia Pictures
2929 Productions announced today it is financing Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie, the feature film debut of Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, with Gary Sanchez Productions and its Funny or Die Films banner co-producing. Heidecker and Wareheim will write, direct and star in what is undoubtedly the most expensive production in cinematic history. In addition, 2929's sister company Magnolia Pictures has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to the film, which is shooting throughout the month of March in Los Angeles and Palm Springs, California.

Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie is a star-studded comedy created by the prolific team of Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, best known for their five seasons of Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, which have aired on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim. Numerous celebrity cameos will be featured, as well as the beloved cast of regular characters that appear on Tim and Eric Awesome Show,
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