The Lonely Island’s Rejected Oscar Song Asks Why ‘Thor,’ ‘It,’ and More Don’t Get Nominated — Watch

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The Lonely Island’s Rejected Oscar Song Asks Why ‘Thor,’ ‘It,’ and More Don’t Get Nominated — Watch
For those who thought that last night’s Oscars telecast was lacking on the comedy side of things, here’s a glimpse of what could have been, courtesy of erstwhile comedy group The Lonely Island (Aka Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer).

Monday morning, the team behind such classic films as “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” — as well as one of the best Oscar musical moments in recent memory — shared on YouTube the rough storyboards for a proposed music video they say they were asked to write for this year’s Academy Awards ceremony.

“Unfortunately,” according to the video description, “It wasn’t chosen because it was ‘financially and logistically impossible,’ so for fun we thought we’d share the rough storyboards of what would have been a fully shot, star-studded music video of exorbitant cost. All vocals and visuals are temp, so please use your imagination and enjoy!
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