With a diverse range of comedic talents, Andy Samberg has emerged as a captivating and hilarious leading man on screens both big and small. As an Emmy® award winning writer, Samberg is achieving as much success behind the scenes as he is on screen.
Samberg will next be seen in Sean Anders' That's My Boy, co-starring Adam Sandler. The film will be released by Columbia Pictures and Happy Madison Productions on June 15th. Samberg will also lend his vocal talents to the animated film Hotel Transylvania, co-starring Adam Sandler and Kevin James this fall.
Samberg will soon start production this summer on the BBC Three sitcom Cuckoo, where he will play an idle young man who marries a British girl and comes into conflict with his new wife's overprotective father played by British stand-up comic Greg Davies.
Samberg, along with his Lonely Island partners Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, released their sophomore album Turtleneck and Chain on May 10. Turtleneck and Chain was nominated for a 2012 Grammy for "Best Comedy Album". This time around, the trio upped the ante, teaming up with even more of the music industry's biggest heavy hitters and A-list celebrities, including Akon, Justin Timberlake, Nicki Minaj and Rihanna. The album's gold-selling first single, "I Just Had Sex (feat. Akon)", has already become a smash hit, with digital sales in excess of 500,000 since its December 18th release and YouTube views for the music video reaching over 161 million. The album's second single, "The Creep (feat. Nicki Minaj and John Waters)" has already garnered
YouTube views in excess of 56 million and counting.
Turtleneck and Chain is the highly anticipated follow up to The Lonely Island's first album Incredibad, which included the Emmy® winning sensation "D*** In A Box," featuring superstar Justin Timberlake. Incredibad also featured the follow-up gold record "J**z In My Pants," which has over 100 million views on YouTube and the Grammy® nominated, third single "I'm On A Boat", which went platinum and catapulted the album to the #1 selling comedy album in 2009 and 2010.
Samberg hosted the 2009 MTV Movie Awards, which was the highest rated Movie Awards since 2004. Samberg was also nominated for a 2009 Emmy® award for Outstanding Music and Lyrics for his song "Motherlover," performed alongside Justin Timberlake.
Other film credits include: Will Gluck's Friends With Benefits opposite Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis; Mark Mylod's What's Your Number? opposite Anna Faris; John Hamberg's I Love You, Man opposite Paul Rudd and Jason Segel; Chris Miller's animated feature Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs with Bill Hader, Anna Farris and James Caan; Voicing the lead character, Ham III, in Fox Studios animated film Space Chimps; and Akiva Schaffer's Hot Rod, starring Jorma Taccone, Ian McShane, Sissy Spacek, Isla Fisher, and Bill Hader.
Samberg recently completed his 7th and final season as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. He will soon start production this summer on the BBC Three sitcom Cuckoo, where he will play an idle young American who marries a British girl and comes into conflict with his new wife's overprotective father played by British stand-up comic Greg Davies.