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Seth Rogen and The Lonely Island working on Fyre Festival-inspired comedy film

By | Published on Tuesday 12 February 2019

Fyre Festival

Seth Rogen and The Lonely Island are working on a Fyre Festival parody film. Because the Fyre Festival itself wasn’t already parody enough, it seems.

“I don’t want to divulge all the details but we’re figuring it out right now”, The Lonely Island’s Jorma Taccone says. “You’ve seen the docs, right? It’s crazy. This is something that Akiva [Schaffer, TLI] and Seth cooked up, and we’re figuring it all out right now”.

While it seems that the recent Netflix and Hulu documentaries on Fyre Festival have influenced the development of the story, the idea actually pre-dates the disastrous event.

As it all unravelled in April 2017, Rogen tweeted: “This seems like a good time to mention the movie we are making with The Lonely Island about a music festival that goes HORRIBLY WRONG”.

“For real, thinking about suing Fyre Festival for stealing our idea”, The Lonely Island replied at the time. Although now perhaps the tables have turned.



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