It’s been a couple of years since we last heard from legendary hip-hop trio, Beastie Boys, and to promote the release of their new album, ‘Hot Sauce Committee Part Two‘, the lads have teamed up with a bunch of Hollywood’s finest in a trailer for a 20-minute film from the group, reflecting on their past. ‘Hot Sauce Committee’ was announced back in 2009, but due to MCA’s brush with cancer, the group was forced to take a break from touring and recording while he got back on his feet. And back he is, if this trailer is anything to go by.
From the looks of this snippet, the full-length video follows the older versions of the trio (portrayed by funnymen Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly and Jack Black) as they run into the 1986 versions of themselves (played by Elijah Wood, Seth Rogen and Danny McBride) in New York City. Featuring cameos from anyone who’s anyone on the cool scene—including Susan Sarandon, Will Arnett (with an Arrested Development reference to slay even the hardest of hearts), Stanley Tucci, Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson, Steve Buscemi, Martin Starr and David Cross (just to name a few)—the full-length video looks set to be one of the most truly epic extended music videos ever. Written by MCA himself (AKA Adam Yauch, of Oscilloscope Laboratories), we’re expecting an hilarious mish-mash of pop culture references, irreverence and above all, a rollicking good time. The film screened at Sundance earlier in the year, but is yet to hit the web. Word from the band is that we’ll get to see it “soon”.
While we have to wait until May 3rd to hear the new album, the boys have hinted that ‘Hot Sauce Committee Part One’will eventually see the light of day, much to the delight of Beastie Boys fans.