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Must Watch: Rainn Wilson's The Rocker Trailer

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May 6, 2008
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The Rocker

The first trailer for Rainn Wilson's The Rocker has debuted. "Office" fans are definitely going to enjoy this. The movie is about a drummer from a failed 80's band that joins a high school band to live his dreams of becoming a rock superstar. It stars Rainn Wilson as Robert Fishman, the drummer who joins the band. Superbad's gorgeous Emma Stone also stars and even Will Arnett has a cameo, too. I'm not sure this is going to be one of the best comedies of the summer, but I definitely think it'll be one of those better-than-the-others comedies. It also reminds me a lot of Hot Rod but with Rainn Wilson as a rockstar instead of Andy Samberg. Take a look at the badass new trailer below and let us know what you think!

Watch the first trailer for The Rocker:

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You can also watch The Rocker trailer in High Definition at Yahoo

The Rocker is directed by Peter Cattaneo of The Full Monty, Lucky Break, and Opal Dream. The script was penned by Maya Forbes ("The Larry Sanders Show" and Seeing Other People) and Wallace Wolodarsky ("The Simpsons" and Seeing Other People). The Rocker is currently set to hit theaters on August 20th this summer.

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Reader Feedback - 48 Comments

1

Yes!! Looks like one more to add to the list this summer!

JLA Reject on May 6, 2008

2

haha.. ok.. nice.. I am not sure I would jump out the THE MUMMY to go see it... hmmm.. well.. ok.. so I might... hahaha ALEX, DID YOU JUST SNEEZE ON MY FACE?????????

Dusty on May 6, 2008

3

its DWIGHT! on a side note, this looks pretty amazing.

hanalex on May 6, 2008

4

I love Dwight but... i think this looks horrible. I still hope it does well though... I love Rainn Wilson. It definitely has that Hot Rod feel (which had a few laughs for me :)). I'll stay open minded but...eh...

silver on May 6, 2008

5

hot rod was genius, this looks kinda weak though

FACE on May 6, 2008

6

Correction, that isn't Will Arnett that's Jason Sudekis.

Les on May 6, 2008

7

mmm,looks goood

twispious on May 7, 2008

8

Looks funny... in a dumb way. I would probably see it. What's up with the fat kid with the curly hair? What - was Jonah Hill busy? Was this kid directed to act just like him?

Tom Brazelton on May 7, 2008

9

The only part I found remotely funny is the end when that chick got sneezed on... I won't be seeing this 'til I get my BB employee rental, no way money is going to get wasted on this.

Showtyme on May 7, 2008

10

THIS LOOKS AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am gunne be like there the second it comes out! idk what you guys are talking bout. this movie is gunna rock. 😛 TEDDY'S IN IT!! WAHHOOOOOOO

Amanda on May 7, 2008

11

This movie is for all of the new "Rock Band" rockers out there that have been patiently tearing it up at home, wondering what it would be like to take their SkiLLz0rz out on the road! This is well timed and definitely fills a quiet demand out there...

Andrew on May 7, 2008

12

I always knew Rainn Wilson partied like a Rock Star. Now we've got a movie to prove it. This looks like the Wayne's World / Wedding Singer for a new generation. I may not see it in theatres, but TONS of teenagers & little kids will. And they'regoing to be quoting it ad nauseum to kingdom come. (Brats)

Djo. on May 7, 2008

13

Looks funny.......................stream it Looks like HIGH SCHOOL ROCKS 2

SHANE D on May 7, 2008

14

Teeehehee this movie looks soo good! Im soo excited! I love tedddyy =]=] ??

Nadine From Canada on May 7, 2008

15

Looks like it will be a REAL FUNNY movie..... def. watch

Brian on May 7, 2008

16

Gonna see it just cuz my man Teddys in it 🙂

erica on May 7, 2008

17

IM SO STOKED TO SEE IT!!!!! TEDDY GEIGER <3<3 I MET HIM 😀 😀 😀 and our wedding was nice ;D

kuku on May 7, 2008

18

This looks very entertaining.. I'm sure a lot of teenagers are gonna watch this :] I for one is psyched to see it ;D

goober on May 7, 2008

19

I think this one will be worth two hours of my life.

Colin Dean on May 7, 2008

20

i am just wondering why teddy geiger is not mentioned in the summary?

bethie on May 7, 2008

21

even if this movie didn't look good, i'd be seeing it just because teddy geiger's in it looove him :] :] :]

alyssa on May 7, 2008

22

to number 6 les yes will arnett is in it you can see him he is one of the rockers in dwights original band but jason Sudekis is in it he is the one who goes bloop

CHEEKYmonkey on May 7, 2008

23

Look @ all these comments. Love it or hate it, it's already causing a buzz & you just know it's going to be funny as hell. Oh yeah, & it's gonna ROOOCK!!

Sinner on May 7, 2008

24

Holy Sh** I'm so watching this movie when is out in Theater or DVD. I can't wait for teddy to come at my home town in Twins Cities ^_^

Lea on May 7, 2008

25

I must disagree with the majority. This looks terrible.

Heckle on May 7, 2008

26

i think the only reason i think it looks superrr awesome is bc teddy geiger's in it. and a lot of teenage girls probably will feel the same. he might get really well-known from this, and im happy for him but i dont want him to become the next like freaking jonas brothers or something eww. anyways, teddy geiger is quite the hottie.

what what in the butt on May 7, 2008

27

This is looks so fepic! I can't wait to see it! Teddy Geiger<33

Kristen on May 7, 2008

28

omg! i can't wait to see this. i was on set for it .. TEDDY GEIGER <3333

Terra on May 7, 2008

29

teddy is in it... im DEFFINATELY going to see it... most deffinately i dont care if it reaks! its gunna be my NEW favorite movie!!!!!!!!!

ash-a-tack on May 7, 2008

30

haha! this looks hilarious! I'm gonna love it! I've been waiting for this for forever!...I love Teddy 🙂 anyone know what it's rated?

Katie on May 7, 2008

31

i saw an early screening of this movie... stupidest movie coming out this summer...besides that one playboy bunny movie. dumb. period. it's surprising emma stone would go from superbad to lame excuses like this (and that playboy movie)...if she plans on making a permanent stay in hollywood, she better start scoring better roles because these are just plain stupid and i can't take her seriously anymore and i actually like her. she's probably in this just so she can be with her boyfriend.

me on May 7, 2008

32

omg so fucking excited to see it! TEDDY FUCKING GEIGER BAAAAABY! <333333333

jEssica baaby [; on May 7, 2008

33

I am going to see it for Teddy Geiger!!! <3 I think it looks good though.

Katie B on May 7, 2008

34

i will drive for 4hours from campus just to watch TEDDY GEIGER!! and i agree with you,me

sha kee luh on May 8, 2008

35

teddy is in it rain is in it two of my favorite people are in it so im seeing it the day it come s out and i think it really looks funny

saaaaaargysah on May 8, 2008

36

yah, so whos pretty much only seeing this coz teddy's in it? come on, raise your hands.. i know i am...

Jen on May 8, 2008

37

Apparently, I'm an old f**k, cuz I have no freakin idea who Teddy Geiger is. To quote the legendary Abe Simpson, "I used to be with it, now it has changed. And now it scares me sensless" Or words to that effect. I'm old remember? I don't need to memorize everything. Get stuffed you youngsters! Yeah, so I'm really only 37, but still have no f'n clue who Teddy Geiger is. But still, Rainn Wilson makes me laugh, so I'll give him a day in court.

Derek on May 8, 2008

38

i know im seeing it cuz of teddy geiger :] but i cant see it the day it comes out cuz i'll be on a cruise until august 3 :[

jEssica baaby [; on May 8, 2008

39

The *BEEP* *BEEP* ...*BEEP* bit about the 'money truck backing up to your front door' has just embedded itself into my personal lexicon for all time! Teddy Gieger who?? Don't know him from Adam, but Emma Stone looks hotter than ever. Please tell me she's legal.

kevjohn on May 8, 2008

40

Looks like it's gonna be funny. Gotta see this one...I was in the crowd during the concert scenes.... 🙂

Kate on May 8, 2008

41

Oh ya, and why wasn't Teddy Geiger mentioned?????

Kate on May 8, 2008

42

omg. this looks amazinggg TEDDY! yay

mollyandemma on May 10, 2008

43

OMG i cant wait to see this I've met teddy twice(: even if teddy wasnt in it id still see it cause it looks good 😀 and shutup to all the people who don't wanna see it or think it was bad or w/e SO EXCITED august 1st was the first time i met teddy woo! ohh and ppl who don't know who he is, he's a singer/actor he was on a tv show love monkey andd his two famous singles are "for you I will(confidence)" and "these walls"

Layla on May 10, 2008

44

this one looks freaking hilarious!!

hang on May 12, 2008

45

TEDDDYYYYYY!!!!! <3 bahaha the bands called A.D.D. aww i remember when they were filming this! my friends went to toronto and got to meet everyone and hang out with ted and emma. i'm seeing it opening day for suree.

Ally on May 24, 2008

46

hilarity

that guy on Jun 24, 2008

47

I will see anything 1. About Rock or 2. With Rainn Wilson in it!! http://www.worleygig.com

Gail on Jul 6, 2008

48

DWIGHT SCHRUTE!!!!:)!!!:) ME AND DWIGHT SHOULD GO AND EAT SOME TURTLE SANDWICHES WITH LIKE EXTRA CHEESE MAN....WE SHOULD PLAY POOL TOGETHER GO SKINNY DIPPING....GO ICE SKATING IN THE SPRING TIME...PUT KNIVES IN TOASTERS....MOW PEOPLES LAWNS....WE SHOULD EVEN SHARE GOSSIP!!! FALSE I DO NOT MISS DWIGHT

human skills on Mar 7, 2009

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