Will Ferrell is slowly but surely conquering the world of Hollywood Sports Movie Comedies, counting among his successes the skating movie “Blades of Glory”, soccer in “Kicking & Screaming”, and the car racing movie “Talledega Nights”. His latest is the basketball movie “Semi-Pro”, and the viral marketing for this thing has picked up speed with the film’s impending release date. Check out one of those viral videos below. It’s very … sexily.
Jackie Moon is one-hit wonder who used the profits from the success of his chart-topping song “Love Me Sexy” to achieve his dream of owning a basketball team. But Moon’s franchise, the Flint Michigan Tropics, is the worst team in the league and in danger of folding when the ABA announces its plans to merge with the NBA. If they want to survive, Jackie and the Tropics must now do the seemingly impossible — win.
Starring Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson, Andre ‘Andre 3000’ Benjamin, Jay Phillips, Will Arnett, and directed by Kent Alterman.
Get semi-sexy February 29, 2008.