Hollywood Said No!: Orphaned Film Scripts, Bastard Scenes, and Abandoned Darlings from the Creators of Mr. Show (Paperback)

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Bob Odenkirk and David Cross, creators of HBO's classic sketch comedy show Mr. Show, present to you this collection of never-before-seen scripts and ideas that Hollywood couldn't find the gumption to green-light. Simply put...

HOLLYWOOD SAID NO

Since Mr. Show closed up shop, Bob and David have kept busy with many projects--acting in fun, successful, movies and TV shows, directing things, and complaining about stuff that didn't turn out well to anyone who would listen, and even alone, in silence, inside their own heads.

HOLLYWOOD SAID NO reveals the full-length, never-before-seen scripts for Bob and David Make a Movie (fleshed out with brand-new storyboards by acclaimed artist Mike Mitchell) and Hooray For America a satirical power-house indictment of all that you hold dear. This tome also includes a bonus section of orphaned sketch ideas from the Mr. Show days and beyond, suitable for performance by church groups that aren't all koo-koo about religion. What you are looking at online, and are about to buy, is chock-full of comic twists, turns, and maybe a few hard truths. We said "maybe," but what we mean was "probably not."

Now, for the first time, take a peek at the scripts that didn't get the go-ahead and ponder a world we can only dream about...and beyond.

About the Author


Writer, actor, and stand-up comic Brian Posehn has appeared on Lady Dynamite, The Big Bang Theory, New Girl, The Sarah Silverman Program, and was a writer and performer on HBO's Mr. Show. He co-produced Netflix's With Bob and David and starred in the dark indie comedy Uncle Nick. He hosts and produces the Nerd Poker podcast and co-wrote a run of Marvel's Deadpool. His next project is a comedy metal album titled Offenders of the Fake, featuring members of Anthrax, Dethklok, Slayer, and Soundgarden.

Praise For…


PRAISE FOR HOLLYWOOD SAID NO! :

"...funny book...yes to cameo, unbilled...green-screen me in..."
--Ben Stiller

"Liked book...cut twenty minutes, punch up...more laughs = more asses in seats..."
--Judd Apatow

"...yes to book blurb...still unsatisfied, tho...oh well..."
--Louis CK

Product Details
ISBN: 9781455526307
ISBN-10: 1455526304
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication Date: September 10th, 2013
Pages: 288
Language: English