How The Hilarious Cast Of "Wanderlust" Created Comedy Gold

In theaters today is “Wanderlust,” the brainchild of Ken Marino and David Wain that stars Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd. Why is this movie so incredibly funny? Because it features an amazingly talented cast — filled with people who have worked together before in cult favorites like “Wet Hot American Summer,” “Party Down,” “Reno 911!” and “The State” — improvising their way through life at a commune. It’s a winning recipe, you see. [Jack’s Note: THIS IS NOT AN AD WHITNEY IS JUST REALLY INTO THIS MOVIE.]

Let us break it down for you:

Now imagine all of these people going off-book and improvising nearly every scene. They improvised so much, in fact, that when the movie is released on DVD there will be another version of the movie called the “Bizarro edition” that will be created out of footage that never made it into the final cut.

With a cast filled with such hilarious folk doing their improvisational thing, there’s no way you’ll leave this theater without having laughed your ass off. I know I did. Take this, for example:

In other words, see the movie this weekend — for the sake of comedy!

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