Shooting Starts on 'The Other Guys'

Adam McKay's new comedy is under way in New York City.

Principal photography begins today on Columbia Pictures' action-comedy The Other Guys, starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg. The film is directed by Adam McKay and written by Adam McKay & Chris Henchy. The film is a co-production between Gary Sanchez Productions and Mosaic. Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Jimmy Miller, and Patrick Crowley produce. David Householter, Chris Henchy and Kevin Messick are the Executive Producers. Jessica Elbaum and Josh Church serve as Co-Producers.

Set in New York City, The Other Guys follows Detective Allen Gamble (Ferrell), a forensic accountant who's more interested in paperwork than hitting the streets, and Detective Terry Hoitz (Wahlberg), who has been stuck with Allen as his partner ever since an embarrassing public incident with his quick trigger finger. Allen and Terry idolize the city's top cops, Danson and Manzetti (Dwayne Johnson and Samuel L. Jackson), but when an opportunity arises for the Other Guys to step up, things don't quite go as planned.

McKay said, "Though Will and I no longer speak, I still love making movies with him. Will it be tense on set? Absolutely. But fortunately Mark Wahlberg and I have formed a friendship based on our mutual problems with Will. So that's good."

The cast includes Eva Mendes as Sheila, Allen's incredibly plain wife; Michael Keaton as Captain Mauch; and Steve Coogan as billionaire investment banker David Ershon. Ray Stevenson, Rob Riggle, Damon Wayans, Jr. and Lindsay Sloane round out the supporting cast.

Sir Oliver Wood serves as the film's Director of Photography, with Clayton Hartley acting as the Production Designer. The film is edited by Brent White. Costume Designer is Carol Ramsey.

The Other Guys was released August 6th, 2010 and stars Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Steve Coogan, Michael Keaton, Eva Mendes, Dwayne Johnson, Samuel L. Jackson, Rob Riggle. The film is directed by Adam McKay.



Sources: Columbia Pictures

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  1. thrashnasty190

    Im eager to find out what happend 2, other than that this sounds funny..

    5 years agoby @thrashnasty190Flag

  2. Cripple

    Wait, what happened between Adam McKay and Will Ferrell?

    5 years agoby @crippleFlag

  3. Mmm_mmm

    btw Bessneil22?

    Wanna find a wizarding partner?
    Here is a very nice place-------F*ckthebriansoutofawizard.com-----
    It's where Wizards look for someone to enjoy their magical lifestyle with. Come in and stay a while. Post a message via spell casting, a pic of your wand and/or wizard's cap and check out the black magic galleries. You will find someone you like there (or get cursed)...

    5 years agoby @mmm-mmmFlag

  4. Mmm_mmm

    ONE IS A HILARIOUS PAPER PUSHER!!
    THE OTHER IS A TRIGGER HAPPY WANNABE ACTION HERO!!!

    THIS SUMMER SEE WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THESE TWO POLAR OPPOSITES HAVE TO WORK TOGETHER IN "THE OTHER GUYS!!"

    Your welcome Hollywood. MONEY NOW PLEASE!!!

    5 years agoby @mmm-mmmFlag

  5. Raoul Duke

    This will probably turn out hilarious. That's an awesome cast.

    5 years agoby @raoulduke33Flag