"Get Him to the Greek" (2010) from Universal Pictures is about an ambitious executive at a record company, Aaron Green (Jonah Hill) who gets what looks like an easy assignment: He must escort British rock legend Aldous Snow (Russell Brand) to L.A.'s Greek Theatre for the first stop on a lucrative comeback-concert tour. Snow, however, has different plans. Learning his true love is in California, the rocker vows to win her back before starting the tour, forcing Aaron to pull out all the stops to get Snow on stage in time.

"Get Him to the Greek" reunites Jonah Hill and Russell Brand with Forgetting Sarah Marshall director Nicholas Stoller in the story of a young record company executive with three days to drag an uncooperative rock legend to Hollywood for a comeback concert. The comedy is the latest film from hit producer Judd Apatow ("The 40-Year-Old Virgin," "Knocked Up," "Funny People").

Aaron Green (Jonah Hill) gets things done. The ambitious 24-year-old has been given a career-making assignment. His mission: Fly to London and escort a rock god to the world famous Greek Theatre in Los Angeles for a huge comeback concert. His record mogul boss, Sergio Roma (Sean Combs of "Monster's Ball," "A Raisin in the Sun"), gives him one warning: "The artist is the worst person on Earth. Turn your back on him at your own peril."

British rocker Aldous Snow (Russell Brand) is a brilliant musician and certifiable rock-'n'-roll legend, but due to a bad break-up and nose-diving career, has fallen off the wagon and is now a walking disaster. Weary of yes men and scared he's entered the "greatest hits" twilight of his career, Snow's in the midst of a nihilistic downward spiral. When he learns his true love, model/pop star Jackie Q (Rose Byrne, "Damages," "Knowing"), is in Los Angeles, Aldous makes it his quest to win her back ... right before kick-starting his return to world domination.

As the countdown to the concert begins, one innocent young man must navigate a minefield of London drug smuggles, Manhattan mayhem and Vegas debauchery to deliver his charge safe and, sort of, sound ... all while trying to remain faithful to his girl-friend, Daphne (Elisabeth Moss, "Mad Men," "Did You Hear About the Morgans?"). He may have to coax, lie to, enable and party with Aldous, and Aaron may get inebriated, titillated, violated, humiliated, incapacitated, irritated, evacuated, medicated and rejuvenated on the way ... but Aaron will get him to the Greek.

Nicholas Stoller wrote the comedy "Get Him to the Greek" that he produces along with Judd Apatow, David Bushell ("Sling Blade," "Deception") and Rodney Rothman ("The Something," "Forgetting Sarah Marshall").


Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 109 mins.
Release Date: June 4, 2010
Tagline: Arriving this summer (hopefully).
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Production Companies:
Relativity Media
Spyglass Entertainment
Apatow Productions

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