Andy Samberg Joining BBC Show

Recently departed 'SNL' alum to play hippie slacker in 'Cuckoo'

Andy Samberg arrives at the MTV Movie Awards in Universal City, California.
Christopher Polk/Getty Images
June 4, 2012 2:15 PM ET

Though it's only been days since his official departure from Saturday Night Live, Andy Samberg is set to star in an upcoming BBC show, according to the New York Post. Reports first surfaced in March that Samberg was in line for Cuckoo, which will air on BBC3, but the actor confirmed the series during a Los Angeles press day in support of his upcoming film That's My Boy. Samberg will play a hippie slacker who faces a fearsome father-in-law after marrying a British girl. There's no word yet on when the show will premiere.

Samberg closed out his final season on SNL on May 19th. That's My Boy, also starring Adam Sandler, opens June 15th.

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

Movies Main Next

blog comments powered by Disqus
Around the Web
Powered By ZergNet
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.


We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.