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Universal’s Please Don’t Destroy movie heads out of theaters to Peacock


Please Don’t Destroy’s upcoming movie the comedy trio that broke out online before being picked up by Saturday Night Live to produce the show’s digital shorts – will debut on Universal’s sister streamer Peacock.

The film will now hit the streamer on November 17.

The self-titled film was initially slated for a theatrical release in August. That date of August 18 is now taken over by R-rated dog comedy Roams, which was slated for a June 9 release. (Roams was previously set to open opposite Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. It now opens on August 18 is the DC superhero movie Blue Beetle.) It’s unclear why the Please Don’t Destroy project was moved to Peacock.

Ben Marshall, John Higgins and Martin Herlihy, who are part of Please Don’t Destroy, wrote and star in the film which, according to the synopsis, “centers on three childhood friends who live and work together and wonder where their lives are going.” – if it’s already somewhere. Completely ill-equipped and out of their element, they set out to find a lost treasure said to be buried in their local mountains.

Paul Briganti, who works as a director SNL, directed this film. Conan O’Brien, Bowen Yang and Hacks breakout Meg Stalter also appears in the film along with X Mayo, Nichole Sakura, Cedric Yarbrough and Sunita Mani.

Judd Apatow produced the film through his Apatow Productions along with Jimmy Miller for Mosaic. Josh Church, M. Riley, Sam Hansen, Michael Sledd executive produced with Marshall, Higgins and Herlihy.

The film marks the feature film debut for Marshall, Higgins and Herlihy, who have worked with talents such as Taylor Swift, Lizzo, Rami Malek and Ana de Armas while working at SNL.

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