Director Jay Roach wants every generation of Saturday Night Live represented in the upcoming political comedy Dog Fight. Will Ferrell has the 90s covered as the co-star, playing opposite Zach Galifianakis as rival politicians running for a congressional seat in a small North Carolina district. Jason Sudeikis is on board from the current cast. Moviehole reports that first generation SNL player Dan Aykroyd has signed on for a role in Dog Fight. Next stop: Joe Piscopo!
John Lithgow, Dylan McDermott, Brian Cox, Josh Lawson, Gary Grubbs, and P.J Byrne also star. Dog Fight is currently shooting in New Orleans for an August 10, 2012 release. Aykroyd and Ferrell recently teamed up for a presidential Funny or Die short. To get a sense of their chemistry, check it out after the jump.
Ignore the fact that it isn’t particularly funny because, look, impressions! For a good cause!