Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation

Flight of the Conchords Are Writing a Movie


You know what time it is: it's business time.

After years of speculation, rumour and misquote, we've had the strongest words yet that New Zealand's fourth most popular guitar-based digi-bongo acapella-rap-funk-comedy folk duo are reuniting.

Jermaine Clement recently told Indiewire, when asked whether a movie would ever happen, "We have actually started writing one. But who knows if it will ever be made, we've written some notes for some different film ideas. We're not down to the stage where we're going, 'The film is going to be like this,' it could be this, this, this, this, this."

And we like to imagine him saying "this, this, this, this, this" in a glorious New Zealand accent where it sounds like "thus, thus, thus, thus, thus".

Meanwhile, he also told Consequence of Sound that a reunion tour is very much on the cards.

"We were planning on doing it this summer, but then I ended up doing The BFG [Spielberg's big screen adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic] instead. So it's my fault we didn't do it this time. But we are hoping to announce a tour. We'll announce it before the end of the year, hopefully, and then some time next year get on the road… after we get some new guitar strings and that sort of thing."

Jermaine had previously spoken to Billboard in January and said that a reunion tour of the States was in the pipeline, so hopefully, if it does happen, there'll be a UK leg too.

The second, and final, series of Flight of the Conchords went out in 2009 which, frankly, is far too long ago. While we wait for new material, let's indulge ourselves with some classics.

(Image: AllStar)



Gordon the Gopher is back


This year's Lebowski Fest is coming to London's Brooklyn Bowl


New Zealand might be getting a new flag - and here are the awesome des



This beloved Game of Thrones character makes a return in season 7

He's not been seen for ages, but he's making a welcome return

by David Cornish
24 Oct 2016

Everything you can expect from Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror

What you need to know for Season 3

21 Oct 2016

Tom Cruise acted out his entire career with James Corden

A few good men who have all the right moves

by Tom Fordy
20 Oct 2016

This is the episode The Simpsons became shit

A scientific investigation into the slow, gradual death of a TV institution

by David Cornish
18 Oct 2016

'The One Where Chandler Dies' is the darkest Friends recut yet

Could this supercut BE any more existential?

by Joe Ellison
17 Oct 2016

League of Gentlemen could be making a 'Brexity' return

Mark Gatiss thinks Britain has become a "local country for local people"

by Tom Fordy
13 Oct 2016

Marvel meets the Wire: why everyone's talking about Luke Cage

Marvel's latest is breaking the internet

04 Oct 2016

Everything you need to know about Netflix’s Amanda Knox

The new Making A Murderer is here

29 Sep 2016

Awesome data breakdown of Simpsons characters by word count

Every Simpsons supporting character, ranked by words spoken

29 Sep 2016

Watch James Corden and Owen Wilson take on Usain Bolt in the 100m

Pretty much the race of the century

28 Sep 2016