Subsequent month marks the arrival of Dave, the brand new FXX sequence starring rapper/comic David Burd, aka Lil Dicky. The TV present follows a fictionalized model of Burd as he strives to turn out to be a profitable musician and “as soon as in a era artist.”
Forward of its March 4th premiere, a primary trailer has been revealed and it options all of the foolish hijinks you’d anticipate from a personality like Lil Dicky, who’s constructed up a following on the power of absurd and absurdly viral singles like “Ex-Boyfriend”, “Freaky Friday”, and “Earth”. There are a selection of awkward scenes, like when he’s within the bathtub with a buddy or pants down at a health care provider appointment explaining how he obtained his rap identify. There’s additionally an prolonged scene during which Lil Dicky is on the financial institution seeking to money out all of his saved Bar Mitzah cash in an effort to fund his desires.
Very similar to his music movies, Dave seems to boast a number of big-name cameos. On this trailer alone followers will have the ability to spot well-known faces like rapper YG and digital music producer Marshmello. Pop star Justin Bieber additionally drops in briefly. Dave is simply the newest challenge of their continued artistic partnership; Bieber not solely appeared within the “Earth” clip alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, however he additionally enlisted Lil Dicky for his new album Modifications.
Additionally starring in Dave are Taylor Misiak, Andrew Santino, GaTa, Travis Bennett, and Christine Ko, as The Playlist factors out. The present’s pilot episode was helmed by director Greg Mottola (Superbad, Adventureland).
Watch the trailer under, then learn Lil Dicky’s assertion to Leisure Weekly about Bieber’s position on the present.
“I’m associates with Justin, he’s been on certainly one of my songs, and I’m on his new album; we’ve had relationship since I met him a couple of years again,” Burd tells EW of casting Bieber. “And once I wished to make an episode about my first ‘Hollywood’ expertise, and about turning into well-known typically, I assumed again to an evening in my life the place I used to be round celebrities for the primary time…and positive sufficient, it was the night time I met Justin and Kourtney Kardashian. So I requested each of them to be part of this episode. Justin was completely sport; he’s so charismatic and pure that it was straightforward for him to play himself. It wasn’t a tough promote in any respect. I feel I’ve obtained Justin’s full perception as a artistic, which is admittedly validating, as a result of he’s an icon. And I wished my character within the present to really feel that very same stage of validation that his perception has given me in real-life.”