Samberg whos currently a cast member on Saturday Night Live admits he didnt perform all his own stunts for the film, especially the ones that required flying through the air.
Says Samberg: I did a healthy chunk of my own stunts and got pretty banged up, but the producers didnt want me to get seriously injured, so I couldnt do everything. Anytime my character is airborne or getting crunched into something, its not me, its a stunt double.
Still, Samberg was able to find time to put the pedal to the medal.
He adds, Id never ridden a motorbike before, so I had fun shooting the scenes where I just cruise. Jorma [Taccone] and I shot a lot of our own footage of us screaming, Stunt! and then kicking up dirt with the bike. It was hilarious!
Hot Rod zooms into theaters August 3rd.
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