After starring and writing the hilariously obscene "Seven Days in Hell," a mockumentary about Wimbledon for HBO, comedian Andy Samberg is the unquestioned king of sports spoofs.
Samberg and the Lonely Island are back at it again with another satire, tackling the topic of doping in professional cycling in "Tour De Pharmacy." And this time, they have a pretty relevant guest star.
— HBO (@HBO) May 19, 2017
That's right, the poster boy of cycling PEDs himself, Lance Armstrong, will appear in the TV movie essentially targeting him.
In the trailer, a clearly visible Armstrong is ensured that viewers can't see him, but continues to attempt to change his appearance. The trailer jokingly refers to him as "one anonymous informant."
Armstrong admitted to some allegations of performance enhancing drug use in 2013.
Armstrong isn't the only notable star appearing in this HBO project, as the cast includes Samberg, Orlando Bloom, Mike Tyson, Dolph Lundgren, John Cena, Will Forte, J.J. Abrams, Joe Buck, Daveed Diggs, Kevin Bacon (gasps for air), Danny Glover, Jeff Goldblum, Chris Weber, James Marsden, Nathan Fieler and more.
"Tour De Pharmacy" airs on HBO July 8. I am already setting my DVR.