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INTERVIEWS/REVIEWS: Jack Black HollywoodNewsWire.net  "Tenacious D:  In the Pick of Destiny"  photo
Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny
Interview by: Izumi Hasegawa
Oct 28, 2006
Q1: Were you guys always thinking about turning the D into a feature?
JB: The D..
KG: I think it started happening pretty seriously after our HBO show and we were going to do a run at HBO.
JB: Wait a second. We did the HBO show and that thing was cancelled.
KG: Not really?
JB: Whatever. We fuckin' said, or mutually agreed that it was bullshit.
KG: Can we just say it was cancelled?
JB: We have to say that we fuckin' killed it?
KG: They offered us ten episodes and wanted to fire us from being executive producers. We said, 'F-you. We'll go make a movie'.
JB: Yeah. They said, 'yeah, we want to do a lot with you without you having any creative control. We want you to be more like The Monkees'. We're like 'what? Why would we do that when the first ones were so good when with us fuckin' in charge'?
KG: They said 'do you want to make the show'?
JB: 'Fuck you. We're beyond it. We're gonna go make and movie, then we'll show you whose shit don't stink?
KG: Y...

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