Here is the long awaited full length EPIC version of the Beastie Boy’s new video “Fight For Your Right” revisited featuring a ridiculously long list of stars.
In a recent interview:
Hulu: Tell me about how this all came about and how this cast of characters got involved.
Mike D: Adam, a.k.a. MCA from the Beastie Boys, directed it. The very start of the idea was that we were doing a video that’s a period piece. It leaves off taking place right afterwards, right after the first “Fight For Your Right” video.
Serendipitously, we went to do some promotion for the Hot Sauce Committee album, Danny McBride happened to be on our flight. Sent him over grasshopper. Hard to do that on an airplane–to send him over grasshopper–but we did it. But we started talking about this idea and it snowballed from there.
Once Danny McBride said yes, it spread all around.