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Akiva Schaffer Interview: ‘The Watch’ Director Talks Aliens, ‘MacGruber 2′ and Life After SNL

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Akiva Schaffer at the premiere of 'The Watch' Photo Credit: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages

This weekend Vince Vaughn, Ben Stiller, Richard Ayoade and Jonah Hill are all that stands between us and a global apocalypse whose epicenter is suburban U.S.A., Costco, to be specific. So best stock up on your bulk items and close all accounts with your loved ones.

SNL’s Digital Shorts mastermind Akiva Schaffer directs the foursome in 20th Century Fox’s sci-fi comedy ‘The Watch,’ a film that  follows a neighborhood watch group as they attempt to stave off an alien invasion. We had the opportunity to speak with the director recently about transitioning away from his work on SNL, attempting to wrangle his cast and keeping a foothold in online comedy.

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‘The Watch’ Drops a NSFW Blooper Reel

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'The Watch' hits theaters this weekend, and it's hard to say how it will do in the wake of 'The Dark Knight Rises.' We'll have a review for you before release, but until then its director Akiva Schaffer made an R-rated blooper reel of some of the film's outtakes.

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