“Rejoicing was abundant” for the cast of Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
ET’s Keltie Knight sat down with Andy Samberg, Melissa Fumero in addition to also Joe Lo Truglio at San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday, where the castmates opened up about how This specific felt to get canceled in addition to also then picked up by another network, as well as made a passionate plea to get Bruce Willis to guest star on the cop comedy.
Fans know that will Detective Jake Peralta is actually obsessed with Die Hard in addition to also would certainly love to get the action star to make a cameo.
“I know we’ve asked him like 10 times already, although I personally haven’t,” Samberg said before beginning his passionate plea.
“Hey Bruce, look my character Jake Peralta on the show Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which is actually moderately successful, is actually obsessed with Die Hard in addition to also thinks that will your character John McClane is actually the coolest character within the history of cinema. I, Andy Samberg, I’m a comedian, also feel that will way. If you’d come be on the show, even if This specific’s for one sentence, like cool cameo, like we bump on each different on the street in addition to also you go, ‘Excuse me,’ in addition to also then walk away.”
“If you had This specific in your schedule to breeze by just for one shot,” he continued. “I think This specific would certainly mean a lot to the show, to the fan base.”
In May, Fox announced that will they were canceling the Nine-Nine. After fans, as well as celebs, began tweeting that will the beloved series should be saved, NBC surprised everyone when they picked up the cop comedy.
“We were let go as a show by the Fox network. Our hearts were broken,” Samberg explained. “Then seemingly within the eleventh hour, in addition to also when I say the eleventh hour I mean 11 hours later, NBC decided to pick up the show in addition to also give us a season six. Rejoicing was abundant.”
“This specific was truly like a 23-hour cycle of ‘Holy crap, I can’t believe that will just happened,'” Samberg added. right now, the actors are excited to continue their characters’ stories, with hopes that will they will be able to take advantage of NBC’s perks.
“I do know coming from experience of working at NBC that will we’re allowed to do bleeps in addition to also blurs right now,” Samberg commented. “in addition to also I don’t know if we’re going to seize that will opportunity.”
“I expect so,” Fumero chimed in, with Truglio adding, “I would certainly love to go on a curse brigade.”
Meanwhile, ET spoke with Samberg in May, just days after Nine-Nine was picked up, where he teased modifications to the show once This specific moves over to a brand-new network. Watch the video below to hear more.