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Machine Gun Kelly, Pete Davidson comedy movie picked up by Hulu

'Big Time Adolescence' is heading to Hulu!

September 5, 2019
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Pete Davidson‘s comedy film Big Time Adolescence has been snatched up by Hulu. The film features Machine Gun Kelly, Sydney Sweeny and more.

Check out the details below!

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Back in November, it was revealed the coming-of-age drama, directed by Jason Orley, was heading to the Sundance Film Festival. The film follows a teen from the suburbs who is under the guidance of his college dropout best friend.

After making its Sundance debut, the film scored a 90% on Rotten Tomatoes with Davidson earning praise over his leading role and strong performance.

According to Deadline, Hulu has now acquired the movie in a deal worth $4 million.

The cast of Big Time Adolescence got really close during filming. MGK even told a story about how Davidson drove six hours to EST Fest in Ohio to see him perform.

During filming, Machine Gun Kelly even gave Davidson a real tattoo.

Davidson showed off his ink during an interview with the Hollywood Reporter at Sundance Film Festival. They wanted the scene to be authentic which is why he didn’t fake it.

“He actually killed it,” Davidson said about MGK’s tattoo skills. “He did great work. He’s very proud of his work.”

MGK commented during the interview that the “Z” in “Zeke” is so much thicker than the other letters because it was when they were starting to roll. He kept having to go over the letter to make it look real.

MGK also spoke to IndieWire about the tattoo in a bit more detail.

“We were kinda throwin’ in different kick it situations, and one of them, Pete was like, ‘We should do a tattoo scene,’” MGK said. “Being the way that we are, we were like, ‘We should just do this for real,’ so we got a tattoo gun.”

It’s currently unknown when the film will be available on Hulu.

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Written by Whitney Shoemaker

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