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'Community' Movie is Still Happening, Dan Harmon Promises

'Community' Movie is Still Happening, Dan Harmon Promises
From Slashfilm - November 22, 2017

The final episode of Dan Harmons brilliant sitcom Community aired on Yahoo Screenan entertainment servicethatdoesntexist anymore back in 2015. The show sort of limped across the finish line as it lost key cast members in the lead-up toits finale,and thoughthe series ended with a whimper, the first few seasons are some of the funniest, cleverest, and straight-up best television of the past decade.

Harmon has been talking about making a Community movie for years (rememberwhen #SixSeasonsAndAMovie was a big deal?), but things have been quiet on that frontfor a while.In a new interview, the showrunner explains that hes been meeting with The Russo Brothers (Avengers: Infinity War) and director Justin Lin (Fast Five) aboutthe possibility of actually making the movie.

Speaking with The Wrap, Harmon saidhes still hopeful that a movie adaptation will happen one day, and that hope is based in large part on the friends he has who worked on the show before they became massive blockbuster directors with major Hollywood influence:

I keep having conversations with the kinds of people that could make it happen. The Russo brothers moved from Community to becoming industry shapers. So did one of our most popular directors, Justin Lin, who directed the first paintball episode.

Harmon said Lin in particular has always been jazzed about the idea of doing a Community movie:

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