SXSW has in recent years become the launching pad for some notable R-rated comedies. Both Bridesmaids and Neighbors got big boosts after Austin festival screenings created some early buzz, and now another Seth Rogen movie is positioned to do the same.
The tentatively titled Sausage Party, which has been described as an R-rated “super dirty mockery of a Pixar movie” starring various meats and foods at the grocery store, will screen as a work-in-progress on March 14.
If that premise wasn’t enough to sell you, the writing and voice talent should. Based on a story from Rogen and Superbad collaborator Evan Goldberg, Sausage Party stars Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Danny McBridge, Paul Rudd, Edward Norton, Salma Hayek, and Craig Robinson — just to name a few cast members.
For those who won’t be traveling down to SXSW, Sausage Party is scheduled to arrive theaters on August 12.