News

There’s no Nickelback in ’22 Jump Street’

There’s no Nickelback in ’22 Jump Street’

NICKELBACK:The band "just said no" to allowing their music to be the backdrop to a drug scene in "22 Jump Street." Photo: Associated Press

Canadian rockers Nickelback banned producers behind Jonah Hill’s new comedy “22 Jump Street” from using their music during a drug hallucination scene.

The actor reveals he had the “How You Remind Me” hitmakers’ songs blasting out from a stereo onset to help him get into character as he pretended to be under the influence during shooting, but the band refused to grant movie bosses permission to keep the tunes in the film.

Hill admits he has no idea why Nickelback objected to the request, but he wants fans to keep their music in mind while watching the scene because it’ll make the sequence “way more awesome than weird”.

Hill adds, “We specifically chose the music of Nickelback to play during my sequence, and they wouldn’t let us use it…

“It’s me having a complete drug trip to a Nickelback song, which I find hilarious, and they said no, so just imagine it with your minds and stuff.”

Recent Headlines

in Local

Thune Offers Alternative To FCC Net Regulations

Fresh
John Thune 913

The Federal Communication Commission voted three to two to issue new rules that would attempt to regulate the operations of the internet.

in Local

Positives Seen In New Internet rules

Fresh
http internet

The Federal Communications Commission has passed new rules that seek to put some regulations on the internet.

in Local

Loophole In Iowa’s Underage Drinking Law

Fresh
Iowa state capital

For the third year in a row prosecutors are urging legislators to deal with an "oops" in Iowa's underage drinking law.

in Local

Speed Limit Increase Clears Committee

Fresh
speed limit

A bill that would raise the speed limit to 75 miles an hour on many miles of interstate highways in Iowa has cleared its first hurdle in the state senate.

in Local

Push For Constitutional Convention

Fresh
Constitution

Nebraska lawmakers will be asked by representatives of the “Convention of States Project” to join their effort to change portions of the U-S Constitution.