Trailer for Will Ferrell and Marky Mark in The Other Guys

I could complicate this with some kind of diatribe about the merits of the buddy cop genre, and the possibilities inherent in turning them on their heads, but let’s just focus on the fact that Samuel L. Jackson and The Rock are playing a pair of superstar cops, and Will Ferrell and Marky Mark Wahlberg are playing The Other Guys. That’s either a recipe for complete disaster, or a funny-ass movie. The trailer shows some potential:

The Other Guys hit theaters August 6th.