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Andy Samberg goes back to the Lonely Island for 'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping'

Andy Samberg goes back to the Lonely Island for 'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping'

Andy Samberg was sitting in a Sunset Strip hotel restaurant on a recent afternoon, talking about his latest comedy, when he suddenly paused. His ears pricked up as he noticed that the piped-in background music that had been playing for the past hour had been replaced by a live guitarist strumming gentle Brazilian music.

“Oooh, it’s getting slightly romantic,” Samberg said with a crooked smile. “It feels like the scene in a ‘Mission: Impossible’ where Tom Cruise sees the super hot girl who’s also his enemy.”

Samberg, 37, is not a musician himself – at least not in the traditional,...

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