Rockers Green Day
are lampooned in the upcoming The Simpsons Movie
, it has been confirmed. The Simpsons
creator Matt Groening
has revealed the American band will star in the big screen version of the smash hit animated TV show.
He tells MTV News, "Green Day is in the movie - I will publicly acknowledge that Green Day are in the movie. "They're really good sports and I think we both honor them and Simpson-ize them. You can take that however you want. They're really nice guys."
, who voices numerous Simpsons characters including bar owner Moe Szyslak, adds, "I know that Moe yells out obnoxious stuff to Green Day while they're performing. That I remember. He yells out stupid stuff to Green Day.
"(They don't play) at Moe's Tavern. They perform elsewhere in the movie; they're outside. And the whole crowd turns on them."
- Green Day Pictures