It is a follow-up to 2008's Jason Segel written Forgetting Sarah Marshall which focuses on Russell Brand's character Aldous Snow, lead singer of fictional band Infant Sorrow.Get Him to the Greek is a 2010 American black comedy film written, produced and directed by Nicholas Stoller and starring Russell Brand and Jonah Hill.Aaron rushes to the hotel and attempts to talk Aldous down.Instead, Aldous jumps into a pool several floors down, breaking his arm.While performing live on Good Morning America, Aldous is unable to remember the lyrics to his recent song, "African Child", and replaces it with an old hit, "The Clap", to cheers from the audience.During their flight to Los Angeles, Aaron learns that Aldous has become depressed, as he misses his son and has been alienated from his own father, Jonathan (Colm Meaney), for years.Released on June 4, 2010, the film serves as a spin-off sequel of Stoller's 2008 film Forgetting Sarah Marshall, reuniting director Stoller with stars Hill and Brand and producer Judd Apatow.Brand reprises his role as character Aldous Snow from Forgetting Sarah Marshall, while Hill plays an entirely new character.
However, Aaron sees how happy Aldous is while performing and heads home to reconcile with Daphne.
Jonathan agrees Aaron is having a heart attack, while Aldous attempts to calm Aaron down.
Aldous fights with Jonathan; Sergio jumps into the fight, inadvertently setting the lounge on fire.
The film also stars Elisabeth Moss, Rose Byrne, Sean "Diddy" Combs, and Colm Meaney.
In 2009, British rock star Aldous Snow (Russell Brand) releases an album and a titular single, "African Child", which is a commercial and critical failure. Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, Aaron Green (Jonah Hill) works as a talent scout at Pinnacle Records, a record company.