When Phil Lord and Chris Miller were working on their show "The Last Man on Earth" there were a lot of things to consider.
The show, which is about life for one guy after the apocalypse, had to address questions like: Where on Earth should he end up? (Tucson) What should he do with his new found freedom? (Live in a fancy house and smash things) But there was another unique consideration.
"There was also this big question which was, where are all of the dead bodies?" said Lord.
Click on the full segment audio embedded at the top of the post to find out what their dead body solution was.
The show's been nominated for four Emmys, with one of those going to Lord and Miller, who were nominated for "Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series."
The duo recently sat down with Take Two host Alex Cohen to talk about creating their version of a post-apocalyptic world, what it was like when "The Lego Movie" was snubbed for an Oscar and how they've managed to work so well together as a duo all of these years. They also talk about the ton of projects that the pair have coming down the line.
Just to give you an idea of their dominance over the past 10 years or so, these are some of the film and TV projects that they have their names on:
- "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs"
- "The Lego Movie"
- "21 Jump Street" and "22 Jump Street"
- "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"
- "The Last Man on Earth"
The chat is definitely worth a listen, so click on the link at the top of the post to check it out.