On any other day, a comedy that stars Tina Fey and Amy Poehler might do OK at the box office. But when that movie is scheduled to come out on the same day as the newest Star Wars film, it's best to just accept what's about to happen at the box office. Fey and Poehler are aware of the circumstance surrounding their movie Sisters, and address it in a new faux featurette, "The Farce Awakens."
"Everything's changed, really. I mean, everything's changed," actor Ike Barinholtz says in the video. "Nothing's changed ... some things have changed."
From there, the actors take a bunch of loving jabs at The Force Awakens and its cast, with Fey and Poehler sporting fake English accents to describe how excited they are to return to "the Sisters franchise."
"It's so, so exciting," Poehler deadpans while looking at the camera, before Fey adds that the return "literally could not be more exciting" in an equally bored tone.
The video also spoofs the quality of special effects and technological advancements used to film The Force Awakens by dressing up co-star Maya Rudolph in ridiculous outfits and getting her to imitate various Star Wars characters, like Chewbacca. The video's pretty funny and nails how people have been responding to the new movie.
Both Sisters and The Force Awakens hit theaters Dec. 18.