Mike Myers, Justin Timberlake attend
HOLLYWOOD — After a five-year break from live-action comedy, Mike Myers marked his return to the bigscreen at Paramount’s premiere of “The Love Guru” on June 11.
Joining him at the Chinese Theater bow were co-stars Justin Timberlake, Verne Troyer and Romany Malco as well as Par execs Brad Weston, Gerry Rich and Rob Moore.
In addition to producing and co-writing the film with Graham Gordy, Myers stars as Guru Pitka, a character he’s been performing since 1994.
The film marks the feature directing debut of Marco Schnabel, who worked his way up from Jay Roach’s assistant to second unit director on “Austin Powers in Goldmember.”
“The filmmaking process is a dialogue, and Marco has been part of that dialogue for a while now,” Myers said. “I’d been looking for the chance to work with him for forever, and he knocked it out of the park.”