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Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny Details

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In this musical comedy-adventure starring self-proclaimed greatest band in the world [[Performer~P384923~Tenacious D~tenaciousd]], a pair of aspiring rock superstars attempt to convince the world of their true talents as they embark on a daring quest to acquire the supernaturally powered guitar pick that will finally allow them to fully realize their vast rock & roll potential. JB ([[Performer~P195232~Jack Black~jackblack]]) is a naïve Midwesterner whose strict Christian parents view his burning passion for heavy metal as a mortal sin. After his dad tears down every poster in his bedroom except for a [[Performer~P19280~Ronnie James Dio~ronniejamesdio]] poster on the back of the door, the former [[Performer~P6403~Black Sabbath~blacksabbath]] frontman instructs the aspiring young rocker to seek out his fortune no matter what the cost. Subsequently setting his sights on Hollywood and hellbent to take the world of rock music by storm, JB sneaks out his bedroom window and makes his way to Venice Beach, where he soon meets guitar-strumming slacker KG ([[Performer~P26120~Kyle Gass~kylegass]]). With a future of rock & roll superstardom now well within their reach, JB and KG harness the power of Satan to form hellfire hard rock duo [[Performer~P384923~Tenacious D~tenaciousd]] and set out on a quest to achieve musical immortality by stealing the mythical guitar pick said to instill its owner with unprecedented musical prowess. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:November 22, 2006

Cast

Jack Black
as JB
Kyle Gass
as KG
JR Reed
as Lee
Troy Gentile
as Lil' JB
Ronnie James Dio
as Dio
Paul F. Tompkins
as Open Mic Host
Ned Bellamy
as Security Guard
Fred Armisen
as Security Guard
Kirk Ward
as Car Chasing Cop
Kirk Ward
as Gang Leader
Amy Poehler
as Truck Stop Waitress
Tim Robbins
as The Stranger
Dave Grohl
as Satan
Ben Stiller
as Guitar Centre Guy
Lara Everly
as Girl
Brittany Eldridge
as Girl
Melissa-Anne Davenport
as Girl
John Ennis
as Gang Member
V.J. Foster
as Gang Member
Jay Johnston
as Gang Member
Colin Hanks
as Drunk Frat Dude
Stephanie Erb
as Al's Bar Waitress
Amy Adams
as Gorgeous Woman
Milos Milicevic
as Tattooed Biker
Molly Bryant
as Ecstatic Woman
Michael Rivkin
as Poopy Guy
Neil Hamburger
as Stand Up Comic
Patrick Walsh
as Exploding Head Guy
Bevin Kaye
as Fainting Woman
Evie Peck
as KG's Mother
Mason Knight
as Young KG
Erik Walker
as Bully
Dean Marchiano
as Bully
Cynthia Ettinger
as Betty Black
Andrew Caldwell
as Billy Black
Laura Milligan
as Tarot Card Reader
Meat Loaf
as JB's Father [Uncredited]
John C. Reilly
as Sasquatch [Uncredited]

Crew

Liam Lynch
Director
Stuart Cornfeld
Producer
Jack Black
Producer
Kyle Gass
Producer
Kyle Gass
Screenwriter
Jack Black
Screenwriter
Liam Lynch
Screenwriter
Robert Brinkmann
Cinematographer
Tenacious D
Songwriter
David Rennie
Editor
Martin Whist
Production Designer
Maria Baker
Art Director
Steve Moramarco
Associate Producer
Ben Stiller
Executive Producer
Toby Emmerich
Executive Producer
Cale Boyter
Executive Producer
Richard Brener
Executive Producer
Georgia Kacandes
Executive Producer
C. Scott Baker
Set Designer
Jane Wuu
Set Designer
Cat Smith
Set Designer
Don Diers
Set Decorator
Dayna Pink
Costume Designer
Pud Cusack
Sound/Sound Designer
Elmo Weber
Sound/Sound Designer
Milos Milicevic
First Assistant Director
Juel Bestrop
Casting
Jeanne McCarthy
Casting
Mike Nowak
Conductor
Linda Flowers
Department Head Hair
Heather Grierson
Second Assistant Director
Andrea Dopaso
Painter
Jason Solberg
Visual Effects Editor
Jay Vinitsky
Post Production Supervisor
Ralph Bertelle
Production Supervisor
Rick Avery
Stunts Coordinator
Rick Avery
Second Unit Director
Andrew Weder
Special Effects Coordinator
Paul Hughen
Second Unit Director Of Photography
Elmo Weber
Re-Recording Mixer
Elmo Weber
Supervising Sound Editor
Georgia Kacandes
Unit Production Manager
Harris Done
Additional Cinematography
Rosemary Cremona
Second Unit Assistant Director
Barney Burman
Makeup Special Effects
Beau Borders
Re-Recording Mixer
Elaine Dysinger
Unit Production Manager
Henry Tirl
Steadicam Operator
Kate Shorter
Department Head Makeup
Brian Avery
Stunts Coordinator
Reinhart Peschke
Chief Lighting Technician
Pacific Title
Title Design
Hope Slepak
Costumes Supervisor
Pamela Alch
Script Supervisor
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