WATCH | Andy Samberg relives the same day in new romantic comedy

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Andy Samberg in 'Palm Springs.'
Andy Samberg in 'Palm Springs.'
Screengrab: YouTube/Hulu

Andy Samberg's new romantic comedy is already a record-breaker. After premiering at Sundance in January, the film was sold for a whopping $17.5 million to Hulu and Neon.

According to Entertainment Weekly, it is the most of expensive acquisition in the festival's history.

Palm Springs centres on Nyles (Samberg) a wedding guest who meets Sarah (Cristin Milioti) the maid of honour and the black sheep of the family. When their hook-up is interrupted, Sarah follows Nyles, only to wake up the next day to relive the day all over again.

WATCH THE TRAILER HERE: (Warning: This trailer contains strong language)

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly Andy said he was drawn to the project because of the script and the mixing of genres.

Speaking about the film director Max Barbakow told Variety that the film is not a typical romantic comedy.

"We're subverting a lot of the tropes you usually see in wedding movies and rom-coms. Tonally, it's that really nice charged area between laughter and deep feeling and then just bonkers stuff."

The film releases on 10 July on Hulu.

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