The Internship: Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughan to play as Google Interns

Owen Wilson Vince Vaughan

GOOGLE and the Wedding Crashers? God help Google!! 

Produced by 20th century fox, Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughan star as two middle-aged men, who after being laid-off of their sales rep. job due to recession look to find anything they can do. There endeavor leads them to an internship position at World’s most famous High Tech. Company, Google.

The pair have already registered a hit movie to Hollywood by the name of Wedding Crashers. Known for their witty lines and ensnaring looks, these two now take up the responsibility of Crashing one of the big names in Technology. With the all the hype and seriousness surrounding the Google offices, not to mention the perks, these two will be bent on making a meat out of the place and to aid them, will be none other then Will Ferrell as guest actor.

Now if you are thinking you will actually see a Googleplex  in the movie, your hopes will be shattered. The movie has been shot in Google-like environment created in Georgia Tech., turning several building of the Campus into a ideal set for the movie. The Director, Shawn Levy (with movies like Real Steel & Pink Panther under his belt) states,

“Georgia Tech is one of the most unique and dynamic campuses I have ever seen, The architecture and space is as forward-thinking as its curriculum and student body; we thought it was the perfect setting for our story.”

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The Georgia Tech Campus turned into GOOGLEPEX

The Screen play writer himself, Vince Vaughan describes this as a chance to revive the comedy he embarked on Hollywood again. He explains to the Huffington Post, “I'm working with Owen Wilson on a movie called "The Internship" where Owen and I lose our jobs and become interns at Google. We get free food, we get to play ping pong and take naps... We find a way to get into the intern program and try to get a job there. It's fun to go back and do some R-rated comedies again.”

In case you were thinking, why a bunch of 40 year olders try to get into Google internship program, here is the bite at the cherry for you.

Google receives 40,000 internship applications each year for only 1,500 openings, reports the Boston Globe. “We look for superstars,” Google recruiter Caitlin Cooke told the Globe.

The Engineering interns at Google, according to Glassdoor, receive between $5500 and $8000 per MONTH. Now that is some amount. While other companies make their interns do petty jobs, Google is known for giving interns projects that other companies would never let an intern touch.

Now don’t start plotting your own scheme to get into Google. Lets wait for the movie and learn from the Pros.

With no official statement released from Google regarding the movie yet, there might be a possibility of Google playing their part in some section of the movie. Scheduled to be released in 2013, this movie promises to be one of the best, techno comedy ever.


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