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‘Lip Sync Battle’ gets the star-studded trailer it deserves

Lip sync battle trailer

The Fallon spin-off show is pulling out all the stops.

From John Krasinski in silver lamé to Anna Kendrick calling on Jennifer Lopez for some booty assistance, Spike’s Lip Sync Battle promises to wow with amazing celebrity talent and larger-than-life moments.

The show was optioned off a segment of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in which he pits major celebs against each other in a lip sync showdown. While they’re bringing back some former favorites like Krasinski and Stephen Merchant, the featured stars are all upping the ante from late night with elaborate costumes, dancers, and special guests. They’ve also brought in LL Cool J as host and Twitter darling Chrissy Tiegen as “color commentator.”

Will it measure up like classics from Emma Stone or Paul Rudd, whose clips have racked up tens of millions of views on YouTube? All signs point to yes, but we’ll know for sure when Lip Sync Battle premieres on April 2. 

H/T BuzzFeed | Screengrab via Meg Falpal/YouTube

Rae Votta

Rae Votta

A former YouTube reporter for the Daily Dot, Rae Votta has more than a decade of experience in the digital and entertainment industries. Her work has appeared on AOL, Huffington Post, Out Magazine, Logo, VH1, Current TV, Billboard, and NYMag. She joined Netflix in 2016.