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Danny DeVito starred in a movie for Discord... and it's actually pretty good

The Always Sunny in Philidelphia star is joined by MrBeast, Grimes and J Balvin in a short film that extols the virtue of the social platform.
Danny DeVito starred in a movie for Discord... and it's actually pretty good

Danny DeVito can do no wrong, can he? The 76-year old has had a long career in film and television and he seemingly only grows more popular with age, helped in no small part to his episode-stealing role as Frank Reynolds in It's Always Sunny in Philidelphia.

Now he has popped up in 'Discord: The Movie', a recent short film-cum-commercial for yes, you guessed it, ubiquitous voice-chat app Discord.

This little curiosity actually came out in July of this year, but it is only now reached my eyes, and it features Danny DeVito, playing a version of himself that is wholly unaware of Discord, that is until he finds himself transported inside it.

Discord: The Movie
Danny DeVito is taken through Discord by Nora "Awkwafina" Lum. (Picture: Discord)

In the almost six-minute film, DeVito is shown the myriad ways in which people use Discord, at one point Awkwafina asks DeVito if it's all starting to make sense now, to which he can only respond: "No."

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Danny DeVito enjoying a sandwich in Discord: The Movie. (Picture: Discord)

In an attempt to explain it a number of famous faces extol the app's uses, with appearances by YouTuber Jimmy "MrBeast" Donaldson, the prince of reggaeton himself J Blavin, and tech reviewer Marques "MKBHD" Brownlee.

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YouTube phenomenon MrBeast helps explain Discord to DeVito. (Picture: Discord)

For those that use Discord and are well-versed with the app, the most surprising thing you will likely learn is that Danny DeVito loves eggs.

Discord: The Movie
Danny DeVito loves eggs. (Picture: Discord)

All-in-all, it's a pretty cool film and it does a good job of portraying what Discord is to so many; a place for people to come together, and communities to thrive, especially in the gaming space though increasingly outside it too.

What this film ultimately shows more than anything is the confidence Discord feels as a company. This is a no expense spared production and came hot on the heels of their rejection of a Microsoft buyout which itself came about after pandemic fueled growth saw its valuation double. All signs pointing to the company moving towards an IPO.