Watch 'Last Week Tonight's' Infrastructure Trailer With Edward Norton, Steve Buscemi (Video)

"The problem is, no one has made a blockbuster movie about the importance of routine maintenance and repair — or they hadn't, until now."
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'Last Week Tonight With John Oliver'

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver took on the incredibly "unsexy" topic of infrastructure on Sunday, as the Highway Trust Fund will expire on May 31 due to bankruptcy unless Congress steps in.

"The lack of political urgency in tackling this problem is insane, and you cannot tell me that you're not interested in it because every summer, people flock to see our infrastructure threatened by terrorists or aliens," says John Oliver, "but we should care just as much when it's under threats from the inevitable passage of time."

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"The problem is, no one has made a blockbuster movie about the importance of routine maintenance and repair — or they hadn't, until now," he continued before screening a trailer for Infrastructure, which shows "more thrilling routine maintenance than you can handle" with "terrible puns about engineering," and features Edward Norton, Steve Buscemi,Vincent D’OnofrioHope Davis, Campbell ScottJosh Lucas, Dan Hedaya and Michael Gaston.

Watch the segment below, with the faux spot starting at the 17:20-minute mark:

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