Robert DeNiro plays Jackie Burke – an insult comic who had a hit sitcom back in the day – is trying to make a comeback, but there’s a hitch. Jackie assaulted a guy who was taping his act in a club and is sentenced to community service.
On the bright side, while serving his sentence he meets Leslie Mann’s Harmony – who’s as messed up as he is.
Sony Pictures classics has released a cool new poster and a ‘first look’ set of stills from The Comedian check them out – along with the trailer – after the break.
An insult comic who used to have a hit TV show, Jackie Burke may be a comedy icon, but no one wants him to reinvent himself. Which is unfortunate because it leads to his assaulting a guy who tries to tape his insult comedy routine and sticks him with community service.
On the plus side, he meets a girl…
The Comedian will have a select, Oscar®-qualifying release in December before opeing wide on January 13, 2017. Follow the break to check out the trailer.