Comedy Central has once again joined forces with Jon Stewart’s Busboy Productions and New York Collaborates for Autism for its sixth biennial special event, “Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs.” Taping on Saturday, February 28 from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, the benefit for Autism programs will feature Stewart hosting an evening filled with live performances, sketches and short films from a roster of comedy all-stars. “Night of Too Many Stars” will premiere on Comedy Central on Sunday, March 8.
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In this month’s catch up we have interviews with J.J. Sedelmaier, Jessica Williams, Samantha Bee, Amy Sedaris, Conan O’Brien, David Sedaris, Ben & Jerry’s Ben Cohen and warm-up comic Kevin Bartini, new humour pieces from Dan Amira, Dan McCoy and David Sedaris, and Frank Lesser will be appearing at the University of Delaware’s National Agenda speaker series.
While on the promotional trails for their latest projects, Jon Stewart (‘Rosewater’) and Amy Sedaris (‘BoJack Horseman’) discuss their good friend Stephen Colbert’s move to hosting the ‘Late Show’ in 2015, his and his character’s fear of bears, and how Amy found out about his three-legged pet rabbit.
And be sure to grab yourself a copy of the September 5 – 12 Toronto issue of The Hollywood Reporter, featuring Jon Stewart on the front cover.
‘Rosewater’ will be unveiled on August 29th at the Telluride Film Festival, before heading to the Toronto International Film Festival on September 8th. The film will open in select theaters on November 7th, 2014.
In this month’s catch up we have interviews with J.R. Havlan, Lewis Black, Michael Che and Amy Sedaris, casting news for David Pasquesi, Amy Sedaris and Rory Albanese, new written pieces by Frank Lesser, J.J. Sedelmaier and Jordan Klepper, new music from Erik Frandsen, and David Sedaris is rewarded for his services to the environment of West Sussex.
Open Road Films will release Jon Stewart’s Iranian political drama Rosewater in select theaters on November 7, two months after it makes its worldwide premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.
Full Article: The Hollywood Reporter.
Jon Stewart has already hosted the Oscars. Now he just might get to attend as a nominee.
“Rosewater,” “The Daily Show” host’s directorial debut, just landed a prime awards-friendly release date, positioning it for an awards campaign should the distributor decide to mount one.
Full Article: Variety.
Indie Wire have just announced the first slate of films that will feature at the 39th Toronto International Film Festival, including the USA Canadian Premiere of Jon Stewart’s “Rosewater” starring Gael Garcia Bernal, and the USA Canadian Premiere of “Foxcatcher” starring Steve Carell as John du Pont.
The Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 4 – 14, 2014. For ticket details please visit their website: http://tiff.net/
Robert Smigel and J.J. Sedelmaier, the co-creators of “The Ambiguously Gay Duo” will be at San Diego Comic Con at Booth #2343 on Friday, July 25th from 6-7PM.