From Heretic Films and NewAley Pictures, “Misery Loves Comedy” finds Pollak candidly interviewing dozens of the biggest names in comedy, from Jimmy Fallon and Amy Schumer to Judd Apatow, Jon Favreau, Lisa Kudrow, Larry David, Steve Coogan, Jim Gaffigan and Whoopi Goldberg. As the subjects share their unique paths to making people laugh with hilarious anecdotes and insights into the underbelly of the comedy world, “Misery Loves Comedy” becomes a master class on the art of humor and its rare ability to help us understand life.
“‘Misery Loves Comedy’ is a fascinating, unparalleled look inside the minds of some of the greatest and most beloved comedians of our time,” said Todd Green, general manager of Tribeca Film. “Kevin Pollak has made a ‘must watch’ on the art of comedy, for casual enthusiasts, to connoisseurs, to aspiring comedians.”
Tribeca Film is targeting a spring 2015 release for the documentary.