Ken Jeong to crowned Breakout Comedy Star
MONTREAL — “Bridesmaids” helmer Paul Feig will be given the Comedy Director award, and Ken Jeong, who stars in the two “Hangover” pics, will receive the Breakout Comedy Star award at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Comedy Festival.
The fest previously announced that comic and actor Louis CK will be given the Comedy Person of the Year, and Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd will be receiving the Comedy Writer of the Year Award.
The awards will be handed out at a luncheon on July 29.
Feig will also take part in a master class presented by federal film funder Telefilm Canada’s Features Comedy Lab at the Just for Laughs Comedy Conference, which runs July 28-30. The fest runs July 5-31.