Judd Apatow’s “Funny People,” starring Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen, will unspool at Montreal’s 13th Just for Laughs Film Festival a week before its U.S. release.
Co-stars Aziz Ansari and Aubrey Plaza will attend the screening July 25; the comedy goes wide Stateside July 31.
The fest, which unveiled part of its program Monday, opens July 10 with Gallic star Jean Dujardin at the screening of his “OSS 117: Lost in Rio” — one of a slew of French pics at the event.
Broken Lizard members Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter and Erik Stolhanske will be on hand July 22 to introduce “Broken Lizard’s the Slammin’ Salmon,” which stars the troupe and Michael Clarke Duncan, at its Canadian preem.
Helmer Bobcat Goldthwait will be at the fest for the screening of “World’s Greatest Dad,” starring Robin Williams as a teacher who wants to become a professional writer.
Thesp Joshua Leonard will tubthump “Humpday,” which also stars Mark Duplass. Writer-thesp Charlyne Yi will be on hand to introduce her pic, “Paper Heart.”
The 18-day fest is the film component of the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy festival.