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Kevin Pollak to Direct Doc ‘Misery Loves Comedy’

Heretic Films and Newaley Pictures are producing

Kevin Pollak is set to direct the docu “Misery Loves Comedy,” which explores the mind of the stand-up comic.

Becky Newhall of Newaley Pictures and Burton Ritchie and Ben Galecki of Heretic Films will produce.

Pollak uses interviews, day-in-the-life sequences, archival and historic footage and photos, observations, essays and insights to explore why a person would come into this line of work. Michael Ian Black, Rob Delaney, Jon Favreau, Paul Feig, Jim Gaffigan, Christopher Guest, Chris Hardwick, Penn Jillette, Richard Kind and Lisa Kudrow will be among those featured.

Producers will next look for a distributor.

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