Robert De Niro’s ‘The Comedian’ To World Premiere At AFI Fest

As reported last week by Deadline’s Mike Fleming, Taylor Hackford’s feature The Comedian will make its world premiere Friday Nov. 11 as a special screening of AFI Fest 2016 in Hollywood.
From Sony Pictures Classics and Cinelou Films, the film stars Robert De Niro as an aging comic icon named Jackie attempting to reinvent himself, though his audience only wants to know him as his former television character. Already a strain on his younger brother (Danny DeVito) and his…

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