Tag Archives: Comedy
After his wife leaves him to join a religious sex cult, an aging, reclusive, once-famous writer reunites with his two estranged daughters to track her down on a journey through the heart of American Weird.
Chronicles the lives of several people on the Chinese holiday that celebrates those who are not in a relationship.
Facing death, cranky Bill Wilks invites a young homeless mother and toddler to move in and soon after, her sister and offbeat friends show up creating a raucous menagerie under one roof. Even as Bill’s health deteriorates he rises to the rescue, helps transform their troubled lives and in doing so discovers the meaning of his own.
Story centers on Doug, a regular guy who is moonlighting as a henchman for a notorious villain so that he can put his daughter through private school. When Doug accidentally kills “The Termite,” the city’s super hero, Doug knows that his boss villain will be pissed, probably pissed enough to kill him. So Doug does the only think he can think of: puts on the The Termite’s suite and starts saving the city from villains. That’s when things really start to get complicated.
A father who peaked in college tries to reclaim his earlier glory on a family weekend at his alma mater. On campus, he is horrified to hear his fraternity has become the lamest on the row and goes on a mission to make both his son.
A comedy that centers on a man who is frustrated with his marriage who discovers that when he takes off his wedding ring he’s no longer married – giving him the chance to decide if he wants to be single or stay married.
Pitched as Girls Trip meets Old School, after the death of their friend, a trio of former college friends now in their 30s reunite to complete the crazy bar crawl and scavenger hunt she had always wanted to do.
Project is being pitched as Project X meets Bad Moms. Story follows a group of suburban parents who throw a massive, unforgettable house party when their kids head off on a school trip.
A guy examines his comfortable life when he is offered the chance to follow his dream of becoming a stand up comedian.
The story looks at gentrification and the culture clash around food when two Latina American cousins from the Bay Area find themselves fighting over an inherited rundown restaurant and the one thing that originally brought their families together — their late grandfather’s family recipes.
A cultural coming-of-age story about a career-driven Latina American during her “double quinceañera” — celebrated at age 30 because she missed having her first quinceñera at 15. She invites her parents, best friends, and brazen married cousin to a work trip disguised as a double quince, inviting trouble that could jeopardize her job and her relationships.
Story follows a New York stock broker who enlists the help of his girlfriend’s eccentric father to pull off the engagement of a lifetime — but quickly realizes the alliance could ruin everything.
A pizza delivery girl at the end of her financial rope has to fight for her life — and her tips — when her last order of the night turns out to be high society Satanists in need of a virgin sacrifice.
Details are being ket under wraps, but the project is being pitched as a subversive action-comedy that looks at the speed of media in our current landscape.
Following the disappearance of the book fair money he was entrusted to protect, a lactose intolerant middle school student with an addiction to dairy items must hone his detective skills to investigate the “seedy” underbelly of his school. It’s a fun spin on classic detective tales like Maltese Falcon, but with the built in franchise potential of a series akin to Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
A failed junior high drama teacher attends a musical theater summer camp for adults.
Set in the world of West Coast hip-hop, the title and logline for Longino’s pitch are being kept under wraps.
On the verge of a life-changing meeting, a phobic, blunt, wine-addicted writer has her life upended when a brown box containing an urn of her mother’s ashes is dumped on her doorstep.
Written by Babaloo Mandel, the story follows two self-centered men whose lives become intertwined, forcing them to become caring human beings in spite of one of them being a thoroughly outrageous punk rocker who died in 1977.
Follows a sardonic girl in her final year of college whose overactive imagination leads to catastrophic thinking and hilarious mishaps.
Alien naturalist Riblik faces an uphill battle to convince Earth’s new owner that its dominant wildlife species is worth protecting.
The true story of Atlant hustler Gordon “Chicken Man” Williams, whose 1970 post-fight party, which was attended by some of the most dangerous criminals in the country, was robbed at gunpoint for more than $1 million.
When a week in Tenerife with her boyfriend doesn’t end with the expected engagement, Aisling calls a halt to things and soon surprises everyone by moving into a three-bedroom flat with co-worker Sadhbh and her mysterious friend, Elaine.
The true story of Manzoor’s life growing up in London as a Muslim and a die-hard Bruce Springsteen fan.
A woman’s late-life crises is upended from the arrival of her childhood friend.
An Elvis impersonator in a run-down bar with a baby on the way finds that he has a lot to learn about show business and himself when a drag show is brought in to replace him.
Two Staples employees, Bethany, a woman in her early twenties, and Roger, a middle-aged man, strike up an unexpected friendship when Bethany discovers Roger is basing a character in his book off of her.
A talking, cagey cat enters the lives of two bored children on one rainy day to help them have fun in a wild, surreal fashion while their mother is away.