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Funny People


Release Date:
July 31, 2009

Plot Synopsis:
George is a very successful stand up comedian who learns that he has an untreatable blood disorder and is given less than a year to live. Ira is a struggling up-and-coming stand up comedian who works at a deli and has yet to figure out his onstage persona. One night, these two perform at the same club and George takes notice of Ira. George hires Ira to be his semi-personal assistant as well as his friend.

Notable Cast & Crew:
Judd Apatow (Director & Writer)
Seth Rogen (as Ira Wright)
Adam Sandler (as George Simmons)
Aziz Ansari (as Randy)
Jason Schwartzman (as Mark Taylor Jackson)

Official Websites:
Funny Or Die Page

Confirmed Viral:
Character Homepages – George Simmons ; Mark Taylor Jackson ; Randy
Yo Teach! (A fictional sitcom starring Mark) – NBC homepage ; YouTube ; Hulu

Speculative Viral:

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