The Comedian Jackie Burke (Robert De Niro) still thinks he has what it takes by putting on new performances. The audience still sees him as the former television character he once played as Eddie Blake. After accosting an audience member, Jackie is sentenced to community service where he meets Harmony (Leslie Mann).
Art Linson had written a stand-up comedy
Roger Friedman revealed that producer-screenwriter Art Linson had written a stand-up comedy in this movie with the help of comedian Jeff Ross.
The Comedian premiered on November 11, 2016
The film had its world premiere at the AFI Fest on November 11, 2016. It was released on February 3, 2017, by Sony Pictures Classics. It was supposed to hit theaters in a limited release on December 2, 2016, but eventually opened wide on February 3, 2017. It was originally scheduled to open on January 13, wide, but was pushed back to February 3. This is Credited by Wikipedia.