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Netflix to launch Norm Macdonald comedy particular filmed earlier than his dying – Nationwide

Netflix to launch Norm Macdonald comedy particular filmed earlier than his dying – Nationwide

A Canadian icon and internationally adored comic Norm Macdonald has been deeply missed within the leisure world since his dying final 12 months.

However Netflix has one final deal with in retailer for Macdonald followers: a self-taped, hour-long comedy particular of recent materials, filmed earlier than Macdonald’s passing.

As confirmed in a Netflix press launch, the stand-up efficiency Norm Macdonald: Nothing Particular, which he named, shall be launched Might 30.

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Followers of Macdonald’s biting, witty humour will be capable of see Macdonald carry out the stand-up particular alone in his lounge, in a single take.

The particular was filmed in 2020 after COVID-19 restrictions closed comedy golf equipment, theatres and efficiency venues. In line with the press launch, Macdonald nonetheless wished to movie the stand-up particular he labored so laborious to organize.

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Remembering Canadian comic Norm MacDonald

Remembering Canadian comic Norm MacDonald – Sep 15, 2021

“Norm labored so laborious on a brand new hour of fabric and wished it to be seen. Whereas this model of Nothing Particular was not initially meant to be the ultimate product, COVID restrictions prevented him from filming in entrance of an viewers. We wish to be sure his followers see this very humorous hour. He left this present for all of us,” stated Lori Jo Hoekstra, Norm’s long-time producing associate and government producer of Norm Macdonald: Nothing Particular.

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The brand new comedy particular may also embody a bonus featurette with appearances from Adam Sandler, Conan O’Brien, Dave Chappelle, David Letterman, David Spade and Molly Shannon, who talk about Macdonald, remembering his life, legacy and friendship. The featurette was filmed earlier this month throughout a tribute to Norm at Netflix is a Joke: The Pageant.

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Macdonald died in September 2021 after a protracted, secret battle with most cancers. He was 61.

He’s finest generally known as the host of SNL‘s “Weekend Replace” phase. Macdonald stayed with the SNL forged till 1998.

He was additionally well-loved for his stand-up performances and late-night speak present appearances, most notably a five-minute lengthy joke on Conan a few moth and a physician.

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