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“Sharply observed and understatedly amusing ...” ~ Joe Leydon, VARIETY
“Punching Henry features a fantastic supporting cast of comedians ... and Phillips’ low-key yet undeniable charisma … genuinely funny.” ~ Sherilyn Connelly, SF WEEKLY
Debuting on Blu-ray™ April 18
All –Star Cast Includes Henry Phillips, Tig Notaro, Jim Jefferies,
Doug Stanhope, Clifton Collins Jr., with Sarah Silverman
and Academy Award® Winner J.K. Simmons
Bonus Materials Include Deleted Scenes and Two Featurettes
PLANO, TEXAS. (March 13, 2017) – In the hyper-intelligent comedy PUNCHING HENRY, a journeyman comedian is lured to Los Angeles by a TV producer who wants to make him a reality star. As reality sets in, he must decide whether his legacy will be to tell jokes for a living or become the butt of them. With an all-star cast, including Henry Phillips (Punching the Clown), stand-up comics Tig Notaro, Jim Jefferies and Doug Stanhope; Clifton Collins Jr. (Pacific Rim), with Sarah Silverman (I Smile Back) and Academy Award® winner J.K. Simmons (Best Supporting Actor, Whiplash, 2014), PUNCHING HENRY is a hilarious and heartwarming glimpse behind the curtain of the weird world of comedy. The film debuts on Blu-ray™ April 18 from Well Go USA Entertainment.
Bonus materials include deleted scenes and two behind-the-scenes featurettes: “Brendon Walsh Suffers” and “Stupid Joe.”foraliving, or become the butt of them.
In this hyper-intelligent comedy, a journeyman comedian is lured to L.A. by a TV producer (J.K. Simmons, Whiplash) who wants to make him a reality star. As reality sets in, he must decide whether his legacy will be to tell jokes for a living or become the butt of them.
Bonus Materials Include:
“Brendon Walsh Suffers” featurette
“Stupid Joe” featurette