June 22, 2024


Art Is Experience

The Kids in the Hall documentary to stream on Amazon Prime

A two-element documentary about Canadian comedy troupe The Youngsters in the Hall is headed to Amazon Prime after debuting upcoming thirty day period at the South by Southwest competition.

Key Movie, Amazon’s streaming arm, suggests The Children in the Hall: Comedy Punks will attribute archival footage from the quintet’s earliest a long time, powering-the-scenes clips from their eponymous sketch collection and in-depth interviews with customers Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney and Scott Thompson.

The documentary dives into the group’s put up-punk period origins in the mid-1980s, 5 seasons of their tv sequence, a controversial aspect film and several bought-out tours.

It is established to premiere at the SXSW Film Pageant in Austin, Texas, this March before landing on Key Movie later this year.

The glimpse-back again joins a Toronto-shot revival of The Kids in the Hall sketch collection that is also set to stream on Amazon Prime later this 12 months.

The unique comedy aired from 1989 to 1995 on CBC, as well as CBS and HBO in the United States.

Generated by Blue Ant Studios, the new documentary is drawn from the biography The Youngsters in the Corridor: A person Dumb Guy by Paul Myers, who serves as an govt producer.

Highlighted interviews incorporate Fred Armisen, Lauren Ash, Jay Baruchel, Janeane Garofalo, Eddie Izzard, Mae Martin, Lorne Michaels and Mike Myers.