Tribeca Film acquired all North American rights to the Rick Alverson-directed The Comedy, a film that bowed at 2012 Sundance Film Festival and also played SXSW. It will be released in October.
Jagjaguwar produced in conjunction with Greyshack Films and Larry Fessenden’s Glass Eye Pix, along with Mike S. Ryan and Brent Kunkle producing. Rough House Pictures — the production company of Danny McBride, David Gordon Green, Jody Hill, and Matt Reilly — attached themselves to the film during Sundance.
Tribeca will do a select theatrical release day-and-date with on-demand platforms including video-on-demand offerings iTunes, Amazon Watch Instantly, Vudu, Xbox and Samsung Media Hub…
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