Derek Is Funny (2018)

This is the story of Derek, who has to stand up for his comedy because he can't sellout on his dream.

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Updated: 4 November 2017
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Johnny Kale
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Writer #1
Adam Rashad Glenn ...
Shaun
Tatiana Watson ...
Allison
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Curtis
Camille Theobald ...
Standup Comic
Jon Clinkenbeard ...
Rob
Brian Quagan ...
Writer #3
Jack Hughes ...
Writer #2
Elena Clara ...
Writer #5
Joey Pfeifer ...
Allen
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Derek (as Denzel Williams)
Valery Vincent ...
Writer #4
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When do you know that you've hit the big time? Struggling comedian, Derek, has started a writing job at a top-rated nightly comedy show and his career appears to be secure, but he's unfulfilled. He isn't making the type of comedy that he loves. After a serendipitous late-night interaction with an unassuming fan, Derek finds an outlet for his comedy by doing stand-up bits in the subway. These bits are filmed by his subway audience, and posted on Youtube, Facebook, distributed through Snapchat. In the subway he is free to say what he wants and what he thinks people need to hear. He doesn't hold back on politics, race, or gender, and for his commentary he faces verbal and sometimes physical abuse. Neither stop him from always being authentic, funny, and thought provoking. Derek puts his job and personal relationships on the line to be the artist he must be. Derek is Funny is a feature film about the struggling artist who won't sell out, even when the most sought-after television deal is ... Written by Reid Arnstein

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