• Louis CK’s ‘Hilarious’ will be first stand-up concert film at Sundance

    Louis CKFor Louis C.K., 2010 may turn out to be merely an extension of 2009. The in-demand comic, was recently seen on the big screen in The Invention of Lying and on the small screen in a recurring role on Parks and Recreation, will premiere his stand-up concert film, Louis C.K.: Hilarious, next month at the Sundance Film Festival, to be held from Jan. 21-31 in Park City, Utah. It’s the first time Sundance will screen a stand-up comedy concert film, quite a feat with the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Eddie Murphy and Chris Rock having made plenty of concert films combined.

    Louis, whose second hour-long special, Louis C.K.: Chewed Up, was up for an Emmy Award in September in the category of Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Musical or Comedy Special, directed the new film, which he shot at The Pabst Theater in Milwaukee, Wisc., in April. Also next year, he will dissect his life as a comedian and single dad on the new FX series Louie.

    John Delery

    John Delery has written thousands of articles and millions of words in his career, and still he has professional goals: He wants "Be honest with me, Doc: Will I ever tweet again?" to someday supplant "Take my wife...please" as the Great American punch line.

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