In Punching Henry, a journeyman comedian played by Henry Phillips is lured to Los Angeles by J.K. Simmons’ TV producer, who wants to make him a reality star. Will Phillips’ character agree to stop telling jokes for a living and instead become the butt of them? You can find out on Feb. 24, when the comedy is released in theaters.
Directed by Gregori Viens, who cowrote the film with Phillips, Punching Henry also stars Sarah Silverman, Tig Notaro, Stephanie Allyne, Mark Cohen, and Jim Jefferies, with appearances by Al Madrigal, Doug Stanhope, Mike Judge, Ashley Johnson, Myq Kaplan, Matt Kirshen, Michaela Watkins, Chris Fairbanks, Angela Trimbur, Brendon Walsh, and Nikki Glaser.
Watch the trailer for Punching Henry below and an exclusive clip, above.
Punching Henry is released by Well Go USA on digital HD on Feb. 21 and in theaters Feb. 24.