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Sundance Film Festival 2015: Comedians get serious in new movies
Sundance Film Festival 2015: Comedians get serious in new movies

The Sundance Film Festival is often a place where film actors can try on new guises outside the high-pressure, pigeonholing world of mainstream Hollywood. But when the indie fest gets underway next month, it will bring a very particular kind of reinvention: comic performers with robust stage reputations taking on highly serious screen roles. Sarah Silverman will star as a drug addict, Melissa Rauch will play a lost-soul former gymnast, Jack Black will try desperately to make his high-school past right and Jemaine Clement will play a struggling single dad, organizers said Wednesday. "I think comedians are finding a lot of new ways to express themselves," said Sundance...

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