A documentary function film about the late comic Andy Kaufman has simply begun manufacturing. Kaufman was a beloved comic and efficiency artist again within the ’70s and ’80s. He first obtained a serious highlight when he was invited to be part of the primary season of Saturday Night Live. On that present, he would develop a personality that may go on to evolve into the character of Latka Gravas, Kaufman’s most well-known function from the sitcom, Taxi. Unfortunately, Kaufman handed away in 1984 after a battle with lung most cancers on the age of 35.
As first introduced by THR, Alex Braverman is ready to direct an upcoming documentary function about Kaufman. The director of Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain, Morgan Neville, shall be producing the film by way of his firm Tremolo Productions. Also concerned in producing are Josh and Benny Safdie, famously recognized for creating Uncut Gems, in addition to Rick Rubin and Chuck Braverman, the producers of Kaufman’s 1980 particular, Andy Kaufman Plays Carnegie Hall.
This upcoming documentary would be the first film about Kaufman since he was portrayed within the 1999 biopic, Man on the Moon, by Jim Carrey. Braverman states that he has all the time wished to make a film about Kauffman and that he hopes the film will honor his legacy. Producers of the film have secured rights to lots of Kaufman’s performances, in addition to just a few choose movies. The documentary may also function never-before-seen footage and audio of Andy Kaufman from early in his profession. The untitled film is but to be arrange with any studio or community nor does it have a launch date set.
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