John C. Reilly and Michael Cera will be joining Neil Hamburger, who takes on a role quite similar to his own stage persona. He will play an aging and broken down stand-up comedian known only as 'The Comedian' as he travels around the Southwestern United States. He is on a mission to meet his estranged daughter while also trying to revive his failing career.
Nomadic Independence and record label Jagjaguwar will co-finance the independent project. Production is already underway in Southern California. Also joining the cast are Tye Sheridan, Angeliki Papoulia and iconic actor Dean Stockwell.