Hannibal Buress Helped Back Fellow Comedian’s Web Series, ‘Unrequited’

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Hannibal Buress recently played investor of a new web series entitled, ‘Unrequited’. According to Interrobang, Buress was approached by fellow comedian Tanael Joachim when funds got too low to finish the project. The series which was written and created by Joachim; follows a Haitian writer who looks to get his love life on the right track. Check out the trailer, below.

Hatian writer and up and coming comedian Tanael Joachim (“T.J.”) created a web series called “Unrequited” with money he earned from his standup, his day job as a handyman, and funds raised from friends and family. When he ran out of money during post-production, in a moment of wishful thinking, he reached out to a famous comedian: Hannibal Buress. Burress loved the project and decided to give Joachim half the money he needed to finish the series.Tanael was not only thrilled about the funding but also the “indescribable feeling of validation” from getting the support from Buress.Funded in part by Hannibal Buress, created, written, and directed by Haitian comedian Tanael Joachim (FOX, New York Times OpEd Writer, AXS TV), “Unrequited” follows Jacques, a Haitian writer in Brooklyn, dealing with an old flame who came back in his life.

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