If you’ve been wondering about an anticipated documentary on the life of Patrice O’Neal, we can now report that the project has now found a home at Comedy Central. According to reports, O’Neal’s fiance has teamed up with Bill Burr and his ‘All Things Comedy’ network to produce the film and is set to premiere on Comedy Central. Check out the details, below.
Comedy Central is teaming with All Things Comedy to produce a documentary about the late, great Patrice O’Neal. The docu will be an in-depth portrait of the comedian and is set to begin filming this fall. Michael Bonfiglio (Gary Gulman: The Great Depresh) will direct and executive produce alongside Bill Burr, Al Madrigal, Michael Bertolina of All Things Comedy as well as O’Neal’s fiancée Von Decarlo. Christian McLaughlin, Anne Harris and Gabriella Yacyk will oversee production for Comedy Central. The docu will recount the life story of O’Neal, who passed in 2011 at the age of 41. It will explore the hilarious and controversial material he left behind by utilizing an archive of never-before-seen personal materials and feature O’Neal’s family and friends who were influenced and affected by O’Neal.