The Just for Laughs Festival has announced new additions to its lineup, including Chelsea Handler, Judd Apatow, Kevin Hart, Jimmy Carr, Wanda Sykes, Tig Notaro, Gina Yashere and Bobby Lee.
The Montrealset Just for Laughs Festival is going virtual for its 2020 edition this autumn, setting a two-day online event for the annual A-list comedy showcase for October 9-10. In April, organizers had postponed the 38th edition of the confab to the September amid the coronavirus pandemic; it had originally been set for mid-July.
Programming lineups will be announced in the weeks to come, but the Just For Laughs Group said the offering will be a mix of free and interactive online gatherings, conversations, panels, performances and events. JFL Montreal’s ComedyPRO, Toronto’s JFL42 and ComedyCon will also be a part of the lineup.