Amazon hosts a roast of 2020, of kinds, together with your fave feminine comics and entertainers
If you’re a living-breathing human of Earth, chances are high you’re able to put 2020 to mattress. Well, Amazon heard your cries and cooked up an truly excellent year-end comedy revue to ship 2020 out with a nicely, not a bang, however ship it out with a, “dont let the door hit you on the way out” or one thing?
Amazon simply dropped a trailer for Yearly Departed, a comedy particular that performs out like a socially distanced funeral for the 12 months 2020 starring your favourite feminine comedians “eulogizing” this absolute trash fireplace of a 12 months.
2 Dope Queens’ Phoebe Robinson hosts the epic funeral as comics and proficient performers like Tiffany Haddish, Rachel Brosnahan, Sarah Silverman, Natasha Rothwell, Patti Harrison, Natasha Leggero, and Ziwe give this pandemic 12 months the send-off it deserves. They’re all wearing black and the particular is ready in what appears to be like like an precise funeral house.
Amazon says the “eulogies” in Yearly Departed will sort out every thing “that we’ve ‘lost’ in 2020.” Think of it like a roast of 2020, as a result of if anybody or something is deserving of an hour of insult comedy, it’s this rattling 12 months. It’s additionally simply spectacular that this assortment of proficient ladies had been capable of prepare dinner up one thing well timed and humorous throughout a pandemic.
“After a year of societal upheaval, plague, murder hornets and banana bread, Yearly Departed will give 2020 the huge send-off it deserves, from some of the world’s funniest women,” Amazon stated in a press release (by way of The Wrap).
“Let’s take a moment of silence. Okay, moment over. Sayonara 2020,” Silverman says along with her signature deadpan. And later, she jokes that 2020 is the one 12 months all of us had the identical “fear that at any moment, the nuclear codes could end up on Twitter.” Legerro jokes that “after being quarantined for eight months, I was ready to reach down, tie my own tubes and double-knot that sh*t.”
Robinson took to Instagram to share her delight on the new particular. “After months and months of not shooting anything because of Covid, it’s really nice to return for an all-female cast, all female writers room, and female directed comedy special for @amazonprimevideo. So grateful to be a part of cast of comedy queens as we all tell 2020 to eat our biscuits!”
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star Rachel Brosnahan, not solely seems within the particular, however govt produced it too, and stated “the best part of 2020 was getting to say goodbye & good riddance to it alongside this hilarious crew.”
Robinson, who hosts the particular, stated in a press release earlier this 12 months (by way of IndieWire) that “the world is beyond stressful and confusing, so I’m honored to help take everyone’s minds off the heaviness with some much-needed comedy while wearing a fresh wig.”
The one-hour particular airs on Amazon Prime on December 30, simply in time to say “see ya never” to 2020. Or as Brosnahan put it, “Roast in Peace 2020.”