Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Watch: Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis + Other Emmy Season Drama Actresses Talk Race, Sexism, Aging in Hollywood Watch: Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis + Other Emmy Season Drama Actresses Talk Race, Sexism, Aging in Hollywood Teaser: Tahir Jetter's Dark Romantic Comedy, 'Occasionally Dating Black Women' Teaser: Tahir Jetter's Dark Romantic Comedy, 'Occasionally Dating Black Women' ‘Straight Outta Compton’ May Be F. Gary Gray's Best. So What’s Your Opening Box Office Prediction? ‘Straight Outta Compton’ May Be F. Gary Gray's Best. So What’s Your Opening Box Office Prediction? Weekend B.O. July 31 - Aug. 2 (No One Cares) Weekend B.O. July 31 - Aug. 2 (No One Cares) Bill Duke Attached to Direct Ensemble Dramedy About a Wealthy, Dysfunctional Black Family Bill Duke Attached to Direct Ensemble Dramedy About a Wealthy, Dysfunctional Black Family 'Jessica Jones' Producers Share Details on How Involved Luke Cage Will Be in the Series 'Jessica Jones' Producers Share Details on How Involved Luke Cage Will Be in the Series Starz Releases First Full Trailer for 'Survivor's Remorse' Season 2 (LeBron James Will Feature This Year) Starz Releases First Full Trailer for 'Survivor's Remorse' Season 2 (LeBron James Will Feature This Year) Nice! Lupita Nyong’o Will Star in Danai Gurira's Liberia Civil War Drama ''Eclipsed' Nice! Lupita Nyong’o Will Star in Danai Gurira's Liberia Civil War Drama ''Eclipsed' 'Beasts of No Nation' Gets a First Teaser Trailer 'Beasts of No Nation' Gets a First Teaser Trailer Watch Episode One of Controversial Caribbean-Set TV Series ‘Chee$e’ Watch Episode One of Controversial Caribbean-Set TV Series ‘Chee$e’ John Legend and His Get Lifted Production Company to Executive Produce WGN America's 'Underground' John Legend and His Get Lifted Production Company to Executive Produce WGN America's 'Underground' Nollywood Is a Genre of Nigerian Film & Not the Entire Nigerian Film Industry (Watch Al Jazeera's New Documentary) Nollywood Is a Genre of Nigerian Film & Not the Entire Nigerian Film Industry (Watch Al Jazeera's New Documentary) It Looks Like 'Beasts of No Nation' Will Be THE "Black Film" in Awards Season Contention This Year - With 9 Other Potentials It Looks Like 'Beasts of No Nation' Will Be THE "Black Film" in Awards Season Contention This Year - With 9 Other Potentials Marvel Hopes to Release a New Netflix Series Every 6 Months - Including 'Luke Cage' & 'The Defenders' of Course Marvel Hopes to Release a New Netflix Series Every 6 Months - Including 'Luke Cage' & 'The Defenders' of Course Queen Latifah Will Play Wiz and Mary J. Blige Is Evillene in NBC's Musical Production of 'The Wiz' Queen Latifah Will Play Wiz and Mary J. Blige Is Evillene in NBC's Musical Production of 'The Wiz' 5 Tips on Writing No-Budget/Low-Budget Feature Screenplays... Back (or Rather Black) By Popular Demand... 5 Tips on Writing No-Budget/Low-Budget Feature Screenplays... Back (or Rather Black) By Popular Demand... Starz Announces Return Date for Original Series 'Power' + New Key Art + Trailer Starz Announces Return Date for Original Series 'Power' + New Key Art + Trailer Why Was Janet Hubert (Aunt Viv) Really Replaced on 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'? Buzzfeed Investigates Why Was Janet Hubert (Aunt Viv) Really Replaced on 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'? Buzzfeed Investigates Third 'Best Man' Movie Gets a Title, an Official 2016 Release Date & A Most Unexpected Wedding Third 'Best Man' Movie Gets a Title, an Official 2016 Release Date & A Most Unexpected Wedding Netflix Explains Why It Doesn't Always Have That Film Or TV Show You Really Want To See (Video) Netflix Explains Why It Doesn't Always Have That Film Or TV Show You Really Want To See (Video)

Nathan Stewart-Jarrett Gets Caught Up In A Love Triangle In Dramedy 'The Comedian' (Trailer)

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act November 16, 2012 at 5:28PM

Browsing through the lineup of the 4th annual Festival de Cinéma Européen des Arcs, which takes place in Paris, France, from December 15 through 22, I found this...
3
Nathan Jarrett 'The Comedian'

Browsing through the lineup of the 4th annual Festival de Cinéma Européen des Arcs, which takes place in Paris, France, from December 15 through 22, I found this...

A dramedy titled The Comedian, which stars Edward Hogg, Elisa Lasowski, and our man from the hit UK series Misfits, Nathan Stewart- Jarrett.

Directed by Tom Shkolnik, the synopsis for The Comedian reads:

Ed is a stand up comedian in his early thirties, he is handsome, charming, witty and lost. Trying to make it on the London comedy circuit, he spends his nights performing in small rooms above pubs and his days making ends meet at a call centre. He lives with Elisa, a beautiful French singer, the two like brother and sister, inseparable, loving and asexual. One day, on a night bus home, Ed meets Nathan, a young black artist, blunt, honest and free. They immediately connect and begin a passionate affair. Suddenly Ed is faced with a choice between his attraction to a man and his love for a woman.

Obviously they're all using their real first names as their characters' names, and judging from the below clip, the filmmaker appears to be going for naturalistic performances, and an ambiance that deliver a kind of neo-neo-realistic work, we could say.

Glad to see Stewart-Jarrett grow beyond the Misfits universe, which is really the only work we really know him for; in recent months, we've highlighted 2 or 3 other non-Misfits projects he's attached to.

I couldn't find a trailer for The Comedian; just this clip.


Extrait The comedian - Bus by FestivalduFilmDinard

This article is related to: Nathan Stewart-Jarrett


Shadow & ActNewsletter