Comedy, Tragedy And Real Life Fuel ‘Stan & Ollie’, ‘The Rider’ – The Contenders LA

Two movies from Sony Pictures Classics presented at today's The Contenders LA at the DGA Theater reflect radically different worlds but have in common the challenge of being based on real-life events. Actor John C. Reilly joined Deadline's Pete Hammond to discuss the daunting challenge of portraying larger-than-life comedy star Oliver Hardy in Stan & Ollie alongside Steve Coogan as Stan Laurel, directed by John S. Baird from a script by Jeff Pope. Hammond started off by…

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