NEW YORK, April 10, 2018 – Comedy Central is ready to trade barbs with the ultimate wisecracking action hero. The #1 brand in comedy announced today that international film superstar Bruce Willis will be this year’s Roastee. The Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis (#BruceWillisRoast) will take place in Los Angeles with the tape and airdate to be announced at a later date.
“This ain’t the first time I’ll be tied to a chair and held hostage by a group of humorless assholes for a couple hours,” said Willis.
“Bruce has survived terrorists, Armageddon, romance and death itself. Yet, nothing has prepared him for this Roast,” said Kent Alterman, President, Comedy Central.
The Comedy Central Roast Of Bruce Willis will be executive produced by Joel Gallen from Tenth Planet Productions, who also served as Executive Producer and Director of the Comedy Central Roasts of Rob Lowe, Justin Bieber, James Franco, Charlie Sheen, and Donald Trump, as well as the Emmy®-nominated Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner. Christian McLaughlin is the Executive in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.
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