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Norm MacDonald filmed a special stand-up movie to be released after his death

Norm MacDonald filmed a special stand-up movie to be released after his death

Norm MacDonald finally laughs after it was announced that the comedian had secretly filmed one of the private final confrontations before his death.

MacDonald died last September at the age of 61. But the comedian filmed a one-hour private scene, which was filmed in his living room. Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special will premiere on Netflix on May 30.

to me The Hollywood ReporterMacDonald went to the hospital in 2020 and was told the results were not good. And before he even started an action, MacDonald proceeded to shoot a special. “He wanted to record this on tape just in case – as he put it – things went south,” longtime McDonald’s production partner Laurie Jo Hoekstra told THR.

“He intended to get a special to share if something happened.”

Norm MacDonald died after a nine-year battle with cancer, and has been kept private. “He never wanted his diagnosis to affect the way the public or any of his loved ones saw him,” Hoekstra said.

Macdonald has had a rich career in comedy that spans through a legendary transformation on Saturday Night Live as well as several beloved specials and an ABC sitcom.

Known for its snappy wit and delivery, Literally Last Laugh for a Special is the perfect farewell from one of the best comedies in history.

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