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Jon Stewart’s Timely Political Comedy ‘Irresistible’ Is Ready For Your Vote, Blind Melon Docu ‘All I Can Say’ Debuts: Specialty Preview

Jon Stewart’s Timely Political Comedy ‘Irresistible’ Is Ready For Your Vote, Blind Melon Docu ‘All I Can Say’ Debuts: Specialty Preview

In what has been one hell of an election year, Jon Stewart is cutting through all of it with his biting political comedy Irresistible starring Steve Carell, Rose Byrne and Chris Cooper. The Focus Features film was originally set to hit theaters on May 29, but like all films impacted by the pandemic, it pivoted to PVOD and drops today.

Written by Stewart, Irresistible follows a Democrat political consultant (Carell) who helps a retired Marine colonel (Cooper) run for mayor against a Republican rival (Byrne) in a small Wisconsin town. This marks a reunion of sorts for Stewart and Carell, who was a recurring correspondent on The Daily Show between 1999 and 2005. The film is also Stewart’s latest outing as a feature film director. His first pic, Rosewater, was released in 2014 and told the story of Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari who was accused and brutally interrogated by Iranian forces for being a spy.

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