Netflix drops trailer for Seth Rogen’s Hilarity for Charity special
James R | On 03, Apr 2018
From The Secret Policeman’s Ball to Teenage Cancer Trust, comedy and charity have long had a heart-warming, rib-tickling relationship, as comics around the world take to the stage to make people laugh and raise both money and awareness for good causes. Now, Netflix is getting in on the game, snapping up the rights to stream Seth Rogen’s annual Hilarity for Charity special.
Now in its sixth year, HFC aims to raise awareness and bridge the gap in understanding Alzheimer’s disease for the millennial generation, with guests including Kumail Nanjiani, Jeff Goldblum, Michelle Wolf, and The Muppets. Recorded at the Hollywood Palladium last month, Netflix has dropped a new trailer giving us a glimpes of the talent in action, from Tiffany Haddish and
Craig Robinson & The Nasty Delicious to Sasha Baron Cohen as David Attenborough – plus an animated short from Rick and Morty’s Justin Roiland
Hilarity for Charity premieres Friday 6th April on Netflix. Here’s the video:
Seth Rogen announces new Hilarity for Charity Netflix special
23rd March 2018
Seth Rogen has unveiled a star-studded line-up for a new charity comedy special on Netflix.
Called Hilarity for Charity, it’s something that Rogen and Lauren Miller first created back in 2012. Aiming to raise awareness and bridge the gap in understanding Alzheimer’s disease for the millennial generation, HFC helps to accelerate progress in Alzheimer’s care and research and support through the engagement of millennials. How do you engage with millennials? Go to Netflix. And so Rogen is bringing the sixth annual HFC event to the streaming service this April.
Rogen announced the move on YouTube, with a line-up of talent that includes Tiffany Haddish, Kumail Nanjiani, Jeff Goldblum, Craig Robinson & The Nasty Delicious, Post Malone,Michelle Wolf, John Mulaney, Sarah Silverman, Nick Kroll, Sacha Baron Cohen, and James Corden. Oh, and The Muppets.
The variety show will be recorded this weekend at the Hollywood Palladium. Rogen’s amusing announcement, meanwhile, can be seen below, with the whole thing set to be released on Netflix at a yet-to-be-announced date in April.