Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Multi-hyphenate Jay Chandrasekhar (Easter Sunday) has signed with Cinetic Media for management across all media. Chandrasekhar is an actor, writer, entrepreneur and filmmaker, as well as a founding member of the comedy troupe Broken Lizard. His work with that group includes the cult favorite features Super Troopers, Super Troopers 2, Club Dread and Beerfest which he wrote, directed and starred in. He is also known for directing the 2005 hit remake of The Dukes of Hazzard for Warner Bros. Chandrasekhar most recently directed the comedy Easter Sunday, starring comedian Jo Koy, for Universal and DreamWorks, which...
‘Easter Sunday’ Trailer: New Comedy From Jo Koy & Jay Chandrasekhar Promises A Funny “Filipino Superbowl” This Summer
“Easter Sunday is like the Filipino Superbowl,” is one of the standout lines said by critically acclaimed comedian Jo Koy (“Jo Koy: Comin’ in Hot”) in a trailer for the forthcoming comedy “Easter Sunday.” Koy finds himself in the middle of a riotous family gathering in the latest offering from Jay Chandrasekhar, who is best known for his work with the Broken Lizard comedy troupe, who brought us the cult classic “Super Troopers” in 2001. Koy stars as a middle-aged man visiting his family for the Easter holiday, soon finding himself embroiled in encounters with old flames-turned-police officers, having to ease tensions between his mother and his aunt, and helping out a cousin who owes a lot of money to some unsavory characters, amongst other raucous offerings.
For the past decade, Super Troopers director Jay Chandrasekhar (pictured, right) has mostly kept busy by directing episodes of television shows like Community, Psych, Royal Pains, New Girl, Fresh Off the Boat, and The Goldbergs. After interrupting a long TV run to take the helm of Super Troopers 2 back in 2018, Chandrasekhar is returning to the big screen with Easter Sunday, a new family comedy based on the life experiences and stand-up comedy of Jo Koy.
Jo Koy is attached to star in the family comedy. Jay Chandrasekhar, the director of cult comedy Super Troopers who in recent years has been working on TV’s The Goldbergs and Fresh Off the Boat, is returning to the feature world. Chandrasekhar has signed on to direct Easter Sunday, a...