May 30, 2024 1:48 pm

Chris Farley Biopic Casts Paul Walter Hauser as the Comedy Legend
Chris Farley Biopic Casts Paul Walter Hauser as the Comedy Legend

Chris Farley Biopic Casts Paul Walter Hauser as the Comedy Legend

The legendary comedian Chris Farley (SNL, Tommy Boy, Black Sheep) is getting the biopic treatment, with Lorne Michaels producing. The film is set to be Josh Gad’s directorial debut and is written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, a writing team with a long history who have penned The Spectacular Now, The Disaster Artist, (500) Days of Summer, The Fault in Our Stars, and more. Farley will be played by Paul Walter Hauser, famous for the titular role in Clint Eastwood’s film Richard Jewell and his Emmy and Golden Globe-winning performance in the Apple TV series Black Bird.

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​Lorne Michaels (SNL) will produce a biopic of comedy legend Chris Farley, who will be played by Paul Walter Hauser. Read More