A Futile And Stupid Gesture -The National Lampoon Story

A Futile And Stupid Gesture -The National Lampoon Story


A Futile and Stupid Gesture is an American biographical comedy-drama film, based on Josh Karp's book of the same name, directed by David Wain, and written by Michael Colton and John Aboud. The film stars Will Forte as comedy writer Douglas Kenney, during the rise and fall of National Lampoon. The film had its world premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival on January 24] and was released on Netflix on January 26, 2018. This is the first time it has been available on physical media.

Directed by David Wain
Produced by Jonathan Stern
Peter Principato and Ted Sarandos
Screenplay by    
John Aboud
Michael Colton
Based on    A Futile and Stupid Gesture
by Josh Karp

Will Forte
Domhnall Gleeson
Martin Mull
Joel McHale
Thomas Lennon
John Gemberling
Matt Walsh
Rick Glassman
Jon Daly
Seth Green
Emmy Rossum

Cinematography    Kevin Atkinson
Edited by    
Jamie Gross
David Egan
Robert Nassau
Production company Abominable Pictures
Principato-Young Entertainment
Distributed by Netflix

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