The fictional series explores L.A.’s famed ’70s stand-up comedy scene and stars Academy Award® winner Melissa Leo (The Fighter, Treme), Ari Graynor (Bad Teacher), Michael Angarano (The Knick), Clark Duke (Hot Tub Time Machine), Andrew Santino (Mixology), Erik Griffin (Workaholics), RJ Cyler (Power Rangers), Al Madrigal (The Daily Show) and Jake Lacy (Obvious Child) as part of a large ensemble cast. There’s an impressive array of guest stars such as Stephen Guarino (Happy Endings), Brianne Howey (Horrible Bosses 2), Jon Daly (Kroll Show), Ginger Gonzaga (Togetherness), Dylan Baker (The Good Wife), Robert Forster (Jackie Brown), Cathy Moriarty (Raging Bull), and even Captain America: Civil War star Sebastian Stan and Spider-Man 2 villain Alfred Molina. For Goldie and her crew, there’s truly no such thing as an easy laugh. All Rights Reserved. Affiliate links used when available. Even though I didn’t live through the 1970s, the spirit of the world of stand-up comedy hasn’t changed at all, and this looks like it captures what it’s like to be a struggling stand-up comedian. Watch the I'm Dying Up Here trailer for a glimpse into the world of stand-up comedy as it was back in the 1970s, complete with all the mustaches and hair. TV News: Smithsonian Channel Documentary NIGHTMARE ON EVEREST Airs April 24, TV News: Syfy Announces Spring-Summer 2017 Schedule, Apr Already a subscriber? TV News: Showtime Announces Premiere Dates For New Series. See How Justin Bieber’s 2020 Is Going In YouTube Doc. The second episode will be available at midnight on SHOWTIME ON DEMAND. Guest stars include Stephen Guarino (Happy Endings), Brianne Howey (Horrible Bosses 2), Jon Daly (Kroll Show) and Ginger Gonzaga (Togetherness). This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. 'A Creepshow Animated Special' Trailer Teases Killer Clowns and One Extremely Effed-Up Beach Trip, The 'Dash & Lily' Trailer Boasts Cute-Ass YA Holiday Cheer Out the Wazoo, 'Dreamland' Trailer Stars Margot Robbie As a Dangerous Outlaw in Love, 'Run' Trailer: Sarah Paulson Gets Twisted in Hulu's New Thriller from the Director of 'Searching', Exclusive 'Fugitive Dreams' Trailer Teases a Beautiful Black-and-White Shot Search for Home. That’s one reason to get cautiously excited about I’m Dying Up Here, Showtime’s new comedic-drama about a 1970s comedy club, Goldie’s, and the brave souls that take its stage nightly. You\'ll receive the next newsletter in your inbox. I’m Dying Up Here stars Academy Award winner Melissa Leo (Wayward Pines, Treme), Ari Graynor (Bad Teacher), Michael Angarano (The Knick), Clark Duke (Hot Tub Time Machine), Andrew Santino (Mixology), Erik Griffin (Workaholics), RJ Cyler (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl), Al Madrigal (The Daily Show), and Jake Lacy (Obvious Child) as part of a large ensemble cast. ©FILMSTARTS.de. The three-part series will premiere in early 2021. Melissa Leo is the club owner who’s calling the shots, while a ragtag group of actors play comedians fighting for stage time. Über uns | All Rights Reserved. I’m Dying Up Here follows a group of stand-up comedians (played by Clark Duke, R.J. Cyler, Ari Graynor, and more) hoping to make it big at a time when stand-up comedy was one of the most popular forms of entertainment in the country. Melissa Leo is the woman behind the club Goldie’s where all the action is, while other cast members include Michael Angarano (The Knick), Andrew Santino (Mixology), Erik Griffin (Workaholics), Al Madrigal (The Daily Show) and Jake Lacy (Obvious Child).