Netflix has slotted July 9 for the global launch of Aziz Ansari Right Now, Ansari’s new comedy special, and has released a first-look teaser.
The comedy special, based on Ansari’s worldwide comedy tour Road to Nowhere, was directed by Oscar-winner Spike Jonze (Her, Being John Malkovich, Adaptation).
Road to Nowhere sold out in 75 cities in the United States and 12 countries abroad including shows in Mumbai, Dehli, Sydney (Sydney Opera House), London (Royal Albert Hall), and Paris (L’Olympia). Most recently, Ansari sold out 2 shows at New York City’s famed Radio City Music Hall (June 14 & 15) and 3 shows with Dave Chappelle at Austin’s The Paramount Theater in April.
The Jonze-directed special is a filmed set from the Brooklyn Academy of Music tour dates in Brooklyn, New York.
Ansari created and starred in Netflix series Master of None for which he won two Emmys and a Golden Globe for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy. He first became known for his role as Tom Haverford in NBC’s Parks and Recreation.
Aziz Ansari Right Now is Ansari’s second Netflix comedy special (his fifth overall), following Live At Madison Square Garden, which premiered in 2015.
Watch the teaser above.
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