From the team behind HBO’s “If You’re Not In The Obit, Eat Breakfast” and “The Bronx, USA” HBO’s THE SUPER BOB EINSTEIN MOVIE celebrates the life and legacy of the late actor, writer and producer Bob Einstein. Written, produced, and directed by Danny Gold, THE SUPER BOB EINSTEIN MOVIE features some of Einstein’s greatest comedic contributions, including his iconic alter-ego Super Dave Osborne, his work both behind and in front of the camera on “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour,” and his defining role as the unforgettable Marty Funkhouser on “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” THE SUPER BOB EINSTEIN MOVIE explores Einstein’s unlikely discovery and enduring career, sharing the many evolving layers of Einstein’s comedy from the people that knew him best including comedic peers, Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Susie Essman, Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear, David Letterman, Steve Martin, Rob Reiner, Jerry Seinfeld, and Sarah Silverman, as well as many additional friends & family members. Director and producer Danny Gold joins us to talk about one of the most revered comedic talents in the history of television and the brother of another comedic genius, Albert Brooks.
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About the filmmaker – Danny Gold is a seasoned director, producer, and writer with expertise in developing, producing and directing original material across multiple platforms including television, new media, feature films and theater. Danny has produced and directed projects for the History Channel, MTV, ABC Family (now Freeform), and HBO as well as Twentieth Century Fox, Warner Bros., Sony, Dreamworks, The Weinstein Company and Disney. He also has extensive background in feature films including developing and Executive Producing the “Agent Cody Banks” franchise for MGM. Danny co-directed the award winning feature documentary “100 Voices: A Journey Home”. Danny’s previous directorial effort, “If You’re Not In The Obit, Eat Breakfast”, starring Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Dick Van Dyke, Norman Lear, Kirk Douglas, Betty White, Tony Bennett and Jerry Seinfeld. Danny Gold is a member of the Directors Guild of America. The Super Bob Einstein Movie features a number of interviews with Einstein’s comedian peers including Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Susie Essman, Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear, David Letterman, Steve Martin, Rob Reiner, Jerry Seinfeld, and Sarah Silverman, as well as many additional friends & family members. The Super Bob Einstein Movie will be airing on HBO beginning Tuesday, December 28.mod3productions.com