How many “Die Hard” jokes is too many “Die Hard” jokes? The limit will not exist for the upcoming “Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis.”
The Viacom-owned network announced Tuesday that Bruce Willis will be the Roastee for this year’s edition of its infamous special.
“This ain’t the first time I’ll be tied to a chair and held hostage by a group of humorless a–holes for a couple hours,” Willis said.
“Bruce has survived terrorists, Armageddon, romance and death itself. Yet, nothing has prepared him for this Roast,” Comedy Central President Kent Alterman added.
“The Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis” (#BruceWillisRoast) will take place in Los Angeles with the tape and airdate still to come.
The 2018 special will be executive produced by Joel Gallen under Tenth Planet Productions. Gallen has helmed and directed the “Comedy Central Roasts” of stars Rob Lowe, Justin Bieber, James Franco, Charlie Sheen, and Donald Trump, and William Shatner, with that last one grabbing an Emmy nod.
Christian McLaughlin will serve as executive in charge of production for the network.