News Sundance Now, Circus Kid Premieres Dec 21 Published 1 year ago on December 6, 2017 Sundance Now, the AMC Networks streaming service, has announced that documentary Circus Kid will get an exclusive premiere on December 21. The doco, produced by Jon Hamm, Jennifer Westfeldt and Eden Wurmfeld, directed by Lorenzo Pisoni and executive produced by Daniel Radcliffe and Karen Lehner, documents the spirit, the lunacy, the daring, the danger and the dynamics of growing up in a circus family. It captures Lorenzo Pisoni’s unique childhood and showcases Pisoni’s father, Larry, his mother Peggy, his sister Gypsy (who recently created the circus work in the Tony-winning Broadway smash Pippin), and original Pickle Family Circus member, Bill Irwin, Geoff Hoyle and many others in The Pickles. “‘Circus Kid’ is a universal story of family and of growing up that will speak to the entire Sundance Now audience,” said Jan Diedrichsen, General Manager, SundanceTV and Sundance Now. “Both fantastic and fantastical, this documentary is a rare gem and we are so proud to be able to offer it to our members.” “When I met, and worked with Lorenzo in 2013, I was floored that this dashing Clark Kent type grew up in the circus — performing from age 2 alongside his clown father, his juggler mother and his acrobat sister. A glimpse into a childhood of being locked in trunks, thrown stories high into the air and performing with men in gorilla suits felt like great fodder for a fun documentary,” said producer Jennifer Westfeldt. “But when I met Larry, Lorenzo’s magnetic and complicated father, a deeper story emerged. This film is, at its heart, a bittersweet portrait of Larry Pisoni— who was the best leader, coach, clown partner and boss a circus kid could hope to have — but struggled to be what his son perhaps needed most: a parent.” “Lorenzo has made a film, ‘Circus Kid,’ about his life experience that is at once incredibly unique, touching, and engrossing while also inspiring anyone who sees it to unlock their own coming of age story,” said Daniel Radcliffe, Executive Producer. A Points West Production, in association with Eden Wurmfeld Films and Pro Media, the film is executive produced by Karen Lehner and Daniel Radcliffe (“Harry Potter” film franchise); Sarah Dussealt, Jennifer Westfeldt, Eden Wurmfeld, Jon Hamm, William Rexer ll and Lorenzo Pisoni are producers; Pisoni also directed the film. Daniel RadcliffeDocumentaryJon HammSundance Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes5 hours ago Portals to Hell: Emerald Hill Hell House (S1EP5 Travel Fri 24 May 2019) Emerald Hill Hell House: Jack Osbourne and Katrina Weidman investigate a 19th-century estate in Monongahela, Pa., which is bursting with... Episodes5 hours ago Doom Patrol: Ezekiel Patrol (Season 1 Finale DC Fri 24 May 2019) Ezekiel Patrol: The Doom Patrol go their separate ways in the season finale. Airdate: Friday 24 May 2019 on DC.... Episodes5 hours ago Warrior: They Don’t Pay Us Enough to Think (S1EP8 Cinemax Fri 24 May 2019) They Don’t Pay Us Enough to Think: After a bloodbath on the streets of Chinatown, the Hop Wei and Long... Episodes5 hours ago Whistleblower Season 2 Premieres Fri 24 May 2019 on CBS WHISTLEBLOWER begins its second season on Friday, May 24 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), investigating the real-life David vs. Goliath stories of... Episodes5 hours ago Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Fear and Loathing on the Planet of Kitson(S6EP3 ABC Fri 24 May 2019) Fear and Loathing on the Planet of Kitson: It’s a wild night out on the planet of Kitson for the... search EPISODES Episodes5 hours ago Pitching In Premieres Fri 24 May on Acorn TV In the series opener of Pitching In, recent widower, Frank Hardcastle (Larry Lamb, EastEnders), is struggling to find the energy... Episodes5 hours ago She’s Gotta Have It Season 2 Premieres Fri 24 May on Netflix A seriously sexy comedy and rousing celebration of female empowerment, She’s Gotta Have It Season 2 offers a timely and... Episodes5 hours ago Vida Season 2 Premieres Fri 24 May on Starz Episode 7: The bar prepares to host a fundraiser for Eddy’s hospital expenses while Emma and Lyn learn the truth... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 months ago The Man Who Killed Don Quixote | 2018 | Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself... Movies2 months ago Triple Frontier | 2019 | Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Struggling to make ends meet, former special ops soldiers reunite for a high-stakes heist: stealing $75 million from a South... Movies2 months ago Captive State | 2019 | John Goodman, Vera Farmiga Nearly a decade after occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the lives of a Chicago neighborhood on both sides of the... mytvtonight mytvtonight devoted to all things film and tv.