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Fund This: Ucb Co-Founder Wants $52,650 To Make ‘A Better You’

18 March 2014 5:02 PM, PDT | | See recent Tubefilter News news »

Project Name: A Better You Asking For: $52,650 on Indiegogo Amount Raised Thus Far (At Time Of Post): $7,718 Days Remaining In Campaign (At Time Of Post): 34 Description: A Better You is a comedy film directed by Matt Walsh, who is best known for being one of the co-creators of the Upright Citizen's Brigade. As you might expect from someone who founded one of the most famous improv theaters in the country, Walsh has built his movie around improvised exchanges. Brian Huskey (billed as "the guy who got decapitated in This Is The End) plays Dr. Ron, a therapist who has unscripted dialogues with his patients. In the pitch video, Huskey and Walsh demonstrate the nature of these exchanges. Creator Bio: In addition to his founding role in Ucb, Walsh is also a main cast member on Veep, HBO's critically acclaimed political satire series. This is his second time directing »

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‘Veep’ Star Matt Walsh Launches Indiegogo Campaign for Post-Production on ‘A Better You’ (Video)

13 March 2014 9:13 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Veep” star and Upright Citizen's Brigade co-founder Matt Walsh wants to raise a very specific $52,650 on Indiegogo to crowdfund his new improv movie, “A Better You.” Walsh directed the film, which stars friend Brian Huskey (“This Is the End”). The duo, which also co-wrote the rough screenplay outline, needs money for post-production. See video: Neil Young Shatters Pono Music Kickstarter Goal in One Day On their fund-raising page, Walsh provides one of the better reasons for the whole Hollywood-star-asking-for-your-money thing, which can sometimes become awkward with these ventures: ”One, I'm not truly famous, I'm more of a “Hey I know that guy” celebrity, »

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'Veep's' Matt Walsh Launches Indiegogo Campaign for Comedy Film

13 March 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Comedian Matt Walsh is turning to fans for help on his next feature film.  The co-founder of Upright Citizens Brigade launched on Thursday an Indiegogo campaign for improvised comedy A Better You. Walsh is asking fans to contribute $52,650 by April 21 to help cover the film's postproduction costs. A Better You, co-written by Walsh and Brian Huskey (This Is the End), stars Huskey as a hypnotherapist in the midst of a midlife meltdown. Comedians Horatio Sanz (Saturday Night Live), Adam Pally (The Mindy Project), Natasha Leggero (Chelsea Lately), Rob Huebel (The Descendants), Jo Lo Truglio (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and Andrew

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