After a long and successful run on both Netflix and stand-up comedy shows, this screenwriter and comedian surprises Nick Kroll hasn’t had a Netflix comedy special of its own yet. However, that course correction is happening as the streamer unveils the trailer for Nick Kroll: Little big boywhich premieres later this month and marks Kroll’s debut in the comedy special segment of the catalogue.
The special is part of Kroll’s hugely popular Middle Aged Boy comedy tour, which spanned the US, UK and Australia. The tour sold out at several venues including Carnegie Hall. Over the years, the comedian and actor has become known for his unique and unconventional perspectives on family and life stages, particularly childhood and adolescence.
For the Nick Kroll: Little big boy However, the stand-up comedian went one step further and talked about the later stages of life, as the trailer reveals. In the special, Kroll has much to say about our relationship with our mothers after we grow up, how fathers are often let off the hook, his own parenting experiences, and life in relationships in his mid-thirties. Oh, and the trick to farting without making noise.
Kroll has been dubbed the “Picasso of puberty” largely because of his most famous creation: Big mouth, an animated series revolving around high school kids who develop an extremely uncomfortable relationship with their bodies. The hit series has already been renewed for seasons 6 and 7 by Netflix. In addition, Kroll created human resourcesa spin-off workplace comedy series from the Big mouth Universe depicting the everyday life of puberty monsters from the flagship series.
Kroll produces himself as an executive producer Nick Kroll: Little big boy. The special is directed by the two-time Emmy nominee BillBenzwho has extensive comedy experience – he devised several episodes At home with Amy SedarisSketch series Portlandiaand other comedy shows.
Netflix premieres Nick Kroll: Little big boy on September 27th. You can check out the trailer below:
Watch the official synopsis here:
After 20 years of performing in stand-up, Nick Kroll makes his special stand-up debut on Netflix with Little Big Boy. Filmed at Washington DC’s Warner Theater in a set that’s hilarious with an emotional undercurrent, Nick also shows a bit of his vulnerable side as he talks about getting his heart broken for the first time at the ripe old age of 33 , the power of mothers, his journey to fatherhood, the trick to silently farting… and more.