‘Belushi’ Trailer: R.J. Cutler’s Showtime Doc Offers a Deep Dive Into a Comedy Icon

Showtime has unveiled the trailer for R.J.

Cutler’s upcoming “Belushi” documentary, which will offer a deep dive into the life of American icon John Belushi and feature previously unheard audiotapes.Per Showtime, the documentary will examine Belushi’s extraordinary life in the words of his collaborators, friends, and family, including Dan Aykroyd, Jim Belushi, Penny Marshall, Lorne Michaels, Carrie Fisher, Chevy Chase, Harold Ramis, Jane Curtin, Ivan Reitman, and his high school sweetheart and later wife Judy Belushi.“From his early years growing up in Wheaton, Illinois, John Belushi showed an extraordinary talent for comedy and music.

It was a visit to the Second City theater in Chicago where he discovered his true calling, and from that moment John became an unstoppable and pioneering force in the comedy world.

From National Lampoon’s “Lemmings” and “Radio Hour” to one of the founding cast members on “Saturday Night Live,” his

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