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Louis C.K.’s movie premiere canceled as NYT story looms

His 'Late Show' appearance was also canceled.


Audra Schroeder


Published Nov 9, 2017   Updated May 22, 2021, 11:38 am CDT

The premiere of Louis C.K.’s controversial film I Love You, Daddy has been canceled.

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The movie was scheduled to screen Thursday night at New York City’s Paris Theatre, but “unexpected circumstances” caused the screening to be canceled, according to the film’s distribution company.

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According to the Hollywood Reporter, a source claims a New York Times story on the comedian is looming. Other sources have confirmed a story is on its way.

Rumors about Louis C.K. have been circulating for years, but the comedian has never directly addressed them. I Love You, Daddy caused some head-scratching after its September TIFF premiere. The film depicts a relationship between a 17-year-old (Chloe Grace Moretz, who plays C.K.’s daughter) and an older filmmaker (John Malkovich), which of course brought out the Woody Allen parallels. C.K. also apparently uses the N-word.

His appearance on tonight’s The Late Show With Stephen Colbert has also been canceled.

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H/T the Hollywood Reporter 

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*First Published: Nov 9, 2017, 12:45 pm CST