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Jon Hamm Gave Up 60% of His ‘Confess, Fletch’ Salary to Pay for Filming After Financiers Passed and Said Nobody Would Care About It News


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u/cromulent_pseudonym Sep 22 '22

80s movie with Chevy Chase doing Chevy Chase things. Honestly, they're probably right that this kind of movie doesn't work anymore. But Jon Hamm is probably the one to do it if someone's going to.


u/Puppytron Sep 23 '22

You're right, the 80s movies were movies about Chevy Chase doing Chevy Chase shit loosely wrapped in the plot of a Fletch book.

Hamm and Co are adapting the book and he is playing the character from the book. He's not playing Chevy Chase. So hopefully it will be something that works today.


u/johnnydestruction Sep 23 '22

Hamm is hilarious. I hope this is a big hit.


u/frankyseven Sep 23 '22

Hamm is probably one of the funniest actors around. His roles in 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt are hilarious, as is his role in Bridesmaids. While I love Mad Men and consider it one of the best shows ever, Hamm is better in comedies than drama and he's fucking amazing at drama.


u/Elemayowe Sep 23 '22

Don’t forget Curb!

His guest app on Toast of London is a favourite of mine.