Just For Laughs fest books Cheech & Chong

Mon Mar 29, 2010 8:51pm EDT
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TORONTO (Hollywood Reporter) - Montreal's Just For Laughs Festival on Monday tapped Cheech & Chong, Brad Garrett, Aziz Ansari, Tom Papa, Jo Koy, Greg Giraldo, and festival favorite John Pinette for its talent lineup.

The English section of the Just For Laughs festival is set to run July 6-18.

Garrett will host the inaugural Relationship Gala on July 14, with Tom Papa ("The Marriage Ref") also on the marquee that night.

Giraldo will host the "The Nasty Show" stand-up showcase, while Whitney Cummings hosts "The Nasty Girls" and Jo Koy performs as part of "The Ethnic Show -- Ethnical Difficulties."

Ansari ("Parks and Recreation") will bring his "Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious Tour" show to Montreal for a July 15 performance, and Pinette returns to the yukfest with a new one-person show at the Theater Jean-Duceppe from July 13-17.

Just For Laughs also booked "Mom's The Word 2: Unhinged" for the Centaur Theater for varied dates from July 6 to 18.

Also part of the Montreal lineup is "Tap Dogs," which made its North American bow at Just For Laughs in 1996, and the "Young@Heart Chorus," performing July 13.

More talent lineup announcements will be made over the coming months.